Welcome! Cook­ing from scratch can include deli­cious AND easy recipes. My favorite fam­i­ly recipes & quick week­night din­ner ideas will give you scrump­tious possibilities.

Newest Recipes

This Pep­per Steak recipe is a week­night din­ner dream! Who needs take­out or deliv­ery when you can make it faster at home? And, this easy …
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pepper steak over rice in a white bowl

Pepper Steak Recipe | Easy 30 Minute Stir Fry Meal

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My Zup­pa Toscana is a scrump­tious, rus­tic, com­fort food soup. It’s loaded with chunks of pota­to, Ital­ian sausage and aro­mat­ic veg­gies all nes­tled in a …
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gluten free dairy free and whole30 compliant zuppa tosacana soup in a blue stoneware bowl

Delicious Zuppa Toscana, Whole 30 Compliant Soup

Bis­cuits are the eas­i­est way to put home­made bread on the table for any meal. They are but­tery and deli­cious — crisp tops and bot­toms …
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Biscuits | Quick & Easy Homemade Bread for Any Meal

Reader’s Favorite Easy Recipes

Our most pop­u­lar trend­ing recipes for quick and easy food your fam­i­ly will love. 

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What’s For Dinner? 

Easy Dinner Ideas for Your Meal Tonight

That dread­ed 5:00 ques­tion. When you’re try­ing to come up with easy din­ner ideas on busy week­nights, I can help. Let these recipe cat­e­gories filled with deli­cious and easy home­made din­ner recipes inspire you. 

I want to help you get din­ner on the table, tonight. But, I want to also help you plan a crowd pleas­ing din­ner for any night, whether you like to use a slow cook­er, an Instant Pot, the oven or the stove top. There are many pop­u­lar recipes to choose from.

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Homemade Easy Recipes

Cook­ing from scratch does­n’t have to be com­pli­cat­ed. On this blog, you’ll learn to cre­ate deli­cious home­made food your fam­i­ly will get excit­ed about. You’ll find tips for sav­ing time and mon­ey in the kitchen and I’ll show you every­thing you need to know to make home­made easy. You can def­i­nite­ly do it!

Plus, I can help you with all the basics. If you’re new to cook­ing, my detailed instruc­tions and pic­ture tuto­ri­als will be a huge help in prepar­ing scrump­tious fam­i­ly recipes. Options for begin­ners are plen­ti­ful and I’ll walk you through every step.

You’re going to find infor­ma­tion about the tools and ingre­di­ents I use in my own kitchen and I’ll share where to find them. I will even offer sug­ges­tions for sub­sti­tu­tions if you need to work with what you have.

Maple Mustard Pork Loin sliced on a wooden cutting board - easy recipes - family recipes
Maple Mus­tard Pork Loin takes only 4 ingre­di­ents, is a sim­ple slow cook­er recipe and is nat­u­ral­ly gluten free.

Gluten Free Dishes

Gluten free recipes show up fre­quent­ly here, so if you need some tips and ideas be sure to check out that cat­e­go­ry, too. You’ll find a few veg­e­tar­i­an recipes and some dairy free options, too.

We have fam­i­ly mem­bers who need to stick to gluten free diets, so I under­stand what it means to cook deli­cious food that includes them in get-togeth­er menus. You’ll find tips, tricks and ingre­di­ent rec­om­men­da­tions to help you out.

garlic mashed potatoes in a serving bowl - easy recipes  - family recipes
It would hard­ly be Sun­day din­ner with­out some Easy Mashed Pota­toes. They’re a fam­i­ly favorite.

Some of Our Favorite Family Recipes

Whether you’re look­ing for a healthy din­ner, com­fort food, easy din­ner recipes for a crowd or even some deli­cious Jalapeno Chick­en and Corn Chow­der, I’ll be here to help you through it. 

You’re going to be famous for your cook­ing and bak­ing skills! Fam­i­ly and friends will be ask­ing your advice about cook­ing and bak­ing. And your deli­cious dish­es will be the most request­ed. Here are some of our favorite easy din­ner ideas.

Homemade Beef Summer Sausage on wooden board with marble jack cheese and whole grain crackers
Home­made Beef Sum­mer Sausage is a favorite fam­i­ly recipe for every­day snack­ing and spe­cial fam­i­ly gatherings.

A Reason for It All

For me, cook­ing and bak­ing is all about the peo­ple we love, con­nec­tions and mak­ing memories. 

I want to give them my best when I cook for them. I want to laugh, make con­nec­tions and make mem­o­ries when I cook with them. 

And, I want to make those same con­nec­tions and mem­o­ries when I enjoy deli­cious meals with them.

Easy fam­i­ly recipes are a huge part of what I’m doing on the blog. Now, you’ll be able to enjoy all of that, too!

I’m so excit­ed you’re here and I def­i­nite­ly want you to be suc­cess­ful with the recipes you try. Nev­er hes­i­tate to con­tact me on social media or to send an email ( [email protected] ) with ques­tions I may be able to help with!

Be blessed, my friend. Let’s cook!