Archive for Easy

BBQ Chicken Pizza Stuffed Zucchini Boats

There are times when I want all the flavors of a barbeque chicken pizza but I want to skip the crust. For those times, I usually go for something like this—all the toppings dumped into a zucchini boat.

BBQ Chicken Pizza Stuffed Zucchini Boats via Real Food by Dad

No complaints from anyone on this one, including me, since this takes only a few minutes to toss together. Literally you can have dinner on the table in less than thirty minutes. That is unless the baby wakes up in the middle of his nap hollering because he dropped his puppy outside of the crib and you end up walking him around with all fingers and toes crossed that he will go back into a nice midday slumber.

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Buffalo Wings Texas Nachos

I’m back on fatty food with no apologies. Because if there is one thing I excel at in the kitchen, it’s finding balance. After last week’s light and healthy fish tacos, I’m going all in with fried buffalo wings, lots of cheese and some kicked-in heat with jalapenos and Sriracha.

Buffalo Wings Texas Nachos | REal Food by Dad

I’m all about mash-ups, so this bar food meets comfort food has been a huge hit in our home. Except if your name is Naomi and you have an aversion to biting into food.

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Pecan, Coconut and Brown Sugar Shortbread Cookies

Cookies are where it’s at when it comes to dessert for me and Cole. Nothing complicated, nothing over the top, just straight up, flavor-filled treats that are easy to pull off. And it doesn’t get much easier than this one-bowl shortbread cookie recipe.

Pecan Coconut Shortbread Cookie via Bakersroyale

I used the food processor for this recipe and gave it a few quick 10-second pulse bursts. If you don’t have one, just use a pastry cutter or two forks to cut the butter into the dough until it resembles coarse meal. That’s it. Easy.

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