Restaurant Inspired

Just what it says…Restaurant Inspired. When you order that menu item and wish you could make it at home. Well, here are a few recipes that taste just as good as the original.

Copycat Taco Bell Tacos

Copycat Taco Bell Tacos

Make Taco Bell at home with this copycat recipe. These Copycat Taco Bell Tacos are hard shell tacos filled with spicy taco meat, lettuce, white onion, tomatoes, and vegan shredded cheddar cheese.

Honey Sesame Chicken

Honey Sesame Chicken

Inspired by Panda Express, Honey Sesame Chicken Breast consists of breaded chicken, greens, and yellow pepper served over rice.

Black Pepper Chicken

Black Pepper Chicken

Inspired by Panda Express, Black Pepper Chicken consists of chicken, celery, onions, and pepper coated in a black pepper sauce served over rice.

McDonald’s Copycat Cheeseburger

McDonald’s Copycat Cheeseburger

Inspired by McDonalds, make your own dairy-free cheeseburger at home! A tasty homemade burger with a toasted bun and the classic toppings inside. McDonald’s was Kristina’s absolute favorite growing up, but the ingredients changed and cross contamination became too problematic to take a chance. For years, the smell of McDonald’s made her crave that taste again so she created her own copycat version to make safely at home!

McDonald’s Copycat French Fries

McDonald’s Copycat French Fries

Inspired by McDonalds, make your own french fries at home! McDonald’s French Fries was Kristina’s absolute favorite growing up… until the day the ingredients changed. Turns out, the natural beef flavor contains both wheat and milk derivatives. What was once a staple in her diet and the go-to place for every occasion became a potentially deadly trip and led to anaphylactic reactions. For years, the smell of Mcdonald’s made her crave that taste again so she created her own copycat version to make safely at home! You will love these crispy, tasty fries just like ones from the restaurant.

Honey BBQ Boneless Wings

Honey BBQ Boneless Wings

Inspired by Buffalo Wild Wings, make your own Honey BBQ Boneless Wings at home with your air fryer! These are the perfect tasty snack for the football game or your next party.

Mushroom Rice

Mushroom Rice

This mushroom rice recipe will surely become your favorite. Consisting of long grain rice, finely diced mushrooms, and topped with green onion, this makes for the perfect side of grain!

Sweet Fire Chicken

Sweet Fire Chicken

Inspired by Panda Express, make your own sweet fire chicken at home! Sweet Fire Chicken is made of pineapple, red pepper, and breaded chicken covered in sweet chili sauce.

Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce Wraps

Inspired by PF Chang’s, make your own version of lettuce wraps at home! These lettuce wraps are made of marinated ground chicken, water chestnuts, shiitake mushrooms, garlic cloves, and green onion served in lettuce and top with homemade fried rice sticks and special sauce.

Chipotle Fajita Vegetables

Chipotle Fajita Vegetables

Inspired by Chipotle Mexican Grill. Chipotle Fajita Vegetables are a crunchy, flavorful combination of red peppers, green peppers, and onions.

Chipotle Steak Bowls

Chipotle Steak Bowls

A fresh, delicious salad with a little bit of a kick! Use as much or as little chipotle as you would like. The recipe below is mild but enough to appreciate the taste. If you want lots of spicy, add a little bit more and taste test along the way.

Chipotle Pinto Beans

Chipotle Pinto Beans

Filling and flavorful with the additional spices, Chipotle Pinto Beans are a deliciously perfect addition to Chipotle night.

Chipotle Corn Salsa Recipe

Chipotle Corn Salsa Recipe

Inspired by Chipotle Mexican Grill, Chipotle corn salsa is a combination of red onion, corn, jalapeno peppers, and poblano peppers with a hint of spice. It a is great addition to make your own chipotle at home night & also goes great as an appetizer!

Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice

Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice

Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice is the perfect base grain for Chipotle re-creation nights. The cilantro lime adds a zest that pairs perfectly with the available meats and vegetables.

Chipotle Chicken

Chipotle Chicken

Chipotle Chicken just might be the staple to home made Chipotle. Moist, pull apart chicken with a little more than a hint of spice in addition to the other Chipotle sides just might give taco Tuesdays a run for their money!

Creamy Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Creamy Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Inspired by Olive Garden, this Creamy Chicken Gnocchi Soup has become a regular go-to soup for our household in Fall and Winter. You just can’t beat that rich, creamy, loaded with flavor soup warming you up on a cold day!

Pasta E Fagioli

Pasta E Fagioli

Inspired by Olive Garden, this version is much heartier and goes great with breadsticks! Pasta E Fagioli is made of a tomato-based sauce with beans, hot Italian usage, onion, carrots, celery, garlic, and Ditalini pasta.

Zuppa Toscana Soup

Zuppa Toscana Soup

Inspired by Olive Garden, Zuppa Toscana Soup is a cream-based soup with hot Italian sausage, onion, garlic, potatoes, and kale topped with bacon and Parmesan. A hearty soup for the fall and winter months, this is a must-try recipe!

Chili Cheese Burrito

Chili Cheese Burrito

Inspired by Taco Bell, The Chili Cheese Burrito is a delicious, spicy meal that will leave you craving more! Seriously though…I advise you to pace yourself with how accurately delicious this recipe is.