Have you heard of the blog 100 Days of Real Food? If you haven’t, go check it out right now. I’ll wait. No really. It’s a fantastic introduction to eating whole foods and commonsense nutrition. Also, some great recipes! Here’s one I tried recently, and it was seriously fantastic, as well as super easy. I […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thank you to Elizabeth from our Facebook community for sharing this wonderful homey soup! From Curtis Stone Ingredients: 4 cups chicken stock 2 cups chicken breast, cut into bite-size pieces 2 carrots, medium dice 2 celery stocks, medium dice 1 onion, medium dice 1 leek (white part only), medium dice 1 clove garlic, chopped fine […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A great big thank you to Monica from our Facebook community for sharing one of her favorite stir fry recipes from Kitchen Monkey! As with any stir-fry, veggies and protein can be easily swapped, and Monica has a wonderful tip of adding orange juice for more flavor. Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 cloves garlic, minced […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thank you to Melissa for sharing this delicious chili recipe! Ingredients: 1 lb. ground turkey 1 onion, chopped 1 tsp. garlic, minced 15 oz. can black beans, drained 15 oz. can kidney beans, drained 6 oz. can tomato paste 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock 1 Tbsp. cumin 1 Tbsp. chili powder 1 sweet potato, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Courtesy of Chef Mark from Fun In Being a Foodie! Ingredients: 1 Bag Fresh Baby Spinach 1 Bag Frozen Lima Beans, defrosted and drained 1 Bag Frozen Edamame, defrosted and drained 1 Can Black Beans, rinsed 1 Can Cannelloni Beans, rinsed 1 Can Dark Red Kidney Beans, rinsed 3 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, cut into bite […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thank you to Jenni from our Facebook community for sharing this wonderful recipe for our holiday leftovers from Food Network! Ingredients: 2 quarts Chicken Broth 1 Turkey Carcass, all meat removed 1 Onion, halved, plus 1 onion, minced 1 Carrot, halved lengthwise, plus 1 carrot, minced 1 Whole Stalk Celery, plus 1 more stalk, minced 2 Bay Leaves 3 cups Dark Turkey Meat 2 Garlic Cloves, smashed 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A great big thank you to Chef Mark Brown from the Facebook community Fun in Being a Foodie! Ingredients: 1 Red Onion, sliced 8 Red Potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 6 pieces 6 Carrots, scrubbed and cut into 3/4″pieces 4 Celery Ribs, remove strings with veggie peeler and cut into 3/4″ pieces 2 tsp Sea Salt, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A great big thank you to Chef Mark Brown from the Facebook community Fun in Being a Foodie! Ingredients: 6 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts 1 1/2 tsp Salt 3/4 tsp Pepper 3/4 tsp Cinnamon 1/2 tsp Nutmeg 2 T. Brown Sugar 3 T. Butter 1/3 C. Mandarin Orange Segments 1 1/4 C. Water 1/2 C. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
From Dinner Tonight, Lunch Tomorrow Makes 15 sticks. Prep Time 15 minutes, plus 1 to 24 hours marinating time. Cook Time 13 to 14 minutes. Chicken fingers are a perennial kid favorite, and these super satays are likewise sure to be a hit. No frying means they’re healthier, and the flavorful marinade and relish mean […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thank you to Sara from our Facebook community for sharing this recipe from Cookin Canuck! Here are Sara’s notes about the dish: I used couscous instead of quinoa. I already had chicken, couscous, and butternut squash cooked in the fridge so I prepared it a bit different. I added the cooked items at the end […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The grandmother who shared this recipe, Huong Thu Nguyen, states, “It takes awhile to make good caramel sauce without burning it.” I didn’t burn mine, but it didn’t quite caramelize as much as in the picture the way it was supposed to. I’m sure I will get it after another try or two. Regardless, we […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I never make fried chicken because I get a bellyache from all the grease. But this recipe seemed like the best of both worlds since the chicken only is fried for a couple minutes before finishing in the oven. The chicken was very good and Ina’s tip to use a high-sided stockpot to fry the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Thanks to Sara from our Facebook community for sharing this wonderful soup recipe! Chicken and Rice adapted from For the Love of Cooking Ingredients: 1 tsp of olive oil 1/2 sweet yellow onion 2-3 carrots, diced 2-3 stalks of celery, diced 2 cloves of garlic, minced 5 cups of homemade chicken stock 1 tsp chicken […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A great big thank you to Elizabeth from our Facebook community for sharing this delicious soup recipe! Chicken Pot Pie Soup from Skinny Taste Ingredients: 1/4 cup flour (to make gluten-free use 2 tbsp cornstarch instead) 2 cups water 4 cups fat free milk 1 large celery stalk, chopped 1/2 medium chopped onion 8 oz […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Last night I had two epiphanies: one, to tune my 3 year old’s guitar so it plays a nice chord with no need to hold down a string, and two, miso soup is so easy and delicious that it is ridiculous I haven’t thought to do either of these things sooner. The directions seem more […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Chicken Piccata from Food Network Ingredients: 4 Boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, about 6 ounces each ½ cup All-Purpose Flour 1 ½ tsp Kosher Salt ½ tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper 3 Tbsp Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 1 ½ cups Chicken Stock, preferably homemade 2 Tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice 2 Tbsp Unsalted Butter, cut into small pieces 1 Tbsp Drained Bottled Capers, rinsed and chopped Additional Kosher Salt And Freshly Ground Black Pepper Thin Slices Lemon And […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The employees at Costco know me….really. When I was finally added to my husband’s account, I forgot to bring in my driver’s license. The worker said, “Eh…we know you, you don’t need it.” They say things to my children like, “Wow! You’re getting so big!” We buy most things there and for good reason. Costco […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
A big thank you to Melissa in our Facebook community for sharing her chili recipe! White Chicken Chili Ingredients: ½ Lbs. Navy Beans ½ Onion, chopped ¼ tsp Garlic Powder 32 ounces Chicken Broth 2 tsp Cumin 2 tsp Oregano 3 Cloves Garlic Dash Of Cayenne Pepper 4 ounces Green Chilies 2 pounds Chicken Breasts Directions: Combine beans, onions, garlic and chicken broth in a large saucepan and simmer. Add the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Butterscotch Chicken Ingredients: 1/2 t. thyme 1/2 t. rosemary 1/2 t. lavender 1/2 t. pepper 1 t. salt 1/2 cup butter 1/3 cup Scotch 1 whole chicken Directions: 1. Grind the herbs, salt and pepper together with a mortar and pestle. 2. Melt the butter and add the Scotch. 3. Place the chicken in a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This slow cooker favorite comes from Melissa from our Facebook community. Thank you, Melissa! Crock Pot Honey Citrus Chicken With Red Potatoes Ingredients: 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts Salt And Ground Black Pepper (To Taste) 5 Red Potatoes, halved 1 small Onion, chopped 2 – 3 cloves Garlic, finely chopped or grated 4 – 5 Sprigs Thyme, leaves picked and chopped (I used dried thyme, about […]Continue Reading... No Comments.