Friday, February 15, 2019

Dump-and-Bake Chicken Alfredo Casserole

No slaving over the oven for this casserole, just put it in your baking dish and let your oven do the work!

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Happy Friday, everyone! I hope you had a wonderful week. Today, I'm bringing y'all this wonderful, easy casserole that is on my rotation when I need a recipe with chicken in it. What I love about this recipe in particular is there is no cooking the pasta before it goes in the casserole. The pasta cooks in it! If you have rotisserie chicken, you literally just mix it all in the baking dish and let your oven do all the work.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Texas Roadhouse Steak Rub

Give your steak a bit of Texas Roadhouse flavor with this copycat rub.

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My family doesn't go out to eat very often - partly because feeding 5 people with a tip is a bit on the pricey side. I do a ton of copycat recipes all the time, as I'm sure those of you who have been followers for a while have seen. I decided to test out this copycat Texas Roadhouse recipe because we love Texas Roadhouse. It's one of the very few sit-down restaurants we frequent (this and Applebee's) because Nick loves steak. Their green beans are also bomb. I have been making a load of copycat seasoning mixes at home and this one was definitely a keeper.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Menu Plan Monday - February 11, 2019

Menu Plan Monday for Feb 11, 2019 // What I'm making this week #menuplanmonday #mealplan

We're having lots of comfort food this week in preparation for hibernation, I guess. haha. I am really excited for the foods this week and I think my family will be too, for sure. There weren't many picks that were mine this week.

Monday - Fast Food Night
Tuesday - Taco Casserole
Wednesday - Salted Caramel Muffins // Chicken Alfredo Soup
Thursday - Restaurant Style Steak
Friday - Chili Cheese Fries Pizza
Saturday - Copycat Popeye's Spicy Chicken
Sunday - Butterfinger Maple Bars / Salted Nut Roll


What are you having for dinner this week?
Feel free to leave a link to the recipe in the comments!

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Friday, February 08, 2019

Butter Pecan Cheesecake

If you love butter pecan ice cream, this beautiful cheesecake will be right up your alley.

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When I was really young, my favorite ice cream was Rocky Road or Cherry Nut. As I got into my preteens, I discovered Pralines & Cream and Butter Pecan, which have remained two of my favorite ice cream flavors into adulthood. I have been making loads of cheesecake lately and I thought this butter pecan cheesecake would be the perfect treat. I ended up serving it topped with some butterscotch caramel sauce and whipped cream (although I have no pictures of that due to losing my pictures in the hard drive crash last summer).

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Pesto Chicken Caprese Pasta

This pestolicious recipe has all the classic caprese elements and that means seconds are a must!

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I have made plenty of caprese recipes and shared them on the blog. The reason behind this is basically that I love pesto (it is my life blood, y'all) and I adore pairing it with tomatoes. I didn't fix the balsamic glaze because I'd be the only one to eat it, but I highly recommend doing so because caprese needs balsamic. What I particularly love about this recipe is that the chicken is marinaded in pesto and you add pesto to the pasta. Then you have these lovely little pearls of mozzarella that get all melty and gooey but still maintain their shape. It's just the best little surprise when you get a bite with a pearl.

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Monday, February 04, 2019

Menu Plan Monday - February 4, 2019

Menu Plan Monday for Feb 4, 2019 // What I'm making this week #menuplanmonday #mealplan

We're about to start the birthday craziness where all three of the kids have birthdays within a month of each other, starting with Cami on the 11th. Since her birthday falls on a Monday, we are celebrating over the weekend. I always let the kids pick their cake and birthday dinner too, so Cami chose Garbage Plate and Chocolate Italian Love Cake. She picked Saturday's breakfast too. :)

Monday - Meatball Parmesan
Tuesday - Cuban Chicken and Black Bean Quinoa Bowls
Wednesday - Quinoa Berry Parfaits // Pesto Grilled Cheese and Tomato Basil Soup
Thursday - 15-Minute Garlic Butter Ramen
Friday - Guberburgers
Saturday - Nutella Swirl Cheese Danish Ring
Sunday - Garbage Plate // Chocolate Italian Love Cake


What are you having for dinner this week?
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Friday, February 01, 2019

One Pot Cabbage Casserole

Flavorful and filling, this inexpensive cabbage casserole is an easy one pot meal!

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You may notice a lot of cabbage popping up in my recipes lately. Back in the day, I was the only person in the family who would eat cabbage. Nick and the big kids just didn't like it and would grumble if it was in any recipes. Something happened...maybe it was a good recipe, I'm not sure, but now they all eat it without complaints. There's no side eye when they see me cutting up cabbage. I think we may have moved into them actually enjoying it and that makes me so happy because I LOVE cabbage. My mom used to boil cabbage leaves when I was a kid and I would happily eat a pot full. So any excuse for me to fit in some cabbage into the meal plan makes me extremely elated!

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