Category Archives: Food

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki Recipe

Slow Cooker Chicken TeriyakiTrying to find healthy food that my husband will enjoy is a challenge for me because he’s a really picky eater. Luckily, this Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki recipe is one he enjoys.

My goal is to get more chicken into our dinners because eat way too much beef and fried foods. While it’s tasty, it’s not very healthy. Chicken is amazingly low on calories and fat. Continue reading

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Recipe

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos Personally, tacos are my favorite food. Well, my second favorite food. Spaghetti with meat sauce is my favorite food, but tacos are way easier to make…at least the Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Taco recipe is…I mean it’s right there in the name!

Anyway, I came up with this idea after eating some really tasty chicken tacos at a holiday party last year. The best part is that they were in a slow cooker! Continue reading

Recipe: No Mayo Chicken Salad Sandwich

No mayo chicken salad sandwich uses avocado insteadAbout 12 years ago, my sister concocted a recipe for chicken salad without mayonnaise. That’s right. For those of us who dislike mayo, there is a better alternative. Maybe this is paleo, maybe this is gluten-free, but Brenda threw together this recipe from things in her pantry before those buzzwords were all over social media and before social media.

What’s the mayonnaise replacement? Avocado. Holy crap this is one great sandwich.

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What is your chef style?

ChefStyleWhat is chef style?

I’m not talking about your rank in the kitchen, but the manner in which you behave in the kitchen.

Chef style: Cleaning

Do you clean up as you go along or do you make a giant mess and clean it up at the end?

Or maybe you are lucky enough to have a wonderful mate who doesn’t mind cleaning up your giant mess since you create such wonderful culinary delights. Continue reading

Have you heard of IT’S-IT ice cream sandwich?

Unless you’re from northern California, odds are you have no idea what I’m talking about and that’s sad.

IT'S-IT, WTF-Amy, ice cream, sandwich

I’m talking about the IT’S-IT ice cream sandwich…well, it’s the best ice cream sandwich,ever.

I’ve driven past the factory in the Bay Area and you can smell the oatmeal cookies baking.  Oh the cookies!

Add to that a big old scoop of ice cream.  My favorite was chocolate, but that was elusive.  Vanilla was the most common and so was mint for some reason.  Cappuccino was the back up for the chocolate. Continue reading