Taco Seasoned Pork Chops

Taco Seasoned Pork Chops

While we are on the topic of ridiculously easy dinner dishes, let me introduce you to Taco Seasoned Pork Chops. Yes, folks - we are talking taco seasoning and pork chops and we are talking TWO INGREDIENTS. Well, four if you count the oil I added to the pan and the cilantro for … [Read more...]

Honey Turmeric Wings + Baby #2!!

Honey Turmeric Wings from www.EverydayMaven.com

Well, let's start off by talking about the fact that I am pregnant! We are expecting our second baby and we are all excited - especially the soon-t0-be-big-brother! Just past 14 weeks and starting to feel pretty good. The last couple of months have been rough stuff. This … [Read more...]

Spicy Glazed Salmon

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I have been having a bit of a recipe resurrection moment. Or, maybe, it's just that I have been on a bit of an organizing kick and finding recipe ideas in random places where they probably shouldn't be. Last week it was all about the recreation of my Vietnamese Herb Salad with … [Read more...]

Honey Sriracha Chicken Marinade

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It occurred to me to name this recipe "Pantry Chicken Marinade" but I thought I might just confuse everyone. The truth is this Honey Sriracha Chicken Marinade was inspired by using my pantry staples (the ones I ALWAYS have on hand), using a minimum number of ingredients and being … [Read more...]

Bulgogi Inspired Beef Kabobs

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One of my favorite things to eat is Beef Bulgogi. FAVORITE! A couple of months ago, my friend Alice from Hip Foodie Mom posted her recipe for Bulgogi Sliders and I immediately bookmarked it and printed it. I had all intentions of making some Beef Bulgogi lettuce wraps from her … [Read more...]

Herbed Half + Half Burgers

Herbed Burger Recipe from www.everydaymaven.com

Last week one of my neighbors graciously left a bag of her garden goodies on our doorstep. I made this cauliflower, these Herbed Burgers and used the rest of the herbs the next morning in a baked egg casserole similar to this but with olives, greens and of course, herbs. These … [Read more...]

Herb Marinated Grilled Pork Chops

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This should really be called, "My Parent”s Pork Chops" because this is a dish that my parents like to make together. My mom invented this herb-heavy marinade ripe with cracked peppercorns and fresh chopped garlic.  My Dad is responsible for the grilling and perfected his … [Read more...]

Balsamic Marinade for Steak

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How often do you have strip steaks? For us, it's an occasional indulgence. Mostly because the quality of meat we buy is so expensive (pastured, organic and usually local) that it is cost prohibitive to enjoy frequently. Marx Foods, a local Seattle company that specializes in … [Read more...]

Truffle Salt Burgers

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If you follow me on Instagram, you may remember about a month or so ago, I posted a photo of this Truffle Salt. Now, if you are not familiar, this stuff is not cheap - it can range from $22 (on Amazon) to $25 or more at Whole Foods Market or other specialty and gourmet … [Read more...]

Cowboy Seasoning Rub {for Beef}

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My infatuation with Cowboy Seasoning Rub started about five years ago. There was this old-school neighborhood butcher shop in Westmont, NJ called The Butcher Bloc (which, unfortunately, has since closed) that was amazing. It was right down the street from the epic Severino Pasta, … [Read more...]

Grilled Shrimp and Corn Salad

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Dinner salads are a weekly thing around here. They are quick, easy to throw to together and have endless flavor and ingredient combinations. For the most part, I like to use up whatever vegetables I have on hand, add some type of beans, roasted peppers, a couple croutons and … [Read more...]

Herb Marinated Grilled Chicken

Herb Grilled Chicken

You know how I started that mini organic garden in the Spring? Well, you wouldn't know it because I have completely sucked at posting any updates. Overall the garden is doing great, especially the parsley and oregano! It’s going so well I have been trying to find new and … [Read more...]

The Great Big Summer Pasta Salad

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Summertime is officially here, well maybe there and not here since it's still mostly in the upper 60's and cloudy HERE but you are having a great summer right? I hope so, because I am living vicariously through you and your tan, humidity, shorts and icy cocktails. You're … [Read more...]

Eggplant Parmesan Salad

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Eggplant has been on my mind lately.  I’ve been throwing eggplants into my shopping cart like they are giving them away and then making a lot of this, and this and of course, this Eggplant Parmesan Salad.  This satisfying and interesting salad is a perfect lunch (pack dressing on … [Read more...]

3-Ingredient Grilled Asparagus

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Spring is here! Well, I think it is anyway. It's kind of hard to tell here in the Pacific Northwest. At least if you are using sunny, warm days as an indicator of Spring. While the sky has been mostly gray and cloudy the last couple of weeks, funny things are popping up at … [Read more...]

Chicken Satay with 1 Point Peanut Sauce

Weight Watchers Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce from www.everydaymaven.com

We love going out for Thai food and always seem to order a Chicken Satay as an appetizer.  My husband really loves it and requested that I make some at home one night for a casual dinner.  That and one of my friends really wanted me to create a low fat and delish peanut sauce. … [Read more...]

Skinny Hamburgers

Skinny Hamburgers Recipe from www.everydaymaven.com

Four simple ingredients to make the juiciest and easiest Skinny Hamburgers you will ever try: excellent quality ground beef, shredded mushrooms, kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. When it comes to burgers, we like to keep it simple.  My philosophy is to get the best … [Read more...]

Turmeric Grilled Chicken (Gai Ka-Min)

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Wait, don't be scared - this recipe only has 8 ingredients and is really easy.  The title is just funky.  Stay with me, it will be worth it, I promise! If you crave Thai flavors or are just looking for an easy and different way to grill chicken, then you will really love … [Read more...]