Take-out Tuesday, Blueberry Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

  This really is a “Take-out Tuesday,” a wrap made with a favorite chicken salad from a local cafe         One of my besties brought over some of our favorite chicken salad, which we enjoyed on fresh brioche buns To my delight, she insisted that I keep the remaining chicken salad, which … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sweet Chili Teriyaki Chicken, Pineapple & Smoked Sausage Kebabs

  I’m having a lot of fun with pineapple this month         I love having fresh pineapple in the refrigerator, it’s such a versatile ingredient         A leftover piece of boneless chicken,  some smoked sausage links from the freezer, and fresh pineapple make a very tasty combo!     … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Loaded Chicken & Vegetable Taco Bake

  These tacos are lighter than your average tacos because not only are they made with chicken, they are loaded with vegetables           I used onions, sweet peppers and celery, but you can use any vegetables you  like, clean out your fridge!         If you’re using leftover cooked … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Stir Fry Spaghetti Squash with Coconut Chicken Bites

  This dish might sound complicated but I promise it’s not…     I made this early in the day and refrigerated it until baking for dinner     The hardest part is cutting the squash, but if you pierce it in several places with a knife, and microwave it for 5 minutes, you will … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Chicken Pot Pie Enchiladas

To keep ahead of chaos for holiday weekends, a big casserole, a one dish meal that can be made in advance, is my go to meal. My group often arrives at different times so it can be ready when they are   Enchiladas are not only my family’s favorite, they are quick and easy to … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Figgy Pistachio Chicken with Balsamic Glaze

This dish got rave reviews from HHjr, he proclaimed it an amazing combo of flavors and contrasts…   Pretty fancy for Take-out Tuesday, right? But guess what, I made this after a long hot day of running around town when cooking was the last thing I wanted to do… But, dinner was my turn that … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lemon Teriyaki Chicken

Are you ever disappointed when you make a recipe that should be insanely good, and it turns out just so-so?     I recently made a Lemon Teriyaki Chicken, that was going to be so WOW easy, and so IRRESISTIBLY delicious, that it was bound to make me a star  ⭐️     Except that … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Chicken & Ham Bechamel Pasta

My favorite part of cooking is the creative side~ even though I plan dinners in advance, sometimes I deviate… and make up a recipe~ 34 degrees and raining made me reach for the pasta 😊 This isn’t exactly diet food, but with lower calorie pasta, and Bechamel Sauce made with olive oil instead of butter, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Name this dish!

This is one of my best original recipes ever…it is swoon~worthy divine every time!  But it needs a name…In the past I have called it Ok, You Seriously Have to Make This Chicken Semi-enchilada Sorta Cannelloni Dish!   a little wordy, yes? And then there’s A Mexican and an Italian go to Alabama by way of … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Two Easy Favorites

These are not new recipes, and you probably have your very own version… I decided to mention these anyway just in case you have forgotten about these old favorites, and I have a trick or two to make them extra easy and delicious… Easy Italian Sausage Ziti Bake gets a flavor boost from Italian sausage, … Continue reading

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