Category: Main dish

Sep 01

Lasagna Stuffed Peppers

Here’s another great stuffed pepper recipe that I have been making all summer. Lasagna without noodles, and yes they taste like you’re eating lasagna. These are a great way to reduce your carbs without sacrificing flavor. Feel free to change it up by using ingredients you use for your pasta lasagna dish, like diced pepperoni …

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May 09

Buttermilk Ranch Roasted Chicken with Potatoes

I had never been big on using chicken thighs in a dish because I didn’t like the way they turned out. Maybe it’s just me, but I have always used chicken breast. I know why chefs say they like to use chicken thighs, because they don’t dry out, but I never cared for them. This …

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Jan 26

Szechuan Shrimp and Broccoli

Forget take-out! You can prep and prepare this dish in 20 minutes. I love sweet chili sauce, and in this dish you combine it with soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic, ginger, and Sriracha to get an incredibly delicious sauce that coats shrimp and broccoli. If you like things spicy, go ahead and add the red …

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Oct 03

Spinach Bacon Spaghetti Squash

Amazing! I knew I had to try this recipe when I had seen bacon, maple syrup, and blue cheese as ingredients, and wow I was not disappointed. The bacon and maple syrup add a smoky and sweet flavor, and the blue cheese takes it to a whole new level with its creamy texture that melts …

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Jul 18

Dijon Chicken and Pasta

This dish is both quick and easy for either a weekday meal or an impressive dinner party. A creamy sauce seasoned with garlic, white wine and Dijon mustard over chicken and pasta will have your family and friends wanting more. This is also a great dish to use spiralized veggies instead of pasta for those …

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Jul 10

Baked Spaghetti Squash Boats with Grilled Chicken

Okay, I had never tried spaghetti squash before having this dish since I am not big on squash period. I was surprised that my husband and I both liked it. This is a very simple dish to prepare even if you make your own marinara sauce like I did. If you only have chicken breast …

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Apr 19

Chicken and Dumplings

Once again, a Tyler Florence recipe has wowed me and has become a favorite of mine. As we all know, chicken and dumplings is not a quick meal to prepare, but this recipe is so worth the time. The chicken can be cooked ahead of time, shredded and both the chicken and stock can be …

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Jul 13


Here is a quick and easy way to impress your family at dinner time. Start by using any deli meats and cheeses you like. The dough can be fresh, frozen or a can from the refrigerated section of your store. I make my own marinara sauce, and have added it below, but feel free to …

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Apr 13

Creamy Chicken and Pasta

Here’s another great comfort dish. This pasta has a creamy mushroom sauce and chicken throughout. Add a tossed salad and you have a great meal you could entertain with. Enjoy! 2 C. uncooked penne or medium tube pasta 2 C. sliced fresh mushrooms 1 C. sliced fresh green onions 2 Tbsp. butter 1/2 C. white …

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Jul 28

Chicken Parmigiana

A fresh, delicious way to have chicken parmesan from your own kitchen. I watched Tyler Florence from the Food Network make this a few years ago, and it became a favorite. I love this fresh marinara sauce instead of the heavier spaghetti sauces that are often used. When using a chicken breast instead of a …

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