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Chicken and Dumplings

A bowl of homemade chicken and dumplings.  A glass of sweet tea.  It’s a meal any one would be proud to fix and danged happy to sit down to.  And it’s not hard to make. You probably have all the … Continue reading

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Gourmet Grilled Cheese- A twist

Gourmet Grilled Cheese     Serves 4 Ingredients: 8 slices wholegrain bread 1 pound marinated mozzarella cheese (store-bought or homemade*), sliced 2 tomatoes, diced 1-2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 3-4 tablespoons butter Directions: Heat butter in a large pan … Continue reading

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Pesto Shrimp

Grilled Pesto Shrimp (makes about 4 servings) Ingredients: 2 pounds extra large or jumbo shrimp, peeled (tails left on), and deveined 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 cup basil leaves 2 large garlic cloves, roughly chopped 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 … Continue reading

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Chicken Wraps in Lettuce

Skip the bread, buns, tortillas, and pitas – and say hello to lettuce instead. For this flavor-packed recipe, we’re using lettuce to make nice little pockets for chicken with an Asian flair. What’s one of the best things about this … Continue reading

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Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Chicken Enchilada Casserole                                                Ingredients 2 cups diced cooked chicken 3 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese blend (or desired cheese combo) 1 4.5-ounce can chopped green chilies, undrained 1 package of flour or corn tortillas 1 16-ounce can refried beans … Continue reading

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Healthy Shrimp Scampi

A tasty low carb recipe: Easy & Healthy Shrimp Scampi Ingredients: 4 tsp olive oil 1 1/4 pounds med raw shrimp, peeled and deveined (tails left on) 6-8 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth 1/2 cup dry … Continue reading

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Avocado and Feta Salad

Avocado and Feta Salad   (Serves about four people) Ingredients: 1 cucumber, cut lengthwise and then into slices 1-1/2 ounces crumbled feta 1 clove of garlic, minced 2 avocados, peeled, pitted, and diced into bite-size chunks 2 teaspoons lemon juice … Continue reading

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Rib-Eye Steaks with Piquillo Pepper Sauce

This pan-grilled steak recipe works with any tender cut of boneless steak, such as New York strip or top round filet, as long as the thickness is between 1 and 1 1/2 inches. Look for sweet-tangy jarred piquillo peppers for … Continue reading

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Lemon Chicken

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5-1/4 hours   Ingredients: 6 bone-in chicken breast halves (12 ounces each), skin removed 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 tbs butter 1/4 cup of water 3 tablespoons … Continue reading

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Brunch Puffs

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling Ingredients: 1 cup water 1/2 cup of butter 1 tsp salt 1 cup of unbleach all purpose flour 4 eggs                Filling: 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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