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Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta
Pasta, Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta

Ingredients 1 bottle Parmesan Garlic Sauce 12 oz 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 cup milk 8 oz cream cheese cut into blocks 4 oz shredded or grated parmesan cheese 12 oz pasta Directions Place chicken in bottom of slow cooker. Pour entire bottle of Parmesan Garlic Sauce over chicken. Fill Parmesan Garlic Sauce […]

Peanut Butter Cookies
Desserts

Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour  1/3 cup wheat flour 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter 1 large egg 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line two 18 by 13-inch baking sheets with silicone baking liners or parchment paper.  In a medium mixing bowl whisk together flour, […]

Glazed Raspberry Crumb Cake
Desserts

Glazed Raspberry Crumb Cake

Ingredients For the Cake: 1 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus more for the pan 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1 cup […]

Chicken Chow Mein
Pasta

Chicken Chow Mein

INGREDIENTS: Sauce: 1.5 tablespoons (22g) rice vinegar 2.5 tablespoons (38g) soy sauce 2 tablespoons (40g) hoisin sauce or oyster sauce 1 teaspoon (5g) toasted sesame oil 2 teaspoons (5g) corn starch Noodles: 12 oz (340g) boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1/2 inch cubes 3 tablespoons (42g) vegetable oil 2 green onions, cut into segments […]

Matcha Latte
Beverages

Matcha Latte

Ingredients 1 1/2 teaspoons matcha powder 1 tablespoon hot water 2 teaspoons honey, or to taste 3/4 cup hot milk Directions – Sift the matcha powder into a cup. Add the water and stir until no lumps remain. Stir in the honey. Add the milk and serve. Source: foodandwine.com

Easy Stovetop Lasagna
Pasta

Easy Stovetop Lasagna

Ingredients 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean) 1 jar (24 ounces) pasta sauce 2 cups water 1 large sweet red pepper, chopped 1/4 cup Italian salad dressing 1 teaspoon garlic powder 10 uncooked lasagna noodles, broken into 2-in. pieces 1-1/2 cups 2% cottage cheese 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese Directions In a large […]

Lentil Soup with Sweet Potatoes and Bacon
Soups

Lentil Soup with Sweet Potatoes and Bacon

Ingredients 8 thick-cut bacon slices, cut into 1⁄2-inch pieces 1 medium-size yellow onion, chopped (1 1⁄2 cups) 2 celery stalks, finely chopped (1⁄2 cup) 3 large garlic cloves, minced (1 1⁄2 Tbsp.) 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 large sweet potato, peeled and chopped into 3⁄4-inch cubes (3 cups) 1 1/2 cups dried brown lentils 8 cups lower-sodium chicken broth 1 (14.5-oz.) can fire-roasted diced […]

Spaghetti with Kale-Walnut Pesto
Main Dish, Pasta

Spaghetti with Kale-Walnut Pesto

Ingredients 1 Pound spaghetti 1/3 cup walnuts 3 cups chopped kale Kosher salt 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil Directions Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.  Add the spaghetti and cook as the label directs.  Drain. Meanwhile, toast the walnuts in a dry skillet until lightly browned; […]

Beef and Okra Stew
Main Dish

Beef and Okra Stew

Ingredients 2/3 cup canola oil 1 pound beef top sirloin, cut into 1-inch cubes Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper 1 beef bouillon cube 1 large white onion, chopped 6 cloves garlic, minced Two 8-ounce cans tomato sauce 1 cup beef stock, plus more as needed 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 1/2 tablespoons ground […]

Mexican Rice
Side Dishes

Mexican Rice

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups long grain white rice 1/4 cup oil (vegetable or canola oil) 1 teaspoon garlic , minced 1/4 medium onion , finely diced 1/4 cup tomato sauce , or 2 pureed tomatoes 2 teaspoons tomato bouillon granulated, or cubes (chopped) (can be found in the Mexican food aisle at Walmart or your local grocery store) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 carrot , diced 1/2 cup peas (frozen or fresh) 3 cups water 1-3 whole serrano peppers , optional Directions: Rinse the rice […]