30 Minute Meals

These 30 minute meals are perfect for the busy cook who doesn’t have a lot of time to spend on meal prep. They may be quick, but they have all the flavor in the world.

Broccoli and Bacon Salad

Broccoli and Bacon Salad

Printable Recipe:  Broccoli and Bacon Salad Looking for a great salad for a barbeque or pot luck supper? This broccoli and bacon salad is hard to top. The salad is so easy to make and the bacon and cheese will please even the fussiest of vegetable eaters.  I served this tonight with my Loaded baked…

Chicken Piccata with Artichoke hearts

Cihicken Piccata with Articdhokes and Capers

Printable recipe:  Chicken Piccata with Artichoke hearts Capers & Lemon Garlic Sauce My daughter used to work at Ragazzi’s Italian restaurant here in Raleigh, NC.   My husband and I often used to dine there and one of his favorite dishes was chicken piccata. I have come up with my version of this dish and this…

Vegan Coconut Oil Banana Nut Muffins

Vegan Banana Walnut Muffins

These vegan muffins with coconut oil and bananas are light and delicious and contain no cow’s milk or butter so they are perfect for vegans.  But my meat eating husband loves them too.  They are full of flavor and have great texture.  You won’t believe there are no eggs in them! They make the perfect…

Shrimp with Garlic and Parsley

Grilled shrimp with garlic and parsley

This recipe for Garlic Parsley Shrimp in a white wine sauce is perfect for a busy week night when you don’t have a lot of time.  Prep is quick and it will be on the table in a flash. It will become one of your favorite quick shrimp recipes. If you are looking for easy appetizers…