Meat loaf is a comfort food for many, but it can be laden with calories and fat. This lighter version cuts back on calories, without the loss of flavor, by using lean ground beef, egg white, and fiber-rich oatmeal as a binder. Chili sauce adds that extra bit of umami authenticity.
Beef stroganoff is an old favorite for many folks. If you need to feed a large family, it can be pricey and time-consuming. Try this biscuit stroganoff casserole version a try using ground beef to cut down on the expense.
Mexican Lasagna fuses Latin flavors within a traditional Italian dish for a fiesta in your mouth. It makes a family-friendly meal in an easy casserole. Kids love it!
Easy scalloped potatoes are a heart-warming comfort food. This homemade version is not only easy, it’s loaded with cheese in a creamy sauce.
The outstanding flavor of this salmon bread pudding makes it my absolute favorite savory bread pudding. It makes a fabulous brunch dish that may be served hot or at room temperature, but I like it for a light dinner or lunch.
Easy Macaroni and Cheese is the perfect side dish for those busy nights, because it goes together in a flash! This recipe is for a very basic, easy version, loaded with Cheddar cheese and rich with milk. You can have it in the oven within 15 minutes.
Loco Taco Stuffed Peppers takes an old traditional standby to an entirely new loco bold level. Spicy tortilla chips, salsa, mild green chiles, and rice punch up the beef and sausage stuffing. You can easily vary the heat level through your choices of sausage, chips, and salsa. Check out my notes for variations and substitutions. Olé!
Cheesy Tuna Helper copycat recipe is made from scratch. Rather than grab that box from the store shelf, try this easy version. It doesn’t really take that much longer. The flavor and texture is far superior. This is not your Grandma’s tuna casserole!