Chicken Hibachi at Home

Hibachi is delicious. Point blank. Without a flat top grill at home, I have to improvise with a skillet. Cook the rice. Cook the chicken and vegetables. Season it and add sauce. Boom. You’ve got homemade hibachi. Ingredients 8 chicken tenderloins, cut into bite sized pieces 1 green bell pepper, cut into bite sized pieces … Continue reading

Summer Squash Pasta

Serves 2-3 Fresh veggies! What more can you ask for? Here’s a delicious way to celebrate seasonal produce and carbs (OMG who doesn’t love carbs). Ingredients 1 large yellow squash, chopped (about 3 cups) 1 large sweet onion, chopped 1 large tomato, chopped (about 1 cup) 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1/2 cup heavy cream … Continue reading

Chicken and Lima Beans

Serves 8, 1.5 hour cook/prep time One of my favorite, but possibly not aptly celebrated, Cajun dishes is chicken and lima beans. The roux is key. If you don’t know how to conquer a roux, you best come spend the afternoon with me, pay a Cajun to show you how, or place your bets on … Continue reading

Creamy Pesto Chicken and Veggies Just a simple recipe of chicken and fresh summer veggies! I was featured in Chattanooga’s HealthScope Magazine’s April 2019’s 30th anniversary issue! INGREDIENTS  2 Tbsp. cooking oil (olive or canola recommended) 1 Ib. boneless, skinless chicken tenderloins Salt and pepper, to taste 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped 1 Ib. asparagus, ends trimmed, cut in … Continue reading

Veggie Tacos

I wanted to share this recipe that I developed and I have since made it SOOOO many times. I love the idea of having so many vegetables and beans and taking something scary like TVP (textured vegetable protein) and turning it into a delicious meal! Ingredients 1 red, orange, and yellow bell pepper, deseeded and … Continue reading

Creamy Chicken Pesto with Whole Wheat Noodles

  I find my cooking inspirations all over the place. I’ve had whole wheat noodles in the pantry and chicken in the freezer for a while and I needed to do something with them. Ergo. chicken. pesto. pasta. The recipe has it’s basis (chicken, pesto, and pasta) but it just sort of evolved while I was grocery shopping. This … Continue reading