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Honey Mustard Garlic Shrimp

Honey Mustard Garlic Shrimp - easy shrimp recipe that takes maximum 30 minutes to make, most likely even quicker than that! Big, jumbo shrimp is best to be used in this recipe. I served this shrimp to 4 people, including myself, as an appetizer, and everybody loved it!  You can definitely serve this as dinner for 4 people, if […] Read More

Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Poppy Seed Dressing: apples, grapes, pomegranate tossed in a super flavorful honey-lime dressing with poppy seeds! This salad is so pretty - it will make a great appetizer, side dish, or a dish you could bring as party food to a family gathering! It's a great salad to make in the […] Read More

Spinach Salad with Fruit and Maple-Lime Dressing - refreshing, healthy salad with lots of color and winter fruit! A delicious way to get some nutrients during the cold winter months! This recipe couldn't get any easier than this: chop everything up, combine in a bowl, add the dressing and the salad is ready!  If you […] Read More

Garlic Parmesan Crusted Salmon and Asparagus

Garlic Parmesan Crusted Salmon and Asparagus - the best way to cook salmon with just a few easy ingredients! Delicious, healthy dinner that is naturally gluten free! Roasting garlic + parmesan on top of salmon and asparagus results in a nice flavorful crust: Here is how easy it is to cook salmon: First, coat the […] Read More

Ham and Cheese Asparagus

Ham and Cheese Asparagus - a delicious way to prepare the asparagus that the whole family will love!  Who doesn't love ham + cheese (I am using Mozzarella + Parmesan here)?  It tastes great on top of roasted asparagus!   This is a great side dish for meats, fish, it will also look great on […] Read More

Garlic and Bacon Green Beans

Garlic and Bacon Green Beans sauteed in olive oil and butter - an easy and delicious way to prepare the green beans for the holiday table! I love garlic with just about anything, and the green beans are no exception!  Sauteed garlic tastes GREAT with green beans and bacon! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:262] […] Read More

Southwestern Spaghetti Squash with Chicken

Southwestern Spaghetti Squash stuffed with chopped chicken, black beans, tomatoes, corn, green chilies, green bell pepper, spaghetti squash flesh, and topped and broiled with shredded Cheddar on top! All of this spiced up with Southwestern spices. This is pure deliciousness that you will not want to miss on your table! The flavors of this dish […] Read More

Creamy Vanilla Grape & Apple Salad

Creamy Vanilla Grape & Apple Salad with Cranberries and Pecans - this salad is so good, you will want it before dinner, as an appetizer, and after dinner, as a dessert!   With the holidays coming up, this festive fruit salad will look great on the Thanksgiving and/or Christmas menu! The dressing is made by […] Read More

Butternut Squash & Spinach Salad with Pecans, Cranberries, Pomegranate with Poppy Seed Honey-Lime Dressing - a great choice for Thanksgiving or any other winter holiday menu!   This is a perfect Autumn or Winter salad , since it uses lots of seasonal ingredients that are available this time of the year.  Healthy, gluten free, packed with […] Read More

Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing - this is really one of the best chicken salads you'll ever taste!  The homemade, easy-to-make poppy seed dressing makes this salad quite special. Give yourself and your family a treat - scroll down to the recipe and make this salad! Not only is this salad great […] Read More

Broccoli Bacon Cheddar Chicken

Baked Broccoli Bacon Cheddar Chicken Breasts - easy dinner that a whole family will love!  Just throw all ingredients together and bake! I recommend to blanch the broccoli before adding it on top of chicken (blanching means adding broccoli to boiling water just for a couple of minutes, removing it and draining it well).  Blanching the broccoli […] Read More

Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Recipe

Chicken & Wild Rice in a creamy Parmesan sauce - easy and delicious!  I love chicken and wild rice casserole, and this recipe is just like a casserole but everything is cooked on a stove top! The creaminess here comes from adding half and half and shredded Parmesan cheese, which makes this recipe gluten free […] Read More

Orange Rosemary-Thyme Salmon

Orange Rosemary-Thyme Garlic Salmon baked in foil - one of the best and easy ways to cook salmon (for me). All the juices are contained within the foil, the salmon comes out nice and moist, without drying out. Gluten free, healthy dinner! Easy recipe, only 30 minutes from start to finish. This recipe is for […] Read More

Butternut Squash, Kale, Pecan, Cranberry, Apple Salad with Maple-Lime Dressing - this healthy, gluten free salad combines lots of Autumn flavors and is a great side dish / appetizer during the Fall/Winter season! Maple-Lime dressing is perfect for kale: it softens and balances its flavor. I really enjoyed this salad, and so did my husband […] Read More

Creamy Parmesan Garlic Potatoes and Peas

Creamy Parmesan Garlic Potatoes and Peas - this side dish is pure comfort food! Let potatoes never be boring again - just add lots of garlic, some cream and Parmesan cheese, and you're good to go! This side dish goes well with so many dishes: chicken, sandwiches, fish, etc. It will also make a nice […] Read More

Butternut Squash and Spinach Tortellini

Creamy Butternut Squash and Spinach Tortellini - you will love the flavorful creamy sauce prepared with freshly made butternut squash puree and spiced up with lemon pepper, nutmeg and paprika! This is one of those truly seasonal recipes - perfect in the Fall and in the Winter when the fresh butternut squash abounds!  This dish […] Read More

Winter Fruit Salad with Maple-Lime Dressing

Winter Fruit Salad with Maple-Lime Dressing - healthy, gluten free salad that utilizes seasonal winter fruit. Great for every day, to fill you up with nutrients and vitamins during the cold winter months. It will also make a great holiday menu item, for Thanksgiving or Christmas or any other holiday during the Autumn and Winter seasons. […] Read More

One-Pan Maple-Dijon Chicken with Roasted Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprouts - a perfect Autumn/Winter dinner! Chicken thighs and butternut squash are coated with the maple-Dijon mixture making them super flavorful, along with the olive oil coated Brussels sprouts. Just put all ingredients in one layer on a rimmed baking sheet: And bake for 30-40 minutes […] Read More

Maple Butternut Squash, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Pumpkin Seeds, and Cranberries - perfect Autumn salad, bursting with colors and flavors! I love this recipe so much - to me it looks so much like Autumn on a plate. Last year, I made a very similar recipe but with pecans, this year my tastes have changed a […] Read More

Asiago Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Asiago Roasted Brussels Sprouts - crunchy, delicious little bites covered in melted Asiago cheese goodness. Asiago cheese is so flavorful - a perfect complement to normally bland Brussels Sprouts. You'll love this recipe! It's a great side dish in the Fall/Winter and would look great on your Thanksgiving table!   To me, these Brussels sprouts […] Read More

Asiago Roasted Broccoli

Asiago Roasted Broccoli - thinly sliced broccoli florets baked with Asiago cheese on top. Crusty, crunchy, delicious side dish or just a snack to crunch on! Healthy, gluten free recipe. Because broccoli is sliced thinly, the broccoli florets are crunchy and super addictive! Make sure to slice each broccoli floret horizontally into thin, flat slices, coat […] Read More

Cilantro-Lime Chicken and Potatoes

Cilantro-Lime Chicken Thighs and Potatoes - chicken and potatoes are baked to perfection in a flavorful sauce made with olive oil, garlic, cilantro and freshly squeezed lime juice! Add some Summer breeze to your menu with this recipe! I've used yellow potatoes here but you can use any type: red, russet, other white potatoes. Keep […] Read More

Cilantro Lime Potato Salad

Cilantro Lime Potato Salad - delicious chunks of red potatoes mixed with an amazing, freshly made, salad dressing: olive oil, freshly squeezed lime juice, minced garlic, chopped cilantro. Healthy, gluten free recipe that will make a great side dish for any meal! I love eating potatoes when it's cold outside. Potato salads just seem so […] Read More

Chicken and Sweet Potatoes with Spinach in a creamy Parmesan Sauce - moist and tender chicken thighs smothered in a super creamy sauce. This recipe is a great choice if you're looking for new ways to incorporate sweet potatoes into savory recipes. Not only did I enjoy this dish for several nights this week, this […] Read More

Pacific Cod and Asparagus with Garlic Lemon Caper Sauce baked in foil! A delicious and easy recipe to cook any white fish - Pacific Cod (on photos), tilapia, halibat, mahi mahi, sea bass, etc. Healthy, low carb, gluten free recipe! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:242] […] Read More

Radish Avocado Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumber, Green Onions + easy homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette with Garlic.  Healthy, Mediterranean Style Recipe, full of fiber and nutrients. This is a great recipe to use radish.  Radish is so good for you, and this healthy, edible root vegetable should not be ignored!   It should be on your grocery shopping […] Read More

Tomato Spinach Chicken Spaghetti

Tomato Basil & Spinach Chicken Spaghetti - healthy, light, Mediterranean style dinner, packed with vegetables, protein and good oils. Delicious comfort food! 30 minutes from start to finish! What makes this pasta very special is that in addition to fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic, and spinach, I also used sun-dried tomatoes and red pepper flakes to […] Read More

Tortellini with Shrimp and Veggies

Tortellini with Shrimp and Veggies - spicy shrimp smothered in a creamy Mozzarella cheese sauce with sun-dried tomatoes and spinach! SO GOOD! I used refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini and large raw shrimp. This was one of the best pasta dinners I ever made! It looked really pretty and colorful, the shrimp and the veggies tasted great […] Read More

Pesto Shrimp Mushroom Pasta

Pesto Shrimp Mushroom Pasta - large shrimp and spiral pasta smothered in a delicious basil pesto sauce!  Yummy recipe for the Summer.  If you love basil - this is the recipe for you!   I used large, uncooked shrimp which I peeled and deveined and then cooked according to the recipe instructions below.  Large shrimp […] Read More

Chicken Thighs with Mushroom Rice

Chicken Thighs with Mushroom Rice - delicious dark chicken meat on top of a really flavorful mushroom rice. This was so good! Rice is cooked in chicken broth with sauteed mushrooms, and the chicken thighs are cooked right on top of the rice, releasing their juices into the rice, making it even more flavorful. YUM! […] Read More

Shrimp Scampi Pasta with Sun-Dried tomatoes - delicious shrimp cooked with sun-dried tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, served with linguine, smothered in a light, flavorful shrimp scampi sauce. If you like shrimp scampi, you'll love this yummy twist - the addition of sun-dried tomatoes. Add 1 pound of shrimp, peeled and deveined, to a large […] Read More

Paprika Chicken, Asparagus, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes Skillet - delicious, easy-to-make, 30 minutes from start to finish Mediterranean dinner! In this recipe, I used boneless, skinless chicken thighs cooked in paprika and sun-dried tomatoes - I loved how the chicken tasted: super flavorful, moist, tender, easy-to-cook and easy on the budget! The recipe is basically done […] Read More

Tomato Basil Avocado Mozzarella Salad with Balsamic Dressing - you'll love this refreshing, healthy, Mediterranean style salad. Made with fresh ingredients, it's perfect for the Summer! One of my favorite salad dressings ever is just a simple dressing with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and honey. It goes really well with these salad ingredients: This salad […] Read More

Cilantro-Lime Black Bean Shrimp and Rice

Cilantro-Lime Black Bean Shrimp and Rice - easy, light dinner, with so much flavor!  Prep takes only 10 minutes, you cook everything in one pan (about 30 minutes total), and the cleanup is really minimal (only one pan to clean!) It's Summer, and I really crave simple, light recipes that are perfect to eat in […] Read More

Pesto Chicken Pasta with Mushrooms

Mushroom Chicken Pasta with creamy Pesto sauce and sun-dried tomatoes - delicious and easy (30 minutes from start to finish).  Perfect meal for the Summer! I love pesto, and cook a lot with it in the Summer. I've been making this pesto chicken pasta for years, and only now finally posting it on my blog. […] Read More

Pesto Sea Bass and Veggies

Basil Pesto Sea Bass and Veggies (Asparagus and Sun-Dried Tomatoes) baked in foil - delicious, easy, 4-ingredient, 30-minute recipe. I used Corvina Sea Bass, but really, any white fish will work in this recipe: black sea bass, Chilean Sea Bass, flounder, red snapper, tilapia, corvina, mahi mahi, grouper, catfish, Pacific cod, halibut, swordfish, haddock, you […] Read More

Cilantro-Lime Shrimp Pasta

Cilantro-Lime Shrimp Pasta - it's just like shrimp scampi but with cilantro and lime! So good, refreshing, light, yet satisfying. Perfect dinner for any time of the year (but especially Summer!) In this recipe I used large shrimp but small shrimp can be used too, as long as it's 1 pound and it's raw shrimp. […] Read More

One-Pan Pesto Chicken and Veggies

One-Pan Pesto Chicken and Veggies - boneless, skinless chicken thighs with sun-dried tomatoes, asparagus, cherry tomatoes in a delicious basil pesto sauce. Healthy, gluten free, Mediterranean style recipe, packed with fiber (vegetables) and protein (chicken). Easy, 30 minute recipe. This is a perfect meal for the hot days of the Summer - light, packed with veggies, full […] Read More

Best Homemade Guacamole

Best Homemade Guacamole made completely from scratch, seasoned with the natural seasonings, such as freshly squeezed lime juice and cilantro - SO GOOD AND REFRESHING!  This healthy guacamole recipe is a great snack - Scroll down for instructions on how to make guacamole. Making guacamole is pretty easy, and I think you'll really like this version: it has […] Read More

Chicken Thighs with Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Rice - delicious, easy, one-pan Italian-inspired recipe. You will fall in love with this Mediterranean style chicken dinner: flavorful rice cooked in chicken broth and in juices from chicken thighs, then mixed with chopped sun-dried tomatoes, chopped fresh basil leaves, and shredded Parmesan cheese! Chicken thighs are moist and […] Read More

Spinach and Artichoke Chicken Pasta with Bacon and Tomatoes in Asiago Cream Sauce - yummy pasta with lots of veggies! The vegetables are smothered in such a delicious Asiago cream sauce (and crumbled bacon) that even non-veggie lovers will love this dish. Chicken and Pasta lovers will certainly love this dish! Asiago cheese and bacon […] Read More

Creamy Asiago Cheese Garlic Tortellini

Creamy Asiago Cheese Garlic Tortellini - tortellini smothered in a creamy Asiago cheese sauce, the recipe takes only 30 minutes from start to finish! A perfect and easy pasta dish - easy enough to make on a regular weeknight, but it tastes like pasta from a fancy Italian restaurant. Asiago cheese is very flavorful and […] Read More

One-Pan Chicken Thighs with Cilantro-Lime Black Bean Rice - flavorful, delicious, healthy, gluten free dinner! Very easy to make, everything is done in one-pot, on stove-top, no need to turn on the oven! Just let the rice cook in the juices from the chicken thighs and in the chicken broth (or vegetable broth). The rice […] Read More

Creamy Mozzarella Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Spinach Tortellini Recipe - delicious, easy, weeknight dinner, made in 30 minutes! You'll love the combination of flavors (garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, and basil) along with the super creamy Mozzarella cheese sauce! If you're looking for easy tortellini sauce recipes, this is one of the best pasta sauces you'll ever […] Read More

Asiago, Bacon, and Garlic Roasted Asparagus - a delicious way to cook asparagus! Asparagus comes out crispy and crunchy - you'll love the Asiago cheese and bacon combination! The recipe takes 30 minutes from start to finish! Healthy, gluten free recipe. Great as a side dish to any kinds of meat; it also makes a […] Read More

Tomato Basil Artichoke Baked Chicken

Tomato Basil Artichoke Baked Chicken - delicious chicken breasts smothered in fresh mozzarella cheese, chopped artichokes, tomatoes, fresh basil, and baked to perfection! Comfort food made with healthy ingredients. I love Mediterranean style recipes this time of the year (Spring - Summer) - as the temperatures get warmer outside, I always crave something that's light […] Read More

Chicken Broccoli Spaghetti with Golden Mushroom Sauce - chicken and broccoli smothered in a delicious creamy mushroom sauce, made with golden mushroom soup. The flavor is amazing! If you're craving a comfort food pasta dinner - this is the perfect recipe for you! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:220] […] Read More

Spicy Chicken Pasta with Bacon and Peas

Spicy Chicken Pasta with Bacon and Peas - easy weeknight dinner recipe that uses basic ingredients, found in any kitchen. If you want to make something new and delicious with bacon, chicken, and peas - try this pasta recipe! You won't be disappointed! The creamy sauce is made with garlic, tomato sauce, cream, mozzarella cheese, […] Read More

Chicken Thighs with Creamy Bacon Mushroom Thyme Sauce - baked chicken thighs perfectly complemented with flavorful mushroom and bacon sauce. Pure comfort food - chicken dark meat is delicious in a creamy sauce! Fresh thyme is key in this recipe. I used about 5 sprigs of snipped fresh thyme, and also a couple of sprigs more […] Read More

Sun-Dried Tomato, Spinach, and Bacon Chicken - if you want to know how to cook the best chicken breasts, this is the recipe for you! The chicken breasts are seasoned with dry Italian salad dressing mix, smothered with the creamed spinach, sun-dried tomatoes and bacon, and baked to perfection!  The best baked chicken ever! I […] Read More

Creamy Mushroom Sauce with Bacon and Thyme

Creamy Mushroom Sauce with Bacon and Thyme - one of the best ways to cook mushrooms! Mushrooms, bacon, thyme and cream create an excellent flavor combination: very savory, perfectly seasoned. This sauce makes a great accompaniment to grilled meats, chicken, pork, steaks, etc. I love easy recipes and this one is no exception. Start by […] Read More

Broccoli Pecan Cranberry Salad with Bacon

Broccoli Salad with Pecans, Cranberries, Raisins, and Bacon - healthy, DELICIOUS, gluten free salad, packed with fiber! One of my most favorite salads! If you love nuts and dried fruit - this is a great recipe for you! I like to rehydrate dried cranberries and raisins in boiled water so that they are plumper and […] Read More

Asiago Chicken with Bacon Cream Sauce

Asiago Chicken with Bacon Cream Sauce - tender and moist chicken breast cooked with lemon, garlic, bacon, in a delicious Asiago cheese cream sauce. This is one of the best ways to cook chicken breast - chicken will always come out tender and never dry, thanks to the sauce! I like to use small chicken breasts […] Read More

Smothered Baked Chicken with Creamed Spinach, Bacon, Mushrooms - a delicious way to cook boneless, skinless chicken breasts! Your chicken is guaranteed to be moist and tender.  This recipe is gluten free, low carb, packed with protein and vegetables. Comfort food and healthy ingredients all in one dish! This chicken dinner recipe is anything but […] Read More

Asiago Chicken Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Spinach - chicken breast sauteed with garlic in a delicious Asiago cheese cream sauce, perfectly complemented by spinach and sun-dried tomatoes!  Comfort food made with fresh ingredients. Short pasta, such as penne, is perfect for creamy recipes like this one - Asiago cheese cream sauce perfectly coats every […] Read More

Broccoli Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

Broccoli Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad - this delicious salad is loaded with veggies (broccoli, cherry tomatoes, sweet peas), sharp Cheddar cheese, pasta shells, and bacon! With so many veggies in this salad, you get both healthy food and comfort food all in one! The salad can easily be made gluten free by using gluten free […] Read More

Golden Mushroom Chicken Pasta

Golden Mushroom Chicken Pasta - tender chicken breast and spaghetti pasta smothered in a delicious, rich, golden mushroom sauce. So good and so easy! You'll love the creamy sauce, made with the golden mushroom soup, dry Italian salad dressing mix, chicken stock, and heavy cream. YUM! And the color - so appetizing and very presentable: […] Read More

Lemon Pepper Chicken with Creamy Garlic-Lemon Sauce - chicken thighs seasoned with lemon-pepper seasoning, baked to perfection and served with the delicious, cheesy, garlic-lemon cream sauce! YUM! This recipe takes only 40 minutes from start to finish, including baking time! Mix 3 teaspoons of lemon pepper seasoning with flour. Pat the tops (skin side) of […] Read More

Buttermilk Roast Chicken with Garlic

Buttermilk Roasted Chicken - chicken is very moist, tender, and super flavorful!  Healthier way to make chicken drumsticks taste delicious - they are marinated in buttermilk, garlic, fresh parsley, salt and pepper for 24 hours before roasting (baking in the oven at 400 F). This ensures the chicken tenderizes and gets infused with delicious flavors! You'll […] Read More

Spaghetti Squash, Spinach cooked with garlic in olive oil, combined with bacon, topped with melted, freshly grated, Parmesan cheese AND then sprinkled with toasted pine nuts. Delicious, healthy, gluten free! You'll love this simple, healthy, wholesome recipe! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:208] […] Read More

Spicy Garlic Chicken Penne with Peas

Spicy Garlic Chicken Penne with Peas - flavorful chicken breast cooked with basil and crushed red pepper in a spicy and creamy tomato Mozzarella sauce with pasta and peas. This dish is so easy to make, but tastes and looks like it's from a fancy Italian restaurant! First, you'll season 1 pound of chicken breast […] Read More

Spicy Shrimp with Basil Tomato Pasta

Spicy Shrimp with Basil Tomato Fettuccine Pasta - lots of garlic and fresh tomatoes in this dish, smothered in a flavorful and spicy creamy sauce! This recipe is super easy to make and great for using fresh tomatoes if you have too many! You'll love this refreshing pasta dinner with shrimp - it's very creamy […] Read More

Bacon Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

Bacon Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce - sauce made with garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, basil, shredded Mozzarella cheese, and cream. So good!  The chicken is moist and tender! Serve with steamed asparagus. This recipe is perfect for low carb, high protein diet. There are hardly any carbs in this recipe, and it tastes so good […] Read More

Disclosure: Nordic Ware sent me the free product (Nordic Ware Non-Stick Cast Aluminum Fleur De Lis Bundt Pan) to try out - I love my new bundt pan and will be describing my experience with this pan in this post. I was not compensated for this post other than receiving the bundt pan for free! All opinions are […] Read More

Garlic Thyme Chicken Thighs

Disclosure: Nordic Ware sent me the free product (the beautiful 10 inch braiser pan you see on the photos) to try out - I'm loving my new pan and providing a brief review of this pan in this post. I was not compensated for this post other than receiving the 10 inch braiser pan for […] Read More

I want to introduce you to my new favorite salad:  Southwestern Chopped Salad, loaded with tons of veggies, juicy and flavorful chicken, and topped off with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing (Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® brand)!  It's a salad, side dish, and dinner all in one - depends on how hungry you are! And so easy-to-make - only 30 minutes […] Read More

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

The Best (and easy) Mashed Sweet Potatoes, with butter, maple syrup, cinnamon and Montreal steak seasoning - a perfect combination of sweet and savory flavors! You'll love these potatoes! In this recipe, it is important that you melt the butter together with maple syrup and Montreal steak seasoning for 2-3 minutes to soften the Montreal […] Read More

Apple Cranberry Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette - healthy, delicious, easy-to-make salad! Perfect for the Thanksgiving menu, this is one looking holiday salad.  With lots of good for you ingredients, this recipe is packed with fiber, and it's gluten free! While this salad is especially great for the holidays, such as Thanksgiving or Christmas, it has […] Read More

Best Baked Chicken Thighs

Best Baked Maple-Dijon Chicken Thighs - so easy and so good!  Your family will love this and rave about this recipe for days!  A perfect, easy recipe if you don't have much free time. Only 5 ingredients, the whole dish takes only 10 minutes to prepare, and then about 40 minutes to bake (while you […] Read More

Roast Duck Recipe

Ever wondered how to cook duck? It's much simpler than most people think. This Roast Duck has tender and juicy meat, crispy skin, and it's glazed with the honey-balsamic glaze to give the duck a beautiful roasted look. It's a great looking dish - perfect for any special occasion, and with the holidays coming up, this […] Read More

Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Cinnamon Butternut Squash, Pecans, and Cranberries - this easy Thanksgiving side dish is not only delicious and bursting with Fall and Holiday flavors (cinnamon, maple syrup), it's also healthy, gluten free, vegetarian, and packed with fiber! I love the combination of ingredients here!  Even if you don't like Brussels sprouts, you'll love […] Read More

Trout with Garlic Lemon Butter Herb Sauce

Trout with Garlic Lemon Butter Herb Sauce - simple and delicious way to cook fish, especially if you're in a hurry!  The whole recipe takes only 30 minutes.  Italian herb seasoning, chopped fresh parsley and garlic give great flavor to the fish! Note: I have also made this recipe using the type of fish I've […] Read More

Peach Coffee Cake with Vanilla Glaze

Peach Coffee Cake with Vanilla Glaze - light and fluffy Greek yogurt cake baked with lots of peaches on top (mixed with brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg), and topped with creamy vanilla glaze. One of the best peach coffee cakes you'll ever taste! Pour the vanilla glaze over the still warm cake for best results […] Read More

Chicken with Bacon Mustard Sauce

Chicken Breast in a Creamy Mustard Sauce with Bacon - an absolute comfort food! Chicken breast is moist, tender, and flavorful because it's smothered in the most delicious sauce ever! This whole dinner takes only 30 minutes to make! First, make the simple mustard sauce by mixing Dijon mustard with paprika, salt and pepper. Spread […] Read More

Seared Scallops with Bacon in Lemon Butter Sauce

Seared Scallops with Bacon in Lemon Butter Sauce - this tastes just like bacon wrapped scallops but is much easier to make! Only 30 minutes from start to finish! This recipe makes a great looking appetizer!  Keep in mind, that what you see in the photo above is 1 pound worth of scallops, and, after […] Read More

One-Pot Salsa Verde Pasta with Sausage and Black Beans

One-Pot Salsa Verde Pasta with Sausage and Black Beans - delicious, easy, 6-ingredient, 30-minute recipe that you'll love! I love making this quick dish for an easy dinner and then save the leftovers for lunch! What a comfort food! This recipe works great with gluten free brown rice penne (which is what I use). [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:190] […] Read More

Trout with Caper-Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce

Steelhead Trout with Caper-Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce - healthy, low-carb dinner rich in lean protein and omega-3 fatty acids. And did I say it was gluten free?! As I was cooking this beautiful steehead trout, I couldn't help thinking that this recipe would work great with salmon as well!  Steelhead trout is an incredibly easy fish […] Read More

Peach Cream Cheese Cake

Peach Cream Cheese Cake

Peach Cream Cheese Cake made in a springform pan - the light and fluffy cake (made with Greek yogurt), creamy cheesecake filling, delicious peaches, and a crunchy streusel topping! I love baking with Greek yogurt and avoiding using as much butter as I can get away with. There isn't too much butter in this cake, yet […] Read More

Thai Zucchini Noodles

Thai Zucchini Noodles

Delicious Thai Zucchini Noodles with a homemade, spicy Thai sauce, topped with toasted sesame seeds. Asian comfort food! I loved these spicy Thai noodles - so much flavor in this simple recipe! If you're looking for an unusual way to use up your zucchinis - this is the perfect recipe! You'll start by cooking 2 […] Read More

Chicken Breast with Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce

Chicken Breast with Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce

Chicken Breast with Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce - one of the best ways to cook chicken breast! The chicken comes out moist and juicy every time, say good-bye to dry chicken! The sauce is so good: roasted garlic and sun-dried tomatoes combined with cream, shredded cheese, and just the right amount of spices (basil and […] Read More

Spinach and Artichoke Chicken Alfredo Pasta

Spinach and Artichoke Chicken Pasta

Spinach and Artichoke Chicken Alfredo Pasta - it's just like spinach and artichoke dip but in a dinner form! Boneless, skinless, lean chicken breast works great in a creamy pasta recipe - the homemade alfredo sauce ensures that chicken breast is juicy, and not dry. Use 2 average size chicken breast or 1 large (it […] Read More

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Penne Pasta - chicken breast, broccoli, garlic in a simple homemade cream sauce. Delicious, creamy, Italian-style pasta dinner.  Everybody (both kids and adults) love this pasta dish! If you're tired of dry, tasteless chicken breast recipes, then it's time to try different ways to cook chicken. This cheesy chicken and broccoli pasta dish […] Read More

Honey Lime Chicken Thighs

Cilantro Lime Honey Chicken Thighs

Pan-Roasted Cilantro Lime Honey Chicken Thighs - easy, delicious, super-flavorful chicken! I love cooking with chicken thighs - they are so easy to handle, and always come out moist and juicy. Can't really go wrong with this cut of meat. You'll love this simple recipe - perfect for a quick, weeknight dinner, and very budget-friendly […] Read More

Mexican Chicken Pasta

Mexican Chicken Pasta

Mexican Chicken Pasta - sliced chicken cooked in Mexican spices, with bell peppers and green chiles, in a creamy sauce made with Cheddar and Mozzarella cheeses and spices! You'll love this easy-to-make comfort food! If you want a delicious dish packed with Mexican-style flavors and don't want to slave over in the kitchen, this super […] Read More

Cilantro-Lime Honey Garlic Shrimp

Cilantro-Lime Honey Garlic Shrimp

Cilantro-Lime Honey Garlic Shrimp, cooked in the skillet on stove-top - easy, healthy, gluten free appetizer. Low fat, low carb and low cholesterol recipe.  And, it takes only 30 minutes to make from start to finish! If you're looking for an alternative to shrimp scampi, you came to the right page! This is a very […] Read More

Pan-Seared Chicken Breast with Shallots

Pan-Seared Chicken Breast with Shallots

Pan-Seared Chicken Breast with Shallots - easy, 30-minute dinner, with flavorful shallot and garlic wine-based sauce! Use a small onion if you don't have shallots. Healthy, gluten free recipe, packed with protein. It's great served alongside rice or pasta! You'll love the smell of shallots (or onion) and garlic sauteing in olive oil and butter: […] Read More

Southwestern Breakfast Casserole

Southwestern Breakfast Casserole

Southwestern Breakfast Casserole with eggs, sausage, black beans, bell pepper, hash brown potatoes, chili peppers and Southwestern spices. Deliciousness! It also makes a perfect breakfast for dinner recipe! This is a great "make-ahead" breakfast! It keeps well refrigerated and reheats well. I love to make this on Sunday and take it with me to work […] Read More

Cilantro-Lime Honey Garlic Salmon

Cilantro-Lime Honey Garlic Salmon baked in foil - easy, healthy, gluten free recipe that takes 30 minutes from start to finish! Serve the salmon with rice or greens on the side! Cilantro, freshly squeezed lime, combined with honey and garlic creates a really winning combination of flavors! The recipe is super easy. Place the salmon […] Read More

Pesto Chicken, Tomatoes, and Carrots with Parmesan Noodles

Disclaimer: I received compensation from BHG (Better Homes and Gardens) to make this recipe and promote it.  All opinions are my own. Pesto Chicken, Tomatoes, and Carrots with Parmesan Noodles - you'll love all the Mediterranean flavors in this pasta dish! I made this recipe for Better Homes and Gardens - Delish Dish Blog - […] Read More

Skillet Chicken with Bacon Cream Sauce

Skillet Chicken with Bacon Cream Sauce

Pan-fried chicken thighs in a creamy bacon sauce with a touch of lemon! Quick and easy recipe for skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs. Chicken thighs are cooked right in the skillet: first, they are pan-fried skin-side down to get that nice brown color on the outside, then you simmer them in a lemon-chicken broth with bacon […] Read More

Chicken Pasta with Creamy Cilantro-Lime Sauce

Chicken Pasta with Creamy Cilantro-Lime Alfredo Sauce - delicious spaghetti in a creamy white cheese sauce with lots of flavor! The sauce is made by cooking garlic, adding freshly squeezed lime juice and cilantro and then mixing everything in a homemade alfredo sauce! If you're looking for quick and easy chicken dinner ideas - this […] Read More

Balsamic Chicken with Asparagus and Tomatoes

Disclaimer: I received compensation from BHG (Better Homes and Gardens) to make this recipe and promote it.  All opinions are my own. Balsamic Chicken with Asparagus and Tomatoes – delicious, healthy, low fat, low cholesterol, low calorie meal, packed with fiber (vegetables) and protein (chicken). I made this recipe for Better Homes and Gardens - […] Read More

Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Balsamic Plum Sauce-Glaze

Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Balsamic Plum Reduction. Only 6 ingredients! The sticky glaze is so flavorful, you'll want to double the recipe just for the plum sauce! This is one of the best recipes to make pork. Very easy to make, the preparation time is minimum. And, it's a delicious way to use some plums! […] Read More

Creamy Broccoli, Chicken, and Bacon Pasta

Creamy Broccoli, Chicken, and Bacon Pasta

Creamy Broccoli, Chicken Breast, and Bacon Fettuccine Pasta in homemade Alfredo sauce. Easy, delicious pasta dinner! Chicken breast cooked on stove top, combined with pasta in a very creamy, cheesy sauce. Chicken breast is flavorful, juicy, and not boring at all. One of the best chicken breast recipes you'll find! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:170] […] Read More

Hash Brown, Broccoli, Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast Casserole with shredded hash brown potatoes, broccoli, cheddar cheese, sausage and eggs. Everything you want to have for breakfast in one easy casserole! Very easy to make, and it's gluten free! I love all the cheesy goodness, sausage and broccoli - perfect combination of flavors! Below are step-by-step photos illustrating how to make this […] Read More

Pasta Salad with Bacon, Tomatoes, and Mozzarella

Pasta Salad with Bacon, Garlic Roasted Tomatoes and Mozzarella - delicious and healthy recipe! Perfect for Summer cookouts, picnics! What makes this salad so special is that you're roasting cherry tomatoes with garlic, olive oil, and oregano, and them add them, including all the delicious drippings from the pan, to the rest of the ingredients. […] Read More

Easy Spicy Cajun Shrimp (with sauce)

Easy Spicy Cajun Shrimp

Spicy Cajun Shrimp with Sauce - delicious Southern appetizer!  Made with garlic, ketchup, chicken broth, hot sauce, Cajun spice, and green onions.  Super easy to make - 30 minutes from start to finish! I wanted a simple Cajun-style shrimp appetizer that I could make with just a few basic ingredients. This recipe worked really well, […] Read More

Disclaimer: I received compensation from BHG (Better Homes and Gardens) to make this recipe and promote it.  All opinions are my own. Chicken, broccoli, and yellow bell pepper stir-fried in Asian-style sauce - healthy, low-fat meal packed with protein (chicken) and fiber (vegetables). And, it takes only 30 minutes from start to finish! I made […] Read More

Oven Baked Chicken Piccata

Oven Baked Chicken Piccata

Oven Baked Chicken Thighs with capers, lemon, and garlic! Super easy and very flavorful weeknight dinner. Gluten free! This chicken recipe is so delicious and unbelievably easy to make! Just brush the chicken thighs with butter (to ensure crispy skin); arrange the chicken in the baking pan; add sliced lemons, capers, garlic, and chicken broth; […] Read More

Garlic Shrimp Alfredo in a Creamy Four Cheese Pasta Sauce

Garlic Shrimp Alfredo Pasta - a very simple dinner dish that will literally take only 35 minutes to make! This delicious, homemade, very creamy white cheese Italian pasta sauce includes the four-cheese blend: Mozzarella, White Cheddar, Provolone, Asiago cheeses. I love quick and easy recipes - they make my life so much easier! This pasta dish […] Read More