String Beans, Tomato, Potato Stew ~ are slowly simmered with onions, fresh basil and olive oil until they are softened and tender. This dish makes a wonderful and tasty vegetable stew in about 30 minutes. A simple Italian stew like this one becomes the ultimate vegetarians delight!
Chicken Wonton Soup. We know that college students, and even grad students don’t have time to make fancy meals. So I decided to show my daughter how to make a simple, super easy chicken wonton soup in a matter of minutes! With a few staple ingredients and a package of frozen mini wontons, anyone can make this delicious soup to serve anytime!
Pan Seared Salmon with Teriyaki Ginger Sauce is topped with an easy-to-make teriyaki ginger sauce and served in 10 minutes; helps puts dinner on the table in no time! Salmon is easily pan seared on stove top for a few minutes, then it’s topped with an easy homemade teriyaki ginger sauce made with fresh ginger, garlic, olive oil and soy sauce. All you need is your favorite steamed or fried rice as a side dish and dinner is complete.
Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Pecan Cookies. These are lace cookies with a crispy crunchy crust on the outside and chewy chocolaty texture on the inside. Made with all the fine ingredients the recipe calls for including brown sugar, rolled oats, chocolate chips and chopped pecans. They’re baked for 8 to 10 minutes and then more chocolate is drizzled on top. They’re SO good, you can’t stop eating them.
With no flour needed, Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Pecan cookies always turn out delicately light, delicious and gluten free!
Drunken Baked Beans Casserole ~ a delicious blend of four different beans that are simply baked in a sweet and sour sauce made from onions, Bourbon, mustard, apple cider vinegar, brown sugar and ketchup. If you’re having a barbecue, this is the ultimate side dish you need to serve!
Cranberry Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry Salsa. Pork Tenderloin is coated and marinated with a cranberry sauce and baked in the oven until it’s fully cooked and served with a delicious sweet-tart cranberry salsa on the side. The marinade and salsa are easily made with a mixture of frozen cranberries, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil and jalapeno, to give it some heat! Sweet and tart flavors make this Cranberry Pork Tenderloin so good and very tasty! It’s addicting!
Chicken Pot Pie Without Pie Crust. Boneless chicken tenders are quickly sauteed and simmered with a mixture of fresh vegetables along with frozen vegetables, gravy and chicken broth to create a classic Chicken Pot Pie but Without Pie Crust. A home-style meal that’s easy to prepare in a skillet and is ready in 30 minutes! Helps get dinner to the table fast!
Zucchini Tomato Sauce over Fusilli Pasta is made with fresh zucchini, chopped onions, garlic and parsley, sauteed until softened, and blended with some marinara sauce. Served over Fusilli pasta, this makes dinner ready in no time!
Chicken Thighs with Lemon, Garlic & Thyme ~ are roasted in a bath of lemon juice, white wine, and chicken broth and is easily prepared in one baking dish. These thighs always turn out super moist, juicy and lemony-delicious!
10 Healthy Ideas for After-School Snacks! Back by popular demand!
As you may know in the South, it’s that time of year when kids are heading back to school and parents are needing to prepare lunch boxes filled with yummy, yet healthy, snacks. So whether your kids are tots, tweens, teens or any age in between, they all share the same sentiment when they get home from school and that is, they’re hungry and always head directly to the fridge or pantry looking to grab anything to eat. So here are 10 Healthy Ideas for After-School Snacks that are fun, delicious, nutritious, and ready in minutes!
Chickpea Salad is easily made with chopped organic cucumbers, red bell peppers, baby spinach, balsamic vinegar, topped off with fresh basil and seasonings. This makes a wonderful summer salad to serve as a side dish and one that is super easy, delicious tasting and refreshing every time.