Chicken and Mushroom Skillet

Here is a unique one pot meal for you (unless you count the pot to make the rice in, so just don't do that). The sun dried tomatoes give this dish a nice rustic feel and it's loaded full of veggies with all those tomatoes, onions, and mushrooms. Scoop a little rice into a bowl and top with the chicken mixture and you are set for dinner tonight.   You won't find me whipping up three different … [Read more...]

Roasted Lemon Garlic Shrimp

This post was originally publish on March 21, 2012 I remember the first time I had shrimp. It was popcorn shrimp from Red Lobster. Before then I refused to touch it and for a few years after, popcorn shrimp was the only shrimp I would eat. I have come a long way since then and now shrimp is probably one of my favorite meals. I discovered this roasted lemon garlic shrimp recipe a few months ago … [Read more...]

French Onion and Apple Soup #FamilyDinnerTable #SundaySupper

Once again #SundaySupper has joined forces with American Family Insurance. With the *slightly* cooler weather, I have one thing on the brain. And, that is soup. We are all sharing cheesy recipes this week and of course the one cheesy soup I couldn't get out of my head was a big bowl of French Onion Soup with all of that melty cheese on top. I decided to tweak a classic and add in a bit of apple … [Read more...]

Summer Fruit and Nut Salad

A delicious and healthy salad lightly dressed with a tangy vinaigrette, yes that is the description of one of my favorite meals. I have recently become a salad dressing snob, as in I refuse to eat store bought dressings. The past few months I have been whipping up my own vinaigrette every time I make a salad (at least once a day). There are some days when I am too lazy to whisk together a few … [Read more...]

Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

    Recently someone had mentioned a really good mango and avocado salsa they had made, since then I couldn't get the idea for jerk shrimp tacos with mango salsa out of my head. I had to make some, so I schedule shrimp tacos to appear on our menu last week. I went back and  forth on the jerk seasoning. I already had all the ingredients at home to make up this recipe from Coastal Living … [Read more...]