Our Recipes

We enjoy cooking (and certainly do our best to do it in a healthy manner). These are the "approved" recipes that we love and plan to eat multiple times. They are actually stored on Airtable.com and pulled into the website using a Gatsbyjs plugin that I wrote. You can see the Airtable (and copy it for yourself) at recipes.amyandjacob.com.

Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables

Rating

5/10

Last Made

2018-10-18

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  • 1/4 cup bottled Italian salad dressing,
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar,
  • 1 tablespoon honey,
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper,
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil,
  • 1 pound chicken breast tenderloins,
  • 10 ounces fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces, or one 10-ounce package frozen cut asparagus, thawed and well drained,
  • 1 cup purchased shredded carrot,
  • 1 small tomato; seeded and chopped

Cajun Chicken and Rice

Rating

5/10

Last Made

2017-03-22

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  • 1 cup uncooked rice,
  • 2 cups water or chicken broth,
  • 1 teaspoon salt,
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts,
  • Cajun or Creole Seasoning,
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil,
  • 4 cups diced onions and bell peppers,
  • 1 (10-oz) can Ro-Tel Diced Tomatoes and Green Chiles,
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Chicken and Black Bean Stew

Rating

10/10

Last Made

2017-10-17

Prep Time

Prep: 15m

Cook Time

Cooking: 45m

Total Time

Total: 60m

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil,
  • 8 ounces smoked sausage; such as andouille or kielbasa; sliced into 1/4 inch disks,
  • 1 medium onion; diced (about 1 cup),
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin,
  • 2 (4-ounce) cans diced green chilies (preferably Hatch),
  • 8 ounces dried black beans,
  • 12 stems cilantro; leaves roughly chopped; stems tied together with a piece of kitchen twine,
  • 4 chicken legs; divided into thighs and drumsticks (about 2 pounds),
  • 1 quart homemade or store-bought low-sodium chicken stock,
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper,
  • Sour cream; for serving,
  • Lime wedges; for serving

Chicken Chow Mein

Rating

8/10

Last Made

2017-10-18

Prep Time

Prep: 10m

Cook Time

Cooking: 15m

Total Time

Total: 25m

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil,
  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch pieces,
  • 6 ounces dry chow mein noodles,
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced yellow onion,
  • 1/2 cup shredded or julienned carrots,
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced celery,
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic,
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage,
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce,
  • 2 teaspoons honey,
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil,
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onion tops (only the dark green part),
  • salt and pepper to taste

Chicken Mozzarella Pasta

Rating

5/10

Last Made

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Prep: 4m

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Cooking: 12m

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Total: 16m

  • 1 pound penne or rigatoni,
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil; plus more for drizzling,
  • 2 boneless; skinless chicken breasts; cut into bite-size pieces,
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper,
  • 2 cloves garlic; minced,
  • 1 large onion; finely diced,
  • One 25-ounce jar good-quality marinara sauce,
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes; or more to taste,
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley,
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella; cut into medium cubes,
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan shavings; plus grated Parmesan; for serving,
  • 12 basil leaves; cut into chiffonade

Chicken Stuffed Peppers

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5/10

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  • 4 bell peppers,
  • 2 tsp. olive oil,
  • 1 medium onion,
  • 2 cloves garlic,
  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken; boneless; skinless; chopped 3/4in,
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground chili peppers,
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin,
  • 1 tsp sea salt,
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper,
  • 1 cup [8 oz] (all natural) tomato sauce; no salt or sugar,
  • 2 [~0.67 cups; 5.3 oz uncooked] cups cooked quinoa,
  • 1 cup [8 oz] canned black beans; drained; rinsed,
  • 1 cup [8 oz] frozen corn kernels,
  • 5 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro,
  • 2 Tbsp [1 oz] fresh lime juice,
  • 1 cup [8 oz] shredded Monterey jack cheese

Chicken with Honeydew Salsa

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5/10

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  • 1 1/3 cups finely diced peeled seeded honeydew or other melon,
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro plus 1/4 cup cilantro leaves,
  • 1/4 cup finely diced red onion,
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice,
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil,
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lime peel,
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped seeded serrano chile,
  • Nonstick vegetable oil spray,
  • 4 boneless chicken breast halves with skin

Crack Chicken Spaghetti

Rating

5/10

Last Made

2018-03-20

Prep Time

Prep: 15m

Cook Time

Cooking: 30m

Total Time

Total: 45m

  • 8 ounces spaghetti,
  • 1 can (10.75-oz) cream of chicken soup,
  • 1 (8-oz) package Velveeta cheese; cubed,
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth,
  • 2 Tbsp dry Ranch dressing mix,
  • 2-1/2 cups cooked chopped chicken,
  • 1 (3-oz) package precooked bacon bits (Oscar Mayer),
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Crack Pork Chops

Rating

5/10

Last Made

2017-04-04

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  • 1 tbsp. olive oil,
  • 1 lb. boneless pork chops (about 1/2" thick),
  • kosher salt,
  • Freshly ground black pepper,
  • 1 c. barbecue sauce,
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar,
  • Juice of 2 limes,
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder

Creamy Chicken and Corn Chowder

Rating

10/10

Last Made

2018-04-12

Prep Time

Prep: 15m

Cook Time

Cooking: 30m

Total Time

Total: 45m

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast; cooked and shredded (3 cups),
  • 8 slices bacon; cooked and crumbled*,
  • 1/4 cup butter; diced into 1 Tbsp pieces,
  • 1 large red bell pepper; diced (1 1/2 cups),
  • 1 medium yellow onion; diced (1 1/4 cups),
  • 1 - 2 jalapenos; seeded for less heat if desired; finely chopped,
  • 4 cloves garlic; minced,
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour,
  • 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth,
  • 3 medium russet potatoes; peeled and diced slightly less than 1/2-inch thick (3 cups),
  • 2 bay leaves,
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper; to taste,
  • 2 1/2 cups fresh or frozen corn,
  • 1 1/2 cups half and half,
  • Green onions and seeded; finely chopped jalapenos (optional); for serving

Creamy Chicken Enchilada Soup

Rating

10/10

Last Made

2018-08-23

Prep Time

Prep: 10m

Cook Time

Cooking: 45m

Total Time

Total: 50m

  • For the Soup:
  • 2-3 large chicken breasts raw and thawed
  • 1 10 oz can red enchilada sauce
  • 1 14 oz can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 14 oz can corn drained
  • 1 4 oz can diced green chiles
  • 1 14 oz can diced tomatoes with juices
  • 2 cups chicken broth or stock or about 1 14oz can
  • 1 TBS minced garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 TBS taco seasoning
  • 1 8 oz block cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Toppings:
  • shredded mozzarella or cheddar cheese
  • cilantro
  • tortilla strips or tortilla chips
  • avocado
  • diced green onion

Creamy Garlic Parmesan Zoodles

Rating

8/10

Last Made

2018-06-07

Prep Time

Prep: 5m

Cook Time

Cooking: 5m

Total Time

Total: 10m

  • 1 TBSP butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 2-3 TBSP milk
  • ¼ C Parmesan cheese
  • 4-5 medium zucchini, spiralized
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • *optional - sliced cherry tomatoes for garnish

Creamy Parmesan Garlic Broccoli Chicken

Rating

5/10

Last Made

2017-07-11

Prep Time

Prep: 5m

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Cooking: 20m

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Total: 25m

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts thinly sliced,
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive oil,
  • Salt and Pepper,
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms,
  • ¼ cup butter,
  • 2 garlic cloves minced,
  • 1 tablespoon flour,
  • ½ cup chicken broth,
  • 1 cup heavy cream or half and half,
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese,
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder,
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper,
  • ½ teaspoon salt,
  • 1 cup spinach chopped

Creamy Tuscan Garlic Chicken

Rating

7/10

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Prep: 10m

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Cooking: 15m

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Total: 25m

  • 1.5 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup spinach, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes

Easiest Crock Pot Salsa Verde Chicken

Rating

5/10

Last Made

2017-04-05

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  • 1 1/2 lbs raw skinless chicken tenders
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp oregano
  • 1/8 tsp ground cumin
  • salt, to taste
  • 16 oz roasted salsa verde

Easy 20-Minutes Teriyaki Chicken and Broccoli

Rating

10/10

Last Made

2017-09-21

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Prep: 5m

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Cooking: 15m

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Total: 20m

  • 4 cups fresh broccoli (see notes below if you're using frozen broccoli),
  • 1 large boneless skinless chicken breast diced into 1-inch cubes,
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil,
  • For the sauce,
  • 2 cloves garlic minced,
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce,
  • 1/4 cup water,
  • 2 tablespoon rice vinegar,
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar,
  • 2 tablespoon cornstarch

Easy Chicken & Cheese Enchiladas

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  • 1 can (10 1/2 ounces) Campbell’s® Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup or (10 1/2 ounces) Campbell’s® Condensed 98% Fat Free Cream of Chicken Soup,
  • 1/2 cup sour cream,
  • 1 cup Pace® Picante Sauce,
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder,
  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken,
  • 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese,
  • 6 each (6-inch) flour tortillas; warmed,
  • 1 small tomato; chopped (about 1/2 cup),
  • 1 green onion; sliced (about 2 tablespoons)

Healthy Baked Chicken Parmesan

Rating

5/10

Last Made

2018-01-23

Prep Time

Prep: 10m

Cook Time

Cooking: 45m

Total Time

Total: 55m

  • ½ cup unseasoned wholegrain breadcrumbs,
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan (or romano) cheese,
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning,
  • ½ teaspoon granulated garlic,
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder,
  • ½ teaspoon salt,
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper,
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil,
  • 2lbs chicken cutlets,
  • ¾ cup sauce,
  • ¾ cup mozzarella cheese

Instant Pot Beef Stew

Rating

9/10

Last Made

2017-11-08

Prep Time

Prep: 15m

Cook Time

Cooking: 35m

Total Time

Total: 50m

  • 1 1/2 - 2 pounds beef stew meat, trimmed and cut into 1 - 2 inch chunks,,
  • 1 -2 teaspoons sea salt,
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper,
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder,
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning,
  • 1/3 cup flour (use gluten free flour or arrowroot starch if needed),
  • cooking oil,
  • 1 medium onion, cut into large chunks,
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced,
  • 6 tablespoons tomato paste,
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar or red wine,
  • 4 medium Russet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1 inch chunks,
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and chopped into 1 inch chunks (leave out if desired),
  • 3 medium carrots, peeled and cut into slices,
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped,
  • 1-2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce,
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning (or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley, 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme),
  • 1 bay leaf,
  • 4-5 cups beef broth, homemade or low sodium,
  • water as needed to cover the vegetables,
  • 1-2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley, for garnish,
  • 1 star anise (optional but adds SO much depth and flavor),
  • salt and pepper to taste

Keto Chicken Enchilada Bowl

Rating

10/10

Last Made

2018-06-14

Prep Time

Prep: 20m

Cook Time

Cooking: 10m

Total Time

Total: 30m

  • 2-3 chicken breasts (about one pound of chicken)
  • 3/4 cups red enchilada sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup onion
  • 1 4 oz can green chiles
  • 1 12oz steam bag cauliflower rice (We use broccoli and cauliflower mix)
  • Preferred toppings- I used avocado, jalapeno, cheese, and roma tomatoes
  • Seasoning, to taste

Lemon and Pea Alfredo

Rating

8/10

Last Made

2018-10-04

Prep Time

Prep: 5m

Cook Time

Cooking: 20m

Total Time

Total: 25m

  • 1 pound fusilli col buco; such as Rustichella d’Abruzzo or Setaro,
  • 3 tablespoons butter,
  • 1 clove garlic; minced,
  • 2 1/2 cups freshly grated parmesan cheese; plus more for garnish,
  • 1 cup mascarpone cheese; at room temperature,
  • 2 teaspoon lemon zest; from 2 lemons,
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt,
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen peas; thawed,
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice,
  • 1 teaspoon pink peppercorns; ground

Lemon Garlic Orzo with Veggies

Rating

10/10

Last Made

2018-08-22

Prep Time

Prep: 30m

Cook Time

Cooking: 20m

Total Time

Total: 40m

  • For the Orzo and Veggies:
  • 1 1/2 C Crimini Mushrooms destemmed and sliced, 116g
  • 1 C Mix of Red Yellow, or Orange Bell Peppers, deseeded and diced (I use baby bells), 126g
  • 1 lb Asparagus (sub zucchini or eggplant when in season!) cut into 1" pieces with woody ends discarded, 426g
  • 12 oz Cherry Tomatoes cut in 1/2, 340g
  • 2 tsp Garlic minced, 6g
  • 1/2 C Shallot chopped, 116g
  • 3 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil divided, 36g
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper Ground
  • 1 C Orzo 198g
  • 1 1/2 C Vegetable Broth 354g
  • 1/2 C Garlic and Herb Feta crumbled (Leave off for Vegan Option), 84g
  • For the Dressing:
  • 2 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil 24g
  • 1 Tbs Lemon juiced, about 2
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper ground
  • For the Garnish:
  • 2-3 Tbs Chopped Fresh Basil
  • 2-3 Tbs Chopped Fresh Parsley

Lemon Spaghetti

Rating

5/10

Last Made

2017-12-12

Prep Time

Prep: 8m

Cook Time

Cooking: 10m

Total Time

Total: 18m

  • 1 pound spaghetti,
  • 2/3 cup olive oil,
  • 2/3 cup grated Parmesan,
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (about 3 lemons),
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper,
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest,
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil leaves

Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli and Chicken

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5/10

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  • 4 oz dry whole wheat macroni (is 3 cups cooked),
  • 4 tsp organic grass-fed butter (coconut oil),
  • 2 Tbsp unbleached whole wheat flour,
  • 1 1/2 cups [12 oz] unsweetened almond milk,
  • 1 1/4 cups [10 oz] grated extra-sharp cheddar cheese,
  • 3 cups [~1.5 lbs] cooked chopped chicken breast; boneless; skinless,
  • 6 cups [~2 1/2 lbs] chopped broccoli florest; steamed,
  • 1 tsp sea salt,
  • 1/2 tsp ground black peppe

Mediterranean Fajitas

Rating

5/10

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  • 2 pounds chicken breasts; boneless & skinless,
  • 2 tablespoons Wildtree Natural Grapeseed Oil,
  • 2 tablespoons Wildtree Mediterranean Dry Rub,
  • 1 cup olives (an variety) diced,
  • 2 garlic cloves; minced,
  • 1 teaspoon Wildtree Roasted Garlic Grapeseed Oil,
  • 8 (6 inch) flour tortillas (may use flatbread if preferred),
  • ½ cup hummus,
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes; halved,
  • ½ cup roasted red peppers; diced

Mexican Shells

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5/10

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  • 1 pound ground beef (or ground turkey),
  • 1 package low-sodium taco seasoning,
  • 4 ounces cream cheese,
  • 16 jumbo pasta shells,
  • 1 1/2 cups salsa,
  • 1 cup taco sauce,
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese,
  • 1 cup Monterrey jack cheese,
  • 3 green onions,
  • Sour cream

Nearly Famous Chicken Tortilla Soup

Rating

5/10

Last Made

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Prep: 15m

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Cooking: 15m

Total Time

Total: 30m

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil,
  • 1 small onion; chopped,
  • 2⁄3 cup fresh cilantro; chopped,
  • 3 minced garlic cloves,
  • 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can diced tomatoes,
  • 4 cups chicken broth,
  • 3⁄4 tablespoon cumin,
  • 1⁄2 tablespoon chili powder,
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon cayenne pepper,
  • 1 -2 bay leaf,
  • 2 carrots; thinly sliced,
  • 2 skinless chicken breasts; halved and thinly sliced,
  • 3⁄4 teaspoon salt,
  • pepper,
  • 1⁄2 cup shredded monterey jack cheese,
  • 1 -2 avocado; diced,
  • 16 ounces tortilla chips

One-Pan Pesto Chicken and Veggies

Rating

10/10

Last Made

2018-03-07

Prep Time

Prep: 10m

Cook Time

Cooking: 20m

Total Time

Total: 30m

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil,
  • 1 pound chicken thighs boneless and skinless; sliced into strips,
  • 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes drained of oil; chopped,
  • 1 pound asparagus ends trimmed; cut in half; if large,
  • 1/4 cup basil pesto,
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes yellow and red; halved

Paprika Parmesan Chicken

Rating

5/10

Last Made

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Prep Time

Prep: 15m

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Cooking: 45m

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Total: 45m

  • 4 Skinless boneless chicken breasts trimmed,
  • 1/2 CUP Parmesan cheese grated,
  • 2 tsp Paprika,
  • 1/4 CUP All-purpose flour,
  • 1/2 tsp Salt,
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper,
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder,
  • 2 Eggs beaten,
  • 1/4 CUP Butter melted

Potato Soup

Rating

5/10

Last Made

2018-09-28

Prep Time

Prep: 10m

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Cooking: 20m

Total Time

Total: 30m

  • 5 slices bacon; diced,
  • 3 tablespoons bacon grease (reserved) or butter,
  • 1 cup diced white or yellow onion,
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour,
  • 2 cups chicken stock,
  • 2 cups milk; warmed,
  • 1.5 pounds potatoes; peeled (if desired) and diced (I recommend Yukon gold potatoes),
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese,
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt or sour cream,
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt; or more to taste,
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly-cracked black pepper,
  • optional toppings: thinly-sliced green onions or chives; extra shredded cheese; extra bacon; sour cream,

Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

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5/10

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  • 1/3 [2.7 oz] cup fresh lime juice,
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin,
  • 1 Tbsp sea salt,
  • 1/3 [2.7 oz] cup olive oil,
  • (2) 15oz cans black beans; drained; rinsed,
  • 4 1/2 tsp red wine vinegar,
  • 4 cups water,
  • 2 cups [16 oz] dry quinoa; rinsed,
  • 1 each medium red|orange|yellow bell pepper; finely chopped,
  • 1 (10 oz) bag frozen corn; thawed,
  • 1 bunch cilantro; finely chopped

Sausage, Pepper, Onion and Potato Hash

Rating

5/10

Last Made

2018-09-18

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  • 1 (14 ounce) package turkey kielbasa; cut into 1/4 inch rounds,
  • 1 green bell pepper; diced,
  • 1 yellow, red or orange bell pepper; diced,
  • 1 onion; diced,
  • 3 small or 2 large potatoes; peeled and diced,
  • olive oil,
  • salt and pepper

Sensational Chicken Carbonara

Rating

5/10

Last Made

2018-04-02

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  • 5 strips bacon cooked and diced,
  • 2 Chicken breasts -Grilled; Chicken striped up,
  • Salt & Pepper to taste,
  • 2 T Butter,
  • 3 cloves Garlic Fresh minced,
  • 3/4 Cup milk,
  • 1/4 Cup Heavy cream,
  • 1 cup Chicken broth,
  • 3 T flour,
  • 3/4 c Parmesan Shavings,
  • 2 T parsley,
  • 1-2 Cups Petite Sweet Peas (optional),
  • 1 small box bowtie pasta

Skillet Chicken with Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce

Rating

9/10

Last Made

2018-06-11

Prep Time

Prep: 30m

Cook Time

Cooking: 10m

Total Time

Total: 40m

  • 4 skinless boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth (I recommend reduced sodium)
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice (I use closer to 1.5 Tbsp)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 3 Tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, cubed
  • optional: lime wedges and more cilantro for garnish, steamed asparagus for serving

Smothered Chicken Queso Casserole

Rating

5/10

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  • 1 tablespoon oil,
  • 3 large boneless skinless chicken breasts; cut in half lengthwise,
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix,
  • 1 jar (15 oz) Tostito's™ salsa con queso,
  • 3/4 cups half-and-half,
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles,
  • 1 medium red or orange bell pepper; seeded; chopped,
  • 2 1/2 cups cooked white rice,
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (4 oz),
  • Chopped tomatoes and chopped fresh cilantro; if desired

Southwest Chicken Pasta

Rating

5/10

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  • 1 tablespoon Wildtree Natural Grapeseed Oil,
  • ½ onion; diced,
  • ½ bell pepper; diced,
  • ½ cup back beans; drained and rinsed,
  • ½ cup corn,
  • ¾ cup heavy cream,
  • 2 teaspoons Wildtree Spicy Carne Asada; divided,
  • 8 ounce dry pasta, prepared according to package directions,
  • 2 cups shredded; cooked chicken

Taco Peppers

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5/10

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  • 6-8 Medium/Large Bell Peppers - ensure they have a flat base so they will stand up when cooking,
  • 1 lb Ground Beef,
  • 1 Medium Yellow Onion - Diced,
  • 1 Can Black Beans - Drained,
  • 1 Cup Cooked Brown Rice,
  • 1 Cup Frozen Corn,
  • 1 Jar Medium Chunky Salsa,
  • 1 Packet (about 2 Tbsp.) of Taco Seasoning Mix*,
  • 1 1/2 - 2 Cups Grated Cheddar/Mexican Blend Cheese,
  • Optional: Guacamole and Sour Cream to finish,
  • *To make your own Taco Seasoning at home: (note: makes more than needed for this recipe),
  • 1 Tbsp. Chili Powder,
  • 1 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin,
  • 1 tsp Salt,
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper,
  • 1 tsp Corn Starch,
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika,
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder,
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder,
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper,
  • 1/4 tsp Oregano

Tuscan Chicken Mac And Cheese

Rating

5/10

Last Made

2018-01-02

Prep Time

Prep: 10m

Cook Time

Cooking: 30m

Total Time

Total: 40m

  • 2 large skinless boneless chicken breasts pounded to 1-inch thickness (or 4 boneless and skinless chicken thigh fillets),
  • Salt and pepper; to season,
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika (sweet or smokey),
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley,
  • 1 tablespoon oil; divided (use olive or canola oil),
  • 2 tablespoons butter,
  • 1 small yellow onion chopped,
  • 6 cloves garlic finely diced,
  • 1/3 cup white wine OPTIONAL (use chicken broth instead if you wish),
  • 9 oz (250g) jarred sun dried tomato strips in oil (reserve 2 tablespoons of oil and drain the rest),
  • 3 level tablespoons flour,
  • 2 cups chicken broth,
  • 3 cups milk OR light cream* or half and half; divided,
  • 2 teaspoons dried Italian herbs,
  • 10 ounces (300g) elbow macaroni uncooked (3 cups!),
  • 3 cups baby spinach leaves,
  • 1 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese,
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese shredded,
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese Cheddar or Gruyere,
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped

One Pot Cheesy Mexican Lentils, Black Beans and Rice

Rating

10/10

Last Made

2018-09-27

Prep Time

Prep: 10m

Cook Time

Cooking: 50m

Total Time

Total: 60m

  • 1/2 of a yellow onion, diced
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup uncooked long grain brown rice
  • 1/2 cup uncooked French green lentils, rinsed
  • 2-3 cups low sodium vegetable stock
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground chipotle powder (optional)
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • 15 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup fire roasted tomatoes, drained
  • 4 ounce can diced green chiles
  • 1 small zucchini, shredded
  • 1/2 cup defrosted frozen corn
  • 1 cup red enchilada sauce
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheese, I used sharp cheddar and part skim mozzarella
  • Cilantro for garnish (optional)