MONTEREY CHICKEN: Chad’s version is on top mine is below. I would say Chad’s favorite restaurant is Chili’s. He loves the Monterey Chicken. When I saw a copy cat recipe online I knew I needed to try it out.  The Positive: The recipe is very easy to make and is full of flavor. The Negative: It’s not Chili’s so naturally it didn’t taste exactly like their recipe. Overall: If you are going to make this I’d highly suggest using chicken breasts instead of tenders. As you can see I struggled with space for the rest of the ingredients. The chili’s version … Continue reading MONTEREY CHICKEN

Herbed Pasta with Toasted Breadcrumbs

Happy New Year! To start with can you believe the only resolution from 2012 I accomplished was cooking more? In a little over a year I made over 100 new meals according to my blog. My goal for 2013 is to continue trying new recipes. I want to cook at home more and not eat out as much. With that being said I have to find ways to make that work. I’ve created a meal plan for the month with a few things in mind. They won’t always be healthy. Having a picky eater prevents me from having super healthy … Continue reading Herbed Pasta with Toasted Breadcrumbs

Chicken Ranch Pasta

Chicken Ranch Pasta When I found this recipe I knew it had potential. I’m not a huge fan of the ranch scene but since Chad is and he’s picky I knew I could take one for the team and give this recipe a try. It’s super easy to make and I always enjoy making my own sauce which this recipe has you do. Don’t be fooled though it’s super easy it’s literally milk, ranch, butter and flour. The meal came out great and it wasn’t an overload of ranch which I especially appreciated. The only downside is that if you hate washing … Continue reading Chicken Ranch Pasta