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chicken quesadillas packed with veggies, chicken, and cheese. an awesome dinner idea for any night of the week!

chicken fajita quesadillas recipe

These chicken fajita quesadillas are easily a new favorite recipe for me!  They’re easy, really flavorful, and packed with veggies and cheese, and shredded chicken.     what makes a chicken fajita quesadilla A traditional fajita is comprised of grilled meats and veggies that are served on a flour tortilla, and accompanied by awesome toppings.  (Think […]

an easy, insanely delicious dinner idea for any weeknight. shredded chicken, creamy refried black beans, crispy tostada shells, and melty cheese make the ultimate tex-mex dinner idea! crunchy chicken tostada stacks | a flavor journal food blog

crunchy chicken tostada stacks

an easy stacked tostada recipe Crunchy chicken tostada stacks are a new favorite around here.  They’re insanely easy to make, they’re delicious, and you can make them to fit your exact tastes.  I like mine with some spicy black beans, melty cheese, and hot salsa. 🙂 Another bonus in this recipe is the use of […]

rich marinara, fresh mozzarella, and gnocchi are the ultimate comfort food combo in this one-pot dish! and it's complete with wine pairings! cheesy baked gnocchi with wine pairings | a flavor journal food blog

one pot sausage and bacon cheesy baked gnocchi

the best cheesy baked gnocchi I’ve made a few baked gnocchi recipes before, but this one is easily our new favorite.  If you have a cast iron pan, or a pan that can safely transfer to the oven, this recipe is going to be a dream. I recently found a package of miniature gnocchi at […]

flavor packed chicken fried rice is spicy, loaded with flavor, and takes less than 30 minutes to make! this chicken fried rice recipe is complete with wine pairings for date night in, too! chicken fried rice with wine pairings | a flavor journal food blog

chicken fried rice

easy and delicious chicken fried rice! Chicken fried rice is one of my favorite indulgences.  It’s also one of those meals you can order out, and it’s still delicious when you reheat it for lunch / dinner the following day.  But why rely on takeout when you can make an insanely delicious version for yourself at […]

creamy, decadent, over-the-top risotto with smoky bacon, farmhouse cheddar cheese, and shredded rotisserie chicken. an ultimate comfort food for a cozy night in. chicken bacon cheddar risotto | a flavor journal food blog

bacon, cheddar, & chicken risotto + wine pairings

A delicious chicken risotto recipe, plus all of the flavors. Trust me on this one. Pair with an oak chard, a fruit-forward red, or a juicy Beaujolais.

slow cooker shredded pork french dip sandwiches are easy and delicious! Lean shredded pork topped, bubbly provolone, and savory au jus are a killer combo. | slow cooker shredded pork french dip sandwiches | a flavor journal

slow cooker shredded pork french dip sandwiches

A new slow cooker recipe!  This recipe idea stems from a sandwich I recently devoured at a new local restaurant.  We had heard good things about the place, so we popped in one evening to check it out.  After scanning the menu, I noticed that they had a french dip sandwich made with shredded pork.  I […]

spicy and creamy chicken cajun pasta delivers big flavor with decadent cream sauce, veggies, pasta, and chopped chicken for the perfect weeknight dinner. | creamy chicken cajun pasta | a flavor journal food blog

spicy, creamy, chicken cajun pasta

spicy and creamy chicken cajun pasta delivers big flavor with decadent cream sauce, veggies, pasta, and chopped chicken for the perfect weeknight dinner.

easy, quick chicken quesadillas with TONS of flavor and a little heat! perfect for a weeknight dinner, or an excuse to have a margarita.

favorite chicken quesadillas

It’s no secret that I am obsessed with Mexican food.  Tex-Mex, Mexican … no matter.  Just give it to me.  I’ll eat it.  I’m specifically fond of quesadillas, namely my favorite chicken quesadillas.   Chicken quesadillas are easy, basic, and magical.  My FAVORITE chicken quesadillas can be made in under thirty minutes, and eaten in about two […]

pork carnitas tacos

pork carnitas tacos.

Pork carnitas tacos may have changed my life a little.  Similar recipes have been floating around the internet for quite some time, yet I’ve never felt a strong urge to try them.  Truthfully, I’ve had pork carnitas and barbacoa on my radar for nearly a year.  I don’t use my slow cooker nearly as often […]

buffalo chicken lettuce wraps

buffalo chicken lettuce wraps.

I think we are all aware of my love affair with buffalo chicken this year.  From buffalo chicken dip to buffalo chicken tacos, my obsession is a little transparent.  🙂 This particular buffalo chicken recipe is incredibly similar to the buffalo chicken tacos.  I don’t want you to think I’m being lazy, but I wanted to post […]

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