22 Easy Recipes to Make When Working from Home


Are you living that work from home life? Here are some easy, low-maintenance and truly delicious recipes to make that are family tested and approved. Plus, we bet that you have these ingredients in your pantry, fridge or freezer already - so no need to venture out to the grocery store. If you don’t have an ingredient, you can easily substitute with something you have on hand (like that can of black beans that has been sitting in your pantry for 1.5 years or skip the meat). Make working from home full of flavor with one (or 6) of these easy homemade recipes. Stay safe!

Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti “I made this and every member of my...

Baked Cream Cheese Spaghetti

“I made this and every member of my family cleaned their plates. Even the ones who don't normally eat veggies - and I added more veggies than recipe called for. We loved it! This will go in the family recipe book for sure.” - Rachel

BLT Grilled Cheese (BLTGC) “I have to say that this BLT grilled...

BLT Grilled Cheese (BLTGC)

“I have to say that this BLT grilled cheese sandwich turned out amazingly well, easily as good as if not better than either of the sandwiches that gave it birth!” - Kevin

Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken “This is such an easy recipe to...

Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken

“This is such an easy recipe to make. And, as I said, my whole family likes it. The ingredients are simple. In fact, you probably already have them on hand. And, the method, well, it doesn’t get any simpler than putting everything in the slow cooker and walking away!” - Paula

Pantry Chicken Spaghetti “This Pantry Chicken Spaghetti is a great meal to...

Pantry Chicken Spaghetti

“This Pantry Chicken Spaghetti is a great meal to prepare for your family and all the ingredients can be kept in the pantry. It is creamy and full of flavor and your family will love it. This is a great quick dish if you are in a pinch or trying to clean out your pantry.” - Debbie

Cheesy Chicken Crescent Roll “This was a great recipe and so easy...

Cheesy Chicken Crescent Roll

“This was a great recipe and so easy to follow! It was absolutely delicious!! My children and husband LOVED it!” - Megan

Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls “We loved this casserole recipe. It is just like...

Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls

“We loved this casserole recipe. It is just like a deconstructed cabbage roll. All the great flavor without the work. Fresh onion and garlic add a lot of flavor to this dish but is not overpowering. It's made with very simple ingredients and will appeal to a variety of tastebuds. When testing, we went with the Crock Pot to finish slow cooking the casserole and loved the results. This would be just as tasty out of the stove.” - Kitchen Crew

Hamburger, Sausage, Broccoli Alfredo - Low Carb “This was absolutely DELICIOUS! I've...

Hamburger, Sausage, Broccoli Alfredo - Low Carb

“This was absolutely DELICIOUS! I've been following keto for over a month now and this was the best recipe I've made thus far. Yum!” - Brittany

Hamburger SOS “This easy-to-make dish comes from Depression cooking, where a little...

Hamburger SOS

“This easy-to-make dish comes from Depression cooking, where a little meat could be stretched to feed & fill up a lot of people and from the United States military, for the same reason. As a Navy Brat born to Depression Era parents, it's a given that this dish would be on our table!” - Fran

Turkey Rice Roasted Garlic Soup “This was something I put together with...

Turkey Rice Roasted Garlic Soup

“This was something I put together with what I had in the kitchen. The roasted garlic was easy. Take about 10 cloves of regular garlic, 2 tsp oil, and Italian seasoning, just a dash or so, and mix until coated. Bake in a small oven safe dish about 30 min, or garlic is soft.” - Kathryn

Slow Cooker Chicken & Dumplings “These chicken and dumplings were very tasty...

Slow Cooker Chicken & Dumplings

“These chicken and dumplings were very tasty and as good as homemade. The only changes I made was to use shredded rotisserie chicken and I also used some dumplings that I thawed and cut up in place of the biscuits. I stayed with the recipe otherwise and found that I did need the extra chicken broth. This made a great dinner tonight.” - Daily Inspiration

Hamburger Soup “This is just a simple, yet wonderful bowl of comfort....

Hamburger Soup

“This is just a simple, yet wonderful bowl of comfort. Takes me back to my childhood every time I make it.” - Janet

Shrimp and Vegetable Fried Rice “This is one of those easy meals...

Shrimp and Vegetable Fried Rice

“This is one of those easy meals to put together. It’s one where you kind of clean out of the fridge or freezer. I try to keep my freezer stocked just for times when I haven’t gotten to the grocery store. Refer to my pantry staples and you will have everything you need for a zombie apocalypse or at the least a couple of meals then you’re too lazy to busy to go to the store.” - Paula

Creamy Cheesy Gooey Enchilada Casserole “Yummm! I was craving Mexican food last...

Creamy Cheesy Gooey Enchilada Casserole

“Yummm! I was craving Mexican food last night, but didn't want to go out and dang it...my favorite Mex restaurant doesn't deliver! I quickly put this together (layered, not rolled) and put in the oven. Voila! Happiness!” - Renee

Easy Baked Salmon in Foil “f you're looking to incorporate fish and...

Easy Baked Salmon in Foil

“f you're looking to incorporate fish and healthier recipes into your weekly menu, definitely give this baked salmon recipe a try. It's a super easy and tasty way to prepare salmon. Light and fresh with garlic and lemon, the marinade has a Mediterranean flair. A perfect complement to the mild fish. Besides being delicious, clean up is a breeze since you're baking this in foil. One less dish to dirty.” - Kitchen Crew

One Pan Stick of Butter Rice “One Pan Stick of Butter Rice...

One Pan Stick of Butter Rice

“One Pan Stick of Butter Rice is buttery, flavorful, and the easiest side dish you'll ever make! It's a tasty, simple, and versatile side that goes with chicken, pork, and beef! This is seriously my go to side recipe when I don't know what else to make!” - Paula

Italian Minestrone “Just made this tonight. Absolutely scrumptious!! The only change I...

Italian Minestrone

“Just made this tonight. Absolutely scrumptious!! The only change I made was I felt there was not enough liquid so used an additional can of broth & it was perfect to me. Yummy! We are trying to eat less meat these days & this is very filling & good. Thank you!” - Linda

Homemade Cheesy Italian Hamburger Helper “This is so much better than the...

Homemade Cheesy Italian Hamburger Helper

“This is so much better than the stuff out of the box. You can taste all of the flavors and can modify it to your own liking. There will be minimal preservatives as well.” - Kim

Green Beans, Chicken Breasts and Red Skin Potatoes “I've made this several...

Green Beans, Chicken Breasts and Red Skin Potatoes

“I've made this several times. Sometimes with green beans, sometimes with brussel sprouts. And I use Ranch dressing instead of Italian. I've even used pork chops in place of the chicken. It still works, and is delish!” - Nancy

Crock Pot Ranch Pork Chops “Need a super easy dinner? These Crock...

Crock Pot Ranch Pork Chops

“Need a super easy dinner? These Crock Pot ranch pork chops are it! Made with only 3 ingredients, it's a set it and forget it recipe. After cooking in the slow cooker, the pork chops are fall-apart tender. The gravy becomes thick and delicious. Serve with rice or mashed potatoes for a comforting meal.” - Kitchen Crew

Heavenly Casserole “Need a hardy dinner idea? Try this quick and easy...

Heavenly Casserole

“Need a hardy dinner idea? Try this quick and easy casserole. This is a tangy, creamy, layered Italian casserole. We loved the texture of the egg noodles when the creamy layer and cheese melts into them. Mixed with the meat marinara layer, it's an awesome comforting bite. This reminds us of a beef stroganoff but with a red sauce. An easy and inexpensive meal. Your family will definitely clean their plates and ask for seconds.” - Kitchen Crew

Cassie's Comforting Chicken & Noodles “Made this today. Husband went back for...

Cassie's Comforting Chicken & Noodles

“Made this today. Husband went back for seconds! He said this recipe is definitely a keeper. Thank you so much for posting this wonderful recipe.” - Carolyn

Breakfast Awaits “This simple casserole is great if you're having houseguests. It's...

Breakfast Awaits

“This simple casserole is great if you're having houseguests. It's prepared the night before so you just have to pop it in the oven in the morning. The basic casserole is delicious and bakes perfectly. For testing purposes, we stuck with the basic recipe, but you could really have some fun with the add-in options. Your crew is going to gobble this up!” - Kitchen Crew




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rebecca hulbert - Mar 21, 2020
The Heavenly Casserole was easy to make and tasted delicious. i will definitely make this one again.