Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Have I mentioned that we eat a lot of chicken??  Well, we do... why, you might ask?  Because we are trying to eat healthier.  When I say "we" I mean my hubby.  The whole family benefits from it which is good; however, I get bored making the same thing over and over again.  Also, I am not much of a chicken person, I'm a steak and potato kind of girl.  That being said, I am always on the hunt for yummy chicken recipes.  Thank goodness for Pinterest!  I hit the mother load of recipes there.  Anything from healthy to not-so-healthy, Italian, Mexican, Asian, you name it, it's there.  A fellow pinner posted this lovely recipe, Parmesan Crusted Chicken, from The Enchanted Cook blog.  It only calls for 4 ingredients, easy clean-up, ready in 20 minutes, and so delicious.  I love the tanginess from the mayo and the Italian bread crumbs are a perfect combo.  I made this yummy recipe for dinner last night.  The whole family (including our house guest) loved it and they don't even like mayo!  Leftovers, what leftovers??  I can see why The Enchanted Cook makes this dish so often.  I will add this recipe to our weekly recipe rotation. 

Yummy in my tummy!
Mods: I used Mayo with Olive Oil (because it's what I had in the fridge)
The Verdict: Yummy! Making this dish weekly ;) 
Recipe: Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Sesame Beef Stir Fry

We love Asian food, and anytime we find a new recipe, we can't wait to try it.  Saw this pin through my feed, and had to try it. My husband makes a mean sesame chicken from scratch, but we have never tried sesame beef.  We've been eating a lot of chicken, so this recipe caught my eye. The link took me to the Oven Love blog.  I had not been to this blog before, but fell in love with it as soon as I clicked... love at first click, so to speak.  ;)  Nonetheless, her recipes are easy to follow, great pics, and delish!  While cooking sesame beef stir fry, I skimmed through her blog and found lots of recipes I wanna try.  I will be back soon to make her Make-Ahead Mango and Raspberry Margaritas.  Nom, nom!  Tonight, everyone was part of the clean plate club! Thanks, Oven Love, for a fabulous dinner everyone enjoyed ;)

My 'lil one's lunch tomorrow ;)
Mods: possibly the gluten part... my soy sauce bottle did not state either way
The Verdict:
Yummy! Making this again
Recipe: Sesame Beef Stir Fry

Monday, November 5, 2012

Bruschetta Chicken

Lately, my hubby and I are making efforts to be healthier in the food choices we make.  (minus a chocolate candy here & there, hee hee)  That being said, we make a lot of chicken.  I mean, A LOT.  I get rather bored with food.  I cannot eat salad every day because I become complacent which causes me to crave very bad things like chocolate, chocolate and chocolate.  Not only do I crave it, I seek and eat it.  I know, I'm bad and should control my urges, but it's difficult for me.  I can only guess what I look like when I'm on a chocolate hunt... I imagine my self looking like Cookie Monster, shoving the chocolate in my mouth.  Yum, yum, yum, yum, yum!  Where was I?  (did I mention that I have ADD? Oh look, a squirrel) Chicken gets boring after a while.  I know it is versatile; however, much to my family's dismay, I seem to make the same thing over and over again. 
Well, I happened upon this lovely recipe for Bruschetta Chicken on Pinterest.  The pin lead me to Lindsey Meredith's Flicker page. Now, my picture does not do the recipe justice.  This recipe was so good that everyone in my family had seconds.  Will I make this again?  Definitely! 

Chicken Bruschetta, yum yum!
Mods: none, it was chicken perfection!
The Verdict:
Yummy! Making this again.
Recipe: Bruschetta Chicken