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...]

Crispy Rosemary Chicken & Fries

Crispy Rosemary Chicken & Fries

This one-pan meal was easy to make and tasted great!  The chicken was tasty and the fries were delicious. Ingredients: 8 bone-in chicken thighs (3 pounds) (1) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried crumbled rosemary 1-1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano or ½ teaspoon dried oregano 1-1/2 teaspoons salt ½ teaspoon black pepper 6 small red potatoes, quartered (2) 3 … [Read more...]

Asian Chicken & Vegetables in Foil Packets

Asian Chicken Packets

This chicken and vegetable recipe was a hit at our house and so easy to make. Ingredients: 4 large scallions, trimmed 1 large carrot, peeled 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast cutlets (5 oz. each), pounded ½ inch thick (1) 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon packed dark brown sugar (2) 1 tablespoon rice … [Read more...]

Quick Chicken Noodle Soup

Quick Chicken Noodle Soup

It’s COLD here in the Midwest so I thought some soup sounded good.  I don’t have as many choices as I used to since I have to avoid dairy, gluten, onion and garlic.  But I found this one and it hit the spot. Ingredients: 2 cups water 1 (32-ounce) carton chicken broth (check for gluten) 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ cup chopped onion (1) ½ cup chopped celery (1) 1 medium carrot, chopped … [Read more...]