Beer Can Chicken On a Smoker

Smoker Beer Can Chicken Here is the perfect recipe for a juicy and flavorful chicken on the Traeger or your smoker. Make an entire chicken right on the Traeger with a stand and a can of beer or a sprite or Fresca! Beer can chicken or in our home “sprite chicken” is one of our families family meals! It’s seriously SO delicious! Here are some of our families other favorite ways to eat chicken: sheet pan Kung Pao chicken  | chicken mozzarella and prosciutto bundles, | cornflake chicken tenders. Are you sick of cooking things inside the house? Looking for …

Salmon Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

Salmon Tacos with pineapple salsa This post was sponsored by Kroger and High Liner Foods. All opinions expressed in the post are my own and not those of The Kroger Co. My family absolutely loves seafood. Especially salmon! Ever since my four children were babies, I have fed them fish. Such a healthy alternative to other proteins and also helps introduce my children to other varieties of foods.  One of my favorite things about salmon is how it always leaves me satisfied when finished and not full and bloated. So when I saw this Sea Cuisine Honey Chipotle Salmon at …

Loaded Chopped BBQ Pulled Pork Salad

Loaded Chopped BBQ Pulled Pork Salad Layers and layers of yummy toppings in this bbq pulled pork salad. From pulled pork, cilantro, tomatoes, corn, black beans, cucumbers, onions, and topped with fried jalapeño and fried onions. This is one of my families favorite salads. Whether it is to bring to a bbq, a family gathering, or just enjoying together around the dinner table it is a winner! If you love bbq this is the perfect recipe to follow for a healthy afternoon or dinner meal. This recipe can also be super versatile and with all of the different flavors it …

The Ultimate Cinco De Mayo Food

It’s Cinco de Mayo food time, and being an Arizona native eating Mexican food and tacos starts practically from birth!   The perfect meal always starts with a salsa and dip bar! Here are a few of my very favorite salsas to make, eat and serve!   Sweet Green Salsa  I can eat an entire bag of chips with this sweet green salsa and it is perfect to add to your Cinco de Mayo food list! It is so simple to make sometimes the canned tomatillos can be harder to find. So I stock up on Amazon to always have …

Country Fried Steak

Country Fried Steak Comfort food like country fried steak, is there anything better?! There is nothing like a plate of southern style food to bring all the feels. My son Remington loves steak. Of all kinds! But the one thing I have a harder time doing is finding new ways to serve steak rather than just grilling or pan searing it. Enter….country fried steak! I try hard to have a variety of proteins or meats each day. Part of this is to introduce my children to new styles of food of all types. Each of my children have gone through …

Honey Lime Mexican Lasagna

Honey Lime Mexican Lasagna The best Mexican lasagna recipe If you have yet to try honey lime chicken you are missing out. This delicious chicken combo uses chili powder and honey to coat your chicken before using it in whatever Mexican recipes you would like! The other night my mom made this chicken mixture for a taco bar we were having and asked if I wanted to take home the leftover meat to make the enchiladas I normally make using this chicken. I grabbed the bag of chicken and headed home but then a few days later as I was …

Loaded Pesto Pasta

Loaded Pesto Pasta Recipe The best loaded pesto pasta recipe is right here! The thing I love most about making pasta dishes is the fact that it is easy to customize for my family! For picky eaters I set a little bit of everything on the side and they them build their own! For the rest of my family who loves it all I load it on up! How to make Loaded Pesto Pasta Season chicken with Italian seasoning and salt and pepper on both sides Then drizzle the olive oil into a cast iron skillet and cook the chicken on …

Basil Prosciutto Grilled Cheese

Basil Prosciutto Grilled Cheese Have you ever wondered how to make the perfect grilled cheese? This basil prosciutto grilled cheese is basically an upgraded, adult version of grilled cheese! How to make a Basil Prosciutto Grilled Cheese Take a loaf of bread and slice it into 1 inch slices. Heat up a skillet or panini maker. Take one side of the bread and spread mayo and then on the other side spread the garlic mayo. Place mayo side down on the skillet. Then place 2 slices of provolone cheese on top of the garlic  butter. Then add a few slices of …

Fall Butternut Squash Tortellini

The Perfect Fall Recipe: Butternut Squash Tortellini How to make Butternut Squash Tortellini Start a pot of water to boil. Grab a skillet and cook the pieces of bacon and then set aside. Then to the same pan add the butternut squash cubes and saute for a few minutes. Add the tablespoon of butter if you would like! Cook the tortellini according to the directions on the back. Once they are cooked grab a slotted spoon with holes and scoop the pasta straight into the butternut squash. Stir until combined. Then add the pasta sauce and simmer for another 2 minutes. …

Juicy Lime Cilantro Chicken Tacos

Juicy Lime Cilantro Chicken Tacos Recipe How to make lime cilantro chicken tacos To make lime cilantro chicken tacos, first take the chicken thighs and put in a container. Drizzle the lime juice and the olive oil all over the chicken and then rub in it. Then take the spices and sprinkle evenly on top of the side of the chicken thighs with the skin. Rub it in and then place in the fridge to marinade for 30 mins to an hour. After the chicken marinades then you can either toss the chicken thighs on the grill or grab a …