Almond and Panko-crusted Chicken Breast

Another Sunday dinner!  We splurged quite a bit yesterday at a potluck and then a little bit more at the movies (hello, hot buttered popcorn and Reese’s Pieces!)  So the goal tonight was to make a tasty, but healthful dinner.  It was a total bonus that the meal was also easy to put together with […]

Lemon-Herb Rice Pilaf

Mike and I picked up an Aroma rice cooker last year that has some great features.  One of them, “quick cook”, allows you to saute veggies with the rice – this is a great way to add some extra flavor and zing to your rice dish.  Of course the stove-top method would work, too, but […]

Black Magic Beans

This a great, healthful side dish for any Mexican-themed meal.  They would also be a great addition to a vegetarian burrito or quesadilla! Black Magic Beans   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 15 mins   Pair these with your favorite Mexican-themed meal (like my tasty tequila-marinated chicken fajitas!) […]

Tequila-marinated Chicken Fajitas

Last weekend I managed to not over-schedule our Sunday, which meant that my evening was free to make another tasty meal.  Mike’s vote was fajitas so I went to work finding the perfect inspiration.  As soon as I found a recipe that called for tequila, I knew we had a winner!  The following recipe started […]