Main Dishes

I love dinner time because it's so easy to get creative with flavors and textures. I'm a fan of various ethnic flavors and I'm always trying out new ideas. Here are some of my favorite dinner recipes. Fish Fish and Grits Lemon Pepper Tilapia Asian Salmon With Tangy Lime Dressing Meat Meatloaf Top Sirloin Liver … Continue reading Main Dishes


Top Sirloin

  Ingredients 1 inch thick top sirloin Vegetable oil Butter Balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon garlic 1 teaspoon oregano Directions Set the steak out for 30 minutes or until it reaches room temperature. By doing this the steak will be more likely to sear when it goes into the pan. … Continue reading Top Sirloin

Mediterranean Chicken Skillet

This recipe is so simple. Just throw everything into a pan & minutes later you have a tasty, warm meal to relish. Don't leave out the fresh lemon juice, fennel seeds or fire roasted tomatoes. These ingredients give this recipe it's delicous savory character. Ingredients 2 chicken thighs or breast cooked & cubed 1 teaspoon oregano … Continue reading Mediterranean Chicken Skillet

Four Cheese Ravioli With Fire Roasted Tomato Meat Sauce

This is my favorite sauce. Actually, I use it for most of my pasta dishes. The fennel seeds really bring this sauce to life so make sure not to leave them out. Ingredients 1/2 cup dry red wine 1 large onion, sliced 6 cloves of garlic, chopped 2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon … Continue reading Four Cheese Ravioli With Fire Roasted Tomato Meat Sauce

Oven Fried Chicken

Ingredients 1 pound chicken tenderloins 1 cup panko bread crumbs 1/2 cup honey mustard 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon dried oregano 2 tablespoons dried parsley Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees Grease 11×13 baking dish Combine all dry ingredients Dip chicken into honey mustard Roll in dry ingredients Place chicken in … Continue reading Oven Fried Chicken

Lemon Pepper Tilapia

I like lemon pepper anything & I really enjoy tilapia so I thought this would be a nice combination & it is! Ingredients 2 pieces of tilapia 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon Directions Combine spices. Sprinkle spices generously on … Continue reading Lemon Pepper Tilapia

Spinach, Mushroom & Sun Dried Tomato Quesadillas

Food is just good. So good. I know you know what I mean. Even when life has got you down a bit, a good meal can revive your spirit & your creativity too. This recipe is definitely a new favorite. I know we'll have a new, new favorite before you know it, but oh wow, … Continue reading Spinach, Mushroom & Sun Dried Tomato Quesadillas

Chili Lime Chicken Tacos With Pineapple Salsa

A dish that's easy to make with unique ingredients & bold flavors. That's my kind of meal. Serves 4. Sorry no pictures on this one. My concentration is not food photography but making awesome food for my family! For a picture collage of some of my other recipes, please see the main menu. Ingredients 2 … Continue reading Chili Lime Chicken Tacos With Pineapple Salsa

Dinner Favorites

   Fish Tilapia With Ginger Stir Fry  Asian Salmon with Tangy Lime Dressing   Fish & Grits with Mushrooms & Peppers   Chicken  Curry Chicken With Brown Rice Parmesan Encrusted Chicken Chicken Quesadillas Tangy Tomato Chicken Honey Mustard Chicken    Pizza, Pasta & Sandwiches Chicken Lasagna Rolls Tortellini With Italian Sausage Pizza On Homemade Honey Wheat Crust Broccoli Feta Cheddar … Continue reading Dinner Favorites

Ginger Cauliflower “Rice” Bowl

Lunch can be a bore. Not this dish. Authentic. Spicy. Healthy. Exactly what I'm looking for. Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower, cut into fine bits 1 onion, cubed 1 -  2 inch piece of ginger, cut into small cubes 1 tablespoon olive oil Dash of water 1 cup chicken broth Juice of 1 lemon 1 … Continue reading Ginger Cauliflower “Rice” Bowl

Honey Mustard Chicken

Bold flavors come together, fireworks happen, you fall helplessly in love. Oh...I so want to make this.... right now! The end. Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons butter 1 tsp garlic 1 tsp Italian seasoning sprinkle of salt & pepper drizzle of balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon dijon mustard 1 … Continue reading Honey Mustard Chicken

Tangy Tomato Chicken With Balsamic Reduction

This dish dazzles. So much flavor you'll look forward to leftovers. I'm feeling all happy just thinking about it. Ingredients 8 chicken thighs salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 cup chicken broth 1/2 cup heavy cream 3/4 cup … Continue reading Tangy Tomato Chicken With Balsamic Reduction

Pizza On Homemade Honey Wheat Crust

Pizza is such a yummy, fun food & has room for much variety. Making your own pizza dough is super easy & it’s fun. The pizza dough needs to be started at least 2 hours before you are ready to assemble your pizza. I have any easy recipe below for that. I like to use various ingredients … Continue reading Pizza On Homemade Honey Wheat Crust

Tortellini With Italian Sausage

With all the cheese, sausage & heavy cream this is definitely not an everyday meal at our house! But it does taste awesome & I feel no guilt when I occasionally enjoy it. Don't forget the fennel! Wow, what a difference it makes! Ingredients Tablespoon olive oil 1 large fennel bulb, trimmed, halved through core, … Continue reading Tortellini With Italian Sausage

Chicken Quesadillias With Black Beans & Rice

This is a fun meal to eat because you can eat with your fingers! Well for the quesadillas anyway 🙂 And it's not just a quick fun food, it's very tasty! Ingredients 2 chicken thighs 2 cans of black beans 4 flour tortillas A handful of mushrooms 1 onion 1 bell pepper garlic powder, chili powder, … Continue reading Chicken Quesadillias With Black Beans & Rice

Asian Salmon With Tangy Lime Dressing

With maple syrup, fresh lime, soy sauce & other robost seasonings this dish is bursting out with flavor. I haven't made this in a while, but as I look at the great flavor combinations in this recipe, it's a good reminder to make it again very soon! Ingredients  1 cup jasmine rice 2 teaspoons unsalted … Continue reading Asian Salmon With Tangy Lime Dressing