The Best Chicken You'll Ever Have

The grill is not always kind to our lean, reliable friend: the skinless, boneless breast. But this recipe unlocks the secrets of juicy, flavorful meat with minimal work. Infused with zing from a relatively quick brining and coated in a fragrant blend of spices, this chicken gets a sexy finish with a drizzle of Moroccan Dipping Sauce. Ingredients CHICKEN & BRINING: 2-3 pounds boneless, skinless...

Cheesy Pesto Chicken and Veggie Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

It’s a total Fall fiesta in every bite. Feel free to use whatever veg you have on hand and if you get a little overzealous with the stuffing and toppings? Fret not! The leftovers may or may not taste fantastic spooned directly into your face. Or you can save it for an epic omelette the next morning. Ingredients 2 medium-small spaghetti squash [6-7 inches long] 2 chicken breasts 1/2 cup pesto, extra to...

Sweet Potato Bake

ingredients 4 whole Medium Sweet Potatoes 1 cup Sugar 1 cup Milk 2 whole Eggs 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract 1 teaspoon Salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 cup Brown Sugar 1 cup Pecans 1/2 cup Flour 3/4 sticks Butter Directions Wash 4 medium sweet potatoes and bake them in a 375-degree oven until fork tender, about 30-35 minutes. When they are finished cooking slice them open and scrape out...

Pork Chops with Roasted Pears, Sage and Shallots

This simple and seasonal dish pairs pork chops with garden sage, orchard pears and soft braised shallots. Ingredients 4 1-inch-thick bone-in pork chops (about 2 1/2 lbs) 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt, divided 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 firm-ripe pears, washed, quartered and cored 5 medium shallots, peeled and quartered 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar1/2 cup apple...

Caprese BLT Bowl

Caprese BLT Bowl is an easy and delicious dish that is perfect of lunch or dinner on the fly! Fresh burrata, tomatoes, bacon, and arugula piled high on quinoa.  Ingredients 1 cup cooked quinoa 2 cups arugula 1 cup grape tomatoes, sliced in-half 1/2 cup burrata 1/2 cup cooked bacon, chopped Fresh basil, garnish For the Dijon Vinaigrette: 1/4 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon Dijon 1 teaspoon honey 2...

Crock Pot Honey-Garlic Chicken

Easy crock pot recipe for chicken thighs cooked in an incredibly delicious honey-garlic sauce. Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs 4 garlic cloves, minced ⅓ cup honey ½ cup ketchup (you can also use low-sodium ketchup, if available) ½ cup low sodium soy sauce ½ teaspoon dried oregano 2 tablespoons fresh parsley ½ tablespoon toasted sesame seeds Directions Arrange chicken thighs on the bottom of...

Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower Puffs

Mashed potatoes aren’t the only game in town! I recently spied a recipe for cheesy mashed potato puffs and wondered if I could modify it for mashed cauliflower. Since cauliflower contains more liquid, I knew that I’d need to add something to give them a little more structure. Beaten egg whites did the trick. They do shrink some as they cool, but they make a delicious low carb side dish for any...

Honey Yeast Rolls

There are not many things tastier than a hot-from-the-oven buttered yeast roll. This is an updated recipe of an old-fashioned southern favorite that is sweetened with honey and will melt in your mouth. Ingredients 1/4 cup warm water (100° to 110°) 1 (1/4-oz.) envelope active dry yeast 1 teaspoon honey 1 3/4 cups milk 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled 1/3 cup honey 3...

Spinach and Romaine Salad with Cucumbers, Radishes, and Creamy Mint Dressing

Perfect for Easter dinner! Ingredients   1 (5-oz.) pkg. baby spinach 2 romaine lettuce hearts, chopped 2 cucumbers, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 cup thinly sliced radishes 1 small shallot, minced 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup sour cream 1 cup half-and-half 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint, plus leaves for garnish 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 cup crumbled...

Spinach Tomato Tortellini

Ingredients 1 16oz package cheese tortellini 1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes with garlic and onion 1 cup chopped fresh spinach 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1 1/2 tsp dried basil 1 tsp minced garlic 2 tbsp all-purpose flour 3/4 cup milk 3/4 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese  Directions Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the tortellini, and cook until tender, about 10 minutes. While you get the...