Instant Pot Ramen

On any given day, ask my kids what they want to eat and they will 99.9% of the time respond with “ramen.” While I appreciate their love of carbs and the cheap little packs that take about .5 seconds to make, I don’t always want to join in on the sodium overload the little silver […]

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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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Chinese Chicken Salad

Happy National Rotisserie Chicken Day! Often on days that I do my grocery shopping, I’ll pick up a rotisserie chicken from the supermarket or I’ll grab a chicken from the chicken man (German friends will understand!). There are often then leftovers. These leftovers are perfect for soups or salads, including this recipe! This Chinese Chicken […]

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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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Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

One of my favorite cuisines is Indian. I feel like it is underrated, and perhaps one of an acquired taste, but one that I love and crave. This version of butter chicken is made in a slow cooker and has a ton of bold flavors that my family loves. ingredients 1-14 ounce can of coconut […]

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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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Spatchcock Chicken

Don’t ask me why this methodology of cooking a whole chicken is called spatchcock. I have no idea, it sounds weird, but it is kind of fun to say. And it is a really efficient way to cook a whole chicken to ensure the cooking process is even and the chicken is done all of […]

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Sheet Pan Teriyaki Dinner

Sheet pan dinners are my favorite weeknight meals, because you can just throw everything together and bake. Nothing is easier than that. I try to make as many different sheet pan dinner varieties as I can, and when I make a dish that works, I will share it with all of you guys. Ingredients 1-1/2 […]

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Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Indian food is one of the most underrated cuisines, in my opinion. The warm spices that are integrated throughout most Indian dishes are unlike any others. Bursting with flavors and spices, Indian is one of my favorites. When Aric was deployed to South Korea and the boys and I went to visit, I had some […]

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