Sweet Bell Pepper Pilaf

Rice pilaf is a classic side dish and a family favorite for us. It can be tweaked and changed to go with lots of different cuisines and flavor profiles. This time around I decided to add in some sweet bell peppers and it was such a win. The sweetness of the mini bell peppers wasContinue reading “Sweet Bell Pepper Pilaf”

Meat Lovers Rice

Whenever I’m not sure what to make for dinner, I ask my kiddos for ideas. And almost every single time as least one of them says Pizza! Don’t get me wrong – I love pizza and could probably eat it everyday. But just like I tell my kids… just because you can, it doesn’t meanContinue reading “Meat Lovers Rice”

Baked Swiss Chicken

Comfort food is my wheelhouse – I love to cook things that just feel like home. Chicken and rice almost always does that for me. But I like change up the flavor combinations whenever I can. This recipe is a sort of play on chicken cordon bleu, or at least that’s where the idea started.Continue reading “Baked Swiss Chicken”

Lemon Basil Shrimp & Rice

Quick meals are what Homemade on a Weeknight is all about. This recipe basically only takes as long as it takes to make the rice and you are ready to serve it up. Lemon Basil Shrimp & Rice has got an incredible flavor profile, the whole family is going to love it. It is aContinue reading “Lemon Basil Shrimp & Rice”

Mango Chicken

Sweet, savory and spicy all in one delicious chicken and rice dish. If you have not had mango in a savory preparation, you have got to try this recipe. Mango Chicken brings together the tartness of a lime, spiciness of peppers and sweetness of the mango to make a flavor packed meal. Coconut milk makesContinue reading “Mango Chicken”

Garlic Rice Pilaf

I always say rice pilaf is what you make when you can’t decide if you want rice or pasta because it’s technically both! Some make it with orzo but I like the pasta to be closer in size to the rice. So I use Fideo – which really is just thin spaghetti cut into halfContinue reading “Garlic Rice Pilaf”

Mexican Beef & Rice #onepotmeal

Weeknights can be rough sometimes – getting dinner on the table doesn’t need to make it harder than it has to be. This one pot Mexican Beef & Rice is so easy to put together and you probably have most of the staple ingredients in your kitchen already. It is also a very hearty mealContinue reading “Mexican Beef & Rice #onepotmeal”

Hawaiian Meatballs & Rice

Meatballs are another big favorite in our house. You can add so many different things to make them fit into different cuisines. Hawaiian Meatballs & Rice are so easy to make but they are literally bursting with flavor. What I love the most about this dish is that the heat of the Sriracha cooks downContinue reading “Hawaiian Meatballs & Rice”

Chicken Enchilada Rice Bake

If you follow along with me at all – you know that I love to make casseroles and bake. They are so perfect for weeknight meals. You get the stuff together and into the baking dish, then pop it in the oven so you can get a few more things down around the house beforeContinue reading “Chicken Enchilada Rice Bake”

Tarragon Pork & Rice

Tarragon is one of those herbs that isn’t necessarily in everyone’s kitchen, but it really should be. It is a great flavor that just brings out the richness of sauces and meats. This Tarragon Pork & Rice is so easy to make but tastes like you spent so much time on it when the ovenContinue reading “Tarragon Pork & Rice”

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