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Simple dinners: Sliders!

Baseball season is in full swing here at my house. This means late nights and long days. We rush home three nights a week in an attempt to feed and get kids ready for bed and ready for school the next day. I like to try and keep dinners simple and fast on those nights, and if possible I prep them the day before. That way we can come home, toss them in the oven or microwave and eat.

I try to keep a list of great meals on hand that the kids love. This one fell into my lap a couple of weeks ago, and it was a HUGE hit. We love burgers, but the kids are young and can’t always eat a whole one alone, and I hate to go out and grill on these already busy nights. This recipe allows me to bake everything fairly quickly, and it freezes well.

Simple dinners sliders

Check out this simple and delicious recipe for sliders from Slick Housewives.  It really is a great way to make things fast that will undoubtedly please everyone. And my family said they were way better than store bought and restaurant sliders.

Easy Peasy Dinner!

We love to create dinners that are exciting, delicious, and SIMPLE!

How many of you are busy ALL DAY LONG  and come home at the end of the day and have ZERO interest in cooking? Well if you are anything like me you will want to try this fun and simple recipe.

I love to cook. However, I am so busy day in and day out that I can become very bored and irritated with the idea that I need to come home and cook a healthy and delicious meal for my family. I just don’t always have the energy, motivation, or inspiration to create!

Easy peasy dinner

If you want to try this fun recipe go check out the incredibly easy video recipe available at TipBuzz.

We love tacos and fajitas and make them regularly, but this recipe allows you to cook everything in one pan. This makes life so much simpler when you have such a busy day. Be sure to try this easy peasy dinner! You won’t regret it.

Weeknight Dinners: Cheesy Chicken and Rice Bake

School is in full swing now and nights have begin to get crazy. Back-to-school nights, meet the teachers, orientation, all of these things are making their way towards us and interrupting our calm sweet summer night schedule. That means dinner is no longer a long slow fun event. It is a sprint. No more marathon dinners for us. It is back to the quick and easy for the next few months. Soon it will get worse with after-school activities, sports, practice, work meetings, and school meetings will make our nights even more hectic, then of course the holidays pop up too. I know, your begging me to stop adding to your to-do list. I don’t mean to scare you, but we all know the routine. Fall means busy, and busy means dinner sometimes gets left behind. But we don’t want you rushing off to grab some pizza or fast food just yet. We found a great recipe that everyone will love and won’t take long to make.

This great Cheesy Chicken and Rice Bake is perfect for busy nights. It can be tossed together the night before the morning before, or even really quickly at night. This great recipe came from howsweeteats.com a fabulous little goody blog run by Jessica. Jessica knows how hard it is to please everyone, and quickly. But this recipe has some pretty great thumbs up, even from her 3 year old. So fear not moms and dads. This one should please the family.

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Cheesy Chicken and a Rice Bake

What You Will Need:

serves 4-6

2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, grilled and shredded

4 cups cooked brown rice

3/4 cup frozen corn

1 15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed

1 cup plain greek yogurt (you can use sour cream)

1 4 ounce can green chilis

1/2 cup chunky salsa

1 cup grated cheddar & monterey jack cheese (low-fat cheese works too!) + more for topping if desired

cilantro for garnish

Now all you have to do is he ad on over to howsweeteats.com for the full recipe. The dish is sure to please with all the yummy cheese. Don’t forget to check out some of Jessica’s other great recipes while you are there, you won’t be disappointed!