Spanakopita

This is a healthy fun recipe for your family and fairly simple to make. Ingredients 1 stick (1/2 cup) plus 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 lb baby spinach 1/2 lb feta, crumbled (scant 2 cups) 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 10 (17- by 12-inch) phyllo sheets, thawed if frozen Instructions Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a 12-inch heavy skillet over moderate heat, … [Read more...]

Bacon wrapped Pesto chicken

This seemingly fancy recipe is really quick and easy and a family favorite on a busy night! Ingredients: 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - pounded flat salt and ground black pepper to taste 6 tablespoons prepared basil pesto 6 slices bacon 1/2 cup vegetable oil Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lay a chicken breast out flat, … [Read more...]

Quick weeknight dinners: Melt in Your Mouth Chicken

I was looking for a quick and yummy weeknight dinner and ran across this recipe on The Cookin Chicks - it's yummy and fast! Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 cup mayonnaise (for a healthier option, use plain Greek yogurt in place of the mayo) 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese 1 tsp seasoning salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 1 tsp garlic powder Instructions In a … [Read more...]

Cook ahead Ham & Cheese Quiche

This is a family favorite - I make 3 at a time and freeze so we can just pop them in the over (frozen and ready to go) nights we don't want to think about what to have for dinner! Ingredients 1 package (14.1 ounces) refrigerated pie pastry 2 cups diced fully cooked ham 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese 2 teaspoons dried minced onion 4 eggs 2 cups … [Read more...]

“Kool” Dough

Wondering what to do with your kids on a cool fall afternoon? Here's one of our Favorites! Kool aid makes this smell wonderful and gives the dough a great color!  The dough can be kept for several weeks in a covered container. 1 Cup Water 1/2 Cup Salt 2 Tablespoons Oil I Cup Flour 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 Package of Unsweetened … [Read more...]