MEGS CUCINA

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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 pineapple stuffed cauliflower rice

Pineapple Stuffed with Cauliflower Fried Rice

megs cucina pineapple stuffed cauliflower rice

This pineapple stuffed with cauliflower chicken fried rice was a huge hit on my Instagram so I figured I had to get it on the blog for you ASAP. I’ve made ‘chicken fried’ cauliflower rice before, but this time I added a couple of new ingredients AND of course used pineapple as the bowl, because why not?!

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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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