Dairy Free Chicken Tikka Masala

Sometimes people think bland and boring when they think of “diet” foods, but that doesn’t have to be the case. I always encourage you to play around with textures, colors, and flavors to keep things fun. One of the easiest and calorie free ways to do this is with spices. They come in all flavors, […]

Blackened Chile-Dusted Chicken

I’m always looking for shortcuts and ways to use up odds and ends that I have in the kitchen. Because of that some times, I throw together random ingredients that just seem to work together. This recipe was one of them. I made a batch of brown rice over the weekend, and I had a plastic […]

Homemade Ramen Noodle Soup

A couple years ago The Kid and I gave up our cable TV service since the prices were getting ridiculous. We moved to watching network TV with an antenna and watching other fun stuff through Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime. The other night I was poking around in the section of movies they recommended for […]

Kung Pao Grilled Chicken Tacos

I’m a sucker for a spicy peanut soy sauce combination like you find in pad thai or kung pao. There’s just something about it that I can’t resist. I even whip up hamburgers every now and then with peanut butter and sriracha sauce. Most times though when you play with Asian cuisine, it’s loaded with […]

5 Minute Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and dumplings are one of those recipes that you kinda cringe when thinking about making it. At least that’s what I did the other day when The Kid asked me to make it for dinner. It takes some time to make since it’s almost like making chicken stew first and then boiling or baking […]