Seven Layer Tostadas

Seven Layer Tostadas | realmomkitchen.com

My family are big fans of seven layer dip! It is great to serve at gatherings and the men in my house love to have it while watching their favorite game on the TV. A while back, I made some individual seven layers dips.  Then I got to thinking………… A tostada shell is really just... Read More

Crisp Bean Burritos {like Taco Time}

Crisp Bean Burritos | realmomkitchen.com

As a young girl, I remember my mom occasionally treating us to a meal at Taco Time. Taco Time is a fast food Mexican restaurant like Taco Bell. I had three favorite things to get from Taco Time – their Crisp Bean Burrito, Crisp Taco, and Cherry Empanada. I also loved to dip the crisp... Read More

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese | realmomkitchen.com

Just a bit ago, I shared a recipe for crock pot mac and cheese. It was a big hit with the family. Then, I came across another recipe that used some different ingredients and decided to give it a try. This version used sour cream and condensed cheddar cheese soup. This version was good, but... Read More

Oven Toasted Ravioli

Oven Toasted Ravioli | realmomkitchen.com

I have shared a recipe for toasted ravioli before, but it requires deep frying it in oil. Today’s recipe is a healthier alternative because it is baked instead of fried. My kids loved it. I must admit, I still prefer the fried version. However, this really is tasty for a baked version. Serve it with marinara... Read More


Easy One Pot Pasta

One Pot Pasta | realmomkitchen.com

With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday’s, everyone is looking for an easy way to get dinner on the table. The added “things to do for Christmas” can make meal planning a lower priority.  Enter the wonderful solution of one pot pasta. This is a dish that could change your life. This dish... Read More

Easy Crock Pot Mac and Cheese

Crock Pot Mac and Cheese | realmomkitchen.com

Ever want a side of homemade mac and cheese with your dinner and just don’t have the time to make it? Well, this crock pot mac and cheese is easy enough to make from scratch. Basically, you just need the 4 hours for it to cook in the slow cooker and have the time to... Read More

Easy Garlic Pasta

Easy Garlic Pasta

Cream, garlic, cheese, and pasta – doesn’t that sound like a winning combination? This is one of those comforting type of dishes but works well for summer since it is all done on the stove top. It is kind of like a homemade version of Noodle Roni and is much better. This recipe is intended... Read More

Fast and Easy Calzones

Fast and Easy Calzones

My family LOVES pizza.  We eat it once a week. Since we do eat it on a weekly basis, I am always looking for new ways to serve it up.  I mean, even though we love it, we don’t like to eat the exact same pizza EVERY WEEK. These calzones are a perfect way to... Read More

Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Soup

Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Soup

I have another soup recipe for you.  I really think this is a great soup to have as we transition from winter to spring. You can leave it chunky and eat it as is from the slow cooker.  Or you can do as I did and blend until smooth.  I used my trusty immersion blender... Read More

Slow Cooker Pesto Ravioli

Slow Cooker Pesto Ravioli

I really and starting to appreciate the simplicity of things. Setting a new years goal to simplify has been so nice. So today I have a simple ravioli dish for you. It has 2 main benefits – it is made in the slow cooker (gotta love that) and you only need [...]