Monthly Archives: May 2013

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork, Baked Beans & Corn on the Cob with Garlic Butter (that’s a mouthful!)

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork, Baked Beans & Corn on the Cob with Garlic Butter (that’s a mouthful!)

Pulled Pork Sandwiches (serves 8) 1 boneless pork shoulder (2 lb.) 1 onion, sliced, separated into rings 1-2 cups Barbecue Sauce, optional 8 rolls, split (I like deli kaiser rolls or mini french loaves) 8 slices cheese of your choice Place meat in slow cooker; top with onion slices and barbecue sauce. Cover with lid. Cook on LOW 8 to 10 hoursContinue Reading

Baked Parmesan Garlic Chicken, Steamed Veggies & Brown Rice

Baked Parmesan Garlic Chicken, Steamed Veggies & Brown Rice

Baked Parmesan Garlic Chicken 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 package Good Seasons Italian Dressing mix 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves olive oil, for drizzling Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Mix cheese, dressing mix and garlic powder. Moisten chicken breasts with water (or I drizzle them with the oliveContinue Reading

Salmon Sandwich Stacker with Zucchini “Fries”

Salmon Sandwich Stacker with Zucchini “Fries”

Salmon Sandwich Stacker (serves 4) 1 lemon, cut into 8 wedges 1 red onion, thinly sliced into rings 1/4-1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 english cucumber or 3 kirby cucumbers (about 9 oz. total), peeled and thinly sliced Salt and pepper 4 thin, skin-on wild sockeye salmon fillets (6 oz. each) 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 soft wheat buns, split   Preheat a grillContinue Reading

Whole Wheat Avocado Wrap with Black Beans (meatless night!)

Whole Wheat Avocado Wrap with Black Beans (meatless night!)

Whole Wheat Avocado Wrap Basically, we just throw a lot of everything onto a tortilla! Here’s the recipe that I use for guacamole, or just add sliced avocado: 2 avocados, mashed but left chunky 2 TB chopped red onion 2 TB chopped green pepper 2 TB chopped tomato handful of chopped cilantro 1-2 TB freshContinue Reading

Grilled Burgers & Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

Grilled Burgers & Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

1 lb. lean ground beef 1/4 lb.  mixed fresh mushrooms (button and cremini), sliced 1/2 cup  sliced red onions 1 Tbsp.  olive oil 4 Swiss Cheese Slices 4 sandwich rolls, split 1/4 cup Mayonnaise 1 Tbsp. Prepared Horseradish 1 Tbsp.  chopped fresh chives HEAT grill to medium-high heat. SHAPE meat into 4 (1/2-inch-thick) patties. Place mushrooms and onions on sheet of foil; drizzle with oil. GRILL patties 5Continue Reading

Back by Popular Demand! Panini Burgers with Smoked Cheddar, Potato Salad & Lettuce Wedges

Back by Popular Demand! Panini Burgers with Smoked Cheddar, Potato Salad & Lettuce Wedges

Grilled Panini Burger   Grill your burgers however you like them. Place burger on bread (I’m using deli sliced sourdough). Top with smoked cheddar cheese and any other toppings you want (maybe save the lettuce for last!). I’m adding red onion & tomatoes. Heat a griddle or non-stick skillet on medium heat. Drizzle some oliveContinue Reading