French Onion Beef & Veggie Bake

I love repurposing leftovers! I had some of the gravy leftover from the other night as well as some ground beef and veggies I needed to use up. I figured I’d toss them together in a casserole. 2 ½ lbs Ground Beef 3 cups Broccoli 1 large Zucchini; chopped 1 cup Carrots; chopped 1 cupContinue reading “French Onion Beef & Veggie Bake”

Spicy Thai Peanut Lo Mein

Spicy Thai Peanut Lo Mein is one of my favorite side dishes! Pasta + Satay = Yes, please! It’s rich, creamy, pasta-y and delicious! You can add whatever vegetables you like best, but I love cabbage, onion and zucchini.  16 oz. Thin Spaghetti 1 cup Onion; chopped 2 cups Cabbage; shredded 1 cup Zucchini; choppedContinue reading “Spicy Thai Peanut Lo Mein”

Ground Turkey Stuffed Pepper Soup

Ground turkey was the only defrosted meat I had in my fridge and I didn’t want to make the same old thing. I had everything needed to make this hearty and delicious soup, plus it came together in under an hour. It makes quite a bit but don’t worry, it’s even tastier the next day!Continue reading “Ground Turkey Stuffed Pepper Soup”

Kung Pao Chicken & Broccoli

I had some homemade Kung Pao sauce leftover that I needed to use. I wanted to see how well it went with chicken and it didn’t disappoint! You can add whatever stir fry vegetables you like best. I made a Spicy Thai Peanut Low Mein to go with it.  3 large Chicken Breasts; cubed 1Continue reading “Kung Pao Chicken & Broccoli”

French Onion Chicken Skillet

French Onion Soup is one of those dishes that I didn’t like as a kid but I love it now. It sounded really good for dinner, but I also wanted chicken. French Onion Chicken Casserole, it is! You can make the caramelized onions in a crockpot or InstaPot if you don’t want to babysit themContinue reading “French Onion Chicken Skillet”

Lemon Dill Crab Cakes

I needed to harvest more dill and crab cakes sounded really tasty. Quick, easy and delicious! Served with some brown butter pasta and sautéed asparagus.  Crab Cakes: ½ lb Crab Meat 1 large Egg ½ cup Bell Pepper; minced ½ cup Onion; minced ½ cup Zucchini; minced ½ cup Breadcrumbs 1 Tablespoon Fresh Dill; choppedContinue reading “Lemon Dill Crab Cakes”

Air Fryer Salsa Verde Pork Chimichangas

I keep a stash of homemade burritos in the freezer for my husband to take to work if there aren’t any leftovers from the night before. I decided to pop one in the air fryer to make a chimichanga. So good! Pork Filling: 2 lb Pork Butt Roast 1 teaspoon Smoked Paprika ½ teaspoon AnchoContinue reading “Air Fryer Salsa Verde Pork Chimichangas”

Cajun Shrimp Pasta Bake

I love this dish! It’s easy to make, quick and packed with flavor. I originally made it with kielbasa that I rendered in the oven until crispy, but my husband was adamant that it would be way better with shrimp. Wouldn’t you know it, he was right! I had some leftover country style gravy thatContinue reading “Cajun Shrimp Pasta Bake”

Pesto Chicken & Vegetable Pie

Happy New Years Eve, everyone! It’s a quiet night in with a Pesto Chicken Pie for us. You can use whichever vegetables you prefer, and it’s a great way to get picky eaters to get their vegetables in. 1 large Chicken Breasts; cubed 1 cup Broccoli Florets 1 cup Onion; chopped ½ cup Carrot; mincedContinue reading “Pesto Chicken & Vegetable Pie”

Dilly Chicken & Lentil Soup

Dilly dilly! I asked Andrew what sounded good for dinner and he very emphatically said “Soup!” So, soup it is! My dill is going crazy right now, so in it went. 2 cups Zucchini; chopped 2 cups Onion; chopped 2 cups Carrots; chopped 2 cups Celery; chopped 4 cloves Garlic; minced 4 cups cooked Chicken;Continue reading “Dilly Chicken & Lentil Soup”