Easy Pork Recipes

mexican meatballs

mexican style meatballs albondigas

Mexican Style Meatballs Get ready for eating THE BEST Mexican style meatball, or albondigas, that you’ve ever tasted! Moist tender and perfect for a party or weeknight dinners! According to our trusty friends at Wikipedia, “Albóndigas are thought to have originated as a Berber or Arab dish imported to Spain […]

cajun meatloaf

grandma’s cajun meatloaf

Comfort Foods Grandma’s cajun meatloaf will be the only meatloaf recipe you need! It will be your go to comfort food. Grandma’s Cajun meatloaf is juicy, simple, easy and guaranteed to be the best meatloaf recipe out there! Comfort foods. When you think of them you’ll probably mention mac n’ […]

apricot ginger glazed ham

apricot and ginger glazed ham

Just the name of this recipe, apricot and ginger glazed ham, makes my mouth water! And, once you slice this ham and take that first bite, well, you’ll be sold! Actually, you probably will chow down on a few pieces as you’re slicing the ham for serving. I mean the […]

kung pao pork

skinny girl easy kung pao pork

All right, now don’t leave me a snarky comment or flog me for this skinny girl kung pao pork and using a prepackaged kung pao sauce! I hear from a lot of you about cooking and recipes, and what I’m hearing is that you want home cooked. Buuuuuut, you want […]

coconut ginger orange pork

coconut ginger orange pork

You might find it different to have the orange rinds cooked in the pork, but bear with me. If you have an adventurous palate, you might find these cooked (and seasoned orange rinds) quite tasty. It’s not unusual to cook with lemon rinds and then actually eat them, but if […]

no bean chili

easy no bean chili

No bean chili that’s as easy as this recipe makes you want to make it today! And, something really cool about this simple recipe is that if you change your mind and want to add beans to this chili and make it a more traditional bean chili, then you can. […]

lentil soup

spiced lentil & sausage soup

An entire meal in a bowl. Yep, this lentil soup, or better yet, spiced lentils and sausage soup will be all you need on any day to fill your belly with goodliness! Lentils are so exceptionally healthy for you. Ever wonder why? If you Google ‘healthy benefits of lentils’ you’ll […]

general tso's pork

general tso’s tender pork

There are so many reasons for cranking up your kitchen and cooking at home. I’ve gotten so many fun comments on Instagram about why people like to cook and eat at home. And, this general tso’s tender pork is just a perfect example of how cooking at home does more […]

smoked pork

paradise pineapple smoked pork

Thanks to Dole Packaged Foods for partnering with me for this paradise pineapple smoked pork recipe! I am the creator of this recipe and for the description and information that follows. For a full disclosure, click here! Honestly, sometimes I really surprise myself with the challenge of creating delicious recipes with […]

mexican street pork fajita bowl

mexican street pork fajita bowl

Packaged Foods for partnering with me for this post! I am the creator of this recipe and for the description and information that follows. For a full disclosure, click here! Honestly, I ask you, would you ever think of using a frozen smoothie fruit and greens mixture in your pork fajita bowl? […]

Smothered Creole Pork Chops Tomatoes & Mushrooms

smothered creole pork chops tomatoes & mushrooms

Smothered creole pork chops tomatoes & mushrooms! I mean that just sounds so amazing! And, pork chop recipes can be super easy! If you think cooking is laborious, time-consuming and keeps you chained to the stove and kitchen, well, think again. I’m on a roll to show you and let […]

skinny girl stuffed pork chops

skinny girl stuffed pork chops

If you’ve looking for low fat pork chop recipes, I’ve got this ‘skinny girl’ series of recipes going. And, by skinny girl, I really mean healthy girl. Or boys, guys, men. Not singling y’all out by any means! These skinny girl stuffed pork chops are just so simple to make. […]

hot italian sausage kale bean paesan soup

hot italian sausage kale bean paesan soup

Sometimes, out of the blue with no expectations at all, you hit a homerun with a recipe creation. And, that’s what this hot italian sausage kale bean paesan soup is. A home run! And, I had no idea when I started fashioning this soup. This assessment is not just from […]

pork sloppy joes

pork sloppy joes

Kids give sometimes give funny names to stuffed animals, objects and even people. Sometimes these people are their parents. When my oldest son was younger, like around ten, he started calling me ‘Sloppy Joes’. It wasn’t because I was a slob or slouch in the way I dressed or kept […]

big daddy pork chops

Pork has always been a big part of my life. My Mom used to talk about how her father would celebrate Christmas with roasting a whole pig. Of course, this was a huge luxury back in the 1930s for her immigrant family. Money was tight. There was a lot of […]

pork chop & mustard greens

Grilled Pork Chop & Mustard Green Bites

This would be a ‘Southern’ appetizer created for a girlfriend party!  Now why grilled pork chop and mustard green bites? Well, most of my ideas come from ingredients I find the day I’m shopping for them.  I like to shop and buy local, seasonal and on sale, so both of […]

bone in pork chop

bone-in pork chop & beurre blanc sauce

I owe a big thank you to my foodie friend, and MasterChef roommate, Beth, for teaching me how to make beurre blanc and beurre rouge sauce.  Beth runs cooking classes in her hometown right outside of Chicago.  She’s a consummate home chef and even more extraordinary entertainer. Beth and I literally […]