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…

Chicken with Summer Veggies and Garlic Butter Sauce

OMGeeeeeee. Y’all. Do you know how hard it is to find orecchiette? Thank you, Kroger! I love the little ears and how they are tiny little soup bowls to hold tiny little bits of goodness in your dish. I’ve also been craving some fresh and crispy vegetables. I can finally sleep tonight (sarcasm). This is…

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…

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…

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…

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…