Poultry

Lemony Orzo-Veggie Salad with Chicken

Can you remember your mother telling you to “eat your vegetables?” I can. I had an aversion to cooked carrots because they tasted mushy, and my mom regularly cooked them (to death). Thus I remember a lot of fights over cooked carrots. Fast forward to now: the subject at Weight Watchers meetings this week is […]

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Chicken Puttanesca with Pasta

Pasta Puttanesca, which literally translated means, in the style of the prostitute,* is a popular pasta dish that contains tomatoes, capers and kalamata olives. Puttanesca has a spicy reputation (pun intended) because traditionally it contains a liberal sprinkling of crushed red pepper flakes. Here, from the healthy cooks at Cooking Light, is a convenient, quick-cooking variation […]

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Bruschetta Chicken

Chicken breasts are a convenient, lean dinner choice but they can be so…yawn…boring. There’s a solution to that dinnertime dilemma:  bruschetta, the classic Italian tomato-basil topping that’s traditionally served on grilled bread. Skinless boneless chicken replaces the bread, transforming this into a delicious, non-boring, Weight Watcher friendly summer entree. It’s also super easy and lightning fast! The […]

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Barbecue Spice Rub for Chicken

I’ve grilled my share of chicken parts over the years. I’ve slathered them with bottled barbecue sauce, brined them in salty water, marinated them in olive oil and herbs, you name it. Fancy preparations usually yielded good if not unforgettable results, which means I never adopted one tried-and-true method for grilling terrific chicken, especially at a summer […]

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Rotisserie Chicken Salad with Strawberries

I meet people every day who say they eat out a lot because they hate to cook.  I get it. We’re busy. We’re distracted by the chaos of modern life (and politics!) and the last thing we want to be doing during our few hours of down time is to prepare a healthy dinner. Heaven forbid “healthy,” because healthy means […]

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