I'm getting slightly burned out on chicken. Beef is reserved for special occasions in my house. I rarely cook pork. Seafood is too pricey. Chicken is king when it comes to my meal prepping. But you can only dress up chicken so much before getting real tired of it. That's why I've been doing different… Continue reading Summer Chicken Skillet
Grocery stores have really started to branch out when it comes to their merchandise. When I was a kid you could only find the American staples: canned goods, produce, meat, dairy---nothing out of the ordinary. The only thing exotic to me back then were the fresh fruit roll-ups in the produce section. Now, you have… Continue reading Three Cheese Pesto Pizza
Oh boy, here I go roasting again! You're probably thinking, what hasn't she roasted before? Surely she's running out of options! Nope. I'll continue to throw my veggies on a bakingm sheet and cook them at a high heat in the oven for the rest of my time here on Earth. Roasting vegetables is the… Continue reading Balsamic Roasted Zucchini & Mushrooms
It feels like I have a short work-week this week when I really don't. I'm leaving Friday as soon as I get off work to fly to Montana and spend the holidays with my family. I keep thinking about all the things I have to do before I leave and it's making it seem like… Continue reading Vegetable Loaded Chicken & Wild Rice Soup
"Cacciatore" means "hunter" in Italian. This Italian slow cooker version takes it to another level. Add all the veggies and olives you want!
Out of all the fishes in the world, I used to think salmon was my least favorite. It was always dry and fishy when I ate when I was younger. I don't know if it was just not being prepared right, or if the kind of salmon being used wasn't quality...but I hated salmon. Flash… Continue reading Greek Salmon Kabobs
Louisiana holds a special place in my heart. My first visit to the state was in the early 2000's. My grandpa and parents and I drove down to Alexandria so we could meet some of my grandpa's relatives. It was, as you say, love at first sight. And first bite, in my case. I was… Continue reading Oyster Mushroom Etouffee