Ginger Garlic Skillet Chicken

This quick and easy chicken dinner is so flavorful that you won’t even notice it lacks fat and calories. Ginger, garlic and tomatoes combine with honey, mango chutney and curry to give it a gently spicy sweet and sour vibe.

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Jambalaya

Could there be a better comfort dish on a cold autumn evening than jambalaya?  This most appealing one pot meal with bold southern flavors is chockful of sausage, shrimp, chicken and rice.  It will fill your kitchen with mouth watering smells and since it can be multiplied with ease, it can fill the bellies of lucky guests with New Orleans deliciousness.  This is a recipe for a great “red” version, as it uses tomatoes.  Saute the onions, celery and peppers in the sausage drippings for rich flavor. Read More


Tortellini Casserole with Chicken and Broccoli

Ah, casseroles… those homey comfort dishes are not glamorous or gourmet, but a satisfying one dish meal is so great for busy week night dinners or when it’s your turn to sign up for  a “Meal train” contribution.  This is a rich and filling meal with cheese and spinach tortellini, broccoli and chicken under a cheese sauce, bread crumbs and basil.  It will freeze like a dream and can be made ahead of time and reheated easily.  This is adapted from a Southern Living recipe. Read More


Baked Orange Chicken

This baked orange chicken recipe has lost the fat and calories of the typical deep fried version, but it remains bursting with orange, garlic, honey and ginger and the panko breading helps keep it nice and moist. Even better, you don’t need to stand over a hot pan of oil! Read More


Easy Ginger-garlic chicken

Here’s a quick and easy chicken recipe for those meals when time or energy is in short supply.  It calls for only kitchen staples and is flavorful but not spicy so it is also very kid friendly.  Serve with rice or Asian style noodles, some veggies and there’s your dinner, quick as a lick! Read More


Chicken Moussaka

Poor moussaka.  It has a funny name and it contains eggplant, which has a reputation of bland mushiness and  frumpy appearance.  (Eggplant really needs to reinvent itself and start going by its French name,  Aubergine.  Ah, Aubergine! ) Read More