deli “rotisserie” chicken {in a crock pot}

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Another lovely, summertime Crock Pot recipe for you to try! This makes a wonderful, dinner when served with mashed potatoes and your favorite steamed veggies. Use the leftovers to make: tacos, chicken salad sandwiches, pot pie, white chicken chili, soup…. The possibilities are endless! The best part about using your slow cooker in the summer…

creamy shiitake mushroom chicken & rice bowl

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Oooohhhh…. This was SO good. The perfect, easy comfort food dish on a rainy summer day. It’s made on the stovetop, so you’re whole house won’t heat up while you’re cooking. Yay! We’ve been reading about the health benefits of adding shiitake mushrooms to our diet, so we’ve been throwing them into sauces, gravies, soups,…

grilled chili chicken tacos + watermelon salsa

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These tacos showcase all the fresh, delicious flavors of summer! They go together quickly once you grill up your chili chicken thighs. They’re perfect for Friday night dinner on the deck! My bestie, Josh, showed me how to make “food truck-style” taco tortillas one day when he was over for lunch. Pure genius! Seriously, the…

fluffernutter whoopie pie brownies

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A couple nights ago we were craving chocolate so I decided to make a batch of my favorite, easy brownies. I only had the dark, unsweetened cocoa powder so I used that. The result? These perfectly chewy chocolate brownies that are dark as night. SO good! They reminded me of the soft, cookie part of…

spicy thai peanut slaw

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We grilled some yummy, simple, herbed chicken breasts last night and since my daughter Andrea was visiting I decided to create a slaw featuring her favorite, creamy peanut sauce as an accompaniment. Oh WOW! I can’t believe I never thought to do this before. A match made in heaven! for the salad: ~ serves 6…