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big mac salad with lettuce, tomatoes, ground beef, diced pickles, shredded carrots, white onions and drizzled with thousand island

This has to be about the quickest, most delicious last minute dinner option out there. This Big Mac salad is bursting with flavor and personally I think it totally hits the spot if you’re craving a big juicy burger, but trying to keep things low carb. This recipe has saved my tail a few times Read more


Slow Cooker Hawaiian Chicken Tacos

tortilla with chicken, spicy ranch slaw and cabbage

This might be my absolute most favorite crock pot meal of all time. Totally serious. I know I say that about a lot of meals, but I really mean it! Seriously though, these Hawaiian chicken tacos get a 5 star review from every member of my household, and considering we have some picky eaters, that Read more


One Pot Creamy Tomato Spinach Pasta

creamy tomata spinach pasta topped with parmesan cheese in white bowl

I’m not a huge fan of Italian food. There. I said it. It’s not so much that I don’t like it. It’s okay…it’s just not something I crave. But this creamy tomato spinach pasta has been a part of my meal rotation in some form or another for years. It’s simple and delicious and filling Read more

Spicy shrimp tostadas with pineapple salsa and guacamole

Looking for an EASY and delicious meal idea for dinner? Look no further! These spicy Hawaiian shrimp tostadas come together quickly and are sure to be a crowd pleaser. Combining sweet pineapple salsa, savory gaucamole, and spicy shrimp, these tostadas are an amazing flavor sensation that will utterly delight your tastebuds.  Tips for Making Spicy Read more


Garlic Parmesan Shrimp Recipe

Quick and easy garlic parmesan shrimp with spinach

It’s buttery and garlicky and cheesy and delicious, and it can be on the table in 15 minutes! What is the delectable dish? It’s the stuff dreams are made of….garlic parmesan shrimp! This was a wild hit with the family, and came together so quickly. My favorite kind of meal! I’ve been on a shrimp Read more

Copycat crunchwrap supreme recipe with 7 ingredients - tortilla shells, taco meat, sour cream, cheese sauce, tostadas, lettuce and tomatoes

When I was in my twenties and single, I had an obsession with crunchwraps from Taco Bell. They were just so delicious and filing and fit my meager budget. So I was honestly kind of disappointed in myself when I realized how quick and easy it was to make your own at home. It only Read more


Quick & Easy Pepper Steak Stir Fry

pepper steak stir fry with bell peppers and onions

My husband and I like steak, but our boys aren’t big eaters of that.  And maybe that’s okay given how pricey it can be!  So I like to serve steak when I can pick it up on sale, but we never need too much of it. That’s where this Pepper Steak Stir Fry came in Read more


Chicken Shawarma (Slow Cooker Recipe)

Crock Pot chicken shawarma served in naan bread with mixed greens, diced tomatoes, red onion and tzatziki sauce

Have you ever heard of chicken shawarma? I’ll be honest. I hadn’t until very recently. I grew up eating your typical American and Italian dishes, and we didn’t really branch out much. But when I was in high school, the people who lived across the street were from India, and the smells that would waft Read more

5 ingredient slow cooked creamy italian chicken pasta

This creamy Italian chicken pasta has only five ingredients and it is divine! PLUS, you just throw it all in the slow cooker and walk away. Can’t beat that! I wish I would have discovered this recipe years ago. Even though I enjoy cooking, there are some days when it’s just really nice to come Read more


20+ Excellent Meatless Recipes for Lent!

Lent is almost here!  It’s the time of year that some Catholics start thinking of ideas for meals that are meatless.  And recipes that most of the family will enjoy.  Without feeling too deprived. Using pinterest, it’s clear that we’re blessed to live in a time where there are almost countless recipes out there that Read more