Archives for posts tagged ‘chicken’

Chicken In a Pot With Eggplant

    Last week my husband was diagnosed with candidiasis, an overgrowth of the harmful yeast candida albicans, after having issues with constrictions of his esophagus.  Now, in addition to avoiding gluten, dairy and sugar, he has to cut out all carbohydrates for 5-6 weeks.  That leaves pretty much meat and vegetables!  He was certainly […]

Balsamic Dijon Marinated Chicken With Fingerling Potatoes

  Back at the farmers market this weekend, I found some crisp spinach, amazing heirloom tomatoes, and tasty varieties of fingerling potatoes.  Add a split chicken breast, Dijon, and some Bariani balsamic vinegar & olive oil, and I had the perfect Saturday night dinner.  I owe Mark Bittman of the NY Times for the idea […]

Family Visits: Gluten, Dairy, And Sugar-Free

  It’s that time of year again – summer barbecues, family vacations, and my annual visit to my parents in rural Minnesota.  I grew up on a farm in a tiny little German town of about 800 people, surrounded by cornfields as far as the eye can see.  It’s very peaceful but I’m always a […]

Sesame Chicken Lettuce Wraps

  Lunch is usually my least complicated meal of the day.  Easy preparation, little clean-up.  Usually I make a simple salad with whatever greens and veggies I have from the farmers’ market, add some beans or smoked turkey, and top it with some variety of nuts and an olive-oil/lemon dressing.  Today, Friday, was the last day […]

Braised Chicken with Garlic and Potatoes

  There is nothing tastier than slow-cooked chicken thighs braised on the stove-top.  I love to cook them along with fresh fingerling potatoes, sweet cippolini onions and whole garlic cloves in chicken broth for a savory sauce.  Sometimes I throw in a few kalamata olives as well for added flavor.  These juicy morsels are delicious […]