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soft butter lettuce wrapped around shredded rotisserie chicken, creamy greek yogurt caesar dressing, crunchy croissant croutons, and pillowy parmesan cheese. a super easy and healthy weeknight dinner idea.

shredded chicken caesar lettuce wraps

As promised, here is the first recipe to use with the greek yogurt caesar dressing.  It’s so easy to throw together, and it’s’ also delicious.  Make the greek yogurt caesar dressing for salads some night, then use the leftover dressing for these lettuce wraps a couple of nights later. I also make my own toasted […]


breakfast burritos with creamy black bean, cheesy egg, and seasoned hash browns

Back in KC, there was a place just down the block from my loft that made my favorite breakfast burrito.  It.  Was.  DIVINE … and lovingly stuffed with all the breakfast necessities : hash browns, cheese, eggs, and meat.  It’s so easy to walk down and grab one of these burritos and a coffee for […]

these tacos are stuffed with spicy shrimp, crumbled bacon, avocado, and tomatoes - then drizzled with a cool and creamy sour cream cilantro sauce. it's the perfect weeknight taco option! spicy shrimp tacos with sour cream cilantro sauce | a flavor journal small batch recipe

spicy shrimp tacos + sour cream cilantro sauce

small batch spicy shrimp tacos Yeah, it’s official. I’m obsessed with small batch spicy shrimp tacos.  But I feel like there could be worse things, right?   Last week, I took full advantage of Taco Tuesday. We stopped into this quaint little restaurant in Pinehurst for lunch, and the place was packed.  Apparently they have […]

perfectly flaked white fish and crunchy red cabbage slaw are tossed in a cool and creamy sauce for easy and super delicious fish tacos. fish tacos with crunchy slaw | a flavor journal food blog

fish tacos with crunchy red cabbage slaw

fish tacos! crunchy slaw! let’s eat! I think fish tacos need to be a weekly thing.  They’re so incredibly easy to make, they taste absolutely delicious, and they are relatively healthy!  (If you swapped a lettuce wrap for the tortilla, you’d really be in business.)  Every time I make fish tacos, I seriously wonder why I don’t […]

fresh salmon, seasoned with spices and olive oil, is pan-seared and flaked apart. with a little smoked bacon, feta cheese, and veggies - these make my favorite spicy salmon tacos! spicy salmon tacos : a small batch recipe for two | a flavor journal food blog

spicy salmon tacos : a small batch recipe.

fresh salmon, seasoned with spices and olive oil, is pan-seared and flaked apart. with a little smoked bacon, feta cheese, and veggies – these make my favorite spicy salmon tacos!

Philly cheesesteak sliders are a little spicy and so delicious! Made with sautéed ribeye, green pepper, onion, jalapeño, and topped with cheese sauce!

philly cheesesteak sliders.

It’s no secret that philly cheesesteak sandwiches are one of my all-time favorite foods.  Period.  The thought of thinly sliced ribeye, sautéed onions and green peppers (not a mushroom fan : just FYI), and cheese sauce makes my mouth water any time, any day.    I’ve been on a bit of a slider kick lately.  Buffalo […]

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 […]

buffalo chicken tacos

buffalo chicken tacos.

Buffalo chicken tacos are generally a safe bet to brighten anyone’s day.  I know I’ve already posted a recipe for buffalo chicken dip, and I’ve asked you all to send me recommendations for the best wings in the U.S., but I figure we don’t have to stop there. So?  Next stop:  buffalo chicken tacos.  For […]

fish tacos

basic bitch fish tacos.

Seasoned tilapia fish tacos with fresh slaw on flour tortillas. Basic bitch fish tacos are THE go to fish taco recipe to start with!

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