Category Archives: Quick Dinners

Pork Chops & Apples

There are plenty of apples to go around this time of year and cooked apples are yummy as they bring out their sweetness. I created this simple recipe for a quick weeknight meal or a nice Sunday dinner. Pork Chops … Continue reading

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Chicken Fajita Salad

This entree is a a quick delicious meal on a night when you have a few minutes to cook dinner. The key is to have leftover roasted chicken. If you have 1/2 of a roasted chicken you should be in … Continue reading

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Veggie and Cheese Frittata

If you just can’t imagine taking another bite of turkey and the fixings, here’s a light breakfast option without the meat. A stovetop frittata is a quick, simple and healthy breakfast, brunch or anytime of day meal. It can be served … Continue reading

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Winter Veggie Omelette

Omelettes provide a protein punch in the morning and I created a tasty one this week. I had brussels sprouts, fresh parsley and mushrooms in the fridge and decided to kick up my usual routine omelet a notch. Omelettes take just … Continue reading

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Weeknight Marinara with Italian Sausage

It’s true, we don’t always have the time to cook a marinara sauce all day long. My favorite marinaras are slow cooked but in a pinch this recipe can fill in for a hearty meal, you just need to allow … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Pecan Salad with Balsamic Bacon Dressing

This salad has the Holidays written all over it. The inspiration is from Lauren’s Latest blog and the ingredients and photo caught my eye. The key ingredient eye catcher was the warm bacon grease in the dressing……whoa. Now that’s novel. And … Continue reading

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Beef Fajitas

So, it’s summer and you’re looking for a quick easy summer meal?  This is a one pan meal that you can cook as fast as you can brown the hamburger (almost). I guess you could say this was my experimentation … Continue reading

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Spinach Artichoke Melt with Multi Grain Bread

Just out of the kitchen on a hot day in May, I must share a new lunch treat I made. Thanks to A Couple Cooks  blog I’ve got a new sandwich in my repertoire. It took about 10 minutes to put … Continue reading

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Baja Quinoa

With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner and spring in the air here’s a recipe with a little kick for you. Quinoa (keen-wah) is a protein rich grain the Inca’s considered ‘gold’, according to WHFoods. Quinoa is nutty flavored … Continue reading

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Tuna Melt

Tuna Melts are somehow a comfort food for me. I don’t recall having an excess of tuna melts growing up but maybe it’s that melted cheddar cheese combined with the tangy tuna on the crusty sourdough that is comforting. And … Continue reading

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