Easy Taco Casserole!

Easy Taco Casserole Recipe - Perfect for a quick weeknight meal - NovaturientSoul.com

I introduce to you my easy taco casserole recipe (aka Taco Pie). In keeping with my ‘Chopped Challenge’ theme from my last recipe post, I thought I would share with you this deliciously easy recipe. In case you did not see my last recipe, my (what I call) ‘Chopped Challenge’ days are when I am running very low on groceries & need to come up with an easy, filling, & delicious meal with what I have on hand… which is[Read more]

Crispy Buffalo Chicken Bites!

Crispy Buffalo Chicken Bites - A healthy alternative to chicken wings - NovaturientSoul.com

This recipe for crispy buffalo chicken bites came about during my (what I like to call) ‘Chopped Challenge’ days. What that actually means is the kitchen was depleted of most food & the grocery shopping fund was at zilch. Hey, it happens sometimes so you’ve gotta make the best of it! As you know from previous posts, I try out lots of different foods and recipes because I don’t like to make the same five meals on repeat. So, these[Read more]

Honey-Balsamic Pork in the Slow Cooker!

Honey Balsamic Slow Cooker Pork Recipe - NovaturientSoul.com

As you may know by now, I adore my slow cooker. It helps keep my meals & budget on track even when I’m feeling lazy. When it comes to pork and the slow cooker, my thoughts automatically turn to BBQ, but I wanted something a little different this time around. So I found this recipe and adapted it to what I had on hand. [That’s usually the name of the game in my kitchen; use what you have to make[Read more]

Easy Spinach Dip!

Easy & delicious cold spinach dip! - NovaturientSoul.com

I’ve been making this spinach dip for YEARS. My old roommate & I would make this all the time – maybe just a little more than most people – beacuse it was easy, cheap, & so so good! I mean it, this dip is lick the bowl delicious! This recipe was inspired by the one found at Knorr’s website. It’s also on the back of mix packet. Most of the time, to keep it even more simple I won’t even[Read more]

‘Fried’ Chicken with Panko Crust!

Healthy, crispy 'fried' chicken recipe! - NovaturientSoul.com

Growing up Southern, I LOVEEEE some crispy fried chicken. But being health-conscious, I try to steer myself away from too many fried foods. And therein lies my dilemma! I have tried to make baked ‘fried’ chicken other ways but it never turns out crispy enough for my liking. But for this recipe I have found that panko crumbs & a wire rack are perfect for ensuring a crispy piece of chicken! This ‘fried’ chicken recipe is simple, full of flavor,[Read more]