• KETO Chicken Enchilada Soup

    Yesterday here in SE Texas was cold, rainy and just generally yucky.  Anytime it is like that I start craving soup… and yesterday it was all about Chicken Enchilada Soup.        One Pot Dinner Not only is this soup perfect for a cold day but it is also perfect for the busiest of nights.  The soup is made all in one pot and done in under 30 minutes… yes all done in under 30 minutes. It starts with veggies and ends with cheese, does it get any better? Yes, it is KETO friendly I took a “break” from my KETO journey for the holidays and honestly I am not 100%…

  • Creamy Chicken and Cauliflower Rice Casserole

    Ok everyone…Today is THE DAY.  Today is the day that I started my KETO journey.  And today is also the FIRST time I have ever had cauliflower rice…it is a VERY BIG DAY peeps! So why KETO? There are 2 main reason why I am jumping onto the keto train.  First is for me.  I have always struggled with my weight and in the last year I have become even more motivated to get it under control, being back in the dating world will do that to you.  I have a really good friend who started this journey a few months ago and has had tremendous success, I am so…

  • Salsa Verde Chicken & Rice

    I am a BIG, BIG casserole fan.  It is not only me though, my whole family loves a good casserole.  One of our favorites was always chicken & rice but this updated version might be our new favorite.        Spicing it up a bit To add a little something extra to this this chicken & rice casserole I added in salsa verde, sour cream and chili powder.  Yes… salsa verde, sour cream and chili powder.  It adds a little heat and some extra creaminess making this casserole a little something extra.  Don’t worry though it is not super spicy… just a little bit of heat. Super Easy To make this…

  • Spinach & Cheese Chicken Bake

    Quick and easy dinners are a must especially when it is back to school time and this Spinach and Cheese Chicken Bake is not only quick and easy but it is DELICIOUS as well! Quick and Easy This chicken dish is so quick and easy.  Start to finish you can dinner on the table in under 45 minutes…which is perfect for the busiest of nights.  With only a few ingredients you can create a delicious dinner…chicken, spinach, cream cheese, mozzarella and a few spices.  It really is just that easy. Layer it up Once your spinach is wilted and the cream cheese is room temperature (or softened) it is time…

  • Instant Pot Chicken Alfredo

    It is no secret that I am a BIG, BIG fan of my Instant Pot.  I use it at least once a week and I have yet to be disappointed.   Especially as we move into school days and fall my Instant Pot will be my go to kitchen tool … especially for this quick and easy Chicken Alfredo. Done in no time Start to finish you can have dinner on the table in under 45 minutes and everyone is sure to love it.  It all starts with browning the chicken and then you add in the pasta with he liquid and before you know it you have a complete…

  • Chicken Flautus

    A few weeks ago I got to spend the week with some of my favorite people.  We fished, cooked and hung out and it was AMAZING!  One of the dishes that my sweet friend Shannon made were these Chicken Flautus and they were so good I have to share them with you. It all started here… To make these flautus super special Shannon made her own version of Rotel that the chicken would eventually soak up.  Honestly I thought she was crazy to make her own and questioned why she wasn’t just using the favorite canned version but she assured me I would understand once I tasted it and she…

  • Instant Pot Whole Chicken

    Are you a fan of the rotisserie chickens from the grocery store?  I am.  I usually get one or two a week and use them in everything from chicken salad to enchiladas to a wrap.  As much as I love buying them at the store I love this Instant Pot Chicken even more. I can use whatever seasoning I want, even the salt free Traders Joe’s seasoning.  Trust me it is AMAZING! Options…. Options… and more Options The beauty of making your own whole chicken, instead of depending on the grocery store, you can create your own flavor.  Recently my dad spent sometime in the hospital and it was determined…

  • Skillet Lemon Chicken

    I don’t know about you but during the heat of summer i just don’t want to spend a ton of time in the kitchen, but I still want to put delicious dinners on the table … well I have the perfect recipe for this summer, Skillet Lemon Chicken. All in one skillet Yes you read that right….the chicken and sauce are all made in one skillet, start to finish.  The beauty of one skillet is that the flavors are going to build on one another without a lot of extra ingredients and there is one one pan to clean up at the end.   I am a big, big fan…

  • One Pot Cajun Pasta

    I just don’t think you can ever have too many one pot meals in your arsenal of recipes.  It is even better when the one pot meal is loaded with TONS of flavor, cheese and is super easy. One pot…thats all The beauty of this dish is that with everything being cooked in the same pot the flavors just keep building as you continue cooking, giving this dish a TON of flavor.  First you start with the chicken, spices then the sausage and then comes the cream and pasta.   Everything comes together perfectly and then you stir in the cheese to finish off this super easy meal. OH the…

  • Easy Skillet Roasted Chicken

    School is winding down, summer is just around the corner.  The days are nice and long, and filled with everything possible, and the last place we want to be is stuck in the kitchen when everyone else is having fun.  I completely understand and I have the perfect dinner option for you… Easy Skillet Roasted Chicken. Done is 30 minutes or less When it is warm outside I don’t want to be in the kitchen for a long period of time, but I also want a good dinner on the table.  Well, this chicken is quick, easy and will get you in and out of the kitchen in less than…