International Cooking

Enchilada Recipes – Easy & Flavorful Recipes Featuring Enchiladas

Spicy and flavorful fillings wrapped in a corn tortilla and drizzled with a savory sauce – everyone loves enchiladas. These tasty enchilada recipes are easy to make and will have your family asking for them again and again., Enchilada recipes for dinner anyone? When I go to our favorite Mexican restaurant, I almost always choose…

Pizza Stuffed Peppers

Pizza stuffed peppers

Pizza Stuffed Peppers Make a Great week Night Meal One of my favorite week night hearty meals, when I feel like spending a bit of time on a recipe is stuffed peppers. This recipe for pizza stuffed peppers takes a normal meat stuffing to a new level by mixing in your favorite pizza toppings to…

PALEO MONGOLIAN BEEF

Paleo Mongolian Beef

If you follow a Paleo diet and like Asian foods, this Paleo Mongolian Beef recipe is the perfect choice.  It features thin strips of beef in a deliciously tasty sauce that will become an often cooked recipe and one of your family’s favorites. Best of all? It’s one of my 30 minute meals! Paleo Mongolian…

Tikka Masala Chicken and Vegetables

Short cut Chicken Tikka Masala

I love Indian and Pakistani Food.  I don’t like it super hot like my husband does but when I get a dish with a mild flavor, it is hard to pry me away from it.  The ingredients just marry each other so well, and it’s great served with Nan bread. Normal Chicken Tikka Masala takes…

Brazilian Chocolate Truffle Recipe – Brigadeiro

Brazillian sweet - Brigadeiro - truffles made the easy way

I love to experiment with International cuisine.  My favorites are Italian, Indian and Asian flavors but there are so many other flavor profiles out there that are just waiting to be explored. My friend Regina from a great website called Molly Mel has delicious recipes that feature Brazilian cuisine.  This sweet treat recipe for Brazilian…

Easy Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas

Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas

I love chicken fajitas.  It is a favorite choice when I go out to Chili’s or other restaurants that serve Mexican inspired food.  But cooking them on the stove top can be messy and time consuming.  This recipe for easy oven baked Chicken fajitas changes that. I can make it ahead of time and then…

Pizza Cups – Serving Your Favorite Pizza in a Baked Tortilla Cup

Taco Cups - Perfect Slumber party treat

Pizza night takes on a new shape with these spicy pizza cups. Crisp tortillas are baked in muffin cups & made into mini pizzas with your favorite toppings. They make fun shaped easy appetizers for any gathering. There is nothing quite as much fun as a teenage girl’s slumber party.  The hair, and make up…

Cabbage Wraps with Cranberries & Chicken

Cabbage wraps with Cranberries and Chicken

This is the time of the year when cranberries are so readily available.  It’s the perfect time to put them to good use with these cabbage wraps with cranberries and chicken. These wraps are light, tasty and one of my favorite 30 minute meals. (or less!) Lets make these cabbage wraps. It is getting closer to…

Easy Parmesan Meatloaf – The Ultimate Comfort Food

Easy Parmesan Meatloaf

This recipe for Parmesan meatloaf has a great list of fresh spices in the mixture.  Add in my marinara sauce recipe for extra taste and your family will ask to have this dish again and again. I am tired of meatloaf recipes getting a bad rap.  With the right blend of spices, you can turn…

Stuffed Shells with Homemade Taco Sauce

Taco Stuffed shells with homemade sauce

 Printable Recipe:  Stuffed Taco Shells with Homemade Sauce This recipe for stuffed Taco shells is sort of a combination of the traditional stuffed Italian shells with a distinct Mexican flair.  The sauce is homemade and so is the taco seasoning. Place the pasta shells in boiling water and cook until almost al dente.  Drain and…

Cheese Potato & Italian Sausage Casserole

Cheese Potato & Italian Sausage Casserole

Printable recipe – Cheese Potato & Italian Sausage Casserole This recipe goes back to the hearty food of the 1970s.  My mom used to make hearty side dish casseroles a lot since we had a big family and food had to go a long way. The recipe is easy to make and delicious.  I used…

Greek Omelette with Artichokes and Feta Cheese

Greek Omelette with Artichokes and Feta Cheese

Today’s breakfast recipe has a Mediterranean flair to it.  The artichokes and feta cheese remind me of my favorite antipasto platter.  This Greek omelette is loaded with flavor and very easy to make. To make the Greek omelette you will need these Ingredients  1 egg 2 egg whites 1/4 cup of cream 1/2 tsp fresh…

Cheeseburger Taco Wraps

This recipe for cheeseburger taco wraps takes the tastes of cheeseburgers and tacos and combines them into one tasty meal.  This is one of my favorite 30 minute meals (or less!) Cheeseburger Taco Wraps for lunch anyone? You can even make these wraps with your own homemade taco seasoning mix.  The recipe is fast and…

Penne Pasta Recipe – Beef and Penne in a Red Wine Tomato Sauce

Ground Beef & Penne Pasta

This easy penne pasta recipe includes ground beef, mushrooms and garlic in a home made tomato sauce that is seasoned with fresh herbs and red wine. This  simple dish to fix and is the perfect choice for a busy week night meal. Ground Beef and Penne Pasta Recipe This ground beef and penne pasta recipe is comfort food at it’s…

Spicy Mexican Rice

Printable Recipe:  Spicy Mexican Rice Are you craving the taste of Mexican rice from your favorite Mexican restaurant?  No need to go out or have take out.  Why not make your own Mexican rice? This recipe is easy to do, full of flavor and on the table in about 25 minutes. Add the olive oil…