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Edamame Succotash with Chicken, Zucchini and Avocado

Posted on 20. May, 2012 in Food

This is a great recipe for family dinner, left over lunch or let it chill and serve cold!

• 3 large tomatoes, cut into 1″ wedges

• 2 T Italian blend olive oil

• Course salt and ground pepper

• 2 small zucchini, diced

• 2 cups corn kernels (about 3 ears)

• 2 cups frozen edamame

• 1 rotisserie chicken (remove skin and bones; shred meat)

• 1 avocado (halved, pitted, peeled and sliced thin)

• 3 oz crumbled cheese (goat cheese or feta)

In a large bowl, toss tomatoes with one tablespoon of Italian blend olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.

In a large skillet, heat one tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat. Add zucchini and season with salt and pepper. Cook – stirring frequently until slightly soft, about 4 minutes. Add corn and edamame and cook until corn is cooked through and edamame are soft, about 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add chicken and cook until warmed through, about 2 minutes. Divide the mixture among four plates. Top with avocado and cheese; garnish with tomatoes. Serves four.

 

What to do with that leftover turkey?

Posted on 23. Nov, 2011 in Food

How much turkey salad, turkey chili and turkey leftovers can you eat? Here are some recipes for that leftover turkey that is new and different. (more…)

Weekly Tips for August 23, 2011

Posted on 23. Aug, 2011 in Uncategorized

Summer 2011 is quickly coming to a close, and we are not ready for it to be over. As we are getting ready for back to school, we wanted to know “What are you doing?”  Most moms did their back to school clothes shopping, new lunchboxes, new backpack and shoes, along with massive school supplies in early August.  When did RockIt Mom get those chores done? Still waiting for the time to do it!  We wanted to get the most of our vacation as we could, so that required ignoring the shopping.  Tonight, we were out of milk and lunchbox food, so that required grocery shopping at 9pm, the night before school! Oh well, we had lots of fun at the pool, soccer, minature golf, bike riding and beach.   Always trying to put 10 lbs of fun in a 5 lbs bag. (more…)

Snacks for Moms

Posted on 19. Aug, 2011 in Food, Uncategorized

Snacks for Moms

1. Kashi Chewy Granola Bars

These are the chewiest bars going (don’t confuse them with other types of Kashi bars — look for “chewy” on the label). They have 130 to 140 calories each, 4 grams of fiber, 5 g of protein, and they’re made with real nuts and whole grains. And they actually taste good. (more…)

Weekly Tips for May 1, 2011

Posted on 01. May, 2011 in Uncategorized

What a day!  Extremely proud to be an American!  I just heard a quote that is worth repeating, ‘This is a ‘I know where I was when…’ moments. I remember where I was when I found out about the attacks, and I will remember this.” Good riddance to an evil and heartless human.  The world is a better place. The utmost respect and admirations for our military!

With this appreciations, this week’s tips are based upon appreciating what we have and how lucky we are to live in the USA. (more…)