Crispy Baked Pork Chops

Pork chops are not only delicious but healthy. This recipe allows you that crunchy outside but soft moist inside without frying. We had a tiny meltdown from the miniature during this meal. but was still able to tackle it thanks to the simple ingredients. Hope you enjoy!


  • Oil (I used Avocado)
  • 2-4 Pork Chops
  • Bread Crumbs


  1. Place 1T of oil per pork chop in frying pan heat on High
  2. Dip Pork chops in bread crumbs
  3. Place pork chops onto hot frying pan
  4. Sear each side for 1-2 minutes or until golden brown
  5. Place frying pan in oven at 350 degrees for 15 minutes (Make sure your frying pan has no rubber pieces, if so place in 8×8 baking dish)

Dip pork chops into breadcrumbs

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Coat both sides

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The melt down

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Sear in frying pan of oil for 1-2 minutes each side

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Bake 350 for 15 minutes

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Shrimp Scampi

Pasta and Shrimp are two of my favorite foods. Shrimp Scampi makes for a perfect easy dinner in our household. Kynsley loves pasta so this is one dinner  I don’t have to worry about her not eating (she is a very picky eater). I cut this recipe in half since there are only 2 real eaters in the household but I am posting the full for you larger families. Hope you enjoy 🙂


  • 4T butter
  • 1/4 cup oil (I used Avocado)
  • 4 cloves of garlic minced or 1T minced garlic
  • 1 pound peeled shrimp
  • 1/4 lemon juice or white wine
  • 1/4t pepper
  • 1T oregano
  • 1/8 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/8 cup Parmesan cheese (for top)
  • Spaghetti or Angel Hair pasta(I used whole wheat spaghetti)


  1. Place pasta in boiling water
  2. While pasta cooks saute garlic with oil and butter until bubbles appear
  3. Add shrimp, lemon juice or wine, pepper, oregano
  4. cook until pink throughout
  5. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese
  6. Toss shrimp and juices with pasta
  7. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese
  8. Enjoy!




Foil Packet Salmon and Veggies

Salmon is perfect for when you forgot to take something out the night before; throw it in some cold water and 10 minutes later its ready to cook. Now when I am feeling lazy I like as simple and easy as possible; but healthy as well. This meal can be made in foil for the oven no dirty dishes needed. Serve with some brown rice for another delicious side dish.

Ingredients: Salmon Pouch

  • Salmon Filet
  • Garlic Salt
  • Pepper
  • Lemon

Ingredients: Veggie Pouch

  • Cut up veggies (I used Broccoli and Zucchini)
  • Ranch Seasoning (As much as you like I went light)
  • Oil (I used Avocado Oil)

Instructions: Salmon

  1. Place Salmon on piece of foil
  2. Season with Garlic Salt and Pepper
  3. Place lemon slices on top (I used 2)
  4. Cover with another piece of foil and fold together like a pocket

Instructions: Veggies

  • Place cut veggies on piece of Foil
  • Season with Ranch seasoning
  • Place Lemon on top (I used 1 slice)
  • Drizzle with Oil
  • Cover with foil and fold together like a pocket

Bake both Salmon and Veggies at 375 degrees for 20 minutes.

Season Salmon add lemon on top


Season cut veggies add lemon


Cooked Salmon


Cooked Veggies



Alfredo Shrimp Pasta Bake

You will never know this dish came straight out of your own oven. It taste as if you ordered it from a nice Italian restaurant. Although my family does not like the diced tomatoes, without them the flavor does not taste the same. I make them pick them out! You wont regret trying this.


  • 1/2 Box Penne pasta (I use whole wheat)
  • 8 oz Shrimp
  • 1 T Butter
  • 1 Jar Alfredo Sauce (I use light)
  • 1 Can Diced Tomatoes (drained)
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan
  • 1/2 cup Bread crumbs


  1. Cook pasta to al dente
  2. While pasta cooks Saute shrimp in pan with 1T butter
  3. Mix together Pasta, Shrimp, Mozzarella, Parmesan, Diced Tomatoes and Alfredo Sauce in large bowl
  4. Place in 8×8 baking dish
  5. Top with Breadcrumbs and

Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.