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Slow Cooker (Crockpot) Salsa Chicken

by Deana Gunn April 25, 2014

Wishing dinner was ready for you upon your arrival home? Let your slow cooker do the work, and you can have dinner hot and waiting as you walk in the door. Slow cookers are great for stews, meats, and veggies, especially when the recipes don’t require any prep work. I love recipes when all the […]...

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On the Go with Camping Food: Granny Smith Apple Chicken Pita

by Deana Gunn October 19, 2011

This pita sandwich isn’t just for camping trips, but it’s become a standard on our most recent ones.  Wona introduced me to it years ago (pre-kids, so it really was years ago!) when we backpacked around Big Sur together with my husband and her soon-to-be husband.  My favorite memory on that trip still makes me […]...

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Chicken Cacciatore

by Wona Miniati January 28, 2010

Chicken Cacciatore and lasagna are among the dishes my husband, who is part Italian, requests most often. Cacciatore means “hunter” in Italian, and it’s said that if a hunter comes home empty-handed, this dish is a consolation prize of sorts, using chicken in place of the wild game that got away.  Hunters would throw in […]...

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Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

by admin November 2, 2009

A friend once joked that all food tastes better on a stick.  I haven’t done any formal tests, but I suspect he may be onto something. Grilled chicken is healthy but can get tiring.  Slice them into strips and thread them onto skewers and voila!  Instant fun.  There’s nothing boring about chicken on a stick. […]...

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Chicken in Pomegranate and Walnut Sauce

by admin October 19, 2009

I love seeing all the fresh pomegranates this time of year.  My Trader Joe’s store has has overflowing bins of them stocked for the last couple of weeks, and it reminded me of a unique and delcious dish I’ve been meaning to blog about for a while now.  Yes, yes, I know it’s not the […]...

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Nearly Instant Chicken & Roasted Pepper Quesadillas

by admin October 6, 2009

Don’t you love recipes where you can run into Trader Joe’s, grab a few products, and then make an impressive dinner in just a few minutes?  This is one of them.  It comes from holistic health counselor and regular contributor to our blog, Marcy Rosenthal.  She saw these flavorful chicken quesadillas demo’d at her local […]...

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