easy dinner

Honey Chipotle Chicken Crispers

Have you been to Chili’s and had the honey chipotle chicken crispers?! If not you need to. Better yet, just try this copy cat recipe I found. I must admit that isn’t quite the same, but it is pretty close. Plus, it is baked instead of fried, so it is a little healthier than the restaurant version. I made these a couple weeks ago, but will definitely be making these from now on when I get my chicken crisper craving. The sauce is a little spicy, but if you dip them in ranch they are even yummier and it helps […]

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Asian BBQ Cauliflower Tacos

I have had a beautiful head of purple cauliflower in my refrigerator for about a week now.  I couldn’t resist it at the farmer’s market and I didn’t want to just cook it as a side dish, I wanted to highlight the texture and color.  My favorite food truck in Charlotte, NC makes a delicious buffalo cauliflower dish, and I got inspired.  I decided to make some home-made corn tortillas and a twist on Asian BBQ for the cauliflower.  These vegetarian tacos are bright and crisp, and topped with a very simple pickle adds a burst of acidity.  If you […]

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Healthy Shrimp Fried Rice

Chinese food as always been a guilty pleasure of mine, but getting take-out or going to a restaurant each time I get a craving is getting pretty expensive for me! Inlight of eating healthier and pinching pennies where I can, I decided to just recreate my favorite Chinese dish – shrimp fried rice. Now I know the best part of fried rice is the combination of flavors and a little grease from the oil, but I’m making things a little healthier by replacing olive oil for coconut oil in this dish. The coconut oil also does a wonderful job of […]

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