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Buffalo Sloppy Joes (w/ vegetarian option)

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…that! The original recipe called for ground turkey, but I used “fake chicken” to accommodate for my vegetarian Darryl. T, he pictures will be showing the vegetarian meat, however, I will type up the recipe following the original ground turkey. Hope you enjoy this fun, fast twist on the sloppy joe!XO Chef Corey Serves 8Here is what you need:-2 lbs extra lean ground turkey (veg option-use Morning Star Chik’n Strips)– 2 celer…

Mini Meatloaf Cupcakes (with vegetarian option)

A fun way to eat meatloaf

…n whip up in no time!   Here is what you need For 12 individual meatloaves:   -1 lb. extra-lean ground beef (or vegetarian crumble as pictured)   – 1 package of stuffing mix – 1 egg – 1/2 cup of bbq sauce (divided) – 1/2 cheddar cheese or cheese blend – 1 tsp garlic powder – 1 cup of water – salt and pepper For optional mashed potato topping – 3 cups of prepared mashed potatoes and 1/4 cup of frozen…

Beefy Potatoes & Peppers (with vegetarian option)

…dles and ENJOY! The Family Fresh Meals girls sure did! XO Chef Corey         Beefy Potatoes & Peppers (with vegetarian option)   Ingredients 1lb baby potatoes, quartered (I used red, butter and purple potato mix) 1 small onion, chopped 2 small bell peppers, cut into strips 1 (12oz) bag dried egg noodles 1 (15oz) can tomato sauce 1 pound of ground beef (or vegetarian crumble. I used Trader Joe’s Beef-Less Ground) 2 tbsp of olive oil, div…

Thai Chicken Salad Appetizer w/ vegetarian option (Pillsbury)

Super yummy Thai Chicken Appetizer

…gging the pie crust, but loved the Thai Chicken mixture                         Thai Chicken Salad Appetizer w/ vegetarian option (Pillsbury)   Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 45 mins Serves: 12-14 Ingredients 1 Tbsp butter 1 tsp hot pepper sauce 1 box of refrigerated pie crust (15oz), softened as directed on box 2.5 cups finely chopped cooked chicken (or vegetarian fake chicken) 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup Thai peanut sauce (fro…

Crockpot Chicken Taco Soup (w/ vegetarian option)

Super easy, healthy family dinner

…with green chilies) – 1 packet of taco seasoning – 2-3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (to make vegetarian, omit chicken & add 2 cans of kidney, white beans or chickpeas.) Optional Toppings: shredded cheese, sour cream Directions 1. Place chopped onions, beans, corn, tomato sauce, tomatoes, and beer into the slow cooker. Mix well. 2. Add taco seasoning and stir to mix together. 3. Place chicken breasts into the mixture, pressi…

Paprika Chicken with Egg Noodles (w/ optional vegetarian option)

…e normal routine From our family to yours……Happy New Year!     Paprika Chicken with Egg Noodles (w/ optional vegetarian option)   Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 45 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients 1/2 pound extra wide egg noodles – 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken, dark or white meat (or 2 bags Morning Star Chik’n Stips for veggie version) – Pepper & Salt – 1 large onion, quartered lengthwis…

BLT Pasta (w/ vegetarian option)

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…sauted to perfection, and really taste amazing. So please do give it a try.   One last IMPORTANT note about the optional crushed red pepper. Being a lover of spicy foods, I thought that kick would be an awesome touch to this pasta. Since I was serving this to the kids too, I made some with and without.   At the first bite, Darryl (the vegetarian who hates veggies) said ” Wow, this is fresh… delicious!” 15 seconds later…. &…

Cheesy Green Bean & Bacon Pot Pie (with vegetarian option)

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…r email!XOCorey, Darryl, Big D & Little D                       Cheesy Green Bean & Bacon Pot Pie (with vegetarian option)   Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 40 mins Total time: 55 mins Serves: 6-8 Ingredients – 1/2 lb bacon sliced into 1/2 inch pieces (or 1/2 box of Morning Star veggie Bacon for veggie version) – 1 medium onion, finely chopped – 1 Tablespoon fresh minced garlic – 12 oz bag of frozen green beans &#821…

Cheesy Pepperoni Bites (with vegetarian option)

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…se treats during our Academy Award party. A perfect appetizer for any party!       Cheesy Pepperoni Bites (with vegetarian option)   Prep time: 15 mins Total time: 15 mins Serves: 8 Ingredients 3/4 cup flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 cup milk 1 egg 4 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded (about 1 cup) 4 ounces turkey pepperoni, chopped 1/2 cup pizza sauce 2 Tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil Instructions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease…

Loaded Baked Potato Rounds (with vegetarian option)

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…-14 minutes in preheated oven until cheese is melted & bubbly.             Loaded Baked Potato Rounds (with vegetarian option)   Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 40 mins Serves: 2 Ingredients 1-2 large russet potatoes, scrubbed well cooking spray 1 Cup shredded colby jack 3 slices of your favorite bacon, cooked and crumbled salt and pepper chopped parsley or chives, for garnish Instructions First preheat oven to 375 degrees….

Pizza Dip (with vegetarian option)

…s all you have on had…. go for it! 5.  Spread the pizza sauce on top. 6. (This is where you would add any optional “pizza toppings”) I left this one just cheese so Darryl could partake.  7.  Sprinkle with remaining cheese. 8. Either bake on 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes… or microwave for 5 minutes.  Serve warm, with tortilla chips or crusty bread.  Yum!       Pizza Dip (with vegetarian option)   Prep time: 10 mins Cook tim…

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie (make one freeze one, with vegetarian version)

Make 2 now, enjoy one later.

…two of my favorite things. Pie & veggies.      Darryl and I got to talking the other day about prepackaged vegetarian meals Morning Star Farms used to make, but didn’t anymore.   He REALLY missed their vegetarian Chik’n Pot Pie. I thought it would be great to make a FRESH vegetarian potpie for him.      I also had some leftover rotisserie chicken sitting in my fridge from our last Super Target trip, (Archer Farms = best rotisseri…

Waffle Pizza Dippers

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…1; 2 cans (8oz each) crescent rolls– 1 jar pizza sauce– pepperoni slices (about 32 slices, omit for vegetarian option) 1. Preheat waffle iron to medium/high. Unroll first can of dough flat on a working surface. 2. Separate each crosswise, making 2 7x6inch rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. Repeat for second can. You should have 4 rectangles like this picture. 3. Combine cheese, basil, oregano and set aside. 4. Place one 7x…

Darryl’s Famous Vegetarian Chili

…this chili. Wanna find out what they are?  When I first met my wonderful husband Darryl, he made me his famous vegetarian chili. This stuff is golden. Let me tell you the story about when he first made it for me. We had been dating only a couple weeks. Darryl made a big, beautiful batch of his chili. He handed me a bowl and told me not to take too much. “Only take  what you can eat….don’t take too much.” I proceeded to ta…

Crockpot Sausage & Tortellini Stew (with vegetarian version)

An easy family dinner they all will love

…XO Corey      Here is what you need: -1 lb of Italian or turkey sausages (or MorningStar Grillers Crumbles for vegetarian version)-28 oz canned tomatoes-9oz frozen green beans-1 large onion, chopped-1/2 tsp Italian seasoning-9oz refrigerated cheese tortellini-1 tbsp oregano-1 tbsp basil-3 cloves minced garlic– 1 tbsp olive oil 1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add sausage, onion and garlic. Saute until meat is browned &…

Crockpot Stuffed Bell Peppers (w/ optional vegetarian version)

30 Easy Crockpot Recipes - crockpot stuffed bell peppers

…Just CLICK HERE and enter your email! XO Corey, Darryl, Big D & Little D Crockpot Stuffed Bell Peppers (w/ optional vegetarian version) Author: Corey Valley Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 6 hours Total time: 6 hours 10 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients 6 large bell peppers 1.5 lbs raw ground chuck (or Morning Star Grillers Recipe Crumbles for vegetarian version)- 2 cups cooked wild rice 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock 1 (15oz) can of diced tomatoe…

Thai Garlic & Basil Chicken – optional vegetarian version included

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…asionally   until it’s cooked through, 2-3 more minutes.  6. Add basil, toss well and serve.  Here is the vegetarian version. I served both over this amazing stuff I found at Costco…Organic  Uyuni Quinoa & Whole Grain Brown Rice.  She sure loved trying to use chopsticks   Thai Garlic & Basil Chicken – optional vegetarian version included   Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 30 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients He…

Crockpot Lasagna Soup

Crockpot & Slow Cooker

…extra fat…that isn’t even necessary, just a suggestion. Here is what you need: Serves 6-8 1 lb ground beef (or vegetarian crumble) 3 cups of beef broth (or vegetable broth to make vegetarian) 4-5 cloves of garlic, minced 1 TB dried parsley 1 TB dried basil 1/2 cup chopped onion 1, 28 oz can of diced tomatoes 1, 6oz can of tomato paste 1 cup V8 (or any vegetable drink) 2 cups uncooked shell pasta 1/4 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup of water Optiona…

Easy Breakfast Bites Recipe

Easy Breakfast Bites -Quick and easy family breakfast -- FamilyFreshMeals.com --

…page) 8 oz tube of refrigerated crescent dough 2 eggs 8 slices , links or pieces of cooked breakfast meat (for vegetarian option, omit, or use vegetarian meat substitute) 1/4 cup cheddar cheese 1/2 tbs butter (to scrabble egg in) salt and pepper in eggs to taste Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Beat 2 eggs and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Scramble your eggs with the ½ tbsp of butter. Set aside in a bowl. 2.  Unroll your tub…