Lemon Chicken Stir Fry

Eating better. Everyone is on the bandwagon. At least they were until 40ish days ago. Haha!

I always try. But sometimes a good pizza really does fill the carb void. And since I’m horrible making pizza dough, it’s a few and far between treat for us. But lucky for me the hubs loves fresh food. Continue reading

Gobble Gobble

Turkey Breast

Turkey Breast

It’s freezing outside and I’m dreaming of a big warm meal. Unfortunately that meal will be cooked on Thursday and not today. Personally I like purchasing a deconstructed turkey for a quicker cooking time and easier presentation. I like to get the legs seperate from the breast. Faster to cook. This year I’m doing the whole turkey. Continue reading

3 Meals With 1 Item – 3rd Meal – BBQ Chicken Pizza

BBQ Chicken Pizza

BBQ Chicken Pizza

Alright we have roasted a whole chicken  https://modernwifetale.com/2015/11/14/3-meals-with-1-item-1st-meal-roasted-chicken/ then turned part of it into a chili https://modernwifetale.com/2015/11/15/3-meals-with-1-item-2nd-meal-white-chicken-chili/. Now to use the final 3/4 cup for one final meal. Truly stretching one protein to the fullest!

Like most people I love pizza. I love that you can eat it with your hands Continue reading

3 Meals With 1 Item – 2nd Meal White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili

Alright so we have now made our Roasted Chicken: https://modernwifetale.com/2015/11/14/3-meals-with-1-item-1st-meal-roasted-chicken/. Now lets talk about our second mealworms the leftovers.

This is something that is easy to toss together, we’ve already cooked the main protein. Toss it in the pot and forget it. At least until you smell it 8 hours later and are hangry at the world. Yes hangry! Hungry and now angry because you are waiting. Ha! Continue reading

3 Meals With 1 Item – 1st Meal Roasted Chicken

So I have been out of town and slipping up on blogging. Life just seems to get away from you at a rapid rate and I’ve been trying to enjoy a little bit before the responsibility of life comes back in. Like getting a real job. Continue reading

Frito Pie – When You Don’t Really Want To Cook

Frito Pie Casserole

Frito Pie Casserole

I’m usually a prepared modern wife and like most throw my meat in the fridge to defrost the day or two before. Well I was slacking and totally forgot to do this the other day. And I didn’t really want to get dressed to go out to dinner. And where we live the only delivery is pizza, which we had the day before, and I Continue reading

Slow Cooker Stroganoff Pork – Pork 2 Ways – Part 2

Slow Cooker Stroganoff Pork

Slow Cooker Stroganoff Pork

Here is dinner number 2 of the remaining pork tenderloin from yesterdays post. You can read part 1 here: https://modernwifetale.com/2015/10/12/sweet-mustard-pork-tenderloin-pork-2-ways-part-1/ Since we don’t like the same thing two days in a row here is a slow cook pork that is delicious and very easy. You could use regular pork chops instead of the tenderloin cut up if that’s what you have on hand. Continue reading

Sweet Mustard Pork Tenderloin – Pork 2 Ways – Part 1

Sweet Mustard Pork Tenderloin

Sweet Mustard Pork Tenderloin

I was thinking about this the other day. How to take one item and make it two separate ways. Since I’m usually cooking for 2 people I tend to have quite a bit of leftovers. And I don’t want to be wasteful with food or my money. The first thing that came to my mind was pork tenderloin. Continue reading

3 Ingredient Pork Chops – Super Slow Cooker Meal

Pork Chop Ranch and Cream of Chicken

Pork Chop Ranch and Cream of Chicken

I was looking for a super easy meal with just a few ingredients the other day. I have decided to pursue my vinyl decal work and signage a bit more so I was running a bit shy of time. Dinner is one meal I like to cook everyday. If I had a kitchen table I would probably request we sit every day and enjoy our meal together. Continue reading

Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole – Happy National Cheeseburger Day!

Cheeseburger Casserole = Beef+Cheese+Tater Tots

Cheeseburger Casserole = Beef+Cheese+Tater Tots

Happy National Cheeseburger Day!! I love cheeseburgers. It’s got beef, bread, veggies, and a whole world of mixings. And they usually include french fries which I love with tartar sauce. Because of this National Holiday I decided to try something different instead of a just a regular cheeseburger. Pinterest had a million ideas and I went with cheeseburger casserole. Continue reading