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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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One Pot Chicken Barley Stew – Hearty Winter Vegetable Stew Recipe

This one pot chicken barley stew is just chock full of healthy veggies for a winter comfort food taste. It is rich and hearty and clean up is a breeze after making it. The hearty winter vegetable stew is perfect for those chilly nights when you want to eat something that will warm you to …

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One Pot Cooking Tips – Getting Started Cooking One Pot Meals

These one pot cooking tips will make your time in the kitchen a pleasure rather than a chore. From hearty casseroles to filling soups and delicious layered stews, these one pot meals are the closest thing to meals that seem to cook themselves. It’s hard to decide what I like the most about one pot …

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One Pot Spicy Chicken Stew – Easy Chicken and Vegetable Recipe

This easy chicken and vegetable recipe features hearty veggies that are simmered in a tomato and wine broth that is flavored with spices. The one pot spicy chicken stew comes together in a large dutch oven on your stove top, filling the kitchen with the delicious aroma of winter comfort food. One pot meals are …

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One Pot Jambalaya Recipe – (Gluten Free) – Chicken Shrimp Sausage Delight

This quick and easy one pot Jambalaya recipe has loads of textures and tastes and a splash of New Orleans flavor! The recipe is gluten free, healthy and features chicken, shrimp and andouille sausages. Perfect for a busy week night meal! Time for some Southern charm in a bowl.  This recipe is sure to make …

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One Pot Chili Con Carne – Warm up with This Winter Comfort Food Recipe

This one pot chili con carne has layers and layers of flavor that develop on the stove and in the oven in the same pan.  It has become one of my family’s favorite one pot meals. When the weather turns cold, my thoughts turn to warming up with a winter comfort food recipe. Nothing beats …

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Easy Beef Goulash – One Pot Whole30 Beef Stew

This easy beef goulash is a hearty one pot Whole30 Beef stew that combines cubes of beef with red bell peppers, sliced mushrooms and onions. The flavors in the goulash are deliciously coated and seasoned with a rich paprika tomato sauce. This is one of my favorite comfort food Whole30 recipes that is perfect for …

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Balsamic Chicken and Mushrooms in a Garlic Cream Sauce

This balsamic chicken and mushrooms recipe has a garlic cream sauce that is super tasty. It’s Whole30 compliant, gluten free and Paleo. Best of all, it’s healthy, easy and delicious! The dish comes together in one pot and is one of my favorite 30 minute meals. I love one pan meals.  They are so easy …

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Shrimp Chowder – Bacon Corn Shrimp Bisque with Fresh Thyme

It seems that there is a National day for pretty much any food! October 19 is National Seafood Bisque Day.  I thought it would be fun to cook up a big batch of shrimp chowder with bacon, corn and fresh thyme.  It is the perfect choice for a one pot meals soup recipe for the …

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Whole30 Shepherd’s Pie – Gluten Free English Shepherd Pie

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 …

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BBQ Ranch Chicken Casserole – Hearty Chicken Bake with Barbecue Sauce

The cooler weather is on the way and for me that means cooking lots of casseroles.  This BBQ Ranch Chicken Casserole is rich and hearty and the perfect way to warm you up on a cool autumn night. And the fact that it’s one of my 30 minute meals makes it an added bonus for …

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Joe’s Crab Shack Crab Cakes Copycat Recipe

Some of my favorite 30 minute meals are a “copycat recipe” of some of my favorite foods from popular restaurants.  These homemade Joe’s Crab Shack Crab Cakes are a pretty good copycat of the ones that you can get from the original restaurant.  You can make them at home but feel as though you are at …

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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 …

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Apple Pecan Stuffed Pork Chops – It’s Time for Fall

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SmithfieldCares #CollectiveBias It’s time for some apple pecan stuffed pork chops! If you have been reading my blog for long, you will know how much I love this time of the year.  I love everything about fall – …

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Creamy Chicken with Cilantro Lime Sauce

 Hi folks.  Time for one of my quick and easy 30 minute meals. But don’t let that fool you. This dish is delish!  Perfect for any special occasion and shhhh…..no one needs to know how little time  it takes to prepare.  Stand back…creamy chicken with cilantro lime sauce is ready to go in a flash.  …

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