Category Archive: Quick/Easy

Caesar Salad with Chile – Cilantro Dressing

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A Caesar salad usually conjures up visions of Italian food. When I saw this recipe with it’s Mexican/Southwest flavor profile I was intriqued. If you like cilantro you are going to love this salad. It has plenty of crunch too with crisp romaine lettuce and toasted pumpkin seeds. If you want to up the crunch …

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Cheddar Chicken with Warm Black Bean Salsa WWPP 7

Cheddar Chicken with Warm Black Bean Salsa

Just the name of this recipe is inviting and conjures up thoughts of a satisfying, flavorful Mexican meal. It’s a Mexican feast all on it’s own but since it’s pretty low in calories and fat there is room left to enjoy it over some rice or add a handful of tortilla chips for a little crunch. …

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Spicy Coconut Shrimp Stew

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Last week I made that “lick your plate clean” amazing Malaysian Lime Coconut Halibut recipe which left me with an open partially used can of light coconut milk. I had seen a recipe in Perfect One – Dish Dinners that called for light coconut milk and since it made 8 servings I simply cut the …

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Rosemary Chicken Salad

Rosemary Chicken Salad

Yes, it is October and although I should be making chili, stew and soup our weather dictates otherwise. With nearly triple digit weather upon us a cold lunch sounded good on Saturday. This chicken salad is fast and flavorful. Hubby Tom thought it was something you would get at a gourmet sandwich shop! If you …

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Fish & Vegetables in Foil Packets/garden lites Souffle Product Review

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The foil pack cooking has continued to be a theme around here but with fish this time. The prep is easy, they are no fuss to bake and clean up is a breeze. They are perfect when cooking for one or a dozen. Prep them ahead of time if you wish and refrigerate until ready to bake. While …

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