Crispy Risotto Stuffed Chicken Breast

I had a couple cups of Butternut Squash Risotto leftover from last week’s school assignment and was looking for ways of using it up. Bam! Crispy Risotto Stuffed Chicken Breasts! It was a huge hit!  4 large Chicken Breasts 2 cups leftover Risotto ½ cup Broccoli; chopped ¼ cup Mayonnaise  1 Tablespoon Italian Herbs SaltContinue reading “Crispy Risotto Stuffed Chicken Breast”

Ancho Chicken Fajitas

We just finished up sauté week and I wanted to give it a proper farewell. I’ve been wanting to make homemade tortillas again for a while and chicken fajitas gave me the perfect excuse! I added a bit of bacon grease, garlic powder, green onion and smoked paprika to the tortillas and it was soContinue reading “Ancho Chicken Fajitas”

Crispy Blackened Fish Tacos

I had such an amazing week with my family back in Oregon this week! My mom picked up some black cod and it was perfect for fish tacos, one of my dad’s favorite dishes. It came together so fast and went amazing with the homemade Mango Salsa, Creamy Chipotle Slaw and Mexican Rice.  Crispy BlackenedContinue reading “Crispy Blackened Fish Tacos”

Honey Sesame Chicken Stir Fry

I was scrolling through Instagram and found a delicious looking sesame ginger dish. Sign me up! I decided on honey instead of the more traditional sugar and didn’t regret it one bit! I wanted something with a bit more pizzazz, so I made some turmeric five-spice scented rice to go with it. Match made inContinue reading “Honey Sesame Chicken Stir Fry”

Easy Beef & Lamb Gyros

Gyros sounded really delicious! I wish I could have used just lamb, but it was ridiculously expensive. I wanted to try making pita bread and they turned out amazing and my house smells so delicious! Meat: 1 pound lean Ground Beef 1 pound Ground Lamb 2 cloves Garlic; grated 1 small Onion; grated 1 teaspoonContinue reading “Easy Beef & Lamb Gyros”

Meatball Minestrone Soup

Truth be told, the only time I’d ever tried minestrone soup was from a can. It was so gross that I never had any interest in having it again. It’s soup week at school and low and behold, Minestrone is on the menu. I now have a very different opinion! It was absolutely phenomenal! 2Continue reading “Meatball Minestrone Soup”

InstaPot Ancho Chicken Bowls

Andrew loves Mexican food, so I find myself making this quite a lot. It’s quick, tasty and inexpensive to make! You can top it with whatever toppings you like or you can serve everything over lettuce to make an awesome taco salad. Chicken: 3 large Chicken Breasts 2 Tablespoons Ancho Chile Paste 2 cups ChickenContinue reading “InstaPot Ancho Chicken Bowls”

Kung Pao Beef Lettuce Wraps

My favorite I-don’t-want-to-cook-dinner dinner. I keep a mason jar of this sauce in my fridge just in case and it comes together in a flash.  Filling: 2 lbs Lean Ground Beef 1 Tablespoon Sesame Oil ¼ teaspoon Ginger; grated ½ cup Carrots; chopped 1 small Onion; chopped 1 clove Garlic; finely minced 1 small Zucchini;Continue reading “Kung Pao Beef Lettuce Wraps”

Crispy Citrus Dijon Chicken Thighs 

I wanted to think a little outside of the box today. Our awesome neighbor has a ginormous orange tree and she lets me pick from. I decided to make us all Crispy Citrus Dijon Chicken Thighs with rice and brussels sprouts.  5 Chicken Thighs ¼ cup Butter 1 Tablespoon Orange Zest Salt and Pepper toContinue reading “Crispy Citrus Dijon Chicken Thighs “

Huli Huli Chicken Skewers

It’s such a nice day out, perfect for huli huli chicken skewers! They’re sweet, saucy and tangy. They went really well with some fried rice and Hawaiian Mac salad! 3 cups Pineapple; cubed 3 cups Bell Pepper Chunks 2 cups Onion chunks 1 large Zucchini; sliced ½” thick 1 lb Mushrooms; halved — Chicken Marinade:Continue reading “Huli Huli Chicken Skewers”