One Pan Lebanese Chicken + Lentil Pilaf

SONY DSCI have been hardcore craving Lebanese food.  And I’m not talking just a yummy shawarma I can get from a local food truck.  I want the real deal…mamas cooking, preferably.  The authentic flavors, the comfort, all of it.  So I did a little playing around in my kitchen this past week and man have I seen the light!

This One Pan Lebanese Chicken and Lentil Pilaf is not a traditional Lebanese dish.  It is a lazy-cooks version of a couple of dishes combined and can I just say that it’s the best lazy-move I may have ever made in the kitchen?  The most tender, flavorful chicken paired with a savory lentil pilaf is a match made in heaven.  Continue reading

Pan Seared Salmon with Quick Dill Yogurt Sauce

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Monday, you’re back.  Back to rushing home to get dinner on the table, no?  Man that can be such a lame feeling.  So let me give you a little hookup to make that process a bit easier this week: Pan Seared Salmon with Quick Dill Yogurt Sauce.

You can have this one on the table in less than 15-hows that for quick?  All the salmon needs about 8-10 minutes on the stove.  Total score. Continue reading

Sweet Mango Refresher

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I had a sick little boy last week.  Poor guy had a super sore throat and it was such a struggle to get him to eat because of the pain.  So thats when this Sweet Mango Refresher was born.  Complete success.

I wasn’t quite sure what to call this one.  It’s like a cross between sorbet, frozen yogurt and a slushy all in one.  My kids call it ice cream.  I call it a bowl of refreshing bliss.   Continue reading

Pan Roasted Chicken with Pomegranate and Tahini Sauce

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Ladies and Gentleman of the Delicious Food Nation please rise…

We are gathered here  today to witness the union of Roasted Chicken, Pomegranate Relish and Tahini Sauce in holy matrimony, which is an honorable estate, that is not to be entered into lightly, but reverently and soberly.  Well, if you want to pair it with a fine white wine that would be okay. Continue reading

Crispy Oven Fish Sticks with Dill Yogurt Sauce

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Let’s just get right to it.  I’m not a cod girl.  Never have been, never will be.  It just doesn’t do much for me.  Unless its battered.  And deep fried.  And doused in a lip puckering dunking sauce of deliciousness.  Then I’m a cod girl.

So thats what I’ve done here with this recipe.  I’ve ‘battered’ it.  And ‘deep fried’ it.  And doused it in a lip puckering dunking sauce of deliciousness.  Without truly battering it.  And without deep frying it.  Shh…my family has no idea! Continue reading