Weekly Food Fun & Recipe Finds – April 18th

Happy Weekly Food fun to you!

Enchilada Bake is one of our family favorites, I finally got some good pictures.  This is a super easy meal.  If you like chicken, beef, pork, or just beans it is easy to create.  I layer flour tortilla cheese, another tortilla.  Then meat or beans, then again with tortilla, cheese, tortilla then meat or beans. I always top with a tortilla and cheese last.  Bake at 300 degrees until warm and cheese melted.

4656 baked enchilada


We have a little Farmers Market at a local pizza shop The Hub.  I was happy to find cilantro, avocado’s, mangos, tomatoes and lettuce to go with dinner.  I made up some fresh guacamole and mango salsa.  Unfortunately I was so excited about those I forgot about my lettuce.

4675 baked enchilada copy

Pizza, Pizza – I still don’t know why I don’t make it more often.  Cooking it in cast iron is easy, and the crust turns out really nice.

The guys had a meat pizza, pepperoni, sausage, ham and bacon.

4824 meat pizza

I had what started off as just chicken alfredo.  Then I remembered I had mushrooms and onions, so I sliced them really thin, sautéed in butter and garlic, then added some marsala.  Simmered and reduced it down.

4819 mushroom and onions

Put that over the chicken and cheese, once it was baked topped with bacon and chives. With a side of fresh mozzarella and extra alfredo sauce.

4854 pizza

Easy chicken parmesan.  I purchased breaded chicken from Alison’s Pantry, easy to cook up in the oven while I was finishing up yard work.  Made the noodles, just 5 minutes cook time since they would finish cooking in the oven.  Mixed in sauce, topped with chicken and cheese, baked at 300 degrees for about 15 minutes until the cheese was melted.

5000 chicken parm

Enjoy the Fun of Food!


Crock pot meals, or easy prep freezer meals for the crock pot are becoming my favorite things.  Good for busy days, or lazy days.  A good healthy meal with little work,  ready when you are ready.

Organize Yourself Skinny is a site I really like for meal prep.  She always has many good tips and recipes to make dinners easy.
A Beginner’s Guide to Once a Week Food Prep + 20 Starter Recipes and Meal Prep Ideas.

Here are some crock pot meals, some long and shorter cook times.  Enjoy.

Honey Mustard Chicken from Skinny Ms.

Slow Cooker Black Beans and Chicken from Skinny Ms.

Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole – Freezer Friendly from Money Saving Mom.

Slow Cooker Beef Roast and Carrots – from New Leaf Wellness.



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