Crispy Risotto Stuffed Chicken Breast

I had a couple cups of Butternut Squash Risotto leftover from last week’s school assignment and was looking for ways of using it up. Bam! Crispy Risotto Stuffed Chicken Breasts! It was a huge hit!  4 large Chicken Breasts 2 cups leftover Risotto ½ cup Broccoli; chopped ¼ cup Mayonnaise  1 Tablespoon Italian Herbs SaltContinue reading “Crispy Risotto Stuffed Chicken Breast”

Butternut Squash & Carrot Risotto

I was so excited when I found out that this week’s side dish in class was risotto. It’s hands down my favorite rice dish and it’s surprisingly easy to make! My chef instructor gave us a lot of rein to customize the dishes and I ran with it! I was shocked at how well itContinue reading “Butternut Squash & Carrot Risotto”

Sausage & Pepper Zucchini Boats

Yes to the 6 ingredient/30 minute dinners! The day started out drizzly, but the sun is finally out. It’s time for some grilling! Grilled Sausage & Pepper Zucchini Boats.   2 large Zucchini; halved and cored 4 Italian Sausage Links 1 medium Bell Pepper; sliced 1 medium White Onion; sliced 2 cloves Garlic; minced 2Continue reading “Sausage & Pepper Zucchini Boats”

Creamy Chicken & Broccoli Spaghetti Squash

Sticking with the low carb thing, at least for today. Another vegetable that people either love or hate: Spaghetti Squash! It’ll never be as amazing as pasta, but it’s still really darn tasty!   Squash: 1 large Spaghetti Squash; halved & seeded 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil Salt and Pepper to taste — 1 large ChickenContinue reading “Creamy Chicken & Broccoli Spaghetti Squash”

Pesto Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

I was all set to make my BBQ Bacon Burgers last night, but I remembered last minute that it was my niece’s 12th birthday. Time to script the flip! We did Pesto Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash instead because…reasons. So the burgers are dinner tomorrow and I promise to post the hamburger bun recipe. Squash: 2Continue reading “Pesto Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash”

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash sounded amazing! Beef, rice, veggies and goat cheese? PLUS some of my amazing mom’s homemade bread?! Heck, yeah! Squash: 2 Acorn Squash; halved & seededDrizzle Olive Oil¼ teaspoon Garlic PowderSalt and Pepper to taste Filling: ½ pound lean Ground Beef½ cup Rice⅔ cup Chicken Broth¼ cup Onion; chopped¼ cup Tomato; chopped1 cloveContinue reading “Stuffed Acorn Squash”

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! 3 lbs Chicken Thighs; cut into 1” chunks 1 cup Soy Sauce 1 teaspoon Hoisin Sauce 1 teaspoon GingerContinue reading “Teriyaki Chicken Skewers”

Baked Ricotta Chicken Primavera

Another one pot meal! Baked Ricotta Chicken Primavera! So many delicious herbs and vegetables. My friend’s rave about this dish and even their kids will eat it. It is my favorite way of using up the excess summer squash and tomatoes that grown in my garden, especially if you make the marinara from scratch. YouContinue reading “Baked Ricotta Chicken Primavera”

Air Fryer Zucchini Cheddar Pie

This Zucchini Pie is really stinking good! Be sure to thoroughly salt the zucchini before resting. This draws the excess moisture out of the squash so it doesn’t make the crust soggy. The added layer of cheese on the bottom also helps. • 1 Pie Shell • 2 medium Zucchini Squash • 1 small Onion;Continue reading “Air Fryer Zucchini Cheddar Pie”

Chicken In A Pumpkin

This Cinnamon spiced whole chicken roasted inside of a pumpkin was supposed to be a Halloween joke, but it turned out unexpectedly amazing! It went brilliantly with the Wild Rice and Vegetables, Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Cake and Cinnamon Roasted Beets. 1 Fryer Chicken (around 4 lbs) 1 Medium Sugar Pumpkin ½ cup Butter 1Continue reading “Chicken In A Pumpkin”