Everything Bagel Deviled Eggs

Is it really a cookout if there aren’t deviled eggs? They’re one of my favorite things to bring to potlucks and they don’t stick around long. I used the base for my Bloomin’ Onion Deviled Eggs and just topped it with homemade Everything Bagel Seasoning instead of French fried onions. They were so tangy andContinue reading “Everything Bagel Deviled Eggs”

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. So delicious! 2 lbs Ground Turkey 1 cup Zucchini; cored & chopped 1/2 cupContinue 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. So I’m sending them home with something they can pop in the oven for 30 minutes. I saved one for tomorrow’s dinner, so that’ll make my day easier. 4-5 cups Potatoes;Continue 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 a bigContinue 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 cooked inContinue 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. Man, this has been such a fun challenge! This is my favorite thing to do with Thanksgiving leftovers. The crust is so flaky and the gravy makes it deliciously decadent! • 2 Puff Pastry Pie Shells• 1 large Egg forContinue 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. 1/4 cup Olive Oil 1 large clove Garlic; finely minced 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder 2 teaspoons Smoked Paprika 1/2 teaspoon RedContinue 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. 4 large Chicken Breasts 10.5 oz Cream of Mushroom 10.5 oz CreamContinue 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! 6 large Jalapeños; halves and cored 1 package Cream Cheese 1 cup Cheddar Cheese 1Continue 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”