Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Barbecue Chicken Salad

A favorite summer pasta salad… fast and easy too.  It’s a great way to use up leftover chicken breast.  We always grill a few extra chicken breasts, just to make this salad!   Feel free to substitute or leave out any fruits you don’t care for or don’t have on hand.
Barbecue Chicken Salad
4 cups cooked bow-tie or rotini pasta
2 cups cooked & cubed chicken meat
1 large apple - peeled, cored & cut in chunks
1 cup halved seedless grapes
1 (20 ounce) can pineapple tidbits, drained
1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon milk
1-2 tablespoons barbecue sauce
2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 pinch ground nutmeg

In a large bowl, mix chicken, pasta and fruits.  Mix dressing ingredients together and gently toss with the chicken mixture.  Chill until ready to serve.

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Strength and Peace



“The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace.”

Psalm 29:11

Monday, May 16, 2011

Kylie’s Delight

Definitely worth splurging on croissants. :)  Fast and easy sandwiches, for busy summer evenings!  We love them for breakfast, too.  The original recipe is from All Recipes.  
Kylie's Ham Delights   
1 pound thinly sliced cooked ham
1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple
5 slices Swiss or provolone cheese
5 large plain croissants

Combine ham and pineapple (undrained) in skillet. Sauté over medium heat until most of the pineapple juice has cooked off. Separate mixture into 5 sections in skillet and place one slice of cheese on top of each; cook until cheese melts. Serve on the croissants.
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