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Chicken breast with rutabagas and B. sprouts 12/1/21 (GBTG Day 57)

This is what I call my classic chicken dinner. It consists of chicken breast meat, gravy, rutabagas or squash, and a green vegetable. It fits in well to my countdown to Getting Back To Goal (GBTG). Only about 4 PP … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas with spicy slaw. 11/19/21

In the recipe for these chicken enchiladas there are four sections.1) cook the chicken 2) make the salsa verde 3) heat the tortillas in hot oil and 4) assemble and bake in a casserole dish. Daunting! My four steps are … Continue reading

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Chicken Marsala with squash and broccoli. 11/12/21

Tonight’s dinner is a riff on our standard Classic Chicken Dinner which consists of chicken breast and gravy, butternut squash or rutabagas, and broccoli. The addition of Marsala, sautéed mushrooms, and some chicken stock to our packet of chicken gravy … Continue reading

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Chicken cacciatore with spaghetti. 11/1/21

Sometimes when you try to adapt a recipe to your heathy eating lifestyle you end up almost ruining it. Here is the original recipe. https://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/roast-chicken-cacciatore-red-wine-butter. We decided not to use a whole chicken roasted in the oven but chicken breasts … Continue reading

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Chicken vegetable soup. 10/31/21

While I am not a big fan of a bowl of raw vegetables (salad), I do enjoy a big bowl of cooked vegetables and broth (soup). Now that it is getting chillier and as Standard Time approaches more soups and … Continue reading

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Mexican chicken parmesan with zucchini and leeks. 10/28/21

What?! Mexican chicken parmesan? It’s not a long story. I looked in my pantry shortly before dinner and there were no canned tomatoes. Zero. What I did have was a container of salsa in the refrigerator and some tomato paste. … Continue reading

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Classic chicken dinner. 10/16/21

Our classic chicken dinner always contains chicken breast with gravy or some sort of sauce, a mashed starchy vegetable, and a green vegetable. For us it is homey, comforting, and easy to make. We are cooking for three these days … Continue reading

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Chicken parm with pasta and zucchini. 9/17/21

Excellent dinner tonight! John took one chicken breast and cut it into four pieces which he pounded out, seasoned, and cooked in a skillet with a spray of olive oil. I had made a tomato sauce with fresh and dried … Continue reading

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Hot night, cool dinner. 9/8/21

In the San Francisco Bay Area September is the hottest month of the year. For those of us brought up in the mid-Atlantic states and New England, we are expecting a cool break in the weather. Even though I have … Continue reading

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Chicken tacos with spicy black beans. 9/2/21

I eat my tacos with a knife and fork rather than folded up. It definitely takes me longer to eat them that way. The longer I eat the more satisfied I feel. John ate three hand-held tacos in less time … Continue reading

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