Chicken Cottage Pie

I know, I know. Cottage pie is filled with beef and not chicken. But I love to switch it up from time to time. Whatever you’d like to call it, it was stinking amazing! I actually ended up liking it more than the traditional cottage or shepherd’s pie. Filling: 2 large Chicken Breasts; cubed 1Continue reading “Chicken Cottage Pie”

Herb Chicken & Bacon Mushroom Gravy

I’m getting better about cooking meals for just 2 people instead of an army. Chicken with mushroom gravy sounded really good and I had everything I needed in my kitchen. I love when that happens! You can add more herbs to the gravy if you’d like to amp up the flavor.  Chicken: 2 Large ChickenContinue reading “Herb Chicken & Bacon Mushroom Gravy”

Fried Ravioli with Pesto Alfredo

I found some ravioli in the bottom of my freezer and thought I’d give fried Ravioli a go. I made a Pesto Alfredo to go with them and it ended up being a match made in heaven! You can use frozen or fresh ravioli and it works great! Ravioli: 1 lb Frozen Ravioli; defrosted 1Continue reading “Fried Ravioli with Pesto Alfredo”

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”

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”