Entrees

Sweet Heat Watermelon Gazpacho

Sweet Heat Watermelon Gazpacho is a chilled soup featuring a ton of summer flavors such as watermelon, cantaloupe, tomato, peach and fresh herbs like mint and basil.  I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but here it is hot, hot, HOT. We’ve had multiple days over […]

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 […]

Corn Maque Choux

Corn Maque Choux is a traditional Louisiana dish made with corn, bell peppers, onions and cajun spices. Milk or cream is added, making the dish similar to a creamed corn.  How in the world have I not shared Corn Maque Choux with you yet? I’ve been making this recipe for […]

New Orleans Oyster Dressing

New Orleans Oyster Dressing is a hearty dressing (stuffing) made with bread, cajun seasonings, veggies and oysters. It’s a great savory side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas.  I’ve always been a classic stuffing kind of girl. Celery, onion, bread and seasonings is all I need to enjoy a heaping spoonful […]

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 […]