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Beef, Camping, Low-Carb, One Pan

Dutch Oven Pot Roast with Cabbage and Onions

May 29, 2017
Dutch Oven Pot Roast with Cabbage and Onions

Pot Roast is a regular meal at our house. There is something about the simple roasted flavor of a Dutch Oven Pot Roast that is so satisfying.

Nothing fancy, no special techniques. Just sear, add vegetables and seasonings and pop it in the oven.

On a bed of green cabbage and sweet-savory onions, this tender roast is even more tasty.

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best, Chicken, Main Dishes, One Pan

Country Chicken Cacciatore

May 11, 2017
Country Chicken Cacciatore. Country garden vegetables like fresh zucchini and summer squash, tomatoes, and white wine create a flavorful stew that is amazing.

In the event you are ever at a total loss of what to cook, remember this recipe for Country Chicken Cacciatore. This one pan recipe hits all the yummy high notes.

Golden brown chicken thighs are cooked until the skin is crispy, but tender and moist on the inside. Country garden vegetables like fresh zucchini and summer squash, tomatoes, and white wine create a flavorful stew that is amazing.

Yes, I said amazing.

You have to try this recipe.

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30 Minute or Less, Main Dishes, One Pan

Veggie Sausage Skillet

April 21, 2017
Veggie Sausage Skillet

There are times when you need an easy and healthy recipe. You know, something fast that isn’t a diet-buster. Veggie Sausage Skillet is exactly the go-to dinner recipe.

Easy, check.  Healthy, check.  Fast, check check!

Fresh zucchini squash, inexpensive chopped cabbage, sweet bell peppers and tangy cherry tomatoes …so good!  Combined with smoked turkey sausage, this one pan recipe will be a hit with your family.

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Chicken, Main Dishes, One Pan

Hoisin BBQ Chicken

April 5, 2017
Hoisin BBQ Chicken

Is it just me, or does looking at BBQ chicken automatically make your mouth water?  You can almost taste it, right?  Wait until you try this saucy Hoisin BBQ Chicken recipe.  This easy chicken dinner recipe has all of the familiar flavors of BBQ chicken with an Asian kick.

My two favorite parts of this easy weeknight recipe?

Number 1:  The sauce has only 3 ingredients.

Number 2:  Sear and bake the chicken in the same skillet.

Try this recipe, it is a weeknight savior!

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30 Minute or Less, Kid Friendly Recipes, One Pan, Pasta

One Pot Broccoli Mac and Cheese

April 3, 2017
One Pot Broccoli Mac and Cheese

Macaroni Mondays. I think that should be a thing. Let’s make it a thing. Monday’s deserve pasta and cheese and easy recipes. Recipes like One Pot Broccoli Mac and Cheese.

Who wants fussy recipes on a Monday? Nobody.

Who wants to do a ton of dishes on Monday? Not me.

Macaroni is the MacGyver of the kitchen. It won’t blow anything up or jump out of a helicopter…but you know what I mean.

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Beef, Main Dishes, Mexican, One Pan

Chili Colorado Skillet

March 31, 2017

Lord have mercy, lemme tell ya’ll how good this Chili Colorado Skillet is. This rivals any restaurant version I’ve had. If you are a fan of this spicy Mexican dish, you have to try our recipe.

This Mexican-inspired recipe features chunks of beef slow-simmered until tender in a rich, bold and spicy chili sauce.  That’s the best part. Spicy!

Serve with rice, refried beans and tortillas for a delicious and filling meal.

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Essentials, One Pan, Sides

Baked Lemon Rice

February 23, 2017
Baked Lemon Rice

Rice is one of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to stretch out any meal. Budget hero ingredient!  If you love tender, perfectly fluffy rice with zero effort, you have to try this Baked Lemon Rice.

Throw together this simple side dish recipe in about five minutes with just a few basic ingredients. Then kick back brothers and sisters, and let the oven do all of the work.

Plus, the fragrant smell of Jasmine rice, lemon zest, and garlic will make your kitchen smell amazing!


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30 Minute or Less, Breakfast, Easter, Low-Carb, One Pan, Pork, Potatoes

Sweet Potato Sausage Brunch

December 3, 2016
Sweet Potato Sausage Brunch

I need a t-shirt that says “I love sweet spuds”. Seriously, I LOVE sweet potatoes. Funny thing is, I prefer them in a savory dish, like this Sweet Potato Sausage Brunch.

Sure, they are great with traditional brown sugar, butter,  marshmallows, pecans and served as a sweet-side dish or dessert. I will be the last girl on earth to turn a sweet tater down.

But paired with spicy seasonings and a savory ingredient…hold me back.

This quick and delicious brunch is a filling and flavorful recipe you will want to make again.

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Amie Jo's Choice, Christmas, Desserts, Holiday, One Pan, Thanksgiving

Cinnamon Cherry Crockpot Cobbler

November 2, 2016
Cinnamon Cherry Crockpot Cobbler

Warm and bubbly cherry filling flavored with cinnamon over a sweet and moist cobbler-cake batter. Oh my goodness! This easy dessert recipe uses 5 ingredients and takes about 5 minutes to prep.  Yes, sign me up. Cinnamon Cherry Crockpot Cobbler is irresistible.

Easy to throw together, even easier to cook, your friends and family will be impressed. Plus your kitchen will smell like the holidays while it cooks up in your crockpot.

Just when you thought you couldn’t love your crockpot any more!

(Thanks to my sweet mother-in-law for the idea!)

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Main Dishes, One Pan, Potatoes

Chili Potato Bowls

October 22, 2016
Chili Potato Bowls

Why have a plain old baked potato when you can make Chili Potato Bowls?

Fall is here, time for all of your favorite comfort foods: chili, soup, stews and more. This recipe is an easy way to use your chili leftovers with a few special touches.  Tender and savory onions and peppers are a delicious topping for this meal.

Super easy and super cheesy, these are a hit. Chili Potato Bowls is a great recipe for two hungry people, or easily adaptable to feed more.

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30 Minute or Less, One Pan, Sides

Simple Zucchini Wild Rice

October 13, 2016

This is one of my NEW favorite side dish recipes. Ok, ok, so maybe everytime I post something I’m “OMG, this is my favorite!” That’s just the way I am. Put something delicious in front of me, and I fall in love. Simple Zucchini Wild Rice is an easy side dish you can throw together in less than 30 minutes.

To keep is super fast and easy, we started with an Uncle Ben’s Wild Rice mix and added fresh and healthy zucchini to it.

No shame in our shortcuts! (Another 4 Ingredient Fix!)

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