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thai cashew beef

Thai Cashew Beef

Thai Cashew Beef is a simple but flavorful stir fry style dish with Thai flavors that can be made using up just about any veggies you might have hanging out in the fridge. I love Thai food. I’ve only had what I’ve been able to create from recipes myself, as […]

southwest corn and potato chowder

Southwest Corn and Potato Chowder

Southwest Corn and Potato Chowder is a hearty dish bursting with fresh flavors from the corn and bell peppers to the seasonings. Topping this chowder with cheese and crumbled bacon makes it even better!  A couple of weeks ago I saw that a local farm stand was starting to offer […]

Greek Meatball Salad

Greek Meatball Salad is a turkey meatball flavored with greek seasonings and served in a salad with tzatziki sauce. Tzatziki sauce is a cucumber and sour cream based sauce, thinned out to become a salad dressing. Making Greek flavored turkey meatballs and serving them with tzatziki sauce is one of […]

chicken burrito bowl

Chicken Burrito Bowls

Chicken Burrito Bowls are a deconstructed burrito, full of your favorite ingredients like seasoned chicken, cilantro rice, black beans, corn, tomatoes, avocado and more. At first, I never got the hype of “bowls”. For the most part, they are a salad with cooked ingredients. I like salad and I eat […]

Supreme Pizza Casserole

If you love supreme pizza, you’re going to go crazy for this Supreme Pizza Casserole. Penne pasta is tossed with marinara sauce and loaded full of toppings like sausage, pepperoni, bell peppers, onions and mushrooms. But don’t forget the generous helping of shredded mozzarella cheese on top!  While not exactly […]

Cajun Roasted Turkey Breast

Cajun Roasted Turkey Breast is full of flavor! Made with paprika, cayenne, garlic powder and other spices, it’s a great twist for a flavorful turkey on Thanksgiving.  Tom has been on a pretty good streak of suggesting recipes for me to make lately. Usually, the meal planning for the week […]

Italian Cold Cut Sandwich

Italian Cold Cut Sandwich is loaded with cured meats, cheese, lettuce, tomato and pepperoncini’s for a quick meal that’s filling and full of flavor.  A few weeks ago Tom and I were in the grocery store together (a rarity!) and he said that we should pick up lunch for the […]

Perfect Oven Pot Roast

Perfect Oven Pot Roast is comfort food at it’s finest. Beef roast, potatoes, carrots and onion cook together in the oven to create a tender, hearty and filling dinner.  I usually have a desire to make cold-weather dishes before the weather actually changes. But, the temperature is finally starting to […]

Cilantro Steak Potato Bowls

Cilantro Steak Potato Bowls are the perfect weeknight dinner. A quick morning marinade provides a flavorful steak by dinnertime. The steak is served along with sweet potato noodles and a cilantro based sauce.  The ingredients for September’s Improv Cooking Challenge were Coriander and Potatoes. I knew that I was most […]

Sausage Green Bean Alfredo

Sausage Green Bean Alfredo is a budget friendly dinner made with an alfredo pasta, green beans and sausage.  September is Hunger Action Month – a time to bring attention to food insecurity. According to the US Department of Agriculture, 1 in 8 Americans were food insecure in 2017. That’s 40 […]