Chinese Cashew Chicken

Chinese Cashew Chicken

Pan-fried chicken, snow peas and cashews in a ginger-garlic sauce served over rice noodles. I wouldn’t touch Chinese food, not even with a ten foot pole until I was in my early twenties. Even then it was a slow progression that started with fried rice. It was safe to eat because the picky eater in… 

Read More »

Lemon Garlic Chicken and Rice

Lemon Garlic Chicken & Rice

Skillet chicken with a lemon-infused garlic broth accented by fresh oregano. It’s perfect served with rice to help sop up the fragrant juices. This comes together in a snap. Onion and whole garlic cloves are sautéed before chicken cutlets, chicken broth and an entire lemon is thrown into the mix. A 12-minute simmer and dinner… 

Read More »

Easy Chicken Cordon Bleu

Cheater's Chicken Cordon Bleu

Oven-fried chicken cutlets topped with ham and Swiss cheese with a creamy, three-ingredient mustard sauce. Chicken cordon bleu. . . cheater-style. I say this is for cheaters because traditionally cordon bleu has ham and Swiss stuffed inside the chicken. I’m not the only one cheating. I ate in a fancy inn-style restaurant recently where the… 

Read More »

Cranberry Apple Chicken Salad w/ Honey Mustard Dressing

Cranberry Apple Walnut Chicken Salad

Romaine salad with chicken, apples, dried cranberries and walnuts in a honey-mustard dressing. It has all the elements I like in a satisfying salad including a full array of competing flavors and textures that all meld together in a completely delicious way. Every bite reminds me that fall is here to stay awhile and makes… 

Read More »

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Lemon Chicken and Orzo Soup

Tender chicken bathed in lemony broth and swimming with orzo pasta, baby spinach leaves, onions, carrots, garlic and bell peppers. The soup is seasoned with the perfect companions to lemons: parsley, Italian seasoning and Parmesan cheese.

Chicken, Bacon and Corn Salad w/ Honey Lime Vinaigrette

Chicken Corn and Bacon Salad

Tender rotisserie chicken comes together with bacon, avocado, grilled corn and romaine lettuce in a honey lime vinaigrette to make this bright and tasty salad. This makes a great main dish that won’t make you feel like you’re missing out on anything because you’re eating a ‘salad’ for dinner.