Grilled Lime Chile Chicken with Avocado Tomato Salsa

Posted by on Jul 19, 2017 in Appetizers, Chicken, Entrees, Gluten Free, Make ahead, Personal chef favorite, Recipes | 0 comments

Grilled Lime Chile Chicken with Avocado Tomato Salsa

Contrasting tastes, colors, textures, and temperatures when preparing a dish add to its overall appeal. A steaming hot bowl of chili topped with cool sour cream, sweet and spicy Asian spiced chicken served in delicately flavored Bibb lettuce leaves and smoky pulled pork served on a soft roll with crunchy cabbage slaw are balanced dishes that are particularly satisfying. Grilled Lime Chile Chicken with Avocado Tomato Salsa has a dazzling combination of spicy and subtle flavors, bright and muted colors, crunchy and...

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Raspberry Balsamic Glazed Chicken with Toasted Almonds

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in Chicken, Entrees, Gluten Free, Make ahead, Personal chef favorite, Recipes | Comments Off on Raspberry Balsamic Glazed Chicken with Toasted Almonds

Raspberry Balsamic Glazed Chicken with Toasted Almonds

Do you have a signature dish? It’s the one that you can prepare basically with your eyes closed and still be confident with the finished dish. When it is served at potlucks, dinner parties, or a weeknight dinner with your family, you know it will be received with ooohs and aaahs. If you are still searching for that prefect dish to call your own, I suggest you try Raspberry Balsamic Glazed Chicken with Toasted Almonds. From start to finish, the prep and cooking time is literally about 20 minutes. With its complex...

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Spicy Jalapeno Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

Posted by on Sep 13, 2016 in Chicken, Entrees, Gluten Free, Make ahead, Pasta, Personal chef favorite, Recipes | Comments Off on Spicy Jalapeno Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

Spicy Jalapeno Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

After a busy day, it is tempting to call in an order for Kung Pao chicken, vegetable fried rice, and egg rolls to a favorite Chinese restaurant.  But with a little bit of planning, you can skip the often calorie laden and less than nutritious Asian takeout dishes.    Asian recipes have always been some of my go-to recipes on event full nights at our house. They are quick to make, I can load with fresh vegetables, and they can be tailored to fit the tastes of my family.    Spicy Jalapeno Chicken and Broccoli...

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Mini Fried Chicken = Less Mess in the Kitchen

Posted by on Aug 8, 2016 in Appetizers, Chicken, Entrees, Make ahead, Personal chef favorite, Recipes | Comments Off on Mini Fried Chicken = Less Mess in the Kitchen

Mini Fried Chicken = Less Mess in the Kitchen

Lately I have had a hankering for fried chicken.  I love combination of the crispy and crunchy outside coupled with the moist and juicy inside of the chicken.  Alas, the thought of a big pot of quarts of scorching hot oil combined with a platter of cut up chicken equates to a mess of a kitchen in my mind. To avoid dealing with the all the shambles that comes along with deep frying chicken, I have been known to head to the drive thru of a well-known fried chicken establishment to get my chicken fix. To overcome...

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Roasted Herb Chicken and Cannellini Bean Salad

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Chicken, Entrees, Gluten Free, Make ahead, Personal chef favorite, Recipes | Comments Off on Roasted Herb Chicken and Cannellini Bean Salad

Roasted Herb Chicken and Cannellini Bean Salad

The daily lunchtime routine can be mundane.  Instead of opting for the usual midday meals of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, fast food burgers and fries, or the salad bar at the grocery store, bump up the flavor with a fast and fresh chicken salad.  Roasted Herb Chicken and Cannellini Bean Salad is a protein packed meal that will help bypass the midafternoon slump.  Easy to make and a fresh take on a classic recipe make this chicken salad recipe the perfect one dish lunch.    Along with the main...

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Chicken Pomodoro

Posted by on May 12, 2016 in Chicken, Entrees, Make ahead, Personal chef favorite, Recipes | Comments Off on Chicken Pomodoro

Chicken Pomodoro

Thinking of ordering take out again?  No need to pull out the stack of menus when a healthy, quick, and easy recipe like Chicken Pomodoro can be ready for dinner in less than 20 minutes.  Add sides of roasted spring asparagus and angel hair pasta for a family pleasing meal on a hectic week night. Chicken is one of if not the most popular choices for dinner.  And boneless, skinless chicken breasts top the list of favorites for busy dinnertime cooks.  The benefits of preparing this versatile cut of meat include...

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