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Spicy Asian Chicken Meatballs

Spicy Asian Chicken Meatballs | This Gal Cooks #appetizer

  You guys. It’s Meatball Monday. Wait, isn’t it supposed to be meatless Monday? No, not on this blog because today is Monday and I’m sharing a meatball recipe. So it’s Meatball Monday! How cheesy is that, Meatball Monday? It ranks pretty high on the cheesy-ness factor and that’s ok. One of my areas of […]

Low Country Boil + Charleston Sneak Peek

Low Country Boil. A simple one pot meal that will feed a crowd! | This Gal Cooks

Since I just got back from Charleston, I thought it would be fitting to share this South Carolina classic with you: Low Country Boil. Shrimp, corn, potatoes, smoked sausage and Old Bay are cooked in a big ole pot of water until they’re ready to be devoured. I’m back! From vacation, that is. You may […]

Easy Skillet Tamale Pie by A Little Claireification

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 Hi all! While I’m recovering from the BlogHer Food festivities from the weekend, my good pal Claire is going to take over the blog today and share this Easy Skillet Tamale Pie. She sure knows how to win this gal over! Hi there, This Gal Cooks readers!  It’s me, Claire, from A Little CLAIREification popping […]

Cucumber Noodles + Spicy Sesame Soy Dressing

Cucumber Noodles with Sesame Soy Dressing #lowcarb

Cucumber noodles are like whoa. Seriously, they really are. If you’ve never had them,  you need to go try them like right now. It’s ok if you’ve never had the pleasure of enjoying cucumber noodles. I won’t judge. How could I? It’s not like I ever had them until about a week ago. Sometimes I […]

Lentil Tagine with Whole Wheat Couscous

Lentil Tagine with Whole Wheat Couscous - This Gal Cooks #cleaneating #vegetarian #nomeat

This Moroccan style Lentil Tagine with Whole Wheat Couscous is a delicious healthy option for lunch or dinner. Who wants a healthy recipe? I can raise my hand to that! After eating a lot of carby, unhealthy foods around the holidays, I needed a detox. Not a full blown, restrict myself from anything and everything […]

Thirty Minute Quinoa Taco Bowls

Thirty Minute Quinoa Taco Bowls - This Gal Cooks #glutenfree #healthygrains #groundturkey

Enjoy healthier, lower fat tacos without the rice or taco shells with these Thirty Minute Quinoa Taco Bowls. These are just like burrito bowls only you sub the rice with quinoa! Thirty Minute Quinoa Taco Bowls Taco bowls. Yeah! I get pretty excited about taco bowls. I’ve only made them oh a thousand or so […]

Crockpot Chicken Burrito Bowls

Crockpot Chicken Burrito Bowls - This Gal Cooks

Come home to a tasty, delicious dinner after a long day’s work. These Crockpot Chicken Burrito Bowls require minimal prep time and are on the table in less than 15 minutes once done slow cooking! I love Mexican style food. I like eating it. I like making it. I REALLY like making it. There’s this […]

Teriyaki Grilled Chicken

Teriyaki Grilled Chicken from #chicken #grilling #asianinspiredmeals

Kick up your next chicken dinner with this Teriyaki Grilled Chicken. Simple ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry come together to create one fantastic marinade! Do you ever have those weeks where you’re off a day? You know, it’s Wednesday and you think it’s Thursday, or maybe it’s Wednesday but you think […]

Thirty Minute Paella with Tomatoes

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Being rushed for time doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a healthy, delicious meal. This Thirty Minute Paella with Tomatoes is easy to make and it’s on the table in less than 30 minutes! You may be asking yourself “what is paella?” Paella (pronounced pah-eh-yah) is a Spanish dish that originated in the mid-19th century in Valencia. […]

Quick & Easy Cheesy Taco Casserole

Quick and Easy Cheesy Taco Casserole

Weekdays can be so hectic sometimes. Make dinner a little easier by making this Quick & Easy Cheesy Taco Casserole. Dinner is on the table in less than 45 minutes! Follow This Gal Cooks via RSS to keep up with the latest recipes! Yesterday I shared a Mexican style recipe. Today I’m sharing another one. […]

Grilled Tequila Lime Chicken Fajita Tacos

Grilled Tequila Lime Chicken Fajita Tacos from

Make a meal that your family and friends will love: Grilled Tequila Lime Chicken Fajita Tacos! It’s easy to make and it’s delicious! Have you ever noticed that men LOVE pizza? I mean LOVE it. My boyfriend loves pizza. Seriously, I think he could live off of it. If he were stranded on a deserted […]

Stir Fry Vegetable Lo Mein

Stir Fry Vegetable Lo Mein

Even if you aren’t a vegetarian you’re going to love this Stir Fry Vegetable Lo Mein! Sometimes I go through phases where I want to eat little to no meat. I’m sort of going through one of those phases right now. Poultry and seafood are ok this time but red meat and pork are something […]