Grilled avocados topped with shrimp and mango salsa

I don’t recall where I saw the idea for this recipe, but I know I saw a recipe for a shrimp stuffed grilled avocado topped with mango salsa. I said “That looks so tasty!” and I decided to make it. When it’s assembled, I think it looks really fancy, but it’s actually so simple to… Continue reading Grilled avocados topped with shrimp and mango salsa

Pressure cooker chipotle beef tacos

Pat and I bought a pressure cooker from Walmart because we wanted to buy a slow cooker, but we thought why not buy something that is a slow cooker AND a pressure cooker. We bought the Farberware pressure cooker instead of the Instant Pot. After reading the reviews online, it seemed like the Instant Pot… Continue reading Pressure cooker chipotle beef tacos

Enchilada skillet “pile”

Sometimes I want to eat enchiladas, but I don’t want to go through the process of rolling up the cheese and baking it in the oven. So that’s when I make what Pat calls a “pile” meal. You basically put everything you would want to put in enchiladas in a skillet. Mix it all together… Continue reading Enchilada skillet “pile”

Creamy mushroom pesto pasta

This is the last recipe of CREAM WEEK. While I had used up all of my cream, I still had half and half that my Mom was using to put in her coffee. I don’t put half and half in my coffee, so I decided to use it in some pasta instead. If you’re looking… Continue reading Creamy mushroom pesto pasta

Chicken in a creamy roasted red pepper sauce

CREAM WEEK continued! This is another recipe I made during cream week that didn’t disappoint. I found the recipe onlineĀ and used it as a guide. I changed it up a little bit, like I normally do. Instead of using canned roasted red peppers, I roasted my own because they were on sale (2/$1) and that… Continue reading Chicken in a creamy roasted red pepper sauce

Chicken with a mushroom and spinach cream sauce

When I made the decadent raspberry and chocolate mousse cake, I bought a gallon of heavy whipping cream because the recipe called for a lot. If you didn’t know, a gallon of cream is a LOT of cream and I had a lot of leftovers. I wanted to use up all the cream before it… Continue reading Chicken with a mushroom and spinach cream sauce