Top Ten Delightful E Made Reader Favorites of 2014

Top Ten Delightful E Made Reader Favorites of 2014

Delightful E Made has had a wonderful year, thanks to you!  I've compiled all of your favorite posts from the year into one page.  Its a great go-to post, perfect to bookmark and come back to for all of your favorite recipes of 2014.   Here is a list of all of your favorite Delightful E Made recipes, starting with the most popular, and going all the way through the top ten of 2014.  Lets get started....without further ado, here is your #1 most visited post for 2014: #1  Favorite Delightful E Made Post for 2014: These adorable Penguin Cookies!  You guys seem to love them just as much as we did!  Super-easy to make, using Town House crackers, peanut butter and a few other goodies.  Not just for Christmas, these cookies would be perfect for a kids birthday party, classroom Continue Reading...

Sweet Kale and Grilled Sirloin Salad

Sweet Kale and Grilled Sirloin Salad

The perfect entree salad for the meat lover!  Loaded with crunchy, delicious kale, Brussels sprouts, shredded broccoli, cabbage and chicory and topped with grilled sirloin steak, this salad is incredible.  Fresh, filling and perfect for lunch or a light dinner! Especially during the holiday season, its easy to go overboard with eating, and then suddenly discover you've gained 5 lbs (or more!), and your jeans no longer fit.  I speak from experience here. ;)  With this in mind, I'm always looking for healthy, delicious lunch and dinner ideas that keep me on the healthy track.  This Sweet Kale and Grilled Sirloin Salad is a fantastic meal idea that is healthy, filling, and full of flavor. This salad starts with an Eat Smart Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Kit, that is loaded with Continue Reading...

Smokey Baked Gnocchi

Smokey Baked Gnocchi

Mini gnocchi are paired with fire-roasted tomatoes, bacon, red onions, and topped with thick slices of smoked mozzarella. Baked to perfection, this classic Italian fare brings amazing savory flavor and is the ultimate comfort food! About ten years ago, just after Jason and I were married, Jason was assigned extended international business travel with his company to their Avezzano, Italy site.  It was tough being apart, as I was still working in the US.  However, I was able visit a couple times while he was there.  I can say with fair certainty, that some of the best food I've ever had in my life was in Italy.  It was also one of the first times I ever had gnocchi.  To relive a bit of our Italian adventure, I made this amazing Smokey Baked Gnocchi. Gnocchi are little Continue Reading...

3 Easy Steps to a Moist and Delicious Turkey

3 Easy Steps to a Moist and Delicious Turkey

  Here's how to cook a moist turkey for Thanksgiving! Are you hosting Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving or Christmas this year?  Set your holiday table with a gorgeous, moist turkey in just three easy steps. I'll show you how to make a brine for your turkey, which is the secret to getting a juicy and flavorful bird every time!   After hosting several Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners, I've come to the conclusion that without a really delicious turkey, your holiday dinner can be a bit of a let-down.  Turkey can be moist, juicy and flavorful when you do the right things ahead of time.  Brining your turkey is probably one the easiest ways to add some great flavor and moisture to your bird.  Once you brine a turkey, you'll never go back!  I'm going to show you three easy steps Continue Reading...

Thai Peanut Pasta with Shrimp

Thai Peanut Pasta with Shrimp

I received free product and compensation in exchange for this post.  All opinions, recipe and photos are 100% my own.   This Thai Peanut Pasta with Shrimp is a healthy, easy, delicious dinner solution for any night of the week!  Angel Hair pasta is tossed with fresh veggies, tender shrimp, a delicious Thai peanut sauce, and topped with crunchy peanuts to make a delicious meal.  This pasta dish will be a new favorite with your family!   If your family is like mine then you're always on the look-out for easy, healthy, delicious pasta dishes.  This Thai Peanut Pasta with Shrimp is one of our new favorites!  My boys LOVE pasta, and if it were up to them, we would have pasta at every meal.  Thanks to Dreamfields Pasta, this Thai Peanut Pasta with Shrimp is a healthy Stovetop Continue Reading...

Lime Chicken Chili

Lime Chicken Chili

This Lime Chicken Chili is a healthy, delicious dinner that's done in under 30 minutes!  Made with chicken, beans and peppers along with fresh lime juice and cilantro, this chicken chili recipe is fabulous! Lime Chicken Chili - the perfect Chicken Chili recipe! Today, my son Harrison scored his very first touchdown in a flag football game!  He normally plays center, and snapping the football seems to be what he's good at.  However, today our fantastic coach decided that it was Harrison's turn to get into the end-zone.  As he got the hand-off, he dodged the defensive players and  ran it in for a touchdown.  He was so excited!  Lots of cheers, high fives, and fist-bumps - and that was just by the parents!  The boys were thrilled to win their football game, and it turned into a game that Continue Reading...

Shrimp Bacon and Corn Chowder

Shrimp Bacon and Corn Chowder

Shrimp and his best friend bacon team up together in this amazing soup!  Loaded with flavor, this soup is a must-have on a cold fall or winter night.  Its the ultimate comfort food! I know I've said it before, but its worth noting again; I'm pretty much always looking for and trying new dinner recipes.  They need to be easy to make, quick to prepare, include simple ingredients and on the healthier side for my family.  Can you relate? Once I come across something that's easy for me to prepare and my family enjoys it, I consider it a dinner victory!  This Shrimp Bacon & Corn Chowder is my latest dinner victory! This soup is fabulous in so many ways!  The ingredients are simple, and items that I usually have on hand in my pantry and fridge.  The celery, onion and garlic Continue Reading...