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Fall Favorites. Our 10 Go-To Dinners.

September 25, 2017

I don’t love cooking. I liked it more, once upon a time, when I didn’t have children nagging me and pulling at my shirt. Now, it’s just a hassle. I especially don’t love cooking in the summer when it’s so dang hot here in the South! So, when fall comes around, I’m all about the crockpot (we haven’t ventured into insta-pot land yet), homemade soups and one pot dishes. Quick and easy is always a must in our household, unless it’s a slow Sunday and we have time to make a time-intensive meal.

I thought it would be fun to round up some of our fall favorites and dinners that are our go-tos.

  1. Pear & Jam Grilled Cheese: It may sound a bit weird and my photos do NOT do it justice, but trust me, it’s GOOD!
  2. Crockpot Tortellini Soup: Super simple and yummy!
  3. BBQ Chicken Sweet Potato Bowls: I was shocked at how easy and filling this was!
  4. One-Pan Roasted Chicken & Veggies: At first, I wasn’t too sure about this one, but it’s so yummy and super filling!
  5. Mandarin Pasta Spinach Salad: We tend to not use pine nuts, mostly because they are somewhat expensive. It’s just as tasty!
  6. Chicken & Wild Rice Soup: By far my most favorite fall/winter soup!
  7. Tortellini, Sausage & Broccoli: You can have fun with this and really make it a variety of ways!
  8. Zoodle Caprese: A super yummy and easy dinner!
  9. Brown Sugar and Balsamic Glazed Pork Loin: The recipe calls for a loin, we use a tenderloin. I also use double the sauce recipe, because, hello, it’s delicious.
  10. Crockpot Cream Cheese Chicken: Also a meal that doesn’t look great, but guys, it’s freakin’ delicious!

For anyone who has been in a dinner slump, or needed some inspiration, I ¬†hope today’s post made your meal planning/dinner making a little less painful!

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  1. katiebrewingupstylecom

    September 28th, 2017 at 11:01 pm

    I love quick and easy meals! My mom has a cheesy rice soup that has 4 ingredients and is so good! Reminds me of the chicken and rice soup you shared!

  2. cwblog

    September 29th, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    Oh my gosh- that sounds AMAZING!!

  3. Milly

    September 29th, 2017 at 10:29 pm

    Thanks for sharing. I am going to definitely try this. I love trying new recipes

  4. Stephanie Barreca

    September 30th, 2017 at 7:45 am

    So good! I Love great recipe post’s. I don’t eat meat however I can totally see how I can twist them into some great veggie meals! Thanks for sharing some of these, I keep bunches of them book marked!

  5. cwblog

    October 3rd, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    Aw, that’s so great to hear! Glad you like them!

  6. Sarah Surman

    October 3rd, 2017 at 9:53 pm

    Yum they all look so good…..Pear & jam grilled cheese sounds interesting, maybe its an american thing, but could be worth the try haha! Always love some recipe inspo, thanks for sharing !

  7. cwblog

    October 7th, 2017 at 9:35 pm

    The pear and jam grill cheese is a MUST. I promise you won’t regret it!

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