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Ground Beef Tacos

Ground Beef Tacos

These ground beef tacos are the easiest weeknight dinner you can make. They take less than 30 minutes from start to finish. They’re kid friendly, and the adults like them just as much. In my house they’re referred to as “plain tacos” and that’s just what they are, simple and delicious. Sometimes simplicity is what we crave!

Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Loaded Sweet Potatoes

How can you make a sweet potato even better? Add an easy cinnamon sugar caramel sauce and marshmallows of course! These loaded sweet potatoes are an easy way to get all the delicious flavors of a sweet potato casserole, without all the work and dishes. Plus, you can make as many (or few) as you need.

Sausage Stuffing

Sausage Stuffing

This sausage stuffing is a family holiday favorite. In this recipe, flavorful sausage, toasted almonds, vegetables and homemade croutons are combined to make the best stuffing. It’s called stuffing but we don’t actually stuff the turkey; instead we bake the sausage stuffing in a casserole dish and serve it as a side dish.

Homemade Garlic Bread

Homemade Garlic Bread

This easy homemade garlic bread makes a wonderful side to an array of meals including soups and pasta recipes. This crusty, garlicky bread comes together quickly and uses simple, easy to find ingredients. Butter, garlic, olive oil, parsley and seasoning transform a plain loaf of bread into something truly amazing!

Fried Sweet Plantains

Fried Sweet Plantains

These fried sweet plantains, or maduros in Spanish, are plantains in a ripe state that are sliced and fried until they’re tender in the middle and crispy and caramelized around the edges. Plantains are a staple in the Caribbean and are used in an array of food. From savory to sweet recipes, their applications are varied and delicious.

Ground Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

Ground Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie is a comfort food favorite at my house. This turkey version is made with a flavorful tomato sauce, loaded with vegetables and topped with fluffy mashed potatoes. It’s a different take on a classic that’s hearty, wholesome and delicious. It’s easy enough for a weeknight and cozy enough for Sunday dinner.

Sausage Potato Soup

Sausage Potato Soup

A creamy, hearty and comforting sausage potato soup that’s as easy to make as it is delicious! Loaded with Italian sausage, russet potatoes, vegetables and a creamy white sauce, this soup is totally satisfying. It comes together in less than an hour so you can make a warming and nourishing soup that will please the whole family.

Chicken and Rice Soup

Chicken and Rice Soup

A chicken and rice soup that is comfort food at its best! A simple soup recipe that’s both nourishing and delicious. Forget the canned stuff, if you have a little time on your hands make your own chicken rice soup. With fresh vegetables, chicken breast and rice this easy to make soup tastes like it was made from scratch.

Baked Spaghetti

Baked Spaghetti

This baked spaghetti casserole is a family favorite and easy to make. For this casserole we start with convenience ingredients like jarred pasta sauce, but add a special touch with onions, lots of garlic, flavorful Italian sausage and fire-roasted tomatoes. The rest of this dish is simple, boil some pasta, add cheese and bake.

Garlic Parsley Potatoes

Garlic Parsley Potatoes

These parsley potatoes are tossed with olive oil, butter and lots of fresh garlic. They’re easy to make, easy on the budget and make a great side dish. This potato recipe requires just a few simple ingredients. Whether you’re putting together a weeknight dinner or need a dish for a potluck, this recipe is sure to please.

Broccoli Cauliflower Soup

Broccoli Cauliflower Soup

In this creamy soup recipe broccoli and cauliflower combine to make a flavorful soup base, then we add a smooth white sauce, and finish it all off with a generous amount of cheese. This soup is made with broccoli, cauliflower, onions garlic and spices. Then there’s two types of cheese, cheddar and parmesan. Totally satisfying!

Lentil Chili

Lentil Chili

This lentil chili is a different take on a Fall classic. I’m always looking for new ways to cook lentils, and this one’s a hit at my house. In this recipe, lentils, onions, garlic, diced tomatoes, red and black beans are cooked in a tex-mex inspired seasoned broth. This is a filling and delicious non-conventional chili.

Medianoche

Medianoche

A medianoche is a popular sandwich typically eaten as a snack, lunch or after a night of partying. Medianoche translates to midnight and this sandwich can be found in cafeterias and restaurants all over Miami. Some call it the Cuban sandwich’s cousin because they’re almost identical.

Pan con Lechon

Pan con Lechon

Pan con lechon is a roast pork sandwich that’s really popular in South Florida and it’s a delicious way to use leftover roast pork. Pan con lechon translates to bread with roast pork, which is appropriate because those are the star ingredients. Add some sliced onions and mojo sauce to top it off.