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”

Garlic Steak & Lemon Pasta

Steak and Pasta are quick and easy for weeknight cooking. Garlic Steak & Lemon Pasta is a deliciously simple dish that is full of flavor and ready in under 30 minutes! The silky lemon cream sauce comes together so simply and the pairs perfectly with the bold flavors of garlic and pepper on the steak.Continue reading “Garlic Steak & Lemon Pasta”

Taqueria Salsa

You know how salsa is always different when you go to a Mexican Restaurant? Some places it’s chunky, some places it’s smooth, some places it’s bland and some places it’s spicy. Salsa is as individual as the person making it! For this recipe, I want to help you make a Taqueria-style salsa – which hasContinue reading “Taqueria Salsa”

Chicken Bacon Alfredo

Alfredo is such a classic pasta dish – often served all on it’s own. But in my family of carnivores – I always have to add meat (and lots of it!). So I decided to make Chicken Bacon Alfredo this go around. The chicken is has just a little kick from red pepper flakes –Continue reading “Chicken Bacon Alfredo”

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