Brazilian Beans and Rice with Sausage

This Brazilian beans and rice dish could not be easier, plus, my entire family raved about it! My husband even begged me to throw it into the “rotation”! It it only takes a few simple ingredients and less than 30 minutes start-to-finish. I was inspired to make this dish a couple weeks ago when I … [Read more...]

Oh Baby Giveaway!

Is it just me or does springtime mean babies galore??? Three of our blogger friends had babies in the last few weeks! Must be something in the water I think…. We couldn’t be more excited to wish a huge CONGRATULATIONS to Alyssa (The Recipe Critic), Nikki (Chef in Training) and Elyse (Six Sisters Stuff)! To … [Read more...]

Ridiculously Easy Mint Oreo Truffles

I love chocolate truffles. They are so cute and dainty and they make the perfect gift… and what I love most about these Mint Oreo Truffles is that a little bit of work goes a LONG way. With this ONE batch I was able to give away 4 medium-sized boxes of chocolates and I still … [Read more...]

Low-Cal Veggie Quesadillas

My in-laws made these for us a while back and we fell in love. These veggie quesadillas are FULL of flavor and quite healthy (under 400 calories per serving)! You can serve them with sour cream or salsa, but they are great all by themselves! My kids eat these up (they have no idea that … [Read more...]

Green Bean Casserole with Bacon and Onion Straws

Normally I am not a huge fan of green bean casserole… especially when it is made with canned beans, cream of mushroom soup, and those canned crispy onions. However, add onion straws and bacon and I am instantly a fan. If you MUST cut corners on this recipe and make substitutions… by all means, go … [Read more...]

Omelette in a Bag

We make these EVERY. SINGLE. TIME we go camping. They are SO easy and there is virtually no cleanup. I have all the ingredients prepped before we go camping so we simply wake up and get some water boiling… that’s it. Everyone loves making their omelettes EXACTLY how they want.. and it is fun! The … [Read more...]

Country Vegetable Chowder

This country vegetable chowder is delicious! I know I say this about a lot of the recipes that I post, but it is one of our very favorites! I posted this for the first time a LOOONNNG time ago– like 5 years ago… (EXACTLY 5 years ago actually) but it wasn’t getting the traffic it … [Read more...]

Instagram, Google +, and Ad Spots!

We have some BIG additions here at Favorite Family Recipes!  You can now follow us on Instagram and Google Plus!!! Find us on Instagram HERE Find us on Google plus HERE You can also find us by clicking the follow buttons on the top right corner of the site. In even BIGGER news! We are … [Read more...]

Recipe Bloggers You Should Be Following On Pinterest

Being recipe bloggers ourselves, we have come to appreciate a really good food blog when we see one. Good food blogs have mouthwatering pictures, appealing content, tasty recipes (of course) and should be easy to navigate. This is a list of our very favorite Pinterest-worthy blogs (In reverse-alphabetical order), including our own. We have loved … [Read more...]

Filet Mignon with Melted Blue Cheese Sauce

I don’t know about you, but Filet Mignon is bar none my favorite kind of steak!  I have a hard time ordering anything else at a steakhouse.  But I especially love it with a blue cheese sauce, and the sauce on this recipe rivals anything I have had at a restaurant.  I got my filets … [Read more...]

It’s Here! It’s Here! It’s Here!

Elise, Emily, and Erica – In front of our Favorite Family Recipes Cookbook display at Seagull Book in Idaho Echo at a cookbook signing in Utah Our cookbook is in stores today!!!! Right now you can find it at Seagull Book and Deseret Book.  It is also at Costco and Walmart in Utah and Idaho! … [Read more...]