• Chicken/Poultry
  • Chicken Minestrone

    minestrone

    Well the month and our experiment with The Zone is almost up as is my whirlwind tour of Zone Meals in Seconds cookbook. It’s been … interesting. I’ve done well on The Zone, losing about 9 lbs, which for a month is pretty good (and technically, I still have ’til Friday for my four weeks […]

  • Chicken/Poultry
  • Hula Pizza

    hulupizza

    The folks at my house are big pizza fans (I know it’s rare to find an American who isn’t). We’re completely happy with the garden variety mushroom and pepperoni variety (we frequently order it from down the block), but we also like something a bit different. We’ve put lots of different things on pizzas including […]

  • Italian
  • Butternut Squash Pasta

    from: Ingredientsgreen beans butter dill (fresh or dried) salt & pepper DirectionsCook your green beans until done. I like to steam them in skillet with just a little water if fresh, or nuke them if they're frozen, of course. While still hot, add the butter and mix it in so it melts. You do not […]

  • Italian
  • Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna

    from: Cooking Light Ingredients 3 cups 2% reduced-fat milk 1/4 cup all-purpose flour (about 1oz) 2 tablespoons butter 1/3 cup minced shallots 1 1/4 teaspoons salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided 8 cups (3/4-inch) cubed peeled butternut squash (about 2 1/4 pounds) 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided Cooking […]

  • Italian
  • Lemony Crab Pasta

    Ingredients olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped 14-16 oz lump crab meat zest and juice of 1 lemon 1/2 cup flat leaf (Italian parsley), finely chopped 12 oz spaghetti or linguine chili oil and Parmesan to serve (optional) Directions Cook pasta according to package directions. While it is cooking, heat […]

  • Clean
  • Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

    from: http://www.momadvice.com Ingredients 2 garlic cloves 2 tbsp olive oil 1 pound package of Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage (removed from its casing) 2/3 cup to 2 cups pumpkin puree (depending on your personal taste) 1 can chicken broth ¼ cup half & half ½ cup sour cream (low-fat or fat free) ¼ tsp nutmeg 1 […]

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  • Chicken Pesto Pasta

    from: Matt & Jess Ingredientspasta (you choose what type) pesto chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces garlic S&P olive oil parmesan (duh) DirectionsGet the water going for your pasta (salt!). Heat olive oil in a big ol' skillet and add the garlic. While that gets going, salt and pepper your chicken. Toss the chicken in and […]

  • Italian
  • Spaghetti Carbonara

    from: allrecipes.com Ingredients5 1/2 pounds apples – peeled, cored and finely chopped 4 cups white sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon salt DirectionsPlace the apples in a slow cooker. In a medium bowl, mix the sugar, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Pour the mixture over the apples in the slow cooker […]

  • Italian
  • Pesto Pizzas

    from: allrecipes.com Ingredients5 1/2 pounds apples – peeled, cored and finely chopped 4 cups white sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon salt DirectionsPlace the apples in a slow cooker. In a medium bowl, mix the sugar, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Pour the mixture over the apples in the slow cooker […]