Category: Short-Cut Cooking

Surprisingly quick and easy recipes ready in under 30 minutes. Many have only 3 ingredients, feature prepared ingredients, and use very few dishes. Like many busy families, I am always on the hunt for a delicious and crazy easy recipe!

fast and quick cinnamon rolls with only 3 ingredients.

Homemade rhodes cinnamon rolls

Rhodes cinnamon rolls are a quintessential American breakfast treat. We’ll walk you through the steps for a homemade batch of sweet, gooey rolls.

Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

This hot, cheesy dip has all of your favorite Buffalo-style flavors, and it’s so simple to make in your oven or crockpot, it’s ridiculous.

This recipe uses ranch dressing, skips the blue cheese, and tones down the buffalo sauce making it a much more kid-friendly version of our favorite buffalo chicken wings.

Easy Beef Empanadas

These tasty South American treats are fun, easy to make and delicious. This beef empanadas recipe utilizes puff pastry for the ground beef filling to get wrapped up in and baked. Delicious filling wrapped up with the buttery, flakey dough.

Easy 30-Minunte Lasagna Soup.

You'll have this easy lasagna soup on the table with simple ingredients and in less than 30 minutes! It will become a family favorite! Use a traditional ravioli or pasta to make it kid-friendly with fresh herbs and tomatoes for the ultimate in flavor!

Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Enchilada Soup

This is an easy soup perfect for busy weeknights. Use rotisserie chicken to make it even faster! One of my favorite soups for a yummy meal the whole family loves. Skip the stovetop and pull out the crockpot to make this delicious soup.

Shredded Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches (Slow cooker recipe)

Easily prepare flavorful, spicy sandwiches that are great to have for lunch or dinner with this Shredded Buffalo Chicken Sandwich recipe. You can make the chicken in your Crock Pot for a simple, mess-free meal.

3 ingredient Slow Cooker Beef Brisket Recipe

Feed your family a wholesome, tasty meal with this Crock Pot Beef Brisket recipe. You can serve the meat with some of your favorite sides, such as mashed potatoes and green beans. You only need 3 ingredients to make this simple recipe in your Crock Pot.

Instant Pot Cilantro lime Rice

Do you love Chipoltlé's cilantro lime rice? Me too! This is an easy recipe to recreate that yummy flavorful rice using simple ingredients and the pressure cooker setting on your Instant Pot.

30 Minute Instant Pot Lentil Curry

Pantry staples and your Instant Pot work together to make this delicious and easy Lentil Curry. Perfect for meatless Monday that the whole family will love!

easy berry tart with puff pastry crust

Crazy Easy Patriotic Fruit Tart

With a cream cheese layer on top of a puff pastry sheet, and topped with fresh berries this is the perfect 4th of July dessert!

Crock Pot Strawberry Dump Cobbler

This is a crazy easy cake to make! Using only 3 ingredients (strawberry or white dry cake mix, canned strawberries, and butter) and a crock pot...this cake is as delicious as it is easy!

Ground Beef Wellington made in the Air Fryer

Air Fryer Ground Beef Wellington

I took my super popular Ground Beef Wellington recipe and adapted it for the Air Fryer. Same great taste, just as easy (easier!) to make, but now you can use your Air Fryer and skip the oven. This easy recipe is perfect for family dinner, a small dinner party, or a special dinner for two.

the BEST Grilled Flatbread Pizzas

This recipe is created in partnership with Rhodes Bake-N-ServⓇ. All opinions are mine. All deliciousness is their's. You will be seriously impressed with how TASTY Rhodes Bake-N-Serv® Dinner Rolls are when made into your favorite grilled flatbread pizzas. We use these in the summer ALL. THE. TIME.

breakfast corn dogs being dipped into maple syrup

Pancake Sausage on a Stick

You only need pancake mix and breakfast sausage to make these yummy breakfast corn dogs! A family favorite!

Cinnamon Roll Waffle Bites

Tasty, easy, and fast... nothing beats the ease of throwing prepared cinnamon roll dough into the waffle maker and a couple minutes later having a fun breakfast the whole family loves!

Sheet Pan Pancakes (Oven-Baked Pancakes)

Coming from a giant family, I'm a pro at ways to make giant amounts of food as quickly and easily as possible. At the holidays you'll find 4 cookie sheets of pancakes in the oven. But making pancakes in sheet pan form saves a heck of alot of time on flipping!

crescent roll breakfast pizza

Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast Pizza

This Crescent Roll Breakfast pizza is easy and fast to make and tastes amazing! A perfect, easy breakfast for special occasions, weekend breakfasts, or for busy mornings. Simple ingredients of crescent rolls, eggs, sausage, and cheese for this breakfast pizza recipe!

Dorito pie or casserole on a plate with a pan in the background. An easy family friendly meal!

the easiest Dorito Casserole (Pie)

A family friendly meal, Dorito pie (or casserole) is layers of crushed Doritos, ground beef filling, salsa, cheese, and sour cream. A hearty casserole all baked up to golden, cheesy loveliness that the whole family will love.

Sweet & Spicy Crockpot Meatballs

Only 5 minutes of prep and you can let the crockpot do all the work to make these perfectly sweet and spicy crockpot meatballs!

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