One-Pot Creamy Caesar Pasta

This one-pot creamy Caesar pasta recipe is so easy to make and is a hit in our household! Spaghetti tossed with grilled chicken, a creamy parmesan sauce, and a hint of lemon. Serve with some fresh green beans and a slice of garlic bread, and you will be in heaven! ingredients 1 pound boneless skinless […]

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Tandoori Chicken Skewers

Tandoori chicken is typically prepared by roasting chicken in yogurt and spices in a cylindrical clay pot that originated in India. However, this variation is done with roasting chicken on bamboo skewers in the oven or you could do them on the grill! The kids find eating chicken skewers fun and of course it makes […]

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Korean BBQ Burgers

All I have to say is this burger is absolutely bomb. Between the spicy/sweet Korean BBQ sauce and the funky kimchi slaw, this combination is absolute heaven. This is a new favorite in the Brooks household and you need to try it! ingredients 4 hamburger buns, toasted Burgers 1-1/2 pounds ground beef (80/20 works best) […]

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Chinese Garlic Chicken

This dish has become one of our favorites. I’ve tweaked and tweaked to make it to where I absolutely love it and has a perfect mix of umami, sweet, salty, and sour. The boys also love this and quite often request this by asking for “soy sauce chicken and soy sauce rice.” If you’re into […]

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Taco Pizza Rolls

This is an easy meal that you can get on your table in about 30 minutes. The kids love them and they reheat nicely. It is easy to customize these taco pizza rolls. You could substitute ground turkey instead of beef, put in spicy pepperjack cheese instead of cheddar. The options are endless! ingredients 1 […]

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Frito Chili Bake

Do you ever need ideas to whip a really quick meal together in just a few minutes? This is your meal! The kids love it, Aric loves it, and mama loves that there is minimal effort and clean up. Overall, a win-win for everyone involved! ingredients 3-4 cups Chili Cheese Fritos 1 pound ground beef […]

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Korean Meatballs

Meatballs are a favorite of my boys. And I’m not complaining, they’re easy, quick, and heat up really nicely (if they ever leave us with any leftovers!) This version of a ground beef meatball is sweet and spicy and has all of the umami you could ever dream of. They are baked and are made, […]

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BLT Chicken Salad

Our rule of thumb in the Brooks’ household is to have a pretty light lunch. However, sometimes that can get boring and just blah. So, I have been racking my brain trying to come up with different lunch ideas and I came up with this one! A BLT lettuce wrap, but with the addition of […]

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Deconstructed Sheet Pan Kebabs

In military housing, it is not always easy to get out and start up your grill. Thankfully, we have a decent-sized backyard, but often it is still hard to get out and fire it up. Between that and the ever-changing weather that we have seemed to experience so far, it can be easier to make […]

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Pepperoni Chicken

Pepperoni chicken is a fan favorite in our house and a meal I can throw together quite quickly. I almost always have all of the ingredients on hand, which makes those nights where I don’t know what to cook, a lot easier. Ingredients 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts 4 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil […]

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