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indian butter chicken

indian butter chicken

with winter making no moves to go away, it calls for warm, spicy meals. one of my favorite indian dishes is butter chicken, or murgh makhani. it is a tomato-based curry dish that uses, yes, a lot of butter! it’s delicious and warm and goes perfectly with rice & naan. since i’m still cooking paleo, i … Continue reading

crispy chicken with warm arugula and chickpea salad

crispy chicken with warm arugula and chickpea salad

fresh & healthy. lots of textures. an interesting combination for a fast, weeknight dinner. you could always add halved cherry tomatoes…! yum! i’m always looking for a recipe that makes chicken more interesting, and this was delicious! original recipe from epicurious. enjoy! _____________________  crispy chicken with warm arugula and chickpea salad serves 2 ingredients 6 … Continue reading

chicken & chickpea stew

chicken & chickpea stew

chickpeas, or garbanzo beans, are an interesting little ingredient that i experimented with this week. great for you and filling, they add a nice meaty texture to a dish and stew. they also soak up flavor (but don’t have much on their own). this chicken and chickpea stew, from bon appetit, is ideal for a … Continue reading

indian-spiced chicken

indian-spiced chicken

the groundhog predicted a few more weeks of winter… and it’s still snowing. this calls for more warm, hearty meals. how about something spicy and delicious? this recipe came from bon appetit. please feel free to go by the recipe, but i made a few changes. instead of adding potatoes, i added frozen peas. i … Continue reading

mediterranean chicken salad

mediterranean chicken salad

mediterranean flavors. chicken salad. two things that were meant to be combined. this chicken salad is healthier and lighter, but not less tasty. with great seasoning and ingredients, this isn’t your average chicken salad. served with rice, naan bread, or arugula, this recipe is pretty versatile. i was able to eat it in different ways … Continue reading

nice ‘n’ easy pasta

nice ‘n’ easy pasta

this is a random, sir-mix-a-lot meal that i threw together with what i had in the fridge and freezer. the veggies i used can be substituted for whatever you have (asparagus, peas, carrots, etc.). this is simple, (fairly) healthy and pretty damn easy. for seasoning, i use adobo, or season-all. i like adding paprika, too, … Continue reading

pot luck love

pot luck love

for a cinco de mayo pot luck lunch, i wanted to get cook something new and cheesy. i succeeded. i cooked pioneer woman’s white chicken enchiladas for my office, and it went down well! rather spicily, might i add. i’ll admit, this would’ve been better straight out of the oven, rather than the next day … Continue reading

spring chicken

spring chicken

im constantly looking for food inspiration; this recipe came from a food blogger that made veal scallopini topped with a greek salad. it caught my eye because it was beautiful and incorporated one of my favorite things: greek salad! instead of using veal, i opted for chicken. i pounded the chicken tenderloins thin and cooked … Continue reading

sticky wings

sticky wings

whether you only care about the football, the ads, or the beer, there’s always one thing that everyone can agree on: chicken wings. while your neighbors might be ordering from the local bar or using frozen, bagged wings, the way to go is homemade & healthy(er). it’s cheaper. yummier. stickier. easier. ________________________ saucy, baked chicken … Continue reading

a southern tradition

a southern tradition

as with tradition, recipes are often best learned from others. this particular southern tradition and recipe i learned from a new orleans/mobile native. adam is the king of one-pot-wonders, and this is no exception: chicken & dumplings. making my first ever guest appearance, adam took me through the steps to create this classic. check it … Continue reading