Tag: chicken

soup sundays: chicken wild rice soup

soup sundays: chicken wild rice soup

Chicken wild rice soup was something my dad would bring a big pot of when he would visit me in college.  Growing up in the Upper Peninsula winter lasts what feels like six months.  So soup becomes a staple.  He would come visit and I […]

Grilled Chicken Greek Bowls

Grilled Chicken Greek Bowls

I love Greek food.  And while I don’t cook a ton of their traditional dishes I definitely use them as inspiration.  I have been making these grilled chicken Greek bowls almost weekly lately.  They sound complicated but they really aren’t.  If you have a grill […]

Fiesta Bowl: Chicken, fajita veggie and quinoa

Fiesta Bowl: Chicken, fajita veggie and quinoa

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]uring the week our meals are for the most part healthy.  We have a good rotation of meatless meals, healthy salads with homemade dressings and some carb-free menu items.  As you can tell by reading ANY post of mine, there is usually always an abundance […]

Sizzling Chicken Skillet

Sizzling Chicken Skillet

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] remember seeing a commercial for either Chili’s or Applebees before.  They had this cheesy chicken skillet that looked so good.  The base appeared to be mashed potatoes then they were topped with fajita veggies and chicken.  To finish the dish they topped it with […]

soup sundays: homemade chicken broth

soup sundays: homemade chicken broth

In our house we use chicken broth for a lot of different things.  Anything that calls for water such as rice or quinoa we cook in chicken broth to give it an extra dimension of flavor.  Also if you follow this blog, you know that […]

a classic revamped: drunken chicken parmesan

a classic revamped: drunken chicken parmesan

During the week I don’t spend a ton of time preparing meals.  Often times I don’t get home until later so quick meals are what we usually eat.  My husband and I take turns cooking during the week usually based on who will get home […]

“chinese palace” soup – quick chicken and rice soup

“chinese palace” soup – quick chicken and rice soup

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen my sister and I were little a common meal at our house was soup.  There was a restaurant growing up called the Chinese Palace.  We would go sometimes with our mom and dad for the buffet but they had this soup that was so […]

blackened beer can chicken with garlic scape mashed potatoes

blackened beer can chicken with garlic scape mashed potatoes

Summer is officially here!  The warm summer weather makes it hard to want to be inside, especially in the kitchen.  There is nothing I love more than firing up the grill in the summer.  We grill year round because we are fortunate enough to just […]

summer salads – travel inspired greek salad with lemony grilled chicken

summer salads – travel inspired greek salad with lemony grilled chicken

When people ask me where my favorite vacation was hands down it was Greece.  My best friend is first generation American and his family is from little villages in Greece.  He often goes back, so often that my friends usually tag along on his trips. […]

bring back the summer – spicy chicken caesars with twice baked potatoes

bring back the summer – spicy chicken caesars with twice baked potatoes

Growing up I remember my dad would make us grilled chicken Caesar salads all the time.  We had this indoor grill that he used to grill up the chicken and it always had a great char/almost crust to it.  We always used Cardini’s caesar dressing […]