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...

Apple Cider Glazed Pork Chops

Apple Cider Glazed Pork Chops

The Perfect Apple Cider Pork Chops recipe! The ultimate recipe for glazed pork chops! Coated with an apple cider glaze, and grilled to perfection, these sweet and savory apple cider chops are perfect any time you're in the mood for meat! My 6-year-old son Harrison just began the school year, and the start of first grade.  Don't get me wrong, our summer was great, but I was really looking forward to getting back into our regular school year routine.  This is also the second year that Harrison is playing fall flag football, which means two nights a week we have football practice in the early evening.  On those practice nights we tend to have something quick either before or after practice.  On nights we don't have practice, I make it a point to have dinner at Continue Reading...

White Pizza with Bacon and Tomatoes

White Pizza with Bacon and Tomatoes

A pizza-lovers dream!  Loaded with cheesy Alfredo sauce and topped with fresh, delicious tomatoes, onions, basil and savory bacon, this pizza is perfect for pizza night or for an easy dinner solution any night of the week! Is it me, or do I have the only kid in America that doesn't eat pizza?  Isn't pizza one of those foods that kids go crazy for?  My husband and I love it, but our 6-year-old son would rather go without eating than grabbing a slice.  Therefore, it has become a small mission of mine to create a pizza that my son will enjoy just as much as his parents. I decided to make a pizza that uses an Alfredo sauce, instead of a red sauce (which is what he says he doesn't like.)  Topped with some seriously delicious toppings: cheese, bacon, red onion, grape tomatoes, and Continue Reading...

Grilled Chicken Skewers with Plums

Grilled Chicken Skewers with Plums

Meet your new favorite way to make Grilled Chicken Skewers! Simple chicken breasts are paired with sweet, summer plums making this grilled chicken recipe a summer dinner favorite! A fantastic plum recipe, too! Grilled Chicken Skewers with Plums - an amazing Plum recipe! I would say that one of my most-used (and loved) cooking tools is my gas grill.  My husband bought it for me for my birthday a few years ago, and I've been consistently using it about 9-10 months out of the year.  My neighbors tend to see me wheeling out the grill a few nights a week, especially in the summer.  I love grilling up an easy dinner like these Grilled Chicken Skewers with Plums. Chicken & Plums? Actually, a fantastic plum recipe! Perfectly seasoned, this chicken goes wonderfully with Continue Reading...

Easy Grilled Pork Loin with Sugar and Spice Rub and Grilled Peaches

Easy Grilled Pork Loin with Sugar and Spice Rub and Grilled Peaches

As a mom, and wife I'm pretty much ALWAYS on the hunt for healthy, delicious dinners that are quick and easy to make.  Sound familiar?  Yeah, I think this is right up there with solving the national debt crisis, and making the country more energy independent!  Finding quick, healthy delicious meals is on the mind of anyone that spends more than a few minutes in the kitchen every day.  Have no fear - I've got a great one for ya:  Easy Grilled Pork Loin with Sugar and Spice Rub and Grilled Peaches! This dinner is seriously so delicious!  The juicy, sweet peaches paired with the slightly spicy rub on the pork compliment each other beautifully.  We had this for dinner last night, and I'm tellin' ya - a little bite of pork, with a little piece of peach is a slice of heaven right in your Continue Reading...

Grilled Mushroom & Sirloin Skewers with Rosemary Shallot Marinade

Grilled Mushroom & Sirloin Skewers with Rosemary Shallot Marinade

Attention steak lovers - these Grilled Mushroom and Sirloin Skewers are for you!  Marinated in an easy rosemary-shallot marinade, these skewers are a quick and easy dinner option to throw on the grill any night of the week. Sometimes, I'm really in the mood for MEAT!  Growing up in the heartland of South Dakota, beef and pork are consumed on a very regular basis.  There was one time shortly after my husband and I were married, when there was a gathering taking place at my parents house.  My husband joyfully noted that we had had meat at every meal that day.   His response to the carnivorous observation with a huge grin on his face was the response;  "I love your family!" While we certainly don't have meat at every meal here at our house, we definitely enjoy beef a couple Continue Reading...

Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon

Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon

The BEST Cedar Plank Salmon Recipe! This Cedar Plank Salmon recipe is one of the most flavorful ways to enjoy salmon. With just 5 ingredients, this Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon is not only simple to make, it's healthy and tastes amazing! Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. Delightful E Made is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. The Easiest Way to do Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon! Have you ever made and ate a meal and then when finished ask yourself, "Why don't I make this more often?"  That's what I said to myself last night after making this super delicious and easy Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon. With just 5 Continue Reading...