Prosciutto Wrapped Pesto Chicken

I’ve been in my favorite state, NC,  all weekend to see my family and work on some wedding details.  So far everything has been going great and we are excited that the big day is feeling very real.  I’ve taken the weekend off from cooking but this is a dish I made last week that would be good for a Sunday night supper. Y’all this … Continue reading Prosciutto Wrapped Pesto Chicken

Ham and Cheese Quiche in a Whole Wheat Crust

One of my spring resolutions was to learn how to make a pie crust.  This one is a good, no-fail, starter version with only 4 ingredients and no fancy tools. Quiche is great for a quick dinner or a delicious hot breakfast.  It works well with whatever cheeses, meats and vegetables you have on hand – what are your favorites?  This one is like a … Continue reading Ham and Cheese Quiche in a Whole Wheat Crust

Minty Mango Ginger Kale Smoothie

I’ve found that a smoothie or some green juice is the best way for me to get a good start on the 9 servings of fruits and vegetables we’re supposed to have everyday.  It makes me feel virtuous, gives me a shot of energy and it is just plain refreshing to have a frozen breakfast when the weather is warming up outside. Previously  Fitzy shared … Continue reading Minty Mango Ginger Kale Smoothie

Chicken Chickpea Salad

My man loves chickpeas and I’m not complaining.  They’re cheap, low in fat and a great source of zinc, folate and protein. This salad will work  with whatever herbs you have on hand, I picked up some beautiful mint last week that I’ve been putting in everything.  It tastes like summer to me! The chickpeas are hearty enough to carry the salad but add in some rotisserie or poached chicken and … Continue reading Chicken Chickpea Salad

Poached Chicken {in your Crockpot}

Poaching is an easy method of cooking chicken in liquid which keeps it from getting tough. Lately I’ve been experimenting with poaching in my slow cooker. Pour a few cups (just covering the chicken) of something flavorful like chicken stock into your slow cooker.   Then throw in some celery leaves, onions, parsley, peppercorns, bay leaves, salt and garlic – go wild. I also like … Continue reading Poached Chicken {in your Crockpot}

(Masters Sunday) Spicy Shrimp Rolls

So it is a big day on sally cooks because there is a new recipe taking the title of Joe’s favorite dinner.  That’s right, I’ve finally come up with something to knock off reigning champ: Coco-Loco Chicken Strips with Sweet and Spicy Sauce.  This recipe for Spicy Shrimp Rolls was born on a lazy Sunday afternoon spent watching the Masters and not wanting to leave the house for … Continue reading (Masters Sunday) Spicy Shrimp Rolls