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Chicken Recipes to Warm Your Soul

I’ve lived most of my life in and around Chicago, so I’m no stranger to nasty winters. I’m well-versed in winds blowing right through the buttons of your coat, wet socks sticking up from the tops of snow boots and scarves that you don’t dare lower from your nose. Like everybody else does when the weather turns bleak, I bundle up…and my food does, too!

Seriously, these bundles are one of the most warming and satisfying dishes around, and chicken recipes are always my go-to this time of year. If you haven’t tried these rolls of savory, stuffed goodness, you need to. They’ll thaw you inside and out. Continue reading

Pot Pie the Easy Way: Chicken Casseroles for the Whole Family

Now that the kids have headed back to school, nights and weekends around here are extremely busy. Between homework and after-school obligations, I’m constantly looking for easy and quick dinner ideas that the entire family will love. If you are a parent, then you know this is not always an easy task. Continue reading

Be a Bean Counter: Easy Recipes for Budget-Friendly Bean Dishes

Back-to-school shopping can really add up: Pencils. Notebooks. Cute new shoes. And those are just for me…. Kidding! But the reality is that both time and money are in short supply at my house right now. Times like these, I turn to beans. They’re a less expensive source of protein than meat, so replacing some (or all!) of the meat at mealtime can add up to real savings. Plus, they’re delicious and simple to cook. What more could you ask for? So, behold, here are my top picks for hearty but simple bean-based dishes.

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Veggie “Pastas” Beyond Zucchini Spaghetti

Unless you’ve been living under a recipe rock lately, you must have seen a million recipes for “pasta” that involve shredding vegetables into spaghetti-shape heaps. I’m all in favor of this trend. I’ll take flavorful sauces (and a little cheese) however I can get them, but I don’t have space for one more kitchen contraption—or the patience to clean it. So I say skip that. Here are my top pasta-but-not-actually-pasta recipes you can make with the tools in your kitchen right now (i.e., a knife). Continue reading