• Sweet Creamed Rice

      There are some recipes that remind me of my mom’s kitchen growing up and this Sweet Creamed Rice would definitely be one of them. I grew up loving this dish each time my mom made it and now I love to make it in my own kitchen. As the name would make you think, this Sweet Creamed Rice isn’t your typical savory side dish, but unique sides keep the dinner table interesting.     While I consider this a special side dish, there aren’t any fancy ingredients or fussy instructions. Just simple, everyday pantry staples combined to make an extra special side that I love to serve alongside grilled chicken, steak or…

  • Chicken Burrito Bowls

      Simple ingredients come together to make a delicious and healthy meal. These Chicken Burrito Bowls are a favorite at our house and the hubby is always excited when he sees them on the menu.     I love the flavor that the grilled chicken gives these bowls, but it is easy to customize them to your taste. Try swapping steak or shrimp for the chicken. Or leave the meat out entirely for a vegetarian option. Shh… don’t tell my hubby I just suggested a vegetarian option. Any of your traditional or non-traditional burrito toppings would work here. Maybe try some black olives, bacon, shredded lettuce, salsa, diced onions or even…

  • Sticky Rice

    While rice isn’t spectacular, it is the foundation for several of our favorite dinners, one that I will be sharing later this week. It might be shocking but rice has given me fits over the years. I mean, the directions are on the bag, how hard can it be? Well after lots of nights with dry or hard rice I knew needed a new recipe. But there were a few rules, it needed to be sticky and fast. This sticky rice lays the perfect foundation for the recipe I’m going to be sharing later this week. Think Chipotle meets Hibachi. Interested yet?   Print Sticky Rice Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 45…