Posts made in February, 2019

Pan Seared Chicken with Cauliflower “Risotto”

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in #LastMinuteMeals, blog, recipes, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Pan Seared Chicken with Cauliflower “Risotto”

Happy almost weekend, Mamas! Today we are showing off a new recipe that really packs a punch: Pan Seared Chicken with Cauliflower “Risotto”. I have actually made this meal two nights in a row for dinner—and I mean made from scratch, not just reheated leftovers. That’s how good it is. The other plus: I made the entire meal in under an hour. I recently learned how to create the most perfect pan seared chicken breast, thanks to an Instagram account called @flavcity. This guy has great advice for simple cooking techniques, like pan searing chicken. The first thing you want to do is pound out the chicken breast to make it as flat and even as possible. This not only...

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Wholesome Popcorn Chicken

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in #LastMinuteMeals, blog, good meals | Comments Off on Wholesome Popcorn Chicken

Hello, Mamas! I am popping on here to tell you about an awesome new recipe for every child’s favorite snack: chicken nuggets. Honestly, they are every adult’s favorite snack too. I think I am going to always have these ingredients handy because they are quick to make, easy for little hands to help with, and just plain delicious. The secret ingredient: potato chips! It doesn’t matter what flavor, I love barbecue, but I think the options are truly endless when it comes to being creative with this recipe. I do suggest, though, a sturdy chip. I prefer the Kettle Brand because their chips don’t grind to dust when I put them in the food processor with the...

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30 Minute Shrimp Diavolo Pasta

Posted by on Feb 13, 2019 in #LastMinuteMeals, blog, blogs, recipes | Comments Off on 30 Minute Shrimp Diavolo Pasta

Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day, mamas! My goal this week was to bring you all a recipe that is easy to make in a short amount of time, while still being romantic to share with your Valentine! One of my favorite, hands off, recipes is a One Pot Pasta that I copied from a Martha Stewart magazine years ago and have since tweaked for my taste. Today I am turning it into a Shrimp Diavolo dish and it will not disappoint! And when you have enjoyed the heat in this dish, cool down with something sweet like the cherry coconut macaroons we featured last week! Here’s how to make it: First, cook your shrimp (unless you bought pre-cooked!). All you have to do is lightly sauté...

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Cherry Coconut Macaroons

Posted by on Feb 6, 2019 in blog, blogs, recipes | Comments Off on Cherry Coconut Macaroons

Because it’s a wet, dreary Wednesday here in Chicago, I am sharing my new favorite cookie recipe…and just in time for Valentine’s Day! These cherry coconut macaroons are the perfect amount of sweet and take the perfect amount of time (about 25 minutes from start to finish!). Make them with your little Valentines at home on a slow Sunday or after school for the perfect snack. I actually made them yesterday to test out, and ended making them again today because they seemed to have mysteriously disappeared over night…. Regarding the ingredients, I went with organic when I could, which is why the cherry color in the macaroons turned out a bit more...

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