Chicken Gardiano

Two years ago I tried Olive Garden’s the Chicken Giardino. This “Grilled chicken and a medley of fresh vegetables, tossed with ruffled pappardelle pasta in a light chicken herb sauce” totally hit the spot! I was delighted to see that Olive Garden actually published the recipe on their website! It has since been taken down.…

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Olive Garden recently removed the Chicken Giardino Recipe from their website! I hope they will put it back soon. In the meantime, I looked for the original recipe and published below. CLICK HERE to see my cheaper, easier, and lower calorie version. Chicken Giardino – Easier recipe, inspired by Olive Garden Original Chicken Giardino Recipe…

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I do not like mangos, but I love what Mango Salsa does to an ordinary meal! I am still trying to perfect my mango salsa recipe. I am writing my base recipe here so I don’t forget. Ingredients: 10 ounces fresh cut mango (found in the grocery store fresh produce) substitution: use 14 ounce can…

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Dressing is one of my absolute favorite holiday foods! For years I marveled at all the talented cooks in my family combining so many flavorful ingredients into different versions of perfection. … It turns out dressing isn’t that hard to make after all. Cornbread dressing is highly customizable to your taste preferences. (and to the…

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I was looking for ideas to use up some leftover spinach when my neighbor shared this recipe for Keto Spinach Balls. Nobody in my house is doing the Keto thing, but there were non-keto directions too. I adjusted the recipe to match what was in my fridge, and now I’m fine-tuning until I find what…

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Frittatas are a convenient, yummy, and budget-friendly breakfast. These muffins are too much work to make just one or two on-demand. But they are excellent if you want to make a batch of something versatile to serve throughout the week. My Go-To Frittata Muffin Recipe Ingredients: (Makes 24 frittata muffins, about 120 calories each) 18…

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