Cherry Chicken Lettuce Wraps

We decided on Cherry Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps today. They were just what we needed! So light and delicious. Lettuce makes a delicious, crispy substitute for bread with this classic salad. Chicken Salad: 20 oz. canned Chicken Breast ⅔ cup Celery; chopped ½ cup Onion; chopped 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder 1 teaspoon Smoked Paprika ½Continue reading “Cherry Chicken Lettuce Wraps”

Smoky Garlic Herb Pork Chops

Easy peasy dinner tonight! Smoked Pork Chops, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, gravy, side salad and buttered peas using some of my compound butter. 2 large Bone-in Pork Chops 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Tablespoon Italian Herbs 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder 1 teaspoon Smoked Paprika Salt and Pepper to taste Heat your smoker to 350°F. Place theContinue reading “Smoky Garlic Herb Pork Chops”

Copycat Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl

I love Chipotle’s Chicken Burrito Bowls, but I’m not a fan of paying almost $10 for it when I can make it much cheaper and add more toppings. I also made a batch of my Cantina Style Salsa to go with it. Chicken: 3 large Chicken Thighs 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1 teaspoon Ancho ChileContinue reading “Copycat Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl”

Air Fryer Sausage & Vegetables

It’s way too hot to crank up the oven, so air fryer to the rescue! It doesn’t get much simpler than this. Chicken Sausages with roasted vegetables. So tasty! You can swap out whatever vegetables you like best, just be sure to briefly boil any root vegetables. This gives them a little head start andContinue reading “Air Fryer Sausage & Vegetables”

Smoked Peppered Elk Steaks

Happy Memorial Day, everyone! This meal is in memory of my brother, Sergeant David Applegate. Smoked peppered elk steaks, roasted onion, air fried bacon Brussels sprouts, asparagus, sautéed mushrooms, sliced tomatoes and corn on the cob. Here’s to you, bro! 2 large Elk Steaks 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 2 Tablespoons Montreal Steak Seasoning 1 teaspoonContinue reading “Smoked Peppered Elk Steaks”

Smoky Italian Tomato Bisque

It’s a bit dreary today and tomato soup sounded so good! I had some fry bread leftover from yesterday’s Fry Bread Tacos and they absolutely amazing dipped in the soup. You can easily replace any of the herbs that you don’t like with more of the other herbs, just be careful with thyme. A little goesContinue reading “Smoky Italian Tomato Bisque”

Traditional Navajo Tacos

Who else LOVES Navajo/Fry Bread Tacos? So. Delicious! And they’re really easy to make too! I usually make them with stewed ancho chicken, but I opted for the more traditional ground beef this time. Beef: 1 lb lean Ground Beef 1/2 cup Bell Pepper; cored and chopped 1 can Pinto Beans 1/3 cup Taco SeasoningContinue reading “Traditional Navajo Tacos”

Satay Chicken & Vegetable Stir Fry

I haven’t had Satay Chicken Stir Fry in a hot minute. It’s definitely one of my favorites, but it’s a smidge calorific. You can use whatever vegetables you like best and you can swap beef or pork for the chicken with great results! 1 Tablespoon Sesame Oil 2 large Chicken Breasts; sliced 1 cup BroccoliContinue reading “Satay Chicken & Vegetable Stir Fry”

Not Yo Mama’s Banana Pudding

I don’t have much of a sweet tooth, but this is my weakness. I grew up eating banana pudding and love love LOVE it! Folding whipped cream into the pudding makes it so light and airy. 10-12 Pepperidge Farms Chessmen Cookies 1 cup Nilla Wafers 3 large Bananas 3 1/2 cups Whipped Cream; divided Pudding: 3Continue reading “Not Yo Mama’s Banana Pudding”

Green Chile Chicken Flautas

First time making and trying flautas! I was forced to eat frozen taquitos when I was younger and haven’t been interested in rolled tacos since. But I had some rotisserie chicken I needed to use up and I saw a post on instagram that looked so delicious!  15 uncooked Flour Tortillas 4 cups Rotisserie ChickenContinue reading “Green Chile Chicken Flautas”