Hearty Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup

Hearty Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup - FamilyFreshMeals

Enjoy the flavor of lasagna without all the work. Everyone loves lasagna, right? I mean, just think about it for a minute: noodles, hearty meat sauce, hot bubbling cheese that stretches for miles. What’s not to love? Well, unless maybe it’s all the work it takes to make it. Cooking up the noodles, browning the […]

Fun Fall Lunchbox Ideas

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Fall is a great time to get creative and incorporate your favorite parts of this season into some special lunches for your kids. Think brightly colored leaves, Thanksgiving, pumpkins and scarecrows! Thanksgiving is just around the the corner, so I thought I would share some Fun Fall Lunchbox Ideas with you! {School Lunch} Carrots, apples, cashews, whole […]

Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Latte Recipe

Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Latte Coffee- FamilyFreshMeals.com

Fall flavors at their best! Fall is hands-down my favorite time of year. I love the crisp weather and beautiful colors of the changing leaves. But the absolute best part of this season is pumpkin flavored everything! I’m not gonna lie, this momma looks forward to pumpkin lattes all year round. If you share my […]

Slow Cooker White Pizza Dip

Slow Cooker Cheesy White Pizza Dip - FamilyFreshMeals.com - This easy, cheesy Slow Cooker White Pizza Dip is so incredibly simple to make. You literally throw everything into the slow cooker and go. A few hours later, you have an appetizer ready and waiting. Talk about easy entertaining!

Our summer has been full of backyard barbecues this year. With all these fun gathers going on, I like to have a couple quick and easy appetizers ready to rock. This easy, cheesy Slow Cooker White Pizza Dip is so incredibly simple to make. You literally throw everything into the slow cooker and go. A few […]

Protein Packed Lunchbox Brunch Ideas

Protein Packed Brunch Lunchboxes - FamilyFreshMeals.com - Packing breakfast for lunch can be a fun way to break out of a lunchbox rut. To make sure those bellies stay full until dinnertime, it's important to pack your little ones’ “brunch” lunchboxes full of protein. Head on over to Betty Crocker to get the details on of these protein packed lunches with a fun breakfast twist!

Check out these fast-fix brunch ideas for your lunchbox! Packing breakfast for lunch can be a fun way to break out of a lunchbox rut. So make sure to pin these ideas for later in the school year when you need new lunch idea! To make sure those bellies stay full until dinnertime, it’s important […]

Slow-Cooker Jalapeno Popper Chicken Sandwiches

Slow-Cooker Jalapeno Popper Chicken Sandwiches - Family Fresh Meals

I know, I know…it sounds too good to be true! What’s you favorite appetizer? Mine would have to be jalapeno poppers.  I love how one food can be crunchy, creamy and a tad bit spicy all in one bite. Wouldn’t it be fun to have jalapeno poppers not just as an appetizer, but for a […]

Summer Snack: Beach Ball Chex Mix

Summer Snack Beach Ball Chex Mix -FamilyFreshMeals.com

Oh boy, are you gonna love this quick-to-fix summertime snack!  Beach balls in your chex mix? Well, yes if those “beach balls’ are made of cheese! I love getting my girls involved with this  fun summer snack recipe. While you take care of microwaving, little helpers can help pour, mix and, of course, taste-test. This chex […]

Cute Sandwich Idea for Summer

Cute Sandwich Idea

  He might just be too cute to eat!        It’s officially summer time! Woohoo! And guess what? Betty Crocker has put together a must have guide for summer entertaining!     Betty’s Guide to Summer has got your summer covered from popsicle ideas, how to pack the perfect cooler, refreshing drinks, and […]

Crockpot Fiesta Ranch Chex Mix

Crockpot Fiesta Ranch Chex Mix - FamilyFreshMeals.com

Need something to bring to that Cinco de Mayo party? Don’t know what to make for Cinco de Mayo? With only 7 pantry ingredients and your trusty crockpot, you can whip up this Crockpot Fiesta Ranch Chex Mix in no time! When I first created this recipe for BettyCrocker.com, I didn’t even have Cinco de […]

No Bake Easter Nest Treats

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  The perfect sweet treat for Spring!    Are you ready to check out my newest creation for BettyCrocker.com? These adorable No Bake Easter Nest Treats are no ordinary nests. This scrumptious recipe uses the new Chex Mix™ Popped Sweet & Salty snack mix for the base of your cute little nests. The Chex Mix™ Popped […]

Fuss Free Valentine Lunchbox Ideas

Fuss Free Valentine's Lunchbox Ideas

  Say “I Love you” with a little lunch box love!  It’s just about Valentine’s day and that means I have an excuse to go nuts with all things lovey-dovey for my kids’ lunchboxes. I made some easy ideas for lunches that say “I love you” for BettyCrocker.com.  With a couple heart cookie cutters and some food […]

Slow Cooker Cheese Stuffed Meatballs

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Why yes, that is cheese oozing out of my meatballs.  Have you met a kid who didn’t LOVE spaghetti and meatballs? I know I haven’t. It’s easily a family favorite among many. Tastes great, easy to make and the whole family has happy tummies. Do you want to know how to make spaghetti and meatball […]

Slow Cooker Bacon Ranch Chicken and Pasta

Slow Cooker Bacon Ranch Chicken and Pasta - family fresh meals - So easy, So Yummy!

How breathtaking is this big, beautiful bowl of pasta? I mean, come on… you’re drooling right now, aren’t you? I know it looks like this Slow Cooker Bacon Ranch Chicken and Pasta came from a 5 star Italian restaurant, but it didn’t! This super easy peasy recipe is cooked right in your crockpot. Amazing, right?! […]

Crafty Holiday Cookies for Kids 3D Present Cookies

Crafty Holiday Cookies for Kids - FFM

  Santa is going to be jumping for joy when he comes down the chimney to find these!    If you have been following Family Fresh Meals, you know that I have the honor of being a Betty Blogger for Betty Crocker.  For the  holiday season, Betty Crocker puts together a Red Hot Holiday Trends […]

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Harvest Chex Mix

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Harvest Chex Mix - FamilyFreshMeals.com

Getcha’ crunch on with this fall treat!  I’m thrilled to be  posting over at Betty Crocker again this month with this fun fall treat! What is your favorite season? Fall is BY FAR my favorite.  Crunchy leaves, crispy air and pumpkin flavored EVERYTHING! Droooooool There’ s no better way to celebrate this cozy season than […]

Summertime Cooler Snacks and Lunch Ideas

Summertime cooler snacks and lunch ideas - Family Fresh Meals

What snacks are in your summertime cooler? It’s summertime and that means the kids and I are go-go-go. Since school is out, we try to pack in a ton of trips to the beach, pool and local parks. To keep my family fueled up during these fun outings, I make sure to have the cooler […]

Easy Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

Animal Ice Cream Cookies

Don’t give all your cash to the ice cream truck this summer! Make your own cool treats!   Cool off in the kitchen with the kids this summer and create your own animal-shaped ice cream sandwiches together. These easy homemade ice cream sandwiches are a cinch to make,  and talk about fun! Head on over […]