Chris' Recipes

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Slow Cooker Chicken With Vegetables

When I know I’ve got a full day and still want a healthier option for dinner that will be quick and easy, but still taste good, I reach for the slow cooker.  Chicken is a good option as it always turns out moist and delicious prepared this way.  I prefer white meat and Bill likes the […]

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Our household loves Hummus!  We’ve been experimenting with making a variety of flavors and just think it’s an alternative, healthier option then the Ranch dressing we usually reach for as a veggie dip.  We have purchase hummus pre-made with roasted red peppers from the store, so I got to thinking, why not make our own? […]

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Mussels with Saffron Broth

Mussels are a type of shellfish. I prepared these Canadian Farmed variety before Christmas and am finally just getting to posting the recipe. I found them dirt cheap at Costco. Although I typically try to stay away from “farmed” fish, Mussel farming is, by definition, green and sustainable. Mussels cannot tolerate the discharge of sewage […]

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Stuffed Pablano Peppers

Bill and I eat a lot of stuffed peppers.  We wanted to change things up and I created these using Pablano peppers (pronounced “po-BLAH-no”) instead of the usual bell peppers.  They are a mild chili pepper that originated in the state of Puebla, Mexico.  They are used in one of my favorite Mexican classics; the chile relleno […]

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Mozzarella Sticks

If you’re looking for a simple, yet delicious appetizer that is a crowd pleaser, then give this recipe a try!  I wanted to come up with something that was a hit with my (grown up) kids recently.  And who doesn’t like cheese sticks?  I had some puff pastry in the freezer and decided to poke […]

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