Cheesy Beef & Broccoli Shells

Day 38 of my #PantryChallenge Quick and easy dinner tonight. Cheesy Beef & Broccoli Shells! It would have been leagues better if I’d had whole milk and fresh broccoli on hand, but what can ya do. It’s really easy, inexpensive and kids love it! Definitely one of my favorite weeknight meals. Cheesy Beef & BroccoliContinue reading “Cheesy Beef & Broccoli Shells”

Sweet & Sour Pork Meatballs

Day 34 of my #PantryChallenge Dinner tonight is Sweet & Sour Meatballs over farfalle pasta! I normally make my meatballs with a 70/30 pork to beef ratio, but didn’t have any ground beef defrosted. 🤷‍♀️ So pork it is! This recipe also works great with ground turkey. You can, of course, use bottled sweet andContinue reading “Sweet & Sour Pork Meatballs”

Copycat Panda Express Sweet Fire Chicken

Day 16 of my 8 week Pantry Challenge! I almost caved and ordered Panda Express. I REALLY wanted their Sweet Fire Chicken, Broccoli Beef and Fried Rice. 😂 But then I remembered that it costs $12/plate and I have what I need to make it for around $5. You can use bottled Sweet Chile SauceContinue reading “Copycat Panda Express Sweet Fire Chicken”

Air Fryer Cranberry Sauce Turkey Meatloaf

Day 5 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge. Because can you really have too much Thanksgiving dinner? Especially if it makes an amazing sandwich for lunch the next day. Air Fryer Cranberry Sauce Turkey Meatloaf with Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes, Turkey Gravy, Stuffing, buttered biscuit Cheesy Garlic Corn Bake and Buttered Peas. I know a lotContinue reading “Air Fryer Cranberry Sauce Turkey Meatloaf”

Baked Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks

Day 4 of my 8 week #pantrychallenge and I’ve already strayed from the menu. But they’re more like guidelines, right? I really wanted Buffalo Wings, but the rules of the challenge and my wallet say no. I did have some chicken drumsticks in my freezer, though! They turned out crispy and delicious! Half Buffalo Drums,Continue reading “Baked Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks”

Restaurant Style Mexican Rice

I have no idea how traditional it is, but it’s the closest to restaurant style Mexican rice I’ve come. It’s so simple and quick to make! If you can’t stand cilantro you can use parsley. ❤️ Restaurant Style Mexican Rice Servings: 6 Cooking Time: 25 Minutes • 1 cup medium grain Rice• 1 cup ChickenContinue reading “Restaurant Style Mexican Rice”

Pizza Dough

Like 99% of the population, I love pizza! From the traditional to the unique, the combination of fresh baked pizza dough, melted cheese and rich sauce and delicious toppings can’t be beat. Making your dough from scratch makes all the difference. You have more control over the salt and sugar levels, plus you can getContinue reading “Pizza Dough”

Crispy Cheese Breakfast Bagel

I’m not usually a breakfast person but I was so excited about making a breakfast sandwich! The combination of crispy, baked cheese and gooey melted cheese is amazing! I’m definitely going to be making this again! Home baked everything bagel, scrambled eggs, breakfast sausage, bacon, parmesan cheddar cheese crisp and a handful of sharp cheddar!Continue reading “Crispy Cheese Breakfast Bagel”

Breakfast Waffle Tacos

I got a new waffle maker for Christmas and I’m finally putting it to good use. These Breakfast “Tacos” are amazing! They’re a little clunky, but sooo good! The drizzle of syrup over top is key! Waffle Breakfast Tacos Eggs: 6 large Eggs 2 Tablespoons Heavy Cream Salt and Pepper to taste Pinch of RubbedContinue reading “Breakfast Waffle Tacos”

Supreme Stromboli

First dinner of 2020! This Stromboli is a personal favorite of mine. It has all my favorite toppings plus it makes my home smell like a pizzeria. Win-win! This is always a major hit with the kiddos and leftovers are almost unheard of. Supreme Stromboli Pizza dough; proofed 1/2 cup Marinara Sauce 1/2 cup MozzarellaContinue reading “Supreme Stromboli”