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Chicken Breasts in Tomato & Onion Sauce

Poultry, Kid-friendly

Grilled Veggie Salad

Entertaining/Holidays, Grilled, Salads, Vegetarian
Summer produce is at the height of it’s season and these great veggies take on great flavors when grilled. This recipe takes everyday veggies and grills them, and serving it as a salad. This would be a great side dish wtih grilled steak, burgers or just on it’s own as...

Grilled Lemon Tiger Prawns

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Grilled, Kid-friendly, Seafood
Shrimp is a great ingredient for the busy work week because of it’s quick cooking time and elegant appeal. This recipe uses Tiger Prawns, easily grilled. You can serve this over a plate of simply made pasta drizzled with olive oil and Parmesan cheese, or even with a Cesar salad...

Giardiniera Spicy Pot Roast

Beef, Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Slow cooker
Pot roast is such a great comfort food. It feeds a lot of people, and is one of those go-to dishes that you know will deliver each and every time. This recipe puts a little twist to an old favorite. Giardiniera is most often used as a condiment for sausages,...

Chili Rubbed BLT Sandwich

Entertaining/Holidays, Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly
A BLT sandwich is another one of those classic American favorites. Readily available ingredients, easy prep and most always a delicious snack or meal. What makes this version a little more exciting is taking thick slices applewood smoked bacon and rubbing them with a simple chili rub. Bake it in...

Rotiserrie Chicken w/ Heirloom Tomatoes

Poultry, Kid-friendly, Salads
One of my most favorite go-to premade grocery ingredients that help me with my "great everyday meal" recipes, is none other than organic rotiserrie chicken. Rotiserrie chicken is roasted perfectly every single time, and a quick and delicious meal when dinner seems impossible to get on the table. This recipe is...

Campanelle w/ Fresh Creamy Corn Pasta

Entertaining/Holidays, Kid-friendly, Pasta, Vegetarian
Fresh sweet corn is abundant during the summer months and there are many ways to eat them. This recipe is light, simple and a great way to showcase a summer favorite! Campanelle pasta is a short cut pasta, also called "Ballerine". If you can't find this particular kind of pasta...

Pantry Basics w/ Homemade Marinara

Pasta
As Momma Cuisine, I hope to empower moms by showing them that great meals can be done using simple ingredients and basic cooking techniques. Making meals for the family on any given day is a tough task to tackle. Many busy moms have to answer the burning question, “What’s for...

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Chicken Kale Marinara

Poultry, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, 30 minutes or less
Sponsored by Rao's Homemade Do you ever buy kale for it to just sit in the fridge and wilt and get slimy?? Throw together this simple recipe using Rao's Homemade Marinara. Get your jar at your local Target, Whole Foods, Walmart, Krogers, Publix or Vons.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});...

Spring Pantry Recipes

Vegetarian, Salads, 30 minutes or less, Video recipes
Spring cleaning isn't just for your home. Clean out your pantry with simple, delicious and healthy springtime recipes. With staples probably sitting in your pantry all winter-long, you may have no idea all the delicious you can make with affordable ingredients already at home! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Garbanzo...

Sheet Pan Chicken Teriyaki

Poultry, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Baked/Roasted, Video recipes
Everyone loves a good teriyaki meal and sheet pan meals are the perfect kinds of dishes to make during busy weeknights. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I went on The Jam Show on WCIU for my In The Kitchen segment to share this easy recipe that you've got to try at...

Sesame Ginger Vegetable Stir Fry

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
This post is sponsored by Farberware.Me and my kids love exploring new places right here in Chicago. Many times we forget that our national parks offer tons of opportunities to have family time, learn history and see sites in your area that you may not have ever realized existed! Sundays are...

Tomato Basil Spaghettini with Goat Cheese

Pasta, Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays
This post is sponsored by Mirum, but opinions expressed are my own.For some reason, ever since I had my third baby, I get heartburn when I never used to! Eating rich foods like pasta sometimes triggers it and it's so frustrating!If you experience daily heartburn, Omeprazole Orally Disintegrating Tablets (ODT)...

Ground Chicken Picadillo

Poultry, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
Like many Filipino dishes, Picadillo is a dish that originated in Spain that has many Latin variations. Picadillo has versions in Cuba, Mexico and yes, the Philippines!  Picadillo is similar to hash and most widely prepared with diced potatoes. Some also make picadillo with sauce or broth that is like...

Rotisserie Chicken Lemon Orzo Soup

Poultry, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Slow cooker
There are many variations of chicken noodle soup and this one for Rotisserie Chicken Lemon Orzo Soup is one that I made that my kids love.  Rotisserie chicken saves the day again on this recipe and tell me, when has rotisserie chicken ever let you down?? Not me!  (adsbygoogle =...

Spicy Miso Pork Belly Udon Soup

Pork, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less
These days, it's all about the ramen. But don't forget about udon that is thick, chewy and hearty noodle that also lends itself to delicious broth and toppings.  I had udon noodles and pork belly in the fridge from the local Japanese market but I didn't really have a set...

Pickled Beet Martini

Drinks & cocktails, Entertaining/Holidays, Video recipes, 30 minutes or less
Sponsored by Aunt Nellie's (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The holidays and celebrations are meant to have fun and unique dishes and cocktails. I made this recipe for Pickled Beet Martini with Aunt Nellie's and it turned out so good. This pickled beet martini recipe only has a couple of...

Orange Galette with Beet Gorgonzola Salad

Salads, Video recipes, Vegetarian, Entertaining/Holidays, Baked/Roasted
Sponsored by Aunt Nellie's 4 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); For an elegant dish to serve for parties, my recipe for Orange Galette with Beet Gorgonzola Salad is just what you need.  Party food is all about wow appeal, fun but easy to eat and something that your guests will...

Holland Onion and Leek Soup

Vegetarian, Kid-friendly, Entertaining/Holidays, Video recipes
Sponsored by Aunt Nellie's My recipe for Aunt Nellie's Holland Onion and Leek Soup is the perfect elegant recipe for your holiday party. This recipe is much easier to make than it seems and you've gotta try to make it for your next gathering!  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Holland...

Edamame Corn Salsa

Salads, Kid-friendly, 30 minutes or less, Video recipes, Entertaining/Holidays
Sponsored by Illinois Farm Families www.watchusgrow.org What better accompaniment to your pork belly tacos that fresh, bright edamame corn salsa, A fun twist on the classic this salsa can be used the perfect topping for tacos and side for any grilled or roasted meats. It can be eaten on it's...