I’ve always loved seafood, but ever since coming home from our gulf coast beach vacation I can’t stop wishing we could just stop by the market and pick up the fresh catches of the day. But, since we are in Kansas and the ocean is nowhere in sight, I finally settled for the frozen seafood at the grocery store and managed to create a stew that’s totally summer worthy! It may not transport me back to the beach but at least it’s a healthy and delicious way to end a busy summer day at home!
Maybe it’s my patriotic nature or maybe it’s just that I love summer and all the food that comes along with it. The 4th of July is one of my absolute favorite holidays. Many years we have hosted parties and I start planning menus weeks in advance! And of course true to my nature, I always […]
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Let’s just file this under craziest sounding combo but most delicious dinner that we scarfed down in record time. I mean, nachos for dinner, who wouldn’t go nuts? But why stick with regular nachos (not that they aren’t awesome too!)? But these? These are loaded up with chicken that tastes like some sort of combo […]
Um yes, hello. It’s me again back with yet another chili recipe during the blazing heat of summer. I can’t help it. It’s just that sometimes chili sounds so good and it’s so filling and yet generally a pretty healthy meal. I could have waited to share but the verdict for this one was such […]
If you’re from Canada please feel free to jump in right here and tell me how I’ve totally taken out of context a favorite dish and turned it into something completely different while still calling it poutine. I won’t be offended. I’ve never had the real thing but I just keep seeing it all over […]
I’m pretty sure I could eat some version of tacos every single day and never get tired of them. Even when you just stick to the basics you have a whole lot of options between the different types of tortillas and shells and all the different meats. But these days we can get away with […]
Don’t you just love it when you’re on your game and you are just all ready and prepared for life? Kid needs a permission slip? You already signed it! Boss needs that project wrapped up ASAP? You say it’s already in their inbox! You are awesome. Let’s not forget, the family is hungry. No […]
Do you ever have those days where you just want to throw dinner on the grill outside and keep all the mess out of the kitchen? On a good day cleaning up the kitchen can be one of my least favorite chores and and on a bad day? Forget it! I’ll get it all prepped […]
Need a quick fix and no fuss meal in a pinch? 3 Ingredient Crockpot Lasagna is about as easy as it gets and it’s a meal the whole family will love! It’s really as simple as knowing your favorite pasta sauce and dinner will be done with very little effort. Is it a cheater kind […]
Fall off the bone tender ribs with the best flavor in town! No need to head out to a BBQ joint, just fire up the slow cooker instead!I don’t make ribs often enough! They are my son’s favorite meal, for one thing, which means I should be cooking them up much more often! Not to […]
This chicken and summer were just made for each other. Juicy chicken thighs with a super simple blend of seasonings slow cooked all day with lime juice and brought all together with a flavorful and lightly creamy sauce that is perfect over rice, quinoa or farro.