Meat Loaf Patties

Meat Loaf Patties labeled

My family is a meat and potatoes kind of family which includes meatloaf. The only issue I have with meatloaf is the amount of time it takes to cook. I usually don’t have a hour for it to cook. A while back, I found this recipe for meat loaf patties. I gave it a try... Read More

Cheesy Lasagna

Cheesy Lasagna | realmomkitchen.com

Today, I have an easy cheesy lasagna recipe for ya. The easy part of this lasagna is that you don’t have to cook the noodles. No, you aren’t using those special no cook noodles to make it, just regular old lasagna noodles. The sauce provides enough liquid to cook the noodles for ya while it... Read More

Menu Plan Monday – Week 59

Menu Plan Monday – Week 59

I have a menu plan this week that includes a ham recipe if you have any leftover from Easter. If not, just buy some. I also included a breakfast for dinner. I couldn’t resist a recipe use fresh strawberries that are available now for a great price. Stacked Tacos Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki Ham a... Read More

Stitch Fix #9

Stitch Fix #9

It’s fashion Friday! Today I share what I was sent in my 9th fix from Stitch Fix. I  wanted to give a quick update on the items I kept from my first fix. I love the jeans. They are one of my favorite pairs and I wear them often. They have held up great! I also... Read More


Meaty Baked Ziti

Meaty Baked Ziti | realmomkitchen.com

Most saturday mornings, you can find me sitting in front of the TV with my daughter watching Pioneer Woman. We have watched it from the very first episode and my daughter loves to watch it as much as I do. When we saw the episode titled Us and Them, I knew we had to try... Read More

Mexican Pizza {Taco Bell Copycat}

Mexican Pizza | realmomkitchen.com

So if you follow me regularly, you know how much my family enjoys Mexican food. Everyone is happy when I make it. My husband and 2 boys love to eat at Taco Bell. Me, not so much. My stomach tends to dislike me when I eat there, not sure why. So I decided to give... Read More

Slow Cooker Steak and Gravy

Slow Cooker Steak and Gravy | realmomkitchen.com

Ever since my trip to Chicago with the Beef Council, I have been more adventurous with different cuts of beef. I have never cooked with a flat iron steak before. This cut of steak is usually grilled or used in a stir fry. I decided to give it a try by slow cooking it. This... Read More

Easy Fluffy Dinner Rolls

Easy Fluffy Dinner Rolls | realmomkitchen.com

I made these dinner rolls a bit ago (I’ve actually made them several times since) and was planning on sharing them soon, but then I thought how perfect they would be for Easter! So I just had to share them today in time for your Easter menu plan. These homemade rolls are the closest thing... Read More

Disconnect to Reconnect Giveaway

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For many years now, Smucker’s has promoted the Power of Family Meals, an initiative that emphasizes the benefits of eating together as a family.  This is something I feel strongly about and is one of the reasons I began my blog, to help encourage family meal time. As part of that initiative, Smucker’s is launching... Read More

Flashback Friday – Brunch Pizza Squares

Brunch Pizza Squares | realmomkitchen.com

Today’s flashback post is one that will be perfect to make when Easter is over. You can use ham in it or I have also used sausage or even a combo of bacon and sausage. You only need 5 ingredients to make it and it is ready in less than 30 minutes! Brunch Pizza Squares