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Sweet Potato & Chicken Sausage Hash ~ New 31 Days of Skillet Dinners Recipe!

Sweet Potato Chicken Sausage Skillet Dinner Recipe-6

If only my stomach were a little larger. Because if it were, I would have tried to eat this entire skillet. All by myself. This is a phenomenal combination of sweetness, heartiness and warmth. It's a great, simple meal that will warm your tummy on these FRIGID COLD DAYS. {And yes, it's totally okay to stand over the skillet to keep yourself warm!} It's not even 'that … [Read more...]

Dilled Tomato Sauce over Rice & White Beans {Vegetarian}

Dilled Tomato Sauce over Rice and White Beans |

How does your family feel about tomato sauce? I mean, we all know pasta is the greatest thing since sliced bread. But the love of the sauce is important here. Because this recipe is a Mediterranean twist on tomato sauce and is served over rice. A couple of tricks to make this recipe super easy for you: If your family isn't particularly fond of the tough skin on grape … [Read more...]

Creamy Ranch Chicken Skillet Dinner ~ New 31 Days of Skillet Dinners Recipe

Creamy Ranch Chicken Skillet Dinner |

So this is seriously, slamming delicious. Like, gourmet restaurant delicious. I'm not sure if it's the homemade 'cream of mushroom' sauce {photo tutorial below} or the homemade ranch dressing mix. It's probably the combination of the ranch and mushroom flavors, all cream-ified together. Whatever it is, it's slamming delicious. Like Ka-Bam. Slam. Jam. Delicious. My … [Read more...]

Chorizo Frittata

Breakfast Chorizo Frittata |

Love me some chorizo! It's my favorite kind of breakfast taco to order from our nearby jalisco. (A jalisco is a type of Tex-Mex restaurant here in San Antonio, specializing in food made from the Jalisco region in Mexico.) There's one about 10 minutes from our house that has the We don't go out for breakfast very often (once every 2 months … [Read more...]

20 Meals from Costco for $150 – The 2nd Edition of Slow Cooker Freezer Packs!

Costco Meal Plan #6 Complete Printables Small

Happy New Year friend! If you made a goal or resolution to spend less on groceries and staying organized around mealtime, I am here to help!!! The latest meal plan in the 20 Meals from Costco for $150 series is exactly what you need to jump start this new year and reach your goals! The 6th plan is another 'Slow Cooker Freezer Pack' plan with a set of brand new recipes. I … [Read more...]