The Organized Life, Chicken Pot Pie Enchiladas

To keep ahead of chaos for holiday weekends, a big casserole, a one dish meal that can be made in advance, is my go to meal. My group often arrives at different times so it can be ready when they are   Enchiladas are not only my family’s favorite, they are quick and easy to … Continue reading

Recipe Box, California Lite Cheese Enchiladas

I have been making this recipe for years.  The original recipe is from a church cookbook from Palos Verdes, CA where I grew up.  Some of my favorite recipe inspirations come  from Junior League and church cookbooks… I bet yours do too~ This is a great way to get a cheese enchilada craving handled without a … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spanish Enchiladas

This is a twist on traditional Tex-Mex versions of enchiladas I call these Spanish enchiladas because I used the Spanish Manchego cheese and ham instead of the usual chicken or beef and cheddar or Jack There are a lot of vegetables too Corn, tomatoes, celery and green chiles Start by sauteing onion and celery in … Continue reading

Party Panache, Sophisticated White Lasagna

Did you cook something special for Valentine’s Day? We had a family dinner party to celebrate both Valentines Day and HHjr’s birthday.  I wanted to make a casserole ahead of time and decided on this White Lasagna, made with chicken, spinach and a white cheese sauce.  It was SWOON worthy! Even HH commented on how … Continue reading

Take out Tuesday, Create A Casserole

I have been going rogue from my meal plan lately, can’t seem to stick with what I had originally decided, sometimes you simply change your mind and aren’t in the mood! When I got home from a busy day it was already 3, and I decided to “create” something for dinner.  This is a little … Continue reading

Take out Tuesday, Secret Chicken Enchiladas

Everybody has a recipe for Chicken Enchiladas, but my “secret” is how easy these are, and I usually have all the ingredients on hand for a fast delicious family meal or a wonderful casserole to give to a friend.  You can make it ahead 24 hours, or freeze and bake later.  It would be a … Continue reading

Take out Tuesday, Eggplant Stacked Sandwiches

I started to make Eggplant Rollatini, where you roll eggplant slices up with filling inside, but after thinking about the process I decided that rolling the stuffed eggplant was going to be way too much trouble and that I could use much more yummy filling if I just layered ingredients in the dish.  Not being … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Maple Sausage & Waffle Bake

I made this for Hungry Husband for a special breakfast last week and it was AMAZING! It even tasted good 4 days later! I am a big fan of maple bacon so when I saw this over at plainchicken.com [where the recipes are always simple and delicious], I wanted to try this casserole with maple … Continue reading

Take out Tuesday, The Crazy Italian Ravioli Casserole

I saw a photo for Pizza Casserole on Pinterest that made my mouth water so I put it on the Bucket List this month.  It was very simple and pretty child oriented so I decided to fancy it up a bit…it can be made ahead and refrigerated until baking time, and of course would make … Continue reading

Take out Tuesday, Meatball Sub Casserole

I have wanted to try this recipe for a long time. Hungry Husband LOVES meatballs and meatball sandwiches.  The last time he had a meatball sandwich was in the car driving home from the beach…think about that a minute…driving on the interstate trying to eat a submarine sandwich that is dripping with Marinara…sometimes he really … Continue reading

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