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Cauliflower Rice 4 Ways

megs cucina cauliflower rice

Have you tried making cauliflower rice yet?! After first swapping it for the real deal in my chicken fried cauliflower rice, it quickly became a go to. It’s pretty easy to make and if you are feeling lazy, several grocery stores now carry it pre-chopped into rice form. Which has come in handy for me several times. Below I am sharing my newest creations using cauliflower rice as the base plus I linked to my other faves!

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Chicken Meatballs 4 Ways

megscucina pesto cashew cream chicken meatballs

My latest obsession has been chicken meatballs, I have been making so many batches that I have perfected the recipe. And now I am ready to share it with you. The good news is, if you end up making batches upon batches (like me) you can switch up the sauce and ingredients you enjoy them with! Once you nail the base recipe (at the bottom of the post) you can swap between the other ingredients you serve it with.

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megs cucina chicken salad lettuce wraps

Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

chicken salad lettuce wraps

If you are looking for an easy summer lunch or dinner, you’ve come to the right place. These chicken salad lettuce wraps are super low maintenance and easy to whip together for a healthy, light meal. I either make it with leftover bbq chicken breast or if I’m lazy (hey we all have our days), I’ll grab a rotisserie chicken from the grocery store.

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megs cucina buffalo tofu bites

Buffalo Tofu Bites with Tzatziki

megs cucina buffalo tofu bites

Let’s get real. I could never deny anything coated in buffalo sauce! So when I came across these buffalo tofu bites I had to give them a try. While I do eat meat I am always open to trying new ways to get in some protein. It is always great to options in my opinion. It took me a while to try out a tofu recipe but I have no regrets – especially with these buffalo tofu bites!! Give them a try I think even the tofu nay-sayers wouldn’t say no!

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megscucina mushroom cacio e pepe

Mushroom Cacio e Pepe

BBQing is definitely one of my favorite ways of cooking in the summer BUT I can always make an exception for a hearty plate of pasta. Especially on these rainy days we keep having. On a recent rainy evening I was craving pasta but couldn’t decide between recreating the Cacio e Pepe I learned during my recent cooking class with a chef from Rome or something fresh and summery. What do I do when I can’t make a decision? Make two kinds of pasta of course. And thank goodness because they were both DELICIOUS. First up grab the recipe for Mushroom Cacio e Pepe.

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