Category:  Easy Meals

Easy Chicken Burrito Bowls

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Salads, Vegetarian
by Ann on 22/08
Easy Chicken Burrito Bowls

There’s a well-known restaurant that is famous for its burrito bowls, and I can see why. The flavorful all-in-one meal offers a high degree of customization and it’s… Read More »

Peach Ginger Shrimp Kabobs

In Appetizers, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grilling, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Seafood
by Ann on 19/08
Peach Ginger Shrimp Kabobs

I first shared this twist on my Apricot Ginger Shrimp in a Susquehanna Style magazine spread featuring peaches last summer.  Though I have made this new-and-improved recipe many… Read More »

Chili Lime Chicken (an easy wet rub with big flavor)

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grilling, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 15/08
Chili Lime Chicken with Chipotle Lime Crema

When it comes to food preparation, I sometimes worry that I do too much for my kids. Most mornings, I have breakfast ready for them instead of letting… Read More »

Flounder with Bacony Corn

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Seafood
by Ann on 08/08
Flounder with Bacony Corn

At its best, summer cooking should be light yet satisfying, keep the heat to a minimum, and include lots of shortcuts. Realistically, we want to eat well without… Read More »

Chicken & Broccoli Slaw with Speedy Thai Peanut Sauce

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 08/07
Chicken & Broccoli Slaw with Speedy Thai Peanut Sauce

You work hard to get dinner on the table, so why not make your dinner work for you?  The following super simple, healthy meal is a fabulous way… Read More »

Teriyaki Salmon Bowls

In Easy Meals, Grains & Legumes, Grilling, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Rice, Salads
by Ann on 04/07
Teriyaki Salmon Bowls

When considering foods that taste good as leftovers, lasagna, chili and the Thanksgiving turkey likely come to mind. Fish, not so much. Once cooked, however, leftover seafood can… Read More »

Dinner (and leftovers) out of one 3-ingredient marinade

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Grilling, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Side Dishes
by Ann on 01/07
A 3-ingredient marinade makes a meal...and more

So I did what I have been strictly avoiding for a very long time.  I cooked on live TV.  The thought of preparing something delicious in two to… Read More »

Teriyaki Sockeye Salmon

In Easy Meals, Grilling, Healthy Options, Seafood
by Ann on 27/06
Grilled Teriyaki Salmon -- quick to prep and so delicious

How does an email request for a few new recipes jump to a story about living in a remote shack in Alaska and making trips to the outhouse,… Read More »

Prosciutto Fig Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella, Arugula & Manchego

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Pizza & Sandwiches
by Ann on 10/06
Prosciutto Fig Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella, Arugula & Manchego

Like many of you, I frequently use the “a little of this, a little of that” approach to cooking.  But when writing for this blog, I keep pencil… Read More »

Hamburger Wedge Salad

In Beef, Easy Meals, Grilling, Salads
by Ann on 06/06
Hamburger Wedge Salad

Various sources credit the early fame of the wedge salad to diners in the 1950s and 1960s. Its appeal waned in the 1970s as consumer preference shifted towards… Read More »