Chicken and Mushrooms in a Garlic White Wine Sauce

Mar 11

Chicken and Mushrooms in a Garlic White Wine Sauce

Finding the motivation to cook a legitimate dinner on a weeknight still isn’t happening for me, so I solely rely on quick and easy finds to get by.  (BTW – I have no idea what I mean by a “legitimate dinner”.  I suppose I mean dinners that take forever to make…..which is most of them in my case.) This particular recipe is not only...

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Mushroom Risotto

Apr 26

Mushroom Risotto

How does the song go?  “Rain, rain, go away…”?  I totally disagree – to me, rainy days mean warm food, guilty pleasures, a good book, and a perfectly good reason to not get off the couch. I think risotto is the PERFECT rainy day food (both warm and a guilty pleasure!)- and this recipe is low cal too (for risotto), at about 278 calories per...

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Chicken Rollatini with Prosciutto and Provolone

Apr 01

Chicken Rollatini with Prosciutto and Provolone

I am really proud of this particular recipe – it feels very grown up to me for whatever reason.  And by “grown up”, I do not mean difficult – I clearly do not do “difficult”.    I’ll be honest in that I didn’t really know what Chicken Rollatini was (and I still really don’t) – maybe it is just rolling up...

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Arugula Salad with Apples and Parmesan

Mar 18

Arugula Salad with Apples and Parmesan

So…a few things to mention.  1) I apologize for going off the grid for the past couple of weeks, 2) I feel like I had a pretty good reason…I got engaged!, and 3) I really hope you love this recipe.  Bart and I went over to our friends’ house, Brett and Alessandra’s, a few weeks ago for dinner and Alessandra made this amazing salad – it...

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Cream Cheese Wontons

Feb 29

Cream Cheese Wontons

Confession: Sometimes I buy Chinese food just for the wontons.  I found this recipe and thought, “really, how hard could this be?”.  Apparently it was harder than I thought, or more specifically, it exceeded my skill set.  But to my credit, nearly burning down my house didn’t keep me from trying again after I set the first batch on fire.  With...

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Honey Sesame Chicken (Skinny)

Feb 27

Honey Sesame Chicken (Skinny)

I imagine that my boyfriend and I aren’t the only ones who get a little giddy in a shopping mall food court, right?  I seriously used to indulge in Panda Express four times a week when I was in college – that is probably around the time I gained the obligatory Junior-fifteen (I was a late bloomer – didn’t realize I was supposed to pack it on...

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