Recipes

Ancho Chili Chicken Thighs and Fajita Veggies!

Question: What do you do when you crave smoky, zesty south-of-the-border flavors like cumin and ancho chili pepper but want an alternative to dumping all those spices into a big vat of chili? Answer: Ancho chili chicken thighs!!   I found a great recipe on thestayathomechef.com which features such delectable […]

Turkey Meatloaf

What is more important on a cold, rainy, snowy day than eating meatloaf? The answer is nothing! NOTHING IS MORE IMPORTANT!!   A big problem with meatloaf is that is deceptively carb-y since most recipes call for a metric effing TON of breadcrumbs. BUT if you sub out the breadcrumbs […]

Instant Pot Cashew Chicken

One thing I’ve really missed now that I do my best to lay off the sugar is Chinese food with those thick, flavorful sauces. The thing that makes many of those dishes so delish is that they’re full of sugar and let’s face it – we don’t roll like that […]

Oven-Baked Baby Back Ribs

Being from Kansas City, ribs are a HUGE deal for me. They’re part of our culture and we take eating them VERY seriously! This was a HUGE challenge for me as I’ve never made ribs before and certainly never in the oven. It’s not something that you can just whip […]

Chicken Alfredo with Zucchini Ribbons

Being #NSNG, I missed chicken Alfredo SO FREAKING MUCH. But then I realized…why don’t I just swap out the fettuccini for zucchini ribbons which are flat instead of spaghetti-like (and they’re so much easier to make! You literally just peel the zucchini with a peeler until the core resembles a […]