Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry Recipe with Fresh Kale

This hearty sweet potato chickpea curry recipe was a big hit for dinner last night. Loaded with chickpeas for protein as well as plenty of veggies, it is served over rice for a vegan dinner recipe that really fills you up.    What is curry, anyhow? So, what exactly is curry?  Traditionally, curry is a meal of meat, vegetables, etc., that are cooked in an Indian style sauce flavored with strong spices and typically served with rice. It generally contains Indian spices like ground turmeric, cumin, coriander, ginger, … [Read more...]

Blackened Shrimp Bowl Recipe with Corn Salsa

This Blackened Shrimp Bowl Recipe is sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. All opinions expressed are my own.   Having grown up in New England, I know a thing or two about seafood.  I pretty much grew up on clam chowder and baked cod.  However, I REALLY learned to appreciate a good seafood dinner after I moved to Houston.  Seafood went from mild to wild once I stepped foot in the south!  This blackened shrimp bowl recipe is loaded with flavor and is a delicious … [Read more...]

Easy Oven Baked Rice Recipe

Make perfect rice for dinner with this easy oven baked rice recipe. You can bake your rice to serve a crowd or just make dinner time a little bit easier.  Why Baking Rice Is the Best Cooking Method I am a very lazy cook. Standing over a pot on the stove as my rice cooks is far too much effort. Really, it isn't the watching of the rice that is the problem but the cleanup of the pot afterwards because it ALWAYS seems to stick. I usually try and use my electric steamer when I make rice but since steaming is my #1 … [Read more...]

Cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole Recipe

Looking for a chicken casserole recipe your kids will actually eat?  This cheesy chicken and rice casserole recipe is simple to make and uses only real ingredients instead of canned soups. Prepare Chicken and Rice Ahead of Time  One of the best casserole tips I can give you is to prepare ingredients ahead of time.  On the weekend, make up some rice.  If you are cooking chicken on the grill, throw on a few more pieces and pick them off to store in the fridge.  Easy casseroles are at your fingertips if you do … [Read more...]