Ground beef has gotten a bit more expensive here lately but it can still be stretched to make many different filling meals on a budget. I like to throw some in a pot in the morning so that it can be cooked before dinner and quickly made into a yummy dish. I like to add some finely chopped mushrooms to ours while cooking to add a little extra nutrition… the kids never notice!
Did you know you can cook FROZEN ground beef in the Instant Pot? Here’s how → sl290.isrefer.com/go/ipbeef/happy2bmyownboss/
Here are a few of our favorite ways to use precooked hamburger meat:
Mrs. B’s Good Easy Pizza (this is a great way to use meat and vegetable leftovers)
45-minute spaghetti sauce (a family favorite)
Crockpot Taco Soup
Daddy Can’t-Wait Casserole
Easy Burrito Casserole
Shepherd’s Pie in a Skillet
Mama’s Secret Spaghetti Sauce
Tater Tot Casserole
Tortilla Bowl Taco Salad
What are your favorite ways to use hamburger?
I know you can pop a potato in the microwave for a quick bite to eat but when you have as many people in your house as we do, everyone seems to want a potato at the same time. The microwave can’t cook them fast enough and the oven seems like it takes forever.
In comes our superhero of the kitchen, our Power Cooker XL, which can whip up some baked potatoes in a hurry. You can cook up a few extra to have on hand for a quick meal or snack during the week or you can also wrap the extras in foil and freeze them for later. Continue reading “Super Easy Power Cooker Potatoes” →
Were you lucky enough to get an Instant Pot for Christmas? If so you may be wondering just what the heck to do with it now. Did you know that you can make things like BBQ ribs, chili, and even cake in your Instant Pot?
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5 Resolutions – Using the Instant Pot to Achieve Them:
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Homeschool days making dinner crunched?
Having dinner ready to go whenever we’re ready to eat is such a lifesaver on busy weeknights when we head out to activities. Now my *kids* are taking charge of dinner from start to finish. Before we start school, they start the slow cooker. Check out the videos from Kids Cook Real Food that we are using here.
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Below are links to some of our favorite crockpot meals. I love to use my crockpot as I can just throw something in there in the morning and forget about it until dinner time. It’s so easy to do. If you haven’t been using yours then I suggest you pull it out of the closet, clean it up, and get ready to enjoy some delicious meals. Continue reading “Crockpot Meals” →