Category: Family Meals

Braised Beef Roast

Read Recipe Print Recipe I'm back with another recipe.  We don't eat a ton of beef at our house, but sometimes I get a real hankering for it.  A pot roast, especially on Sunday, really hits the spot.  Have you ever braised meat before? I'm fairly new to it. It makes the most tender, fall...
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Crispy Parmesan Chicken Strips

Read Recipe Print Recipe I love these chicken strips! My family loves these chicken strips. Aaaannd I hope you love them too!  They are quick to fix up, macro-friendly and make the best leftovers (if you have any). I like to make a big batch of these with 3 lbs of chicken so that I...
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Quick & Easy Teriyaki Chicken {Instant Por OR Stovetop}

    Read Recipe Print Recipe I'm a big fan of Asian food! So is my family. How about you?  I love the deep flavors, sauces, and garnishes! This quick & easy Teriyaki Chicken is hands down delicious and super family friendly! It makes great leftovers too - so if you have a crowd to...
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Skillet Mexican Turkey & Zucchini

Read Recipe Print Recipe You know when you're in a rush to get dinner on the table, or you really just want to grab take out??  Macro-friendly meal to the rescue!!! This is a great go-to meal when you're in this kind of predicament, but really don't want to grab take out.  It's quick, easy...
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Macro Friendly Pizza Crust {made with spaghetti squash}

Read Recipe Print Recipe Pizza night has always been a weekly tradition at our house, typically Friday night with a movie.  My friend shared this yummy pizza crust recipe that doesn't break the macro bank, aaaand, it's soooo yummy! My husband seemed really skeptical when I made it for the first time, but he quickly...
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Lemon Feta Chicken over Cauliflower Rice {Instant Pot Directions}

Read Recipe Print Recipe I checked out some cook books from the library a month or two ago just to look for some new things.  This recipe came from America's Test Kitchen. It was done in in a slow cooker. I adapted it to be done in the instant pot and lightened it up just ...
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Spaghetti Squash Chicken Bacon Ranch Bake

Read Recipe Print Recipe I have really been enjoying spaghetti squash on the nights my kids really want pasta. I like to save my carbs for a breadstick or garlic toast.  How about you? Spaghetti squash has been a new discovery since I started macro counting.  Spaghetti squash can been cooked in the Instant Pot...
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Asian Lettuce Wraps

Read Recipe Print Recipe Quick, easy and tasty! This meal is a winner for family dinner and it makes the best leftovers (if you are lucky enough to have any leftovers).  My kids loved wrapping the meat up in little "packages" to eat.  And there really is something fun about eating something wrapped up in...
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Easy Blender Quiche (make with leftover Thanksgiving turkey or rotisserie chicken)

Read Recipe Print Recipe I'm here today sharing a favorite family recipe.  This one dates back in my family to grandma's  young days. It's a classic and has been made for years by all of our family.  Enter - crust-less blender quiche.  That's right! No rolling out crust, it's really a no-fuss recipe all around....
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Parmesan Crusted Tilapia

Read Recipe Print Recipe Do you enjoy eating fish? Yes, no, maybe so??  I think Tilapia is one of the most mild flavored fish around.  My kids even LOVE it! Which shocks me, because I don’t think I would have touched it with a 10-foot pole as a kid.  I’m not sure how they’d love...
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