Barbecue Chicken with Mac n’ Cheese

Tender chicken thighs coated in sticky-sweet barbecue sauce, with a cheesy mac on the side (and some greens too) probably doesn’t sound possible for a work week meal – certainly, it would take some time to put that together. My cravings one night after work for barbecue chicken helped me to find a way. IContinue reading “Barbecue Chicken with Mac n’ Cheese”

Ham and Cheese Penne

A creamy béchamel flavored with Parmesan cheese and black pepper sauces ham and peas in this penne pasta dish for one. Why it works This was one of those nights when I hadn’t set aside any protein to defrost and had mainly pantry ingredients available to throw together a quick dinner. It was ham toContinue reading “Ham and Cheese Penne”

Chicken with Squash and Red Bell Peppers

Tender strips of chicken breast are seasoned and sautéed, then tossed with pasta, vegetables and a light cream sauce for an easy one dish complete meal. I’m working a mix of remote and on-site work schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but actually have this week off. I decided to stay home and repaint myContinue reading “Chicken with Squash and Red Bell Peppers”

Sausage and Kale Mac n’ Cheese

Mac n’ cheese becomes dinner with crispy sausage and a lot of healthy kale.  The mustard powder is optional, but I find that it brings out a buttery flavor in the cheese sauce.  This recipe is for two servings, because an extra serving carries very well in a food storage container to be reheated theContinue reading “Sausage and Kale Mac n’ Cheese”