Casseroles

Whole30 Shepherd’s Pie – Gluten Free English Shepherd Pie

Shepherd's Pie with potatoes on top

Fall is the time for savory comfort food style casseroles with full bodied flavor. This hearty Whole30 Shepherd’s Pie is a gluten free and Paleo version of the traditional English casserole.  My husband is English and loves it when I make Shepherd’s Pie.  But the normal dish uses mashed potatoes with butter and cream, as well…

Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken with Baby Potatoes and Carrots

Slow cooker meals are some of my favorites.  There is nothing that makes an easy recipe better than adding ingredients to a slow cooker and letting the appliance do the work for you while you are out and about doing other things. This Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken is simple to prepare and flavored beautifully from…

Lasagna Roll Ups – A Variation of the Traditional Casserole Recipe

Lasagna roll up

We love Italian food in our house and lasagna is one of our favorites.  For today’s visit to Italy, I decided to roll up my lasagna noodles into neat little individual serving sized lasagna roll ups that will have your family thinking they are in Italy! Rolling the lasagna noodles makes the ingredients hold the roll…

2016 Top Recipes- Recipes Just 4U

These 2016 Top Recipes posts were the most popular with my readers last year. Perhaps one of them will start the year out right in your kitchen.

One of my favorite things to do, early in the New Year, is to look back over my Google Analytics statistics to see what worked on my blog.  It is always fun to discover which recipes resonated with my readers to make the top 10 list for the previous year.  These 2016 Top Recipes were…

One Pot Sausage Rotini Bake

one pot sausage rotini bake

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PickedAtPeak #CollectiveBias It’s time for a one pot sausage rotini bake. Anyone who reads my blog knows that I am a big fan of easy weeknight meals, particularly 30 minute meals. But don’t let the word easy make you…

Creamy Garlic Chicken Tetrazzini

Chicken tetrazzini

This decadent Chicken Tetrazzini with a wine and garlic sauce is rich and creamy and the whole family will love it. I’m in the mood for something hearty and rich tonight, and I happen to have a cooked chicken that needs to be used up.  This chicken tetrazzini with a decadent and creamy white wine and…

Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole with Bacon

Printable Recipe:  Green Bean Casserole This green bean casserole is one of those tried and true Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner recipes.  It is full of flavor and easy to do. My version uses bacon for an extra boost of flavor. This recipe is easy to do.  First Cook the bacon in a 400º F oven…

Cheese Potato & Italian Sausage Casserole

Cheese Potato & Italian Sausage Casserole

Printable recipe – Cheese Potato & Italian Sausage Casserole This recipe goes back to the hearty food of the 1970s.  My mom used to make hearty side dish casseroles a lot since we had a big family and food had to go a long way. The recipe is easy to make and delicious.  I used…

Gourmet Beef-Noodle Casserole

Printable Recipe:  Gourmet Beef Noodle Casserole. This delicious beef and noodle casserole combines Cream cheese and Cheddar cheese to make this casserole extra rich and creamy.  It is easy to make and can be done ahead and then baked at dinner time. Cook the noodles according to package directions.  In a large skillet, cook the…

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

Ground Beef & Penne Pasta

This easy penne pasta recipe includes ground beef, mushrooms and garlic in a home made tomato sauce that is seasoned with fresh herbs and red wine. This  simple dish to fix and is the perfect choice for a busy week night meal. Ground Beef and Penne Pasta Recipe This ground beef and penne pasta recipe is comfort food at it’s…