Pantry Challenge Week!!!!! What We’re Eating & How Much I’m Hoping to Spend This Week!


I was goofing off in the kitchen yesterday (yes on Mother's Day!) and I was poking around in the cabinets and freezer and decided that this week would be perfect for a pantry challenge week. It will give me the opportunity to be creative, to keep out of the drive thru lane (it's one of those extra busy, end-of-school year weeknight activities kinda week, and the temptation will … [Read more...]

Slopp-Cheesy Joe Sliders

Sloppy Cheesy Sliders

This recipe is featured in the 21 Freezer Cooking Recipes from Costco Meal Plan #5. We are huge sloppy joe fans. Definitely one of those meals that I know all the plates on the table will be polished clean. This meal could easily be slipped into the First Costco Meal Plan, or the Second Costco Meal Plan. It uses ground beef, dinner rolls and frozen veggies...each of … [Read more...]

Chicken Fajita Nachos

Chicken Fajita Nachos Recipe

I love it when I'm actually operating "one step ahead" of myself. What I mean by that, is that life moves so much more smoothly when I'm prepared. When I've taken a few minutes at some point to actually prepare. It makes meals like this one easier to get to the table...and these days, I NEED easy at 5 pm when it's time to make dinner. I CRAVE easy. (And that may or may not have … [Read more...]

Chili with Caramelized Onion Cornbread

Chili with Caramelized Onion Cornbread

I heart caramelized onions. I adore the flavor and I especially love the way they make the house smell when they are caramelizing. Its a tossup between caramelizing onions and roasting garlic. Jury is still out on that one. So I'm teaming up with Formula 409 and their 'America's Love Affair with Grease' campaign...helping home chefs see that a messy meal isn't worth … [Read more...]