Immune-Boosting Chicken, Bacon, Kale Skillet

Immune-Boosting Chicken, Bacon, Kale Skillet | StrictlyDelicious.com

One of my favorite things about the way I was brought up is that, in our house, we didn’t often rely on traditional medicine. My parents really valued homeopathic remedies and healing food over medicine, and I can’t remember many times at all that we would take pills or a syrup when we didn’t feel… 

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Tomato Braised Chicken with Chickpeas & Kale

Tomato Braised Chicken with Chickpeas & Kale | StrictlyDelicious.com

Now this, my friends, is cheap, healthy, delicious comfort food. A can of tomatoes, a can of garbanzo beans, a bunch of kale (or whatever green you can find), and dark meat chicken. This entire recipe cost me less than $10! But the result? Oh, this meal is that filling, stick-to-your-bones, soothing kind of food… 

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Paprika Bacon Skillet Chicken

Paprika Bacon Skillet Chicken | StrictlyDelicious.com

Oh my… I wish these photos could be scratch and sniff! This smell all up in my kitchen… Is driving me to bacon-y garlicky roasty delirium! Has spring fever hit you yet?? It’s hitting me hard, to the point where I don’t want to go to bed at night because I’m so excited to be… 

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Creamy Buttermilk Tomato Soup

Creamy Buttermilk Tomato Soup | StrictlyDelicious.com

Guyyysssss… What happened to spring?!! I thought we’d endured all of the snow and blustering weather we were due! For goodness’ sake, it’s April! By April, the weather is supposed to have gotten its stuff together and be giving us all of the streaming sunshine and budding flowers and gentle rain showers it’s been holding out… 

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Steamed Clams with Creamy Bacon & Fennel Broth

Steamed Clams with Creamy Bacon & Fennel Broth | StrictlyDelicious.com

The fact that I can eat clams will never cease to amaze me. My entire life, I thought I was allergic to all seafood and I would never dare to touch it even with a ten foot pole. Growing up in Maryland, the heart of the East Coast seafood world, my seafood allergy felt like torture. It was… 

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One-Skillet Italian Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

One-Skillet Italian Roasted Chicken and Vegetables | Strictly Delicious.com

Oooo boy do I have some healthy, delicious, comfort food for you today! Before you tell me you’re done with comfort food because it’s (finally) April and it’s spring and you’ve (finally) packed away your sweaters and wool socks and brought out your breezy shirts and open-toed shoes, let me assure you this is comfort food designed… 

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Super Savory Sautéed Spinach

Super Savory Sautéed Spinach | StrictlyDelicious.com

I need to tell you something. (Something else…) For me, 2016 has been the year of leafy green obsession. Every single night I’m sautéing or steaming or chopping up some Brussels sprouts, kale, swiss chard, or spinach. If I don’t get my leafy green fix, I get grumpy and bored until I can stuff some… 

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10-Minute London Broil with Preserved Lemon Chimichurri

10-Minute London Broil with Preserved Lemon Chimichurri | StrictlyDelicious.com

In the midst of a season of holiday drinks, desserts, and super rich comfort food, I’ve found that my body lately has been begging for something fresh and simple. Now I’m not at all complaining about the amount of cheese and butter I’ve been consuming lately, but my body (and my waistline) is desperately seeking… 

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Skillet Chicken with Preserved Lemon & Garlic Cream Sauce

Skillet Chicken with Preserved Lemon & Garlic Cream Sauce | StrictlyDelicious.com

Okay so… Skillet chicken. It’s nothing new, and the “recipe” for it has been making its way around the internet for years now. And for good reason. With just three ingredients and a cast-iron skillet, you can make the most decadent, crispy, crunchy, golden-skinned chicken you could ever desire. The method is simple. Heat about… 

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Savory “Garbage” Stuffed Apples

Savory "Garbage" Stuffed Apples | StrictlyDelicious.com

The day after Thanksgiving is soon coming where you wake up in the morning, still full from the night before, with a refrigerator full of all kinds of Thanksgiving food leftovers that you have no idea what to do with. You’ll open the door and stare, wondering how you’re going to eat all that food… 

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