Chicken with Pears over Arugula Radicchio Salad

If you are in the mood for something sweet and savory on one plate, here it is! No sugar added, just the natural sugar from a beautiful pear. This combination of flavors balance each other very well. You get sweet and savory all in one bite. No heavy seasonings, just some salt and pepper on…

Steamed Mussels with Tri-Color Pasta and Grape Tomatoes

This meal is another easy to prepare dish that is packed with beautiful flavors. By adding chicken stock, white wine and a pinch of saffron, you create these amazing flavor! And it only takes about 30 minutes total time from prep to the table to prepare. Just make sure that you clean the mussels well,…

Buffalo Style Stuffed Chicken Breast

It’s the weekend, a time to kick back and relax. Enjoy some good food, visit with friends and family, go to a kids weekend game or just stay home and relax.  When I think of weekend food, I think either barbecue or Buffalo chicken wings. The problem though with Buffalo chicken wings is that they…

Matzo Ball Chicken Vegetable Soup

Passover, a high holiday in the Jewish faith that brings friends and family together to remember old traditions and history. A time to gather around the table and celebrate food and its meaning. Matzo ball soup is one of those “meaning” soups, made with matzo meal, an unleavened bread. This originated during the Jewish exodus…

Kelp Noodles With Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

          I’m always trying to find new, healthy foods and the other day I came across some “Kelp Noodles” in the health food store. They are these somewhat crunchy, neutral tasting sea vegetable noodles that are fat free,gluten free, low carbohydrates and calories. As for low calories, in a 4 ounce…

Coriander Chicken With Cilantro

If you may be asking yourself, “What’s for dinner tonight”, then here is the perfect meal that is super quick and packed with delicious Middle Eastern spices. It will taste as if you were cooking all day, but really only 18 minutes! The chicken will also be very moist and tender. You can serve this…

Cajun Chicken

In celebration of “Fat Tuesday” this is a spicy chicken recipe that has a nice “kick” to it. But you can enjoy this anytime. I made this whole meal with the Mardi Gras colors in mind, purple, green and yellow. I made purple mashed potatoes for the purple, green beans for the green and chicken…

Jambalaya

It’s that time of the year, Mardi Gras! Time to celebrate and feast  before the fast. Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday,” is the last day of the Carnival season as it always falls the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. It’s a huge celebration in Louisiana. But if you cannot make it…

Tandoori Chicken Thighs with Organic Brown Basmati Rice

Tandoori chicken has a really nice kick to it, but that’s what makes it so delicious. I  enjoy cooking and eating spicy food and using Indian spices, they are so aromatic and  give food that extra flavor. By marinating this chicken, it really tenderizes the chicken and provides that enhanced flavor to come through. Tandoori…

Chicken With Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

This is a very colorful meal to prepare that tastes as beautiful as it looks. It cooks up in no time and is very satisfying, so you can be sitting down at the dinner table enjoying this dish without creating a lot of fuss in the kitchen. Chicken with Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomatoes   Ingredients:…

Chicken with Arugula Walnut Pesto

Chicken is such a versatile meat to prepare because you can add just about any side dish with it and it just tastes delicious. I decided to try a new twist on a pesto sauce and create it with arugula and walnuts instead of the usual basil and pine nuts. The arugula gives it a…