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”

Traditional Gyros

I spent the day processing cookbook orders and the time got away from me. Dinner is finally served! I decided to use the flatbread I made yesterday for Gyros. I highly recommend making your Tzatziki sauce! It makes all the difference. There were 4, but one didn’t make it past the stove. Traditional Gyros Servings:Continue reading “Traditional Gyros”

Marbled Chicken Enchiladas

What do you make when you want both Chile Verde and Red Chile Enchiladas? Marbled Enchiladas! 🤣 Because why not! Marbled Chicken Enchiladas • 3 medium Chicken Breasts• Drizzle of Olive Oil• Pinch of Salt, Pepper, Ancho Chile Powder and Garlic Powder • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil• 1 cup Onion; chopped• 1 cup Bell Pepper;Continue reading “Marbled Chicken Enchiladas”

Red Enchilada Sauce

Homemade Enchilada sauce makes all the difference in your dishes! The flavors are richer and it just tastes so much fresher. I definitely recommend making your own. Red Enchilada Sauce • 3 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil• 1 teaspoon Onion Powder• 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder• 2 Tablespoons Flour• 1 Tablespoon Chili Powder• 1 teaspoon Cayenne• 1/2 teaspoonContinue reading “Red Enchilada Sauce”

Balsamic Strawberry Glazed Pork Tenderloin

This turned out to be such an amazing early Valentine’s Day dinner! I had some homemade strawberry jam in my fridge from when my freezer fritzed out and Balsamic Vinegar seemed like a great pairing. Sweet, tangy and it was so delicious with the Italian Herbs and garlic I crusted the tenderloin with. The GarlicContinue reading “Balsamic Strawberry Glazed Pork Tenderloin”

Sweet & Sour Sauce

This versatile sauce goes great with a bunch of side dishes and main dishes! It’s sweet, tangy and delicious! I make up a jar of it and it lasts in the fridge for upwards of a month! Sweet & Sour Sauce 1 cup Apple Cider Vinegar 1/4 cup Pineapple Juice 1 Tablespoon Fish Sauce 1Continue reading “Sweet & Sour Sauce”

Mixed Berry Compote

1/4 cup Strawberries (I only had frozen) 1/4 cup Blueberries (again, frozen) 1/4 cup Fresh Raspberries 1/2 cup Sugar 1 teaspoon Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice; cold Heat a saucepan over medium heat and add the berries and sugar. Fold gently using a spatula, making sure not to damage the berries. Simmer for 15 minutes.Continue reading “Mixed Berry Compote”

Baked Sweet & Sour Beef

I haven’t made Sweet & Sour anything in ages! I decided to try it with beef that I floured and baked in the oven. It came out so delicious! I’m definitely making this again. Soon! Baked Sweet & Sour Beef 2 lbs Beef roast; cut into 1” cubes (marinated in spicy mustard, soy sauce, pepperContinue reading “Baked Sweet & Sour Beef”

Copycat Animal Fries

Ever since I first tried Animal Sauce, I can’t have fries without them! It’s so much better than plain ol’ ketchup and mustard. I’ve been known to dip my burgers and chicken sandwiches in it as well. The mayo tempers the sweetness and the relish adds a vinegary tang. Add bacon and caramelized onions toContinue reading “Copycat Animal Fries”

Fresh Basil Pesto

What an absolutely amazing staple to any kitchen! I used to buy pesto at my local store but it was insanely expensive. After making it the first time I realized just how simple it is to keep my kitchen stocked. It’s so easy and lasts in the fridge for 3 weeks and the freezer forContinue reading “Fresh Basil Pesto”