Easy Recipes

Mexican Pizza

Mexican Pizza | Mini Van Dreams

When Taco Bell took away my favorite menu item – Mexican Pizza – I wanted to cry! It was my go-to order whenever I went to Taco Bell. The other day I remembered I had this recipe for Mexican Pizza, that is actually BETTER than Taco Bell’s version!

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Gnocchi with Bacon Cream Sauce

Gnocchi with Bacon Cream Sauce | Mini Van Dreams

You must try my delicious Gnocchi with Bacon Cream Sauce! Since I my boyfriend has Italian heritage, a visit with his extended family is always a delicious foray into Italian cuisine. A while back, he introduced me to gnocchi and since then I have been on a quest to find the perfect sauce to go with gnocchi… and this might be it.

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Cabbage Roll Casserole

Cabbage Roll Casserole | Mini Van Dreams

All the talk last week about cabbage rolls reminded me of this quick and easy cabbage roll casserole recipe that I had. My (ex) mother in law used to make the best cabbage rolls, with her added “secret ingredient” that she shared with me before she passed away.   Did you know cabbage rolls were […]

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Chicken Tortellini Soup

Chicken Tortellini Soup | Mini Van Dreams

Today’s recipe for Chicken Tortellini Soup was one of those grocery store creations that I come up with standing in the aisle.  I was hankering for homemade chicken noodle soup, but I wanted something with a bit more substance to it.  So, while walking through the deli and dairy area, I saw refrigerated cheese tortellini […]

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