Category: Food

Easy Chicken Recipes

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf. Starting this blog years ago was one of the best decisions ever. I have made so many recipes over the years, and it is excellent that there is one place where they can be found at any time.…
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Crab Fried Rice

Remember my Health Chicken Fried Rice recipe (search my Food tab)? Well, I put a spin on it with this Crab Fried Rice creation. It is super easy for seafood lovers, and it is definitely a hit for my family. This also makes the perfect leftovers. Ingredients Directions

Yummy Pumpkin Cookie Cakes

I heard a pumpkin a day keeps the goblins away. Changing leaves and cool air calls for some warm, delicious cookie cakes. Make these yummy pumpkin cookie cakes with your family this week. They are calling your name. Ingredients: Directions:

Red Thai-Curry Chicken

My family loves chicken thighs. I like marinating them in homemade jerk, Korean, BBQ, lemon pepper, or a southern seasoning. I also like them fried, baked, grilled, and pan-seared. While at Walmart one day, I saw this Red Thai Curry Asian packet. It looked interesting, so I tried it. I added green beans and water…
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Peanut Butter Balls

These yummy energy balls are a must in the Phillips household. I found this recipe online last year and have made them a few times a month. Each time we make them, we add something different. We add mini M&M’s, raisins, or nuts instead of chocolate chips. I also put one cup of oats instead…
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Homemade Sticky Sweet Treats

Yummy, simple, and sticky. MJ and Khaleb helped me make this twist on our monthly energy balls. These are easy to make and make great snacks when refrigerated. Add these Sticky Sweet Treats to your weekend plans. Ingredients: Directions: 1. Combine all listed ingredients into a large bowl. Ensure ingredients are well combined. 2. Use…
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Homemade Shredded Chicken Chili

No matter what season, I could make this delicious chili year-round. Add some fresh ingredients like avocado, cilantro, or sour cream, and my goodness. You have some yummy, cozy, flavorful chili that is sure to have leftovers. Ingredients: – 1 cooked rotisserie chicken, shredded without skin (I picked up one from Walmart, which was really…
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Chicken Jalapeno Popper Bowl

Our family loves grilled food. Michael and I probably grill two to three times a week. One of my favorite things to grill is bacon-wrapped jalapeno poppers. After experimenting with some leftover grilled Korean marinated chicken (https://itsabusylife.com/korean-grilled-chicken-thighs/), this was born. Ingredients: 1 cup chopped chicken, cooked 2 ounces cream cheese 1 tbsp sour cream 1/4…
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Inexpensive Valentine’s Day (Couples and Family Edition)

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” Valentine’s Day is this month. The day of love and all things Valentine’s in Target, Walmart, Walgreens, CVS, and every grocery store in the world. Heck, they could not wait to slay the…
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Garlic Butter Mussels

Whenever we eat out at an Italian restaurant, the first thing I look for on the appetizer menu is mussels. They are an acquired taste like oysters. If the sauce is flavorful, you cannot go wrong. Ingredients: 1 and 1/2 pound of mussels 1/2 cup dry white whine 1/4 cup chopped roma tomato 2 tbsp…
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Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

This is one of the easiest yet flavorful chicken recipes that I make. It is even a hit with the pickiest of eaters. You can even swap out the chicken for shrimp if you do not eat chicken. Ingredients: 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 lb fettuccine pasta 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup grated…
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Easy Strawberry Dessert

This is an easy no-bake dessert that Khaleb and MJ can literally make themselves. Since strawberries are included, I figured this would be a perfect time to share this guilt-free Valentine’s dessert. I love strawberries, so I added extra to each layer. Let me know what you think. Ingredients: 6 cups of whipped cream, sweetened…
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