Walnut Herb Shrimp

walnut herb shrimp from DailyRation.net

Want a recipe that is super fast but also healthy?  Maybe you’re looking for something low carb or Paleo or Whole30 compliant?  Or maybe you just like to use natural ingredients?  Either way, this is your meal!  Walnut Herb Shrimp hits all those points and is packed full of flavor.  It’s also ready in about…

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Chicken Adobe – A Mexican Chicken and Rice Casserole

Chicken Adobe from DailyRation.net - A Mexican chicken and rice casserole

Chicken Adobe is like a classic chicken and rice casserole, but with a Mexican flavor twist added.  And since September is both chicken month and rice month,  we’re rockin’ the food holidays here. ;).  One of the best things about this dish is that you can do the work and assemble the casserole early in…

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Tomato Eggplant Galette

Even though it’s September, and everyone else seems to be settling into fall, it’s still hot in our long Southern California summers.  We’re nowhere near ready to plant fall crops, and tomatoes and eggplants are still coming out of our ears.  I say this a little tongue in cheek.  I love that we have a long…

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Med Melts With Creamy Ricotta Walnut Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

mediterranean grilled cheese

There’s a restaurant near me that has these sandwiches I adore.  They are Mediterranean melts, which us locals refer to as ‘med melts’.  It’s at one of those hipster places that bake their own bread, have gigantic chocolate filled croissants for breakfast, and there’s lots of dark wood inside.  I love it for the atmosphere, but…

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Citrus Chicken Salad with Herb Toasted Walnuts

Citrus Chicken Salad with Herb Toasted Walnuts from DailyRation.net

If you want a healthy salad recipe but you want to change it up, try something new, but quick and easy is still a must, then this salad should be in your recipe repertoire.  Remember those herb toasted walnuts in yesterday’s blog?  They’re in this salad.  And if you have leftover roasted chicken breasts, or…

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Easy Herb Rubbed Garlic Ranch Salmon

herb rubbed garlic ranch salmon

Remember the ranch dressing mix I posted a few weeks ago?  This stuff?     Like most people, I use it for more than making ranch dressing.  I use it for a ton of recipes that call for a packet of dry ranch dressing mix.  I use it for dips.  And I use it for…

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Our Family’s Favorite Pasta Sauce

hearty spaghetti or pasta sauce

How do I get my family to eat onions, bell peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes, and sometimes even carrots in one meal?  With a hearty pasta sauce that is meaty enough to satisfy my husband and tasty enough that my kids think vegetables are delicious.  This is just as good on spaghetti squash as it is traditional…

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Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

Warm up during winter months with this classic chicken noodle soup recipe. Comfort food, warmth, and nutritionally packed all rolled into one delicious, feel good soup.

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Simmered Tuscan Chicken

This is one of those easy dishes that is chock-full of veggies and the whole family eats.  In fact, my youngest (8) gets 2-3 servings every time I make it and it is the only dish in which she eats green beans.  She doesn’t even blink twice, just scarfs them down.  The veggie hating husband…

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