Monthly Archives: October 2014

Quick Chicken & Mushroom Marsala

With few ingredients and a fast cooking time – this dinner will be on the table in a flash! Perfect for a busy weeknight meal. Serve with some steamed vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete meal.


4 (6-oz) chicken breasts
cooking spray
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
2 (3 1/2oz) package mushrooms, sliced (shiitake mushrooms add a nice flavor)
3/4 cup marsala wine
1/2 cup green onions, chopped and divided
3 Tbsp butter Continue reading


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Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Fall is my favorite time of year — I can stock up my freezer with a lot of different comforting soups! This recipe is perfect to make on the weekend while you are running errands, or during the week while you are at work. My favorite way to serve is with some crispy tortilla chips & cheese on top!


1 onion, diced
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped
2 14.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 can tomatoes with green chilies
6 cups chicken stock
1 can black beans, drained
1-2 Tbsp ground cumin
1-2 Tbsp chili powder
1-2 Tbsp taco seasoning
2 bay leaves
4 boneless chicken breast halves (uncooked)
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
14 oz frozen corn
1 lime, juiced
3 whole wheat tortillas, chopped
shredded cheddar cheese, for garnish Continue reading

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