Slow Cooker Chile Verde

Slow Cooker Chile Verde by Foodastic Mom

I love a good chili in the fall! This one starts with pork tenderloin slow cooked with tomatillo salsa and combined with a freshly roasted green sauce made with three types of peppers, onion, garlic and cilantro. I think you're really going to love this vibrantly green Slow Cooker Chile Verde! I've made quite a few chili recipes over the years with beef and chicken but never one with pork. My memory told me that chile verde is a pork based chili and in searching for recipe inspiration I ran across this one. It was just so pretty and green. And let's face it, while chili is a favorite meal for many, it's not exactly known for its good looks.  My recipe starts with a pork tenderloin slow cooked and shredded. In the final ... Read More

Chicken Divan

Chicken Divan

Chicken Divan is a throwback recipe from my childhood. It was one of my favorite meals that my mom made. I'm not sure whether she'd remember where she got the recipe. In searching chicken divan on Google it seems to be from the back of a Campbell's soup can. But no matter who authored it originally it is a recipe I credit to my ... Read More

Weekly Meal Plan

Weekly Meal Plan

  Monday Pumpkin Chicken Meatballs with Spaghetti Squash - The Pajama Chef Tuesday 5 Ingredient Ravioli Soup - Big Bear's Wife Wednesday Spicy Peanut Butter Chicken - The Cooking Actress Thursday Classic Homemade Guacamole - Pies and Plots Friday DAY OFF - Go out to eat or order ... Read More

Pumpkin Shepherd's Pie by Foodtastic Mom

Pumpkin Shepherd’s Pie

One of my son's favorite meals is Shepherd's Pie. I think it's a direct result of his Harry Potter obsession. And while I love the traditional beef and mashed potato version I decided to get creative and make a pumpkin version with ground turkey, brussels sprouts and even some cranberry sauce in the gravy. Can you tell I have Thanksgiving on my ... Read More

Bloody Eyeball Cheesecakes by Foodtastic Mom

Bloody Eyeball Cheesecakes

Bloody Eyeball Cheesecakes put the trick in a very delicious treat! I love Halloween. I don't love it as much as Thanksgiving and Christmas but it's still a lot of fun. Our kids are still totally into trick-or-treating. Caleb will be dressing as his favorite football player this year, Tyler Eifert. And Hannah is going as a ... Read More

All Recipes by Foodtastic Mom

Find a Favorite Recipe

Have you ever wanted to find a favorite recipe on my blog and then couldn't? I decided it might be helpful to show you how to find them because more than anything my blog is one big free e-book... I posted this collage on Facebook and asked "What's for dinner?" What do you think? Do you prefer Beef, Chicken, Pork or Vegetarian? No ... Read More

Weekly Meal Plan

Weekly Meal Plan

  Monday Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce - Foodtastic Mom Tuesday Beet & Goat Cheese Pizza with Cauliflower Crust (Beetza) - The Spiffy Cookie Wednesday Thomas's Easy Chili Recipe - Big Bear's Wife Thursday Beef Stroganoff - The Pajama Chef Friday DAY OFF - Go out to eat or order ... Read More