Banh Mi chicken lettuce wraps

Not all sandwiches transfer perfectly into a lettuce wrap but this banh mi sure does! Instead of the traditional pork, I used seasoned chicken and then stayed with the traditional pickled veggies. Pickling your own veggies seems a little intimidating but it honestly takes like 10 minutes to do and a quick overnight marinating. This…

Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Scampi

Try saying Spaghetti squash shrimp scampi five times fast ha.  As I’m moving into the new year, I had decided to start eating low carb and that means lots of new recipes on the horizon! This new recipe is just straight up amazing, you wouldn’t even know you’re eating squash. Its cheap to make, its…

Mamaw’s cabbage soup

As a child I was very picky and the idea of eating cabbage was the furthest thing from my mind. However, my Mamaw made this and it’s now one of my favorite things to eat! It’s a perfect comfort food and very low in calories! Simple and delicious!       Ingredients Small head of…

Creamy tomato cheese tortellini soup

So one of my coworkers actually made a version of this for a pitchin at work and I decided to make my own version. It’s super easy, cheap and taste delicious! Impress your friends and family with this fancy looking soup. Ingredients 1 package of cheese tortellini 1 large can of tomato soup or 2…

Midwest Poor man’s Beef Wellington

If your’e a food show binge watcher like myself, you’ve probably seen cooks make the Gordan Ramsey famous beef wellington! One evening, I decided I want to try to make this! However, from all the recipes I looked up, one thing stayed in common for all—its expensive! A beef tenderloin is an expensive cut and…

Eggplant Parmesan

In all honesty, I have only ever eaten eggplant once in my life. I had it last year when I made ratatoulli! So trying eggplant in a different form, I wasn’t too sure how this recipe would turn out. I can say that I actually impressed myself and have a new favorite recipe that is…

Acorn Squash casserole

Its fall and that means squash is out and ready for the picking. I personally had never had acorn squash before, but decided to try it out. It has a similar flavor to a sweet potato but not as dense. This recipe is super easy, cheap and delicious! I literally can’t get enough of this…

Midwest French Onion Soup

I love French Onion soup…but I have never tried to make it. One of those things where I always thought this will be too difficult and take too much time. Well I proved myself wrong, I made it after work starting at 7:30pm and finished by 9:30pm…so if I had started it at 5pm like…

Oven baked chicken wings!

I originally was going to grill my chicken wings on my charcoal grill…but due to a windy afternoon I improvised with the oven…I do not regret this! These wings are crispy,  juicy and honestly you’d thought they came right off the grill! Ingredients 1-2lbs of chicken drumettes or chicken wings Dry Rub seasoning: Garlic powder,…

Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

  This creamy dreamy addicting mac and cheese is one for the books. Its extremely simple, quick to make and delicious! Make it on the stove top and serve immediately or let is chill in a crock pot to keep it warm. Ingredients: 1 box macaroni and cheese 1/2 stick of butter 1 bag of …