Crispy Cod with Creamy Garlic Pasta + Mrs. Paul’s BOGO Sale Reminder

Crispy Cod with Creamy Garlic Parmesan Pasta

My guys love pasta so I am always trying to come up with new recipes to keep things exciting. After all, no one likes eating the same things over and over.

When I was little, my mom would often make a meal of fish sticks, boxed mac & cheese and green peas. Ok...so it wasn't exactly a gourmet meal but it was likely very economical and we weren't rolling in the moolah.  My boys won't touch the boxed mac and cheese and I have to admit, I haven't really craved it in a very long time either.

My recipe for Crispy Cod with Creamy Garlic Pasta is the kicked up version of that same recipe that I loved as a child. It's just as easy and is also very economical. Thanks to the new Mrs. Paul's Flavor Crusted Fillets, it comes together in a flash. I had dinner on the table in just 30 minutes and my guys devoured it!

Garlic-Herb-CodThis is a perfect time to try my recipe, remember we have that big BOGO sale on the Mrs. Paul's Flavor Crusted Fillets right now at Publix!

Mrs. Paul’s Fish Sticks or Fillets, Assorted Varieties, 10 to 24.6 oz (Excluding 18 ct, 10.1 oz Sticks and 6 ct, 11.4 oz Fillets), BOGO $5.99

You get a great price for a delicious dinner option that's so easy to prepare. Mrs. Paul's Flavor Crusted Fillets are made from 100% Real Fish Fillets that are lightly coated with flavorful combination of panko crust & blend of flavorful seasonings. You simply pop them in your oven and let them bake - that's it!

This is a recipe that both adults and kids will love. The taste is delicious and you'll love how easy dinner comes together. Give this recipe a try and let me know what you think!

Crispy Cod with Creamy Garlic Pasta
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 4 Mrs. Paul's Garlic Herb Cod Fillets
  • 8 - 10 oz spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • ¾ cup chicken broth
  • ¾ heavy cream
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • salt & pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Bake the 4 Mrs. Paul's Garlic Herb Cod Fillets according to package instructions.
  2. Cook the pasta according to package instructions, drain and set aside.
  3. About 10 minutes before the fish is ready, prepare the cream sauce by melting the butter in a large skillet.
  4. Add the garlic and cook over medium low for 2 minutes, stirring frequently so it doesn't burn.
  5. Add the flour and cook for 1 - 2 minutes.
  6. Whisk in the chicken broth and cream and cook over medium low heat until bubbly and the sauce begins to thicken.
  7. Pour in the peas and parmesan cheese and cook until the peas are heated through.
  8. Add the parsley and season with salt and pepper.
  9. Toss with the hot pasta and serve with the cooked fish fillets.
Notes
If sauce gets too thick, whisk in a little extra chicken broth.

Be sure to take advantage of the sale and if you come up with your own tasty recipe, why not share it on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest using #gofishtonight.

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Chipotle Chicken Meatballs & Heads Up On Upcoming National Hummus Day Fun!

Chipotle Chicken Meatballs

I don't think it's a secret that I have a house full of meatball loving guys. I think you guys also know that I am a bit of a Sabra Hummus addict. I eat it on just about anything...I have been known to just spread it on a lettuce leaf and roll it up as a little mid-afternoon snack. Yes...it's delicious--give it a try!!

Naturally when the folks at Sabra asked me to come up with a recipe, what do you think I came up with? Something that appealed to everyone in my house - Chipotle Chicken Meatballs!

It took me a couple of attempts to get it right. Let me tell you that final batch came out just perfectly. These are not your everyday boring meatballs. They are packed with flavor yet still quick and easy to prepare. Plus, they are crazy versatile. You can use them in a pasta dish, toss them on a hoagie with or even serve them as a yummy appetizer. One batch makes a ton of meatballs and your whole family will love them.

Now, I started out trying to make them super healthy so at first, I used ground chicken breast. The texture just wasn't working for me. Honestly guys, these are meatballs and you really need a little bit of fat so just get regular ground chicken not ground chicken breast or your meatballs will be too dry! Ground chicken is still lower in fat and calories than many of your other proteins so this is still a better for you recipe.

Another tip that will help you is to pull out your trusty cookie scoop. Not only does this speed up the meatball making process but you get meatballs that are all the same size so they'll cook evenly. Just scoop out all your meatballs with your scoop and then wet your hands to give your meatballs that final shaping. Wet hands are the key...the meat won't stick and you'll be able to round them perfectly!

ChipotleIt's a great time to try this recipe. Did you know that May 21st is National Hummus Day? Sabra will be handing out some great coupons and you might remember that we have a big BOGO sale in the Publix ad that starts on Thursday! Yep...Sabra coupon + BOGO sale = FANTASTIC DEAL!!

I'll give you a reminder to grab your coupons but I wanted to give you a chance to check out the recipe so you could plan your menu.

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Chipotle Chicken Meatballs
 
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Serves: 32 meatballs
Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • ½ cup Sabra Chipotle Hummus
  • ½ cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375º F.
  2. Add all ingredients to a large bowl and mix well until combined.
  3. Form into ½ inch meatballs using a cookie scoop.
  4. Wet your hands and roll each meatball around a few times to give the final round shape.
  5. Spray a rack with cooking spray and place on a cookie sheet (you can also cook directly on a sheet pan sprayed with cooking spray)
  6. Place each meatball on the rack and bake at 375º F for about 20 minutes or until cooked through.
  7. Serve with your favorite pasta, on a hoagie or with more Sabra hummus for dipping!

This post is brought to you by the folks at Sabra. All comments and opinions are my own.

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Best Ever Juicy Burgers Recipe Using Hellmann’s Mayonnaise – BOGO Sale This Week At Publix!

Best Ever Juicy BurgersMy house is the place to be during the summer. On any given weekend, there will be anywhere from 10 - 25 people hanging out in my backyard.

The kids splash and have fun while the adults spend the day relaxing and socializing by the pool. After a full day of fun in the sun, there's nothing better than a big tasty burger from the grill. I just happen to make some of the most delicious burgers you'll ever eat.

The recipe that I use requires just 4 ingredients...but it makes the most incredible burgers. I think the name says it all - Best Ever Juicy Burgers. All you need is some ground beef, bread crumbs, an envelope of Lipton® Onion Soup Mix and some Hellmann's® Real Mayonnaise. It's a simple recipe but the taste is out of this world.

I have to admit I was a little curious at how these would turn out. You guys know that my husband is the mayo addict - not me! I decided to whip these up for our first cookout a few weeks ago. I grilled the burgers plus a couple of packs of hot dogs. Folks were coming back for seconds only to be disappointed to find the full plate of hot dogs were all that were left. The burger plate had been wiped out!

Now, I make sure that I make a big batch of burgers so that folks are sure to have seconds if they want it! It's amazing that the simple addition of mayonnaise to the ground beef makes a deliciously juicy burger every time!

Hellmann's PublixI have great news...it's the perfect time to stock up for the summer barbecue season! We have a BOGO sale starting tomorrow at Publix. Grab an awesome deal on your favorite varieties of Hellmann's® Mayonnaise in the Publix ad that runs 5/14 to 5/20 (5/13 - 5/19 for some). Here's the deal -

Hellmann’s® Mayonnaise, Real, Light, or Olive Oil, 20 oz, BOGO $4.99

Each jar of America's #1 Mayonnaise is made with real, simple ingredients: eggs, oil and vinegar. With the sale you can stock up at a fantastic price. Be sure to grab a couple of jars when you shop this week then try out the recipe.

Call up a bunch of friends, whip up a batch of the Best Ever Juicy Burgers and you'll be the hit of the party too.

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Best Ever Juicy Burgers
 
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • ½ cup Hellmann’s® Real Mayonnaise
  • ½ cup plain dry bread crumbs
  • 1 envelope Lipton® Recipe Secrets® Onion Soup Mix
  • 2 lbs. ground beef (or ground turkey)
  • 8 hamburger buns
Instructions
  1. Combine mayonnaise, bread crumbs and soup mix in bowl.
  2. Mix mayonnaise mixture into ground beef; shape into 8 patties.
  3. Grill or broil until done.
  4. Serve burgers on buns.
*TIP: If using ground turkey, oil grill or broiler pan before cooking.
Notes
*For a delicious creamy barbecue sauce topping, combine ¼ cup BBQ sauce with ½ cup Hellmann's® Real Mayonnaise. Spoon on juicy burgers and enjoy!

Recipe from Hellmann's

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“Chocolate Dipped Strawberry” Yogurt Drops With Carnation Breakfast Essentials® + Breakfast Across America Reminder!

Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Yogurt Drops

With two hungry boys I am always trying to come up with easy and delicious snacks. By the time they get home from school they are starving. I've learned to be prepared so that when they walk in the door I have good options so they don't even think to ask for the junk. I have a special drawer dedicated specifically to after-school snacks. There's also a section of the fridge where they can look if there's nothing in the drawer that floats their boat. This week I added a frozen treat to their list of options!

For some reason my boys love cold snacks and treats. They will go for things like ice cream, frozen yogurt, and popsicles over a candy bar any day. Maybe it's because it gets so hot here in the South? There's nothing like a cold treat to cool you off and satisfy your sweet tooth all at the same time!

I happen to have an excess amount of strawberries in my refrigerator. Chocolate covered strawberries were my first thought but of course my hips decided that might not be the best idea. I looked in my pantry and spotted the Carnation Breakfast Essentials® and suddenly...chocolate covered strawberries were still a possibility! It took me a couple of attempts but my boys decided that my final version was "absolutely yummy!"

Of course you can simply freeze plain yogurt and it's delicious but this is the kicked up, super tasty version! My"Chocolate Dipped Strawberry" Yogurt Drops version combines vanilla yogurt, Carnation Breakfast Essentials® and fresh strawberries.

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They are so easy to make. All you need is a blender and maybe 5 minutes to drop them out on a pan. The hard part is waiting for them to freeze. After an hour or so in the freezer, you get a delicious, melt in your mouth yogurt drop that is so refreshing! Perfect for an after-school snack or really any time of the day. This is a better for you snack that your kids will absolutely love...that is if you don't eat them all before they get home!

Now, while these are very kid friendly these are fantastic for all ages. They are great when you are craving something sweet but want to keep the fat and calories low. Make a batch and let me know what you think.

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"Chocolate Dipped Strawberry" Yogurt Drops
 
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  • ½ cup lowfat vanilla yogurt
  • ⅓ cup Rich Milk Chocolate Flavor Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Powder
  • ½ cup fresh strawberries, washed & hulled
Instructions
  1. Blend all ingredients together until smooth.
  2. Use a spoon to drop about ¼ teaspoon sized droplets of the mixture onto a parchment lined sheet pan.
  3. Freeze for 1 - 2 hours or until frozen solid.
  4. Peel off the parchment and enjoy!
  5. Store in a container or plastic bag in the freezer.
Notes
If you prefer you can use a storage bag with a corner snipped or a decorating bag and tip to pipe the mixture onto the parchment lined pan.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 4 Calories: 101 Fat: 1 g Carbohydrates: 21g Sugar: 16g Sodium: 61 g Protein: 3 g

CBE_50yrs_lockup[1]With the great deal on Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, it's a great time to whip these babies up! We have a sale in the current Advantage Buy flyer and there is also that great promo going that I shared a while back! As a reminder, your purchase will allow you to give a free breakfast to a loved one + help those in need + earn you a high value coupon!

Here's a reminder...

  1. Simply pick up two Carnation Breakfast Essentials® products in one transaction at Publix between 4/26 - 6/30.
  2. Snap a photo of your receipt and text with keyword BREAKFAST to 811811 (email or upload options available too- see below)
  3. You'll receive a confirmation and text instructions that includes a link that will allow you to send a FREE breakfast to a friend (in form of a coupon with max value of $7.99)

If you don't want to text your receipt, you can also email a clear photo of your receipt to redeem@CarnationFreeBreakFast.com, or upload your image HERE. They have made it super easy to share a FREE breakfast with someone you love!

feeding americaRemember this is part of the Breakfast Across America promotion. Don't forget that when you share that free breakfast with a loved one, Carnation Breakfast Essentials® will make a donation to Feeding America to feed those in need!

Carnation Breakfast Essentials Powder 8 - 10 ct, 2/$9 (sale through 5/15)
-$2/2 Carnation Breakfast Essentials Nutritional Products Printable [Boxes, canisters or multipacks]
-$3/2 Carnation Instant Breakfast, 04/26 SS (exp 6/21) [Boxes, canisters or multipacks]
-$1/1 Carnation Breakfast Essentials Complete Nutritional Product printable
-$2/2 Carnation Breakfast Essentials Nutritional Product printable 
Just $3 each after coupon!

Grab your coupons then pick up a couple of boxes. Don't forget to hang on to your receipt and share the love!

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Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookie Dough Dip & Reminder To Get Great Deals On Toufayan Products At Publix!

Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookie Dough Dip

The folks at Toufayan sent me some of their new products for my upcoming festivities. I have a post Cinco de Mayo party this weekend and their Gluten Free Chili Lime Pita Chips will be perfect with my guac and Easy Black Bean Dip.

Of course Mother's Day is also this weekend and I was trying to come up with something to make for my mom. She'll be here for the party and is staying to hang out with me on Mother's Day too. When I saw the bag of Gluten Free Salted Caramel Pita Chips I knew exactly what I was going to make to go with them...my Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookie Dough Dip. Oh my...this stuff is to die for!

It's a super easy recipe and while it's not exactly like cookie dough. You can scoop this dip to your heart's content with no fear of eating raw eggs! This is another one of those recipes that I can only make when I know I am having company. If I dared make it otherwise, I might eat the whole bowl all by myself!

toufayan SaltedCaramel_Naturally I had to do a test run just to make sure that everything would turn out right. I invited a few buddies over to be my guinea pigs. Those Toufayan Gluten Free Salted Caramel Pita Chips were phenomenal with the dip. It was the perfect taste combination and just right for dipping.  I almost can't wait for this weekend!

Remember you can pick up so many fantastic Toufayan products at Publix. I love them for the taste and for the value! You can choose from the Flatbreads, Wraps, Pita Bread, Mini Pitettes, Smart Bagels, Smart Pockets and more. Look for them in the deli section when you shop at Publix.

toufayan pitaDon't forget that starting tomorrow (today for some), we have a big BOGO on the pita breads in the Publix ad!

  • Toufayan Pita Bread, Assorted Varieties, 12 oz (Excluding Toufayan Low Carb Pita), BOGO $1.39

Yep, that means you get 12 oz package of pita for just 70¢ each...that's a fantastic deal! I love to stock my freezer with Toufayan products and just pull them out as I need them.

I bet mom would love a delicious Asian Chicken Salad Wrap for brunch or maybe a Chicken Gyro. Don't forget to grab the pita chips and whip up my cookie dough dip too. Pick up great deals on Toufayan at Publix and show mom that she deserves to be celebrated!

Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookie Dough Dip
 
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  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2½ tablespoons brown sugar
  • ¾ cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips, semi-sweet
  • ¼ cup pecans, chopped
  • Toufayan Gluten Free Salted Caramel Pita Chips
Instructions
  1. Beat the cream cheese and butter together until light and creamy.
  2. Add in the sugar and vanilla then mix until combined.
  3. Fold in the chocolate chips and pecans.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  5. Serve with Toufayan Gluten Free Salted Caramel Pita Chips

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Healthy And Delicious Chicken Tostadas With Tyson Grilled & Ready Chicken

Chicken Tostadas

Last week I shared my favorite Mexican Chicken Lime Soup recipe using Tyson Grilled & Ready Chicken. Today I wanted to share another recipe that would be great for your Cinco de Mayo festivities - Chicken Tostadas.

Like my soup, this recipe is packed with flavor but easy on the waist line. It's quite simple to adapt those calorie laden Mexican recipes and make them better for you. For this recipe, I choose cheese made with 2% milk and pick up low fat sour cream for my husband. In place of refried beans, I use hearty black beans. Plus with all white meat chicken, lettuce, fresh pico de gallo and creamy avocado, this meal is flavor intense!  I promise, you'll never miss all those extra calories! Plus, you'll love the fact that you can put this together in a flash. It's the perfect weeknight meal...especially since Cinco de Mayo falls on a Tuesday this year!

With Tyson Grilled & Ready Chicken, you simply heat and serve. It's fully cooked and ready when you need it. If you have your pico de gallo ready ahead of time, you'll have dinner on the table in minutes. This is one of those meal where it's really just a matter of putting everything out and letting everyone assemble their own tostada.

Tyson Grilled and Ready line provides flavorful, fully cooked, all white meat chicken products. They are 98% fat free and contain no preservatives. Perfect for a quick and healthy meal in just minutes!tostadas ingredients

Healthy And Delicious Chicken Tostadas With Tyson Grilled & Ready Chicken
 
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Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 bags Tyson Grilled & Ready Fajita Chicken Strips
  • 8 tostada shells
  • 1 can black beans
  • pinch of cumin
  • lettuce, shredded
  • 2% Mexican cheese, shredded
  • avocado, sliced
  • 6 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves, chopped
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and minced
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper
  • sour cream if desired
Instructions
  1. Prepare the pico de gallo by mixing the tomatoes, onion, garlic, jalapeño, cilantro, lime juice and salt and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. Prepare the black beans by pouring off about half of the liquid from the can. Empty into a pot and heat over medium low.
  3. Season with a pinch of cumin and mash until a creamy consistency.
  4. Heat the tostada shells and the Tyson Grilled & Ready Chicken.
  5. Assemble the tostadas by spreading a thin layer of black beans, top with chicken, lettuce, cheese, avocado, pico de gallo and sour cream.

tyson grilled & ready Publix couponDon't forget that we have a big Tyson Grilled & Ready Publix Digital coupon to load. Be sure to head over and clip your coupon and you’ll save a buck on any of the delicious varieties of your choice. Then you just have to decide whether you want to make my soup or a batch of tostadas...decisions, decisions?!

Fully Cooked and ready when you are.  There’s always time to eat right with Tyson Grilled and Ready products.  Look for other recipes at Tyson.com. Be sure to load your Publix Digital coupon and save when you shop at Publix.

This post is brought to you by the folks at Tyson. All comments and opinions are my own.

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Strawberry-Lime Poke Cake Made With Sara Lee Pound Cake – Celebrate With Mom!

Strawberry Lime Poke Cake

You know, Mother's Day is just around the corner. I always tell my boys that Mother's day should span an entire week. I certainly wouldn't mind that extra attention.

It's one of my favorite days of the year. My boys give me lots of hugs and kisses but they also handle all the cooking and cleaning. That's such a nice change of pace. The best part? All of my guys are happy to pitch in...well, at least for one day! They know that being a mom is one of the hardest jobs and they are happy to celebrate with me. So...what's a celebration without a sweet treat?

I always try to have ideas for the guys that don't require any cooking. My go-to option is always a Sara Lee Pound Cake. There's nothing better than a slice with some whipped cream and fresh strawberries. It's quick, easy and absolutely delicious. I get a Mother's Day treat without being left with a sink full of dishes to clean up the next day.

Sara-Lee-All-Butter-Pound-CakeYou can count on Sara Lee frozen desserts to help make your Mother’s Day celebration even more special.

Sara Lee frozen desserts are made with real, quality ingredients. They can be enjoyed simply ‘as-is’ or easily customized with your favorite ingredients to provide delicious, time-saving solutions whenever you need a sweet treat.

I have a fantastic recipe that would be perfect for mom. My Strawberry-Lime Poke Cake is super simple but is a beautiful presentation that will have mom smiling ear to ear. Get the kids in the kitchen and let them help you. They'll have fun poking holes in the cake and of course seeing the results once the cake is cut.

Anyone can make this one. The only cooking required is to boil water and you can do that in the microwave! Print this recipe off and have your husband throw on an apron. You'll love the taste and he'll love how simple it is thanks to Sara Lee!

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  • 1 family size Sara Lee Pound Cake (16 oz)
  • 1 3 oz box of strawberry gelatin
  • ½ cup water, boiling
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 lime (zest and juice) + extra lime for garnish
  • 1 cup strawberries, chopped + extra for garnish
Instructions
  1. Using a bread knife, cut the pound cake in half lengthwise.
  2. Use a fork or skewer to poke holes in the cut sides of each half of the cake.
  3. Dissolve the gelatin into the boiling water.
  4. Pour the gelatin over the cake.
  5. Allow to chill about one hour.
  6. To make the frosting, place the heavy cream and powdered sugar in your stand mixer and mix on low for 3 minutes.
  7. Add the zest of the lime and the juice (about 1 tablespoon) and beat on high until stiff peaks form.
  8. Remove ½ cup of the frosting and mix with the chopped strawberries then spread over the bottom layer of the Sara Lee Pound Cake.
  9. Add the top layer then frost with the remaining frosting.
  10. Garnish with extra strawberries and limes.

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Easy and delicious dessert recipes to make mom proud can be found at SaraLeeDesserts.com or on the Sara Lee Desserts Facebook and Pinterest pages.

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Mexican Chicken Lime Soup – Healthy & Delicious With Tyson Grilled & Ready Chicken

Mexican Chicken Lime Soup

You guys know I love Mexican food. Often Mexican food gets a bad rap as being unhealthy and bad for you. That doesn't have to be the case. There are a ton of great options...you just have to make smart choices!

Cinco de Mayo is coming up soon so I thought I would share one of my favorite recipes ever - Mexican Chicken Lime Soup.

Am I the only person who goes to a Mexican restaurant and orders soup? Seriously I love this stuff. Long ago whenever we'd go out to dinner at our favorite Mexican place, I'd have it for dinner and then get a big to-go container so that I could have it as leftovers during the week too.

When I inquired how my restaurant made the soup, I was shocked at how easy it is to put together. After a few attempts, I came up with a delicious version with only a few ingredients. Now I don't have to go to my favorite Mexican place, I just make a big pot and enjoy it at home whenever I want.

Thanks to Tyson Grilled & Ready Chicken, I can have the soup prepped in less than 10 minutes then it's just a matter of letting it simmer. The Tyson Grilled & Ready Fajita Chicken Breast Strips are perfect for this recipe. They are already perfectly seasoned so all I have to do is just open the bag, chop the chicken and toss it in my soup.

Tyson Grilled and Ready line provides flavorful, fully cooked, all white meat chicken products. They are 98% fat free and contain no preservatives. See...easy and healthy! I told you it was possible.

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Mexican Chicken Lime Soup
 
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  • 6 oz pkg. Tyson Grilled & Ready Fajita Chicken Breast, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, seeds removed & chopped
  • 48 oz chicken broth
  • 1 pound tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 limes, juices (about 2 tablespoons)
  • ½ cup Cilantro leaves, chopped + more for serving
  • Avocado, cut into chunks
  • Additional Limes for serving
Instructions
  1. Heat the oil in a large pot and sauté the onions, celery, garlic and jalapeños for 3 - 5 minutes until softened.
  2. Add the chicken broth, tomatoes, cumin, oregano and chopped Tyson Grilled & Ready chicken.
  3. Simmer for 45 minutes.
  4. Stir in the lime juice and cilantro and cook for 5 more minutes.
  5. Serve the soup topped with avocado and additional cilantro and lime if desired.

Don't forget that we have a big Tyson Grilled & Ready Publix Digital coupon to load. Be sure to head over and clip your coupon and you’ll save a buck on any of the delicious varieties of your choice. Then you can whip up some of my soup and save a little moolah too!

Fully Cooked and ready when you are.  There’s always time to eat right with Tyson Grilled and Ready products.  Look for other recipes at Tyson.com. Be sure to load your Publix Digital coupon and save when you shop at Publix.

This post is brought to you by the folks at Tyson. All comments and opinions are my own.

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Peppercorn & Garlic Pork Tenderloin Salad – Quick & Easy With Smithfield Marinated Pork

 

Peppercorn & Garlic Pork Tenderloin Salad--You guys are always asking for quick and easy dinner suggestions and today I have the perfect recipe that will take you less than 20 minutes from start to finish!

It starts with Smithfield Marinated Pork. This salad uses the Peppercorn & Garlic Tenderloin which pairs perfectly with the the other ingredients in this meal. The tenderloin is perfectly seasoned so you don't have to worry about taking time to marinade the meat. You don't even have to add salt or anything. You simply slice it, add it to the pan and it cooks up in just minutes. Then just put together a salad and what did I tell you...20 minutes to dinner. Heck, you'll even have time to set the table too!

The great thing about this recipe is that it offers something for everyone. The hearty meat is packed with bold flavor. Paired with the lightness of the salad, it's really is a perfect warm weather meal. If you wanted to change it up a bit you could also grill the Smithfield tenderloin and it would be phenomenal.

Smithfield Marinated Pork products are perfect for a delicious artisan meal that is easy yet sure to impress. Ready to enjoy in 20 to 30 minutes, they are the perfect solution for busy families on the go. Instead of doing takeout, throw one of the tenderloins, roasts or filets on the grill or in the oven and you have a delicious, perfectly seasoned home-cooked meal.

Smithfield couponBe sure to load the big Publix digital coupon and you’ll have a meal that’s easy on the wallet too!

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Peppercorn & Garlic Pork Tenderloin Salad
 
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  • Smithfield Peppercorn & Garlic Pork Tenderloin
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon honey dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Mixed lettuce greens, washed
  • Cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Pears, cut into thin slices
  • Toasted walnuts, chopped
  • Blue cheese, crumbled
Instructions
  1. Make your balsamic dressing by placing the honey, honey dijon mustard, salt, pepper, garlic, balsamic vinegar & olive oil in a bowl and whisk together until emulsified, set aside.
  2. Cut the Smithfield Peppercorn & Garlic Pork Tenderloin into ½ inch medallions.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  4. Pan sear the pork medallions for about 3 minutes until golden brown then flip and cook an addition 3 - 4 minutes until cooked through (until internal temp is 150º.) Remove to plate and keep warm.
  5. Add the lettuce to a large bowl or plate and top with the tomatoes, pears, walnuts and blue cheese.
  6. Add the cooked pork and drizzle with the prepared balsamic dressing.

Give the recipe a try and let me know what you think. It really is perfect for those crazy busy nights when you need dinner on the table in a flash.

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Portobello Mushroom Pork with Creamy Pasta – Quick & Easy With Smithfield Marinated Pork

Portobello Mushroom Pork with Creamy Pasta

This is the busiest time of year for me. It takes a lot of planning to make sure that I can get my guys everywhere they need to be each afternoon. Often we have two or three different places to be after school.

Even though we are busy, I still want to put a good meal on the table on weeknights. Fast food is really not an option. If I turned to the drive thru every time life got hectic, I'd be totally broke! The solution is a little planning and cooking meals that are quick and easy!

Have you guys tried the new Smithfield Marinated Pork products yet? I've made several of the pork loin filets and tenderloins and all were a hit with my guys! All you need are a few sides and dinner is done in about 20 - 30 minutes! My guys love the way that they taste and I love that fact that all I have to do is preheat my oven, place the pork on a pan and set a timer. These babies are fool proof and a perfect way to have dinner on the table in a flash!

I thought I'd share a great recipe that I came up with that is perfect for a busy week night. It's kid friendly and I love it because it offers plenty of leftovers.

Smithfield couponBe sure to load the big Publix digital coupon and you'll have a meal that's easy on the wallet too!

Smithfield Pork Loin Filet

Portobello Mushroom Pork with Creamy Pasta
 
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • Smithfield Portobello Mushroom Pork Loin Filet
  • 16 oz pasta - I like a spiral shape for this recipe
  • 4 slices Smithfield Bacon
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 8 oz portabello mushrooms
  • 1 cup half & half
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ⅔ cup green peas
  • ¼ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • salt & pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook the Smithfield Portobello Mushroom Pork Loin Filet according to package instructions (Roast at 425 degrees F for approximately 20 minutes per pound or until meat thermometer registers 160 degrees F internal meat temperature.)
  2. While the roast is cooking, cook the pasta according to package instructions, reducing the cook time by 2 minutes. Once done, drain and set aside.
  3. While the roast and pasta are cooking, fry the bacon in a large skillet until brown and crisp.
  4. Remove to a paper lined plate to drain. Crumble once cooled.
  5. Pour off all but a tablespoon of the bacon fat and add the onion and mushrooms.
  6. Cook on medium high heat for 5 - 7 minutes or until the mushrooms begin to turn golden brown.
  7. Add the half & half, chicken broth, peas and pre-cooked pasta.
  8. Cover and cook for 8 minutes.
  9. Stir in the parmesan cheese and crumbled bacon.
  10. One the pork filet has rested, slice and serve over the creamy pasta.

Smithfield Marinated Pork products are perfect for a delicious artisan meal that is easy yet sure to impress. Ready to enjoy in 20 to 30 minutes, they are the perfect solution for busy families on the go. Instead of doing takeout, throw one of the tenderloins, roasts or filets on the grill or in the oven and you have a delicious, perfectly seasoned home-cooked meal.

This post is brought to you by the folks at Smithfield. All comments and opinions are my own.

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