Category Archives: Dinner

Grilled Balsamic Basil Chicken Salad

Makes 4 servings We served the chicken over romaine lettuce with Caesar dressing, tomatoes, kalamata olives, and Parmesan cheese. 4 chicken breasts 1 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped 4 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon olive oil 6 cups … Continue reading

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Diet Coke Chicken

Makes 4 servings 4 small chicken breasts, thawed 1 can diet coke (Diet Pepsi or Diet Dr. Pepper also work) 1 cup ketchup Put chicken in a skillet. Pour ketchup and Diet Coke over top. Bring to a boil. Cover … Continue reading

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Feta Cheese Shrimp Bake

This tastes great over pasta or served as an appetizer with crackers 1 small onion, minced 4 garlic cloves, minced 1-1/2 lbs large shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1-28 oz can diced tomatoes 2/3 c. crumbled … Continue reading

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Chicken with Honey-Walnut Sauce

Makes 4 servings This is really good! 2 cloves garlic, peeled 1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped 1 teaspoon lemon zest, grated 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary 4 chicken breast halves … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Black Beans

These beans are better than anything you can buy in a can (at least my daughter thinks so). 2 lbs black beans 4 bay leaves 2 onion soup packets (I make up a substitute that doesn’t have food dye or … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Broccoli Lo Mein

8 oz angel hair pasta 1 lb uncooked shrimp 1/2 tbsp minced ginger root 3 cloves garlic, chopped 3 cups broccoli 1 cup chicken broth 1 tbs fish sauce 1-1/2 tsp cornstarch   Cook noodles. In a skillet, cook shrimp … Continue reading

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Baked BBQ Chicken

You could make your own barbecue sauce, but why?! Ingredients 3 chicken breasts 1 bottle BBQ sauce Heat oven to 400 deg F. Place defrosted chicken into an oven-safe baking dish. Pour BBQ sauce over the chicken. Cover the chicken … Continue reading

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