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This southern Louisiana shrimp creole dish is cooked with tomatoes, onions, peppers and celery. Adjust the spice to your preference, but don't be scared of a little heat!

Shrimp Creole

Shredded chicken breast and broccoli cooked with noodles in a light creamy sauce topped with toasted breadcrumbs. A simple dish the whole family will love, even the little ones!

Chicken and Broccoli Noodle Casserole

Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken – A spicy dish with skinless chicken legs and thighs, simmered in a pot with light coconut milk, scallions, onions, tomatoes, garlic, thyme and one very hot scotch bonnet pepper.

Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken

Pasta with Italian Chicken Sausage, Escarole and Beans made with lots of garlic, lean Italian chicken sausage, white cannellini beans, crushed red pepper and grated cheese.

Pasta with Italian Chicken Sausage, Escarole and Beans

These oven roasted chicken legs take on exotic Asian flavors by the addition of a little Chinese five-spice. So delicious!

Five Spice Roasted Chicken Legs

These quick and easy authentic Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps are so delicious, made with sautéed ground chicken thighs, shiitake mushrooms and water chestnuts seasoned with Asian spices served in a crispy cold lettuce leaf with a spicy hoisin dipping sauce.

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Skinny Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy

Chicken a la Criolla, a simple yet flavorful Latin dish made with stewed boneless skinless chicken thighs bell peppers, onions, garlic, tomatoes, olives, cilantro and spices. Slow cooker or Instant Pot directions provided.

Chicken a la Criolla (Crock Pot or Instant Pot)

Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce is a staple in my home! A slow cooked ragú made with lean ground beef, pancetta, onions, carrots, celery, tomatoes, wine, and cream is one of my favorite Italian sauces.

Crock Pot Bolognese Sauce

Basically a deconstructed version of stuffed cabbage layered with shredded cabbage, ground beef and brown rice cooked in tomatoes then topped with melted cheese.

Kalyn’s Stuffed Cabbage Casserole

Thin sliced chicken cutlets sauteed in a white wine sauce with leeks and sun-dried tomatoes. Dinner in less than 20 minutes!

Chicken, Leeks & Tomatoes in White Wine Sauce

Lightly pan fried breaded filet of flounder served in a lemon, wine, butter sauce with capers and parsley. A wonderful way to enjoy flounder, tilapia or any white fish.

Flounder Piccata

Shrimp, white beans and wilted spinach topped with crumbled feta. Perfect for a weeknight meal, this dish is delicious and super easy to make!

Tuscan White Beans with Spinach, Shrimp and Feta

There's only one word to describe this hot grilled chicken panini with arugula, melted provolone and chipotle mayonnaise... dee-licious!

Chicken Arugula Provolone Panini with Chipotle

What can be more kid friendly than a bowl of soup with spaghetti and meatballs! Lean turkey meatballs are cooked in a light tomato broth with cut up spaghetti. This is a one pot meal my whole family loves and leftovers are great for lunch.

Meatball and Spaghetti Soup

Delicious Italian turkey meatballs, all made in the slow cooker. No baking or frying required!

Crock Pot Italian Turkey Meatballs

Carne Guisada or Latin Beef Stew – Chunks of beef are simmered in beer with scallions, garlic, tomatoes, cumin and cilantro. Sometimes I make it with just the meat, sometimes I add yucca or potatoes. Serve this over rice with a little aji picante and you'll have a delicious comfort dish, Latin style!

Carne Guisada (Latin Beef Stew)

My favorite way to use up leftover turkey is to make a delicious pot of turkey soup. This is also a great way to clean out your refrigerator!

Leftover Turkey Noodle Soup

Brown rice stuffing made with Italian chicken sausage, celery, mushrooms, and onions. Serve this as a Thanksgiving side dish or you can even enjoy this as a meal. It's so good and naturally gluten free!

Chicken Sausage Brown Rice Stuffing with Celery and Mushrooms

Pork loin chops, seasoned with paprika, sage, thyme and spices then lightly pan fried and served with homemade applesauce.

Pork Chops and Applesauce

Roasted potatoes, onions, sausage and peppers roast in the oven with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and rosemary. Don't you love a meal that only dirties one pan? This is an easy one-dish meal that makes clean-up a breeze, and the smell in your kitchen will make everyone hungry!

One Pan Roasted Potatoes, Sausage and Peppers

Boneless pork roast slow cooked in Asian spices creates a aromatic pork dish with mushrooms and broth, perfect over noodles or rice with fresh chopped green onions, cilantro and sriracha.

Crock Pot Asian Pork with Mushrooms

Tilapia filets topped with crushed pumpkin seeds, panko and seasonings, then baked until golden. This is super easy to make and is ready in less than 30 minutes.

Pumpkin Seed Encrusted Baked Tilapia

Sweet coconut milk and spicy green curry paste are blended with shrimp and basil to create a comforting Thai curry dish in less than 10 minutes! Serve over Jasmine rice or cauliflower rice to make it a meal.

Thai Green Curry Coconut Shrimp with Basil

Turkey Pumpkin White Bean Chili made in the Slow Cooker or Instant Pot!

Turkey Pumpkin White Bean Chili (Slow Cooker or Instant Pot)

Strands of roasted spaghetti squash are layered with marinara sauce, mozzarella and ricotta cheese, then baked in the oven until the cheese is melted and all the flavors bake together. Naturally gluten-free and vegetarian.

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

Jumbo pasta shells stuffed with ricotta cheese, mozzarella and spinach topped with a turkey meat sauce. Here's a great way to sneak spinach on your kids' plate!

Spinach Ricotta Stuffed Shells with Meat Sauce

Shrimp Parmigiana Hero, Lightened Up

Chicken breast stuffed with shredded zucchini, garlic and mozzarella cheese, rolled then dipped in oil and fresh lemon juice, breaded and baked to perfection!

Chicken Rollatini Stuffed with Zucchini and Mozzarella

Healthy Breaded Shrimp