Garlic Green Beans

It’s hard to come up with sides sometimes, when I was a kid when my parents asked me what veggie I wanted I always said peas, I liked them so much one of my nicknames my dad gave me was “pea girl.” So as an adult I try and mix it up a little. This…

Chicken and Green Pepper

As you all well know I like to make things from scratch because I love cooking and I love to improve on things. Every so often however I run across something premade that is good and makes my life easier. This is an example of one of those times. I am a big fan of…

Shredded Beef Tacos

Since we buy half a cow every year I have tons of beef in my freezer, one of the cuts I don’t use too often is chuck roast mainly because my husband isn’t a big fan of stews and roasts (crazy I know!!). So needless to say I needed to think of something that I…

Pepper Stuffed Pork Loin

Pork loins are hard to cook because they are very easy to dry out. I wanted to come up with some kind of recipe that would help prevent that…. Ingredients: Pork Loin (the one I used was a little under 2 pounds but you can use whatever size) ½ cup honey ¼ cup dark brown…

Interesting Facts Vol. 1

So if you have some free time on your hands and want to fill your brain with some interesting facts here you go! Knowledge is power, right? That’s what school house rock says and I believe it. Who knows one day you may end up on Jeopardy…if so I require a shout out please and…

Creamy Chicken and Bacon Pasta

What makes this recipe great is there are just a handful of ingredients so as long as you have cream in your refrigerator more than likely you have the other ingredients. Ingredients 1 box of penne (or whatever type of pasta tickles your fancy) 2-4 pieces of bacon 1 large chicken breast ¼ cup butter…

Fried Pork Chops

Who doesn’t like fried food?? It is my weakness in life, I try to not love it so much but I can’t help it…that said, here is my fried pork chop recipe! Ingredients 6 boneless pork chops ¼ cup cornmeal 1 cup flour 1 tbsp black pepper 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. onion powder…

Chicken or Beef Enchiladas

I have been making enchiladas recently because my husband tried some my dad made and now has become obsessed. I have done beef and chicken so I will tell you how to make either of them. This is a super easy and really cheap meal to make. Ingredients: Tortillas (around 10) 1 lb ground beef…

South West Egg Rolls

I am a big fan of traditional cabbage egg rolls, then my sister in law introduced me to the world of southwest egg rolls and my brain exploded! Hers are soooo good I had to try it for myself, the only difference between hers and mine are I add chicken and I’m sure the spices…

Beef Stir Fry

Another simple dinner idea if you are struggling to come up with something!! You can use whatever kind of veggies you like or whatever you have. In this one, I used onions, carrots, and broccoli. Ingredients Lean beef Veggies (whatever you fancy) ¼ cup soy sauce 1 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp honey ½ tbsp….