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Fast and easy meals made even quicker

You know you’ve been there—meal planning on Sunday and you end up with two meals and blanks for the other days. Or maybe you don’t meal-plan that much ahead and it’s go-time at 5:45 with hungry mouths and hangry attitudes to feed (myself included).

Seared Short Ribs with Real Food by Dad

I’ve been on both sides. Nowadays I do try to make a better effort to have the week planned to keep the dinner insanity in check.

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Must-Have Tailgating Recipes

September 29, 2015  |  Appetizers, Bites, Brunch, Comfort, Dessert, Dinner, Easy, Lunch, Party, Savory  |  15 Comments

Football season is a big deal around here, between the game itself and the food there is a lot going on here on game day.

Must Have Tailgating Recipes | Real Food by Dad

Clockwise: Texas Chicken Nachos, Taco Pizza, Stuffed Zucchini Boats, Chicken Wing Nachos, Slow-cooker Chili, Stuffed Mac and Cheese Meatball Sandwiches, Jalapeno Chicken Poppers, Chicken and Waffles Nachos

I’m not sure where, when, or how it began but the food is now a bigger deal than the game. Yep, game-day grub is a serious matter. In fact, so much so, sometimes Naomi and I find ourselves trying to out do the other for bragging rights amongst our friends.

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Texas Beef Nachos

Remember these carb-less nachos? They were such a big hit here. And I am all about game day grub lately. So I tried to pull it off here with just beef, but it didn’t work, as evident by the chips that give these nachos the structure it needs for finger food eating.

Texas Beef Nachos via Real Food by Dad

But if you want to keep this carb-less (a-hem, Naomi), just grab a fork and pick around.

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