Chicken · Healthy · Salads · sandwich

Lighter Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is one of my guilty pleasures. I don’t eat it often, mostly because of the whole calorie bomb factor, but I want to eat it all the time. A couple of months ago, after a tough day, I decided to throw caution to the wind and ordered a chicken salad hoagie from Wawa. It was… Continue reading Lighter Chicken Salad

Chicken · Comfort Food · Main Course · Uncategorized

Oven Roasted Chicken Shawarma with Garlic Sauce and Cucumber Tomato Salad

So let me preface this recipe by saying that I am by no means an authority on Middle Eastern cuisine nor am I an expert on the traditional means of cooking shawarma. What I DO know is that I am exceptionally glad that I can close my office door when I eat lunch, because I’m… Continue reading Oven Roasted Chicken Shawarma with Garlic Sauce and Cucumber Tomato Salad

Chicken · Main Course · Quick · Uncategorized

Cheesy Bacon Guacamole Chicken

By the time I’m halfway through the work week, I need all the help I can get. Is anyone available to do my laundry, pick up my dry cleaning, clean my house and maybe just do my job for me, too? No takers? Darn. I don’t know how those of you with kids do it.… Continue reading Cheesy Bacon Guacamole Chicken

Chicken · Dinner · Uncategorized

Caramelized Onion, Smoked Gouda and Bacon Stuffed Chicken Breasts

  I have to tell you, being a grown up is not nearly as fun, liberating or glamorous as I anticipated it would be when I was 10. 10 year old Diane was going to grow up to be the next Celine Dion, live in a ridiculous mansion and have zero obligations. She would always… Continue reading Caramelized Onion, Smoked Gouda and Bacon Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Chicken · Quick · Uncategorized

Simple Grilled Chicken with Pistachio Pesto

Oh, Monday. Back to work, back to reality, back to making smart food choices to atone for weekend indulgences. Drinks and dessert are weekend fare. Mondays call for lean protein and healthy greens. But healthy doesn’t mean boring. Case in point: this chicken, made crave worthy by a bright and fresh pistachio pesto. This is a… Continue reading Simple Grilled Chicken with Pistachio Pesto