Thai Chicken and Noodle Salad

Things are a bit crazy right now with getting ready to move.  Bryan will be starting law school this fall in Rhode Island, so in July I will be moving back east to be with him.  I’ll be flying to New Jersey (where he is currently living) for a about two – three weeks and…

A new take on chicken tenders and fries

A few weeks ago I filled out a form on Tropical Traditions website to be considered to review their coconut oil.  Not thinking that me and my little blog would get picked but I did! Yesterday I received my Coconut Oil in the mail and instantly began to think “what should I make first?”, “should…

Sweet Baby Ray’s (review)

Back East we have “cook outs” where you cook outside on a grill, usually some steaks, BBQ chicken, veggies etc.  However, when I moved to California people call cook outs BBQ’s, which I found a little confusing.  I was invited to my first BBQ thinking “oh, nice we are going to have some BBQ pork…

Boneless Buffalo Chicken Tenders

One of my favorite “bar” foods is Buffalo Wings…love love love them, especially boneless ones, but 9 times out of 10 they are coated with flour or fried in the same oil that other battered things are fried in, so I never get to eat them. Today after talking with Bryan, who had them for…

Hearty Chicken Soup

Cold season has hit!  Thankfully its just a cold and not the flu.  So the past few days have been spent drinking many cups of tea with honey and eating plenty of soup.  I’m not good at being sick…I have a hard time taking it easy and resting.  I always feel like I need to…

Sweet and Spicy Chicken

I’m going to give P.F Chang’s a run for their money with this chicken. (ok maybe only in my mind). I love P.F.’s Spicy Chicken but this one I made tonight has got a good kick of heat to it. Last week at the Farmer’s market I found some Thai Chili’s and have been trying…

Chicken Picatta

Again I did some searching for Chicken Picatta recipes.  The chicken is usually dredged in flour but seeing as this is GF I decided to use sweet white rice flour.  I followed a standard Picatta recipe with the oil, butter, lemon and capers and this is what I came up with: Chicken Picatta: Salt and…

Citrus Chili Chicken with Roasted Grape Tomatoes

Citrus Chili Chicken with Roasted Grape Tomatoes Roasted Grape Tomatoes 1 pint grape tomatoes 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 tsp cracked black pepper 1 tsp salt Roast at 400° for 10-15 minutes until they start to split open In a bowl combine roasted tomatoes (with any juices on the pan) and 1/8 cup crumbled feta…

Gramma Lu’s Chicken

My grandmother is a great cook. We all have grown up loving and craving her cooking (especially her meatballs and sauce). All of her recipes are stored in a brown folder that has been coveted by every female in my family!! Knowing that there would come a time that we would all want these recipes…

Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken

Prosciutto – Wrapped Chicken 1 boneless skinless chicken breast halved length wise 2 pieces of Prosciutto (thinly sliced) 1 teaspoon olive oil Season chicken breast with pepper (no need to season with salt when using the prosciutto). Wrap each piece of chicken with one piece of prosciutto. Place the seam side down on a baking…

Sweet Curry Chicken

Sweet Curry Chicken 2 tablespoons oil1 teaspoon crushed garlic1 teaspoon red curry paste (Thai Kitchen) 1/4 teaspoon honey1/8 teaspoon cider vinegar1 Chicken Breast (boneless, skinless) ~Mix together to make a paste~Rub on to chicken breast ~Grill until no longer pink inside (a few minutes on each side) Nothing like a quick, easy but tasty meal!

Thai Chicken Soup

Thai Chicken Soup (Adapted from Elana’s Pantry – Thank you!!) 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 3 shallots, chopped 1 teaspoon crushed ginger 1 teaspoon crushed garlic 8 sprigs cilantro, chopped 4 cups chicken stock 28 ounces coconut milk 1 tablespoon agave ½ pound crimini mushrooms 1 head broccoli 1 can of…