Tag: easy meals

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

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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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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Homemade Chimichurri

I first tasted chimichurri in 2014 on a date night in Augusta, Georgia. It was at a nice restaurant with steak and crispy potatoes. It was refreshing, bright, a little tangy, and downright delicious. It took us about four times to perfect this recipe, but my husband and I got it right this time. You…
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Baked Maple Pepper Salmon

A while ago, I tried package salmon and got sick. One Sunday, during a grocery shopping trip, I spotted a honey pepper packaged salmon. I was so tempted to buy it but didn’t want to risk getting sick again. My husband said to me, “I know you can make that.” So after lots of trial…
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Taco Bell Copycat Crunch Wrap

Over the years, we’ve weaned ourselves from fast food places. One breakfast we really enjoyed was Taco Bell’s AM Crunch Wrap. We no longer eat Taco Bell, but wanted to recreate the Crunch Wrap whenever we want. I’ve been making this for my oldest son at least twice a week for the past 3 months.…
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Korean Beef and Rice

This is one of my favorite “I don’t have much time, but I need something yummy” meals. The boys love this with jasmine rice, and I add sesame seeds and lots of green onion to mine. Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef 2 cups brown or white rice, cooked 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce 1/4 cup…
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Easy Cheese Board

My husband and I enjoy cheese boards as appetizers at some of our favorite dining establishments. Creating our own board with all of our favorite ingredients is an easy way to have the same belly joy in the comfort of our own home. Ingredients: 1-2 types of crackers 1-3 types of cheese 1 cup grapes…
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