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Dishes with Steak

Delicious dinners are back with these yummy dishes with steak! No need to stop by your favorite steak restaurant to get a good meal. These ideas make beautiful dinners a budget friendly affair. I am sure you will find a recipe or two on this list to feed your family something good, at home, with steak

Eating out has gotten entirely too expensive. We went out 2 weeks ago for burgers and I had a moment of sticker shock when the bill came. 4 burgers with fries was $80!? I mean Red Robin is really good, but not that good. HA!  I have made it my mission to up my dinner game to skip the temptation of dropping a hundred bucks on dinner the next time I feel too lazy to cook. 

This collection has 15 fantastic steak dishes to try at home. All are easy enough to put together on a weeknight after a long day at work, so you can skip the take out and get great flavor in your own kitchen.

You might want to save this collection to make something great for Dad on Father's day, so you can avoid the crowds at the busy restaurants.  

Street Steak Tacos by Thrifty Jinxy

Steak Nachos by Jam Jar Kitchen

Steak and Potato Soup by Cook What You Love

Thai Flank Steak Salad by Sabrina Currie

Italian Stuffed Steak Rolls by Two Sleevers

Steak Pizzaiola by Gypsy Plate

Philly Cheese Steak Sandwiches by Living Sweet Moments

Spinach and Bacon Stuffed Steak Pinwheels by Cooking with Mama C

Mongolian Beef Ramen by Chef Savvy

Steak Stir Fry by Love From the Oven

Cheese Steak Stuffed Peppers by Simply Scrumptious Eats

Carne Asada Stuffed Avocados by White Kitchen Red Wine

Steak Chili by Butter Your Biscuit

Steak and Shrimp Kabobs by Sonshine Kitchen

Steak and Arugula Sandwich by Season and Thyme

Which of these dishes with steak would you like to make first?
Find more favorite recipes here:
Snickerdoodle Cake
Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies
Instant Pot Garlic Butter Glazed Carrots

Gnocchi: A Delicious and Easy Dinner for Guests

 Gnocchi is a delicious and easy-to-make Italian dish that is perfect for a dinner party or any other special occasion. It is made with potatoes, flour, and eggs, and can be served with a variety of sauces, such as tomato sauce, pesto, or cream sauce.

Here are some reasons why gnocchi is a good dinner for guests:

  • It is delicious. Gnocchi is light and fluffy, with a slightly chewy texture. It is also very flavorful, and can be easily customized to your taste.
  • It is easy to make. Gnocchi is relatively easy to make, even for beginner cooks. The dough comes together quickly, and the gnocchi can be cooked in just a few minutes.
  • It is versatile. Gnocchi can be served with a variety of sauces, making it a versatile dish that can be enjoyed by everyone.
  • It is affordable. Gnocchi is a relatively affordable dish to make, and can be easily scaled up or down to fit your budget.

If you are looking for a delicious, easy, and affordable dish to serve your guests, gnocchi is the perfect choice. So gather your ingredients and get ready to make some delicious gnocchi today!

I gathered 8 of my favorite gnocchi recipes to share with you. Make sure you click thru the links to get the full recipes.

  1. Instant Pot Gnocchi by Thrifty Jinxy

  2. Creamy Chicken Gnocchi Soup by Garlic Salt and Lime

  3. Italian Sausage, Kale and Gnocchi Skillet by The Healthy Epicurean

  4. Lemon Butter Gnocchi with Crispy Prosciutto by The Savory Cipolla

  5. Gorgonzola Stuffed Gnocchi by Cooking My Dreams

  6. Pan Fried Gnocchi by The Littlest Crumb

  7. Pan Seared Gnocchi with Asparagus and Snap Peas by Amanda’s Cookin’ 

  8. Creamy Gnocchi with Pea Puree by In the Kitch

Here are some additional tips for serving gnocchi to guests:

  • Make sure the gnocchi is cooked all the way through. Overcooked gnocchi will be mushy, while undercooked gnocchi will be tough.
  • Serve the gnocchi with a variety of sauces so that your guests can choose their favorite.
  • Garnish the gnocchi with fresh herbs, such as parsley or basil, for a pop of color and flavor.
  • Serve the gnocchi immediately after cooking for the best flavor and texture.

With these tips, you are sure to make a delicious and memorable gnocchi dinner for your guests.

Find more tasty recipes here:

Nashville Hot Chicken Fried Potatoes

Homemade strawberry syrup

Appealing Appetizer Recipes


If you are planning a summer party, you need to start thinking about appetizers! I gathered 15 of my favorites from my blogging friends to share with you, just in case you need some snack inspo!
From the best stuffed mushrooms to a gorgeous grilled pizza, this collection of appealing appetizer recipes has a little something for everyone!

I don't know if anyone else does this but sometimes when we go out to dinner I just order the appetizer sampler and make a meal of it. I love to try all of the tasty bites that are offered! I can't resist a good appetizer. This collection has a whole lot of goodies in it. I know you will find a few recipes you love. Be sure to click thru the links to get the whole recipe.

Mushrooms Neptune by The Girl on the Bloor

These creamy seafood stuffed mushrooms are the ultimate appetizer for a party! So delicious and easy to serve.

Easy Baked Brie with Nuts and Honey by Gypsy Plate

Baked brie is always a great idea for a starter. This recipe is sweet, creamy and crunchy, and perfect for spreading!

Raspberry Goat Cheese Bites by Quiche My Grits

Goat cheese has such a great flavor on its own; but complemented by raspberries? It is so appetizing!

Chicken Cranberry Brie Wonton Tacos by Powered by Mom

These little wonton tacos have so many great flavors at play! They might be the star of the show when you serve them!

Seafood Nachos by Cooking with Curls

Nachos are always a good idea for a crowd. Adding seafood makes them feel and taste very elegant!

Cream Cheese Stuffed Peppers by Through the Fibro

These little pepper bites are stuffed with cream cheese for a great starter to share.

Turkey Taco Cups by Ottawa Mommy Club

Turkey taco cups are bite sized for party food; made with turkey, they are also guilt free. Go ahead and have two!

Caprese Skewers by Low Carb Spark

Simple is always super appealing for appetizers. You can't go wrong with the flavors of caprese when serving a crowd!

Bacon Wrapped Scallops by Summer Yule

Scallops are popular appetizers for good reason; they are delicious. This recipe wraps them in bacon to make them the perfect addition to any spread of food!

Bleu Cheese, Cucumber and Watermelon Appetizers by Amy Casey Cooks

Bleu cheese, cucumber and watermelon come together to make an appetizer that is complex,colorful and so satisfying to serve to guests!

Grilled Olives  by Bakers Beans

Grilled olives make for such an appealing appetizer to offer to guests! They will love the flavor released with the grilling process!

Beef Wellington Bites by Pizzazzerie

Want to serve something small that tastes like the definition of elegance? These beef wellington bites will do the trick, in style!

Cold Marinated Shrimp by Best Appetizer

This recipe is perfect for summer entertaining. No need to heat up the house cooking, you can serve these cold marinated shrimp to rave reviews everytime!

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail by Savoring the Good

Spice up shrimp cocktail by giving it a distinctly Mexican flavor. Your guests will love this spin on classic.

Grilled Arugula Pizza by Joy Filled Eats

Slices of grilled arugula pizza are perfect for a garden party, or as a starter to a great BBQ with friends!

Find more yummy appetizer recipes here:

Loaded jalapeno bites

Cold Veggie Pizza

Best Brunch Recipes

Mother's day is near, so why not skip the crowded brunch spot in your town and host an event that your mom, and all of the special moms in your circle will love? I have collected 15 of the best brunch recipes to share with you. This list has something for everyone on it. Pick a few favorites and start planning a feast that will make any mom feel super special!

Don't worry, this list has options the men in your life will enjoy too, like beermosas so invite everyone for a super fun time! I think the blueberry pie oatmeal seems like a dream for brunch. 

Egg Tarts by Our Love Language is Food

Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes with Raspberry Coulis by Britney Breaks Bread

Ham and Egg Pot Pies by Blackberry Babe

Beermosa by The Six Figure Dish

Whole Wheat Cinnamon Roll Donuts by The Oregon Dietician

Blueberry Pie Baked Oatmeal by Two Pink Peonies

Strawberry Lemon Scones by Cinnamon and Sage Co

Bacon Bubble Bake by Stefs Eats and Sweets

Eggs Benedict Braid by Easy Budget Recipes

Bananas Foster Pancakes by The Littlest Crumb

Quiche Loraine by The Forked Spoon

Smoked Salmon Toast by Braised Deglazed

Strawberry Crescent Rolls by Remake My Plate

Apple Dutch Baby by Spend with Pennies 

John Wayne Brunch Casserole by Centsless Meals 

Which of these recipes do you think would be the best option at a weekend brunch at your house? I know I picked these recipes for a mother's day brunch, but you should save the post to your recipes board on pinterest so you can make these anytime of year.

You can find more recipes here:
My favorites include
Homemade Mulberry Lime Soda
Fool Proof Biscuits
Berry Vanilla Parfaits

15 Tasty Sandwiches

The holidays are winding down, and if you are anything like me, you might want a break from cooking. I have been thinking sandwiches would be a great dinner to offer my family as we lounge around, trying to recover from so much merry making!

Here are 15 fantastic sandwich options to consider making the next time you crave something simple yet filling that hits the spot like only a sandwich can!

Crock Pot Root Beer Chicken by Centsless Meals

These CrockPot Root Beer Chicken Sandwiches are super easy to make and super tasty!! It’s quite

an easy recipe to make, I bet you have all the ingredients in your pantry already!!! This would be a great

dish to bring to that SuperBowl party! Be sure to pin this recipe so you don’t lose it!

Chicken Parm Sliders by The Cozy Cook

These Chicken Parmesan Sliders are made with fresh chicken and delicious homemade breading. They’re topped with marinara sauce, crunchy mozzarella sticks, and are baked in the oven for a fun game day appetizer to feed a crowd!

Avocado Lamb and Jam Sandwich by Greedy Gourmet

With this leftover lamb sandwich recipe, you’ll feel like you’re having a cosy Sunday meal any day of the week you want.

Hot Pastrami Sandwich by Smarty Pants Kitchen

There's no magic to making the best hot pastrami sandwich, just technique in preparing the sauerkraut.

French Dips with Picante Provolone by Not Entirely Average

These easy French Dip Sandwiches with Picante Provolone are perfect for weeknight dinners or a game day gathering. Fresh buttery rolls are over-stuffed with meltingly tender sliced roast beef, topped with richly caramelized sautéed onions and garlic, and bitey slices of provolone cheese. The quick and uniquely CREAMY au jus is the perfect gravy for dunking.

Hot Ham and Cheese Sliders by Little Dairy on the Prairie

Hot Ham and Cheese Sandwich, sometimes called hot ham and cheese sliders, are a whole new level of gooey, cheesy goodness in a super easy to make oven baked sandwich recipe!

Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches by Healthy Life Trainer

This Philly cheesesteak sandwich is loaded with tender bites of steak, mushrooms, bell peppers, onions, and mozzarella cheese. It is a good choice if you want to make something different for lunch or dinner. Also, it is suitable for taking on picnics.

Turkey Waffle BLTS by We Are Not Martha

Stop eating boring sandwiches! You can make lunchtime more exciting with these Turkey BLT Waffle Sandwiches… They’re perfect for kids’ school lunches, but adults will love them, too!

Shrimp Po Boys by Call Me PMC

Shrimp Po’ Boy Sandwich Recipe is easy, tasty, and a lighter version of the New Orleans popular sandwich recipe. It’s full of bold flavor and spice!

Puerto Rican Tripleta Sandwich by In the Kitch

Piled high with meat, cheese, and fresh vegetables, the tripleta sandwich is a Puerto Rican standard that puts a new twist on the classic Cuban sandwich. The tripleta combines cold lunch meat with cooked pork and chicken to make a hot, filling sandwich that’s practically spilling over with ingredients.

Fish Stick Sandwiches by Recipes for Men

This recipe for a fish stick sandwich is really a great way to eat fish sticks, as a snack or a main meal, and will leave you very satisfied. It can be made in less than 15 minutes and you can vary the fillings and sauces to suit your preference.

Kentucky Hot Brown Sandwich by House of Nash Eats

Grab your knife and fork for this supremely satisfying, over-the-top Kentucky Hot Brown Sandwich! It is served open-faced with thick slices of roasted turkey, crispy bacon, and fresh tomatoes on top of a thick piece of toasted bread, all smothered in a rich, cheesy mornay sauce.

Broiled Tomato Sandwiches by Spend with Pennies

A broiled tomato sandwich has all of the tasty goodness of ripe, juicy, tomatoes topped with broiled melty cheese! This is the perfect snack or meal any time of day and makes a great side for soup and more.

Brooklyn Avenue Pastrami Sandwich by Boulder Locavore

Calling all Mad Men fans and sandwich lovers, you won’t want to miss this Brooklyn Avenue Sandwich! Pastrami on rye bread with coleslaw on the sandwich and Russian Dressing. Lunchtime really doesn’t get much better than this.

Grilled Smothered Reuben by Pint Sized Treasures

Melty cheese smothering a grilled Reuben is one of the best ways to break for lunch midday!

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Busy Moms' Guide to Easy, Delicious Dinners

 Culinary success can be a daunting task for busy moms. With the chaos of everyday life, it's easy to forget about meal planning and preparation. But a tasty dinner doesn't have to take hours in the kitchen or require expensive ingredients. Here are some tips to help busy moms get delicious dinners on the table without breaking a sweat!

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Meal Plan:

Meal planning is essential for busy moms looking to save time and energy in the kitchen. Not only does it help organize meals ahead of time, but it can also help save money by avoiding multiple trips to the grocery store.

Meal planning doesn't have to be complicated or take a lot of time; even committing 10-15 minutes a week can make a big difference in how quickly dinner can be on the table. Moms can create a list of favorite meals and plan their weekly dinners around ingredients that are already in the pantry and fridge.

Planning ahead also helps keep food waste at bay and prevents last-minute decisions that often lead to unhealthy options. Also, meal planning allows moms to get creative with their cooking and explore new recipes without risking wasting precious ingredients if they don't turn out as expected.

Keep it Simple:

When it comes to dinner time, simple is always better. Eating a meal doesn't have to be an elaborate or complicated affair; some of the best dishes are made with just a few ingredients. For example, this easy recipe for instant pot chicken and rice requires only a few ingredients and is ready in just 30 minutes.

Simple meals can also be healthier; relying on fresh produce and wholesome ingredients often creates much more nutritious meals than ones that rely heavily on processed foods. Minimizing the number of ingredients in a dish also cuts down on costs since fewer groceries have to be purchased.

Easy dinners don't have to mean sacrificing flavor, either! There are plenty of ways to make basic dishes exciting, such as adding spices, herbs, marinades, or sauces to inject new flavors into familiar recipes. Combined with some simple sides such as roasted vegetables or a green salad, any busy mom can whip up a tasty dinner that her family will love!

Don't be Afraid of Frozen Food:

Frozen food gets a bad rap, but it can actually be a busy mom's best friend. Frozen food can be just as nutritious as fresh, and it often lasts much longer in the freezer. In fact, many frozen fruits and vegetables are flash-frozen at their peak of ripeness, meaning they maintain more nutrients than produce that has been sitting on a store shelf for days or weeks.

Frozen ingredients also take out all of the hassles of preparation; there's no need to chop or peel anything! This makes putting together dinner lightning quick; just dump some frozen veggies into a skillet, and dinner is good to go. For an even faster meal, look for pre-packaged frozen meals that can be heated up in minutes.

By following these tips, busy moms can whip up tasty dinners without spending hours in the kitchen. From meal planning to using frozen food, there are many ways to make dinner time simple and stress-free. With a little bit of planning and preparation, busy moms everywhere can enjoy delicious meals that are sure to please even the pickiest eaters!​

What Foods Give You More Energy?

 What foods make you feel most energetic? You might think that energy drinks or coffee will help, but that's not always the case. Even though all foods give you some energy, some have more important nutrients that help you feel more energized.


Want to stay awake, alert, and productive all day long? Be sure to eat some of these foods that give you energy if you want to feel more awake.


Photo by Life Of Pix


Peanut Butter

Though peanut butter is high in calories, you really only need a small amount to provide a satisfying pick-me-up that will boost your energy levels. Because of the protein, fiber, and healthy fats it contains, it can keep hunger at bay and blood sugar levels steady. Instead of spreading protein- and fiber-free butter or jelly on your morning toast, try peanut butter instead. Or why not make a peanut butter banana smoothie if you’re in a rush – the combination of the potassium in bananas and peanuts make an excellent energy-boosting way to start the day. 



Minerals like iron, magnesium, and potassium can all be found in abundance in spinach. Iron is essential because it carries the oxygen the body needs to function. Together with potassium, magnesium is essential for the proper functioning of nerves and muscles and is thus essential to the body's ability to produce energy.


Sweet Potatoes 

Sweet potatoes, like bananas, are a good source of natural electrolytes because of their high potassium content. They are also full of complex carbohydrates, which means the energy you get from them will be released slowly over time. So you can feel their effects for many hours, and you won’t get a sudden rush followed by a crash. 



Oatmeal provides sustained energy because of the complex carbohydrates it contains. The serotonin-boosting effects of oats on our bodies can aid in stress reduction and improve cognitive abilities. We do have a note of caution, though: flavored instant oats in pre-packaged, individually served packets tend to be loaded with sugar. Make your own instead and top them with healthy ingredients like berries, bananas, and maple syrup or honey for a delicious and nutritious morning meal.


Greek Yogurt 

If you're looking for a snack that will give you energy and keep you full, plain Greek yogurt is a great choice.


This dairy product's popularity has risen rapidly in recent years because of its increased protein content, setting it apart from traditional sweeter yogurts. Approximately 17 grams of protein can be found in a single six-ounce serving. Scientific research suggests that the more protein you eat, the less likely you’ll be to snack because you feel fuller for longer, so you can control your food intake more easily.



Salmon is called "brain food" because it has omega-3 fatty acids, which are nutrients that have been shown to reduce depression and improve mood. Salmon is also good for your heart because of its healthy fats. These fats help lower blood pressure and bad cholesterol, which can make you more likely to get heart disease. Plus, the high protein count makes you feel full, so it's a great dinner option for people who are trying to lose weight and want something that will give them energy.