Monthly Archive: February 2013

Easy Roast Chicken with Lemon, Rosemary & Garlic /Spinach Mandarin Orange Salad

Lemon Garlic Rosemary Chicken

Growing up I loved Sunday dinners at our house, fried chicken, a good old fashioned pot roast, chicken and dumplings or chicken with mom’s homemade noodles. Scrumptious eats made with love by my mom – it just doesn’t get any better than that. Thank you for those great memories Mom! Friday night hubby Tom and I …

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Pork Tenderloin with Red Wine Pan Sauce

Pork Tenderloin with Red Wine Pan Sauce

Lately I have been on a pork tenderloin kick! It’s lean, easy to prep and quick to cook. Talk about versatile – you can do so many different things with pork tenderloin. Slice the pork into medallions and it cooks on the stove top in just minutes. Set it aside covered to keep it warm while you …

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What’s In My Trader Joe’s Shopping Cart?

Trader Joes

I try to avoid going grocery shopping on the weekends as the stores are so crowded then. If you get up early and go as soon as the stores open it’s not so bad since a lot folks like to sleep in on the weekends. I am one of those people who wakes up early …

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Black Bean Dip & Green Chili Hummus

Taco Salad with Black Bean Dip & Green Chili Hummus

If you enjoy healthy Mexican – Southwest cuisine I have two recipes you will want to make. What a bonus that they are easy – using ordinary pantry ingredients and are pretty low calorie so you can easily fit them into your food plan. Beans which are the basis for both recipes are so healthy, filling and taste …

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A Hearty Turkey Chili

Turkey Chili

Yesterday I thawed out one of those jumbo  2.5 pound packages of ground turkey and couldn’t decide what to make with it. We just had our favorite Mini Meatloaves recipe earlier in the week so I didn’t want meatloaf again. The it came to me, what better recipe than chili to break in my new red Le …

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