Chicken and Shallots


4 Chicken thighs
1 tbsp flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 tbsp butter
6 shallots, chopped
1 cup white wine
1 tbsp dijon mustard
2 sprigs tarragon
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved.


1) Coat 4 Chicken thighs with 1 tbsp flour, 1 tsp salt, and 1 tsp pepper.

2) In cast iron skillet, brown the chicken in 1 tbsp butter until crisp on all sides (doesn’t need to be fully cooked). Set aside.

3) Add 6 chopped shallots to the same pan and sauté until soft (10 min). Add 1 cup white wine, 1 tbsp dijon mustard, and 2 sprigs tarragon. Add chicken thighs, cover pan and simmer for 30 min.

4) Remove lid and simmer for additional 15-20 min so sauce thickens. Add 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes and serve.


9 Lasagna Noodles
1lb Beef
1/2 onion, diced
32oz cottage cheese
1 egg
8oz cheddar cheese, shredded
8oz mozzarella cheese, shredded,
2oz parmesan cheese
1 jar Pasta Sauce
2 Tbsp Oregano

1) Cook noodles

2) Cook onions in skillet and add beef.

3) Once beef has browned, drain grease and add jar of pasta sauce.

4) In large bowl, mix cottage cheese, egg, cheddar, mozzarella, parmesan, and oregano.

5) In 9×13 pan, Add layer of beef/sauce, then add noodles, meat, then 1/2 cheese mix.

6) Repeat layer once more time and top layer with meat/sauce and cheese.

7) Cover with foil and cook for 60 min at 350 degrees. Remove foil 10 min before finished.



Curried Chicken Salad

2 lbs chicken breasts
nonfat plain Greek yogurt
low fat mayonnaise
sliced almonds
red grapes, diced
scallions, diced
curry powder
Lime juice
optional: apples, celery, walnuts, sour cream, buttermilk, Patak’s Chutney: Major Grey, maple syrup
Alt method of baking chix:
Lay chix on pan. Sprinkle with curry, cumin, termeric, ginger, salt, pepper, then cover with diced onions and sliced pink lady apples.
1) Boil whole chicken breasts in water for 20 minutes
2) Cool breasts for 15-20 minutes and cube
3) Mix together 1/2 c mayo, 1/2 c yogurt, 1tbps curry powder, diced red grapes, diced scallions, sliced almonds, salt pepper,