Chicken Fajita Salad

I had a hankering for a hearty salad. Chicken Fajita Salad to the rescue! It also works great with shrimp, steak or ground beef/turkey. You can use taco seasoning, but I love using smoky chile powders so I made my own. The Chipotle Ranch can be made by mixing bottled Ranch with Chipotle and SmokedContinue reading “Chicken Fajita Salad”

French Onion Chicken Sandwiches

Dinner tonight for me and my brothers. French Onion Chicken Sandwiches with Rosemary Parmesan Red Potatoes and a side salad. Thumbs up across the board! High praise because my youngest brother is VERY finicky. I briefly fried them, then finished cooking them in the air fryer to cut back on some of the calories. SameContinue reading “French Onion Chicken Sandwiches”

Chicken Fried Rice

I love love LOVE Fried Rice! It’s so versatile, easy to make and delicious! It’s a great way to use up old rice, cooked chicken, pork, beef and vegetables. 4 cups Leftover Rice 2 cups Cooked Chicken; chopped 2 Tablespoons Sesame Oil 1 cup Celery; chopped 1 cup Onion; chopped 1 cup Carrots; chopped 1Continue reading “Chicken Fried Rice”

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”

Smoky Tuna Lettuce Wraps

Light and fresh dinner tonight! Smoky Tuna Lettuce Wraps, Everything Bagel Deviled Eggs, Sriracha Radishes and some delicious cherries. It’s so easy to make, filling and easy on the waistline! 15 oz. Canned Tuna; drained ¼ cup Celery; chopped ¼ cup Red Onion; chopped ¼ cup Tomato; cored & chopped 2 Tablespoons Bacon Crumbles ⅓ cupContinue reading “Smoky Tuna Lettuce Wraps”

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”