Chicken Piccata, Angel Hair Pasta and Asparagus with Parmesan

Chicken Piccata is one of my favorite things to eat and the addition of this asparagus recipe as a side take the whole meal to a different level. (I typically serve sliced tomatoes with a balsamic drizzle.) This meal was light, scrumptious and so easy to make. The key is prepping everything ahead of timeContinue reading “Chicken Piccata, Angel Hair Pasta and Asparagus with Parmesan”

Ham and Noodle Casserole with Chive and Parmesan Biscuits

For a simple, weeknight (or any night), easy to prepare dinner, this recipe hits the spot. I added sliced grape tomatoes tossed with balsamic glaze to add a little acid to offset the pasta and biscuit. Recipes Ham and Noodle Casserole Ingredients:4 cups uncooked egg noodles2 cups deli ham1 cup shredded cheddar cheese1 cup condensedContinue reading “Ham and Noodle Casserole with Chive and Parmesan Biscuits”

Chicken and Vegetables Alfredo

This dish is so satisfying and simple to make. The Boursin cheese adds a wonderful flavor and the fresh veggies lighten it up. No side dishes are required for this tasty meal. Ingredients: 6 oz. uncooked fettuccini2/3 lb. boneless chicken breasts, cut into cubes1 cup fresh sugar snap peas, sliced on the bias into 2″Continue reading “Chicken and Vegetables Alfredo”

Chicken Shepherd’s Pie and Pear Salad with Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing

I prepared this dinner last night, not expecting anything great. The ingredients sounded good, but Shepherd’s Pie has been a winter recipe that I may make once a year. The one I usually make calls for ground beef and is really good, but it’s also very filling. This one tastes light and filling at theContinue reading “Chicken Shepherd’s Pie and Pear Salad with Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing”

Asian Salmon Packets

This is a super easy, palate-pleasing, suitable for guests dish. Also, it can be prepared earlier in the day and refrigerated, making it perfect for a dinner party. Recipe Asian Salmon Packets Ingredients:4 slices sweet onion4 – 6 oz. salmon filets3 T chili sauce1 T lime juice1 T olive oil1 garlic clove, minced1 t mustardContinue reading “Asian Salmon Packets”

Slow Cooker BBQ Beef with Apple Slaw

If you’re looking for something easy and scrumptious this could be it. It is so easy to put together and tastes like it was a lot more complicated to make. I served it open face, to cut some calories, with plain potato chips on the side. Recipe: Slow Cooker BBQ Beef with Apple Slaw –Continue reading “Slow Cooker BBQ Beef with Apple Slaw”

Prosciutto Wrapped Baked Chicken

This recipe is very similar to “Chicken Saltimbocca”, however the chicken is brined and baked and served with a white wine sauce. Served with cooked fettucine and sliced tomato with a drizzle of balsamic glaze, this is a yummy dinner that can be enjoyed year round. Recipe Prosciutto Wrapped Baked Chicken Ingredients:4 boneless chicken breastsKosherContinue reading “Prosciutto Wrapped Baked Chicken”

Shepherd’s Pie

Easy, satisfying and presentable enough for a casual dinner party. Served with a green salad and warm bread, Shepherd’s Pie fits the bill for a scrumptious winter meal. Recipe Shepherd’s Pie Ingredients:2 T extra-virgin olive oil3 T unsalted butter, divided into 2T and 1T1 medium onion, diced3 medium carrots, peeled and sliced1 rib celery, sliced8Continue reading “Shepherd’s Pie”

Sausage Ragu with Spinach and Parmesan

As the weather is getting colder, slightly heartier dinners are in order and this one hits the spot. So flavorful and satisfying. Recipe Sausage Ragu with Spinach and Parmesan Ingredients:12 oz. penne rigate pasta1 T olive oil1 lb. bulk Italian sausage1 cup diced onions1 T minced garlic1 T tomato paste1 T dried Italian herbs1/2 tContinue reading “Sausage Ragu with Spinach and Parmesan”