Main Dishes

The Star of Your Menu

Designing a menu isn’t an easy job! There’re several things you need to consider when shortlisting dishes before you land on the perfect combination. Undoubtedly, the most important item on your menu is the main dish you’ll be serving. It’s the star of your meal! Everything else on your menu is based around it.

We’ve all got our go-to main dishes that we love to fall back on when it’s time to invite guests over for dinner. But hey, serving the same meal over and over again can get a little boring, both for you and your dinner guests. You don’t need a complicated dish to up your game! With our easy-to-prepare main dish recipes, you’re in for a treat! Say goodbye to the same old Turkey roast, and say hello to Seared Sea Scallops, Tex-Mex Fajitas, and Shrimp Paella! Check out our food blog for detailed recipes and guidelines.

Moroccan Spiced Lentil And Quinoa Soup

Moroccan Spiced Lentil And Quinoa Soup

This Moroccan Spiced Lentil And Quinoa Soup is a flavorful and healthy meal that’s warm, comforting, and satisfying.  Pair this vegetarian soup with a salad and crusty bread for a healthy dinner that your family will love. I love a meal that has no meat Read More..

Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Scampi

Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Scampi

Spaghetti squash shrimp scampi is a lower-carb version of the classic seafood and pasta dish.  It’s still buttery and full of garlic, but the shrimp and the luscious pan sauce are served over spaghetti squash.  Why not cut the calories where you can and still Read More..

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Roasted Beef Tenderloin is an elegant holiday main course that’s sure to impress your family and friends.  Tender and juicy, this tenderloin is full of melt-in-your-mouth flavor and easier to prepare than you think.  But nobody really needs to know that, right? Making a beef Read More..

Monster Hands And Mash

Monster Hands And Mash

Monster Hands And Mash is an easy and tasty meal that’s healthy and ready in less than an hour.  The kids will love the meatloaf-shaped hand that’s topped with ketchup ‘blood’ and nestled on top of a pile of mashed potatoes. You want your kids Read More..

German Chicken Schnitzel

German Chicken Schnitzel

German chicken schnitzel is an easy-to-prepare, budget-friendly dish that’s perfect for your Octoberfest celebrations or a weeknight meal. Grab your stein of Hofbrau and serve the schnitzel with a fresh Israeli Salad, Parslied German Spaetzel In Brown Butter Sauce, Easy Sugar Snap Peas, and Pumpkin Read More..

Parslied German Spaetzle In Brown Butter Sauce

Parslied German Spaetzle In Brown Butter Sauce

Just in time for Octoberfest celebrations, Parslied German Spaetzle in Brown Butter Sauce is a delicious side dish that pairs well with roasted or grilled meats. My favorite way to serve the spaetzles is with Cabernet Braised Beef Short Ribs, Sauteed Haricot Verts, Sweet And Read More..

Spicy Sweet Chicken Kabobs

Spicy Sweet Chicken Kabobs

Take advantage of those cool fall evenings and grill your family some of these spicy-sweet chicken kabobs.  Tender and full of flavor, these kabobs make an easy weeknight meal, especially if you make and marinate the chicken the night before. At my Florida home, we Read More..

Spicy Grilled Jerk Chicken

Spicy Grilled Jerk Chicken

This spicy grilled jerk chicken is made with a spicy/sweet marinade and then grilled to tender, flavorful perfection. I like to serve this with a French White Bean Salad and Southern-style Coleslaw to cut the heat of the chicken.  If you like dipping sauces, this Read More..

Flavorful Chicken Fajitas

Flavorful Chicken Fajitas

Flavorful chicken fajitas are a perfect dinner when the family is craving Mexican and you want them to eat healthily.  These delicious chicken fajitas get their flavor from a tangy marinade and a spicy seasoning rub. I like to serve them with The Best Guacamole, Read More..

Classic Shrimp Etouffee

Classic Shrimp Etouffee

This classic shrimp etouffee is rich and flavorful and makes a great dish to serve to guests yet easy enough for a weekend dinner. Although this dish is a meal in itself, I like to serve it with a cool and refreshing Israeli Salad, a Read More..

Mexican Shrimp Ceviche

Mexican Shrimp Ceviche

Mexican Shrimp Ceviche is a cool, fresh, and delicious meal for the dog days of summer.  Lightly poached shrimp takes the worry out of eating raw seafood and the citrus juices, fresh veggies, and punch of cilantro and jalapeno make this dish a family favorite. Read More..

Beans And Greens With Corn Dodgers

Beans And Greens With Corn Dodgers

Soulful and comforting, Beans And Greens With Corn Dodgers is a healthy, nutritious dish that works as a side dish, a soup, a light dinner, or as a first course. Collards and spinach are stewed until silky in a flavorful broth with ham, creamy white Read More..

Classic Macaroni And Cheese

Classic Macaroni And Cheese

Sometimes classic comfort food is just what you need at the end of a hectic day.  This classic macaroni and cheese is one that feels like it came from Grandma’s kitchen.   For my favorite Southern comfort meal, I like to serve Classic Macaroni And Cheese Read More..

Extra Crispy Bourbon Fried Chicken

Extra Crispy Bourbon Fried Chicken

This extra-crispy bourbon fried chicken is the most flavorful and crispiest chicken that I’ve tasted in a long time.  It’s my ‘go-to’ chicken for picnics, parties, and family dinners. There is nothing more satisfying and delicious than biting into a piece of fried chicken that Read More..

NYC-Style Dirty Water Dogs with onion sauce

NYC-Style Dirty Water Dogs with onion sauce

Who says your 4th of July hot dogs have to be grilled?  Take a flavor trip to the big apple with these NYC-style Dirty Water Dogs With Onion Sauce.  Your family will love the sweet and savory sauce on the salty, tender hot dog. To Read More..