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Classic Tuna Macaroni Salad

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Nothing makes it feel more like summer than a good tuna macaroni salad. Since we may be spending more of the warm months at home with family, this is a perfect recipe to keep everyone happy while you’re hanging out at home or having a BBQ. This classic tuna macaroni salad is a huge hit with our family. I made a big batch last weekend and we ate the whole thing in just a couple days! We’ve been having some really nice weather, so we decided to barbecue for the first time this season. I served the tuna macaroni salad …

One Pot Meals | One Pot Recipes | Easy Weeknight Meals | Easy Weeknight Meals for Families | One Pot Recipes Pasta | Orzo Recipes

One Pot Cheeseburger Orzo Skillet

Who else agrees that one pot dishes are the best? The less dishes the better, which is why one pot recipes are my favorite. Our schedules have been getting busier and busier, and some nights there’s very little time to cook. That’s another reason I appreciate one pot meals. They’re also usually quick to make, just like this one. CHEESEBURGER ORZO PASTA It all starts by cooking and seasoning your choice of lean ground turkey or beef. I use extra lean ground turkey, but that’s just my preference. Either choice works in this. Then, you add the uncooked orzo pasta, …

Lemon Veggie Pasta with Parmesan Cheese, Vegetarian Dinner, Lemon Broccoli, Healthy Dinner Recipes

Lemon Veggie Pasta with Parmesan Cheese

I’m sure I’m not the only one that has a hard time getting their kids to eat veggies. My daughter usually won’t even come close to trying one. However, this pasta dish is a big hit with everyone in our family. With all the flavors from the sauce and parmesan cheese, you really don’t notice all the wonderful vegetables in this. This is also super easy to make! Just one pot for the pasta and a skillet to make the sauce. Probably the most time consuming thing is cutting up the veggies but you can always do this ahead of …

High Protein Kid Approved Smoothie Recipe, Kid Friendly Recipes, Green Smoothie, Protein Smoothie

High Protein, Kid Friendly Smoothie Recipe

This kid friendly smoothie is perfect for the picky eaters in your family. It packs in lots of fruit, veggies and protein all in one drink. And the best part – it’s super easy! As a busy mom, I love a good recipe that’s fast and healthy at the same time. Recently, I think my two year old daughter unknowingly decided she was vegetarian. She went from eating almost everything we gave her, including chicken and salmon, to no longer wanting anything to do with meat or fish. In fact, it seems like she doesn’t want anything to do with …

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Top 10 Favorite Dinner Recipes from Pinterest

Welcome to a collection of some of my favorite recipes I’ve found on Pinterest! These are dinner recipes that our family loves and that I actually cook on a regular basis. I have to say that up until about three years ago, my favorite type of meal was one I didn’t have to cook. This meant a lot of going out to eat and spending more money than I should’ve on food. However, things changed when my first daughter was born. I decided to get healthy and make a change in my lifestyle. Obesity and diabetes both run in my …

Slow Cooker, Easy Chicken Dinner, Italian Chicken, Crock Pot, Crock Pot Chicken

Easy Slow Cooker Italian Chicken

I’m obsessed with my slow cooker these days! I just love how you can throw your ingredients in and forget about it until dinner time. I also love how soft and tender chicken comes out when it’s cooked in a Crock Pot.  This recipe is super simple! You really can’t mess it up. There’s very few ingredients and also very little cleanup. I use this 4 1/2 quart Crock Pot and love it. WHAT YOU NEED 3-4 chicken breasts (about 1-1½ pounds) 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper 1 cup Italian dressing …

Creamy Pesto Chicken, Chicken Dinner, Chicken & Orzo, Orzo, Dinner Recipe, Pesto

Creamy Pesto Chicken & Spinach Orzo Dinner

*Images have recently been updated, as well as some recipe notes. Please let me know if you have any questions! I’m glad everyone’s loving this recipe as much as our family does. 🙂  This is one of my all-time favorite dinners and I’m really excited to share it with you! Orzo has become one of my new favorite ingredients to cook with. For those of you that may not be familiar with it yet, it’s in the pasta family, but it’s very small and resembles rice more than actual noodles. It’s so versatile and super easy to cook up. So …