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!

Princess Birthday Cake (cake mix swirl cake)

If you have ever had to make a cake for a little girl on her birthday AND if you made the mistake of asking what she wanted, you probably got this answer... "a Princess Birthday Cake". And then you proceeded to try to figure out what the

Only 3 ingredients and a microwave to make this ADDICTIVE chocolate almond bark puffcorn. A good sprinkling of sea salt takes it NEXT LEVEL in flavor. The best part...no bake!

Salted Chocolate Almond Bark Puffcorn (no-bake)

Only 3 ingredients and a microwave to make this ADDICTIVE chocolate almond bark puffcorn. A good sprinkling of sea salt takes it NEXT LEVEL in flavor. The best part...no bake!

2 Minute Microwave Fudge

You'll surprise them with your fudge as good as Grandma makes. Bonus, yours is made in the microwave in fractions of the time!

Turkey Crescent Roll bundles | Timeless Traditions Recipe

These little bundles of carbs, meat, and dairy are called Turkey Crescent Roll bundles and, to me, they are more than piles of goodness. This recipe reminds me of my Grandma Bunny and Thanksgiving every time I make them.

homemade pop tarts made with pie crusts. So easy to do!

3 ingredient Homemade Pop Tarts

Boom! 3 ingredients and these homemade Pop Tarts are done. Breakfast made, family is happy, and now you can move on with your day!

Pumpkin Better than Sex cake

Pumpkin Better than Sex Cake

There are loads of easy cake recipes to bring to parties. Some only take 30 minutes, or others only a few simple steps. This Pumpkin Better than Sex cake is not only a few ingredients, but soooo delicious and easy. It doesn't make sense that this cake

A delicious and easy tomato tart! Use puff pastry to make this delicious appetizer. Perfect for a farmer's market visit!

Puff Pastry Tomato Tart

This tomato tart is absolutely the most rough and tumble "tart" you've ever had the pleasure to meet. And it is one of our favorites because it is also incredibly simple to make!

easy rhubarb tart made with puff pastry. An easy summer dessert recipe!

easy Puff Pastry Rhubarb Tart

Today’s recipe is delicious, tart, and sweet all at once. Rhubarb Tart. Sooooo good! And so incredible in its simplicity!

An incredibly easy Twinkie Tiramsu!

Twinkie Tiramisu

An incredibly easy Twinkie Tiramisu. A delicious recipe for people who don't have the time to spend making a dessert, but still want to wow the crowd.

Easy Homemade Pesto Pizza Christmas Trees

Holiday parties are known for their festive appetizers and snacks, just like hostesses are known for their fancy tricks in the kitchen and loads of free time to make all of these great party snacks in advance... Yeah, RIGHT!

We aren't going to win any cook of the year awards for these little homemade pesto pizza Christmas trees, I can promise you. But we WILL win for cute, tasty, and easy pizza appetizers, and that is definitely something that we can appreciate in our busy lives! A huge bonus to this recipe is that making them couldn't be easier and it's a fantastic little recipe to get your kids in the kitchen!

So, for your next holiday party, bust out the pizza dough and pesto and whip these cute little snacks together for your guests. You'll be a great hostess and still have time to hang out and enjoy your party!

2 ingredient flavored french toast

Having a morning routine keeps you organized, healthier, more focused, and the best version of yourself you can be. It can be hard to get a routine going and sticking to it but the benefits are huge!

These easy wonton shrimp tacos are the perfect appetizer for your Game Day food menu! Easy coconut coleslaw, avocado and corn salsa, and spicy shrimp are fresh and bright. You can make up two dozen of these in a little over half an hour. Really!

Wonton Shrimp Tacos

There is one thing I HATE about writing recipe posts. Only one thing that I HATE about these Wonton Shrimp Tacos… You can’t taste it for yourself! I can try to tell you how fresh and light these are. How the shrimp is perfectly spiced and the

2 ingredient Lemon Cake recipe

Why spend a lot of time and energy putting together a completely homemade cake when you can cook up a two-ingredient lemon cake recipe?  We think that is a valid question. Let's get something straight; we love homemade cake.  We have several recipes for homemade cake, including our

Only 2 ingredients to make this light and fluffy orange dreamsicle cake!

2 ingredient orange soda cake

This recipe really is as simple as mixing a white cake mix with 12 oz of Sunkist Ten, stirring, and putting into a greased pan to bake.

Cake mix lemon poppyseed scones are easy to make and fast fast fast!

easy Lemon Poppyseed Scones (busy mom hack)

Lemon poppyseed is one of my absolute favorite flavor combinations.  If lemon poppyseed muffins are available, they are what I am reaching for.  Not the double chocolate or even the banana nut.  No siree. But there only seems to be one way to eat lemon poppyseed; muffins.

Homemade ice cream sandwiches can be easy and fast to make. Here's a quick trick to making homemade ones in no-time flat!

How to Make Ice Cream Sandwiches

Don't the words homemade ice cream sandwich make you sweat a bit? They sure make me a bit queasy and I consider myself fairly experienced in the kitchen. We sometimes make money from talking about certain brands. Doesn't mean we don't love them! Find our full disclosure

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