Family-Friendly Easy Recipes

A collection of my favorites dinner ideas. These recipes will provide relief to everyone from: “The always on the move Multi-Tasker Mom”, to “The Overloaded Single Dad”, and even “The Restless College Student”. Delicious and easy recipes from my home to yours!

Homemade General Tso's Chicken by asimpletweak

Takeout Inspired General Tso’s Chicken

These fried bite-sized chicken pieces are crispy on the outside and juicy and tasty on the inside. They’re tossed into a garlic sauce that makes them heavenly….. On one of my recent posts, I shared a vegetarian version of General Tso’s Takeout inspired recipe made with cauliflower. For this post, […]


Pan-seared Pork Chops Simmered in Balsamic Glaze

Are you looking for delicious recipes ideas for dinner time? This is the recipe for you! These pork chops are pan-seared and then simmered into a flavorful balsamic reduction. The balsamic vinegar is reduced to a sweet and tangy glaze that makes these chops irresistible.  I love cooking pork chops. […]


Mouthwatering Flaky Baked Tilapia Fillets

This Baked Tilapia Recipe is high in protein, easy to make and the best of all, it’s packed with great flavors. These tilapia fillets are seasoned and baked in less than 30 minutes. The fillets are seasoned with garlic salt and pepper and then topped with unsalted butter to give […]


Ribeye Steak Recipe (how to cook a juicy steak)

 This mouth-watering Ribeye Steak is the perfect recipe for a romantic dinner. It is pan-seared with a mixture of butter, thyme, and rosemary creating a nice flavorful marbling crust. I’m certain you will love everything about this ribeye steak especially how simple it is to make. Just  8 simple step-by-step […]

a white tray with a whole roasted chicken

Roasted Chicken with Vegetables

This delicious, Juicy Roasted Chicken with Vegetables is a family-friendly recipe and a great choice for meal planning One of the best parts of this Juicy Roasted Chicken With Vegetables Recipe besides the amazing flavors, of course, is the convenient and practical way of making a whole meal in just […]

Beef Stew

Beef Stew Caribbean Style (Carne Guisada)

Carne Guisada is part of a traditional meal in the Dominican Republic.  This beef stew is frequently combined with Fluffy white rice and creamy homemade beans. The combination of the three is called “La Bandera Dominicana” (Dominican flag). If you never had the opportunity to taste  Carne Guisada, I highly encourage […]


Buffalo-Style Fried Chicken Tenderloins Recipe

These Buffalo-Style  Fried Chicken Tenders are the perfect party appetizer. They are crispy on the outside and tender in the inside. These tenders are packed with lots of flavors. They are an excellent choice for the Superbowl coming up. But there’s no need to use this event as an excuse to make […]


Best Buffalo-Style Chicken Wings Recipe

It’s Kickoff Time! Buffalo-Style Chicken Wings are in the house! It doesn’t matter who you are rooting for, these chicken wings are perfect for the Super Bowl or any other game day party. These chicken wings are foolproof and Family/Friends approved!  Chicken Wings is one of the most traditional recipes […]


One-Pan Honey-Mustard Chicken Breast Recipe

This One-Pan Honey-Mustard Chicken Breast Recipe is a mouthwatering dish, which is seared then baked to perfection. It’s a simple and delicious dinner option that will please the whole family. Since I started food blogging I’ve shared a few chicken recipes with you. Like this Juicy and Flavorful Lemon Chicken […]

A Bowl of Chicken Cabbage Soup

Chicken Cabbage Soup Recipe

This healthy and satisfying chicken cabbage soup is the perfect comfort food for those cold winter days or any other time really! Happy 2019 to all of you! A new year with new resolutions. One resolution that I believe we all have in common is to eat healthier and try […]

Holiday Potato Salad

Holiday Potato Salad

Every year on Thanksgiving and Christmas I get the question from my family and friends “Are you making your potato salad recipe?”  The answer to that is Yes!  This is a recipe  I trust will always be a winner. Fair warning, the only problem with this Holiday Potato Salad is […]

Smoked Ham, Kale and Bean Soup

Smoked Ham, Kale White Bean Soup

A quick and healthy satisfying lunch choice Smoked Ham, Kale and Bean Soup Another rainy day here in Connecticut and for me that calls for a bowl of soup, A Smoked Ham, Kale, and Bean Soup. During this time of year, I love to make soups. Like this Butternut Squash […]