Cheesy, Classic, Comfort food, Main course, Mexican

Weeknight Chicken Enchiladas

A precooked rotisserie chicken, leftover chicken, even canned chicken, if you're into that sort of thing. Either will give you the head start you need for weeknight dinner prep.  Now that you're drooling - oh, wait, that's me - anyway, here it is: What you'll need: A whole roasted chicken (or the equivalent - about… Continue reading Weeknight Chicken Enchiladas

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Classic, Comfort food, Italian, Sauces

Simple Fresh Marinara Sauce

Have you ever wondered what’s in the jars of pasta sauce you can buy at the grocery store? Chances are, it’s a bunch of stuff you can’t pronounce, much less actually know what the ingredients are. Not to mention all the added salt and sugar. Some companies are trying to market “all natural” products, but… Continue reading Simple Fresh Marinara Sauce

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Cheesy, Classic, Comfort food, Like Mom used to make, Main course, Potato, Side dish

Mom’s Cheesy Baked Scalloped Potatoes

  Let’s face it – as well as we try to treat our bodies, and as healthily as we nourish ourselves on a daily basis, sometimes we just need a healthy dose of fatty, nostalgic comfort food. Such was the case a few days ago, when I had a craving for my mom’s scalloped potatoes.… Continue reading Mom’s Cheesy Baked Scalloped Potatoes