This easy baked chicken parmesan recipe is a family favorite!

This Chicken Parmesan recipe (aka chicken parmigiana) is a family favorite! Tender pan fried chicken topped with tomato sauce and cheese baked until golden and bubbly.

It’ll look like you spent hours in the kitchen but this parmesan chicken recipe comes together easily with ingredients you probably already have in the pantry…all the way down to the marinara sauce

Serve Chicken Parm over egg noodles or mashed potatoes for the perfect weeknight dinner. 

Chicken parmesan fresh from the oven being served topped with basil and parsley - the best chicken parmesan recipe

Homemade Chicken Parmesan Recipe

Chicken Parmesan is thought to have originated from Eggplant Parmesan, an authentic Italian recipe! Traditionally, chicken parm is a fried breaded chicken breast topped with marinara sauce and melted cheese. It makes for a deliciously filling Sunday dinner and the best part is that it is ready in under 30 minutes!

While chicken parmesan is often deep fried, this version is breaded and pan fried with just a little bit of oil and then topped with tomato sauce and cheese. The chicken finishes baking in the oven.

Browned chicken parmesan in a baking dish with marinara sauce.

How to Make Chicken Parmesan

The best chicken parmesan recipe starts with crispy breaded chicken for delicious flavor and texture!

  • Pound the chicken to 1/2″ with a meat mallet or rolling pin to ensure even cooking.
  • If the chicken breasts are extra large, you can cut them in half before breading.
  • Pat dry before dipping into the beaten eggs and then the breading/parmesan mixture.
  • Press the breading onto the chicken to help it adhere.

Brown the chicken breasts in a bit of oil, a few minutes on each side (no need to cook through, it’ll bake in the oven). Place in a casserole dish and top with marinara sauce, mozzarella and parmesan cheese.

Don’t skimp on the cheese, it’s one of the best parts of this chicken parmesan dish!

Chicken parmesan topped with cheese and marinara sauce in a baking dish.

To make this baked chicken parmesan recipe easier on the waistline, and there are a couple of options. To reduce calories and carbs, you can skip the breading (as I do in my Parmesan Chicken Foil Packets) and just use Oven Baked Chicken Breasts (or if you’re low carbing, you can also use a mixture of almond flour and parmesan cheese)! 

Lighten up the meal by serving this with zucchini noodles or spaghetti squash in place of pasta.

What to Serve with Chicken Parmesan

Whether you serve your chicken parm recipe over pasta or not, it really is a whole meal unto itself.

We usually add a side Caesar salad, or a side of roasted brussels sprouts and of course dinner rolls with Homemade Garlic Butter!

Chicken parmesan on a plate over spaghetti topped with basil.

Can Chicken Parmesan be Frozen?

Most casseroles can be frozen safely if they are kept in the fridge overnight to properly cool down and this chicken parmesan.

Seal in freezer safe food storage containers or quart sized freezer bags. Don’t forget to label with contents, date, and if you need to, brief reheating instructions! Instant entrée!

Keep in mind that while the chicken may not be as crispy once frozen it is still absolutely delicious!

More Baked Chicken Recipes!

Chicken Parmesan

This easy baked chicken parmesan recipe is sure to become a family favorite in no time! Serve it with some egg noodles or mashed potatoes for the perfect weeknight dinner. 

  • 4 chicken breast halves (skinless boneless)
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 2/3 cup Italian Seasoning bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  • 4 tablespoons oil (or as needed)
  • 24 oz marinara sauce (homemade or jarred)
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • basil & parsley (fresh, chopped)
  1. Preheat an oven to 425°F.
  2. Place flour in shallow dish. Place the eggs in a second dish (and beat with a fork).

  3. Combine Panko, Italian crumbs, grated parmesan, 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, salt and pepper to taste in a third shallow dish.

  4. Pound chicken breasts to 1/2 inch thick (if they’re very large you can cut them in half). 

  5. Dip chicken into flour and shake to remove any excess. Dip chicken in beaten eggs & then into bread crumb mixture (press to adhere). 

  6. Preheat oil in a large pan. Brown chicken on each side, about 4 minutes per side or until golden (it does not need to cook through as it will continue to cook in the oven).

  7. Place 1 1/2 cups of marinara sauce in the bottom of a 9×13 dish. Add browned chicken. Top each piece with a couple tablespoons of marinara sauce, mozzarella and parmesan.

  8. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden and bubbly and chicken reaches 165°F. Sprinkle with fresh herbs and serve over pasta.

This easy baked chicken parmesan recipe is one of the best casserole recipes for a family friendly meal on a busy weeknight or even a Sunday dinner! #spendwithpennies #chickenparmesan #easyrecipe #chicken #homemade #withcheese #easycasserole

Meatball Soup is an easy soup that is hearty, satisfying and delicious!

Meatball Soup is a hearty and satisfying soup that is both easy and delicious! Tender ground beef meatballs, pasta, mixed vegetables and a beefy, tomato broth are cooked together to create a luscious soup that, as the saying goes, really does eat like a meal!

I love serving this meatball soup recipe with some 30 minute dinner rolls to soak up whatever I can’t get with my spoon. It is the ultimate winter meal!

White bowls of meatball soup topped with parmesan and fresh parsley.

I love making soup, and winter is the absolute perfect time to try new soup recipes! This meatball soup is fast becoming my family’s meal time favorite as it is truly belly-warming!

Meatballs are so versatile from Grape Jelly Meatballs as an appetizer to Crockpot Meatballs for dinner! And of course, they are found in soups, like this tomato Meatball Soup. I use homemade meatballs because they taste so much better but of course you can use frozen meatballs instead if you’re short on time. If you prefer you can of course use Turkey Meatballs in place of beef.

Meatball soup being scooped with a silver ladle.

How to Make Meatball Soup

I don’t think I have come across a soup that is as easy as this one! Especially if you use pre-made meatballs!

  1. Saute aromatics in a large soup pot.
  2. Add prepared meatballs (or use prepackaged or pre-made homemade meatballs) and broth. Simmer 10 minutes to allow the meatballs to cook and the flavors to blend.
  3. Add veggies and pasta. Cover and cook till pasta is done.

While I make these meatballs a regular 1″ size, you can most certainly make little bitty meatballs too (and make them Italian wedding soup meatball sized). I like to make meatballs in a big batch and freeze them. Frozen meatballs (either homemade or store bought) do not need to be defrosted or pre-cooked for this meatball soup recipe. 

Meatball soup in a white bowl with fresh parsley.

How Long do you Cook Meatball Soup?

Total cook time for this easy meatball soup is no more than 25 to 30 minutes! This makes the perfect weeknight meal when time is tight, or even a quickly made lunch.

Meatball soup also freezes like a dream, making it ideal for a quick meal during the busy holidays. I like to freeze it in individual servings (although I skip the pasta when freezing and add it while heating it up). 

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Meatball Soup

Meatball Soup is a hearty and satisfying soup that is so filling and delicious! Tender ground beef meatballs, pasta, mixed vegetables and a beefy, tomato broth are cooked together to create a luscious soup that, as the saying goes, really does eat like a meal!

  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds frozen or homemade meatballs
  • 6 cups beef broth
  • 28 oz diced tomatoes (undrained)
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning (crushed)
  • 2/3 cup ditalini or orzo pasta
  • 2 cups frozen vegetables
  1. In a large saucepan or pot  saute onion and garlic.

  2. Add prepared meatballs and beef broth to pot and cook 10 min.

  3. Add tomatoes, seasoning, pasta and frozen veggies. Simmer covered 15 minutes or until pasta is cooked.

This easy meatball soup is one of our favorite winter recipes! It is so warming and filling! #spendwithpennies #meatball #meatballs #meatballsoup #soup #italianweddingoup

Easy Tuna Casserole

Tuna Casserole is right up there with meatloaf and scalloped potatoes when it comes to comfort food. It’s been a family favorite for generations!

Flaky tuna is tossed with egg noodles, peas, celery, and mushroom soup. We top this with a buttery breadcrumb topping and bake it until it’s bubbly. Serve this easy recipe with some quick Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits and a side salad for the perfect meal!

Hot tuna casserole fresh from the oven with a golden bread crumb topping.

We love belly warming casserole recipes. From Cheesy Chicken Casserole to Beef Taco Casserole, there is something so comforting about a bubbly warm meal from the oven.

It’s no surprise that this tuna noodle casserole has held its place at the top of so many family favorite recipes. It is easy to make, but it’s affordable, tasty, and versatile. Nearly any leftovers or any kind of veggies can be tossed right in! Be creative with this tuna fish casserole recipe!

It can go from prep to presentation in no time at all! Need a quick potluck entrée for work or a neighborhood event? This is hands down the best tuna noodle casserole recipe out there!

Ingredients for easy tuna casserole in a clear bowl including tuna, egg noodles, celery, and peas.

How to Make Tuna Noodle Casserole

The best part of this tuna casserole recipe is that it takes minimal effort to put together and once it’s in the oven, toss a simple caesar salad to round out the entire meal. Simply combine the ingredients while the noodles are cooking and mix everything together. Sprinkle on the crumb topping and pop into the oven!

Be sure to cook the noodles ‘al dente’ since they will continue to cook in the oven and you want to avoid mushy noodles! I make this tuna casserole with egg noodles, but you can use any kind of pasta you’d like.  We use simple vegetables including onion, celery and peas. This recipe is great with any veggies including leftover Green Beans, roasted carrots or steamed broccoli.

This tuna casserole recipe can be made ahead of time as well so it’s great to prep now and bake later.  The creamy, cheesy, mushroom sauce that will satisfy even the pickiest of palates!

A white plate of tuna casserole with fresh parsley.

How to Freeze Tuna Casserole

It is super easy to freeze a casserole, before or after it’s cooked! It is important to fully thaw a frozen casserole before putting it in the oven to avoid overcooking some areas and undercooking others, especially if the casserole was uncooked to begin with. Just leave it overnight in the fridge to allow it to thaw safely and then bake until it reaches 165°F. 

If the casserole is fully baked, let it cool completely before wrapping it and freezing it. Another great tip is to line assemble the casserole in a foil lined pan and freeze after it’s been fully wrapped and sealed. Save that casserole pan for another use! Properly wrapped and sealed casseroles can be frozen for up to 6 months without damaging flavor or texture.

Easy Tuna Casserole

Tuna Noodle Casserole combines flaky tuna and tender egg noodles in a cheesy creamy sauce.

  • 3 cups egg noodles
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 small onion (diced)
  • 2 stalks celery (diced)
  • 2/3 cup frozen peas (defrosted)
  • 1 can tuna
  • 10.5 oz condensed mushroom soup
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup cheese
  • 1 tablespoon parsley

Crumb Topping

  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon butter (melted)
  • 1/2 cup cheddar
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Combine topping ingredients and set aside.
  2. Boil noodles al dente according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  3. Cook onion and celery in butter until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  4. In a large bowl combine noodles, onion mixture, peas, soup, milk, cheese and parsley. Mix well.
  5. Spread into a 2qt casserole dish and top with crumb topping.
  6. Bake 18-20 minutes or until bubbly.

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Tuna casserole served on a white plate

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Easy Tuna Casserole

Tuna Casserole is right up there with meatloaf and scalloped potatoes when it comes to comfort food. It’s been a family favorite for generations!

Flaky tuna is tossed with egg noodles, peas, celery, and mushroom soup. We top this with a buttery breadcrumb topping and bake it until it’s bubbly. Serve this easy recipe with some quick Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits and a side salad for the perfect meal!

Hot tuna casserole fresh from the oven with a golden bread crumb topping.

We love belly warming casserole recipes. From Cheesy Chicken Casserole to Beef Taco Casserole, there is something so comforting about a bubbly warm meal from the oven.

It’s no surprise that this tuna noodle casserole has held its place at the top of so many family favorite recipes. It is easy to make, but it’s affordable, tasty, and versatile. Nearly any leftovers or any kind of veggies can be tossed right in! Be creative with this tuna fish casserole recipe!

It can go from prep to presentation in no time at all! Need a quick potluck entrée for work or a neighborhood event? This is hands down the best tuna noodle casserole recipe out there!

Ingredients for easy tuna casserole in a clear bowl including tuna, egg noodles, celery, and peas.

How to Make Tuna Noodle Casserole

The best part of this tuna casserole recipe is that it takes minimal effort to put together and once it’s in the oven, toss a simple caesar salad to round out the entire meal. Simply combine the ingredients while the noodles are cooking and mix everything together. Sprinkle on the crumb topping and pop into the oven!

Be sure to cook the noodles ‘al dente’ since they will continue to cook in the oven and you want to avoid mushy noodles! I make this tuna casserole with egg noodles, but you can use any kind of pasta you’d like.  We use simple vegetables including onion, celery and peas. This recipe is great with any veggies including leftover Green Beans, roasted carrots or steamed broccoli.

This tuna casserole recipe can be made ahead of time as well so it’s great to prep now and bake later.  The creamy, cheesy, mushroom sauce that will satisfy even the pickiest of palates!

A white plate of tuna casserole with fresh parsley.

How to Freeze Tuna Casserole

It is super easy to freeze a casserole, before or after it’s cooked! It is important to fully thaw a frozen casserole before putting it in the oven to avoid overcooking some areas and undercooking others, especially if the casserole was uncooked to begin with. Just leave it overnight in the fridge to allow it to thaw safely and then bake until it reaches 165°F. 

If the casserole is fully baked, let it cool completely before wrapping it and freezing it. Another great tip is to line assemble the casserole in a foil lined pan and freeze after it’s been fully wrapped and sealed. Save that casserole pan for another use! Properly wrapped and sealed casseroles can be frozen for up to 6 months without damaging flavor or texture.

Easy Tuna Casserole

Tuna Noodle Casserole combines flaky tuna and tender egg noodles in a cheesy creamy sauce.

  • 3 cups egg noodles
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 small onion (diced)
  • 2 stalks celery (diced)
  • 2/3 cup frozen peas (defrosted)
  • 1 can tuna
  • 10.5 oz condensed mushroom soup
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup cheese
  • 1 tablespoon parsley

Crumb Topping

  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon butter (melted)
  • 1/2 cup cheddar
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Combine topping ingredients and set aside.
  2. Boil noodles al dente according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  3. Cook onion and celery in butter until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  4. In a large bowl combine noodles, onion mixture, peas, soup, milk, cheese and parsley. Mix well.
  5. Spread into a 2qt casserole dish and top with crumb topping.
  6. Bake 18-20 minutes or until bubbly.

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Tuna casserole served on a white plate

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Easy Crock Pot Ham and Potato Soup

Ham and Potato Soup is a cool weather staple around here and it’s easy to make in the crock pot and perfect for any leftover baked ham! A simple and delicious soup loaded with potatoes, sweet carrots and tender ham cooks in the slow cooker all day so dinner is ready when you are.

This easy slow cooker ham and potato soup is perfect served alongside our favorite 30 Minute Dinner Rolls with a fresh Kale Salad!

Crockpot ham and potato soup in a big bowl topped with fresh herbs.

Slow Cooker Potato Soup

Few things are as comforting as a delicious and creamy soup on a cold winter day!  Even better is coming home to dinner after a busy day of work or errands!

I truly love potato soup, it’s so comforting!  One of my very best friends made this delicious Ham and Potato soup for me for lunch one day!  It was a chilly day and this warmed me from the inside out! (Thanks Dee, you’re the best)!

Since then, I’ve made this soup so many times.  It’s always delicious and never lasts long around here!  This is one of those soups that is fabulous the first day just as amazing leftover… (and any time I can cook once, eat twice is a good thing around here)!

Technically you could consider this delicious soup a potato chowder as it is a thick creamy soup that is generally chunky.  Regardless of what you call it, it’s absolutely delicious! While chowders often contain fish (like seafood chowder), they can contain a variety of vegetables or meat and still be considered a chowder (like Slow Cooker Corn Chowder)!

A Crock Pot full of delicious ingredients for ham and potato soup.

How To Thicken Potato Soup

One thing I particularly love about this soup is that it uses potatoes to thicken it without adding in a lot of heavy cream and butter.  While the flavor and texture are rich and creamy, it’s not loaded up with fat and calories!

If you are trying to curb your dairy or fat intake, you can thicken this ham potato soup recipe (or other potato soup recipes) with mashed up potatoes and carrots right before it is served. This will make it slightly creamy but with just enough rustic chunkiness and not too rich. Simply scoop out a couple cups of potatoes and carrots and gently mash, then return to the Crock Pot. Adjust for flavor with salt and pepper and let everyone dig in!

If you’d like it even thicker, you can also add in a few potato flakes to reach desired thickness. If you’d prefer, you can also create a cornstarch slurry (equal parts cornstarch and water), stir it in and let it simmer in the crock pot 15 minutes on high.

A bowl of slow cooker creamy ham and potato soup full of ham, carrots, and herbs.

I most often use leftovers from my fave Crock Pot Ham or  a ham bone to make this soup but if you don’t have leftovers, it works perfectly with diced ham steaks from the grocery store too! If you’d like to make this into a cheesy ham and potato soup, stir in a handful of cheddar cheese and a sprinkle of parmesan cheese just before serving.  Remember that dairy can curdle at high temperatures so when you don’t want to cook it too long in the slow cooker. Once you add the milk and sour cream (and cheeses if you add any), you just want to make sure everything is heated through.

Can You Freeze Potato Soup with Ham?

Most creamy soups and chowders can be easily frozen, including this ham and potato soup recipe. All you have to do is put leftover soup in the fridge overnight to make sure it is completely cooled. Then, pour into a plastic freezer bag and lay flat on a cookie sheet in the freezer. Once they are frozen solid, simply stack them up and you have a grab-and-go meal for another busy day!

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Easy Ham and Potato Soup in the Crock Pot

Ham and Potato soup is a simple and delicious soup loaded with potatoes, sweet carrots and tender ham. It cooks in the slow cooker all day so dinner is ready when you are!

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  • 7 cups potatoes (, diced)
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 large carrot (, chopped)
  • 2-3 cups ham (, diced)
  • 2 teaspoons parsley
  • 1 teaspoon thyme leaves
  • pepper to taste
  • 5 cups Ready to Serve Chicken Broth ((I use low sodium))
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • Pepper to taste
  1. Add diced potatoes, onion, carrot, ham, thyme, parsley, pepper & broth to a crock pot.
  2. Cook on low 7 hours, or high 3 hours.
  3. Remove 2-3 cups of the potatoes/carrots and mash, then return the mashed mixture to the crock pot.
  4. Add milk and sour cream. Stir and cook an additional 15 minutes. Add pepper to taste. Makes twelve 1-cup servings.

Ham and Potato Soup made in the slow cooker

Leftover Turkey Pot Pie Empanadas

These Leftover Turkey Pot Pie Empanadas, or hand pies are a delicious way to use up your leftover Thanksgiving turkey!

These Leftover Turkey Pot Pie Empanadas, or hand pies are a delicious way to use up your leftover Thanksgiving turkey!

The best part of making a Thanksgiving turkey are always the leftovers! We always make a larger bird for that reason. Some popular Thanksgiving Leftover recipes are Leftover Turkey and Sweet Potato FritattaLeftover Turkey Noodle Soup and Leftover Turkey Pot Pie Soup, to name a few!

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Zuppa Toscana

Zuppa Toscana! A delicious combination of potatoes, sausage and bacon in a light and creamy broth. While this is a soup I frequently order from my favorite Italian restaurant, the great news is that Zuppa Toscana is really easy to make at home!

Serve this classic Italian soup recipe with homemade dinner rolls or easy garlic crescents for a delicious meal!

How to make Zuppa Toscana quickly and easily at home

Zuppa Toscana

What is Zuppa Toscana Zuppa Toscana simply put is a Tuscan style soup. This hearty Italian soup recipe has potatoes, sausage and bacon in a light, creamy broth. It is delicious and if you’ve ever been to Olive Garden, there’s a good chance you’ve enjoyed their Zuppa Toscana! !

I love to add in bacon (because everything is better with bacon) and sometimes add a can of cannellini beans as well (along with the potatoes).

How to Make Zuppa Toscana

Zuppa Toscana often uses kale but I personally prefer the light flavor of spinach so this recipe contains spinach.  If you would rather use kale, add it in along with the chicken broth so it has time to soften.

To cut the potatoes into cubes I used my favorite kitchen chopper and was able to do 4 potatoes in about 30 seconds.  (I used it for the onions too.  It’s one thing I can’t live without in my kitchen, mine is the Vidalia Chop Wizard brand).

Stove Top Zuppa Toscana

  1. Brown sausage and onions. Fry bacon.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients and simmer until potatoes are soft.
  3. Stir in cream and spinach just before serving.

It’s really easy to make and perfect to serve with some homemade bread or Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits.

two bowls of Zuppa Toscana ready to eat

How to Make Crockpot Zuppa Toscana

This easy soup doesn’t take long to prep on the stove however sometimes it’s nice to come home to a meal ready to go after a long day of work! I love to use my slow cooker for soups and stews because it allows the flavors to blend and it’s so easy!

To make Zuppa Toscana in the Slow Cooker

  1. Brown sausage and onion as directed.  Cook bacon.
  2. Add all ingredients except cream and spinach/kale to the slow cooker.
  3. Cook on high about 3-4 hours (or on low 6-7 hours) or until potatoes are tender.
  4. Heat cream and stir in cream and spinach. Cook an additional 20-30 minutes.

Homemade Zuppa Toscana ingredients in a bowl

If you’d like to lighten this soup up a little bit, you can use turkey sausage in place of the pork sausage and reduce the amount of bacon (be sure to drain it very well) or use turkey bacon.

While I love the buttery flavor the heavy cream adds, evaporated milk can be used in place of cream in this recipe.

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Zuppa Toscana

Zuppa Toscana is an easy Italian soup with a rich creamy broth filled with sausage, potatoes and greens.

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  • 1 large onion (, diced)
  • 1 lb Italian sausage ((mild))
  • 6 slices bacon (, diced)
  • 4 cups diced potatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red peppers ((optional))
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups torn & gently packed fresh spinach
  • pepper to taste
  1. In a large pot cook sausage and onion until no pink remains. Drain and set aside.

  2. Cook bacon over medium heat until most of the fat has been rendered out and drain. 

  3. Add in potatoes, garlic, chicken broth, crushed peppers (if using) and sausage. Bring to a boil.

  4. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered 12-14 minutes or until potatoes are softened.
  5. Stir in heavy cream and let boil 1 minute. Remove from heat, stir in spinach.

  6. Garnish with additional bacon if desired.

If using kale in place of spinach, add along with the chicken broth as it takes longer to cook.

Zuppa Toscana is quick and easy to make at home and delicious! Loaded with sausage, potatoes and bacon, this is definitely a crowd pleaser!

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Loaded Vegetarian Baked Sweet Potato

Loaded Vegetarian Baked Sweet Potato are Mexican-inspired, loaded with zesty black beans, melted cheese, salsa with a dollop of cream. What can be better than a 20 minute meal!

Loaded Vegetarian Baked Sweet Potato are Mexican-inspired, loaded with zesty black beans, melted cheese, salsa with a dollop of cream. What can be better than a 20 minute meal!Loaded Vegetarian Baked Sweet Potato

Loaded baked sweet potatoes are so quick and easy to make. A few of my other favorites are Italian-Style Stuffed Sweet PotatoesSloppy Joe Baked Sweet Potatoes, and Cheesy Baked Sweet Potato Skins.

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Turkey Pumpkin Chili

Turkey Pumpkin Chili is the perfect Fall dish made with ground turkey, tomatoes, canned pumpkin, white beans and spinach.

Turkey Pumpkin Chili is the perfect Fall dish made with ground turkey, tomatoes, canned pumpkin, white beans and spinach.

Nothing says Fall like a big pot of chili. Especially when you add pumpkin to it! We enjoy chili quite often this time of year, a few favorites are Crock Pot Taco Chili, this No-Bean Turkey Chili and this Turkey Pumpkin White Bean Chili, which is similar to this recipe, only without the tomatoes and spinach.

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Chicken Rice Soup

This easy Chicken Rice Soup recipe is a healthy soup that’s perfect for chilly days! It’s loaded with vegetables and brown rice, simmered in chicken broth and finished with a touch of creaminess.

This is one of our favorite homemade Chicken and Rice Soup recipes and has unbelievable flavor and is easy to meal prep and make ahead for a busy week!

a ladle of chicken rice soup in pot

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