Meatball Subs (with a Freezer Option)

Enjoy Meatball Subs any day of the week without heading to a sandwich shop or going to a lot of work. This easy recipe with a freezer kit option is just the ticket. Nine years ago when we moved back to California, we created a lot of changes in our life. My husband went from […]

Bulk Batch Supreme Meatballs

Quick and yummy dinners are easy to come by when you make a bulk batch of these Supreme Meatballs. They are tender, delicious, and very freezer-friendly. Those of you who’ve been around awhile know what a big fan I am of meatballs. I am a meatloaf lover — and meatballs are like the very best […]

Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches

Looking for an easy meal? Try these Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches. They’re simple, delicious, and make-ahead and can be adapted for Whole 30. It seems that the fall and winter are always busy months for me on the homefront. Our school days are full as are our outside activities. My work load tends to […]

Barbacoa Beef for Tacos, Lettuce Wraps, Bowls, & Burritos

rice bowl with black beans and barbacoa beef

This Barbacoa Beef comes together quickly and easily in the slow cooker. The tangy, tender beef filling is perfect for tacos, lettuce wraps, bowls, and burritos. It’s that season again when you’ll start seeing chuck roasts and steaks go on sale. Do me a favor, and buy a few the next time you see a […]

Red Burritos with Beef and Beans

Red Burritos, particularly those stuffed with savory beef and beans and topped with luscious enchilada sauce and cheese are so tasty. Even better, you can make them and freeze them in advance! I’ve made these Red Burritos several times in the past month or two, to much acclaim from my children. We all love a […]

The Basic Meatloaf Recipe that Everyone Should Have

Everyone needs to know how to make meatloaf, right? Here’s the basic meatloaf recipe that you can fancy up however you like — or not. After more than eight years of blogging, I’ve shared a lot of recipes. Throw in 4 cookbooks and the number gets even higher. I think I’m approaching 1000 recipes that […]

Spicy Beef & Bean Stew Recipe

Come home to the amazing aroma of this Spicy Beef & Bean Stew that cooked in the slow cooker while you did other things. It’s hot and spicy and utterly delicious! I’m rather particular about what I put in my slow cooker. As a general rule, I don’t do those dump meals because the texture […]

How to Make Carne Asada (VIDEO)

If yesterday’s Grilled Basil Dijon Chicken recipe wasn’t enough to convince you to fire up the barbie, how about this easy Carne Asada recipe?! In this video I’ll show you how to make carne asada¬†with an easy homemade marinade. Last summer my brother came to visit and he had a plan to make his famous […]