Main Dishes

Spaghetti and Mini Meatballs Pie

Spaghetti and Mini Meatballs Pie

How often do you make spaghetti? Well if you’re like me and it’s on your menu once a week, I have a special treat for you! Spaghetti is my go to meal when my schedule is tight or I just don’t feel like cooking. Eaten alone or with a salad […]

Menu Monday: Turkey Barley Soup, Spinach Salad & Applesauce Parfait

Menu Monday: Turkey Barley Soup, Spinach Salad & Applesauce Parfait

MENU MONDAY Starter: Spinach Salad Main Dish: Turkey Barley Soup Dessert: Applesauce Parfait Crunch Raise your hand if you have a fridge full of Thanksgiving leftovers! From turkey to stuffing to pie my refrigerator doesn’t have a spare inch available right now. But here’s the problem. We’re still full from […]

Creamy Lemon Chicken

Creamy Lemon Chicken

I love days that are so busy I can hardly catch my breath, but end with the aroma of garlic, onions and lemon wafting through my kitchen. I feel like I’ve really accomplished something on those days. I was a bit hesitant to make this recipe today because I was […]

Is Fall Here? Hearty Beef and Beans Chili

Is Fall Here? Hearty Beef and Beans Chili

My daughter ran over to my neighbors house (Thanks Molly!) to get me a tomato this morning and when I opened the door I was taken aback by the wet feeling of fall. I know fall is coming… It is November after all. I can’t stop fall from arriving, but I […]

Spiced Autumn Roast with Carrots, Celery and Mushrooms

Spiced Autumn Roast with Carrots, Celery and Mushrooms

 My husband’s friend and colleague is on assignment in China while his family stayed back in Czech. I absolutely adore David, and insist that he get a homemade meal here as often as possbile. It just so happens that David’s arrival coincides with my need to empty out my overflowing […]

Finger-Licking Chicken Fingers

Finger-Licking Chicken Fingers

OMG… There are just some dishes that do not require much of an explanation. Tonight’s dinner just happened to be one ofthose dishes. Our family LOVES chicken especially when it has a crispy exterior and a moist interior. It’s the perfect combination of amazingness and scrumptiousness! Don’t get me wrong. Breaded […]

Perfecting a Recipe- Mujadara and Corn-Flake Crusted Chicken

Perfecting a Recipe- Mujadara and Corn-Flake Crusted Chicken

Menu: Corn-Flake Crusted Chicken Mujadara with Burghul Salad Mint Yogurt I’ve been making 2 dishes for as long as I can remember. Mujadara and Corn-Flake Crusted Chicken. If you’re anything like me, a good recipe can really elevate your favorite dishes. I’ve made both of these dozens of times in the […]

Honey Mustard Chicken, Broccoli Cheddar Mashed Potatoes & Detox Salad

Honey Mustard Chicken, Broccoli Cheddar Mashed Potatoes & Detox Salad

Yesterday’s dinner is what motivated me to start this blog. Halibut wrapped in zucchini with Spinach Pasta. Separately the fish and pasta were delicious. Put them together and it’s a Nomad Delete. Let’s just forget about yesterday’s flop and move on to today’s menu. Honey Mustard Chicken Thighs Broccoli Cheddar […]