Crockpot Creole Chicken and Sausage - 10 minute prep for this hearty dinner, made healthier with beans and peppers. 300 calories. | pinchofyum.com

Slow Cooker Creole Chicken and Sausage

I don't really know how to explain it, but it's a like whoa yummy combo we have going on upinhere. This idea originated as a simple shredded Creole chicken kind of thing made in the slow cooker so my cooking life could be awesomely easy and full of mouth ... Read More →

Sticky Bourbon Chicken with Rice - simple ingredients, extremely easy prep, WOWZA good. | pinchofyum.com

Sticky Bourbon Chicken with Rice

Hiiii. That? That's my life right there. That sticky bourbon chicken with rice on a blue plate/bowl basically sums it all up. No further comment. See it and believe it. Mardi Gras? Um, didn't even know it was, like, now. Or yesterday. When was it again? ... Read More →

Creamy Chicken Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole

Creamy Chicken Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole

Well don't cha know. This is soo tummy-rumbly-I'm-goonna-eat-the-whoole-thing good, ya shure you betcha. Being from Minnesota, I feel the need to represent my Midwestern culture here on the blog with things like casseroles. Or more accurately: express my ... Read More →

Super Easy Crockpot Shredded Pork - and a trick for getting those deliciously golden crispy bits! | pinchofyum.com

Super Easy Slow Cooker Pork

Pork in the crockpot is a totally foolproof win. Exhibit A: I am not much a meat-maker, grill master, stew lady, whatever you want to call it. I just don’t really cook meat that much, but when I do, I do pork in the crockpot. Without fail, it turns out so ... Read More →

Rainbow Chicken Salad with Almond Honey Mustard Dressing - freshly addicting. | pinchofyum.com

Rainbow Chicken Salad with Almond Honey Mustard Dressing

One thing I love: this dressing, which I am still licking off my fingers as I type this. TMI? One thing I Do Not Like: when I have to stay home alone. Example --> when Bjork goes on work trips. He got invited to go to an affiliate conference with a ... Read More →

Jalapeño Lime Chicken Soup - so many bright, fresh flavors in this quick and easy recipe. | pinchofyum.com

Jalapeño Lime Chicken Soup

Aaand we're back in business. I did a ton of cooking over this nice little holiday break, you know, the one where your kids and I get to stay home and never change out of their pajamas for two weeks because there's no school? I'm only half sorry that I ... Read More →

Crockpot Queso Chicken Chili with Roasted Corn and Jalapeño - loaded with veggies, super flavorful, perfect for chip dippin'. | pinchofyum.com

Queso Crockpot Chicken Chili with Roasted Corn and Jalapeño

Howdy hey! It's Monday and I have a load of Queso Crockpot Chicken Chili with Roasted Corn and Jalapeño leftovers waiting for me in the fridge, brought to my by a weekend of relaxing. I think we've already talked about this (Crockpot Chicken Wild Rice ... Read More →

Crockpot Chicken Wild Rice Soup - cozy homemade soup with hardly any prep. | pinchofyum.com

Crockpot Chicken Wild Rice Soup

I adore this soup. It's not really a secret because a) I'm from Minnesota, the homeland of things like creamy delicious Wild Rice Soup, b) I've only posted it at least seventeen other times on the blog, and c) WILD RICE. So this time the thing that makes ... Read More →

Simple San Marzano Pasta e Fagioli - this comforting dish is easy to prepare and FULL of flavor. Healthy, too! | pinchofyum.com

Simple San Marzano Pasta e Fagioli

This is the story of how I bought 5 ingredients from Trader Joe's and made one of my favorite dinners of all time. The story begins with Lunch Envy as I watched my friend and coworker eat her saucy baby pasta with all those tiny chopped veggies in that ... Read More →

Creamy Chicken Caesar Lasagna - my husband's new favorite! | pinchofyum.com

Creamy Chicken Caesar Lasagna

This post is sponsored by Marzetti® and Sway. My husband has a new favorite meal. It starts with Chicken Caesar and it ends with Lasagna, with layers of creamy spinach, sun dried tomatoes, and Mozzarella in between, and it is deeelish. When we were in ... Read More →

Quick and Easy Pizza Bread - perfect for making ahead and freezing so you can make individual servings later. Lots of veggies, kid-friendly, total comfort food, 375 calories. | pinchofyum.com

Quick and Easy Pizza Bread

Today I'm bringing one of my favorite Grandma recipes to the blog. I mean that literally this a real recipe, from my very real and wonderful Grandma, adapted a weensy bit and now being formally presented to you, blog friends. We got together with my ... Read More →

Skinny Spaghetti and Meatballs | pinchofyum.com

Skinny Spaghetti and Meatballs

This is my love language. Everything good (in this case: lean turkey veggie meatballs and smooth, tangy tomato sauce with fresh green herbs) tangled up in hot pasta and just exploding with color and texture. *closes eyes and purrs* I seriously love it. I ... Read More →

Honey Glazed Crockpot Chicken Adobo - simple pantry ingredients, hardly any hands-on time, 200 calories. | http://pinchofyum.com

Honey Glazed Crockpot Chicken Adobo

I'm asking myself if the current time of 6:12 am is too early to think about Honey Glazed Crockpot Chicken Adobo. Nope. NO way. I mean, it was not that long ago that I was literally WIDE AWAKE at 6am - miracle - not just writing about Honey Glazed ... Read More →

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Filipino Humba

Ok, so humba. I feel pretty comfortable calling this my favorite Filipino food, although it's a close tie between this and Pancit. It is officially my favorite favorite when it is made in that hot little kitchen half way up a bumpy mountain road by the CSC ... Read More →

HEALTHY JALAPEÑO SWEET POTATO CHICKEN CHILI

Healthy Jalapeño Sweet Potato Chicken Chili

You know those times where stuff just works? This is one of those times. I did not really know where I was headed when I started making this chili other than that I had a vision of something semi-spicy that could compliment that bag of blue corn + flax ... Read More →