One Pan Fiesta Bake

Simple One Pan Fiesta Bake - whip up this easy dinner in just one pan. Must try!

Not only do I love to make easy meals but I love it even more when there is minimal mess.  Can I get a high five on that one?  One pan dishes are the absolute best because they taste great but don’t have a sink full of dishes to wash.  Today’s recipe is just that- It’s ooey, gooey and cheesy good.  I make a similar one with ground beef but [Read More...]

Thai Lettuce Wraps

Thai Lettuce Wraps using only 6 ingredients- yum! The perfect summer healthy meal.

Next up for Funner in the Summer-   Stephanie from Somewhat Simple is here with a light and simple main dish recipe, using only 6 ingredients.  Make sure to head over to Somewhat Simple for lots of fun ideas and recipes. Hi guys! I am Stephanie from and I am excited to be here today with a delicious summer recipe you can make without heating up your entire house- Thai Lettuce Wraps. Ingredients: 1 Head of [Read More...]

6 Ingredients or Less Main Dish Recipes

6 Ingredients or Less Main Dish Recipes - an easy way to get dinner on the table with ingredients you already have on hand!

Things are getting real around here. With daily baseball practices and other kid activities time is short.  I know I’m not the only one out there that is scrambling around dinner time– everyone is busy! So I gathered some of my favorite 6 ingredients or less main dish recipes to share.  Some are one pot, some are slow cooker and all are EASY.  Enjoy! CHICKEN & BEEF Dr. Pepper Chicken [Read More...]

Cheater Enchiladas- using only 4 ingredients

Easiest Cheater Beef Enchiladas - using only 4 ingredients. So easy to make when you are limited on time but taste great!

This is one of my cheater meals. I don’t cook like this every night, but when I am limited on time, this one is so easy to make and my family loves it.  With only 4 ingredients (plus optional sour cream) it is fool proof.  Cheater Enchiladas for the win! Print The Easiest Beef Enchiladas Ever Ingredients1 lb ground beef, cooked 1 can(10 oz) red enchilada sauce 2 c. shredded [Read More...]

4 Ingredient Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

4 Ingredient Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese- is so easy to make and tastes great. | Thirty Handmade Days

In addition to my love affair with my rice cooker, I am loving my slow cooker.   Anything that I can do ahead of time on a busy day is a win in my book.  I found the easiest macaroni and cheese recipe that tastes great.  Yes! Print Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese Ingredients4 1/2 c. elbow macaroni, uncooked 2 c. cheddar cheese, grated (1) 8oz pkg cream cheese, cut [Read More...]

Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Mexican Breakfast Casserole - easy to make and tastes great!

I’m excited to share this Mexican Breakfast Casserole with you all today. This is a variation of a casserole we make at Christmas time, but this one has a spicy Mexican twist.  It’s cheesy, bready and a little spicy all in one. We start with 20 0z. of Chorizo sausage. They either come in links or in tubes like this: If you purchase them in links, cut the casing and [Read More...]

6 Ingredient Easy Baked Ziti

6 Ingredients Baked Ziti - super simple recipe using ingredients you most likely have on hand.

Because there are days that you just don’t have the energy to make a huge meal but you still want to make something your family will love— 6 Ingredient Easy Baked Ziti. This recipe is a slight adaptation from my mother-in-law’s Company Casserole.  I simplified it even more so that I can whip it up quickly and make everyone happy. Print Easy Baked Ziti Ingredients1 box ziti pasta, cooked as [Read More...]

Tex-Mex Chicken Salad

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We’ve enjoyed a few sunny and warmer days here in the Northwest.  Now warmer for us is 60 degrees. I know that isn’t as warm as some places but I know it is warmer than others!  A little sunshine and warmer temperatures always puts me in the mood for a good salad for dinner. Today’s salad is a recipe I got from my sister in law.  It has been in [Read More...]

Slow Cooker Tex Mex Chicken

Super simple Slow Cooker Tex Mex Chicken- throw everything into the slow cooker and enjoy! | Thirty Handmade Days

Way back when my (now) teenager/tween were itty bitty, I used to gather recipes from old recipe books, magazines and family members.  One time I spent hours at my aunt’s house painstakingly hand writing all of my favorite recipes from her onto little cards.  Some of those recipes are still of the of the ones I go to over and over.   Today’s recipe is from an old magazine that I’ve [Read More...]