Pantry Cooking Day 2 Oatmeal, Tortilla Pizza, and Burritos

  Don’t miss Day 1 of my pantry cooking week and the video tour of my fridge, freezer, and pantry! Admittingly, it is only Day 2, but  . . . so far so good!! This morning we had oats on the stove with some frozen blueberries and brown sugar. For lunch, we had tortilla pizzas. And for supper, we’ll be having burritos. I put a bag of pintos in the crock last night so they could

Super Simple Tortilla Pizzas

tortilla pizzs

  Tortilla pizzas are one of the simplest, quickest lunches we do around here. During my recent pantry cooking week, there were days when I had to get super creative. Thankfully, I had some staples still on hand that allowed me to make one of the kids’ favorite lunches, tortilla pizzas. The kids especially like to help with these. I like to think they are so eager to help because they like helping mommy. But

Lentil Soup – My Favorite Fall Crock Pot Soup

Lentil soup. It’s delicious. It’s filling, and it makes the house smell amazing. During the chilly months, I make this soup a couple of times a month- at least. Did I mention it’s also THM friendly? Oh yeah. It’s a solid E, baby! Lentil Soup What you need: 1 bag of lentils 1 can fired roasted diced tomatoes 2 32 oz beef stock 1/2 medium onion, chopped 2 celery stalks chopped 8-10 baby carrots chopped

Homemade Taco Seasoning

  Homemade taco seasoning is super easy to make, AND there’s no MSG! I use it in my Creamy Mexican Chicken, Taco Soup, and lots of other stuff that I throw together when I wait until the last minute to make supper. What you need: 1/2 cup chili powder 1/4 cup onion powder 1/8 cup ground cumin 1 Tablespoon paprika 1 Tablespoon salt What to do: Put it all in a jar and shake it

Freezer Friendly Make Ahead Pancakes

I’m a breakfast kind of girl. I believe in eggs and sausage. Bacon and pao de queijo. Sausage gravy and biscuits. Pancakes. . . I love breakfast. In fact, at least once a week we eat breakfast for supper! I suppose my love of the morning time meal has rubbed off on the kids because nearly every morning they request my make ahead pancakes. These make ahead pancakes are crazy convenient. I keep baggies of