Chicken, Main Dishes, slow cooker, Uncategorized

Hawaiian Chicken

Here is another great slow cooker freezer recipe from my favorite freezer cookbook! This recipe makes a lot of food.  I usually half everything and fix it that way.  However, it does seem to cook quickly, so keep an eye on it. Hawaiian Chicken 6 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 2 16 oz cans pineapple slices, drained 1 15…

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Kid Friendly, Main Dishes, Uncategorized

Our Go-To Pizza Sauce

Our go-to pizza sauce recipe is super simple and freezes great!  I got it from this cookbook, which you can read more about in this post on my favorite freezer cookbooks. I can usually get 3-4 pizzas out of one batch of this sauce.  It says to make in the blender/food processor, but I just mix everything by hand with…

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Kid Friendly, Meatless, Soups, Uncategorized, Veggies

Homemade Tomato Soup

So, I try to have “meatless” night once a week.  When we would have grilled cheese, I always got a can of condensed tomato soup for my hubby to dip his sandwich in.  I didn’t care for the soup all that much.  Then, someone introduced us to this recipe.  Now, the entire family dips grilled cheese sandwiches in this delicious…

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Beef, Main Dishes, Summer Recipes, Uncategorized

Chad’s Hamburgers

My husband has somehow become the hamburger person in our family.  Even my grandparents prefer him to make the burgers when we are there.  His burgers always end up delicious!  I asked him for a recipe, but there are no exact measurements.  🙂  However, here are the ingredients Chad uses. Hamburgers ground beef canola oil (if the meat is lean…like…

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"Dump" Recipes, Chicken, Main Dishes, No Thawing Required, slow cooker, Uncategorized

Honey Garlic Chicken

We’ve been enjoying this new recipe recently.   Usually, I am the only person in my family who eats carrots.  With this recipe, the carrots soak in the marinade and it makes them so flavorful!  My husband and oldest son ENJOY carrots in this recipe!  🙂  And really, what could be easier….freezer to crockpot.  <3   http://www.mommysfabulousfinds.com/2013/06/crock-pot-honey-garlic-chicken.html Please follow and…

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Beef, Main Dishes, Uncategorized

Marianne’s Taco Pie

My friend Marianne introduced me to this simple recipe a few years ago.  I love the flavors, simplicity, and the fact that it makes extra!  🙂  It uses refrigerated crescent roll dough, but if you’ve sworn it off any homemade pizza dough would work. Hope you enjoy!   Taco Pie (from Marianne) Ingredients: 1 lb. browned, drained ground beef 1…

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Beef, Main Dishes, Pasta, slow cooker, Soups

Pasta Fagioli Soup

So, I tried two different knock offs of Olive Garden soups this week….Chicken Gnocchi and Pasta Fagioli.  I was so disappointed when the Chicken Gnocchi did NOT taste like Olive Garden’s and it really didn’t taste good at all.  So bummed.   BUT, the Pasta Fagioli turned out delicious and made an enormous amount.  The recipe completely filled my  crock…

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Chicken, Main Dishes, Summer Recipes

Chicken Bruschetta

This is an easy freezer/skillet meal I acquired from my first freezer swap group.  It makes a great light, summer meal. Chicken Bruschetta    1 lb chicken (I use tenderloins) Italian Dressing 1 28 oz can petite diced tomatoes 1 onion, chopped 2 T olive oil 2 cloves garlic Fresh basil, as much or as little as you like 1…

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