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From Freezer and Fridge...Late Workday Dinner in a Snap

Tangy Lemon Butter Chicken Broccoli and Ziti with Pine Nuts

After a long work day, a healthy dinner is usually not the first thing you want to tackle. 634 more words

Frugal Recipes

Cowboy Spaghetti

What do you do with leftover chili?

Since we had A LOT of chili when I was growing up, finding creative uses for leftovers became necessary. 249 more words


Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thigh Slider w/ Sugar Snap Peas and Carrots

Today’s Menu: Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thigh Slider w/ Sugar Snap Peas and Carrots
Another cloudy and cool Spring Day here. It was in the 40’s this morning with a cool breeze blowing. 562 more words


Re-imagined chicken salad

Last week I had chicken twice. Once was in the form of a grocery store roasted chicken and the other was grilled. I hate when perfectly good leftovers get thrown in the garbage because they’ve been forgotten about or because eating the same thing twice is too boring. 302 more words


Marinated Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

With most of our weeknights this spring consumed with soccer practices, lacrosse practices, Girls on the Run practices, piano lessons and tennis clinics, the question of “What’s for dinner?” becomes all the more pressing.  627 more words

Kids & Family

Quick Hit: Dip into Dressing a Cool Spring Dish

If you’ve ever found yourself with leftover pot luck contributions, like say, some goat cheese yogurt dip, you might consider this a useful idea: Take said dip and turn it into a dressing for your cool Spring salad in just one handy step (not counting prepping the veggies). 328 more words


Steam-Fried Chicken with Steamed Broccoli and Pasta - Leftovers Equals Two Complete Meals

Needing some light protein, I bought my usual deboned chicken thighs and served them with steamed broccoli.  I wanted flavor without a lot of fat, so I steam-fried the chicken on the stove top in coconut oil.  302 more words