9 Recipes I’ve Been Making Lately

Lately I’ve been cooking a lot of new things and so I figured I’d share the recipes with you. Nothing I’ve made up myself, I’m definitely a recipe follower and sometimes recipe adapter depending on what I have at home and my own personal taste. I rarely ever come up with a recipe on my own.

I usually get on a soup kick in the winter and make a ton of different soups because they are warm and homey. The websites I get all these recipes from are so random. A lot of them I just Google and find, or find on Pinterest. 

Typically I cook dinner five nights a week so I’m always looking for easy, healthy, delicious things to add to my rotation. If you have some recipes like that, please leave me a link in the comments.

9 Recipes I’ve Been Making Lately

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Energy Bites — These energy bites (shown above) were soooooo good. I had to pace myself not to eat them all in one day. Personally I don’t think the recipe makes as many as it says it does. I’ll be tripling it next time! I didn’t have ground flax seed so I left that out, but my husband and I are already addicted, they are so delicious. Perfect little treat and boost of energy. Also I get a sweet tooth at night and this is better than a lot of other things I typically eat at night!

Chili Lime Steak Bites — This recipe is so fast and delicious, my husband and I immediately looked at each other after the first bite and said, this is a keeper. I bet it’d be even better if we let them marinate for a few hours versus just a few minutes.

Easy Meatballs in Dijon Gravy — This recipe is really good, but it takes WAY longer than 30 minutes. Making meatballs takes longer and cooking them in a skillet takes a while. I prefer getting a crust on them in a skillet then baking or reverse bake then end in a skillet to get a nice crust. The sauce is so good, and instead of putting it over regular pasta, I’d use a healthy protein pasta.

Curried Chicken and Rice Soup — I didn’t blend the rice in, I just added it in the soup. If you love chicken and rice soup, this just adds a few additional flavors to change it up.

Honey Lime Chicken — Anne is a friend of mine and I love this recipe of hers. I don’t do the peach salad part unless peaches are in season, but I’ll do the salad and add whatever is in season that goes with the flavors. I love that the marinade is also the dressing. One less thing to make and it makes all of the flavors go together.

Caesar Salad Dressing — Fresh homemade Caesar dressing is DELISH and doesn’t have anything weird in it. You’d be shocked at all the weird stuff in salad dressing from the grocery store. Canola oil — no thanks! I usually just put this on a homemade chicken caesar salad. 

Turkey Meatball and Kale Soup — I like to cut my kale really small so it doesn’t feel like I’m eating kale. This recipe was really healthy and delicious.

Dijon Chicken Linguine with Crimini Mushrooms and Toasted Almonds — I pinned this recipe a long time ago, but it’s really good and I find myself making it every once in a while. You can make it healthy by using a bean-based pasta and subbing the whipping cream with something lighter. 

Thai Slow Cooker Chicken and Wild Rice Soup — I used chicken breasts instead of thighs in this recipe and I also recommend adding the rice at the very end. Either do minute rice in the microwave and add it 20 minutes before you are going to eat, or add regular rice with just enough time to let it cook, otherwise the rice gets really mushy and then it’s not good for leftovers, otherwise the flavors are good and I love anything that’s super easy but packed with flavor.

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Photo by Emma Weiss