Lemon Dill Crab Cakes

I needed to harvest more dill and crab cakes sounded really tasty. Quick, easy and delicious! Served with some brown butter pasta and sautéed asparagus.  Crab Cakes: ½ lb Crab Meat 1 large Egg ½ cup Bell Pepper; minced ½ cup Onion; minced ½ cup Zucchini; minced ½ cup Breadcrumbs 1 Tablespoon Fresh Dill; choppedContinue reading “Lemon Dill Crab Cakes”

Cajun Shrimp Pasta Bake

I love this dish! It’s easy to make, quick and packed with flavor. I originally made it with kielbasa that I rendered in the oven until crispy, but my husband was adamant that it would be way better with shrimp. Wouldn’t you know it, he was right! I had some leftover country style gravy thatContinue reading “Cajun Shrimp Pasta Bake”

Chicken & Broccoli Pesto Mac N Cheese

I love this dish! Mac N Cheese is an awesome weeknight meal that the whole family will love. Chicken breast adds some lean protein and the broccoli adds some vitamins and fiber. Intro 2 Tablespoons Butter ⅓ cup Gluten Free Flour 1 cup Heavy Cream 1 ½ cups Whole Milk 3 ½ cups uncooked ChickpeaContinue reading “Chicken & Broccoli Pesto Mac N Cheese”

Baked Chicken Parmesan

The husband requested a pasta dish for dinner and Chicken Parm with spaghetti sounded perfect! It’s a great weeknight meal, but the deep fried nature of the dish can be a bit unhealthy. We wanted a lighter option for dinners and this delivered! 3 large Chicken Breasts 2 cups Flour 2 cups Panko Breadcrumbs 1Continue reading “Baked Chicken Parmesan”

Smoky Salmon Burgers & Curry Slaw

These burgers were so delicious! The curry slaw was a huge hit and added some nice spice and crunch to the salmon. I’m definitely making these bad boys again!  6 large Buns Condiments of choice — Curry Cole Slaw: 3 cups Green Cabbage; shredded ½ cup Red Cabbage; shredded ¼ cup Onion; chopped ¼ cupContinue reading “Smoky Salmon Burgers & Curry Slaw”

Bacon & Spinach Stuffed Shells

This really hit the spot tonight! The addition of bacon was spot on and added a little smokiness to the filling (along with the smoked paprika). I’m going to be making these with Italian sausage next time and I’m really excited!  6 oz. Jumbo Shells (about 20 shells) 24 oz. Marinara Sauce  1 ½ cupsContinue reading “Bacon & Spinach Stuffed Shells”

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”

Smoky Tuna Lettuce Wraps

Light and fresh dinner tonight! Smoky Tuna Lettuce Wraps, Everything Bagel Deviled Eggs, Sriracha Radishes and some delicious cherries. It’s so easy to make, filling and easy on the waistline! 15 oz. Canned Tuna; drained ¼ cup Celery; chopped ¼ cup Red Onion; chopped ¼ cup Tomato; cored & chopped 2 Tablespoons Bacon Crumbles ⅓ cupContinue reading “Smoky Tuna Lettuce Wraps”

Smoky Italian Tomato Bisque

It’s a bit dreary today and tomato soup sounded so good! I had some fry bread leftover from yesterday’s Fry Bread Tacos and they absolutely amazing dipped in the soup. You can easily replace any of the herbs that you don’t like with more of the other herbs, just be careful with thyme. A little goesContinue reading “Smoky Italian Tomato Bisque”