Tag: main dish

chicken noodle slop

      Quite possibly the worst name ever… but my kids named it so what do you do? I’m open to other names. I made this a while back- in an attempt to get the nutrition of homemade bone broth and chicken soup into my two year old who just cannot eat…

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white BBQ sauce

The BEST white barbecue sauce you’ll ever try…

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surf and turf revisited: lemongrass basil hearts of palm noodles with savory shrimp and steak burgers featuring Kevins naturals foods sauce

A month or so ago, I was given the opportunity to create some recipes with Kevin’s Natural Foods sauces. To be honest, I had never tried or even heard of them- however, now that I have: they will be part of my pantry staples from now on. First of all, they are delicious,…

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A Good Cuban… sandwich, that is

I love a good Cuban… warm and toasty, buttery and savory. Living in sunny soflo, (south Florida) there is a vast array of Cuban restaurants and bakeries. Back in my college days, my morning routine consisted of  the 24 hour Cuban restaurant walk up window for some Cuban toast, (flaky crusty bread spread…

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summertime…..traveling chicken pot pies

Summertime… and this summer, well… it’s different. I haven’t been all over the internet like previous summers, planning an epic-super-mom-of-the-year–crafty-life-pinterest-worthy- summer-bucket-list. I’m not sure why. Maybe because keeping a toddler, 10 year old  and a baby entertained when it’s 92F outside can be as daunting as crossing the Sahara. Or, maybe it’s because…

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dinner and a drink, #steviva #sweetandeasy

I was recently allowed to opportunity to participate in the Steviva Brands Sweeteners Blogger Recipe Challenge. Of course, I accepted the challenge before a few big unexpected  events in our  life happened; a hurricane and a newborn baby. Life has a way of saying “surprise” at just the precise time. And, during the…

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lobster rolls and summer 101

Lobster Rolls: quintessntial summertime-beachy food. You know how some foods relate to seasons and situations? For instance; pumpkin spice and Fall, peppermint and Winter? For me; summertime has a slew of flavors , from the sweet summer fruit in season to buttery salty lobster rolls, and refreshing  sweet sun tea and lemonade. The…

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Meatless Monday: Smothered Burritos

 These are what’s for dinner tonight. Vegetarian burritos, smothered in a spicy tomato and green chile sauce and gooey melted cheese. This meal will make you look forward to leftovers, too- because it makes a lot. You’re welcome. Two dinners in one, woo-hoo.    I realize there is a lot of Latin foods…

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paprika and peppercorn shrimp with spicy sesame sauce

This is one of those recipes that you want everyone to try. Seriously,  folks -when I made this I was very tempted to run to all of my neighbors and have them try a bite ! Unfortunately, there wasn’t enough of it to go around. (Sorry, everyone!) Succulent shrimp sautéed in a buttery…

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butter chicken and other adventures

  Butter Chicken~ (n) : A savory, spicy concoction of Indian spices in a creamy coconut sauce, that makes me wonder why it’s called butter chicken since there really is not that much butter in it to merit a word in the title of the recipe. Mmmmm, Butter Chicken. It took me close…

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spinach “burgers”

I promised something a bit more “booty-friendly” and here it is! These are high in protein, low in carbs and absolutely delicious. Now, if you’re not fond of green things.. stick around. I have something pink and fluffy later. Mix well in a bowl like this: Now, form into burger-sized patties. (or you…

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idaho sunrise-a breakfast

This is simplicity at it’s best. A leftover baked potato. Eggs, cheese, and bacon. cut the top off a potato and scoop out a bit of the inside. Add salt and pepper and a spot of butter. crack an egg into each potato and bake at 350 for 20min. Top with bacon, cheese,…

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