Easy Homemade Pizza Pockets Recipe

Homemade pizza pockets with cheese

Who doesn’t love pizza? Whenever I say the word pizza, I swear my kids (even the big ones) start jumping up and down. I have found pizza does not pack well for lunch, so I wanted to make my own Homemade Pizza Pockets for school lunches and quick snacks. The best part about these little pizza pockets is they freeze really well and only take one minute to heat up in the microwave. How cool is that? This is a huge win for this mom. This recipe makes two batches, so I made one cheese and one pepperoni. We made our own homemade pepperoni this […]

Homemade Pizza Dough from a Bread Machine

Homemade Bread Machine Pizza Dough

When I was growing up, I lived in a small town. There were less than 5,000 who lived in town. There was only one pizza place you could get pizza. It didn’t even open up until I was in 1st or 2nd grade. I always remembered the smell of fresh dough and baking pizza as soon as you opened the door. I loved that place and it is still my favorite pizza. We all love pizza. Pizza dough is so easy to make in a bread machine. My bread machine is pretty old. I have had it forever and it still works. I love it has a […]

Easy Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Easy Butternut squash soup recipe

Finally it is starting to feel like fall here in Texas. Fall means open season for soup. This butternut squash soup is so easy to prepare. This is perfect to make during the fall when butternut squash is in season. Try this soup for a meatless meal option during the week. A budget saver and a time saver meal idea. Quick and Easy Butternut Squash Soup Ingredients for Butternut Squash Soup 2 lbs Butternut squash Puree (Easy Butternut Squash in a slow cooker) 3 cups Chicken Stock (Easy Homemade Chicken Stock) 1/2 cup Cream 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg (just a small dash) 1 teaspoon Thyme (more […]

Easy Dinner Idea from Manwich {faster than takeout}

easy dinner idea faster than take out

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. If you are a busy mom like me, you don’t always have time to make dinner. With after school practices, games, and lessons, sometimes there is not enough time to make a big meal. For those nights I need to make something fast and try to get a well rounded meal. Manwich is a great solution to those super busy nights. Eating Dinner as a Family Is Important We chose to make Manwich sliders for Easy Weeknight Meals. These are perfect for my little guy to […]

Super Easy Pizza Bites Biscuit Snacks Recipe

Homemade Pizza Bites

Are you looking for a healthy quick snack to fix? Try these simple and easy to make pizza bites. These little Pizza bites are great for parties, since you can just pick them up and pop them in your mouth. Simple to make with ingredients you probably already have at home. We like to use the less fat Turkey pepperoni for this yummy snack recipe. Homemade Pizza Biscuit Bites   Ingredients for Easy Pizza Bites Recipe: 2 Cups Biscuit Mix (homemade biscuit mix) 3/4 Cup Chopped Pepperoni (use turkey to cut out some fat) 1/2 Cup Parmesean Cheese (or cheddar or monteray Jack) 1 Tablespoon […]

Easy Dinner Ideas – Tamale Chili Cups {Made with Wolf Brand Chili}

Tamale Chili Cups Easy muffin Tin meal in minutes

Disclosure: This is a sponsored recipe post by Wolf Brand Chili. All thoughts and opinions expressed in the article and about this brand are my own. One of my fondest memories growing up in Texas is sitting down to watch football with a big, hot bowl of chili. Besides my dad’s chili, my favorite chili has always been Wolf Brand Chili with no beans. Real Texans do not put beans in chili. Chili can be eaten in so many different ways.  I love to eat chili and corn bread. I am always trying to find easy dinner ideas, so I came up with a recipe that […]

Super Simple Lettuce Wrap Fish Tacos Recipe for Lower Carbs

Lettuce Wrap fish tacos

Are you trying to cut carbs out of your diet and looking for some fun recipes to reduce carbs? Have you thought of using lettuce wraps for fish tacos? Sometimes it is difficult to find a substitute for that favorite food you love. We have discovered lettuce wraps instead of using bread, tortillas or corn taco shells. This is a great substitute to still wrap all the good stuff up and still eat it like a taco with far less carbs. When cutting carbs, it is difficult to find extra flavor in making dishes. Wholly Guacamole has come out with this new cute, little mini […]

Easy Ham and Cheese Muffin Tin Meal

Ham and cheese breakfast cups

I love anything served in a muffin cup these days and I thought of this wonderful idea of ham and cheese muffin cups. I have been been looking across Pinterest and my cook books to see if I can find anything. The muffin cups are pre-portioned, individual serving size for everyone. We have a lot of precooked ham, since our freezer when out about a month ago and I have been searching for some yummy recipes to make with ham to add to our rotation. I found a ham and cheese pie recipe and scaled it down to individual muffin cups. Yes this was a […]

Slow Cooker Meals – The Best Chicken Stock

Chicken Stock defat

For the last two weeks I have helped you make two slow cooker meals using only one chicken. Since you are still here, and you didn’t kill anyone with the previous healthy slow cooker recipes with the chicken in a pot and amazing chicken salad. Today I am going to share with you the last of the slow cooker meals series, how to make chicken stock from the leftovers of the previous chicken meals. After making this recipe you may never buy chicken stock again. It is so easy to make this rich flavorful chicken stock. Ingredients for slow cooker meals – Chicken Stock: Bones from […]