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Skinny Shrimp Alfredo – Healthy Shrimp & Fettuccine Recipe

This skinny shrimp Alfredo recipe has been slimmed down from the traditional dish to save lots of calories without skimping on the flavor. The sauce is creamy and silky without the need of heavy cream and limiting the cheese gives plenty of taste but a light finish. It is one of my favorite shrimp recipes. …

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Garlic Parsley Shrimp – Spicy Shrimp Recipe (Whole30 – Paleo-Gluten Free)

This spicy garlic parsley shrimp recipe could not be easier to make. It is ready in about 15 minutes but has a rich flavor that makes it perfect as a main course, an easy appetizer, or a decadent salad topping. Prep is quick and the dish will be on the table in a flash. If …

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One Pot Jambalaya Recipe – (Gluten Free) – Chicken Shrimp Sausage Delight

This quick and easy one pot Jambalaya recipe has loads of textures and tastes and a splash of New Orleans flavor! The recipe is gluten free, healthy and features chicken, shrimp and andouille sausages. Perfect for a busy week night meal! Time for some Southern charm in a bowl.  This recipe is sure to make …

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Shrimp Chowder – Bacon Corn Shrimp Bisque with Fresh Thyme

I thought it would be fun to cook up a big batch of shrimp chowder with bacon, corn and fresh thyme to celebrate a national foodie day. It seems that there is a National day for pretty much any food! October 19 is National Seafood Bisque Day.   It is the perfect choice for a …

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Shrimp Recipes – 25+ Simple and Easy Recipe Ideas for Shrimp

Any seafood recipe is a big favorite in our house, but shrimp seems to be the variety that is the most versatile.  It’s great in stir fries or pasta dishes, delicious cooked on the BBQ and special enough for date nights.  These 25 Shrimp Recipes are on the table quickly, easy enough for a busy …

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Patron Pineapple Cocktail – Drinks with Patron – Patron Silver and Citrónge

This Patron pineapple cocktail is like an upgraded margarita with a tropical twist to it. If you are looking for some new drinks with Patron, be sure to add this one to your list of cocktails to try. The fruity tequila drink combines the sweetness of pineapple with Patron silver and Patrón Citrónge orange for …

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Drinks to Make with Baileys – Try the After 8 Cocktail

Are you looking for drinks to make with Baileys Irish Cream? Well you are not alone! St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and Baileys drinks are in demand. This deliciously creamy and thick dessert cocktail is the perfect choice for a St Patricks day cocktail. Since I love sweet cocktails, I have not …

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Baked Trout Recipe – Parmesan Panko Crusted Trout Fillets in the Oven

This baked trout recipe is crispy on the outside with a tender center that is seasoned with Dijon mustard and light mayonnaise. Parmesan cheese and Panko breadcrumbs make these rainbow trout fillets a hit at dinner! I used to fish a lot when I was younger. Catching lake trout and cooking them for dinner was …

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Phyllo Cup Appetizers – BBQ Pulled Pork Phyllo Cups

These phyllo cup appetizers are easy to make and will be a big hit at any BBQ gathering. Tender pulled pork and a tangy BBQ sauce add just the right amount of kick to these little bites. This recipe is one of my favorite easy appetizers. You can fill them up with all sorts of tasty …

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Common Food Substitutes – 12 Quick Recipe Replacements

Have you ever been in the middle of cooking a recipe on a busy night and discover that you are out of an ingredient? Then you might find this list of common food substitutes really helpful. One thing to keep in mind with this list of recipe swaps is that when you substitute one food …

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Keep those Resolutions Going with these Healthy Recipes and Meal Plan

New Year’s Day may be a thing of the past for you, but its easy to keep those New Year’s resolutions going with one of these healthy recipes. They are tasty, easy and perfect for losing weight. We all have the best of intentions when we make New Year’s resolutions for eating healthy on January …

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Crostini Recipes – Easy Crostini Party Appetizers – Crudites Topping Ideas

Entertaining this time of the year can make for a stressful few months if you don’t have a few easy appetizers in your arsenal. Lucky for me, (and you!) these Crostini Recipes come together in a flash and are perfect for those times when guests show up with little notice. Do you like 30 minute meals? …

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Light Seafood Chowder – Healthy Fish Stew for Summer

This light seafood chowder is brimming over with the flavors of white fish, succulent seafood and healthy vegetables for a summer time soup that reminds me of days on the coast of Maine. I spent my summers in Maine doing things that Mainers do when the temperatures get hot, even though it is only for …

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Recipe for Roux – Making a Roux to Thicken Sauces and Gravy

A basic roux starts with butter and fat of some sort. The traditional recipe is 1:1, but it depends on how thick you like your finished sauce to be.  This recipe for roux shows how to do a white roux, step by step, and also gives suggestions for making a blonde, brown and Creole roux, …

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Homemade Italian Bread – Easy Crusty Italian Bread Recipe with Fresh Herbs

This homemade Italian bread recipe has a delightfully crusty texture and farm fresh herb seasoning. The easy recipe is so simple that anyone can easily make a crusty herb bread! Artisan breads like this are always the hit of any gathering. The flavor and texture of this beats store bought bread any day of the …

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Roasting Red Peppers – How to Roast Red Peppers in the Oven

Roasting red peppers is super easy to do and gives you a great tasting result that is so different from the pepper’s natural taste.  This cooking tip gives you four ways for roasting peppers and works with both sweet bell peppers, and spicy chili peppers. If you have never eaten a roasted red pepper, fresh from …

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Fresh Herbs for Cooking – A Cook’s Guide to Fresh Herbs

One great way to make the flavor of recipes really shine is to use fresh herbs for cooking. Using them adds tons of flavor and freshness to any recipe. This visual Guide to Fresh Herbs gives information on buying, storing and using the most common herbs for today’s recipes. I grow herbs year round.  Most …

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One Pot Meals – Fast and Easy One Pan Cooking

These one pot meals are easy to prepare, great tasting and insure that there will be very little clean up when you are done cooking. Save time and kitchen mess by cooking all of your ingredients in one pot. All you need to prepare these no-fuss family dinners is one pot and your ingredients.  Try …

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Bloody Mary Recipe – Spicy Cocktail for National Bloody Mary Day

January 1 is National Bloody Mary Day. It’s the perfect time to try this spicy Bloody Mary recipe. Have you celebrated a bit more than you should have over the holidays?  This spicy cocktail of the day is intended to help you out!  Looking for a hair of the dog after last night’s drinking bout, or a …

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