five 15 minute meals


Today, I’m taking the stress out of dinner time by sharing 5 meals that are not only simple to prepare but are ready in 15 minutes or less.


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My daughter and I love this recipe for Tilapia Scappoline.

~Suggested Sides: roasted asparagus and a salad.


Fish tacos are a fun way to eat fish and one of my family’s favorite meals.

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~Serve with a side of spanish rice and refried beans.  Note: This spanish rice recipe takes about 25 minutes to make.

If you’re craving Mexican food, save money on eating out and make these fajitas at home.

~Heat up 2 cans of pinto beans with a can of Rotel for a side of charro beans.

~Spanish rice  completes the meal.

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Taco Salad
  is super simple to make.

~Brown and season ground beef or turkey with this homemade taco seasoning.

~Place the meat on a bed of lettuce and garnish with tomatoes, cheese, olives, corn, black beans, salsa…whatever you like.

~This salad is great with a little Thousand Island dressing.


Bloody Mary Steaks

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Yum!  We felt like kings the other night when we had these steaks.

~Serve with a salad and Bush’s Grillin’ Beans for a quick meal.

~If you have more time, serve baked potatoes instead of beans.

And there you have it.  Five 15 minute meals.


Enjoy your dinner and I’ll see you in class,

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After 17 years in an elementary classroom, Mrs. Hines retired from teaching to pursue her passions: decorating, writing and homemaking. While her formal education is in teaching, she discovered her talent for design at a young age and is a self-taught decorator. Mrs. Hines' DIY spirit has earned her appearances on the show Deals which airs on the Live Well Network. She continues to teach and inspire on her popular Lifestyle blog, Mrs. Hines' Class. Homemaking is Mrs. Hines' first love. So, when she isn't decorating or writing, you can find her at home watching television with Mr. Hines or trying to keep up with her teenaged daughter.

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  1. Everything looks so good. You are a good cook.
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

  2. Great recipes! You had me at 15 minutes …

  3. These are my kind of meals Sharon. Love them all and I know my family would too. Thanks for sharing.

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