Slightly Savory Saturday

This is a super simple chicken recipe that I have found is a great main dish to prepare anytime. With so few ingredients it is a winner  in our house. Garlic Chicken 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 4 cloves garlic--minced (I used minced garlic from a jar since I did not have any fresh on hand) 4 TBSP brown sugar 1 TBSP olive oil 1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.  LIne baking dish with foil and spar with cooking spray. 2. Saute garlic with olive oil until tender. (I was a … [Read more...]

Slightly Savory Saturday

I am longing for a bit of summer today so I am sharing one of my all time favorite summer salads.  This is one that I make all year long and absolutely LOVE!   So if you are longing for some warmth and sun today why don't you try my take on a fabulous salad. Tomato, Olive and Mozzarella Salad 1 can black olives (I use a large can, drain the olives and slice in half) 3 cups cherry tomatoes (This is usually about one clamshell container.  I like to mix it up if they have the yellow ones … [Read more...]

Slightly Savory Saturday

Today's recipe is a really easy and yummy dish to prepare.  Prep time is about 30 minutes at most and cook time comes in right around 20 minutes.  Easy and yummy. Coconut Chicken Chili 12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, chopped 1 cup chopped onion 1 1/2 tsps chili powder 1 1/2 tsps. ground ginger 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper ( would increase this amount if you want a bit of spiciness added) 1 TBSP olive oil 1 TBSP flour 1 14 ounce can unsweetened coconut milk (I used the … [Read more...]

Slightly Savory Saturday

We are always looking for great ways to cook vegetables in our house.  Brussels sprouts are a favorite as well as asparagus, cauliflower and broccoli.  Anytime I can find a different way to prepare them I am all excited about trying it out. At Christmas we were in Raleigh with both of the boys at Aaron's townhouse and his kitchen puts mine to shame so we were able to have a perfect Christmas dinner with all the favorites---ham, green bean casserole and this time I tried a new cauliflower … [Read more...]

Slightly Savory Saturday

A new feature  on It's Just Life this week is Slightly Savory Saturday where I will occasionally share a tasty recipe that I have tried that is one worth passing along.  Today's is a knock off of a favorite that I get when I visit Olive Garden restaurants----it is a great one to have when the temperatures drop as low as they have been this week and I am happy to share my adapted version of it today.  Enjoy Zuppa Toscana Soup 1 1/2 cups sweet turkey sausage (You can use any kind of … [Read more...]