Shrimp and Vegetable Pasta

shrimp vegtable pasta

Recently, I was asked by Cookwell to share some recipes that could use a healthy makeover and one recipe I chose was my mom's Buttery Shrimp Scampi with Linguine.  It is an absolutely delicious recipe...but uses half a cup of butter.  Cookwell offers many varieties of cooking oils giving you the opportunity to create a healthier, more tasteful … [Read more...]

Garlic Chicken with Potatoes & Green Beans

Garlic Chicken with Potatoes and Green Beans

We have pledged to eat healthier in 2013 so any corners we can cut to do that, we will, but slowly.  I feel like we often set ourselves up for failure when we completely try to overhaul our lives with new foods, entire exercise routines, and cutting out every single thing we love.   We are learning to take it a little slower by substituting various … [Read more...]

Healthful Eating: Lemon Peppered Salmon with Asparagus

Lemon Peppered Salmon with Asparagus

My son Toby has been eating so healthy lately. He actually wants to eat healthy all the time but it's expensive, especially for us.  However, we do try and pick up some chicken breasts and salmon when we can.  Since he's all about portion control, these bags of Wild Salmon Fillets last for awhile.  One day when I was cooking this for Toby, I looked … [Read more...]

(Cook) – Chicken Florentine and Farfalle (Tell) – Anolon Advanced Bronze 5.25qt Sauteuse

Chicken Florentine and Farfalle

I am just tickled to death to be one of the featured bloggers in Anolon's Cook & Tell campaign.  Anolon has beautiful pieces of cookware with styles to suit everyone.  Seriously, they are gorgeous pieces.  Today, I'm sharing my review of the Anolon Advanced Bronze 5.25qt (11") Sauteuse from the Advanced Bronze collection, and cooking up some … [Read more...]

Santa Fe Chicken Casserole

Santa Fe Chicken Casserole

I love this time of the year.  The leaves are falling, the weather is cooler, and comfort foods fill our tummies.  It's also a busy time of the year with family, shopping, and school activities like basketball.   Today I'm sharing Santa Fe Chicken Casserole, both a convenience & comfort dish. When cooking boneless chicken breasts, I have … [Read more...]

Quick & Easy Creamy Chicken and Mushrooms

Progresso Creamy Chicken and Mushrooms

Another school function means another dollar (or $10) out of our pockets.  We need to save money but eating at home so that means I have one hour to get dinner done and eaten before we head out the door.   I have a few 'go-to' meals for nights like this, do you? I always keep those bags of Tyson chicken on hand and instead of taking the time … [Read more...]