Chicken and Rice Enchillada Skillet

shredded chicken, black beans, corn, tomatoes and rice simmered in enchilada sauce topped with cheese in one skillet

One skillet is all you need for this hearty, filling dinner that has all the flavors of your favorite chicken enchiladas, but with rice instead of  processed flour tortillas.    I've been making this chicken & rice enchilada dish for dinner for so long I can't even tell you.  It is … [Continue reading]

Lemon Orzo with Asparagus and Cherry Tomatoes

lemon orzo with asparagus and cherry tomatoes

This orzo is a great light side dish for spring or summer with its burst of lemon flavor, asparagus and ripe cherry tomatoes. I wish I could give the creator of this recipe credit, but I can't seem to find it.  I originally got this Lemon Orzo recipe from Pinterest, but when I go back to track … [Continue reading]

Chicken Piccata

chicken piccata with capers and a lemon sauce

A perfect weeknight meal if there ever was one.   A super simple recipe with browned chicken breasts in an easy sauce made with chicken stock, lemon … [Continue reading]

Mediterranean Chickpea & Feta Salad

bowl with chickpeas, cucumbers, red peppers, kalamatta olives, feta cheese in vinaigrette dressing

All the glorious ripe veggies of summer ... bell peppers, cucumbers, red tomatoes, red onion … all combined with some Kalamata olives, feta cheese and … [Continue reading]

How to Make a Killer Baked Ziti

close up of cheey gooey tray of hot baked ziti

Baked ziti should be an easy dish to make but often times gets dried out ... let us show you how to make the best, moistest baked ziti that is a … [Continue reading]

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

roasted red pepper hummus in bowl with extra olive oil with carrots

Roasted red peppers, chick peas, tahini, lemon, garlic and spices is all you need to make the most delicious, crazy creamy hummus ever! I feel … [Continue reading]

Creamy Parmesan Risotto with Oven Roasted Shrimp

parmesan risotto with baked shrimp

Creamy risotto with a slight saltiness from parmesan cheese topped with juicy oven roasted shrimp.  Perfect meal for guests or your family.  If … [Continue reading]

New York Deli Style Macaroni Salad

new york style deli macaroni salad in blue bowl

New York deli style macaroni salad.  No eggs, no cheese, no carrots.  Just like you would find at your corner  deli.  Growing up on Long Island … [Continue reading]

Homemade Baked Beans (along with the faster and better way to soak beans)

slow cooker baked beans in blue bowl

Homemade Slow Cooker Baked Beans made from dried beans, not canned, with a perfect blend of spices and a quick soak technique resulting in the perfect … [Continue reading]

Easy Simple Classic Potato Salad

potato salad garnished with parsley

Potatoes, celery and onions tossed in a classic mayo dressing ... simple ingredients make the best recipes! If you google or search up potato … [Continue reading]

Wholly Guacamole (5 ingredients – 5 minutes)

stemmed glass with homemade guacamole and tortilla chip

A TRUE Mexican classic !!! Ripe avocados with the perfect balance of onion, lime juice and salt! How can you celebrate Cinco de Mayo without … [Continue reading]

Honey Chipotle BBQ Sauce

grilled chicken wings with honey chipotle bbq sauce

A homemade bbq sauce that combines the sweetness of honey with the smokiness of  Chipotle adobe peppers - a perfect match! Let's face it there is … [Continue reading]

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

  Oh my gosh!  I am so done with winter, aren't you?  We are half way through April and the upper part of Michigan is still under feet of … [Continue reading]

Juiciest Burger You’ll Ever Eat

close up hamburger topped with feta cheese caramelized onions and toasted bun

This recipe has been in my family for over 10 years. They are simply hands down the juiciest most flavorful burgers I've ever had.   In almost 7 … [Continue reading]

Broccoli & Cheddar Cheese Soup (Keto Friendly)

  If you've ever had Panera's Broccoli and Cheddar soup then you know how deliciously additive it can be.   As far as franchise based … [Continue reading]