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These 30 minute meals are perfect for the busy cook who doesn’t have a lot of time to spend on meal prep. They may be quick, but they have all the flavor in the world.

Baked Trout Recipe – Parmesan Panko Crusted Trout Fillets in the Oven

This baked trout recipe is crispy on the outside with a tender center that is seasoned with Dijon mustard and light mayonnaise. Parmesan cheese and Panko breadcrumbs make these rainbow trout fillets a hit at dinner! I used to fish a lot when I was younger. Catching lake trout and cooking them for dinner was …

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Buttermilk Corn Bread Muffins Recipe – Great Comfort Food Side Dish

What personifies comfort food better than fluffy buttermilk corn bread muffins? These muffins make a great side dish and I love to add them to one of my hearty breakfast recipes, too. To me, cold spring nights are the time for comfort food in all its glory. There is nothing quite like sitting down to …

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Balsamic Chicken & Vegetables – Easy 30 minute Chicken Recipe made in One pot

This one pot balsamic chicken recipe is one of my favorite 30 minute meals. Tender and juicy chicken is flavored with a tasty balsamic sauce that brings the vegetable to life. And even better, this delicious chicken recipe is a one pan meal, as well! We are all busy and most of us don’t have …

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Broccoli Cheese Chicken and Rice Skillet – Easy 15 Minute Recipe

If you are looking for an easy stove top chicken recipe with tons of flavor, you can’t go wrong with this broccoli cheese chicken and rice skillet dish. It has just six ingredients and is easy as can be. It is on the table in less than 20 minutes! One pot meals are a big …

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Creamy Garlic Mushroom Chicken – Comfort Food Penne Pasta Recipe

Now is the time for comfort food in our house! We love rich and wholesome dishes that are hearty and earthy at this time of the year.  And what could fit the bill better than this Creamy Garlic Mushroom Chicken recipe?   The recipe ticks all the boxes for easy comfort food and tastes delicious, …

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One Pot Sausage Rotini Bake – Authentic Italian Farmers’ Market Taste

Is your family looking for some new recipes right now? This one pot sausage rotini bake is super easy to prepare and clean up is a breeze, since everything comes together in one pot. And the taste?  TO DIE FOR!! Anyone who reads my blog knows that I am a big fan of easy weeknight …

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Chicken Piccata with Artichoke hearts (with Gluten Free Adjustments)

Missing your favorite restaurant food right now?  If you love the tasty of tangy and tart dishes with a smooth and velvety sauce, this recipe for chicken piccata with artichoke hearts is for you. The dish is one of my favorite 30 minute meals, but tastes as though you spent hours on it.  It is …

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Teriyaki Chicken with Vegetables – Time for Take-out at Home!

This Teriyaki chicken with vegetables is an Asian inspired dish that I love to make at home. It’s one of my favorite 30 minute meals! I used to be a huge fan of takeaway Chinese food.  Lately, though, I have not enjoyed it as much as I used to.  I don’t know if it is …

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Herb Crusted Chicken Breasts – Gluten Free – Whole30 – Paleo Recipe

YUM! I have a love affair going on with this herb crusted chicken recipe. Not only does the chicken look fabulous on a plate, but it is also super moist, full of flavor from a special herb mix and really tender. Are you looking for Paleo crusted chicken recipes?  Look no further. This recipe gives me …

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Taco Wraps – Spicy Mexican Tortilla Cheeseburger Wrap Recipe

This recipe for taco wraps takes the tastes of cheeseburgers and spicy tacos and combines them into one tasty Mexican tortilla recipe.  This is one of my husband’s favorite 30 minute meals. Do you love the taste of tacos?  If so, you’ll love this delicious lunch time meal.  (See my easy taco melts for another …

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Phyllo Cup Appetizers – BBQ Pulled Pork Phyllo Cups

These phyllo cup appetizers are easy to make and will be a big hit at any BBQ gathering. Tender pulled pork and a tangy BBQ sauce add just the right amount of kick to these little bites. This recipe is one of my favorite easy appetizers. You can fill them up with all sorts of tasty …

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Strawberry Buttercream Cupcakes – The Perfect Sweet Treat

These strawberry buttercream cupcakes use these two of my favorite flavors flavors and are the perfect dessert to tempt your loved one, (and yourself) on Valentine’s day (or any day for that matter!). Cupcakes are a great choice to add to any party dessert table. I love the taste of chocolate and strawberries. It’s decadent, but also …

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Crostini Recipes – Easy Crostini Party Appetizers – Crudites Topping Ideas

Entertaining this time of the year can make for a stressful few months if you don’t have a few easy appetizers in your arsenal. Lucky for me, (and you!) these Crostini Recipes come together in a flash and are perfect for those times when guests show up with little notice. Do you like 30 minute meals? …

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How to Make a Colorful Greek Chopped Salad for Summer

This Greek chopped salad has a summer time taste that pairs well with grilled meats or fish and it makes a really popular pot luck take along. The salad is full of bite sized ingredients that are so pleasing to the eye. You’ll be transported to the Mediterranean with every bite! Summer is the time …

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Creamy Garlic Parmesan Mushroom Chicken – Easy 30 Minute Recipe

This creamy garlic Parmesan mushroom chicken recipe features tender chicken breasts and mushrooms swimming in a rich garlicky Parmesan sauce. The easy recipe is on the table in less than 30 minutes and you’ll be delighted to see the last drop of sauce gone from the plates! We have chicken often during the week at …

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Creamy Chicken Pot Pie Soup – Easy 30 Minute Meal

Time to get cozy with a chicken pot pie – soup style.  If you love the flavor of chicken pieces with vegetables smothered a rich white gravy, you’ll want to dig into this creamy chicken pot pie soup.  It’s so hearty and filling and super easy to make. I love the taste of chicken pot …

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Gluten Free Lemon Slice – Tasty Lemon Sunshine Bars that Your Family Will Love

This Gluten free Lemon Slice recipe has the perfect balance of tart and sweet with a creamy center that feels and tastes almost like custard. The crumble topping adds the perfect crunchy texture to these sunshine bars. I love bar recipes of any kind but when you add lemon to the mix, my husband gets …

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Roasting Red Peppers – How to Roast Red Peppers in the Oven

Roasting red peppers is super easy to do and gives you a great tasting result that is so different from the pepper’s natural taste.  This cooking tip gives you four ways for roasting peppers and works with both sweet bell peppers, and spicy chili peppers. If you have never eaten a roasted red pepper, fresh from …

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Skinny Shrimp Alfredo – Healthy Shrimp & Fettuccine Recipe

This skinny shrimp Alfredo recipe has been slimmed down from the traditional dish to save lots of calories without skimping on the flavor. The sauce is creamy and silky without the need of heavy cream and limiting the cheese gives plenty of taste but a light finish. It is one of my favorite shrimp recipes. …

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Cumin Grilled Chicken Breasts – (Whole30 Paleo) Middle Eastern Recipe

These cumin grilled chicken breasts are a tasty 30 minute recipe that is made with an easy spice rub. The rub has just three ingredients and gives the chicken a savory Middle Eastern flavor that tastes amazing. The recipe can be cooked in the oven, or on a stove top or outdoor grill which makes it …

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30 Minute Easy Taco Melts – Spicy Taco Biscuit Recipe

If you are having a day when getting dinner on the table is a chore, then these quick and easy taco melts will become one of your favorite 30 minute meals.  These delicious bundles have a spicy flavored meat center with cheese, all baked inside a rolled out slice of biscuit dough. For another great …

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Garlic Parsley Shrimp – Spicy Shrimp Recipe (Whole30 – Paleo-Gluten Free)

This spicy garlic parsley shrimp recipe could not be easier to make. It is ready in about 15 minutes but has a rich flavor that makes it perfect as a main course, an easy appetizer, or a decadent salad topping. Prep is quick and the dish will be on the table in a flash. If …

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Penne Pasta Recipe – One Pot Beef and Penne in a Red Wine Tomato Sauce

This easy penne pasta recipe has ground beef and penne cooked in a red wine tomato sauce that is rich and flavorful. It makes a tasty addition to your collection of one pot meals.  Everything is made in one pan to make clean up super easy when you are done cooking. Mushrooms, onions and garlic give a …

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Whole30 Bacon Frittata with Mushrooms and Tomatoes – Healthy Breakfast Recipe

Looking for a quick and easy healthy breakfast recipe?  Try making a Whole30 Bacon Frittata. It’s a fabulous combination of bacon, eggs, mushrooms and tomatoes with dark leafy greens and fresh herbs.  This light, but hearty Frittata recipe is so easy to prepare and is one of my favorite breakfast recipes.  It also makes a tasty and light lunch time …

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Peppermint Rice Krispie Bars – Holiday Rice Krispie Treat Recipe

Crushed peppermints give these Peppermint Rice Krispie Bars a holiday look & taste. This Rice Krispie recipe is simple to make and delicious, too. If you like Peppermint holiday desserts and bar recipes, you will love this amazing sweet treat.  This festive Christmas treat is a variation of the normal Rice Krispie Bars that are …

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