Grilled Chicken Spinach Pesto Pasta

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I've been waiting. And waiting. And waiting...to try this pasta!  I l-o-n-g time ago, I made some Spinach Pesto from the garden.  And it's been patiently waiting in the freezer for me.  To eat it! *I wish I had not waited until now!* The  reason I've been waiting...I didn't think the boys would go for "green pasta" for dinner.  They like green foods. Broccoli, peas, … [Read more...]

Balsamic Chicken with Onions

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Pour some of the juices from the pan over the chicken after you serve it on each plate.  And YUM! Balsamic Chicken with Onions Yield - 4 servings Preparation Time - 5 minutes Cooking Time - 60 minutes Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil ($.50) 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar ($.35) Salt and pepper, to taste 3 medium or 4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts, about … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan

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This recipe is from the fabulous Stephanie O'Dea's Make it Fast, Cook it Slow Cookbook. I just can't get enough of her recipes!  If you don't own this book, you should! Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Yield - 4 servings Preparation Time - 5 minutes Cooking Time - Low 6-7 hours, High 3-4 hours Ingredients 1 Tbsp olive oil ($.10) 1 beaten egg ($.10) 3 large … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken

I found a jar of apricot preserves in my pantry.  And there's not a better way to use it up than this! I used the Apricot Chicken recipe from the Make it Fast, Cook it Slow Cookbook! Hello, delicious. Ingredients 3 large or 4 small chicken breasts ($2.57) About 2/3 cup apricot preserves ($.75) 1 tsp dried minced onion flakes ($.05) 1 Tbsp dijon mustard ($.05) 1 … [Read more...]

Balsamic Chicken with Caramelized Onions

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I use olive oil.  A lot of it. It's my preferred choice of "oil" for cooking.  So it's a definite BONUS when there are extra savings available for olive oil. Now on to the sweet caramelized onions... Balsamic Chicken with Caramelized Onions Yield - 4 servings Preparation Time - 5 minutes Cooking Time - 55 minutes Ingredients 1 package chicken breasts (about … [Read more...]