Tomato Pesto Grilled Cheese

Oh how I love my panini maker my husband gave it to me for Christmas a few years ago! The other day I was on Pinterest and had pinned a sandwich much like this one. Within hours it had been pinned lots and lots of times. So I searched high and low for a actual recipe but unfortunately nothing came up to go along with the picture I found. So I decided that since I wasn’t the only person intrigued by the picture I took it upon myself to make up a recipe and man was it delicious (and pretty I might add). These …

Cheesy Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

Have you ever wanted to eat enchiladas but then look and in your pantry and have no enchilada sauce! Well look no further here is the best no enchilada sauce enchiladas. It is a homemade enchilada sauce! Made with a rue, green chilies, and sour cream! It is pretty dang yummy! And aren’t too spicy for little kids!   I feel like I have tried 100 different recipes for enchiladas. Some I really like and some not so much. This one turned out to be different then most recipes I have tried. The good thing about these ones is that …

My 3 favorite ways to cook Salmon

Having a Memorial Day BBQ? Want to make something a little different then the regular hot dogs and hamburgers? Grab a salmon filet while your at the store and try out one of my favorite ways to cook Salmon! When my husband and I were dating he went to Alaska to go fishing. He brought home freezers full of halibut and salmon. Lets just say it took us years and years to eat it all! I had to get creative of ways to prepare it. I have tried multiple ways to cook fish. I decided today to share my 3 …

Crockpot Rotisserie Chicken

I purchased a whole chicken planning on boiling it and using the chicken in a few dishes, but instead saw the idea on Pinterest to place it in the crockpot. And of course the recipes that stuck out most to me were the juicy rotisserie ones! So I gave it a try. I looked at about 20 different recipes and took a little from each of them and came up with this one! It was juicy and probably one of the best rotisserie chickens I have ever had! And my husband was shocked to hear that was even made in the …

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe This chicken cordon bleu recipe is a game changer! Try it out for your next dinner and everyone in the family will love it! In my family when its your birthday my mom would let you pick the meal, sides, and dessert the Sunday before your birthday. I remember my sister Savannah picking this meal almost every single time. Recently I have started making it again for my family (at least once a month). It has become one of our favorites and I promise it will become your families too! Need for dinner dishes? Try out these! …

Philly Cheesesteak with Garlic Mayo

I have never made a Philly cheesesteak sandwich before and personally I think i have only had a Philly cheesesteak two or three times before. But decided to make these for my husband one Saturday. They were a hit! These can be used as a dinner too. I think my husband was caught a little off guard when i started whipping these up for lunch (after I made my boys corn dogs because thats one of their favorites this week) But after he tasted it he was so glad that I had made them! Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches Makes 6 mini …

Crockpot Tri-Tip Tacos

    I saw tri-tip on sale at our grocery store and decided to give it a try. First we marinated it and then put it on the grill. And it caught on fire! haha it was still way yummy after we cut off all the burnt edges. So I figured that that probably wasn’t the best way to cook it with the marinade I had tried. The next time I got it I forgot about the “fire incident” and tried it again…same thing happened! So the next time I tried the crockpot. And boy was it good! We just …

Crock Pot Teriyaki Chicken

Crockpot Teriyaki Chicken   Here is how to make this super easy teriyaki chicken right at home in your crockpot or slow cooker with its homemade sauce made from ingredients right in your pantry!   If you like Chinese style dishes you should try my homemade sweet and sour chicken, crockpot beef and broccoli or this sheet pan Kung Pao chicken .     First time I made this recipe I had spent the whole day swimming with my kids and realized when we got home at 3 that I needed to have dinner ready by 6:00 when the husband walked in the …

Honey Lime Enchiladas

These enchiladas are a favorite in our house! And after I make them my husband takes the left over s to work the next day or two! They are yummy and even my little boys ask for seconds! Honey-Lime Chicken Enchiladas 1/4 cup honey (heaping) 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 large chicken breasts, cooked and shredded 12 corn tortillas 1/4 cup lime juice 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups shredded mexican cheese 1 cup heavy cream 1 large can of green enchilada sauce (my favorite is macayo’s) 1 Tablespoon cooking oil Combine honey, lime juice, chili powder and garlic in …

Bacon Carbonara

This dish was a step up from your regular ol’ spagetti or alfredo from a jar pasta dish. But it totally a good week day meal. The sauce is creamy and extra delicious! I didn’t add any chicken to mine, but I am sure it would be great with it too! Bacon Carbonara 1/2 pound bacon 1 small onion, diced 4 mushrooms sliced 1/2 pound pasta sauce: 4 eggs 1/2 cup cream 2/3 cup parmesan (plus extra to sprinkle on top!) 1 teaspoon died parsley 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon Red Pepper flakes (be very careful with …