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”

Smoky Rotel Chicken Tacos

Cheat day and Taco Tuesday! Smoky Rotel Chicken Tacos, creamy Refried Beans and Cantina Salsa Rice. I go whole hog on my cheat days. I made sure to make enough chicken for tomorrow’s Cinco de Mayo Enchiladas and some to munch on as a little late night snack.   Chicken: 2 large Chicken Breasts 1Continue reading “Smoky Rotel Chicken Tacos”

Five Spice Chicken Spring Rolls

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve made Vietnamese Spring Rolls or Gỏi Cuốn and Spicy Peanut Sauce. I normally make them with shrimp, but Chicken sounded amazing. I also had some of the sweet and sticky sauce leftover from last night so I made a small bowl of Ground Beef & Broccoli. Chicken: 2Continue reading “Five Spice Chicken Spring Rolls”

Taco Egg Rolls

Southwest Egg Rolls are what’s for dinner! It’s a great way to use up any extra taco meat you have in the fridge. I made a lot so I can freeze some and pop them in my Air Fryer on busy days. Kids LOVE these just as much as adults do and they disappear fast!Continue reading “Taco Egg Rolls”

Mushroom & Leek Soup

It’s pretty chilly, so this amazing soup really helped fight off the cold. Homemade soup is so much richer and more flavorful than the canned variety. Plus, the leftovers make an amazing tuna casserole. 1 lb Mushrooms; chopped 1 medium Onion; chopped 3 cloves Garlic; minced ½ cup Leek; chopped ½ cup Flour 8 cupsContinue reading “Mushroom & Leek Soup”

Kielbasa and Sauerkraut

One of my favorite dishes growing up was Kielbasa and Sauerkraut. I add half a teaspoon of honey to cut through some of the bitterness and the caramelized onions help with that too. Fermented food is so good for you and I used turkey kielbasa, which has half the calories of beef or pork. ItContinue reading “Kielbasa and Sauerkraut”

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”

Chicken & Vegetable Curry

Day 36 of the #PantryChallenge  I had a lot of the Curried Sweet Potato Soup I made last night left over so I repurposed it. Chicken & Vegetable Curry is what’s for dinner! I normally add cauliflower, sugar snap peas and zucchini but didn’t have any on hand.  1 quart Chicken Broth 3 large SweetContinue reading “Chicken & Vegetable Curry”

Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Day 25 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge Another quick dinner before heading back to work. I’ve never been more excited for a lettuce wrap in my life. I had to start buying fresh produce again and I feel SO much better for it. The lettuce and celery were $1.20 and I only used about 1/3Continue reading “Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps”

Baked Bean Burgers

Day 13 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge I had to run errands on my lunch/dinner so I couldn’t get home to eat. Finally home and whipped up a few quick burgers. As a kid I used my burger to scoop up the beans, but now I just pile it right on top. Served with taterContinue reading “Baked Bean Burgers”