Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Casserole - - YUM! Favorite family meal!

Dinner will be ready in 30 minutes! I like to call this my speedy version of chicken enchiladas. You get all the flavors packed into this Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Casserole, but in much less time. I usually have many of the ingredients in my pantry already. Most weeks when I make a big batch of […]

Cheesy Biscuit Breakfast Casserole

Cheesy Biscuit Breakfast Casserole

 Eggs, bacon, biscuits and cheese, OH MY!   Some mornings I wake up feeling like eggs, No. Make that bacon…wait, biscuits sure do sound good. Did someone say cheesy?  Throw all those ideas into a baking dish, and you have a perfect go-to breakfast for the weekends. Most of these ingredients are probably sitting in […]

Meatball Sub Casserole

Meatball Sub Casserole -so good!  Family Fresh Meals

Give your fall menu plan a face-lift with an amazing  Meatball Sub Casserole!     This Meatball Sub Casserole has been in our monthly dinner rotation for some time now. It’s super easy, requires very little ingredients and taste like the best meatball sub  you have ever had.   This belly warming Meatball Sub Casserole is also […]

Easy Fourth of July Recipes

Fourth of July Favorites -

  Need some Easy Fourth of July Recipes for your 4th of July gathering?    Happy 4th of July everyone!   This is one of my favorite family holidays. Good food, friends, parades and FIREWORKS!     Here are a couple Family Fresh Meals favorite and Easy Fourth of July Recipes for  you to try out at your 4th of […]

Homemade Healthy Hamburger Helper Recipe

Healthy Hamburger Helper

 There’s NO mystery here folks!  6 REAL ingredients, 1 delicious family favorite.       I know you can all picture the box…with that cute little white glove waving at you. Ah yes, Hamburger Helper. It’s one of those quick meals I know many of you have turned to. WHY? Because it’s super easy and […]

Crockpot Macaroni and Cheese

Dinner just got a whole lot easier.

 There’s no precooking noodles involved here… just pour in the ingredients and GO!       I have run across many crockpot recipes that require you to precook the noodles before placing in the slow cooker. I always wondered ….”what would happen if I did this with uncooked noodles?”    The point of the crockpot is […]

Crockpot Cheesy Chicken & Rice

30 Easy Crockpot Recipes - Crockpot Cheesy Chicken & Rice

Need a basic recipe in your arsenal that will make “happy plates“? There is one word todescribethis crockpot meal…. ADDICTING! The zest from the Zatarain rice, blended with the sweet corn and creamy cheese is AWESOME! The girls loved it and asked for it again the next day. To add a twist to the leftovers, […]

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

Make 2 now, enjoy one later.

 Make two now and enjoy one later!     Ahhh, Homemade Chicken Pot Pie. I have always loved pot pie. It is a combination of 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. […]

Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes

best potatoes ever!

If you are tired of mashed or scalloped potatoes from a box, then  this recipe is for YOU!   For those of you who have been following Family Fresh Meals for a bit, know that my husband Darryl LOVES cheese. His second favorite thing is potatoes covered in cheese. I have been getting better and better […]

Four Cheese Baked Pasta


Pin It Something with this much cheese can’t be wrong.    This cheese packed pasta bake comes from a recent Rachael Ray magazine article. The article was about making large amounts of food when you have to serve up a large group. This recipe originally was written to serve 20 people… but with just the four of […]

Pizza “Pie”


Is pizza night getting boring? Give this pie a try!     Two of my favorite thing…. all wrapped up into one! YES PLEASE! This recipe was so easy & delicious! It is also a perfect recipe to make your own.     You could really add whatever you wanted to your pie. With that […]

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


  This is not your AVERAGE pot pie.     This fun twist on a old holiday favorite reminded me of pumped up green bean casserole, which is a favorite at our house.  Words cannot describe how GOOD this was. All I can say, is that Darryl has requested that I make this pot pie once a […]

BLT Mac ‘n’ Cheese

BLT Mac and Cheese -

 Mac & Cheese with a fun twist!     Once again, I found another Rachael Ray goody in her monthly magazines I am always looking for fun twists on old favorites.   With my whole family being cheese lovers, mac & cheese has always been a favorite around here. My two children have a deep love for […]

Puffed Cheddar-Rice Casserole ( All You Magazine)


Pin It   My husband Darryl loves cheese…..he loves cheese more than he loves me and our children.   So when I saw this, I had to make it for him. Lucky for me, both of our children are following his love of cheese, so I knew this would make a great family fresh meal. […]