Smokey Cajun Shrimp Pasta

My baby brother wanted shrimp and I wanted pasta. I’ve seen Cajun Shrimp Pasta before and figured you can’t go wrong with cajun spices, smoked shrimp, pasta and a cream sauce. ❤️ So, here’s my take. Naturally it has bacon and smoked paprika. 😂  Smokey Cajun Shrimp Pasta Servings: 5 Cooking Time: 45 Minutes Pasta:Continue reading “Smokey Cajun Shrimp Pasta”

Cajun Shrimp Jalapeno Poppers

Experimenting with some new Game Day dishes. Bacon Wrapped Cajun Shrimp Jalapeño Poppers. They were so delicious! If you’d like a hotter popper, you can keep the seeds in. For a sweeter option, try it with bell peppers. Cajun Shrimp Jalapeno Poppers Servings: 6 Cooking/Prep Time: 30 Minutes 6 large Jalapenos 12 Bacon Strips 12Continue reading “Cajun Shrimp Jalapeno Poppers”

BBQ Bacon Beef Sliders

Finally! The BBQ bacon sliders! 😂 I was going to make them yesterday, but got home from work around midnight and was too exhausted to eat. So today’s the day! I only needed 1 pound of bacon, so naturally I baked 5 pounds. Because…bacon. Duh. 😆 BBQ Bacon Beef Sliders Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 40Continue reading “BBQ Bacon Beef Sliders”

Cranberry Lime Roasted Chicken Thighs

Day 32 of my #PantryChallenge Still feeling pretty crummy, so dinner isn’t pretty but it’s quick and tasty. I needed to use up the rest of the chicken thighs from the other night and I was craving vitamin C. Turned out pretty darn tasty for winging it! ❤️ Served with Creamy Zucchini & Sweet PotatoContinue reading “Cranberry Lime Roasted Chicken Thighs”

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 withContinue reading “Baked Bean Burgers”

Leftover Thanksgiving Meatloaf Sandwiches

Day 6 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge I can’t be the only one who looks forward to Meatloaf Sandwiches the day after making meatloaf for dinner. 😂 Served with minced potato fritters and a homemade sweet horseradish sauce. Yeah, they’re just air fried tater-tots and Bloomin’ Onion Sauce… 😂  Leftover Thanksgiving Meatloaf Sandwiches Servings: 2Continue reading “Leftover Thanksgiving Meatloaf Sandwiches”

Air Fryer Cranberry Sauce Turkey Meatloaf

Day 5 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge. Because can you really have too much Thanksgiving dinner? Especially if it makes an amazing sandwich for lunch the next day. Air Fryer Cranberry Sauce Turkey Meatloaf with Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes, Turkey Gravy, Stuffing, buttered biscuit Cheesy Garlic Corn Bake and Buttered Peas. I know a lotContinue reading “Air Fryer Cranberry Sauce Turkey Meatloaf”

Baked Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks

Day 4 of my 8 week #pantrychallenge and I’ve already strayed from the menu. But they’re more like guidelines, right? I really wanted Buffalo Wings, but the rules of the challenge and my wallet say no. I did have some chicken drumsticks in my freezer, though! They turned out crispy and delicious! Half Buffalo Drums,Continue reading “Baked Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks”

Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo Bake

Day 3 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge. Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo Bake with Garlic Bread. I wasn’t allowed to drink milk growing up, so I rarely have it in the fridge. Powdered milk to the rescue! I used the trimmings and tenderloins from the bone-in chicken breasts I used to make yesterday’s Chicken sandwiches. IContinue reading “Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo Bake”

BBQ Bacon Chicken Fry Bread Pizzas

I found a heck of a deal on bone-in chicken breasts. 49¢ per pound! So, I got 12 pounds. Tonight’s dinner is Personal BBQ Bacon Chicken Fry Bread Pizzas with some seasoned fries and fry sauce on the side. BBQ Bacon Chicken Fry Bread Pizzas Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 20 Minutes 1 large Chicken Breast;Continue reading “BBQ Bacon Chicken Fry Bread Pizzas”