Category Archives: Morning Mix

Maggie’s Monday Meals

Skillet Beef and Potatoes Sirloin strips with red potatoes and fresh rosemary are seriously amazing and ready in a flash. The key is precooking potatoes in the microwave to speed the process. — from Taste of Home Ingredients 1-1/2 pounds red potatoes (about 5 medium), halved and cut into 1/4-inch slices 1/3 cup water 1/2…Read more »

Maggie’s Monday Meals

We are not turning the oven on! Slow Cooker Poached Salmon Ingredients 2 cups water 1 cup dry white wine 1 lemon, thinly sliced 1 shallot, thinly sliced 1 bay leaf 5 to 6 sprigs fresh herbs, such as tarragon, dill, and/or Italian parsley 1 teaspoon black peppercorns 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 pounds skin-on salmon (or 4-6 fillets) Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Lemon wedges, coarse…Read more »

Maggie’s Monday Meals

Oven Barbecue Chicken   Ingredients   For the barbecue sauce   1 1/2 c. ketchup 1 c. light brown sugar 1/2 c. water 1/4 c. apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp. molasses 1 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. onion powder 1/4 tsp. ground mustard   For the chicken 3 lb. bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs, drumsticks, and breasts 2 large…Read more »

Maggie’s Monday Meals

Quick Grilled Oregano Chicken   When you need dinner in 20 minutes and you forgot to whip up the marinade Ingredients 1 Tablespoon Smoked Paprika 2 Teaspoons Fresh Oregano, chopped 1 Tablespoon of Garlic, minced fine 1/2 Teaspoon Salt Black Pepper 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Lemon, halved 2 Chicken Breasts, boneless, skinless Instructions Heat…Read more »

Maggie’s Monday Meals

Taco Dinner Mac N Cheese Cinco de Mayo is Sunday!   This hearty mac and cheese recipe combines the best of two of my favorite foods   Ingredients 1 (8-ounce) package elbow macaroni 1 pound ground beef 1 (1.25-ounce) envelope reduced-sodium taco seasoning mix 3/4 cup water 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2…Read more »

Maggie’s Monday Meals

Slow Cooker Honey Mustard Chicken   When I say “Crock Pot,” you think… of “cold winter dinners” …wrong!!  Throw all the ingredients together in the slow cooker and let the slow cooker do its magic! It’s a very quick and simple recipe that you can always depend on. Everyone will love its lightly sweet and incredible flavor!…Read more »

Maggie’s Monday Meals

Beer Can Chicken in Crockpot   INGREDIENTS 1 whole chicken 3/4 beer * 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp salt 1 tsp parsley 1 tsp basil 1/2 tsp pepper   DIRECTIONS Place chicken in Crock Pot, breast side down. Pour beer over chicken. Sprinkle spices on bird. Cover…Read more »

Maggie’s Monday Meals

Pork Loin Crockpot Roast   The beauty of this recipe is that it looks and tastes like a traditional oven roasted pork – but it’s made in the slow cooker. Entirely hands off cooking time, slow cooked to tender perfection and when you pull it out at the end, the sauce just needs a quick simmer to…Read more »

Maggie’s Monday Meals

Slow-Cooker Chicken Parmesan with Penne Pasta This easy updated take on Chicken Parmesan is perfect for a weeknight dinner. When you’re ready to eat, just cook the pasta, and brown the bread crumbs. Serve with a green salad for a complete meal. Ingredients 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 lb) * Tysons $1.89lb 1 jar/can…Read more »