Smoky BBQ Chicken Pasta Salad

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on May 21, 2013

in chicken/turkey, pasta, simple recipe

The time has come in the school year when there are a whopping three things on everyone’s minds: How many days are left in the school year (11, not that I’m counting) OMG ITS SO HOT IN HERE!!! There are only ___ days left in the school year. In relation to the 2nd thing on […]


Five-Ingredient Grecian Chicken

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on February 11, 2013

in chicken/turkey, simple recipe

**Have you voted for my cupcake yet?** I used to relish the time on the weekends to cook things that I didn’t have time to during the week. Homemade croissants, ravioli, super-deluxe-fancy cupcakes… now, those things are saved for extra days off, and weekends have been relegated to extra days off and weekends have been […]

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Hearty Green Chile Chicken Stew

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on February 6, 2013

in chicken/turkey, Mexican/Latin, simple recipe

First things first. Have you voted for my cupcake yet? It takes about 20 seconds and I’d love if you’d spare your time to vote!! Please and thank you! In a joking conversation with a coworker last week, we both mentioned that, no matter what our mood, Mexican food and flavors always sounds good. Chilaquiles […]

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Sweet & Savory Quinoa

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on February 1, 2013

in chicken/turkey, friends, simple recipe

Food memory time: When I was about 13 (so, about 1993) my mom made this grain, quinoa, to go with dinner one time that looked a little… weird. It certainly wasn’t rice, nor was it cous cous or millet… it was sort of round, it had this funny “tail” thing, and it had a much […]


Hoisin & Citrus Braised Chicken

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on January 30, 2013

in Asian, chicken/turkey

**IMPORTANT NEWS!!** Before I get to this amazingly delicious dinner recipe, you need to do something for me. I’ve entered the Cupcake Crown cupcake contest with the cupcake you helped me choose, the Cannoli Cupcake. VOTING IS NOW OPEN! Please visit my cupcake’s page and vote by logging in with Facebook. You may vote once […]