Baked Brown Rice

My friend Heather posted a recipe for brown rice a while back, and I have been using it pretty regularly ever since. It is just as easy as the rice cooker — and a little more reliable for brown rice, in my opinion. I am currently making a double batch — one for a chicken…

Cafe Rio Chicken

An easy and tasty way to make chicken for salads, burritos, tacos, whatever. You can also double or triple this to make extras for freezing. Then simply thaw and reheat. 2 pounds chicken breasts (boneless and bone-in both work equally well) 1/2 a small bottle of zesty italian dressing 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic 1 packet…

Orange Ginger Chicken

I found this simple recipe while scouring the Internet for easy freezer meals (I can’t remember exactly where; sorry to the recipe’s original creator).  Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds chicken pieces (breasts, thighs, legs, etc) 1/4 cup orange marmalade 1 tablespoon honey mustard 3/4 teaspoon ginger 
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes To freeze: In a small…

Chicken Pomodoro

This is a quick, easy, inexpensive, delicious sauce with a fancy name. The recipe comes from Cooking during Stolen Moments (via Pinterest). Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil (I used less) 1/4 onion, diced 5 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes Salt and pepper, to taste 2 (15-ounce) cans diced tomatoes 1 1/2…

Potato Chicken Corn Chowder

This recipe comes from my sister-in-law’s friend Genni. Kristin sent it to me after hovering over her Genni’s shoulder to get the approximate measurements for this amazing, soul-feeding, ultimate comfort food of a chowder. Enjoy! 5lb Yukon Gold potatoes 5 large celery stalks 1 med white onion 5 chicken bouillon cubes 42oz (or largest size)…