Pan Grilled Pork Chops with Sautéed Spinach and Mac and Cheese

This recipe is really versatile and works great with many cuts of meat. I chose pork chops, but flank steak, chicken thighs, or sliced medallions of pork tenderloins would be wonderful. But, the winner of this meal (according to the kids and my husband) was the macaroni and cheese. Pan Grilled Pork Chops SERVINGS : 4 PEOPLE COOK TIME […]

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Mushroom-Sage Chicken and Rice with Lemony Asparagus

My family loves this meal. And I love how simple it is to make and that lunch the next day is even better than dinner! YUM! The chicken thighs bake really well and turn out nice and tender. You can use breasts; just make sure you don’t overcook them. And, if you’re really into mushrooms, […]

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Citrus Soy Salmon over Wilted Spinach and Honey Gingered Carrots

If you were to find this meal in a fancy food magazine, on a cooking show, or in a trendy upscale restaurant it would be called ‘Roasted Salmon with a Citrus Soy Reduction’.  Sounds so complicated and fancy; but it’s really very simple and packed with flavor. And when paired with simple spinach and subtle sweet gingered […]

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Lemon-Garlic Chicken with Yellow Rice and Broccoli

Holy Garlic! Which some might interpret as a bad thing, but oh no! The smells of garlic and lemon wafting through the house make my entire family clamor for dinner! And this tasty meal is a breeze to prepare too. Very few ingredients and if you time it right, it’s on the table in under […]

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Meaty Cheesy Lasagna and a Caesar Salad

Our family loves lasagna and I’ve made many different recipes, some traditional and others a little more modern. This is a very traditional version with simple flavors. This recipe makes a full pan of lasagna which is more than you’ll need for dinner tonight. Instead of sticking the leftovers in the back of the refrigerator to […]

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Pan Seared Pork Chops with Green Beans and Mushrooms and Mashed New Potatoes

This gorgeous meal is a breeze to pull together and super fast! And there’s very little to clean up since the chops and the veggies use the same pan and the easy potatoes cook in the microwave. That’s my kinda meal! And the icing on the cake is that it’s mighty tasty too! Mashed New […]

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Thai Peanut Pork Tenderloin with Snow Peas and Sticky Rice

I’m addicted to Asian recipes! So many bold flavors; tangy, spicy, and my favorite, ‘peanutty’.  Enjoy this one. It’s a winner for sure. To make short work of this meal, be sure to get your rice started and your oven preheated.   Sticky Rice SERVINGS : 4 PEOPLE COOK TIME : 20 MINUTES PREP TIME : 2 MINUTES INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups white rice 3 cups water […]

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