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    Coconut Curry Chicken

    This is one of my favorite weeknight meals – it’s pretty easy, it’s pretty quick, and it’s a crowd-pleaser. All three of my kids like it. Berkley (by far the pickiest of my children) went as far as to call it “her favorite chicken”… and coming from the child who basically lives on scrambled eggs and cereal, whoa! This curry dish a nice change of pace when you just can’t make spaghetti or tacos again. I serve mine with edamame. Enjoy! Coconut Curry Chicken  3 tbsp canola oil 1 large sweet onion, julienned 2 tsp minced garlic 2 to 3 tbsp curry powder 2 lbs chicken tenderloins, sliced into 1/2” pieces  1 tsp salt 1 tsp…

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    Shrimp Scampi over Creamy Parmesan Orzo

    I have stumbled upon a much easier, equally as tasty substitute for risotto – orzo.  I must admit that my orzo exposure has been limited to (cold) salads, but I decided to branch out the other night in an attempt to replicate my favorite flavors of risotto without the 30 minutes of stirring.  It was a success! This is definitely weeknight friendly, and was the perfect compliment to shrimp scampi.  The rich and creaminess of the orzo went perfectly with the acidity of the shrimp. This will certainly be a repeat meal in this house!  Hope you enjoy! Creamy Parmesan Orzo 1 1/3 cup orzo (half a box) 2 tbsp…