Moroccan Chicken & Chickpea Stew

Moroccan Chicken & Chickenpea Stew

I know it's a little early for soup since it's still blazin' hot outside, but I actually made this on a cooler day and it really hit the spot. So if you eat soup year round, here you go. If you only eat soup in the winter, save this for later because it's worth making. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large red onion, diced (1) ½ lb.carrots, peeled, quartered and sliced 5 cloves garlic, … [Read more...]

Penne with Chicken and Asparagus

Penne with Chicken and Asparagus

This light pasta dish was just the ticket for a healthy and tasty dinner. Ingredients: 1 (16 ounces) package dried penne pasta (1) 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into cubes salt & pepper, to taste garlic powder, to taste ½ cup chicken broth 1 bunch slender asparagus spears, trimmed, cut on diagonal into 1-inch pieces 1 … [Read more...]

Chicken Mac & Cheese

Chicken Mac & Cheese

I made this dish the other night when Danny and Ashley (my son and daughter-in-law) came over to have dinner with us and pick up the kids.  I wanted something gluten free for David but something everyone else would like, too.  I used gluten free pasta, flour and bread crumbs which made this gluten free.  It was very good and we all liked it a lot, but next time I’m going to make it without the … [Read more...]

Grilled Chicken & Sweet Potatoes

Chicken & Sweet Potatoes

I’ve tried several recipes that involved foil packets cooked on the grill.  I like them!  They’re SO easy and they don’t heat up the kitchen! So here’s the latest and it’s super easy. Ingredients & Directions: In a big piece of foil, tightly wrap 1 small chicken breast cut into cubes, 1 chopped sweet potato, sliced scallions, a dash of sriracha, a palmful of sesame seeds (optional) … [Read more...]

Kale Cobb Salad

Kale Cobb Salad

I don’t have a lot of good dinner/salad recipes so I was pretty excited about this one.  I didn’t mix everything together in the bowl.  Instead I made individual servings so every bite would be packed with goodies.  I’ll definitely be making it again. Ingredients: 6 slices bacon (1) ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup chopped shallot (I omitted) 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 teaspoons Dijon … [Read more...]

Crock Pot Rotisserie Style Chicken Recipe

Rotisserie Style Chicken

I made my first batch of bone broth last week but I made this recipe first.  I cooked a chicken in the crock pot and then used the drippings, bones and skin to make bone broth.  The chicken was a hit and so was the broth. Ingredients: 1 (4-5 lb) whole roasting chicken 3 teaspoons kosher salt (1) 1 teaspoon smoked paprika (2) 1 teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon dried thyme 1 … [Read more...]

Caprese Chicken with Bacon

Caprese Chicken with Bacon

Wow!  This was amazingly delicious and easy and I will definitely be making it again. Ingredients: 8 bacon strips 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each) (1) 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 2 plum tomatoes, sliced (2) 6 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced (3) 4 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese Directions: Place bacon in an … [Read more...]