Cheesy Dorito Chicken Casserole

Cheesy Dorito Chicken Casserole

Cheesy comfort food in a flash! Dorito Chicken Casserole is a cheese loaded explosion of flavor.  Bright Mexican inspired ingredients like peppers, onions, garlic and seasonings are layered with chicken and crunchy Doritos before being baked under a blanket of melty cheese. Oh. Sweet. Heavens. This is amazing. Mid October and we finally closed our …

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Vegetarian Quesadilla (One Pan)

Vegetarian Quesadilla (One Pan)

The best quick and easy vegetarian quesadilla recipe (veggie quesadilla or vegetable quesadilla), homemade with simple ingredients in one pan over stovetop in 20 minutes. Loaded with a vegetarian filling of Mexican cheese, beans, corn, peppers, onion, jalapenos! Also known as Southwestern quesadilla. If you are fond of American grilled cheese sandwiches, meet its Mexican …

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Light & Healthy Chicken Salad

Light & Healthy Chicken Salad

I keep a tub of this crunchy and flavorful chicken salad in my fridge at all times. It’s ready to go for a snack or meal anytime I need it. It’s wonderful on crunchy, hydrating cucumber slices or on a bed of lettuce. If you’re not watching your carbs, this chicken salad goes great in …

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Classic Tuna Casserole from Scratch

Classic Tuna Casserole from Scratch

 This easy classic tuna noodle casserole from scratch has ZERO processed ingredients! It’s made healthier by using no canned soups, whole wheat pasta, and less fat than other old fashioned tuna casseroles. Plus, you can make it ahead- it’s freezable! Friends, let’s be honest. There is NOTHING like a casserole on cold evenings. It’s comfort …

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Quinoa fried rice {vegetarian}

Quinoa fried rice {vegetarian}

This vegetarian quinoa fried rice is quick and easy to make and loaded with fluffy quinoa and tender veggies. This 20-minute recipe is perfect for a meatless weeknight dinner! Hello friends and welcome to a new week! Today’s recipe for this easy vegetarian quinoa fried rice is actually a remake. It was one of the …

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Crock Pot Pork Chops

Crock Pot Pork Chops

Do you have strong feelings about pork chops? For the longest time, I viewed them with skepticism bordering on contempt, a sentiment I blame on the rubbery, dry pork chops of my youth. Here to restore pork chops to a level of culinary favor: moist Crock Pot Pork Chops. Forget the hockey puck pork chops …

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Easy Cheesy Breakfast Casserole

Easy Cheesy Breakfast Casserole

My mom and I were talking the other day about how different life would be if we lived a little closer to one another. Right now, we live about 3 hours apart — close enough to definitely be able to drive and visit fairly often, but just far enough away that you can’t exactly grab coffee …

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Hamburger Gravy

Hamburger Gravy

Old fashioned hamburger gravy is a classic recipe that’s tasty, versatile and so satisfying! Crumbled ground beef in a thick and creamy gravy made from milk and broth. This is the perfect topping for turning any starch side dish into a mouth-watering entrée. Ingredients and Variations There are so many easy changes that can be …

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Sausage & Pepper Pasta

Sausage & Pepper Pasta

I caught a few minutes of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn the other night and was reminded of how much I love stories like that and The Grapes of Wrath. They really make me thankful for every little thing I have and remind me that even if I feel like times are hard, I really …

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Turmeric Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner

Turmeric Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner

Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner with turmeric-seasoned chicken thighs and vegetables is a quick, clean, easy one-pan dinner recipe. Paleo, Keto, Whole30, and delicious! Sheet pan dinner recipes are underrepresented on this site, but I absolutely love making them when I’m feeling something squeaky clean, yet very easy to assemble. Chicken thighs seasoned with ground turmeric, …

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