Microwave Chicken Bowls Made at Home – Perfect for Lunch All Week

Microwave Chicken Bowls Made at Home – Perfect for Lunch All Week

  While I don’t work in a regular office, working from home I still have to eat lunch. Plus my DIL is here at home for lunch as well and will soon be entering the work force full time and will need lunch to take to work with her. We buy frozen microwave meals often for our lunches but they are kind of expensive and you cannot adjust what is … Continue Reading →
Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Celebrate a Sweet Cinco de Mayo (Family Features) Cinco de Mayo is, officially, a holiday celebrating Mexico’s victory over France in the 1862 Battle of Puebla. In the U.S., where it is actually celebrated with more gusto than in its native country, the holiday has become a celebration of Mexican heritage and culture. The holiday also provides a great excuse to make irresistible Mexican-inspired recipes for entertaining and, of course, … Continue Reading →
Weber Grill Restaurant and Academy Cooking Class – It Rocked!

Weber Grill Restaurant and Academy Cooking Class – It Rocked!

Last week Hubby and I were invited to attend a class at the new Weber Grill Restaurant and Academy that just opened here in St. Louis. The class we attending was Charcoal and Gas Grilling 101 and it rocked! If you are a regular reader of my blog you know that we grill quite often in the Wright household, but even so Hubby and I both learned quite a bit … Continue Reading →
Bacon Cheeseburger Soup in the Slow Cooker

Bacon Cheeseburger Soup in the Slow Cooker

Hubby found a recipe for bacon cheeseburger soup last week and sent it to me on Facebook. It is rare for him to send me recipes and so even though I wasn’t sure if I would like this bacon cheeseburger soup I decided to make it for him. I’m really glad I did because it is delicious! Also, I adore soup and could eat it every day, even in the … Continue Reading →
Day Boat Cod with Melted Tomatoes and Shaved Fennel and Orange Salad

Day Boat Cod with Melted Tomatoes and Shaved Fennel and Orange Salad

Day Boat Cod with Melted Tomatoes and Shaved Fennel and Orange Salad (Family Features) It may sound contrary to your healthy eating plan, but the human body actually needs some types of fat for heart and brain health. One common source is cooking oil, such as olive oil. This recipe for cod with melted tomatoes and shaved fennel and orange salad combines healthy olive oil, fish, fruits and veggies all … Continue Reading →
Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Tonight’s dinner was one of the best tasting soups I have ever made, Chicken Tortilla Soup! YUM YUM YUM! The original recipe I saw on Sara Moulton’s Weeknight Meals show on PBS for Charred Tomato, Chicken and Tortilla Soup. I adjusted it a bit, of course, but wow was this good! If you have never watched her show, you should. I have tried many of her recipes and love them … Continue Reading →
Barbecue Chicken Nachos

Barbecue Chicken Nachos

There are lots of big football viewing parties happening this time of year and nachos are a snack everyone loves. How about changing things up though and trying these barbecue chicken nachos instead? I’m going to give you the base recipe for the bbq chicken nachos, but you can of course customize them any way you like. Don’t be afraid to try new and different combinations of toppings either, barbecue … Continue Reading →
Sweet Potato and Chorizo Hash with Poached Eggs Recipe

Sweet Potato and Chorizo Hash with Poached Eggs Recipe

I seem to be a bit infatuated with different types of hash these days. Not the canned corned beef hash, that Hubby loves, but real homemade hash of different types. Tonight I tried to make something new, a sweet potato and chorizo hash, served with poached eggs. Before today I had never used chorizo in a recipe, but I see it all the time on cooking shows and I thought … Continue Reading →
Pomegranate Stuffed Pork Loin Roast, Jeweled Couscous and Roasted Green Beans RECIPE

Pomegranate Stuffed Pork Loin Roast, Jeweled Couscous and Roasted Green Beans RECIPE

We are in the midst of the holiday season and many of us will be hosting dinners for our family and friends. The recipe I have created today is an entire meal for you that is as delicious tasting as it is festive in appearance. Pomegranates add a burst of flavor and pop of color to the entire dinner.   I created this recipe with Smithfield All Natural Fresh Pork … Continue Reading →
Balsamic Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Shallots and Mashed Potatoes

Balsamic Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Shallots and Mashed Potatoes

We eat a lot of pork in our house and pork tenderloin is one of our very favorite things. Smithfield All Natural Pork was the base for this family favorite recipe for autumn today. You can find Smithfield All Natural Fresh Pork products, like the pork tenderloin, at Walmart. Disclosure: I was provided a gift card to purchase the products for this recipe as well as being compensated; recipe and … Continue Reading →