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Ang's Pesto Sauce

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Ang's Pesto Sauce

Make sure you use a food processor for this! Here's my tiny but mighty (pink!) one. No nuts added into this pesto! Ingredients: 2 c fresh basil 1/2 c grated parmesan cheese  1/4 c olive oil 2 garlic cloves Eyeball salt + pepper to taste Wash basil, remove stems. Place everything in the food processor (I add the basil first and then kind of layer everything on top). Pulse until you have the thickness/consistency you want.  Great w/pasta (obviously! I love pesto ravioli), but I really love it in my chicken bake (also an original to me recipe!) I will post...

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Pesto Chicken Bake

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Pesto Chicken Bake

For my homemade (EASY!) pesto sauce recipe, click here. This is such a quick dinner! Another mom win.  Ingredients: 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts2 tbsp-ish of olive oil (enough to coat pan for chicken)Salt (eyeball)Pepper (eyeball)Italian seasoning (eyeball)Pesto sauce3 roma tomatoes2 1/4 c mozzarella2 tbsp fresh basil chopped (reserved on side for garnish) Heat medium frying pan with olive oil and season both sides of chicken. Cook each side for 5-7 min (so there's no pink). Remove from heat and chop into bite size pieces.  Add chicken to a casserole dish, add in diced tomatoes and 1/4 c of mozzarella...

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Ang's Crockpot Meatballs

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Ang's Crockpot Meatballs

This post may contain affiliate links. Please do not use photos without permission.   Link to my crockpotLink to my favorite mixing bowl setLink to my favorite utensil/bakeware set   Ingredients •1 lb gr beef (lean) •1 lb gr sausage (mild) •1 c breadcrumbs (I like Italian) •1 egg •1/4 tsp chili powder •1/4 tsp garlic powder  •2 tsp minced garlic 2/3 c diced white onion •1/4 tsp pepper •1 tsp salt Spray the inside of your crockpot with nonstick cooking spray. Mix all ingredients together at once. I will use a curved spatula to mix everything then toward the...

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Curly Q's IP Chicken

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Curly Q's IP Chicken

My Instant Pot Chicken Recipe *This post may contain affiliate links. Please do not use photos without permission. Link to my teal Instant Pot - currently on sale $20 off!Link to the skin on my Instant Pot So I've chatted about this dozens of times on stories, my favorite #dinnerhack is my instant pot chicken. I take frozen boneless skinless chicken (yes, you can really throw frozen chicken into your IP!) and pressure cook it for closer to an hour, and boom! Plenty of chicken to disperse throughout your weekday meals (or lunches!)  I love that it's pretty effortless too....

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