Easy Chicken Stir Fry

Another quick weeknight meal. My kids absolutely loved this dish. I love making stir fry at home because you can control the salt in take and you can add whatever vegetables and protein that you would like. Think of this as a healthier takeout option. Enjoy! 2 tablespoons toasted or plain sesame oil 4 garlic…

Chicken Piccata

One of the easiest dishes you could possibly make Chicken Piccata is my go to on a busy day. We enjoyed some roasted veggies on the side and I made some pasta for the kids (I stayed away from the pasta because of all that delicious southern comfort food I had for the last couple…

Chicken in Peanut Sauce Bowl

We love a good Asian dish in our household from fried rice to lettuce wraps and so on. This dish was perfect for a weeknight meal or for anytime for that matter. It’s a Chicken in peanut sauce bowl topped with the perfect toppings. This chicken in peanut sauce is also great to use for…

Thai Chicken Lettuce cups

In the summer most of us are trying to watch our carb intake. With these lettuce wraps you will not even miss those carbs. It’s a refreshing dish to start with as an appetizer or a main course.  The only problem you will have is keeping them on the table. The peanut sauce just goes…

Mini Tea Sandwiches

This is the perfect weather to pack up and head to your favorite park, lake of down the shore and enjoy a picnic. One of my favorite little things to pack and make are mini tea sandwiches. You can get super creative with these little cuties from sweet and savory to a traditional sandwich. People…

Citrus Chicken

Chicken as we all know is one the easiest meats with which to cook. It is just so versatile. Lately I have been on a citrus kick, I guess I’m just loving the warmer weather. This recipe was simple and my family loved. Pairs well with some salad and a glass of Riesling. Enjoy Ingredients: 1…

Brussels & Butternut Squash

One of the things I love to do is to incorporate veggies into my dishes or at least try to most of the time.  I had a couple of things just sitting in the refrigerator and this is what I came up with.  Making dinner every night for the family always keeps my mind moving…

Easy Chimichanga

I know a lot of people when they go to a Mexican restaurant they don’t know what a Chimichanga is.  I for one was one of those people.  That was until I decided to do a little research.  I went ahead and made my own Chimichanga.  I made some yellow rice, added red beans, onions, lime juice…

Macaroni and Cheese with Special Features

Macaroni and Cheese was always a favorite of mine growing up.  Especially when my dad would make it from scratch. My kids love mac & cheese too, But I want them to get some nutrition out of it instead of  just cheese and pasta. ( I mean there is nothing wrong with just cheese and pasta). I am very…

Roasted Chicken and Veggies

I really enjoy a roasted chicken and veggies.  Last night I bought a small chicken seasoned with salt & pepper, and stuffed it with 2 full heads of garlic.  I brushed on a glaze made of melted butter, finely chopped rosemary, and lemon juice.  For the veggies I used parsnips, carrots, sweet potatoes, fennel and onions….

Garlic Chicken Salad

This salad is great as a starter to a meal or on its own.  Simple but yet satisfying with lots of great flavor.  Dip chicken into some whole wheat flour and on to a skillet, then cook up until it has a nice golden brown color.  I make my own dressing with fresh garlic, salt, pepper…

Salad with Leftover Chicken

Did you ever wonder what to do with leftover chicken?  Well there are so many things.  You can shred the chicken and add it to tacos, or make some stir fry etc.  But the other day I decided to make some fresh homemade salad.  I added leftover chicken (I shredded the chicken), beets, romania lettuce, shredded carrots,…