We had a very relaxed weekend here and in keeping with that theme,  I had a very easy time serving dinner because everything was pre-made and ready to go. Nothing like pulling out a box of salad and plating while adding a few extra’s to kick it up or reheating some soup/chili that you had previously thawed from the freezer. (LOVE batch cooking/using the crockpot once to make a few meals worth of food at a time.) Coincidentally, they’re all one dish/pot meals!

Dinner was ready in under 5 minutes for the three of us and with very minimal cleaning.  Thank goodness for the dishwasher! 🙂


Vegetable/Lentil/Bean soup with sweet potatoes


Basic garden salad kicked up with mushrooms & feta


Chili with cheese

What are some of your ‘go to’ / ‘one dish’ meals?