BBQ Chicken Smothered Sweet Potato Fries |

BBQ Chicken Smothered Sweet Potato Fries

BBQ Chicken Smothered Sweet Potato Fries are an example of my ideal meal anatomy.

You’ve got the base – simply baked sweet potato fries in all their carby splendor. Pile on some protein made flavorful via sauce or spices. Add a generous heaping of toppings like chopped veggies and herbs. Drizzle on extra sauce to truly get things going.

That’s the exact formula for my (insanely similar) Buffalo Chicken Smothered Fries recipe. In a way, this feels like cheating…but frankly, I enjoyed this meal too much to keep it to myself!

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One Skillet Paleo Kung Pao Chicken Thighs |

Kung Pao Chicken Thighs

Sweet and spicy Kung Pao Chicken Thighs serve up a heavy dose of flavor in a single skillet! You’ll fall head over heels for this simple paleo recipe that delivers sticky smoldering heat.

We eat chicken thighs at least once a week, especially when we’re trying to save money. Chicken thighs are an inexpensive protein option (way cheaper than chicken breasts) and they’re incredibly versatile. Bone-in thighs are an easy choice for easy meals.

Usually I opt for the dead simple route and make simple crispy cast iron chicken thighs. But since we’ve been eating them so often lately, I’ve had the urge to try something new. Kung Pao chicken thighs were born, and I couldn’t be happier with the results!

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One-Skillet Chicken with Mushrooms & Sun-Dried Tomatoes |

One-Skillet Chicken with Mushrooms & Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Creating a one-skillet chicken meal serves a couple different uses for me. First off, this One-Skillet Chicken with Mushrooms & Sun-Dried Tomatoes makes a hearty and simple meal for you. One skillet meals are the ticket to a quick but fulfilling meal.

Second, it allows me to practice some kitchen techniques I haven’t had much experience with in the past. I sincerely enjoy learning new cooking skills, so this catapulted to the top of my recipe testing list after I saw similar recipes around the web.

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Salmon Cake Eggs Benedict |

Salmon Cake Eggs Benedict

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or brunch — Salmon Cake Eggs Benedict is a great choice for all of them! Salmon cakes get a facelift with serrano peppers and herbs. Top it off with poached eggs and homemade hollandaise and you’ve got a meal like no other. Of course, the whole dish is gluten free, grain free, and paleo.

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of breakfast foods, so of course I put a breakfast-y spin on salmon cakes. But don’t let that stop you from making these salmon cakes for any meal. Add them into your meal prep rotation—they’re quick, easy, and great on the go!

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