Monthly Archives: May 2015

Lemony Chicken Piccata

Fresh & bright! A deliciously light meal. I love to serve this with Parmesan Garlic Orzo and fresh steamed broccoli. Perfect for everything from a casual dinner party to a weeknight meal. 

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Ingredients:
2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (cut in half lengthwise)
salt and ground black pepper, to taste
all purpose flour, for dredging
4 Tbsp butter, divided
2 Tbsp olive oil
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup white wine (or chicken stock)
1/4 cup brined capers
1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped Continue reading

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Parmesan Garlic Orzo

A delicious and light side dish for any meal! Quick and easy to make, this is my go-to pasta side dish for a weeknight meal. Perfect with marinated grilled chicken or seafood.

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Ingredients:
1 cup orzo pasta (look for whole wheat orzo!)
1/4 cup butter
1-2 tsp minced garlic
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
2 Tbsp milk
1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
salt and ground black pepper, to taste Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Pot Roast

A surprising ingredient makes a delicious and slightly creamy gravy in this pot roast recipe. Quick and easy, this roast is perfect for a casual night at home with the family, or for a sit down dinner party! Serve with roasted or grilled veggies and some bread.. to soak up the delectable gravy! 

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Ingredients:
2 pounds rump roast
flour, for coating
cracked black pepper
1 yellow onion, chopped
4 large carrots, chopped
2 garlic cloves, smashed
1/2 bottle prepared creamy horseradish sauce (like Kraft)
3 cups low-sodium beef broth or au jus (McCormicks)
5-6 medium-large red skin potatoes, chopped Continue reading

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