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Category: Marinades/Sauces/Butters

Easy Pico de Gallo

Easy Pico de Gallo is at the center of so many delicious dishes! Serve it as a dip for chips, with tacos, on salads and burgers, etc. Ready in 10 minutes! You guys. I have no idea why it has taken me almost 8 years to share this recipe. Shame on me.  Pico de Gallo …

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Hot Bacon Vinaigrette Salad

Hot Bacon Vinaigrette

Spinach salad is topped with chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, hard boiled eggs, and bacon! Tossed with a Hot Bacon Vinaigrette Dressing, this salad is a hearty bacon-lover’s dream.  BACON!!!! On the salad, in the dressing — this is a good day. Quick note: sometimes I poke around in my archives and find recipes from for-ehhhh-vurrrr …

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Asian Chicken Crunch Salad

Asian Chicken Crunch Salad

This Asian Chicken Crunch Salad is my ABSOLUTE favorite! It’s loaded with crispy baked chicken, almond slivers, crunchy chow mein noodles, mandarin oranges, and a sweet creamy dressing that is reminiscent of Applebee’s Oriental Dressing, but without all the mayo and sugar.  Say hi to the salad I have eaten 8 times in 2 weeks. …

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Copycat Carrabba's Herb Dip

Copycat Carrabba’s Herb Dip

Fresh herbs and crushed red pepper makes my favorite bread dip everrrrrrr. Copycat Carrabba’s Herb Dip is an easy, fresh, homemade replica of the fresh herbs, extra virgin olive oil, and warm bread served at the popular Italian food chain! Last week when I made two Thanksgiving turkeys I bought enough herbs for 14 turkeys. I …

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Cranberry Butter Recipe

Cranberry Butter

A sweet tart spread you just have to have at your Thanksgiving table! Cranberry Butter is perfect on all kinds of breads and muffins, makes a great spread on sandwiches, and can even be used for roasting. Easy to make and ready in less than 30 minutes.  It’s all about the butter today. I am …

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Easy Satay Skillet Chicken via

Easy Satay Chicken

Compensation was provided by General Mills via Federated Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of General Mills. For more easy dinner ideas, visit Tender chicken in a delicious sauce with creamy garlic, peanut, soy, and ginger. This Easy Satay Chicken is a fast …

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Pesto with Kale

Kale Pesto

Sometimes things are trendy and it’s kind of annoying. I was trying to think of a non-offensive example for that and… I just couldn’t. But you get me, right? Sometimes there is just SO MUCH of something every place you turn and you’re like gahhhhhh enough already with the ________ (fill in trendy-annoying-blank). Other times …

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Southwestern Chicken Salad

  Southwestern Chicken Salad is loaded up with all your favorite Tex-Mex goodness! It’s easy to make, totally nutritious, and extremely tasty.      I have been lost in the land of technology garbledy gook since Sunday and really all I have to show for it is some freaking delicious food that I worked on …

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Spicy Cold Crab Dip

Spicy Cold Crab Dip

  Setting my boys loose in the grocery store is an experience, let me tell you. Taking little kids to the grocery store is all about getting in and out quickly and plying them with M & M’s. Taking big kids to the grocery store is a lesson in economics and cooking and then plying …

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