Easy Recipes To Make For Busy Moms

Easy recipes are my go-to when I want something delicious without the hassle. 

Whether it’s a busy weeknight or a relaxed weekend, I love whipping up simple dishes that pack a punch of flavor. 

From quick easy dinners to easy desserts, these recipes make cooking a breeze. 

So, let’s dive in and explore the joy of effortless cooking together!

1. Slow Cook Pot Roast

easy recipes slow cooked pot roast

Indulge in the ultimate comfort food experience with this Slow Cook Pot Roast! 

Imagine tender, melt-in-your-mouth chuck roast, seasoned to perfection and slow-cooked with aromatic herbs, hearty vegetables, and a savory broth. 

With just a handful of ingredients and minimal effort, you’ll have a mouthwatering meal that’s sure to satisfy even the most discerning palates. 

Gather your ingredients, set your slow cooker, and get ready to savor every delicious bite of this classic dish.


  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 lbs chuck roast
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-2 onions, quartered
  • 4 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • ½ cup dry red wine (optional, see notes)
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 large carrots, cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 2 lbs baby yellow potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Season the chuck roast generously with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Sear the chuck roast on all sides until browned, then transfer it to the slow cooker.
  • Add quartered onions and chopped garlic to the slow cooker.
  • Pour beef broth and optional dry red wine over the roast.
  • Add Worcestershire sauce, chopped rosemary, thyme, and bay leaves to the slow cooker.
  • Place carrots and baby yellow potatoes around the roast.
  • Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or until the roast is tender.
  • In a small bowl, mix cornstarch with water to create a slurry. Stir the slurry into the slow cooker to thicken the gravy.
  • Serve the pot roast hot, with vegetables and gravy spooned over the top. Enjoy the comforting flavors of this slow-cooked classic!

2. Chicken Fajitas Nachos

Get ready to elevate your snack game with my mouthwatering Chicken Fajita Nachos! 

Imagine tender, seasoned chicken mingling with vibrant bell peppers, all atop a bed of crunchy tortilla chips, smothered in melted cheese. 

Top it off with your favorite fixings for a flavor explosion that’ll leave you craving more!


  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, halved and sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 3 bell peppers, seeds removed, sliced lengthwise
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 13 oz tortilla chips (1 bag)
  • 2 cups pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Optional Toppings:

  • Sour cream, to taste
  • Salsa, to taste
  • Guacamole, to taste


  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • In a bowl, combine cubed chicken breasts with salt, pepper, chili powder, garlic powder, and cumin. Toss to coat evenly.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add seasoned chicken and cook until golden brown and cooked through, about 5-6 minutes. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, add sliced onions and garlic. Cook until onions are translucent, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add sliced bell peppers to the skillet and cook until they are tender-crisp about 4-5 minutes. Squeeze lime juice over the peppers and onions, then remove from heat.
  • On a large baking sheet, spread out the tortilla chips in an even layer.
  • Sprinkle the cooked chicken evenly over the chips, followed by the sautéed peppers and onions.
  • Top with shredded pepper jack and sharp cheddar cheese.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool slightly. Serve your Chicken Fajita Nachos hot, with optional toppings like sour cream, salsa, and guacamole. Enjoy!

Discover the Joy of Effortless Cooking with These Easy Recipes!

So, next time you’re in the kitchen, remember: that simplicity doesn’t mean sacrificing taste. 

With these easy recipes, you’ll always have flavorful meals at your fingertips. Happy cooking!

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