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Category: Food

  • Weeknight Jambalaya Pasta

    Weeknight Jambalaya Pasta

    Time is critical especially when you have busy kiddos that need to go to various extracurriculars and you’re a single dad! This go-to favorite can be made ahead of time and is ready to go for a quick weeknight meal. It also works great for meal prep. Feel free to change it to make it […]

  • Classic Spaghetti Carbonara

    Classic Spaghetti Carbonara

    Looking for a quick and tasty meal the whole family will love? This classic recipe is sure to be a hit. In fact, my daughter rated it 8.5 out of 10 and went back for seconds. Be sure to mix the egg and cheese mixture off the heat so as to not scramble the eggs […]

  • Shrimp Louie Salad

    Shrimp Louie Salad

    Looking for a classic American salad that is light for a warm summer day? Shrimp Louie is it. The origin of the salad is unknown exactly, but it is thought to have originated in San Fransico in the 1900s.

  • Pork Schnitzel with Mushroom Cream Sauce

    Pork Schnitzel with Mushroom Cream Sauce

    Looking for a light and easy summer dinner or getting ready for Octoberfest? Here is a schnitzel recipe that limited the deep frying and finishes it in the oven or out on a grill. If you use the grill, try to smoke the schnitzel under low heat to increase the flavor. Plate and serve.

  • Summer Texas Grilled Shrimp

    Summer Texas Grilled Shrimp

    Looking to make a quick side dish or appetizer for a party? Texas grilled shrimp is easy and vibrant. Serve alone or over a bed of rice. Choose your favorite BBQ sauce to make it as sweet or spicy as you’d like.

  • Pita & Pork Skewers with Pickled Red Onions

    Pita & Pork Skewers with Pickled Red Onions

    Looking for a refreshing light dinner or lunch? Here is a perfect summer delight – light, bright and flavorful! What would I change? Add more veggies to your liking (avocados, lettuce, tomato).

  • Kid Approved – Italian Sausage Pasta

    Kid Approved – Italian Sausage Pasta

    This recipe has been a work in progress. After two tries, I have made it our own and something the kids say is the best they ever had! It does take a bit to make, especially when you have to reduce the sauce down. So plan ahead. Don’t have rigatoni in your pantry? Any pasta […]

  • Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

    Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

    Chicken noodle soup is good for whatever comes your way. Feeling under the weather? need to fill your soul? Hearty quick lunch for the kiddos? Here you go. This recipe is easy to make, requires minimal prep and everyone loves it.

  • Mushroom Pasta

    Mushroom Pasta

    Here is a quick and easy recipe to make during the week. It doesn’t take too long and it is pretty tasty. What I would do differently? Maybe add some Italian sausage to spice it up one night.

  • Pasta with Creamy Sauce

    Pasta with Creamy Sauce

    Pasta. A staple in our house. I like it because it is relatively easy to make but after a while, it all tastes the same. After trying out a bunch of recipes that didn’t elevate the dish, I found this one. I’ve tweaked it a bit and last night the kids rated it a 9 […]