Egg Drop Soup

Egg Drop Soup

I’ve always thought that Egg Drop Soup was a classic Asian recipe, but then I visited a Chinese restaurant in Canada and they had absolutely no clue what Egg Drop Soup was! So maybe it’s an American-ized Chinese dish?? I’m not really sure. All I know is that it’s a delicious soup that my kids could eat by the gallon. Needless to say, I make this recipe a lot. Egg drop soup is a thickened chicken broth that’s seasoned with {Read More}

Grilled Chicken and Wild Rice Soup + Motivation

Grilled Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

I was compensated by Tyson Foods to produce this post. We’re a little more than halfway through January now and some of us have made resolutions and goals for 2014 to live a healthier and more fulfilling life. How are you doing so far? Are you hanging in there? Maybe you are like me, and need that constant motivation from friends cheering you on and coaches giving you little tips and advice all along the way? I know that those {Read More}

Easy French Onion Soup Recipe

Easy French Onion Soup Recipe

If you love that delicious bakery style French Onion Soup, then you’ll love this quick and Easy French Onion Soup Recipe! It’s so easy to throw this warming bowl of cheesy goodness together that you’ll be making it all winter long! If you’re not familiar with French Onion Soup, it’s caramelized onions that are infused with thyme in a beef broth. Then it’s topped with crusty bread and cheese then quickly broiled in the oven to get a melty gooey {Read More}

Roasted Corn and Potato Chowder

Roasted Corn and Potato Chowder

Now that the weather is shifting into cold, crisp evenings, nothing sounds better than a hearty bowl of soup to warm up the body. I have been making this Roasted Corn and Potato Chowder on frigid nights since last winter. I found a recipe in The Pioneer Woman Cookbook, and have adapted it to my family’s liking. And we likey. I’m obsessed with oven roasted corn and potatoes. When the corn kernels are roasted they have a lightly charred outer {Read More}

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup

Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup

Back when I was a server at Chili’s I would constantly serve people their Chicken Enchilada Soup and enjoy a bowl for myself at the end of my shift. I loved squeezing the sour cream on top of each bowl, it made me feel pretty cool. It’s by far one of my favorite bowls of soup. It’s creamy, just a tad spicy, and full of robust flavors. I only ever worked the night shifts, so I was never in the {Read More}

Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Cowboy Caviar {15 minute dinner}

Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken

I’m head-over-heels in love with this Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken. It’s quick, easy and so. dang. tasty. When you pair it with the scrumptious Cowboy Caviar, it’s a complete meal that’s ready in 15 minutes! Pinch yourself. This is real. A couple months ago my husband took some raw jalapeños and charred them on my cast iron skillet. The flavor was incredible. – Smoky, spicy, and a tad sweet. I was smitten. I knew it would work perfectly with these {Read More}

Zesty Chipotle Chopped Chicken Salad

Zesty Chipotle Chopped Chicken Salad

I’m completely in love with every aspect of this Zesty Chipotle Chopped Chicken Salad. It’s full of bright colors, loaded with healthy veggies, packed with flavor, and made in 15 minutes {for an easy weeknight meal}! The dressing is a simple sour cream based dressing that is infused with lime and chipotle chile peppers. If you can’t handle the heat, just reduce the amount of peppers you add. My favorite part about a chopped salad is how all the ingredients {Read More}

Chili Lime Broiled Chicken Thighs with Pineapple Cucumber Salad

Dinner in 15 minutes! Chili-Lime Broiled Chicken Thighs with Pineapple Cucumber Salad!

It’s time for another 15 minute dinner recipe. That’s right! A full, delicious meal, done and ready to eat in 15 minutes! Let’s do this!! Chili Lime Broiled Chicken Thighs with Pineapple Cucumber Salad… It’s hot outside. I know this. You know this. So while this meal requires the use of your oven’s broiler, it’s only 13 minutes, and then you can shut ‘er down. The bold and zippy flavor of the crispy skinned chicken thighs pair PERFECTLY with the {Read More}

Sweet BBQ Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

Sweet BBQ Shredded Chicken Sandwiches - Vote for this recipe by @iwashyoudry here: http://on.fb.me/1aR99jW

I am so excited to announce that I have been asked to participate in a recipe contest for Smart Balance!! 20 fantastic food bloggers were chosen to create some mouthwatering dishes with their choice of Smart Balance product. I NEED YOUR HELP TO WIN! I created this lip smacking good Sweet BBQ Shredded Chicken Sandwich, and if my recipe is VOTED BY YOU to 1st place, then I could win a year long contract (worth $5000) with Smart Balance! Want to {Read More}

Avocado Citrus Salad with Lime Poppy Seed Dressing

Avocado & Citrus Salad with Lime Poppy Seed Dressing

Last weekend I had the pleasure of going to California to learn all about those one-of-a-kind California Avocados. … but I will have to wait till next month to tell you all about it. {oh the suspense} For now, I have one irresistible Avocado Citrus Salad with Lime Poppy Seed Dressing to share with you. A sweet way to enjoy a California Avocado is by pairing it with some citrus. The avocado adds a creamy texture to this sweet summer salad. {Read More}