Sauerkraut and Kielbasa

INGREDIENTS: 1⁄2 cup butter 1 medium onion, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1⁄2 teaspoon ground thyme Salt and pepper, to taste 3 potatoes, peeled and diced (I used small Red Creamer Potatoes 1 (16 ounce) bag sauerkraut, from the deli aisle 1 lb kielbasa, cut into 1/2 inch pieces (two if you’re a sausage lover)…

The Best Ramen

Today my husband and I both woke up not feeling great. We ate out the last two days. Sometimes we do well. Other times our bodies are like, “No.” So today I made Ramen. It’s the best for upset tummies. Aside from Menudo, another favorite of mine! This recipe is phenomenal! I grow Thai Basil….

Jalapeño Popper Chicken

This was an amazing dinner for two! Jalapeño Poppers are my favorite appetizer. Putting it over Chicken?! Amazing. 2 boneless chicken breasts 8 ounces of cream cheese, softened 1 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese 2 jalapeños cut into strips 2 pieces of bacon, chopped 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees 2. In a small lightly…

Best Chicken Marinade

So I love to BBQ. We live in Central California where it’s way too hot. Today we hit 105 degrees. Which means, I do NOT want to turn on my oven. Let’s leave all the heat outside, shall we? This is my go-to Chicken Marinade for those simple summer BBQs: – 1/4 cup Low Sodium…

Pantry Pasta

This is one of my favorite recipes. Mostly because it’s not consistent. You can add or take out anything you do or do not want/have. I always have random ingredients in my freezer, fridge, and pantry that seem to linger. I’ll throw it all together and make a delicious pasta! Here’s mine tonight:

BBQ Chicken Sliders

2 lbs Chicken Breast 1 cup BBQ sauce 1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce 1/4 cup Italian Dressing 1/4 cup Brown Sugar Salt to taste 1 lb Cole Slaw (homemade or store bought) Olive Oil or Non-Stick Cooking Spray Hamburger Buns or Slider Buns In a crockpot, lightly drizzle olive oil or spray it with non stick…

Apple Cider Braised Chicken

• 5 pieces bacon • 2 pounds bone-in chicken quarters • 1 cup potatoes, diced • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 1 teaspoon cinnamon • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper • 3 large carrots, sliced • 1 bundle fresh thyme or rosemary (I have used both) • 2 cups fresh apple…

Peanut Butter and White Chocolate Chip Cookies

• 14 tablespoons unsalted Butter, softened • 1 cup granulated Sugar • ½ cup light Brown Sugar • 2 Eggs • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract • 3 cups All-Purpose Flour • 1/2 tbsp Baking Powder • 1/2 cup melted Peanut Butter • 1/2 tsp Salt • 1 cup White Chocolate Chips 1. Preheat the oven to…

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

• 14 tablespoons unsalted Butter, softened • 1 cup granulated Sugar • ½ cup light Brown Sugar • 2 Eggs • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract • 2½ cups All-Purpose Flour • 1/2 tbsp Baking Powder • 1/2 tsp Salt • 1 1/2 cups Chocolate Chips 1. Preheat the oven to 350 and line a few…

Pulled Pork Sliders 

2 tbsp of minced Garlic 1 Jalapeño 2 Red Bell Peppers Shredded cabbage/carrot mix  1 Can sliced Pineapples (reserve the juice for the meat) 1/2 cup Soy Sauce 2 1/2 lb Pork shoulder or Pork butt Place the pork shoulder, garlic, onion, peppers, jalapeno, pineapple juice, and soy sauce in a slow cooker. Cover and…