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easy white chicken chili, easy chili, easy chili recipes

White Chicken Chili with Pinto Beans, Chickpeas, and Corn. Topped with Mexican (or Cheddar) shredded cheese, crushed tortilla chips, and sour cream. Easy and delicious! [click to continue…]


stir fry cabbage, beef and cabbage stir fry, Asian cabbage, Asian beef

Asian Beef, Broccoli, and Cabbage Stir-Fry – so easy-to-make and healthy! Cabbage is cooked in a simple homemade Asian sauce until soft and very flavorful! Great dinner or side dish! [click to continue…]


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Breakfast Egg Muffins with Mushrooms and Spinach – these crustless mini quiches are perfect for breakfast, brunch, or potluck! Packed with protein, fiber, and veggies. Vegetarian, gluten free recipe. [click to continue…]


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Penne Pasta in Creamy Vodka Tomato Sauce with Mushrooms – make your own vodka sauce from scratch! Easy, delicious, and so Italian! Perfect weeknight dinner! [click to continue…]


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Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta – a delicious 30-minute creamy pasta with chicken and peas in a simple homemade creamy Alfredo sauce. Topped with seasoned bread crumbs (or stuffing)! Easy weeknight dinner! [click to continue…]


Mexican Mac and Cheese Casserole with Black Beans and Sausage. Quick and easy-to-make pasta bake dinner, great for leftovers!

I made this recipe for my guest-post at Better Homes and Gardens – Delish Dish Blog – and I liked this dish so much! I’ve been eating this pasta casserole for lunch this week at work, enjoying it immensely! The recipe is definitely a winner! [click to continue…]


been and beef enchilada casserole, mexican dish, mexican recipe, pinto bean and black bean recipe

Black Bean and Beef Enchilada Casserole (with pinto beans, black beans, green chili peppers, cheese, and green onions) – quick and easy-to-make dinner, great for leftovers!

been and beef enchilada casserole with pinto beans, black beans, green chili peppers, sour cream, corn tortillas, shredded cheddar cheese, enchilada sauce

I have a weak spot for casseroles and make them quite often: they are so easy to prepare and assemble, as long as you have all of the ingredients. This casserole dish is full of Mexican, Tex-Mex, Southwestern flavors – it’s a great family recipe with lots of flavor, without being overly spicy!

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chicken pasta, bacon pasta, pasta with vegetables, gluten free pasta

Chicken and Bacon Pasta with Spinach and Tomatoes in Garlic Cream Sauce – delicious creamy sauce perfectly combines all the flavors: bacon, garlic, spices, tomatoes. You might want to double this recipe!

chicken penne pasta, bacon penne pasta, penne with vegetables, gluten free penne recipe

I love making pasta with cream-based sauces. Cream sauce absorbs the wonderful flavors from all the ingredients in the dish, and with every single bite you get all the goodness and all the flavors!  This pasta recipe is a true comfort food!
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Breakfast Egg Muffins with Bacon and Spinach Recipe: These muffins make a great breakfast, lunch, or a snack to pack up for work, school, or a picnic!

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I love that these muffins are very easy to make, and all the ingredients in them constitute, basically, a classic breakfast. These muffins have protein (eggs), meat (bacon), vegetables (spinach), and cheese. What not to like? These will keep you full for a long time! [click to continue…]


spicy sausage pasta, italian sausage and pasta recipe, simple italian recipes, italian pasta recipes

Delicious, easy-to-make dinner: Italian Sausage Pasta with Vegetables. Italian sausage is seared with bell peppers, mushrooms, onions, fresh tomatoes in cajun spices, with a splash of red wine! Topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese! [click to continue…]


Asian broccoli noodles, Asian red bell pepper pasta, chicken sesame noodles
Asian Sesame Chicken & Noodles in a homemade Asian sauce: a delicious and easy-to-make weeknight dinner!

Thinly sliced bell peppers, blanched broccoli, grilled or seared chicken, toasted sesame seeds, chopped green onions – all mixed in a simple super-tasty Asian sauce made from scratch so that you know exactly what ingredients are going into your Asian meal. Yum!

Asian pasta recipe, Asian dinner ideas, Asian chicken recipe

And, this is the second time I am guest-posting at Better Homes and Gardens! This time I’ve decided to make Asian Sesame Chicken & Noodles – an amazing recipe I found in BHG’s boundless archives . I’ve made very basic changes and substitutions which can be found by clicking here.
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