TGIF: Taco Bake

Taco's are a staple in our house. Instead of having taco night every single week, I attempt to find taco dishes that still give the great taco flavor but add in some extra flair. Check out GOODEness Gracious to find tons of great ideas for slow cooking & to see the recipe I adapted this from. If … Continue reading TGIF: Taco Bake

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Tasty Thursday: Cider Braised Pork Chops

If I can involve cider in any aspect of my life I will. I found the recipe on William Sonoma's blog. I did change a few things, but tried to stick to the same process. I suggest drinking a cold glass of cider while cooking this. I didn't have any type of 5 spice blend … Continue reading Tasty Thursday: Cider Braised Pork Chops

Hump Day: Swiss Cheese Chicken

Happy Wednesday. Half way to the weekend. I didn't have a lot of time for dinner this evening, I had to be at a training at 6pm. Thankfully this dish can be tossed together and placed in the fridge to cook when ready. Lilluna's recipe for this Swiss Cheese Chicken is absolutely delicious and easy to … Continue reading Hump Day: Swiss Cheese Chicken

Tuesday Tacos!

When I found this gem on Food Pins Now I was a bit skeptical. I wasn't a fan of putting tacos in the oven, let alone hard shell tacos. They were surprisingly good. The version on the website is filled with healthier options, fat free, low fat, ect. I didn't do that at all. I had a … Continue reading Tuesday Tacos!

Manic Monday: Upside Down Meatball Casserole.

Today is the start of a small change in our lives, Ricky will be home almost every evening. Almost a normal 9-5 schedule. Almost being the key word. Now that he will be home for the dinners, he will have to eat whatever is made. It could get interesting. I think it will be great not only … Continue reading Manic Monday: Upside Down Meatball Casserole.

Hello Friday!!! Balsamic Pork Chops.

Hello weekend.  I am currently enjoying  a delicious mix of champagne and cider. It taste like a rainy autumn day. So good. These pork chops were easy to make. I would make sure you let them get a big crusty on the outside. It's where the flavor is being held. I found the recipe on … Continue reading Hello Friday!!! Balsamic Pork Chops.

Friday Eve: 40 clove chicken.

40? 40 cloves? 40 cloves of GARLIC? Yes. It's a boat load of garlic. It's stinky deliciousness. It does come out of your pores.  I was terrified to use so much garlic. Who even decided, hey i've got chicken but the only other item I have is garlic. Lets just use all 40 cloves. If … Continue reading Friday Eve: 40 clove chicken.

Hump Day: 1 pot spicy chicken pasta.

Half way to the weekend! It's been a 1 pot week this week. Here is the 3rd one pot dish. Its one from a few weeks ago, but is perfect for a spring day. It does have a little kick to it, but you can modify that to your prefrence. Ingredients: 1 box Campanella noodles … Continue reading Hump Day: 1 pot spicy chicken pasta.

Manic Monday! Hello Spring & 1 Pot Risotto.

Spring Is Here! Spring has sprung, the flowers are still hidden under the snow, and winter boots are still a thing but, the weather will change soon. I must say when Monday comes around, I no longer dread it. The weekend may be over but my week isn't too bad. It  is my longest day … Continue reading Manic Monday! Hello Spring & 1 Pot Risotto.

Sunday Funday! Healthy Muffins.

When I mention eating healthier around the house, it's assumed that I am taking all the crappy food out of the house and throwing it away. That is not the case. But I do try to replace a few items with a healthier alternative. I enjoy muffins in the morning for breakfast or as a … Continue reading Sunday Funday! Healthy Muffins.