Poultry

Lemon Thyme Chicken w/ Dijon & Walnut Shredded Brussels Sprouts

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Vegetarian
Making "great everyday meals" is not an easy task, we know. And I always say that the best meals are made with the simplest ingredients and most basic cooking techniques. This meal of Lemon Thyme Chicken with Dijon & Walnut Shredded Brussels Sprouts only sounds complicated, but trust me, it's...

Wine-Braised Chicken w/ Leeks & Chanterelle Mushrooms on Polenta

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays
When talking about "Great Everyday Meals", what words come to mind? Is it easy, fast, and inexpensive? What about elegant, gourmet, and restaurant-style? I bet the latter words don't usually pop into your head when creating everyday meals for your family...but why not? This meal sounds so complex, doesn't it?...

Sticky Honey-Chai Baked Wings

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
Chicken wings are always a favorite in my house and a favorite of many, especially when coming together for game day. This recipe takes typical and predictable chicken wings to a whole other level by marinating it in chai tea and seasoning it with cumen, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon and a...

Baked Chicken Curry

Poultry
Indian food to many is exotic and something out of this world! To me, Indian food is a little taste of my grandmother's kitchen; a Filipina woman who married an Indian man and learned how to cook traditional Indian fare as good as any native. On this day, I was...

Easy Jambalaya

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays
Jambalaya is a beloved Cajun rice dish made traditionally, with smoked Andouille sausage, shrimp and other proteins like chicken and spices like cayenne pepper and chili powder. I made this easy Jambalaya recipe using leftover ham from our Christmas dinner and added smoked Andouille sausage, the rest is history. You...

Cranberry Lacquered Chicken

Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays
Having an excessive amount of leftovers during the holidays is unfortunately, the norm for most American families. People often think of ways to creatively re-make leftovers like turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and more into new dishes. But what about Thanksgiving's favorite condiment, cranberry sauce or compote?? This elegant, yet surprisingly...

Chicken Breasts in Tomato & Onion Sauce

Poultry, Kid-friendly

Lemon Parsley Roasted Chicken

Baked/Roasted, Poultry, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
Store-bought rotisserie chicken is a staple for quick and easy dinners, especially in the busy families schedule. Although I too love to buy rotisserie chicken from my local organic grocer, and even often suggest this as an ingredient to help busy moms create great everyday meals, there’s also something really...

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How to Make Iced Coffee with a French Press

Drinks & cocktails
The only way to start the day for most of us is to drink a cup of hot coffee. There’s nothing more uplifting than a cup after waking up in the morning or whenever you feel like it. However, don’t you find that there are days when you find yourself...

Grilling the Low-Fat Foods You Love: 6 Recipes to Try

Poultry, Grilled, Seafood
Did you know that 75% of Americans have an outdoor grill? This country loves to grill and summer is the perfect season to do some grilling. The Fourth of July is actually the holiday where most people in the country plan to turn up the heat and grill some delicious...

How To Make A Creamy Mushroom Pasta

Vegetarian, Pasta
A bowl of perfectly-cooked pasta doused in a creamy, velvety sauce is the stuff of dreams! Quite frankly, it is amazing the way it is. But what if we told you that you can make it even better with practically no extra effort?  Yes. It’s possible. And all you need...

Game On! Why Wild Game Rocks

Baked/Roasted
(Photo by Artur Kornakov on Unsplash) When people hear the word ‘protein,’ images of plump livestock often pop in their heads. This composite image makes sense when you consider that farm animals are by and large the most culturally acceptable animals to eat. Not to mention, they’re pretty tasty when...

Easy Homemade Flour Tortillas

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly
People have been grinding wheat into flour, mixing it into a dough, pressing into patties, and cooking into flaky, floppy tortillas for several centuries. So, don’t believe anybody who says flour tortillas are a new thing, and corn is what makes the best tortillas. Both flour and corn flour are...

Broiled Lobster Tail with Jalapeno Butter

Seafood, Entertaining/Holidays
 If you are looking for the perfect and most romantic recipe to celebrate an Anniversary or to simply surprise your significant other, you cannot go wrong with this recipe for Broiled Lobster Tail with Jalapeno Butter. A fancy, classy, and easy to make dish everyone will be talking about for...

Healthy Breakfast Options while Staying Quarantined

Poultry, Pasta, Kid-friendly, Drinks & cocktails, Vegetarian, 30 minutes or less
‘The year 2020 is like the famous bully of our high schools, too many expectations but too hard to handle!’  COVID-19 or Coronavirus, as we obviously know, must have taken on your summer body resolutions and wanderlust fetishes. Quarantine is definitely having some adverse effects on not just our daily...

Top 10 Dishes for Student Party

Pork, Entertaining/Holidays
What comes to your mind when you think of college or university dishes? Do images of fridge leftovers and instant noodles pop up in your mind? To a great extent, your imagination is right but this does not have to be the case. You can make delicious and sumptuous meals...

Caldo de Res (Beef Soup)

Beef, Kid-friendly, Video recipes
One of the Filipino soups that is so comforting and a childhood favorite is called Nilaga. It's also a very similar soup in Mexican Cuisine called Caldo de Res.  I make this recipe with beef shanks which has bones and bone marrow which makes this soup rich in flavor. This...

Twenty Delish Meatless Recipes That You Need To Know Now

Vegetarian, Salads, Pasta, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
I put this ebook together to showcase just how much meatless recipes are fun, delish and part of everyday eats. I don't really know why we make it such a big deal eating meatless, like it's a fad or odd, or mostly for a certain group of people. Guys, you've...

It's Honey Time: 5 Super Yummy Ways to Eat Honey

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly
You've likely heard about all the amazing health benefits of eating honey. People are crazy for this delicious golden nectar, and it's no mystery why! Not only is it great for you, but it's also easy to incorporate into a ton of different dishes. Here are five amazing and life-changing...

A Must-Taste Malaysian Curry Powder Recipe

30 minutes or less
 Are you inspired by Indian cooking? Tempted by Thai dishes? Crazy about Caribbean flavors? Whatever international cuisine you're trying to recreate at home, it's often the careful blend of herbs and spices that transports your taste buds to these faraway lands. All it takes is a pinch of this and...