20 Minute Meals

Simple 30 Minute Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli

Simple 30 Minute Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli

G.G.S!  This is how all great homemade Asian inspired dishes start!  Ginger, garlic, scallions (green onions), and it’s delicious every time!  These super easy Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli use the “holy trinity” and are ready in only 30 minutes! Chef David taught me […]

This Simple Grilled Zucchini Makes An Excellent Summer Side Dish

This Simple Grilled Zucchini Makes An Excellent Summer Side Dish

Sometimes the simplest things are the best, and Grilled Zucchini doesn’t get any simpler!  With only THREE ingredients, this recipe is perfect every time and accompanies any and all summer grilling perfectly! Zucchini without a doubt is my absolute favorite vegetable.  I could (and almost […]

This Grilled Sweet Chili Lime Chicken Is One Of The Best Things You’ll Make This Summer!

This Grilled Sweet Chili Lime Chicken Is One Of The Best Things You’ll Make This Summer!

Sweet and spicy Grilled Chili Lime Chicken is one of the best things you’ll make this summer! Maybe saying summer was a little too early here in Colorado, but summer is just around the corner (we hope), so I wanted to share this recipe with […]

Make Mom’s Day!  Easy 3-Ingredient BBQ Chicken Skewers Make The Perfect Mother’s Day Dinner!

Make Mom’s Day! Easy 3-Ingredient BBQ Chicken Skewers Make The Perfect Mother’s Day Dinner!

Spring has sprung!  Kinda… This last weekend here in Denver was snowy… But, it didn’t stop us from grilling!  BBQ chicken is one of my favorite things to grill, but cooking a chicken breast on the grill can be kinda tricky which is why I […]

Use Up Your Leftovers With This Simple Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Use Up Your Leftovers With This Simple Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

This easy Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole is ready in about 45 minutes!  But if you’re using leftover chicken, cut that time in half!  This casserole is so simple and will make lots of happy plates! I know… I know… I’ve been a slacker.  I feel […]

Grilled Green Chili and Pepper Jack Cheeseburger

Grilled Green Chili and Pepper Jack Cheeseburger

I’m not usually a cheeseburger fan, but there is a place here in Colorado called Smash Burger that has changed my mind about burgers!  This isn’t a post about Smash Burger – although if they wanted to give me free burgers or something for a […]

Your New Go To Weeknight Dinner!  30-Minute Fettuccine Alfredo

Your New Go To Weeknight Dinner! 30-Minute Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo is a guilty pleasure!  It’s another one of the first things that D.J. made me, and it’s such a guilty pleasure, you’ll forget all about the calories, and just dive into the creamy cheesy pasta without any guilt.  This 30-Minute Fettuccine Alfredo will […]

This Make Ahead Breakfast Will Blow Your Mind!  This is The BEST French Toast You’ve Ever Had!

This Make Ahead Breakfast Will Blow Your Mind! This is The BEST French Toast You’ve Ever Had!

D.J. has been at it again in the kitchen.  He is my breakfast King, mostly because I hate mornings and would rather stay in bed drinking coffee rather than being alert to the real world, and this week he took breakfast to another level with […]

Keep Getting Lucky and Use Your Leftovers For These Easy and Delicious Rueben Sandwiches

Keep Getting Lucky and Use Your Leftovers For These Easy and Delicious Rueben Sandwiches

The other day I talked about how Corned Beef and Cabbage was one of my favorites and asked why we only have it once a year, but the truth is, we make Corned Beef and Cabbage for the leftovers and for Ruebens! If you’ve been […]

This Recipe Will Make You Permanently Ditch The Can!  Quick and Easy Homemade Creamed Corn

This Recipe Will Make You Permanently Ditch The Can! Quick and Easy Homemade Creamed Corn

This quick and easy Homemade Creamed Corn recipe will make you permanently ditch the can. It only has 6 ingredients and is ready in about 25 minutes – just the amount of time it takes you to cook dinner! I always LOVED creamed corn as a kid, […]

My Go To Cheese Sauce for Almost Everything!  Easy Chile Con Queso Recipe

My Go To Cheese Sauce for Almost Everything! Easy Chile Con Queso Recipe

Making the perfect homemade Chile Con Queso is something that I have been trying to do for a while.  And after countless bowls of queso, some better than others, I have finally figured out the key to making the perfect Chile Con Queso Dip. Chile Con […]

Make Ahead and Freeze For A Quick and Easy Dinner Solution – Green Chili Quesadillas

Make Ahead and Freeze For A Quick and Easy Dinner Solution – Green Chili Quesadillas

Remember that awesome Colorado Style Green Chili from a couple weeks ago?  I used it to smother breakfast burritos, just as chili itself and to make these quick and easy Green Chili Quesadillas. I wasn’t lying when I said in Colorado, we smother/serve everything with […]

A 30 Minute Kid Friendly Dinner For Busy Weeknights!  Creamy Chicken, Broccoli and Bacon Pasta

A 30 Minute Kid Friendly Dinner For Busy Weeknights! Creamy Chicken, Broccoli and Bacon Pasta

A 30 minute kid-friendly dinner with pasta, cheese AND bacon.  What’s not to love?  Creamy Chicken, Broccoli and Bacon Pasta is a recipe that will have everyone coming back for seconds! This was a last minute recipe inspired by Anthony.  D.J. surprised me with a […]

A Simple Side Dish With Hidden Veggies!  Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Carrots Recipe

A Simple Side Dish With Hidden Veggies! Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Carrots Recipe

I love sneaking in more veggies to my meals. These mashed sweet potatoes do just that.  By boiling a couple carrots with your sweet potatoes, you can add another serving of veggies and no one will even know they are there! Sweet Potatoes are special […]

A Healthy 20 Minute Weeknight Dinner Your Family Will Love!  Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

A Healthy 20 Minute Weeknight Dinner Your Family Will Love! Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Quick, easy and delicious!  These 20 Minute Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps make the perfect weeknight meal, and the leftovers (if there are any) make a great lunch throughout the week!  We call them Lettuce Tacos in our house, and they always impress.  What makes Asian […]

Make Mornings Easy!  How To Cook Bacon In The Oven

Make Mornings Easy! How To Cook Bacon In The Oven

There are so many ways to cook bacon; in a skillet, on a griddle, in the microwave, deep fried, but the best way of all is to bake it in the oven!  If you’ve ever wondered how diners have that perfectly flat and crispy bacon, […]