15 Minute Meal

  • 15 Minute Creamy Chicken Florentine Quesadillas

      Quesadillas are a quick and easy favorite in our family.  I wanted to take the concept and give...

  • This meal has been my go-to quick recipe for over 10 years

      I make a lot of new recipes.  We rarely repeat meals, because I'm always trying to create new...

  • Quick & Easy Skillet Chicken Jambalaya – 15 minute meal

      We love jambalaya, but it takes a while if you bake it in the oven.  I've tried making...

  • 15 Minute Chicken Fiesta Skillet

      This is one of those fall-back kind of recipes.  You can vary it in a million ways.  And...

  • Quick Mediterranean Pasta Skillet

    When we were first living together, my husband and I started making "clean out the veggie drawer pasta" once...

  • Naturally Quick Foods – 15 Minute Meal Series

    We've been talking about making 15 minute meals.  I've shared quite a few recipes, but there are lots of...

  • 15 Minute Meal Series – Honey Lemon Pepper Salmon

      Fish generally makes for a fast meal.  It doesn't require much cooking time at all.  If you keep...

  • 15 Minute Sweet and Sour Chicken

      I have a number of Sweet and Sour Chicken recipes on the blog.  This one uses popcorn chicken...

  • Skillet Chicken and Dressing Casserole – 15 minute meal series

      This is one of my favorite casseroles, but the traditional version takes about an hour to bake. I...

  • Grilled Ham and Apple Sandwich with Chutney plus other grilled cheese and panini ideas – 15 Minute Meals

      The title of this post is so long, it kind of makes you wonder if I really need...

  • Easy Side Dishes – Beyond Steamed Veggies – Rounding out 15 Minute Meals

    I have a tendency to focus on the main dish and forget the sides.  Until we're nearly ready to...

  • 15 Minute Meal Series – Chicken and Kale with Tortellini

      This recipe makes use of several quick meal tricks: First, it's built on pasta. Pasta is fast to...

  • 15 Minute BBQ Chicken Nachos

      My family loves nachos.  And bbq chicken.  And cheese. So I knew this recipe would be a hit....

  • Pizza Sloppy Joes – 15 Minute Meal

    We talked about sandwiches for dinner yesterday, so I thought I'd share another type today.  The original name I...

  • Pre-Cook and Freeze Meats to Make Dinner Quick – 15 Minute Meal Series

      One of the things that can slow down dinner prep is dealing with the meat portion. A beef...

  • 15 Minute Meal Series – Pepperoni Pizza Pasta

      Pasta meals are often quick to fix.  They also tend to be inexpensive.  Win-win. This recipe uses pepperoni...

  • 15 Minute Creamy Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

      I do a lot of recipe creation.  Sometimes the recipes don't turn out well and I never share...

  • 15 Minute Meal Series – Popcorn Chicken Parmesan

    I've created a lot of recipes, but this one for Popcorn Chicken Parmesan is one of my favorites.  ...

  • Peach Chutney Chicken Salad – 15 Minute Meal

      This is some of the best chicken salad I think I've ever eaten. The addition of peach chutney...

  • Sausage and Corn Quesadillas – a 15 Minute Meal

      One way to make quick dinners is to wrap something - almost anything, really - in a tortilla....

  • 15 Minute Meal Series for Back to School (or any time!)

      I love to cook for my family, but on weeknights I'm often in a time crunch.  It's not...

  • 15 Minute Skillet Chicken Curry with Peach Chutney

      When I got the idea to make Peach Chutney in the slow cooker, it was on a morning...

  • Chipotle Chile Chicken Nachos with Chipotle Sour Cream – a 15 Minute Meal

      These nachos!  They didn't last long. A giant platter of nachos full of chicken, bell pepper, tomatoes, black...

  • 15 Minute Skillet Chicken and Dressing Casserole

    The story of this recipe creation comes with a little confession. I wasn't really paying as much attention to...

  • Popcorn Chicken Parmesan – 15 Minute Meal

    I'm a little bit proud of myself for this recipe.  I'd be willing to bet that a bag of...

  • Italian Sausage Sloppy Joes – 15 Minute Meal

      I created this sandwich a few weeks ago on a night when I was in a hurry.  I've...

  • Quick Ham and Pineapple over Couscous

    You know I love a 15 minute meal.  This one may come in at even less time than that....

  • Quick and Easy – Tomato Basil Chicken Soup

    This is the soup that made me wish I owned an immersion blender. Alas, I don't have one.  But...

  • Roasted Garlic, Brown Butter and Parmesan Pasta (in 15 Minutes)

    You know how I love a 15 minute meal.  Sometimes that's all I have to pull dinner together.  Such...

  • Pepperoni Pizza Pasta – 15 Minute Meal

    I am a huge fan of the 15 minute meal.  Some days, there just isn't any more time than...

  • Drive. Play. Feed. Sports Season Suppers – 15 Minute Meals

    Judging from the comments, this is a series that hits close to home for many of you.  Juggling kids,...

  • Pesto and Crushed Tomato Shells – 3 Ingredients, 15 Minutes

    So I just read the title and it is a bit misleading.  This recipe contains no shell of tomato,...

  • Bowtie Pasta with Italian Sausage and Bell Peppers

    There are nights when I stare into my pantry, wondering what I'm going to fix.  On this particular night,...

  • Orange Chicken

    I've made this twice now.  It is so easy and we all love it.  The taste is similar to...

  • Crisp Black Bean Tacos with Feta and Lime Slaw

    I found this on Smitten Kitchen one day and it caught my eye because she said it only took...