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Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms & Cabbage – New & Improved – featuring a $100 giveaway


Have you seen the USDA’s new food suggestions? They center around a plate, with a back-to-basics portion suggestion. The USDA now suggests that half of every meal be made up of fruits and vegetables. One quarter should be protein and one quarter should be grains, preferably whole grains. And the meal should be accompanied by a low fat milk or soy milk beverage. Isn’t that simple? I love this concept. The Recipe Country Crock challenged me to overhaul one of my family’s favorite meals to fit the new My Plate guidelines. Our Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms recipe is definitely one … Read more

Spicy Slow Cooker Jambalaya

The best spicy slow cooker jambalaya - This simple and easy recipe is super healthy and made in the crockpot. It has chicken, sausage, and shrimp as well as tomatoes, vegetables, and spices including creole seasoning. Can be made with rice or no rice. The soup can be served over pasta or noodles. Low carb family dinner for Mardi Gras or anytime.

In my house, Food Fit for a King means one thing. Seafood. Joe loves seafood. Crabs, scallops, clams, shrimp, and fish. He loves it all. In preparing to write this post, I asked him what I could make him for a special Father’s Day feast. “Uh, I dunno,” he answered. Every single time I asked. I thought about making him a seafood stew, but I wasn’t sure I could handle it. Seafood isn’t really my thing, and all that aroma would make me gag. Then I remembered that Joe likes jambalaya. There is a restaurant here that serves a spicy … Read more

Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms

The best balsamic chicken recipe - Simple and easy skillet recipe. Gluten-free meal with veggies.

Balsamic vinegar improves almost every food. This chicken came out juicy and tender, and the mushrooms were perfectly cooked – firm but slightly tender and caramelized. I’m definitely going to ask Joe to make it more often in the days ahead.

Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs with Spaghetti

I need a little help. We made this turkey meatball recipe last week, and it was great. The flavor was wonderful, and we ate it with spaghetti and our homemade spaghetti sauce. The only problem was that the meatballs fell apart. Essentially, we ate spaghetti with a very meaty sauce. It was delicious but not at all what we were going for. So I’m hoping you experienced meatballers will take a look at the recipe and tell me what we should do differently to make them stay solid, like meatballs. Recipe is based on one we found in the Prevention … Read more