Mexican Street Corn Potato boats

 These Mexican Street corn potato boats are simple to make, use limited ingredients and are perfect for summer!   Ingredients (Serving for 2, double recipe as needed) 5 golden potatoes  1 can of black beans 1 bag of frozen corn 1/2tbsp of mayo 1/4 cup red onion diced cilantro for garnish 1 lime or lime…

Midwest Guacamole

In preparation of game day, we all need some snacks and my favorite snack is guacamole. This recipe is so easy to make and so addicting…you probably wont’ have leftovers. Ingredients 2 large tomatoes 1 sweet onion 1 bunch of cilantro 1 lime 4 soft avacados 1/4 cup of pickled jalapenos or 2 fresh jalapenos…

Parmesan tossed Kale Chips

I’ll be the first to say…I don’t like kale. I try to avoid it as best I can ha. However, I’m breaking out and trying to new things! These kale chips don’t even taste like kale and are very addicting! Healthy, low carb and guilt free? Hmmkay now! These chips take less than 40 minutes…

Baked mozzarella bites!

Ever have stuff in your fridge and think…what can I make with this?! I had some 80 calorie string cheese sticks in my fridge I needed to use up and there came the idea of mozzarella bites! This is a simple recipe, quick to make and they’re really good! Ingredients 3 mozzarella string cheese sticks…

Cauliflower Mash

Mashed potatoes are kind of a staple in the Midwest, so finding a low calorie substitute is hard! However, this cauliflower mash doesn’t make me miss potatoes at all! They’re thick, creamy and fantastic plain or with some gravy. Super easy to make and great for leftovers. Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower 1/3 cup sour…

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,…

Midwest Succotash

If you were like me, you may have heard the words “suffering succotash” by a famous by Sylvester the cat. Who knew succotash was a delicious meal/side dish that’s easy to make and perfect for all those summer veggies available! Ingredients: 3 ears of corn or 1 bag of frozen corn 3 fresh okra pods,…