Chicken Enchiladas with Creamy Salsa Sauce

Photo by Mike Merrill Rich and creamy, this is not light and healthy. But it’s good. Adapted from The Big Book of Potluck by Maryana Vollstedt 3 Tbsp. butter 1/2 cup diced yellow onion 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups chicken broth (I get this from my weekly roasted chicken) 1/4 tsp. salt ground (read more…)

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Crock Pot Pinto Beans

Photo by Lori Highfill 4 cups dry pinto beans 2 tsp. salt 2 tsp. cumin 3 cloves garlic, minced 8 jalapeno slices 1/2 tsp. black pepper water The night before, rinse beans in water several times, then cover them with water in a large pot, at least 1 inch over the beans. Cover and let (read more…)

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Honey-Glazed Chicken Stir-Fry

Photo by Jei Adapted from the Better Homes & Gardens Cookbook. 12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 2 breasts) 3 Tbsp. honey 3 Tbsp. vinegar 3 Tbsp. orange juice 1 Tbsp. soy sauce 2 tsp. corn starch 2 Tbsp. oil 4 cups cut-up veggies, such as broccoli, green and red pepper, onion, mushrooms, and (read more…)

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Pacific Rim Stir-Fry

Photo by sizima Adapted from the Better Homes & Gardens Cookbook. 12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 2 breasts) 1/2 cup chicken broth 2 Tbsp. soy sauce 2 Tbsp. fresh basil or 2 tsp. dried basil, crushed 2 tsp. corn starch 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper 1/2 tsp. turmeric 1 Tbsp. oil 1 cup (read more…)

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Homemade Pizza

Photo by Adam Kuban We make homemade pizza weekly – it is so good, it uses up veggies we have on hand, it’s easy, and it pleases the whole family. This is the pizza dough recipe I use – I alter it by using half white flour and half whole-wheat. When I make this, I (read more…)

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