Pork chops and apple…slices

I’m ready for fall and this is the falliest of fall recipes! This is the modern take of pork chops and apple slices. Ingredients 4 boneless pork chops 3 green apples 1 large sweet onion 1 packet of apple cider 1 cup water 1 cup chicken broth 2 TBSP Dijon mustard 1 tsp cinnamon salt…

Deconstructed egg roll Burrito or bowl

Leftover veggies, Chinese food craving and healthy life choices created this recipe. This deconstructed egg roll can be eaten several ways, burrito form or bowl form. Either way it’s delicious without the deep frying ha. It’s also made in one pan and simple to make. Ingredients 1 chicken breast diced into small cubes 1/2 head…

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…

French Carrot Salad

This is probably the best discovery since sliced bread…French carrot salad—taking the regular side dish to a whole new level! It’s easy, it’s cheap and it’s damn good! Not only is it fancy looking, it’ll easily impress all your friends! Take Memorial Day weekend up a notch with this dish!   Ingredients 6-7 large carrots,…

Stuffed Mushrooms

When one finds mushrooms discounted for a $1.00 at Kroger, you need to find something to make and I decided to make stuffed mushrooms. First time making them and they were just bliss. Perfect for any occasion and sure to impress your family and friends! Ingredients Baby bella mushrooms 1 half sweet onion 1/2 cup…

Baked pears with goat cheese, honey and almonds

Looking for a lil sweet and savory dessert, that is guilt free and easy to make? Ingredients 2-3 pears whole Spreadable goat cheese 2 TBSP honey Candied almonds (I found these in Kroger in the salad section!) Instructions Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Start by slicing your pears length wise in thin slices, about…

Mushroom and zucchini orzo

This is a simple side dish or a meal in itself. Easy to make within 15 minutes, delicious and keeps well!   Ingredients 1 1/2 cup orzo 3 cups chicken stock (if youre vegetarian you can use vegetable stock or water) 1 medium zucchini, finely chopped 1 cup finely chopped mushrooms Fresh herbs (I used…

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…

Strawberries and Cream pie

Ingredients 3/4 cup  finely diced strawberries, plus some for garnish 2 cups heavy whipping cream Graham cracker pie crust, make your own…or I got a pre-made one for 85 cents at Aldi. 1 package of cream cheese, softened 2/3 cup sugar 1/2 cup  powdered sugar Instructions Start by creating a thick whip cream. You will …