Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Monday, April 29, 2013

Grilling Bonanza Day 3: Balsamic Marinated Chicken

Two chicken breasts thawed marinated in balsamic dressing for 5 hours + grill = Amazing!

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Grilling Bonanza Day 2: Grilled Banana S'mores


Cut 1 banana down the center and place in a foil boat.  Put mini marshmallows and chocolate chips in the middle. Grill for 5 minutes but no hotter than 300 degrees (our grill was completely cool when we started). Enjoy right away!

Grilling Bonanza Day 2: Steak and Onions

Grilling Bonanza Day 1: Grilled Pineapple...

is amazing!!!

Happy grilling to all! We got ours out this week and so begins our annual grilling bonanza! This week all week dinner its on the grill ;0)

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Rice Warmie

Made us some new warmies last night.

Step 1: sew the in seems of a finger towel so it makes a pillow case.
Step 2: fill half full of long grain rice.
Step 3: sew across the top three times.

All done! These are great for a cold night or cold toes! Stick it in the microwave for 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds.

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Chianti in a Box?

New obsession with this wine! It's sweet but tart and dry...it smells fruity and a slight hint of oak...it goes fabulous with Milk Chocolate <3

Twine Wrapped M Door Bling

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

DIY Shake N Bake Chicken

1 packet dry ranch
3/4 C parmesan cheese
3/4 C Italian bread crumbs
2 Tbsp butter, melted
4 chicken breasts, halved

Mix ranch, parmesan, and Italian bread crumbs in small bowl. Dip chicken in butter and then cover in dry mix.
Bake on 350 for 45 mins.

This was so good I will be using this as a staple in our house!

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Baileys and Coffee for breakfast? Yes Please!

Cup of black coffee
1 packet of Splenda
1/2 to 1 ounce of Baileys

Combine and drink hot!

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Chicken Slaw

1 package of pre-cut coleslaw mix
1/2 small onion, sliced thin
1/2 C apple cider vinegar
6 Tbsp sugar
4 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
1 Rotisserie Chicken, chunked

Combine sugar, vinegar, and oil in a small sauce pan. Heat on medium heat stirring constantly until sugar is disolved. Remove from heat and cool completely.  In a bowl, combine coleslaw and onion and then pour vinegar mixture over top and stir to combine. Add chicken.  Refrigerate at least two hours before serving, stirring half way.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Microwave Baked Apples

2 apples, peeled cored and each cut up in 16 pieces
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp flour
2 Splenda packets
2 Tbsp water
1 Ziploc bag

Combine all in bag, zip closed, shake to cover apples.

Open zip one inch to vent. Microwave for 4 minutes.

Enjoy easy hot yummy baked apples :0)

Parmesan Orange Roughy

Click here for recipe.

This is a Rachael Ray recipe however she uses tilapia...I hate tilapia so I used orange roughy! This sure was yummy! I served it with steamed broccoli.