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Aly’s 15th birthday flautas…YUM-O!

As I mentioned in this previous post, yesterday was my Sweet Dolly’s 15th birthday!  And as she does every year, she got to once again choose the menu for her family dinner. She typically chooses her “favorite” chicken and rice meal (which I’ll make again one day and post for you), but this year she thought outside the box and …

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Greek Chicken Pitas…it’s what’s for dinner.

A few months ago I found this yummy recipe for Greek Marinated Chicken. I don’t prefer chicken thighs like the recipe calls for, so I substituted thighs for boneless skinless chicken breasts. I changed a few ingredients and the end result is a deliciously marinated chicken breast that I serve on a Middle Eastern Flatbread with grilled veggies and sliced tomatoes. …

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Pesto, Mozzarella, Tomato Chicken Breast with Zucchini “noodles”.

Who doesn’t love a delicious AND easy meal? I mean c’mon! So when I found this recipe I knew it would be a hit! Not only for my sanity, but for the “yumminess” factor as well. I personally changed a few things to my liking, but I’m sure the recipe as written is just as delicious!! After all, simple ingredients …

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Chicken n’ Dumplins’…A Fall Favorite!

As of last night, it’s FINALLY beginning to feel slightly like Fall in these parts. Up until just recently, we’ve been stuck in what seems to be the nastiest, NEVER-ENDING Summer of all time. And I can’t stand Summer. Ever. Not to mention a Summer that lasts longer than it’s supposed to. So when cooler weather finally arrived, I couldn’t …

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“Who likes butter?” (said NO ONE EVER).

For those of you who know me, you know how much I LOVE butter. Growing up we didn’t really use “real” butter for anything. We used margarine. That’s right…I said margarine. When I became a big kid and started making food decisions for myself, I finally ventured out of the margarine realm and into the butter universe. And I will …