Shepherd’s Pie.. EASY & QUICK Version!

Shepherd’s Pie Ingredients: 4 large potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 pound ground beef 1 packet brown gravy mix 1 cup water 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 (8 ounce) package frozen mixed vegetables 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese dash of paprika Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees (190 degrees C). Boil the potatoes until tender, then make…

One Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

  Ingredients: 2 tablespoon olive oil 4 stalks celery, chopped handful of the celery leaves, chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 4 carrots, chopped 2-3 chicken breasts, shredded 3 (32 ounce) chicken broth cartons (I use reduced sodium) 1 cup zucchini, chopped 1 (12 ounce) package of frozen vegetables (you can use mixed,…

Beef Tips

  Beef Tips Ingredients:  3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 2 pounds cubed stew meat 1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 (.75 ounce packet) dry brown gravy mix 2 cups  frozen peas Directions: In a large skillet…

Easy Mac & Cheese

Easy Mac & Cheese Ingredients: 1 (16 ounce) box elbow macaroni 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder (optional) 1/4 teaspoon cayenne (optional) ground black pepper to taste 2 cups milk 3 cups shredded Cheddar cheese 1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs for topping (optional) Directions: Bring large pot of…

New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam Chowder Ingredients: 6 slices bacon, sliced into small 1/2 inch pieces 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped 4 stalks celery, finely chopped 3 carrots, finely chopped 1 tablespoon minced garlic 6 russet potatoes, cubed 4 cups whole milk OR 3 cups whole milk & 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1 – 8 ounce…

Chili – Any Meat

Chili – Any Meat The great thing about this recipe is it is so versatile! I can use what I have on hand and avoid going to the dreaded store. You can use either ground turkey, ground hamburger or shredded chicken for this chili.         Ingredients 1 pound meat of choice 1…

White Cheese Shredded Chicken Lasagna

Ingredients 9 lasagna noodles (or 1 box oven ready lasagna noodles) 1/2 cup butter 1 onion, finely chopped 2-4 cloves garlic, minced (adjust to your taste) 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups chicken broth 1 1/2 cups milk 4 cups shredded mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided 1 teaspoon…

London Broil Marinade

Ingredients 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon ketchup 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 4 pounds flank steak or London broil 1 tablespoon sriracha (optional) Directions Mix together all ingredients in a small bowl. Place meat into…

Carne Asada or Chicken Marinade -Tacos/Fajitas

  Being raised in California we had the opportunity to experience Carne Asada that was out of this world. Problem is that now we live in Georgia and good Carne Asada is hard to come by. After a bit of tweaking we finally settled upon a recipe that reminds us of home. Enjoy! Carne Asada…

Zuppa Toscana Soup – Spicy/Mild Version

It may not be winter but sometimes you just crave a good soup to fill you up. We absolutely love the Zuppa Toscana soup from a popular chain restaurant but can’t justify driving the 30 minutes to get there. Here is our version we hope you enjoy! Zuppa Toscana Soup and Homemade Bread Machine Rolls…

Meaty Lasagna or Veggie Version

Forget the grab and bake frozen pizza when you can have ingredients for this on standby. Soo easy and flavorful! Meaty Lasagna The kiddos dug into it before I could get the picture, it smelled that good! Ingredients: 1 roll Jimmy Dean original sausage 2 jars your favorite pasta sauce (Mine is Ragu Garden Style,…

Salsa Chicken in the Slow-Cooker or Oven

Throw it in and forget about it! I love this recipe, it’s very flavorful! I’ll start it in the morning and it’ll be ready by the time dinner rolls around. If I’m short on time I will just bake it, very versatile! Pairs with my Easy Spanish Rice recipe. Salsa Chicken Ingredients: 4 – 6…