Crock Pot Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

Slow cooker pork tenderloin has a surprise combination of spices including barbecue sauce mixed with our favorite spices and cooked until tender. Caramelized Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa – topped with sriracha mayo, obviously! Quick and easy to make! Naturally gluten free. Start with the tacos, though, okay? Sizzle up that meat and chop upContinue reading “Crock Pot Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa”

Baked Maryland Lump Crab Cake with Feta

A summer in Maryland staple, these crab cakes made from fresh lump crab meat and Old Bay are authentic and easy to prepare. Now – I am not from Maryland, but Maryland has a special place in my heart. Every summer, my family gathers in Ocean City for majority of the season. We all hitContinue reading “Baked Maryland Lump Crab Cake with Feta”

Spicy Shrimp with Mashed Butternut Squash and Garlic Kale

Tender-sweet shrimp and garlicky kale over mashed squash. The most DELICIOUS fake-fancy weeknight/end dinner! This spicy / creamy / green combination is pretty dang delicious.  They don’t have to be SPICY spicy – they could just be very well-seasoned. We like SPICY spicy, but feel free to use as much spices as you desire. AndContinue reading “Spicy Shrimp with Mashed Butternut Squash and Garlic Kale”

Creamy Pumpkin ‘Pasta’ with Garlic Kale

Now I know it isn’t Fall – in fact it’s another cold April Day in Connecticut. “April Showers brings May Flowers” – right?? The story behind this dish is that I had a can of pumpkin in the back of my pantry and wanted to create a nice warm sauce for Sunday dinner. Creamy PumpkinContinue reading “Creamy Pumpkin ‘Pasta’ with Garlic Kale”

Smokey Mexican Beef Wedges

A skillet full of Mexican flavor, crispy wedges topped with Mexican Taco meat, peppers, avocado, sour cream and whatever else your heart desires! Smokey Mexican ‘Beef’ Wedges was a hit over here! We are a huge fan of Mexican anything over here. Remember the Green Chicken Chilaquiles? Kinda like a Mexican Lasagna. So, when Taco Tuesday comes around, andContinue reading “Smokey Mexican Beef Wedges”

Chicken Parmesan Zucchini Boats

Stuffed zucchini boats filled with the flavors of chicken parmesan. This low carbohydrate, high protein meal will leave you feeling satisfied! Instead of having a fried piece of chicken on a bed of pasta, this recipe calls for sautéed ground chicken served in hollowed out zucchini.  It gets the chicken parmesan essence from mixing pasta sauce intoContinue reading “Chicken Parmesan Zucchini Boats”