Chili Smothered Twice Baked Potatoes

Anyone ready for a carb load? The red and green make it festive and Christmasy! These were a major success with Andrew polishing off half the batch in record time. Chili: 1 ½ lbs Ground Turkey 1 cup Zucchini; cored & chopped ½ cup Red Onion; chopped ½ cup Yellow Onion; chopped 1 cup BellContinue reading “Chili Smothered Twice Baked Potatoes”

Weeknight Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff is what’s for dinner! I wanted to make the more traditional version which takes longer and is simmered in red wine. It was definitely worth the wait and the beef was tender enough to cut with a fork!  4 cups white rice or pasta; cooked — Beef: 2 lb London Broil; trimmed &Continue reading “Weeknight Beef Stroganoff”

Turkey Taco Stuffed Peppers

I had some leftover Mexican rice that was crazy spicy. I hate throwing away food, so I repurposed it! This got a thumbs up and I’m definitely making it again only I’ll rein in the chiles.  5 large Bell Peppers 1 lb Ground Turkey 4 cups Mexican Rice 1 cup Tomato; cored and chopped 1Continue reading “Turkey Taco Stuffed Peppers”

Rigatoni with Turkey Bolognese 

I love bolognese sauce! I normally add different veggies to it to up the vitamins and fiber. Zucchini’s a favorite of mine, but I didn’t have any on hand. My grandma makes her sauce with black olives and it is so stinking good! • 1 lb Ground Turkey • ½ lb Italian Sausage • 1Continue reading “Rigatoni with Turkey Bolognese “

Cheesy Bacon & Broccoli Stuffed Chicken

This is absolutely delish! It uses humble ingredients, but packs a ton of flavor. If you’re not a fan of broccoli then asparagus, green onions and zucchini make great alternatives. Or, you can omit the veggies altogether and make it a cheesy masterpiece! Chicken: 4 large Chicken Breasts Salt and Pepper to taste ½ cupContinue reading “Cheesy Bacon & Broccoli Stuffed Chicken”

Not-So Traditional Asparagus Risotto

This risotto, while a little unconventional, was out of this world delicious and it’s so easy to make! You can substitute ½ cup of broth for white wine to amp up the flavor. Unfortunately I didn’t have any wine on hand, but it still turned out amazing! I made Cheesy Broccoli Stuffed Chicken and theContinue reading “Not-So Traditional Asparagus Risotto”

Italian Meatball Soup

This dish is perfect for a cold winter day! It’s hearty, healthy and packed with flavor. You can use ground pork or beef instead of ground turkey with great results. Turkey is what I happened to have in my fridge and it didn’t disappoint. My husband absolutely loved it! Meatballs: ⅔ lb Ground Turkey ⅔Continue reading “Italian Meatball Soup”

Sweet Heat Spatchcock Chicken

We have another winner! I was afraid that the chicken was going to dry out because we had to put dinner on hold for a little over an hour, but I dropped the heat to 250°F, then bumped the temp to 425°F to crisp up the skin. This is how I normally make it withContinue reading “Sweet Heat Spatchcock Chicken”

Sausage & Shrimp Jambalaya

I love jambalaya! It’s easy to make, cheap and packed with flavor! I opted for sausage and shrimp this time and it didn’t disappoint. I didn’t have a lot of shrimp left to use, so I chopped up what I had. 1 lb. Shrimp; peeled & deveined 1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning 1 tablespoon BaconContinue reading “Sausage & Shrimp Jambalaya”

Green Chile Pork Enchiladas

It’s my husband’s birthday today and when I asked him what he wanted he said green chile pulled pork enchiladas. He absolutely loved it! Pressure cooking the roast in my InstaPot saved me so many hours. Pork Filling: 2 lb Pork Shoulder Roast 1 ½ cup Onion; chopped 1 ½ cup Bell Pepper; cored &Continue reading “Green Chile Pork Enchiladas”