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”

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.  Chicken & Vegetable Curry Servings: 5 CookingContinue reading “Chicken & Vegetable Curry”

InstaPot Creole Split Pea Soup

Day 17 of my 8 week #PantryChallengeI was supposed to make my Honey Butter Chicken tonight, but I’m kinda over fried food right now. I decided to make Split Pea Soup instead! Some people love it, some people hate it, but all I’m saying is give peas a chance! I normally use ham hocks, butContinue reading “InstaPot Creole Split Pea Soup”

“Tokyo Joes” Brown Rice Thai Peanut Chicken Bowls

Day 14 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge⁠⁠ 2 weeks in and I’ve saved around $400! One of my favorite restaurants I frequented VERY regularly over the 14 years I lived in Colorado was Tokyo Joes. I miss their Brown Rice Thai Peanut Chicken Bowls. I’ve been making my own for 6 years now and they’reContinue reading ““Tokyo Joes” Brown Rice Thai Peanut Chicken Bowls”

Copycat Cheesecake Factory Chicken & Biscuits

I had a some leftover mashed potatoes from dinner last night so I made a copycat version of my favorite Cheesecake Factory dish. Chicken and Biscuits! My recipe has WAY less calories than the whopping 2,260 of the big CF. Plus, it sure as heck didn’t cost $20 per plate! Copycat Cheesecake Factory Chicken &Continue reading “Copycat Cheesecake Factory Chicken & Biscuits”

Quick Beef and Vegetable Stew

Just what you need on a cold, dreary day like today. Beef and Vegetable Stew with Fry Bread. Things are kinda tough right now, so my Beef and Vegetable Stew is more like Vegetable and Beef Stew. I love vegetables, though so it all worked out! Quick Beef and Vegetable Stew Servings: 4 Cooking Time:Continue reading “Quick Beef and Vegetable Stew”

Teriyaki Beef Stir Fry

Teriyaki Beef Stir Fry Servings: 5 Cooking Time: 25 Minutes 2 lbs Beef Sirloin; sliced against the grain 2 cups Broccoli Florets 1 large Carrot; peeled and sliced 1/2 cup Bell Pepper; chopped 3 Tablespoons Sesame Oil 1 teaspoon Onion Powder 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder 1/2 teaspoon Ginger Powder pinch of Red Pepper Flakes SaltContinue reading “Teriyaki Beef Stir Fry”

Garlic Rosemary Mashed Carrots

I had some requests for my Garlic Rosemary Mashed Carrots recipe that I made as a side for the Herb Rubbed Pork Loin. 💕🥕 I had some carrots that were starting to sprout roots in my crisper drawer so they needed to be used up. 🤣 Garlic Rosemary Mashed Carrots Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 30Continue reading “Garlic Rosemary Mashed Carrots”

Pan Seared Smoked Paprika Chicken

Pan Seared Smoked Paprika Chicken, Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes, Steamed Carrots Mushrooms and Peas and Gluten Free Biscuits is what’s for lunch and dinner. 💕 I can’t believe I left the gravy on the stove. I was so hungry that I didn’t even bother taking it out of the skillet. Pan Seared Smoked Paprika ChickenContinue reading “Pan Seared Smoked Paprika Chicken”