Category: Dinner

Crockpot Lasagna

crockpot lasagna
Because “no one wants to bake lasagna in the oven in the middle of the summer”. What a terrific idea, thanks to realmomkitchen.com! see recipe

Leftover Hamburgers Turned Greek Pita Pockets

hamburger pita pocketsWith the ingredients for our pita pockets, I used things that I happened to have on hand in my fridge. Remove ingredients that you don’t care for, replace some, add more! Anything goes and let me tell you, these were so simple to make and super refreshing to eat on a hot summer night! see recipe

Sushi Rice & Spicy Tuna Sushi

spicy tuna sushiMaking sushi at home might be easier than you think! We do it all the time. Jenny at savourthesensesblog.com shares her recipe for sushi rice and a spicy tuna roll. Thanks, Jenny! see recipe

Spicy Shrimp with Rice Noodles

spicy shrimp with rice noodles
A traditional Thai dish prepared in under 20 minutes. Thank you, DuoDishes.com! see recipe

Pork Carnitas (Slow Cooker)

pork carnitas
A traditional, versatile Mexican staple that has a nice balance of sweet and spice. Thanks to realmomkitchen.com! see recipe

Authentic Italian Hot Pepper Salad

hot pepper salad
Authentic Italian Hot Pepper Salad recipe sent down through generations in the family. If you can handle the heat, this stuff is absolutely delicious.  Very versatile…I ate it on a fresh roll for a mouthwatering sandwich.
see recipe

Kent’s Green Bean Casserole

green bean casserole

green bean casserole

My mom-in-law is cooking Thanksgiving dinner this year, but she put Kent in charge of this bad boy!  see recipe

Chik-fil-a-like Nuggets

chikfila style nuggets

chikfila style nuggets

OK, so you live in a Chik-fil-a dead zone or maybe you just want to make your very own at home…Here ya go! see recipe

“Doritos Locos” Taco Bake

doritos locos taco bake

Taco Bell’s latest hit in a homemade casserole form. Just as tasty and almost as fast…ready in half an hour. Thank you Lauren at healthy-delicious.com for this creation! see recipe

Broccoli and Cheddar Sauce on a Baked Potato

broccoli and cheddar sauce on a baked potato

broccoli and cheddar sauce on a baked potato

“Prepare to feel like a happy child” while making this savory dish says teenytinykitchen.com, our Featured Foodie and originator of this recipe. Thanks, guys!
see recipe

Gravy Fries with Cheese and Peppers

Gravy Cheese Fries

Gravy Cheese Fries

Husband was hungry and I brought this to the table. He devoured it. Super simple recipe under $5.  see recipe

BBQ Pulled Chicken

bbq pulled chicken

bbq pulled chicken

Chicken is America’s “favorite” meat, so here’s a recipe that combines our poultry pal with America’s Crock Pot! see recipe

Red Stag Beef Short Ribs

red stag beef short ribs

red stag beef short ribs

Thank you to duodishes.com for this recipe where “The Red Stag adds a distinctive, sweet and rich flavor to the meat.” This recipe is cooked in your oven, but can be done on the grill as well. see recipe

Chicken Spinach Enchiladas Verde

chicken spinach enchiladas verdes

chicken spinach enchiladas verdes

This is a well prepared Mexican dish by our Featured Foodie, Jenny with savourthesensesblog.com! see recipe

Summer Squash & Artichoke Pasta

Summer Squash & Artichoke Pasta

Summer Squash & Artichoke Pasta

We just moved into our first house, and our next door neighbors brought us fresh squash from their garden… see recipe

Coffee Milk

coffee milk

coffee milk

No, it’s not ice coffee…more like a chocolate milk…but a coffee milk! And it’s delicious. Thank you to thekitchenwitchblog.com for this wonderful inspiration! see recipe

Meatball Salad

meatball salad

meatball salad

Thanks to our Featured Foodie, Lauren, with healthy-delicious.com for this recipe, “a nice alternative for those of us who love meatballs but don’t always want the heavy carbs that usually accompany them.” see recipe

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

slow cooker mac and cheese

slow cooker mac and cheese

What a great way to make a homemade mac n cheese, if you’ve got the patience! Thanks to Laura with realmomkitchen.com for this recipe. see recipe

Salmon Avocado Burger

salmon avocado burger

salmon avocado burger

Fresh salmon and creamy avocado are two of my favorite things…Add a toasty bun, and I’m in love. see recipe

Spring Pasta with Prosciutto, Lettuce and Peas

spring prosciutto pasta

spring prosciutto pasta

Here’s a great dinner idea for this time of year, thanks to our Featured Foodies at acoupleinthekitchen.us! see recipe

Chicken Paprika

chicken paprika

chicken paprika

Thank you to our Featured Foodies over at Teeny Tiny Kitchen for this wonderfully simple dinner creation! see recipe

Pan Seared Salmon with Maple Chipotle Sauce

salmon with maple chipotle sauce

salmon with maple chipotle sauce

The sauce for this simple pan-seared salmon “has just the right amount of sweetness with a small kick that follows close behind.” Thank you to our Featured Foodie, The Kitchen Witch!
see recipe

Simple Jambalaya Recipe

simple jambalaya

simple jambalaya

This is NOT a traditional jambalaya recipe, but I had some ingredients to use and it was just so darn easy! see recipe

Baked Risotto with Sausage and Kale

baked risotto with sausage and kale

baked risotto with sausage and kale

Because you don’t want to stand over the stove and stir the risotto! Here’s a simple baked option that cooks itself, thanks to Lauren with Healthy Delicious. see recipe

Simple Green Curry Potato and Corn Soup

simple green curry potato and corn soup

simple green curry potato and corn soup

Try this innovative but easy soup recipe to get you through those cool, damp days of spring. Thanks to our Featured Foodie, Lisa’s Kitchen!

see recipe

Spaghetti Squash

spaghetti squash

spaghetti squash

Spaghetti squash spaghetti dinner! Yum! We had this surprisingly delicious dish last night. A new staple! see recipe

Turkey Sloppy Joe Sliders

turkey sloppy joes

turkey sloppy joes

I don’t know about you, but we  love small bites! These sliders are the perfect portion for you and your little ones!  see recipe

Glazed Whole Tomatoes Over Penne

Balsamic Glazed Whole Tomato over Penne

Balsamic Glazed Whole Tomato over Penne

Had some extra tomatoes lying around, so we whipped this together. Delish!
see recipe

Soy Flank Steak

soy flank steak

soy flank steak

Switch up your ordinary grilling seasoning with a little Asian influence. Serve over rice with a grilled veggie.  see recipe

Grilled Pork Souvlaki

grilled pork souvlaki

grilled pork souvlaki

Simple Greek cooking. My guy loves him some meat on a stick!  see recipe