Recipe Index

Recipe Index – Find easy-to-make recipes to make for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. DearCreatives.com Being creative, having kids, and writing a blog doesn’t always give you a lot of time for complicated dinners. That is why I share easy recipes. I used to have a few basics I’d run through and then repeat. Let’s just say meal planning and getting creative in the kitchen weren’t topping my list. But, I’ve always enjoyed cooking, and when I have time I love to bake! I started to try to branch out, trying more recipes. Here’s where to find our favorites. 

These are easy dinner ideas we think you will like. 

Before, I was just stuck in a recipe rut! Sound familiar? That’s when I decided to break free from the same old dinner routine, make a meal plan schedule, and focus on getting more creative in the kitchen. By sharing I hope I can make your life easier in the kitchen, and out of the kitchen. 

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Giving you more time for other things yet, be able to get those needed healthy dinners on the table. 

Easy Recipes

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  • You’ll find recipes I have tried, ones I have adapted, and even some that I have created myself.
  • If you find it here we have enjoyed making the meal more than a few times, with a  (former) picky eater in the house that’s a good thing!
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Occasionally you will see a recipe round-up; which is a compiled list of recipes to try. I wanted easy dinners that were healthy and a good variety to rotate through the months to allow us to get out of the rut of eating the same tired menus and meal plans. Head over to the drop-down menu and see all our newest recipes categorized when you are done here.

You will find: 

  1. In the drop-down menu search by various types of meals for dinner such as chicken, beef, soups…
  2. Find something to cook or a dinner recipe for tonight!
  3. I’ll continue to add to our cooking resources weekly.
  4. Get ready to cook any night of the week and have time for other things.
  5. Save money by planning your meals and cooking at home. 
  6. Learn how to cook. 
  7. Find recipes to make for when you are hosting parties or having family or guests over. 

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Scroll below for more recipes I’m compiling my recipe lists, making pages, and adding to the recipe index to make the recipes easier for you to find something to cook or bake… Be sure to visit our baking index too! Find it from the drop-down menu. 

Recipe Index

RECIPES

Easy recipes to cook. There are a variety of methods with easy-to-get, fresh ingredients to make these recipes for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and parties... Make the recipes on the stovetop, cook in the oven, or use a crockpot slow cooker or an Instant Pot... Don't forget grilling options by using an indoor or outdoor grill... View all of our recipes and pick something to cook or bake. See our recipe index to help you find the perfect recipe to try!

Are you looking for more ideas for what to cook? 

Ideas For Dinner 

Beef Recipes

  1. How To Cook A Rib Eye Roast
  2. Beef Stir Fry (30 minutes or less)
  3. Herbed Beef Roast
  4. The Best Meatloaf
  5. Ground Beef Recipes
  6. Steak Tacos 
  7. Strip Steak

Easy Pork Recipes

  1. Easy Delicious Chili Verde
  2. Easy And Delicious Roast Pork Tenderloin

Easy Fish Recipes

  1. Fish Tacos With Avocado Sauce
  2. Easy Slow Baked Salmon
  3. Asian Fish Tacos 

Breakfast Ideas Easy (And Brunch Recipes)

  1. Pumpkin French Toast Casserole 
  2. Yogurt Parfaits With Granola And Fruit
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  4. Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Sandwich
  5. Southwest Quinoa and Eggs Breakfast Bowl 
  6. Mushroom Quiche
  7. Broccoli Mushroom Quiche + Entertaining Tips 
  8. Easy Breakfast Enchiladas
  9. 27+ Healthy Breakfast Ideas (Paleo) + more
  10. Tuna Salad Sandwiches Recipe
  11. Caprese Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
  12. Guacamole Veggie Sandwich
  13. Breakfast Ideas and Solutions for Rushed Mornings
  14. Start the Day Together 7 days FamilyBreakfast Project 
  15. Breakfast Options Ready in Minutes BistroCups Oatmeal
  16. Greek Yogurt with Fruit and Granola 
  17. Chicken Salad 
  18. Easy Recipe: Savory Turkey Wraps

Casserole Dishes

  1. Autumn Chicken Casserole 
  2. Baked Macaroni and Cheese 
  3. Ravioli Lasagna with Broccoli Pesto and White Sauce
  4. Zucchini Pie

Candy Making Recipes

Chili Recipes 

Desserts

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

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Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

Meal Plans

Monthly Meal Plans

Noodle Dishes

Oven Recipes

  1. Stuffed Bell Peppers 
  2. Stuffed Zucchini With Ground Turkey
  3. Cheesy Veggie Enchiladas 
  4. Chicken Enchiladas Verde
  5. Quick and Easy Honey Teriyaki Chicken 
  6. Pizza Dough and Bread Sticks 
  7. Perfectly Roasted Chicken

Pasta and Italian Dishes

  1. Spaghetti With Garlic (+oil) 10-minute light pasta recipe for lunch or dinner! 
  2. Baked Feta Pasta Recipe in 1 hour or less!
  3. Easy Homemade Lasagna With Meat Sauce 
  4. Pesto Pizza This pizza recipe is easy to make and done in about 30 minutes. 
  5. Tex Mex Spaghetti 
  6. Chicken Piccata
  7. Pappardelle with Portobello Bolognese Sauce
  8. Homemade Lasagna
  9. Whole Wheat Pesto Pizza 
  10. One-Pot Jalapeno Nacho Pasta 
  11. 15 Minute Baked Meatballs And Spaghetti 
  12. Ravioli Lasagna With Broccoli Pesto And White Sauce
  13. Italian Beef Stew 

Lists Of Recipes

  1. 20 of The Best Ham, and Leftover Ham Recipes 
  2. 13+ Perfect Pizza Recipes 
  3. Cinco de Mayo Recipes
  4. 20 Of The Best Orange Recipes
  5. Slider Recipes
  6. Pumpkin Spice Recipes
  7. Back To School Snack Recipes & Ideas
  8. Patriotic Recipes & Crafts
  9. Calling All Lemon Lovers 25+ Lemon Recipes
  10. Healthy Recipes Low Carb Meals
  11. 25+Chocolate Cake Recipes You’ll Love
  12. 15 Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipes
  13. The Best Apple Dessert Recipes
  14. 20+ Peach Recipes You’ll Love to Make!
  15. Must-Have Key Lime Recipes
  16. The Best Strawberry Recipes 
  17. No-Fail Valentine’s Day Dessert And Treat Recipes
  18. 15+ Grilled Pork Recipes 
  19. Cornbread Recipes for Soups And Chili
  20. 27+ Healthy Breakfast Ideas (Paleo) + more

Roasts

  1. Roast Turkey With Pears And Sage
  2. Perfectly Roast Chicken
  3. Delicious Roast Pork Tenderloin
  4. Easy Herbed Roast Beef

Sandwiches

  1. Caprese Grilled Cheese Sandwich
  2. Guacamole Veggie Sandwich
  3. Tuna Salad Sandwich
  4. Chicken Salad Sandwich Recipe (favorite)
  5. Italian Herb Sandwich 
  6. Cucumber Egg Salad
  7. Mediterranean Grilled Cheese 
  8. The Ultimate Sandwich: Turkey Club w/Homemade Toppings
  9. EasyWrap Sandwich with Homemade Spread
  10. Chicken Salad 
  11. Savory Turkey Wrap

Salads

  1. Tuna Salad with Champagne Dressing
  2. Grilled Chicken Salad with Ginger Dressing
  3. Marinated Vegetable Salad 
  4. Sweet Potato Pineapple Salad
  5. Southwest Chopped Salad With Black Beans, Corn, and Avocado
  6. Italian Chicken Pasta Salad

Sauces 

  1. Homemade Pasta Sauce
  2. Cranberry Sauce How To & Recipe 
  3. Homemade Spread Pesto Roasted Red Pepper 
  4. Homemade Green Enchilada Sauce

Side Dishes

  1. Sweet Potato Salad With Pineapple
  2. Step by Step Homemade Cranberry Sauce Plus Cranberry Raspberry Orange Cranberry Sauce 
  3. Suddenly Salads Grain Salad
  4. Zucchini Boats
  5. Zucchini Pie
  6. Roasted Bell Peppers In Olive Oil
  7. Stuffing Recipe And Sausage Onion Sage Stuffing Ball
  8. Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

Snacks / Treats

  1. 30-minute Homemade Granola Recipe
  2. Homemade Granola Bars Recipe And How to
  3. Easy Breakfast Snack Cookies
  4. Easy Peanut Butter M&M Treats
  5. Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies
  6. Milk Dunkin Oatmeal Cookies
  7. Apple Crisp Recipe
  8. Dark Chocolate Banana Cupcakes
  9. Patriotic Treat Recipe

Stews

Stove Top

Holidays

Food Safety Tips

Grilling 

Kitchen Tools 

Cookbook Reviews

Cooking With Kids

Homemade Pet Treats 

We have come a long way since we first started blogging.  Improve on our cooking, baking, and photography skills. You can see our Recipe Gallery here from some of our first recipes. We are always trying to update our site and make viewing easier to find dinner ideas you can enjoy at home with your family! 

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