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Orzo

Chicken & Orzo Salad

In Grilling, Healthy, Mediterranean, Poultry On April 6, 2012 0 Comments

I only recently discovered that I really enjoy orzo so I’ve been on the hunt for new recipes that include it.  I found this recipe for Chicken-Orzo Salad… Read More »

Cinnamon Buns

Easter Brunch Roundup

In Bakery, Brunch, Recipe Roundup On April 4, 2012 1 Comment

This Easter Sunday will be much different than others. Along with the help of my amazing boyfriend, I will be cooking brunch for his family.  I guess you… Read More »

Baked Enchiladas

Chicken Enchiladas

In Grilling, Healthy, Poultry, Southwest On April 3, 2012 0 Comments

I pretty much love Mexican food. It’s something that I could eat daily. Especially enchiladas.  I had been on the search for a good sauce for a while… Read More »

Brownie

Thin Mint Brownies

In Chocolate On April 2, 2012 4 Comments

The day they showed up on my desk I knew…I knew my diet would be downhill. I thought that Girl Scouts were supposed to be promoting healthy and… Read More »

Cilantro Lime Chicken

Recipe Swap

In Grilling, Healthy, Mediterranean, Poultry, Salad, Southwest On March 29, 2012 0 Comments

So Tuesday night I had planned to make this. (Cilantro Lime Chicken) And then I remembered that I had to use up this: So instead, I made this:… Read More »

Tex Mex Bowl

Tex-Mex Rice Bowl

In Beef, Southwest On March 28, 2012 0 Comments

First of all, I’d like to give a shout out to my frequent readers. Thanks for being so loyal and helping me get the blog off of the… Read More »

Macaroons

The Sweet Life

In Travel On March 27, 2012 0 Comments

There’s something about photos of food that I’ve always loved. I like capturing artistic pastries and the beautiful colors on the plate. I’m realizing now that taking photos… Read More »

Pizza

Pizza Dough

In Italian, Pizza On March 26, 2012 1 Comment

Ok, so I know I’m supposed to be trying to eat healthy and lose weight but there’s just something about the weekends that get me every time. The… Read More »

Arugula Salad

Chicken and Prosciutto Salad

In Poultry, Salad On March 23, 2012 0 Comments

As I mentioned earlier in the week, I’m trying to eat light and healthy for the next couple of weeks. The latest Cooking Light magazine showed up in… Read More »

Antipasti Misti

Food in the Windy City

In Travel On March 22, 2012 0 Comments

My travels haven’t taken me far as of late, however, this past weekend I was presented with the opportunity to visit Chicago. While New York currently has my… Read More »

Herb-Crusted Chicken and Parsley Orzo

Herb-Crusted Chicken and Parsley Orzo

In Healthy, Poultry On March 20, 2012 0 Comments

So I’m trying to get back to lighter healthy meals that don’t include 100s of ingredients or lengthy processes to create. The next couple of weeks will be… Read More »

Chipotle Barbecue Burgers with Slaw

Chipotle Barbecue Burgers with Slaw

In Beef, Burgers, Grilling, Sandwiches On March 19, 2012 0 Comments

Is it really grilling season? This unseasonable weather we have been having has been wonderful! Who would have thought that we’d be rolling out the grills and shorts… Read More »

Plate

Kung Pao Chicken

In Asian, Healthy, Poultry On March 15, 2012 2 Comments

While things continue to be crazy, I’ve been trying to find meals that are quickly put together and still are healthy. This Kung Pao Chicken dish from Cooking… Read More »

pie

A Not-So-Shepherd’s Pie

In Beef, Healthy, Southwest On March 13, 2012 0 Comments

So life has been a bit hectic lately and I’m sure that will continue throughout this month. Unfortunately last week I didn’t have much time to plan out… Read More »

steak & beans

Southwestern Steak & Pinto Beans

In Beef, Healthy, Southwest On March 8, 2012 2 Comments

There are a few nights during the week where I get home late and don’t have a lot of time to make dinner. Seriously, between work and the… Read More »

chicken sandwich

Grilled Chicken & Tapenade Sandwiches

In Healthy, Mediterranean, Poultry, Sandwiches On March 6, 2012 0 Comments

Again, Cooking Light has supplied me with this delicious recipe for Grilled Chicken and Tapenade Sandwiches. While fresh herbs make for the best flavor, substituting for dried herbs… Read More »

muffins

Lazy Sunday: Blueberry Muffin Edition

In Bakery, Fruit On March 4, 2012 2 Comments

After constantly nagging asking nicely for months, I was finally surprised at Christmas with my very own KitchenAid. And just in time, might I add, since someone recently… Read More »

meatballs in sauce

Grandma’s Meatballs

In Beef, Italian On March 2, 2012 3 Comments

One of my favorite recipes taken from my grandma’s cookbook is that of her meatballs. I remember as a kid going to her house every Sunday for lunch… Read More »

chipotle sloppy joe

Chipotle Sloppy Joe

In Beef, Healthy, Sandwiches On March 1, 2012 1 Comment

One of my weekly go-to recipes is the Chipotle Sloppy Joe one that I found on Cooking Light.  I really love a good sloppy joe on a cheap… Read More »

Lasagna Soup

Lighter Tastes Like Lasagna Soup

In Healthy, Italian, Soup On February 28, 2012 11 Comments

I’d like to take a second to introduce my new blog! Food n’ Focus was created as an outlet for me to share me love of cooking and… Read More »