Hearty Quinoa, Lentil, Chicken and Corn Chowder

I love a good chowder recipe.  It's finally getting cold enough for great soups, stews and casseroles.  There are so many recipes I've been dying to try, but the weather was too warm.  The cool weather is finally here.  Yes, I am happy about that.  Summer has never been my thing.  Before you say, when [...]

Mango and Lentil Chicken Tinga

Another Mexican-inspired dish for you today. According to Wikipedia, the dish originated from Puebla, Mexico. Regardless of where it started, it's a pretty good dish. Shredded chicken in a tomato and chipotle sauce. I found a great version from Better Homes and Garden where they made a mango version. I'm taking a step further and [...]

Crockpot Creamy Cashew Chicken

Looking at the weather this week, it's time to beat the heat. The slow cooker is perfect for this. No fuss and doesn't heat up the house. I ran into this recipe from Half-Baked Harvest for Crockpot Creamy Cashew Chicken and was intrigued. I love cashews and I've never tried cashew milk. I've heard a [...]

Skillet Salsa Verde Tortilla Rice Bake

I have made both chicken and rice bakes and chicken tortilla casseroles.  They are both very good.  While I was thumbing through a list of recipes for chicken and rice, I saw a recipe from Half-Baked Harvest that combined the two.  This recipe for Skillet Salsa Verde Tortilla Rice Bake uses salsa verde, the green [...]

Slow Cooker Moroccan Pork & Olive Tagine

We love tagine recipes over at our house.  A tagine is an earthenware pot with a triangular lid.  Most of us do not have one of these laying around, but you can make tagine recipes with what you have at home.  What's awesome about these recipes is they are fairly healthy.  They contain vegetables and [...]

Buffalo Chicken and Rice – Low Sodium #FTW

Raise your hand if you love buffalo chicken wings.  I'm right along with you.  The spicy, tangy sauce is SO good.  However, if you look at how much sodium is in these recipes, it'll make your blood pressure go up just thinking about them.  Then I ran across a recipe from Better Homes and Gardens [...]