During the heat of the summer, I always lean to light dinners that have a bit of a kick of heat and packed with light fresh flavor. Due to the heat of the past few weeks, my garden was packed with fresh red tomatoes ready to jump into a delicious meal. This pan-seared shrimp with tomatoes and avocados is the perfect dish for those warm night. The chili give it a great smoky flavor along with a slight kick of heat and the tender shrimp tossed with the soft ripe tomatoes is perfect meal. This is a must try meal for everyone, as what my wife tells me.
Chicken is a big staple for dinner since it is a healthier source of protein for most people versus beef and other red meats. The problem is either it is covered in heavy soup based sauces or are cooked to be dried out. In these Spanish chicken breasts, they are patted thin to cook quick and coated in yogurt then breaded lightly. The yogurt works as the marinate and the sauce base for this dish. The sauce is thick, but light with the use for the yogurt and the smoked paprika provided a rich, smoky flavor, but we found that sweet paprika worked just fine if we couldn’t find smoked paprika.
The classic stir fry is a staple in almost every home. It is a simple dish that takes very little effort and is affordable to feed the whole family. The problem with most store brought sauces are full of salt and sugar that is very healthy. In this quick and easy pork and broccoli stir fry, the pork comes out juicy and extremely tender while the broccoli come out in a vibrate green and bring a little bit of a crunch to the meal. The simple sauce sticks to the pork and broccoli and is made with simple ingredients. The dish can be made within 30 minutes and your family will enjoy it.
The burger is one of the most popular sandwiches around the world. Burgers tend to be greasy and not very healthy for you. Replacing the ground beef with ground turkey helps making the burger much healthier, but tends to be more bland. In this ranch turkey burger, the burger comes out juicy packed with flavor from the ranch mix and garlic blended into. The recipe is very simple and takes no time at all to prepare and the burgers are very healthy.
There are some days you want the great flavors of the barbecue, but with bad weather sometimes its just not in the cards. These slow-cooker barbecued beef skewers have the great lightly chard flavors from the quick sear in the pan prior of going into the slow cooker The skewers are cooked elevated so the cooking is even all around, which makes the beef tender. Plus while the beef is cooking, the homemade sauce is cooking right below filling with the wonderful beef juices.
If the struggle of finding easy and new recipes that are perfect for weekday family dinners. Check out this egg roll in a bowl. Egg roll in a bowl is a super easy and healthy dinner that is packed with wonderful asian flavors that your whole family will love. The recipe only takes minutes to prepare. The dish is packed with lean protein that will fill you up unlike most healthy recipes. The turkey can easy replace with any other ground meats or vegan proteins to make it meatless meal.
Cooking fish is a quick and easy dinner to prepare. The cooking times are very short and the meat can take all sorts of flavors. Tilapia is a great inexpensive fish that is light and flaky and is very mild flavored. In this lemon paprika tilapia recipe, the tilapia is saute quick and topped with a easy cream sauce that is packed with a fresh lemon flavor. The whole dish takes under 20 minutes from start to finish. The tilapia can be replaced with any other light flaky white fish or even shrimp.
In the summer, there is nothing better then a great juicy burger out on the patio. These Oklahoma style fried onion burger, there is a layer of fresh onions that are fired into the beef then flips over as the onion juices seep into the burger. Frying burgers in a cast iron skillet gives the exterior of the burger a great browned exterior and a juicy interior.The burgers come out juicy, messy and absolutely delicious served on a toasted buttered bun. It is hard to just have one.
If you are looking for an easy and quick recipe that is packed with great delicious flavors that can be made in under 20 minutes. Check out this Salmon with mustard maple sauce that only has six ingredients that you probably already have in your pantries and refrigerators already. The salmon is quickly pan seared to lock in the juices, leaving you with moist salmon and the super quick sauce helps bring out the natural sweetness of the fish without overwhelming the taste of the fish.
Salmon is one of the best fish to cook with as it has a thick meaty fillet and mild flavor, it can accept sauces and marinades very easily. The flavor combinations are never ending.
Since today is the unofficial day of tacos to many, Cinco de Mayo. It is not the real meaning behind the day, but since Taco Tuesday lands on we got to do a good one. These chipotle roasted chicken tacos are backed with a delicious her and chili butter making the chicken thighs super tender and full of smokey flavor from the chipotle peppers then tossed with tender roasted onions wrapped in a warm tortilla makes a great simple taco that doesn't need all of the excess toppings. Plus the chipotle her butter makes a great topping for a grilled steak and fish or quickly tossed in pasta for a easy dinner option.
Hey everyone, I am Dan and Live in Minnesota. I am here to show you the wonderful world of cooking and baking. As being a young boy in the kitchen to being a chef for over 10 years, I will show you the great recipes I have used over the years and what I do next. Please stick around and Enjoy!!