African Stewed Chicken

This is my version of African stewed chicken. I came up with it after reviewing several recipes. There’s no blending required. It’s easy and tastes great! Ingredients: 8 to 10 skinless thighs (I marinated my thighs in Grace’s Fish and Meat sauce, thyme, and curry overnight.) 1 diced medium bell pepper (red or orange) 1…

Lazy Beef Stroganoff

This is a Sunday morning… dump everything in the slow cooker meal. Minimal effort is used for a tender and tasty dish. Ingredients: 1-2 lbs of sirloin steak sliced in bite-size pieces 2-3 cups of egg noodles 1/2 yellow onion minced Freshly sliced mushrooms 3 cloves of garlic minced 1 can of cream of mushroom…

Coconut Chicken & Shrimp Curry with Lemon Rice

This dish tastes authentic but it takes minimal effort. You’ll be surprised how easy it is to make. Ingredients 2 large chicken breasts cut into cubes Shrimp with tails off 1/2 a medium onion 3 small red potatoes -quartered 1 sliced carrot stick 2 to 4 cloves of garlic Cashew or peanuts Ginger (I used…

Japanese Udon Noodles and Chicken Stir Fry

This is a “use what you got” recipe. I grabbed some chicken breast I’d cooked previously, a package of Udon noodles, and some veggies. I like to make this stir-fry towards the end of the week and use whatever leftover veggies I have in the fridge. Ingredients 2 cloves of garlic chopped 1/4 of a…

Green Beans, Mushrooms, Onions and Turkey Bacon Stir Fry

You need to fix a quick lunch or dinner? This recipe will hit the spot. It’s filling and healthy! Ingredients  1 pound of fresh green beans (cut the ends off) 1/2 medium yellow onion (sliced) 1 carton of mushrooms (sliced) 2 cloves of garlic (roughly chopped) 6 slices of turkey bacon (sliced) Mrs. Dash No…

Jaleo Meatballs with Pan Con Tomate & Saffron Mayo

This is a Blue Apron meal I decided to try because it was unique. You have Spanish-styled meatballs, and baguettes topped with tomatoes. Ingredients: 10 oz Ground Beef, turkey or chicken 2 Small Baguettes 8 oz Grape Or Cherry Tomatoes  3 cloves of Garlic 1 Zucchini 2 Tbsps Mayonnaise ¼ cup Panko Breadcrumbs 1 pinch Saffron 1 Tbsp Sherry Vinegar 1½ Tbsps Golden Raisins…

Spanish-Spiced Salmon with Farro & Zucchini Salad

I just had to use the Blue Apron picture for the cover shot because it’s so pretty. My dish doesn’t look as appetizing but it was amazing.  I’ve never cooked Farro before, and I love salmon so I gave this one a shot. 1 10-Oz Skin-On Salmon Fillet ½ cup Semi-Pearled Farro 1 Zucchini 2 cloves Garlic 1 small…

Diced Potatoes with Onions and Bell Peppers

I love potatoes and eat them in some form at least once a day. I call these hash browns because I usually have them for breakfast. But as you’ll see, they’re good with any meal. Ingredients 1 to 2 diced potatoes (any type you have in the house) 1/4 of an onion Red, green, yellow…

Chicken, Green Beans, Mushrooms, Tomatoes & Onion Stir-Fry

I used to make this dish all the time except I used canned beans and Italian salad dressing. I came up with this version which is fresher, healthier and really tasty. It can be eaten hot or cold. Ingredients 3-4 thin chicken breast cutlets 1 pound of fresh green beans (ends removed) 1 small package of white…

Pineapple and Teriyaki Meatballs

I came across a huge package of  Aidells Teriyaki and Pineapple chicken meatballs at Costco and decided I could really doctor them up. I have a generic pineapple meatball recipe. Check it out here BBQ & Pineapple Meatballs.  I think my new meatball recipe, maybe the best one yet. Ingredients 1 large package of Aidells…