French Onion Beef & Veggie Bake

I love repurposing leftovers! I had some of the gravy leftover from the other night as well as some ground beef and veggies I needed to use up. I figured I’d toss them together in a casserole. 2 ½ lbs Ground Beef 3 cups Broccoli 1 large Zucchini; chopped 1 cup Carrots; chopped 1 cupContinue reading “French Onion Beef & Veggie Bake”

Spicy Thai Peanut Lo Mein

Spicy Thai Peanut Lo Mein is one of my favorite side dishes! Pasta + Satay = Yes, please! It’s rich, creamy, pasta-y and delicious! You can add whatever vegetables you like best, but I love cabbage, onion and zucchini.  16 oz. Thin Spaghetti 1 cup Onion; chopped 2 cups Cabbage; shredded 1 cup Zucchini; choppedContinue reading “Spicy Thai Peanut Lo Mein”

Ground Turkey Stuffed Pepper Soup

Ground turkey was the only defrosted meat I had in my fridge and I didn’t want to make the same old thing. I had everything needed to make this hearty and delicious soup, plus it came together in under an hour. It makes quite a bit but don’t worry, it’s even tastier the next day!Continue reading “Ground Turkey Stuffed Pepper Soup”

Kung Pao Chicken & Broccoli

I had some homemade Kung Pao sauce leftover that I needed to use. I wanted to see how well it went with chicken and it didn’t disappoint! You can add whatever stir fry vegetables you like best. I made a Spicy Thai Peanut Low Mein to go with it.  3 large Chicken Breasts; cubed 1Continue reading “Kung Pao Chicken & Broccoli”

Pesto Chicken & Vegetable Pie

Happy New Years Eve, everyone! It’s a quiet night in with a Pesto Chicken Pie for us. You can use whichever vegetables you prefer, and it’s a great way to get picky eaters to get their vegetables in. 1 large Chicken Breasts; cubed 1 cup Broccoli Florets 1 cup Onion; chopped ½ cup Carrot; mincedContinue reading “Pesto Chicken & Vegetable Pie”

Dilly Chicken & Lentil Soup

Dilly dilly! I asked Andrew what sounded good for dinner and he very emphatically said “Soup!” So, soup it is! My dill is going crazy right now, so in it went. 2 cups Zucchini; chopped 2 cups Onion; chopped 2 cups Carrots; chopped 2 cups Celery; chopped 4 cloves Garlic; minced 4 cups cooked Chicken;Continue reading “Dilly Chicken & Lentil Soup”

Cincinatti Style Smoky Chili

It’s a bit nippy out so dinner tonight really hit the spot! Smoky Chili done Cincinnati style. It makes a great freezer meal, so I always make a ton of it and store it for those days where I don’t have time to cook. 1 ½ lbs Ground Beef 1 lb Italian Sausage 1 teaspoonContinue reading “Cincinatti Style Smoky Chili”

Creamy Tuscan Salmon Pasta

Another cold and dreary day calls for salmon, cream and pasta! I just made a fresh batch of chicken bone broth and it added amazing flavor to the simple cream sauce. Andrew gave me an A on this one!! Salmon: 3 lbs Salmon Filet 1 Tablespoon Seasoned Salt 1 teaspoon Smoked Paprika 1 teaspoon GarlicContinue reading “Creamy Tuscan Salmon Pasta”

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”

Weeknight Biryani Rice

I love biryani rice because it’s jam packed with flavor! I didn’t have time today for the more traditional version, so I took a few shortcuts. Namely using ground, dried herbs. The flavor wasn’t lacking (even though I had to omit some spices) and the husband absolutely love it! It’s definitely not a traditional biryani,Continue reading “Weeknight Biryani Rice”