Garlic Butter Shrimp

Garlic Butter Shrimp Ingredients 4 tablespoons butter 1 lb large shrimp I use 16-20 count size, peeled, deveined and tails removed if desired salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 2-3 teaspoons minced garlic use more if you love garlic! the juice of one lemon 1 tablespoon chopped […]

Crispy Brussels Sprouts with Pickled Red Onions

Crispy Brussels Sprouts with Pickled Red Onions Ingredients 1 small or 1/2 large red onion quartered and sliced thinly 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon peppercorns 1 cup white vinegar approximately 1 cup boiling water 1 lb. brussels sprouts- washed trimmed, and halved (or quartered, if large) […]

Honey Roasted Carrots

Honey Roasted Carrots Ingredients 1 pound small carrots peeled and trimmed 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons honey salt and pepper to taste cooking spray Optional garnish: chopped parsley Instructions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a sheet pan with foil and coat with cooking spray. Place the carrots […]

Chicken Santa Fe

Chicken Santa Fe Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts I prefer to use thin cut breasts 2 teaspoons taco seasoning 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 3/4 cup canned black beans rinsed and drained 1/3 cup diced red bell pepper 1/3 cup corn kernels thawed if frozen […]

The Best Refried Beans Ever

The Best Refried Beans Ever Ingredients 2 slices of bacon 1/2 onion diced 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper or less, if you prefer mild spice 1 can or 1.5 cups cooked pinto beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup chicken stock/broth or veggie stock, or water 1/4 cup […]

15 Minute Egg Drop Soup (better than take-out!)

15 Minute Egg Drop Soup (better than take-out!) Ingredients 4-5 cups chicken stock 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger or 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon garlic powder salt and pepper to taste 2 heaping tablespoons cornstarch 5 eggs 1 cup frozen corn 2-3 scallions chopped 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil […]