Author: MyKitchenSerenity

Leesa’s Red Snapper Fillets with Lemon Caper Sauce

Leesa’s Red Snapper Fillets with Lemon Caper Sauce

Pan Seared Red Snapper is a delicious and healthy meal that’s ready in 10 minutes!  Learn how to cook red snapper with lemon butter caper sauce.  A healthy fish recipe with simple ingredients and easy directions!

Southern Chicken Tetrazzini

Southern Chicken Tetrazzini

Creamy chicken tetrazzini is made with chicken thighs, sliced mushrooms, parmesan cheese, and cream of chicken soup.  This easy pasta dinner is ready in 20 minutes.  This is serious comfort food!

Best Knife Set Under $200

Best Knife Set Under $200

You need a new knife set and your budget is $200.  How do you pick out the Best Knife Set Under $200?  Well, because I love to comparison shop and find the best deal, I put together this buying guide of the best kitchen knife […]

Strawberry Cream Pie

Strawberry Cream Pie

Strawberry Cream Pie is extraordinarily creamy and delicious.  It’s made with fresh strawberries, condensed milk, lime juice, and cool whip on top of an amazing crushed pretzel crust.  It’s frozen and tastes like ice cream!  Also known as a strawberry pretzel pie, it’ll be your […]

Bacon Jalapeno Cheese Ball

Bacon Jalapeno Cheese Ball

This Bacon Jalapeño Cheese Ball is the ultimate appetizer for any occasion and any time of year.  This cheese ball recipe is made with cream cheese, jalapeño pepper, Mexican cheese, smoked paprika, Mexican oregano, chipotle powder, and garlic powder then rolled in crispy bacon and […]

Best Pasta Strainers – A 2020 Product Buying Guide

Best Pasta Strainers – A 2020 Product Buying Guide

Are you in the market for a new pasta strainer?  If so, you have come to the right place.  After lots of research, I created this Best Pasta Strainers Buying Guide for 2020 to help you compare prices.  I was recently in the market for […]

Easy Mac and Cheese

Easy Mac and Cheese

Everybody loves macaroni and cheese!  This recipe is the best because there are only 4 simple ingredients.  Elbow macaroni, shredded cheese, milk, and butter.  Only 4 simple steps, too.  Sometimes, the simplest recipes are the best!

Sheet Pan Cajun Chicken and Potatoes

Sheet Pan Cajun Chicken and Potatoes

Juicy chicken breasts and tender potatoes tossed in a spicy Cajun seasoned sauce and baked to perfection in one pan.  Sheet pan chicken and potatoes are an easy dinner that your family will love.

Easy Southern Chicken Divan

Easy Southern Chicken Divan

Chicken Divan is a classic casserole made with chicken and broccoli, baked with a sour cream and cream of mushroom soup mixture with a hint of curry and dry white wine, then topped with cheddar cheese and panko bread crumbs.  Dinner is ready in about […]

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Bowls

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas Bowls

Pork Carnitas Bowls begin with your Instant Pot.  The pork is perfectly tender and well seasoned, then broiled for that traditional crispy texture.  Serve bowl style with homemade cilantro lime rice, and homemade pico de gallo.  Add corn, black beans, and avocado slices.  The best […]

Easy Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken

Easy Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken

Tender chicken breasts slow cooked in the crock pot with a sweet garlic honey ginger sauce.  This easy crock pot honey garlic chicken is loaded with delicious Asian flavors! The best crock pot honey garlic chicken!

Easy and Delicious Keto Pancakes with Coconut Flour

Easy and Delicious Keto Pancakes with Coconut Flour

Love pancakes for breakfast, but trying to stay on your low carb keto diet?  If so, you’ll love this easy Keto Pancakes with Coconut Flour recipe!  These pancakes are fluffy, delicious and make the best low carb keto breakfast. 

Easy Homemade Chocolate Cake

Easy Homemade Chocolate Cake

The best chocolate cake is made from scratch with easy homemade chocolate frosting.  Rich and decadent 3 layers of chocolatey goodness!

Easy Meat Lasagna

Easy Meat Lasagna

Easy homemade lasagna with three layers of lasagna noodles, meat sauce, and lots of creamy ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan cheeses.  You’ll love this traditional Italian lasagna!  Easy make-ahead and freezer-friendly, too.  

Easy BLT Dip Recipe

Easy BLT Dip Recipe

Need a great dip for that upcoming party and have no idea what to make?  If so, you are going to love this Easy BLT Dip Recipe!  This easy dip is super creamy, full of flavor, and the star of the party!   

Easy Lasagna Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Easy Lasagna Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Delicious, nutritious portobello mushrooms are “stuffed” with a layer of meaty marinara sauce, then a layer of mozzarella and ricotta cheese mixture, then a layer of shredded mozzarella cheese.  Baked to perfection, these lasagna stuffed mushrooms are a perfect weeknight dinner.  Low carb and keto […]

Easy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Easy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

This easy oatmeal raisin cookie recipe makes 24 delicious, homemade cookies!  Butter, oats, brown sugar, and the perfect spices come together for the best oatmeal raisin cookie.  

Easy Hamburger Vegetable Soup

Easy Hamburger Vegetable Soup

Delicious, nutritious vegetable soup made with ground beef, carrots, green beans, corn, mushrooms, and tomato juice. This super easy hamburger vegetable soup recipe can be made on any day of the week. A quick and easy home-cooked meal that’s perfect for the whole family.

Easy Peach Cobber

Easy Peach Cobber

Easy, homemade peach cobbler is made with fresh peaches and other delicious ingredients such as cinnamon, vanilla, and sugar.  Topped with a delicious buttery crust that’s sweet and crisp.  Serve with ice cream or whipped cream for the best southern peach cobbler you and your […]

Chocolate Pecan PieCaken

Chocolate Pecan PieCaken

A whole pecan pie baked inside a chocolate cake, then topped with chocolate frosting?  YES!  This dessert sounds complicated but it’s surprisingly easy.  The chocolate pecan piecaken is a delicious easy holiday dessert.

Low Carb Oatmeal Recipe

Low Carb Oatmeal Recipe

This Low Carb Keto “Oatmeal” (or noatmeal, if you will) recipe contains no actual “oats,” but has the flavor and texture of traditional oatmeal (without the pesky carbs).  Not only is this oatmeal gluten-free, low carb, keto, and paleo-friendly, it’s an easy, healthy, and delicious low […]

Southern Cornbread Dressing

Southern Cornbread Dressing

This Southern Cornbread Dressing is so delicious and moist, you don’t need to cover it up with gravy!  Perfectly seasoned with onions and celery, sage, poultry seasoning, chicken broth, and cream of chicken soup.  Serve this classic cornbread dressing as a Thanksgiving side dish or […]

Asian Cabbage Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

Asian Cabbage Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

This Asian Cabbage Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing is a delicious and healthy Thai inspired side dish. Loaded with fresh ingredients and big flavors!  Cabbage, mandarin oranges, toasted peanuts, and fresh veggies tossed with a sweet and spicy peanut dressing made with peanut butter, sesame […]

Keto Chocolate Mug Cake

Keto Chocolate Mug Cake

This delicious keto chocolate mug cake is the perfect size for one. This individual keto mug cake is made with coconut flour, cocoa, and Swerve sweetener.  Ready in one minute.  Contains only 6 grams net carbs. 

Easy Apple Crisp

Easy Apple Crisp

Fresh sliced apples tossed with real maple syrup, pure apple juice, cinnamon, allspice, and fresh thyme leaves baked with a sweet oatmeal, honey, and almond topping!  Gluten-free!  Makes 4-6 servings.

Easy Miso Ginger Salmon Recipe

Easy Miso Ginger Salmon Recipe

Fresh salmon fillets marinated and topped with a sweet Asian sauce made with apples, ginger, mirin, soy sauce, and miso paste.  Oven broiled salmon is juicy and flaky and is an easy seafood dinner recipe for any night of the week.  You’re going to love […]

Instant Pot Creamy Asparagus Soup

Instant Pot Creamy Asparagus Soup

An easy, creamy asparagus soup made in your Instant Pot.  This comforting soup can be served either hot or cold, so it is perfect for enjoying all year round!  Makes 4-6 servings.

Easy Banana Nut Muffins

Easy Banana Nut Muffins

Warm, homemade banana nut muffins are always in season!  This easy recipe is ready in 30 minutes and makes 12 muffins.  These muffins make a delicious breakfast or a tasty snack.  Bananas and brown sugar add cozy sweetness.  Walnuts add a delightful crunch.  Bananas, eggs, […]

Thai Coconut Shrimp Soup

Thai Coconut Shrimp Soup

Delicious shrimp, lots of fresh vegetables, coconut milk, and red curry paste come together for a delicious, nutritious bowl of homemade Thai Coconut Shrimp Soup.  Warming, comforting soup ready in 30 minutes!  Makes 4 servings.  

Instant Pot Tomato Basil Soup

Instant Pot Tomato Basil Soup

Fresh tomatoes, vegetables, and herbs come together in your instant pot for delicious, nutritious homemade Tomato Soup.  Warming, comforting soup ready in 30 minutes!  Makes 4-6 servings.  

Hearty Low Carb Keto Chili

Hearty Low Carb Keto Chili

This thick and hearty no bean keto chili is filling and full of delicious chili flavors.  Ground beef and sliced smoked sausage are simmered with onion, bell pepper, celery, diced tomatoes, and lots of classic chili seasoning.  Fits perfectly on your high protein low carb […]

Easy Grilled Salmon with BBQ Sauce

Easy Grilled Salmon with BBQ Sauce

Grilled salmon filets are probably my second favorite way to eat fish (first being fried catfish).  Salmon has a very tender texture with a deliciously rich, buttery flavor and is full of health benefits.  Additionally, salmon cooks up faster than other meats (steak or burgers).  Which […]

Easy Rotel Chicken Spaghetti

Easy Rotel Chicken Spaghetti

Creamy chicken spaghetti made with rotisserie chicken, Rotel tomatoes, Velveeta Cheese, and cream of mushroom and cream of chicken soups.  This easy chicken spaghetti recipe is ready in 30 minutes.  This is serious comfort food!

Easy and Delicious Southern Grilled Corn on the Cob

Easy and Delicious Southern Grilled Corn on the Cob

Few things are better than fresh grilled corn on the cob.  That’s why I love our super easy and delicious recipe for Southern Grilled Corn on the Cob.  We often add it to chicken, burgers, or whatever we are putting on the grill. It just […]

Sweet & Sour Pork Chops with Peppers & Pineapple

Sweet & Sour Pork Chops with Peppers & Pineapple

Boneless seasoned pork chops baked in the oven, then topped with a homemade sweet and sour glaze.  Served with sauteed fresh bell pepper slices and fresh pineapple chunks. 

Easy Blonde Brownies

Easy Blonde Brownies

Blonde brownies are chewy chocolate chip cookie bars that are made with flour, brown sugar, butter, vanilla, egg, chopped pecans, and chocolate chips.  Also known as blondies, this easy one-pan dessert recipe is versatile and perfect for any occasion! Chewy on the inside and slightly […]

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Fresh, healthy Brussels sprouts are oven-roasted in a cast-iron skillet with bits of bacon.  Crispy caramelized Brussels sprouts have a delightful hint of nutty sweetness.  An easy side dish that goes with just about anything. 

Low Carb Keto Pizza

Low Carb Keto Pizza

Who wants a delicious guilt-free pizza?  This pizza crust is low carb, keto, gluten-free, and nut free.  Enjoy an easy low carb keto pizza crust topped with your favorite toppings such as pepperoni, sausage, bacon, and mushrooms!  Keep this low carb dinner recipe in your […]

Beef Noodle Casserole (Beef A La Deutch)

Beef Noodle Casserole (Beef A La Deutch)

This is hands down the best creamy beef noodle casserole!  Cooked egg noodles tossed with sour cream and cream cheese; layered with flavorful meaty tomato sauce; and melty mozzarella cheese.  This recipe was inspired by an old church cookbook recipe dated nearly 40 years ago.  […]

Fried Green Tomatoes with Shrimp Creole Sauce

Fried Green Tomatoes with Shrimp Creole Sauce

Crispy fried green tomato slices topped with a creamy creole sauce that’s loaded with shrimp! This easy fried green tomato recipe is our family favorite and I think you’ll love it, too.  The creole sauce is what makes this recipe over the top delicious! 

Egg Roll in a Bowl

Egg Roll in a Bowl

Egg Roll in a Bowl is a quick and easy, homemade Chinese takeout meal that contains all the ingredients of an egg roll, except the wrapper.  Also known as crack slaw, this Asian inspired recipe is ready in under 30 minutes.  Great for a low […]

Corn Salad

Corn Salad

A super easy and refreshing creamy corn salad that’s a perfect side dish for summer or any time of the year.  Shoepeg corn, cucumber, tomato, and red onion tossed with a homemade, tangy mayonnaise and vinegar based dressing. This no-cook side dish is great for […]

Loaded Cauliflower Casserole

Loaded Cauliflower Casserole

Steamed cauliflower florets tossed with cream cheese, shredded cheese, bacon, and chives!  Ultimate comfort food casserole.  This easy baked cauliflower recipe is ready in under 30 minutes.

Cashew Pork Stir Fry

Cashew Pork Stir Fry

Tender pork stir-fried with bok choy, bell pepper, onion, cashews, and seasonings.  Quick and easy weeknight meal, ready in under 30 minutes.  Delicious and healthy.  Great meal for the low carb and keto lifestyle.

Broccoli Bacon Egg Casserole

Broccoli Bacon Egg Casserole

A delicious breakfast egg casserole with broccoli, bacon, and cheddar cheese.  Great breakfast for a large family or convenient meal prep!

Easy Cod with Garlic Herb Butter

Easy Cod with Garlic Herb Butter

Delicious, healthy cod topped with homemade garlic-herb butter creates a tender, flavorful fish dinner that even the kids will eat!  This tender, white fish recipe is gluten-free, keto, and low carb.  Less than 1 net carb per serving.  Easy recipe – bake or pan fry.

Low Carb Keto Jambalaya

Low Carb Keto Jambalaya

Low carb jambalaya made with chicken, sausage, shrimp, and cauliflower rice.  This easy low carb jambalaya is packed with classic New Orleans flavor.  I guarantee it!  Makes 6 servings at 7.5 net carbs each.

Lemon Pepper Wings

Lemon Pepper Wings

These lemon pepper chicken wings are seasoned with homemade lemon pepper seasoning and baked in the oven.  Chicken wings are great for game day or any day.  Wings are a great choice for an appetizer, snack, or meal.

Italian Cream Cake Cookie Bars

Italian Cream Cake Cookie Bars

Delicious Italian Cream Cake baked in a sheet pan, then cut into bars or squares.  The ingredients form a chewy, cookie-like crust.  After cooling, spread the rich homemade cream cheese frosting on top.  It’s the easiest Italian Cream Cake ever!  It’s rich and decadent just […]

Broccoli Slaw Recipe

Broccoli Slaw Recipe

Crispy broccoli slaw is tossed with avocado oil mayo, apple cider vinegar, and seasonings for a deliciously healthy side dish or a crunchy filling for sandwiches.