August 2020

One Skillet Cheesy Broccoli Cheddar Orzo Bake.
August 31, 2020
One Skillet Cheesy Broccoli Cheddar Orzo Bake.

It’s hard to beat this easy One Skillet Cheesy Broccoli Cheddar Orzo Bake…it’s a favorite with everyone! Kind of like broccoli cheddar soup meets cozy weeknight casserole. It’s well balanced, so darn easy, and so darn delicious. And the best part? This dish is all made entirely in one pot in under an hour. Grab […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
August 30, 2020
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. Today is a very special Sunday! It’s Asher’s 12th birthday! I feel like by now most of you Sunday Favorite’s readers are well aware of who Asher is. But just in case any of you’re newer, Asher is the youngest Gerard, my only little sister, […]

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Lunchroom Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars.
August 28, 2020
Lunchroom Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars.

Retro-style Lunchroom Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars…taking it back to grade school today with these DELICIOUS peanut bars. Picture a doughy buttery, peanut butter cookie base, layered with creamy peanut butter, and the most delectable, roll your eyes back good chocolate frosting that’s rich and fudgy. The added bonus is that these bars require only pantry […]

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Zucchini Parmesan Chicken Meatballs with Lemon Pasta Carbonara.
August 27, 2020
Zucchini Parmesan Chicken Meatballs with Lemon Pasta Carbonara.

Zucchini Parmesan Chicken Meatballs with Lemon Pasta Carbonara…classic creamy Italian carbonara sauce, updated with crisp zucchini parmesan meatballs and tossed with caramelized lemon and fresh basil. Finish the pasta off with fried caper breadcrumbs for a delicious crunch. Perfect easy summer dinner, any night of the week. Everyone in the house will enjoy this dish! […]

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Easiest Herby Tomato Soup with Melted Brie Crostini.
August 26, 2020
Easiest Herby Tomato Soup with Melted Brie Crostini.

This one pot easiest herby tomato Soup with melted Brie crostini is the simplest and most delicious bowl of tomato soup. End of summer tomatoes roasted with onions, garlic, fresh garden herbs, and olive oil…all pureed into the creamiest bowl of soup. Top each bowl of soup with a crusty piece of sage and brie […]

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Baked Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls with Cilantro Lime Ranch.
August 25, 2020
Baked Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls with Cilantro Lime Ranch.

Switching up Tuesday night with these crispy Baked Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls with Cilantro Lime Ranch. Shredded chicken, buffalo sauce, herbs, and a little cheddar cheese, all rolled up into egg roll wrappers and oven baked. These egg rolls come together in minutes, they’re crunchy on the outside, and spicy and cheesy inside. Serve with […]

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Saucy Coconut Braised Chicken with Rice Noodles and Broccoli.
August 24, 2020
Saucy Coconut Braised Chicken with Rice Noodles and Broccoli.

This Saucy Coconut Braised Chicken with Rice Noodles and Broccoli is the perfect bowl of warming summer comfort food. It’s healthy…and so delicious. Slow simmered chicken tossed in creamy coconut milk with broccoli, zucchini, and rice noodles. Add some heat with curry paste, and balance it all out with a squeeze of lime. Best part…all […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
August 23, 2020
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. Happy Sunday everyone! We are slowly entering into late August and summer is coming to a close. It’s weird, this August has been the warmest I can remember. Temperatures have been in the low eighties during the day, which for us is very, very warm. […]

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No Churn Fudge Brownie Coffee Ice Cream.
August 21, 2020
No Churn Fudge Brownie Coffee Ice Cream.

Keeping things sweet…and chill today with this No Churn Fudge Brownie Coffee Ice Cream. It’s everyone’s favorite ice cream, just made better and easier. The base is made with 5 very simple ingredients…cream, instant coffee, sweetened condensed milk, a splash of Kahlúa (only if you’d like), vanilla, and rich fudgy chunks of homemade crinkle top […]

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Instant Pot Crispy Carnitas with Chipotle Peach Salsa.
August 20, 2020
Instant Pot Crispy Carnitas with Chipotle Peach Salsa.

Weeknight style Instant Pot Crispy Carnitas with Chipotle Peach Salsa…and some creamy street corn slaw too. Quick-cooking shredded pork (or chicken) braised in beer and stuffed into warmed tortillas to make the best carnitas tacos. All made in the instant pot (along with directions for the slow cooker and stove-top). Serve these tacos with spicy, […]

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Weeknight Sesame Teriyaki Chicken with Ginger Rice.
August 19, 2020
Weeknight Sesame Teriyaki Chicken with Ginger Rice.

Weeknight Sesame Teriyaki Chicken with Ginger Rice. This is the super-fast Asian chicken and rice bowl that the whole family will love. Quick-cooking chicken, pan-seared, then tossed in a sweet and tangy garlic-ginger soy sauce with stir-fried fresh bell peppers. Serve this teriyaki chicken over steamed ginger rice and top with spicy cucumbers and toasted […]

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Oven Fried Coconut Shrimp with Thai Pineapple Chili Sauce.
August 18, 2020
Oven Fried Coconut Shrimp with Thai Pineapple Chili Sauce.

Switching up the average weeknight meal with Oven Fried Coconut Shrimp with Thai Pineapple Chili Sauce. This coconut “popcorn” shrimp is breaded in sweet coconut, sesame seeds, oven-baked, then dipped in a spicy, tangy Thai chili lime sauce made with sweet, juicy pineapple chunks. Add fresh limes and Thai basil for a finishing touch. This […]

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