Loaded Turkey & Veggie Chili

A little bit of a cheat since beans really aren’t part of my diet plan, but I need them in my chili. 😂 I made some cheese crisps to use as chips and topped the chili with sour cream, cheese and avocado. 😋  Loaded Turkey & Veggie Chili Servings: 6 Cooking Time: 2 Hours 30Continue reading “Loaded Turkey & Veggie Chili”

Broccoli Cheddar Scalloped Potatoes

Yes, but have you ever made Scalloped Potatoes with Broccoli Cheddar Soup? SO delicious!!My baby brothers were in town and they eat out…a LOT. It’s all Burgerville and Chic-Fil-A all the time. So I’m sending them home with something they can pop in the oven for 30 minutes. I saved one for tomorrow’s dinner, soContinue reading “Broccoli Cheddar Scalloped Potatoes”

Meatball Pesto Pasta

My go-to “I don’t want to cook” dinner. 4 simple ingredients: pasta, pesto, meatballs and parmesan cheese. I had a tomato I needed to use, so I chopped that up and tossed it in too. A simple chopped salad and homemade dinner rolls I had stashed in my freezer on the side. 😂 Making aContinue reading “Meatball Pesto Pasta”

Air Fryer Rowdy Ranch Chicken Wings

Battle of the air fryers! Chicken Wing Edition! GoWise Air Fryer Bundle (Walmart $70) Oster All-In-One (Fred Meyers clearances at $50) I’m going to be focusing on healthier meals for a while so I can lose my Pandemic Pudge. 😂 I’m calling these Rowdy Ranch Wings. The GoWise definitely won, hands down. The wings cookedContinue reading “Air Fryer Rowdy Ranch Chicken Wings”

Leftover Thanksgiving Skillet Turkey Pot Pie

Day 11 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge No grocery shopping, no take-out and no deliveries. This is my favorite thing to do with Thanksgiving leftovers. ❤️ 🦃 🥧 The crust is so flaky and the gravy makes it deliciously decadent! Leftover Thanksgiving Skillet Turkey Pot Pie Servings: 5 Cooking Time: 50 Minutes • 2 PuffContinue reading “Leftover Thanksgiving Skillet Turkey Pot Pie”

Baked Sweet Heat Spare Ribs

Dinner tonight. More ribs! This time Sweet Heat Baked Ribs. Yes, BAKED! They were so tender! Served with Green Bean Casserole, Loaded Broccoli Baked Potatoes, Cornbread Bake and buttered rolls. Baked Sweet Heat Spare Ribs Servings: 6 Cooking Time: 5 hours 1/4 cup Olive Oil 1 large clove Garlic; finely minced 1/2 teaspoon Onion PowderContinue reading “Baked Sweet Heat Spare Ribs”

Green Bean & Corn Casserole Smothered Chicken Breasts

Tightened the belt for dinner tonight. I got a deal on chicken breasts and I was craving my Green Bean and Corn Casserole. Why not bake them together? At $1 per plate (including the rice and Chipotle Roasted Broccoli), I’m really not complaining. Green Bean & Corn Casserole Smothered Chicken Breasts Servings: 7 Cooking Time:Continue reading “Green Bean & Corn Casserole Smothered Chicken Breasts”

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

I had a small luncheon with some friends today and decided to make these super easy and delicious Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers to go with the Pesto Turkey Sub. 😊 I normally smoke them but I’m out of wood pellets. Darn! Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers Servings: 6 Cooking Time: 20 minutes 6 large Jalapeños; halvesContinue reading “Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers”

Potato & Bacon Ends Chowder

‘Tis the season for soups, stews, chili’s and chowders! This Potato & Bacon Ends Chowder definitely hit the spot! It makes a LOT so it’s perfect for a large family or someone who wants lots of delicious leftovers! Potatoes & Bacon Ends Chowder 4 cups Russet Potatoes; peeled and cubed 2 cups Carrots: peeled andContinue reading “Potato & Bacon Ends Chowder”

Dry Rubbed Smoked Ribs

I grew up eating and loving these ribs. I’ve altered the tried and true recipe to suit my personal tastes, and I think the brown sugar allows for an even crispier bark! It’s amazing served with Baked Macaroni & Cheese, Red Beans & Rice and Scalloped Potatoes. Dry Rubbed Smoked Ribs 1 rack of BabyContinue reading “Dry Rubbed Smoked Ribs”