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A breaded chicken breast topped with melted mozzarella in a pan with marinara sauce for Baked Chicken Parmesan.

Baked Chicken Parmesan

This classic oven-baked Chicken Parmesan tastes JUST like it’s from a restaurant. Better yet, it’s STUFFED with Mozzarella cheese and covered in a crispy Parmesan breadcrumb mix with warm Marinara sauce. Be sure to try my Chicken Parmesan Casserole...

Seasoned chicken breast stopped with melted mozzarella cheese and French Onion Sauce on top of mashed potatoes on a plate with a fork.

French Onion Chicken

This oven-baked French Onion Chicken is stuffed with mozzarella cheese and smothered in a French onion sauce. Serve it with a side of mashed potatoes, there is plenty of caramelized onion sauce to go around! Be sure to serve...

Sloppy joe casserole in a casserole dish with a spoon scooping it up.

Sloppy Joe Casserole

This Sloppy Joe Casserole has ground beef and noodles smothered in a cheesy Manwich sauce with corn and diced tomatoes. Just prepare the filling in ONE POT, transfer to a casserole dish, top with cheese, and bake! For a...

Chicken breast on top of a pile of spaghetti with a red chicken scallopini sauce with sliced onions and parsley.

Chicken Scallopini

This Chicken Scallopini recipe has golden chicken cutlets that are smothered in a tomato-based wine reduction sauce and served with spaghetti. It may sound fancy, but this budget-friendly recipe has the simplest ingredients that are probably right in your...

A white bowl full of lentil soup with ham and spoon scooping it up.

Lentil Soup with Ham

This traditional Lentil Soup with ham is so flavorful and easy to make! Use a ham bone for more hearty flavor or keep it simple. Optional additions include potatoes, spinach, sausage, and more!

A Slow Cooker filled with Meatballs and Marinara Sauce

Slow Cooker Meatballs

These Italian-style meatballs require NO browning! This is an easy dump and go recipe that’s a great way to feed a crowd or store in the freezer for future pasta dinners, subs, and appetizers! You’ve just found your new...

A wooden spoon scooping up homemade marinara sauce from a pot.

Homemade Marinara Sauce

This simple homemade marinara sauce is easy to make it just 20 minutes.  Use it for pastas, meatballs, pizza, and as a dipping sauce! This is one of the easiest sauces to make from scratch and is perfect for...

A spoon scooping out Chicken Alfredo Bake from a casserole dish.

Chicken Alfredo Bake

This Cheesy Chicken Alfredo Bake is made with ANY kind of pasta and a 15-minute Alfredo sauce with chicken and broccoli! Use leftover chicken  or a rotisserie for an easy shortcut! Be sure to serve this with a side...

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