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Roasted Olive & Tomato Chicken

Nonna Joann • February 17th, 2010 • Main Course

Roasted Olive & Tomato Chicken
This tangy chicken recipe is easy to make. Serve with broccoli and hard crusted whole-grain bread and you have a complete meal.
You’ll need:
3 pounds chicken thighs
2 pints grape tomatoes
1 lemon
1 head garlic
1 cup Kalamata olives (may use whole pitted black olives)
3 tablespoons olive oil
8 sprigs of thyme
Salt and pepper
Heat oven to [...]

Nonna’s Hot Chicken Wings

Nonna Joann • January 31st, 2010 • Main Course

One large package chicken wings (about 20)
¼ cup mango nectar (I used R.W.’s Mango Nectar)
¼ cup hot sauce* (I used Nando’s Hot Peri-Peri Sauce)
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon each:
garlic powder
onion powder
dried oregano
apple cider vinegar
1) Rinse chicken wings and pat dry. With poultry scissors, snip off the wing tips.
2) Mix all the [...]

Apricot-Salsa Chicken

Nonna Joann • November 29th, 2009 • Main Course

15-Minute Meal
Apricot-Salsa Chicken is so tasty, even picky eaters love it.
This sweet and sour sauce is colorful and easy to prepare.
Guests will never know that you spent only a few minutes cooking:
You’ll need:
4 boneless chicken breasts (sliced thin)
1/2 cup each:
Salsa (I use 505 Southwestern Organic Salsa)
Apricot Jam (I use Smucker’s Simply Fruit)
Red Wine (optional)
Salt & [...]

Italian Chicken Sticks

Nonna Joann • May 1st, 2008 • Main Course

Italian Chicken Sticks
You can feel good when you make these Italian Chicken Sticks, because they’re baked, not fried. These are guaranteed to please, not only your kids, but the gang when they come over to watch the game. Even the most picky eater will love these Italian Chicken Sticks! They’re also good to [...]

Mango Chicken

Nonna Joann • February 2nd, 2008 • Main Course

In a hurry?

Mango Chicken is not only tasty, but it’s a snap to make,
when you have already cooked brown rice in your refrigerator.
You’ll need:
2 large boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch strips
2 cups already cooked brown rice
3 tablespoons coconut oil
1 mango, peeled, pitted, and chopped into small pieces (Use a potato peeler to peel [...]

Papa’s Pizza

Nonna Joann • January 3rd, 2008 • Main Course

My dad was the best pizza-man in the world (well, at least in the U.S.). We often said that he should open up his own pizza parlor. Our family makes pizza in his memory. With the cost of everything going up, even a pizza can be an expensive dinner. The good news is that pizza [...]