Butternut Cranberry Rice Pilaf ~ 31 Days of Freezer Cooking Recipes

Butternut Cranberry Rice Pilaf Recipe

All the flavors of fall in a dinner dish. That's this rice pilaf! When making this, I used 1/2 cup of wild rice because I have some in the pantry and I'm trying to use it up! You could use all brown rice or even all wild rice if you have some. Wild rice is expensive, which is why I try to use it sparingly and stretch it out! This pilaf has roasted butternut squash, … [Read more...]

Featured Pinterest Board: Tacos, Burritos, Enchiladas – All Things Mexican

Having lived in the Dominican Republic and Texas for years, I have a special appreciation and appetite for Mexican food.  It's one of my first picks when we go out to eat which isn't often, so I've learned to make my own. Take a look at some of my favorite Mexican recipes... TexMex Restaurant Style Rice Mushroom Fajita Enchiladas (vegetarian) Cast Iron Chicken … [Read more...]

31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals: Best Tips for When to Add Rice & Pasta

When to Add Rice and Pasta to the Slow Cooker

Making some meat or chicken with a sauce in the slow cooker can make for a wonderful meal. But cooking the rice or pasta “on the side” is not always necessary. With many recipes, you can add the rice or pasta right in and let it cook during the last bit of cooking. However, adding rice or pasta in at the beginning with the meat means you are going to have a mushy mess at the … [Read more...]

Sloppy Joe Bowls

Sloppy Joe Bowls

This recipe is featured in the 21 Gluten Free Freezer Cooking Recipes from Costco Meal Plan #5. This recipe is part of the latest 21 Gluten Free Meals from Costco Plan. I had the most fun making these Sloppy Joes...probably the most fun time ever making Sloppy Joes. Reason being...I had help from the oldest sous chef in the house. Ryan is almost 9 and I decided to use … [Read more...]

Honey Mustard Lentils & Rice Casserole

Honey Mustard Lentil Rice Casserole on 5DollarDinners.com

What's with the crazy half-fluffed photo, Erin? I know that's what your thinking. I haven't lost my mind. Well...since this cooking method is probably a new concept for many of you, I decided to just fluff half of the dish before snapping the photo so that you can see what it will look like when it comes out of the oven. And what it will look like once it's … [Read more...]