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Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fry

Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fry

This Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fry is a delicious, quick dinner that’s really easy to make. In this recipe, large shrimp are cooked with mixed vegetables in a homemade stir fry sauce. Serve this shrimp and vegetable stir fry with white rice or noodles for a filling, delicious meal your family will love!

Sheet Pan Sausage and Potatoes

Sheet Pan Sausage and Potatoes

This sheet pan sausage and potatoes is the dinner to make when you’re short on time, money and energy. In this recipe we use a fully cooked polka kielbasa sausage, red potatoes and onions. Then everything is seasoned and baked until the sausage is golden and the potatoes are tender.

Beef and Vegetable Stir Fry

Beef and Vegetable Stir Fry

This Beef and Vegetable Stir Fry is quick to make and really good. In this recipe, steak strips are quickly browned then combined with mixed vegetables and a delicious, homemade stir fry sauce. Serve this beef and vegetable stir fry with white rice or noodles for a filling, delicious meal your family will love!

Bacon and Lentil Soup

Bacon and Lentil Soup

This bacon and lentil soup is easy to make and delicious. In this recipe, bacon is cooked until crispy, then onions, carrots, celery and garlic are sautéed in the drippings. Add a few spices and you’ll have a hearty and flavorful pot of lentils. This soup is great for weeknights since lentils cook up pretty quick; by bean standards.

Garlic Shrimp Pasta

Garlic Shrimp Pasta

This garlic shrimp pasta recipe is one of our favorites for busy nights. It’s really easy to make and comes together quickly.   In this pasta recipe, a generous amount of garlic is gently sautéed in butter and olive oil. Then we add white wine […]

Tomato and Olive Pasta

Tomato and Olive Pasta

This tomato and olive pasta is really easy to make and will get you out of a pinch when you are short on time and money. Dig through your pantry, you probably have most of the ingredients on hand. Even if you don’t, the ingredients used in this dish are easy to find and very affordable.

Vaca Frita

Vaca Frita

Vaca Frita is shredded beef that’s quickly fried in a little bit of oil to create a crispy crust. It’s a popular Cuban dish that’s really easy to make and absolutely delicious. Serve the vaca frita with white rice and black beans for a traditional Cuban meal your family will love.

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Spaghetti aglio e olio is the perfect meal when you’re low on time, money and energy. It’s a delicious dinner that comes together quickly, with just a handful of affordable ingredients. In this dish, minced, or thinly sliced garlic, is sautéed gently in olive oil until fragrant. Then the garlic oil is tossed with pasta, seasoned with a little salt, and that is it.

Lentil Sausage Soup

Lentil Sausage Soup

This lentil sausage soup makes a hearty, delicious dinner. In this recipe, lentils, sausage and vegetables are cooked in a flavorful broth. For the sausage, use smoked or polka kielbasa, the fully cooked variety. They will flavor this lentil soup beautifully, so we can keep the ingredients list short and simple.

Cedar Plank Mahi Mahi

Cedar Plank Mahi Mahi

This is an easy and delicious mahi mahi recipe, where the fish is the star. Here, the mahi-mahi gets flavor from the cedar plank on the bottom and from the sweet orange slices that are placed on top. We keep the seasoning really simple, to not distract from the mild mahi mahi flavor.