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    White Chicken Chili

    White chicken chili… yum, yum, yum! I’ve been making this chili for a couple of years and it continues to be a crowd pleaser. It’s a pretty simple recipe with no cream soups – just chicken stock and cream cheese to make it creamy. I made this yesterday because the cold and wet day had me craving something warm – it did the trick! And as I sit here eating the leftovers for lunch, I’m again warm and cozy and enjoying this yummy chili. White Chicken Chili 1 tbsp olive oil 1 large sweet onion, chopped 1 tsp minced garlic 3 cups shredded chicken (2-3 chicken breasts, boiled or about…

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    Mexican Shrimp with Cilantro Lime Rice

    Last night for dinner, I wanted to try something new with shrimp.  My go-to with shrimp is pasta or scampi, but I was wanting my weekly Mexican fix.  What to do, what to do…  So I decided on  shrimp with Mexican seasoning, sautéed with black beans, corn, salsa, lime juice and cilantro. I served it on top of copy-cat Chipotle cilantro lime rice. If I haven’t mentioned before, I LOVE Chipotle – one of my favorite places to eat. Good quality food, reasonable prices, and right across the street from my office makes it good and dangerous. But I digress. This meal qualifies for the 30-minute designation, so it’s definitely…

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    Chicken, Corn and Caramelized Onion Quesadillas

    These quesadillas were a last minute back-up plan that turned into a major success! My original plan for dinner was to make grilled chicken to go with the Guacamole Rice I’ve been craving, but the rain made me re-think using the grill.  And by the way, whoever came up with the concept of Guacamole Rice is a genius!  So I opted for quesadillas, using boiled chicken and veggies that were going to go bad in the fridge (my husband was so proud!!)  The sweetness of the corn and the caramelized onion really made this dish! Chicken, Corn and Caramelized Onion Quesadillas 3 sweet onions, julienned 1 tbsp olive oil 3…