Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

This was a yummy one and will be made again for sure! 3 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon honey 2 teaspoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1 tablespoon cornstarch or flour 2 teaspoons sesame seeds 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed 1 onion, chopped 1 (1″) ginger root, … Continue reading

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

OK, this was delicious, easy, and fast, my three fav things in a recipe. 1 sliced yellow pepper 1 sliced orange pepper 1 sliced red pepper 1 sliced red onion 1 pound chicken breast, sliced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 tablespoon cumin 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

Trader Joe’s Caprese Pizza

My daughter and I were at Trader Joe’s on Saturday morning and we saw this yummy looking pizza crust and knew we had to give it a try so I thought I’d share because it was so easy and so delicious and you can get it all at Trader Joes! olive oil 1 (2 pack) … Continue reading

One Pot Pasta with Tomato Basil Sauce

If you are looking for the easiest dinner ever, you can stop looking because here it is! You just layer everything in a pot, put it on the stove and let it boil away. Oh and by the way, it tastes great too! 12 ounces pasta, recipe suggests casarecce or fusilli, I used ziti 1 … Continue reading

Pasta Fagioli

This soup is delicious, easy, and fast so it’s a triple win! 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 3 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 2 bay leaves 3 (15 oz each) cans diced tomatoes 2 (14.5 oz each) cans vegetable broth 2 (14 oz each) cans cannellini … Continue reading

Skillet Taco Pie

We celebrated Cinco de Mayo last night with this for dinner.  It was yummy, like a taco in a bowl.  Another quarantine 30 minute, one pot dinner for the books.  Day 52 people, not that I’m keeping track or anything. 1 pound ground beef or ground turkey 1 (4 oz) can diced green chilies 1 … Continue reading

Shipwreck Stew

Seemed like a good dinner to make during these crazy quarantine times and bonus, it was really good.  The men in my house in particular really liked it, probably because it was quite hearty. 2 pounds ground beef 5 – 7 potatoes, peeled or unpeeled, sliced thin or cubed 1 onion, sliced thin or chopped … Continue reading

Chicken and Orzo Skillet

If you follow my blog (and if you do, thank you so much!), then you know that I am a huge fan of one pot meals and 30 minute meals.  This one is both, as well as tasting delicious, in fact there were no leftovers, always a good sign.  I made some changes to the … Continue reading

Mexican Skillet Dinner

30 Minute Meal  – check One Pot Meal – check Yummy – check Quarantine Cooking – check 12 ounces chorizo or pork sausage 2 cups frozen whole kernel corn or 1 can of corn, drained 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained 1 cup uncooked instant rice 1/2 cup water 2 teaspoons chili powder 1/2 … Continue reading

Easiest Pasta and Broccoli

We’re trying really hard to eat healthy things while under quarantine because the fridge and the sweets and the chocolate are calling to us!  This was good but not very flavorful so make sure to not skip the salt, pepper and Parmesan. 12 oz uncooked pasta 6 1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets 5 cloves garlic, … Continue reading