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”

Keto Mushroom Smothered Chicken “Pasta”

Dinner tonight! Mushroom Smothered Chicken over zoodles and…coodles! Carrots and zucchini “pasta”. Guilt free dinners for the win! 4 cups Zucchini; spiralized 1 cup Carrot; spiralized Chicken: 4 large Chicken Breasts 1 Tablespoon Smoked Paprika 1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder 1 Tablespoon Onion Salt 1 teaspoon Italian Herbs 1 teaspoon Black Pepper Gravy: 1 lb Mushrooms;Continue reading “Keto Mushroom Smothered Chicken “Pasta””

Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

There are few dishes that are as comforting and hearty as chicken pot pie. This is my weeknight version. You can certainly make homemade crust, but store-bought works in a pinch and it’s a major hit with kids and adults alike! 1 Pie Crust 1 medium Egg; whisked 2 large Chicken Breasts; cubed 1 largeContinue reading “Skillet Chicken Pot Pie”

Turkey Meatballs with Mushroom Gravy

I had some leftover Pesto Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes from Easter dinner and ground turkey calling my name! So stinking good! Yummy Pesto Caprese Salad and Garlic Lemon Asparagus rounded out the meal. Meatballs: 1 lb Ground Turkey 1 large Egg 1/2 cup Breadcrumbs 1/4 cup Onion; minced 2 cloves Garlic; minced 1/4 teaspoon GarlicContinue reading “Turkey Meatballs with Mushroom Gravy”

Leftover Thanksgiving Skillet Turkey Pot Pie

Day 11 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge No grocery shopping, no take-out and no deliveries. Man, this has been such a fun challenge! This is my favorite thing to do with Thanksgiving leftovers. The crust is so flaky and the gravy makes it deliciously decadent! • 2 Puff Pastry Pie Shells• 1 large Egg forContinue reading “Leftover Thanksgiving Skillet Turkey Pot Pie”

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! 2 Chicken Breasts Salt andContinue reading “Copycat Cheesecake Factory Chicken & Biscuits”

Creamy Rosemary Salisbury Steaks

I love cooking with my mom! Tonight was Salisbury steaks, steamed broccoli and Garlic Parmesan Bubble Bread. She made the creamy mashed potatoes and corn. She always makes the best mashed potatoes! This dish is incredible on winter night’s when it’s chilly outside. It’s a hearty, ‘stick to your ribs’ meal that kids and adultsContinue reading “Creamy Rosemary Salisbury Steaks”

Smoked Herb Elk Tenderloin

Happy Fourth of July! I have to work today, so I can’t make it to the family cookout, but I can still enjoy a nice meal! Kinda sick of burgers for now so I wanted to do something a bit more original. I had an elk tenderloin that sounded delicious! Served with Garlicky Mashed Potatoes,Continue reading “Smoked Herb Elk Tenderloin”

Mashed Potatoes with Beef and Vegetable Gravy

Mashed Potatoes with Ground Beef and Vegetable Gravy! I love simple, uncomplicated meals. Beef+potatoes+veggies+gravy= yes, please! Some friends of mine call it Deconstructed Shepherd’s Pie. Whatever you want to call it, it’s delicious! It’s also phenomenal served over egg noodles! Mashed Potatoes: 4 large Russet Potatoes; peeled and cubed 1 teaspoon Garlic; minced ½ cupContinue reading “Mashed Potatoes with Beef and Vegetable Gravy”