Grilled Salsa Verde

I do not always go all in on the spicy factor – but this time I did. This is an all in spicy salsa – no joke. With the serrano peppers and jalapenos both incorporated you get all the heat. But it’s worth it! The flavor is out of this world good. By grilling orContinue reading “Grilled Salsa Verde”

Chimichurri Flank Steak

Ready to kick your steak game into high gear? Then you came to the right place. Chimichurri sauce is such an amazing flavor profile and goes so well with steak. The sauce a little zip from the red pepper flakes, and a little zing from the fresh lemon zest. This recipe for Chimichurri Flank SteakContinue reading “Chimichurri Flank Steak”

Ginger Peanut Lime Dressing

Making my own dressings and sauces is always fun for me. I love trying to create flavor combinations and profiles to match the ingredients in the dish I am making. Sometimes it is just that the dish needs a sauce component and other times the sauce or dressing becomes the key component to it all.Continue reading “Ginger Peanut Lime Dressing”

Baked Chicken & Rice

The ability to make a nice pan gravy or pan sauce can elevate some of the simplest dishes to new heights. I took a relatively simple and classic chicken, broccoli and rice casserole and add in some cheese and pan sauce to make this Baked Chicken & Rice. It has so much flavor and allContinue reading “Baked Chicken & Rice”

Homemade Cream of Chicken

About 4 years ago I made a huge effort to get away from using canned and boxed foods. Our family wanted to eat healthier and wanted to get away from the unnecessary additives and preservatives. We started reading labels and learning what to look for. By no means are we super health nuts, we justContinue reading “Homemade Cream of Chicken”

Alfredo Manicotti

While this might be a little ambitious for a weeknight, because filling the manicotti shells is a bit time consuming – it is still doable. This twist on the classic Italian favorite comes out so good with the silky homemade alfredo and the cheese and sausage filling. Be careful though – because your family isContinue reading “Alfredo Manicotti”

Feta Salami Pizza

I have said it before and I will keep saying it – I LOVE PIZZA! Next to burgers and right before tacos, it is one of the most versatile types of food. You can do some much with the base (hello cauliflower), the sauces, meats, cheeses, veggies. You can have sweet or savory pizza. IContinue reading “Feta Salami Pizza”

Honey Lime Vinaigrette

I have moved to making all of my own dressings recently. Mostly it’s because I don’t want all the junk that they put in it to make it able to sit on a shelf for months. But also it is because you can really taste the difference in using fresh ingredients versus additives. Which isContinue reading “Honey Lime Vinaigrette”

Grilled Pizza

If you haven’t made Grilled Pizza before – you are seriously missing out! It comes out so crispy and with just enough of that grilled flavor. I also use a very simple and quick homemade sauce recipe. For this recipe, I used ham, pepperoni, mushrooms, and parmesan. Just like any pizza – you can putContinue reading “Grilled Pizza”

Meat Lover’s Mac & Cheese

Pizza and pasta are always a crowd-pleaser – especially when most of the crowd is teenage boys! So I decided to come up with a way to combine the two into one great dish – and Meat Lover’s Mac & Cheese is the result. I have to say this is one for the books! TheContinue reading “Meat Lover’s Mac & Cheese”

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