Green Bean & Corn Casserole Smothered Chicken Breasts

Tightened the belt for dinner tonight. I got a deal on chicken breasts and I was craving my Green Bean and Corn Casserole. Why not bake them together? At $1 per plate (including the rice and Chipotle Roasted Broccoli), I’m really not complaining. Green Bean & Corn Casserole Smothered Chicken Breasts Servings: 7 Cooking Time:Continue reading “Green Bean & Corn Casserole Smothered Chicken Breasts”

Hawaiian Mac Salad

When I was vacationing with my family in Maui years back everything was served with this amazing Macaroni Salad, locally referred to simply as Mac Salad. It varies from its mainland cousin with its lack of mustard and minimal vinegar. It’s a simple and amazing recipe that is my go-to potluck recipe! It comes togetherContinue reading “Hawaiian Mac Salad”

Spicy Orange Honey Pork Chops

Labor Day brought a feast! These Spicy Orange Honey Pork Chops came together remarkably fast and they were a hit. Served them with a Cauliflower & Broccoli Cheddar Bake, Cheese & Wild Rice Stuffed Mushrooms, Loaded Mash Potato Bake, Hawaiian Mac Salad, Sweet Heat Cornbread Muffins and Bloomin’ Onion Deviled Eggs! Needless to say, everyoneContinue reading “Spicy Orange Honey Pork Chops”

Baked Hot Wings

I haven’t been feeling the best over the last few days, so most of my cooking has been broth and leftovers.  Hot wings sounded really good today so I’m risking it. Made some Jalapeño Popper Scalloped Potatoes to go with them. 💕 Baked Hot Wings Servings: 6 Cooking Time: 3 hours & 30 Minutes • 2 lbsContinue reading “Baked Hot Wings”

Grilled Chicken Salad

9 times out of 10, I don’t even use salad dressing. With the right veggies and protein you can cut the calories without sacrificing any of the flavor. ❤️ 🥗 Grilled Chicken Salad • 1 large Chicken Breast• Garlic Powder, Salt and Pepper to taste• Olive Oil • 4 slices of Italian Bread; cubed• 1Continue reading “Grilled Chicken Salad”

Teriyaki Chicken Skewers

I’ve been furiously working on the cookbook and haven’t had the chance to do much cooking. Thank goodness for the freezer meals I prepped earlier! I’m taking a little breather today because Teriyaki Chicken sounded amazing! ❤️🍲🥢 Teriyaki Chicken Skewers 3 lbs Chicken Thighs; cut into 1” chunks 1 cup Soy Sauce 1 teaspoon HoisinContinue reading “Teriyaki Chicken Skewers”

Bacon Wrapped Goulash Stuffed Peppers

Went a little mad scientist on my leftovers! 🤣 My local store had some Anaheim Peppers that they’d marked down and my leftover Goulash popped into my mind. Thought it needed something creamy and remembered that I had leftover homemade ricotta! Add some bacon to the mix. Oh yeah! My apartment smells so good rightContinue reading “Bacon Wrapped Goulash Stuffed Peppers”

Caprese Chicken Sandwich

This is one of my favorite sandwiches! ❤️ The pairing of chicken and pesto is a match made in heaven and they’re so easy to make! I always serve mine with Sweet Potato Fries and a light salad. Caprese Chicken Sandwich • 2 large Chicken Breasts• Salt and Pepper to taste• Pinch of Garlic Powder•Continue reading “Caprese Chicken Sandwich”

Margarita Grilled Shrimp

I love Shrimp! I’m not a huge seafood fan, but shrimp is definitely something that I regularly indulge in. Grilled or smoked being my favorite cooking methods. This dish goes brilliantly with Cilantro Lime Rice or Grilled Veggies! Margarita Grilled Shrimp • 2 lbs raw Jumbo Shrimp Marinade• 3 large Limes; juiced and zested• 2Continue reading “Margarita Grilled Shrimp”

Whoa Nelly! Burger

Smoked Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Bacon Burgers with homemade French fries and fry sauce. The burgers were stuffed with cheddar and topped with Swiss and the brioche bun was dipped in bacon drippings and broiled until crispy. Oh boy! (And that’s homemade Macaroni Salad in the background). Whoa Nelly! Burger Beef Patty:• 2 lbs angusContinue reading “Whoa Nelly! Burger”