Chicken Thighs w/ Sage Jus and Zucchini

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 30 minutes Serving Size: 4 Podcast Recommendation: This American Life: Seriously? This American Life tackles crazy aspects of politics 2016. Ingredients: 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs garlic salt and ground black pepper 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (or other high smoking point oil) 2 shallots, minced 1 garlic clove, minced […]

Spicy-ish Chicken Veggie Soup with Wild Rice

Podcast Recommendation: Fresh Air: David Carr Called Himself ‘Part Pirate, Part Thug’ But Also ‘A Decent Person’ (NY Times media columnist David Carr, who passed away on Feb. 12th, 2015, talks about his work as a journalist and also as a former crack cocaine addict.) Servings: 3-4 Prep Time: 8-10 minutes | Cook Time: 1 hour Ingredients: 6 […]

Skinny Alfredo and Buffalo Alfredo Baked Chicken Rollups

Podcast Recommendation: This American Life: I Was So High (This episode encompasses various stories about people who are high on drugs in everyday settings like home and work and how little awareness we have of it, especially if we don’t go looking for it. Notable hilarious 6 minute story about Wyatt Cenac’s first time eating a pot […]

Chicken Zucchini Soup with Bacon

Podcast Recommendations: (1) BBC Documentaries: The New Knights of Russia (a reporter covers Russia’s radical nationalists fighting in eastern Ukraine for Novorossiya, or New Russia, and a dream of empires past) in light of American officials’ statements that the US is considering supplying arms to Ukrainian forces. (2) CSPAN Podcasts of the Week: U.S. Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch Senate […]

Chicken-Fried Steak with Bacon

Podcast Recommendation: National Constitutional Center: Judicial Rulings and the Evaluation of Laws; StartUp Podcast: #12 Burnout Servings: 2 Prep Time: 45 minutes | Cook Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1/4 cup cornstarch 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 3/4 teaspoon baking powder dash garlic salt (I used Trader Joe’s garlic salt […]

Baked Pesto Chicken Parmesan with Crushed Red Pepper

Servings: 2 Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 30-35 minutes Ingredients: 2 pieces chicken breast 1/3 cup pesto (I used pesto from the Wegmans Mediterranean food bar) 1/2 cup tomato-based pasta sauce (I used Wegmans brand tomato basil sauce) garlic salt (I used Trader Joe’s garlic salt grinder) 1.5 teaspoon ground black pepper 4 ounces mozzarella […]