Alfredo Sauce

This is probably the greatest thing I learned to cook! Its simple, delicious and fancy as all get out. Ingredients: 1 stick of butter 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup Parmesan Parsley chopped Salt/Pepper Instructions: Melt your butter in a skillet, be sure to not let it brown. Once the butter becomes frothy, add in…

Creamy tomato sauce pasta

This was a last minute…what do I have in my fridge to make something delicious. Cooking takes about in total 25 minutes, 30 including prep. Ingredients (These ingredients are for a 1-2 person serving) 1  chicken breast 1/2 package of Farfalle 4 TBSP of Cream Cheese 1 1/2-2 cups of tomato juice 1 cup cherry…

Pork tenderloin wrapped in Serrano ham

This pork tenderloin looks fancy and hard, but I swear its easier than you think. A delicious meal and only takes 30 min? I mean who wouldn’t want to try this?! Ingredients 1 lb pork tenderloin 4 strips of Serrano ham (can also use prosciutto, bacon, probably even turkey bacon!…the Serrano ham was on sale…

Mediterranean vegetable soup

A delicious light meal that’s easy to make and stores well! Ingredients 2 cans of diced tomatoes 2 cups chopped celery 1-2 cans of cannellini beans 2-3 large carrots chopped 1 zucchini 1 summer squash 1 medium sweet onion, diced 1 cup chopped kale 2 cups vegetable stock 2 cups tomato juice 2 TBSP olive…

Midwest Ratatouille

This ratatouille is a perfect meal, healthy, cheap and just a symphony of flavors.  It is basically a vegetable hash, in the midwestern sense. Best served with some bread to get all the juices. Ingredients 1 Eggplant 1 zucchini 1 summer squash 1 yellow onion 1 green bell pepper 2 cans of whole peeled tomatoes…

Chicken with lemon and pea orzo

A beautiful meal that only takes 20-25 minutes and cheap to make.   Ingredients 1-2 chicken breast 1 1/2 cups of Orzo (FYI Orzo is found in the pasta section, and Kroger sometimes has it for $1) 1 cup of peas (I used a bag of frozen that can be steamed in the microwave, or…

Curry Chicken in an onion pepper cream sauce

What you’ll need One Skillet with lid 4 chicken legs/thighs or combo 3 Tbsp butter Curry powder Salt Pepper Garlic powder Cayenne and lemon juice (optional) 1 medium yellow sweet onion 1-2 red bell peppers or I used about half a pack of small mixed sweet peppers for a variety of colors Fresh parsley chopped…