Sweet Chile Sriracha Chicken Drumsticks

I love chicken drumsticks! They’re easy to cook, affordable and make a great canvas for a variety of spices. I may or may not have forgotten that I pulled out 5 lbs a few days ago and needed to cook them tonight. Prep took all of 5 minutes, which was so awesome! Plus, I onlyContinue reading “Sweet Chile Sriracha Chicken Drumsticks”

Teriyaki Chicken & Broccoli

Day 29 of my #PantryChallenge The last 2 days have been pretty ick, so it was broth and sleep for me. But, I finally felt up to cooking! I got winded easily and had to take a seat more than I care to admit, but it got done. Very rustic Teriyaki Chicken & Broccoli withContinue reading “Teriyaki Chicken & Broccoli”

Sweet & Sour Pork Meatballs

Day 34 of my #PantryChallenge Dinner tonight is Sweet & Sour Meatballs over farfalle pasta! I normally make my meatballs with a 70/30 pork to beef ratio, but didn’t have any ground beef defrosted. 🤷‍♀️ So pork it is! This recipe also works great with ground turkey. You can, of course, use bottled sweet andContinue reading “Sweet & Sour Pork Meatballs”

“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”

Leftover Beef Bulgogi Fried Rice

Making fried rice from leftover Chinese, Thai and Japanese dishes is one of my FAVORITE things to do and it’s why I always order too much. It works with so many different main dishes and is such a filling, inexpensive and quick way of clearing out the fridge. You can add any vegetables you mayContinue reading “Leftover Beef Bulgogi Fried Rice”

Orange Mango Chicken

I was really craving citrus, so I made Orange Mango Chicken with Cilantro Lime Rice. It was really light and fresh! I’m glad I had everything I needed in my fridge and pantry. Orange Mango Chicken Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 35 Minutes 2 large Chicken Breasts; sliced 1 teaspoon Sesame Oil 1 large Mango; cubedContinue reading “Orange Mango Chicken”

Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps

My body was craving vegetables and I’m sick to death of soup. I normally make my lettuce wraps with beef, chicken or turkey, but cauliflower and broccoli made an amazing substitute. Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps Servings: 5 Cooking Time: 20 Minutes 2 Tablespoons Sesame Oil 2 cups Cauliflower; chopped 2 cups Broccoli; chopped 1 cup Carrot;Continue reading “Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps”

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”

Sushi Shop Miso Soup

I finally felt well enough to eat again and my amazing mom dropped off all the ingredients to make Miso Soup! Gallons of Miso Soup. I made a simple Spicy Chicken Fried Rice to go with it. Sushi Shop Miso Soup Servings: 3 Cooking Time: 50 Minutes 1/2 cup Bonito Flakes 6 cups Water 1/2Continue reading “Sushi Shop Miso Soup”

Spicy Curried Parsnip & Cauliflower Soup

My brain’s all fuzzy.  It took longer to type up this recipe than it did to make the soup. 😂 Sick or not, I have a weird thing about eating the same dinner two night’s in a row. This time I made Spicy Curried Parsnip and Cauliflower Soup. Take THAT sinuses! 😂 It’s simple, deliciousContinue reading “Spicy Curried Parsnip & Cauliflower Soup”