Stuffed Acorn Squash

Cut acorn squash in half, clean seeds & stringy parts with spoon, drizzle open side with olive oil (or other healthy oil), season w/S&P, place face down on baking sheet, bake at 400Β° for 20 to 40 minutes depending on size of squash; when tender by poke with a fork, a squeeze. While in ovenContinue reading “Stuffed Acorn Squash”

Chicken Cacciatore

πŸ€” I sautΓ©ed the mushrooms first, then set aside. Next I browned chicken parts on both sides in olive oil. Add mushrooms back to pot, a lg can of tomato paste, tomato sauce and I add chicken stock to desired thickness; for some reason me and my family like the sauce thin with this. ThenContinue reading “Chicken Cacciatore”

One Pan Sausage, Rosemary Potatoes, and Apples (Whole30, Paleo) β€” What is that, Moni?!

Another recipe/blog save/share πŸ˜‹ This Whole30 and paleo one pan meal is easy and flavorful. It’s a must-add to your weeknight meal list! I have to say, a lot of my one-pan meals are inspired by a complete lack of time. This delicious one pan meal is perfect for a crazy and hectic weeknight, makesContinue reading “One Pan Sausage, Rosemary Potatoes, and Apples (Whole30, Paleo) β€” What is that, Moni?!”

Lighter Chicken Parm?

Well…I try πŸ˜† I made marinara sauce with usual ingredients, but a pinch of coconut palm sugar instead of regular. And I dredged chicken in SEASONED (including grated parm) arrowroot flour. I used good olive oil πŸ«’ πŸ˜‹

Stuffed Striped Peppers

https://dawns-ad-lib.com/2018/02/04/stuffed-peppers/ I’ve checked out multiple recipes and I like more meat and less rice in mine πŸ˜‰ we usually like what we grew up with and my dad made them that way. That being said, he also used green peppers (which I prefer), but my daughter does NOT; so I use other colors for herContinue reading “Stuffed Striped Peppers”

How I baked a Cheap Ass Ham

RECIPE ➑️ How I baked a Cheap Ass Ham EASY! recipe at links πŸ”ƒ I changed to this pineapple rum sauce I had instead of marmalade. And I did turn the broiler on high for a few minutes πŸ˜‰ after spooning some of the glaze back on top. https://dawns-ad-lib.com/2016/12/06/how-i-baked-a-cheap-ass-ham/

Spicy Pineapple Rum Pork Tenderloin

That was EASY & DELICIOUS πŸ˜‹; with The Pampered Chef Sauce, a thermometer, au gratin potatoes & an arugula salad; OH & ninja foodi oven πŸ˜‰ any oven will work. I marinated the pork with half the spicy pineapple rum sauce in the refrigerator for a couple hours, then I took it out of theContinue reading “Spicy Pineapple Rum Pork Tenderloin”

Budget Meals

I know! Me?! πŸ˜† I do, I do…sometimes. Now, with more reading of The Minimalist (along with current administration/nut house causing inflation…out of control…within 6 months‼️), I decided to do more, so not only did I make the usual good meals from Thanksgiving leftovers, but I’ve been shopping at the dollar store (weigh quality, quantity,Continue reading “Budget Meals”