Tag: grill

Grilled Chicken Greek Bowls

Grilled Chicken Greek Bowls

I love Greek food.  And while I don’t cook a ton of their traditional dishes I definitely use them as inspiration.  I have been making these grilled chicken Greek bowls almost weekly lately.  They sound complicated but they really aren’t.  If you have a grill […]

Fiesta Bowl: Chicken, fajita veggie and quinoa

Fiesta Bowl: Chicken, fajita veggie and quinoa

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]uring the week our meals are for the most part healthy.  We have a good rotation of meatless meals, healthy salads with homemade dressings and some carb-free menu items.  As you can tell by reading ANY post of mine, there is usually always an abundance […]

blackened beer can chicken with garlic scape mashed potatoes

blackened beer can chicken with garlic scape mashed potatoes

Summer is officially here!  The warm summer weather makes it hard to want to be inside, especially in the kitchen.  There is nothing I love more than firing up the grill in the summer.  We grill year round because we are fortunate enough to just […]

summer salads – travel inspired greek salad with lemony grilled chicken

summer salads – travel inspired greek salad with lemony grilled chicken

When people ask me where my favorite vacation was hands down it was Greece.  My best friend is first generation American and his family is from little villages in Greece.  He often goes back, so often that my friends usually tag along on his trips. […]

the best pairing: bacon-y side dishes

the best pairing: bacon-y side dishes

[dropcap]L[/dropcap]ately in our house carbs are scarce.  My husband has been on a carb-cycling plan so he isn’t eating as many.  It hasn’t been too bad.  I actually have eaten less by default as well.  If he is following his plan strictly it’s pretty much […]

bring back the summer – spicy chicken caesars with twice baked potatoes

bring back the summer – spicy chicken caesars with twice baked potatoes

Growing up I remember my dad would make us grilled chicken Caesar salads all the time.  We had this indoor grill that he used to grill up the chicken and it always had a great char/almost crust to it.  We always used Cardini’s caesar dressing […]

springtime meals: grilled shrimp and lemony asparagus pasta

springtime meals: grilled shrimp and lemony asparagus pasta

This winter we were really spoiled.  After the past two we have had though we definitely deserved it!  Spring time is here.  I love all the things spring brings, Opening Day of baseball season (Go Tigers! In Detroit it is seriously a national holiday), tulips, […]

tequila and limes…..and chicken

tequila and limes…..and chicken

[dropcap]M[/dropcap]y husband loves anything and everything southwestern inspired.  Especially tequila and limes.  After being gone all weekend to a “quick” trip to my home town (7 hours north of Detroit, yes, in the SAME STATE…. google Marquette) and eating out or not eating “our” food […]

lemon everything kind of night: grilled scallops with grilled veggies and rice

lemon everything kind of night: grilled scallops with grilled veggies and rice

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]love having extra time off of work and long weekends.  Who doesn’t?  The one thing I don’t love about being on vacation for an extended period of time or being out all weekend is I honestly get sick of eating out.  Or get sick of […]