Entertaining/Holidays

Rigatoni in Sausage Ragu

Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly, Pasta, Pork
My husband LOVES Italian sausage. It's one of his favorite things to eat. So, I thought on this slow Saturday, that I would make him a great pasta dish using ground Italian sausage. Most neighborhoods today have wonderful local Italian and world grocery stores where you can find great ingredients for your...

Grilled Chipotle Chicken Tenders w/ Avocado & Roasted Corn Salsa

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly, Salads
July 4th celebrations across the country are under way and it is all about the all mighty barbecue. This recipe for grilled chipotle chicken uses chicken tenders for quick and easy barbecuing, but it can easily be substituted with chicken wings, drumettes, breasts and even a whole chicken for roasting....

Easy Pad Thai

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Pasta
Pad Thai is a noodle dish from Thailand. Tradionally, it is made with peanuts, egg, fish sauce, tamarind paste, lime, rice noodles and Thai chillies. This recipe is a mid-week and “great everyday meal” version using readily availble ingredients. I took out the tamarind paste and fish sauce and substituted...

Spanish Chicken Bake

Baked/Roasted, Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
Many people may think that eating well and eating on a budget may not go hand-in-hand. It can, but only if you know how to use budget ingredients. Don't confuse inexpensive or budget ingredients with it lacking quality. You and your family can get Great Everyday Meals while sticking to a tight...

Broccoli & Chicken Pasta

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly, Pasta
If your house is any like mine during the week, it is completely hectic and busy! Between work projects, school projects, laundry, and attempting to make the house look semi-clutter free, preparing the dreaded week night meal can become such a daunting task for many parents (mostly moms). A trick...

Coconut Tapioca Pudding

Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
Tapioca pudding is classic Americana. This recipe has an Asian twist using coconut milk instead of milk (or cream)and eggs. This pudding is also dairy free and great for those who are lactose intolerant. The key to this dish is to continually stir the tapioca to prevent it from sticking...

Angel Hair w/ Roasted Chicken & Bacon

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly, Pasta
Having guests over is sometimes cause for mild panic attacks for hosts. The idea of trying to impress guests with your fabulous (and impeccably clean) home, and your outstanding sense of great food can be a lot of work and money. This recipe is a quick meal yet doesn't lack...

Smothered Chicken

Baked/Roasted, Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
Comfort food is something that just makes people feel good. It’s satisfying, heart-warming, and is plain ol’ good. This recipe for smothered chicken uses lean chicken breasts, fresh mushrooms and fresh flat leaf spinach and baked in the oven. It’s simple to make and is great with a side of...

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Cooking With Honey: Recipes and Tips

Vegetarian, Salads, Kid-friendly, Desserts
https://unsplash.com/photos/8SGKhWXzlKQ  Whether you've decided to cut down on refined sugar and artificial sweeteners, or you're simply interested in spicing up your favorite meal, honey is a healthy and beneficial alternative. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Its story dates back to ancient Egypt, where evidence of the first beekeeping activities was...

4 Dessert Salad Recipes For Every Occasion

Salads, Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Desserts, Entertaining/Holidays, 30 minutes or less
Salads are always associated with healthy diets and a lot of people turn their nose up as soon as they hear the word. But salads can be delicious and indulgent too. The idea of the dessert salad has been around for a long time and although it’s not as fashionable...

Las Vegas Cocktail Recipes

Drinks & cocktails
What do you know Las Vegas for? Is it entertainment or the many casinos? Some know it as one of the best tourist destinations while others as the best recreational center. Above all, Las Vegas holds the mantle for being the city of great things in the U.S. State-of-the-art cocktails...

Roasted Tomato with Prosciutto di San Daniele & Grana Padano Toast Blog

Pork, Entertaining/Holidays, 30 minutes or less
When we’re thinking of luxury foods, one of the foods that come to mind is paper thin sliced prosciutto.In this recipe I tried Prosciutto di San Daniele for the first time -- and talk about ultimate luxury! Since toast is such a popular way to get creative with meals, I...

Vegan Chicken Nugget Recipe

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
Chicken nuggets are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for kids and adults of all ages! The tasty chicken interior wrapped in golden brown breadcrumbs and served in bite-sized pieces (preferably with fries) is a tasty treat that nobody ever grows out of! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); But once you’ve made the...

How To Make Watermelon Margarita at Home

Drinks & cocktails, 30 minutes or less
There is no better and cool way to begin the summer season with the delicious and refreshing watermelon margarita. The drink is super easy to make, and no cocktail shaker is needed. The energetic color of the drink is also awesome, and it’s naturally sweet. Furthermore, the presence of healthy...

Asian Spicy Sauce Recipes

30 minutes or less
Do you often get intrigued by the complex flavours of Asian cuisine? It goes by default that it’s your all-time favorite, and of course, who can resist these absolutely delicious dishes. However, ever wondered what’s that signature taste that sets it apart? That distinctive taste is at times beyond description...

5 Best Uses for Leftover Rotisserie Chicken

Poultry
Chicken can be used as one of the great dishes for experimenting. Bingeing chicken for subsequent meals can not always be fun if you use the same recipe consequently. No matter how much you love rotisserie chicken, but without adequately using the leftovers, you might slowly start despising your dish....

Student Party Food Ideas: Easy to Make Recipes!

Kid-friendly
Are you planning a student party to gather a lot of friends? Read the post and find the best party food ideas with recipes to treat a crowd of students.  Student Party Food Ideas: Easy to Make Recipes! A party is always an atmosphere of fun relaxation. If you're tired...

How To Make Tomato Juice For Bloody Mary's

Vegetarian
There are lots of juice lovers out there looking for unique drinks. A drink with a combination of fresh ripe tomatoes and spicy flavor as well can bring a different tang compared to regular drinks. We all eat tomatoes as a vegetable or salad but it has been used as...

Get That Bread! 5 Healthy and Delicious Gluten-Free Bread Recipes

Baked/Roasted
The number of Americans that switch to a gluten-free diet has tripled since 2009. This is because great things can still be enjoyed without gluten, like fresh homemade bread. Read on to learn about five delicious gluten-free bread recipes. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. Non-Gluten Banana Bread A favorite...

5 Easy Campfire Dinner Recipes the Whole Family Will Love

Poultry, Seafood, Baked/Roasted, Vegetarian
Spending time outdoors with your family is one of the best feelings in the world. What makes that time even better is a delicious meal that you can make right from your own campsite. Many people might think it's difficult to have a quality mealtime while you're camping. But there...