Lemon Rosemary Warm Chicken Salad

Lemon Rosemary Warm Chicken Salad

Lemon Rosemary Warm Chicken Salad

I created this recipe “Johnny-on-the-spot” to be used as a filling for the homemade pita bread I made the other day.  I loved the flavor combination, as well as the great texture – with the use of both cooked vegetables as well as a little fresh cabbage for that added crunch! Continue reading

Top Crust Chicken Pot Pie

Top Crust Chicken Pot Pie

Top Crust Chicken Pot Pie

Recipe by:  Designs by Jeanne R

Living in Tucson, we don’t have to worry about many cold nights.   On those few nights when a little warming up is in order, nothing is better than some good old fashioned, comfort food straight from the oven. Continue reading

Amazing Chicken Stew, Enchilada Style

Chciken Stew, Enchilada Style

Chciken Stew, Enchilada Style

In a word, A-MAZ-ING!   I had a request for a low carb meal, and I came up with this one on the spot.  This is great because you can add all of the ingredients in a casserole dish with a lid, and bake in the oven for 1 – 1/2 hours (or the slow cooker!) and forget about it, knowing that the flavors will mingle & be even better with a little time! Continue reading

Southwestern Quinoa

Southwestern Quinoa

Southwestern Quinoa

Recipe by:  Designs by Jeanne R

Southwestern Quinoa you ask?  Sure, why not?!  Anaheim green chilies are really plentiful in Tucson this time of year, and you can usually purchase them by the box or burlap bag at many of the markets.  If you’re really fortunate, you’ll find a temporary roasting station set up outside, that will do the roasting for you, which will save a lot of time.  Many Tucsonans take advantage of this seasonal market (coming from New Mexico) to package and freeze the chilies for future use. Continue reading

Cheater Chicken Enchiladas

Cheater Chicken Enchiladas

Cheater Chicken Enchiladas

Do you remember back in the 90’s when it was sort of a thing to make a quick enchilada casserole out of corn tortilla chips? (Did I just say that out loud?  Yikes! I’m showing my age!)  Anyway, I needed a quick dinner last night and threw this one together. Easy peasy. It’s so easy, I’m almost embarrassed posting it here. Don’t judge!  But I’ll tell ya what…it was really yummy and satisfying.  🙂 Continue reading