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It’s that time…St. Patrick’s Day!! That means Corned Beef and Cabbage…YUM!! My Grandmother gave me this family recipe 35 years ago….I’ve tweaked it for the Crock Pot 🙂

This Chicken dish is quick…easy…and delicious!! Ingredients: 1 bunch thin Asparagus…trimmed 4 slices Bacon..cut into 3/4 inch pieces 1 pkg thin sliced Chicken Breasts 1/2 tsp. Lemon Pepper 1- 14 oz. can low sodium Chicken Broth 2 tbsp. Flour 1 Lemon..cut into wedges Directions:

Get out your Crock Pot…this one is a keeper 🙂 Whole Berry Cranberry sauce & Orange Juice give this Pork Roast mouthwatering flavor!! Ingredients: 2 tbsp. Olive Oil 3-4 lb. Flat Pork Loin Roast 1 14oz. can Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce 1/2 cup Kraft Catalina salad dressing 1 tbsp. low sodium Soy or Teriyaki Sauce […]

Give this Broccoli Rabe twist on Pesto a try… Ingredients: 1 bunch Broccoli Rabe…tough lower stems removed 1/2 cup Pistachios… toasted 3/4 cup grated  Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese… plus more for  garnish Kosher Salt 1/4 cup part-skim  Ricotta Cheese 1/2 pound  Orecchiette Pasta Olive oil… for  finishing (optional) Directions:

Great for Meatless Monday or as an appetizer. You can always add Chicken too! Ingredients: 2 Flatbread …Naan or Prepared Pizza Crusts 4 0z. Shredded Mozzarella or Cheese Blend 1 tsp. Greek Vinaigrette 1/2 cup Feta…crumbled 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese…grated 1/2 cup pitted Kalamata Olives…sliced 1- 6 oz. jar marinated Artichoke Hearts..drained..chopped 1/3 cup Scallions…thinly […]

A little spicy…a little sweet….this luscious Pork Roast is perfect for Sunday dinner or for company 🙂 Ingredients: 5-pound Pork Loin Center Rib Roast (with bone) 1 tsp. Salt 1 tsp. ground Ginger 1/2 cup sweet Orange Marmalade 1/2 cup dried Cranberries… chopped 1 tbsp. Dijon Mustard 2 1/2 tsp. TABASCOÂź Hot Sauce Rosemary sprigs… […]

Simmering the Beef for a long time at low heat will give you intense flavor with little effort. This recipe can be made in our Crock Pot or in your Oven 🙂 Ingredients: 2 lb. Beef Chuck… trimmed..cut into thin slices 1 large Onion… chopped 1 clove Garlic…minced 1 lb. Mushrooms… trimmed and halved or sliced 1 1/2 cups low sodium […]

Mac and Cheese is a cold weather favorite… How about a steamy bowl of Mac and Cheese Soup?!  YUM!!! Ingredients: 1 cup..more or less..cooked Elbow Macaroni 3 Shallots…minced 1 Carrot…minced 1 stalk Celery…minced 1/4 cup Flour 3 3/4 cups reduced sodium Chicken Broth 1 1/4 cups 2% Milk 1 1/2 cups (6 oz.) Shredded Cheddar […]

Chicken Pot Pie is classic winter comfort food. Ingredients: 1 box – 2 refrigerated Pie Crusts 1/3 cup Butter 1/3 cup Onion…finely chopped 1/4 cup Celery…thinly sliced 1/3 cup Flour 1/2 tsp. Salt 1/4 tsp. Black Pepper 1 3/4 cups low sodium Chicken Broth 1/2 cup Milk 2 1/2 cups cooked Chicken…cubed or shredded 2 […]

Not exactly a meatless dish because of the Bacon…you can always leave it out 😉 I prefer to sautĂ© the Broccoli Rabe so it stays crisp….you can boil it if your prefer 🙂 Ingredients: 1 lb. Broccoli Rabe…cleaned..trimmed..cut into bite size pieces 1 lb. Gemeli Pasta 6 slices center cut Bacon 3 cloves Garlic…thinly sliced […]