Day 24 – look to your week ahead, find opportunities for caring for yourself and others.
My world this week – Spring break continued, driving practice, Grace work, dance, ballet, river sampling, watching The Meg at the library, NIA, Ft. Collins eat, hike, play, youth group, Creativity club, Denver puppet theater co-op, Nature walk co-op, packing food at church, RiNo art photo walk with the library, church, Art of Brunch on Santa Fe.
Dinners this week, it’s use up stuff in the fridge and pantry week (though I do have to pick up a few things)- sloppy joes and chili lime corn, chicken marsala and parmesan couscous, chorizo and hominy skillet, garbanzo bean salad with grilled chicken, chili and corn bread, chipotle crusted pork loin with collard greens, chicken and rice soup
1/4 cup all-purpose flour for coating
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – pounded 1/4 inch thick
4 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons olive oi
l1 cup sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup Marsala wine
1/4 cup cooking sherry
In a shallow dish or bowl, mix together the flour, salt, pepper and oregano. Coat chicken pieces in flour mixture.
In a large skillet, melt butter in oil over medium heat. Place chicken in the pan, and lightly brown. Turn over chicken pieces, and add mushrooms. Pour in wine and sherry. Cover skillet; simmer chicken 10 minutes, turning once, until no longer pink and juices run clear.
Greek Garbanzo Bean Salad
2 (15 ounce) cans garbanzo beans, drained
2 cucumbers, halved lengthwise and sliced
12 cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2 red onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (15 ounce) can black olives, drained and chopped
1 ounce crumbled feta cheese
1/2 cup Italian-style salad dressing
1/2 lemon, juiced
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
Combine the beans, cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion, garlic, olives, cheese, salad dressing, lemon juice, garlic salt and pepper. Toss together and refrigerate 2 hours before serving. Serve chilled. I’m adding grilled chicken to this.