Sweet Corn, Bacon and Cheddar Risotto

I went and took a fancy Italian dish and trashed it up. Or Americanized it. Whichever phrase you prefer. But seriously though, who doesn’t love bacon, cheddar and corn? And creamy rice. Duh. This Sweet Corn, Bacon and Cheddar Risotto is a new favorite.   I made this Saturday night for an impromptu date night

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Southwestern Chopped Salad with Blue Cheese Avocado Dressing

I have another Mexican inspired recipe to share today in preparation for Cinco de Mayo tomorrow just in case you didn’t find something in yesterday’s taco post. We decided on these Loaded Carne Asada Tacos for our little celebration but if you want to make smarter decisions and keep it light, this Southwestern Chopped Salad

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Hot Black Bean Dip {Football Food}

Those that know me well know that chips are my downfall, my nemesis, that one food I just can’t resist. I seriously have a hard time practicing self control when they are around. Which is why they are only in my house on rare occasions.  Football games being such times since they are the perfect snack to

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Turkey Chili with Corn and Black Beans

When I think of the perfect food to eat on a crisp fall day while watching football, chili automatically pops into my head. It’s warm, comforting, filling and can easily feed a crowd. And this Turkey Corn Chili is perfect for all of those things. Although I love a rich, hearty¬†and¬†tomato-y chili, it’s still really

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Corn Tortillas

A few months back, I shared a recipe for flour tortillas with you all that changed my life. The thought of store-bought tortillas just makes me sad now (don’t get me wrong, I still buy them occasionally for convenience). Considering that I enjoy corn tortillas even more than flour, I knew I would have to

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Cobb Salad

Now that the summer heat has set in, I have been craving cool, crisp salad all the time. The only problem here is one of those boys I live with (the big one) doesn’t think salad is a meal. In comes the Cobb Salad to prove him wrong because if you know me, you know

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BBQ Chicken Quesadillas

We love quesadillas so I am always thinking of different varieties to mix it up and this has got to be one of my favorite combinations yet. Joel grew up in Kansas City and I lived in the south for several years so we are big fans of barbecue. And Noah totally loves corn and

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Catalina Taco Salad

Ever since I was a child I have loved Catalina dressing. Like a dip my chicken nuggets in Catalina while other normal kids dipped in ketchup kind of love. I even liked to drizzle a little on my cottage cheese. Strange, I know. I still love it today, but just on my salad (although I may just have to try the cottage

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Chicken Enchilada Salad

Remember the enchilada sauce from Wednesday? I told you I would be bringing you a unique meal idea to use the sauce with and Chicken Enchilada Salad is it! I have been eating a lot of salads this summer and this recipe was at the top of my list to try. I changed up the

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