Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli

A Chinese take-out favorite that can be made right in the slow cooker – no sauteing, no stirring, no frying. It doesn’t get easier than that!

Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli - A Chinese take-out favorite that can be made right in the slow cooker. It doesn't get easier than that!

I’m all about making my favorite Chinese take-out dishes right at home. It’s so much cheaper and you can use better quality ingredients. But when you can also make it right in the slow cooker, well, that’s just an all-around win in my book. But don’t take my word for it. This was Jason’s reaction when he tried it for the first time at school.

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One Pot Cheeseburger Casserole

All the flavors of a cheeseburger in cheesy pasta form made in one skillet in less than 30 minutes - even the pasta gets cooked right in the pan!

One Pot Cheeseburger Casserole - This cheesy goodness comes together so easily in one skillet. Even the pasta gets cooked right in the pan!

With a very cloudy day today, I decided to take the day off and unplug from everything. Jason and I took a stroll to Berkeley, had an amazing brunch together, and walked around the little boutique stores window shopping. I forget how refreshing it is to take a break from time to time, especially when you’re buried in your own work 24/7. The perks of being your own boss, right?

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Thai Peanut Beef

Skip the take-out tonight and try this unbelievably easy 20-minute dish that the whole family will love!

Thai Peanut Beef - Skip the take-out tonight and try this unbelievably easy 20-minute dish that the whole family will love!

Jason and I are trying to cut down on ordering out so I’ve been trying to make a lot of take-out dishes right at home, whether it’s Chinese orange chicken, honey walnut shrimp, or PF Chang’s Mongolian beef. But my new favorite has to be this unbelievably easy 20 minute Thai peanut beef.

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Beef Enchiladas

Loaded with a simple and hearty crumbled beef filling, these cheesy enchiladas will be on your dinner table in no time!

Beef Enchiladas - Loaded with a simple and hearty crumbled beef filling, these cheesy enchiladas will be on your dinner table in no time!

Since I have yet another salad recipe for you tomorrow, I just had to squeeze in this enchilada recipe. I’m all for eating healthy with the new year and all but sometimes you just have to include some comfort food too! After all, we can always run it off later, right?

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