Kale with Lemon Cream Sauce

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Good old kale.  It’s wonderful.  It’s versatile.  It’s full of so many fantastic nutrients.  The total package.  I’ve always adored it; for salads, wilting into soups and stews and so much more.  But I have got to say this Kale with Lemon Cream Sauce is up there high on my list of very favorite side dishes. Continue reading

Weeknight Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

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So there’s Sunday’s Finest Roasted Chicken; all dressed up, fancy “tie” and all.  Stuffed and seasoned and as delicious as can be.  At least I thought.  But then my laziness set in and I wanted Sundays Finest Roasted Chicken on a weeknight.  Without all of the hassle of stuffing and tying and fussing.   Continue reading

Grilled Broccolini with Lemon and Garlic

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Well, the infamous USB cord has been found.  No, my daughter did not throw it in the trash.  No, my son did not flush it down the toilet. My third child wonderful husband put it in his briefcase.  Because he just assumed it was one of his.  All that garbage digging, brain wracking for nothing, friends.  Sometimes you get the bear and sometimes the bear gets you.  So as promised, here is the recipe for the grilled broccolini we are so crazy about around here.  Its barely a recipe.  It barely takes effort or time.  But its tastes so darn yummy. Continue reading

Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

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This is an absolute must for your Sunday meal repertoire.  Ina Garten is a complete go-to for me when I need a solid recipe that is no fail.  She never disappoints.  This is a version of her roasted chicken.  I simply add extra veggies to make this a one-pan meal and it comes out positively perfect.  Every.  Single.  Time.  The roasted veggies get caramelized and incredibly flavorful.  My belly would be in heaven just eating the slightly crispy onions alone.  And the chicken?  Well.  Theres a good chance you may never purchase a store-prepared chicken ever again. Continue reading