Category Archives: Quick and Easy Recipes

Asian Beef Burgers with Sriracha Aioli

It’s spring time and burgers are being made all over America. Of course here in Florida we skip Spring and go straight from “Winter” to Summer. We’ve been crazy busy lately, so we’ve really been trying to take advantage of … Continue reading

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Garlic Lime Chicken with Chimichurri Sauce

I am pretty obsessed with anything citrus. Lemons, limes or oranges it doesn’t matter to me. So when I can have a quick and pretty healthy dinner come together with one of my favorite ingredients, I am all for it. … Continue reading

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No-Butter Chicken

I’m not gonna lie. I get pretty excited about anything involving butter. Even if it is only in the name. This is a lightened up version of butter chicken, not because it doesn’t have butter (there isn’t butter in butter … Continue reading

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Chicken Fricassee

I get pretty excited for the weekends. We are pretty strict about our diet during the week and try and watch our calories closely. Let’s be honest though. I mean really really honest. Sometimes you just need some heavy cream … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Feta Lavash Flat-Bread Pizza

When you are a fattie (such as myself) looking to lose weight you can feel like you’re missing out on the delicious food like pizza. I stumbled on lavash flat-bread at a Middle Eastern market in Orlando. I felt like … Continue reading

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Frittata with Aspragus, Tomato and Fontina

If you are looking for a simple, elegant and most importantly easy breakfast dish, then this is it. It takes the same amount of prep time as a breakfast casserole, with half the cooking time and really gives you the … Continue reading

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Cider Wassail

Growing up, we always had Wassail at Christmas. It’s just a perfect warming Holiday drink. Sure, it was 80 degrees here in Florida on Christmas Day this year but that’s besides the point. We cranked the A.C. down and got … Continue reading

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Marinated London Broil with Blue Cheese Sauce

If you’ve been a reader of my website for a while you may have noticed that my go to red meat is London Broil. I can feed two people for 5 dollars with it. It’s lean and when cooked properly, it’s tender, flavorful … Continue reading

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Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Here in Florida our grills are going all year around. I know some of my readers and friends aren’t that lucky. Thats okay though, you don’t have to have a grill to make this amazing dish. I’ve been eating Chicken … Continue reading

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Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad

I’m not really the salad for dinner type. Not that I don’t love salads, but I grew up on a farm and I was raised on a dinner of the standard protein+starch+veggie. Of course, my fat booty isn’t working on a farm anymore so … Continue reading

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Skillet Scalloped Corn

I’m always on the look out for a new side dish. Sometimes, the usual sides can get boring. This recipe caught my attention when I saw a short preparation time and the fact that it’s made on the stove top. During the Holidays, the … Continue reading

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Orange Glazed Blueberry Doughnuts

Oh my goodness, these doughnuts are yummy. I never thought I would get to make doughnuts while on a diet but I did and boy am I glad. These aren’t your typical fried doughnuts and they aren’t your typical cake doughnuts … Continue reading

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Chicken Rollatini with Prosciutto and Cheese

I’m pretty obsessed with prosciutto right now. Which is funny because I really can’t stand ham but oh how I love the salty bite of a really thin slice of prosciutto. So, naturally when I saw this recipe I was … Continue reading

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Chicken with Creamy Chive Sauce

Holy cow. What a yummy dish! I was more than pleasantly surprised at how great this chicken turned out. It is reminiscent of my pork tenderloin with mustard cream sauce, being that it’s a creamy sauce with Dijon mustard but much healthier I … Continue reading

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Swedish Meatballs

There are days when I wish I lived closer to an IKEA just so I could get some Swedish meatballs. Isn’t that the saddest thing you’ve ever heard? I mean they are pretty good but I know the sauce comes … Continue reading

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Prosciutto and Fontina Pinwheels

Another great recipe thanks to A Taste of Home Cookings recipe swap! My husband and I actually don’t care for deli ham so when I first got this recipe I was a little worried. Then I realized that prosciutto is … Continue reading

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Pan Fried Cod with Cilantro Chile Relish

I got a great deal on frozen cod fillets at Sams the other day. I love cod! It’s a beautiful mild flaky fish and it is fantastic for frying. Since I wasn’t in the mood for fish and chips I … Continue reading

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Fried Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

I’m going to sound like I’m just making excuses, but we rarely fry food. (It’s true!) I can’t stand the way it makes my house smell, not to mention sometimes you just feel terrible afterwards. I was willing to look … Continue reading

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Shrimp Salad

I’ve always wanted to try a lobster roll but finding lobster that doesn’t cost a fortune in Florida is just craziness. Besides, if I am buying and preparing lobster, do I really want to cover it in mayo and slap … Continue reading

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Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars

So here I sit trying to describe these lovely little bars. Are they really cheesecake? No. They aren’t even labor intensive, so you almost feel guilty when everyone is gobbling them up and asking how you made them. The cinnamony, … Continue reading

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Double Lemon Chicken with Tomato Basil Salsa

I knew when I saw this recipe that it would be delicious. I love the bright flavor of lemon and the tomato basil salsa is essentially a topping I make all the time for tomato bruschetta. The dish screams summer. … Continue reading

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Creamy Chicken Taquitos

I’ve seen these taquitos on several blogs lately and that usually means good things! Hubby and I both loved the flavor of the taquitos and they can be prepared ahead of time which is a great time saver for us. … Continue reading

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Salsa Verde

I adore salsa verde. Usually when we get it at a restaurant it is insanely hot. Only because hubby always orders the crazy hot death salsa and they usually use salsa verde as the vehicle to deliver death peppers. 😉 … Continue reading

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Linguine Carbonara with Blue Cheese and Artichokes

This is my 100th post here at gourmetdaytoday! To celebrate this small milestone I am bringing you a recipe that really blew us away. I love carbonara! Love it! I’ve used Nigella Lawson’s recipe for years but I have to … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Sriracha Burger

My husband was so happy to see this burger on our menu. It’s a burger centered around his favorite condiment in the world, Sriricha Chili Sauce. Sriricha is awesome. It’s a wonderful spicy chili sauce and has been a staple … Continue reading

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Soy Lime Pork Tenderloin

Like the rest of the country it is hot here in Florida! Unlike the rest of the country it rarely gets really cold here so recipes for grilling are always great for us. Who wants to turn on the oven … Continue reading

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Salami Wrapped Brie Stuffed Figs

HEAVEN! 🙂 Very shortly after my accident a few weeks ago my friend Abby (of the Chocolate, Peanut Butter Cookie Dough, Toasted Marshmallow cupcake fame) brought me a lunch any foodie could appreciate. We had fresh panini with heirloom tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Banana Streusel Muffins

Growing up, my mom made Banana Nut Bread all the time. Now I know why! She probably left her bananas out too long and let them get over-ripe just like me. Like mother like daughter I suppose. Banana bread and … Continue reading

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Chicken Picatta and Duchess Potatoes

I am so sad that I spent 20 something years of my life not eating Chicken Picatta because I didn’t like capers. It turns out, I don’t like over cooked, shriveled up capers but fresh briney capers are delicious! I … Continue reading

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Garlic Dill New Potatoes

I love finding new ways to serve potatoes. The same old mashed potatoes and roasted potatoes can get old. These are super tasty and easy. I will tell you this though, make sure everybody gets some because they give you … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Mousse with Blackberry Sauce

You know sometimes the magic of television on food shows can be frustrating. The other day I was watching Claire Robinson make this really yummy looking chocolate mousse which looked like something right up my alley! 5 ingredients, 20 minute … Continue reading

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Cheesy Pesto Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes

I am a big fan of getting the most out of anywhere I am cooking. If I am roasting something in the oven and have some extra room, I will roast some garlic. I also do this when I boil … Continue reading

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