Latin Adobo Chicken Tacos

adobo pulled chicken

Craving some sort of pulled “meat” wrapped in a tortilla for supper, but not having pork or beef in the house, I took a chance on chicken breasts. After a brief google search, it became apparent that some sort of Latin inspired recipe was going to take center stage.  Luckily, I had some canned beans, Adobo sauce (I knew it would come in handy one day!), frozen corn and even some fresh toppings just waiting to be devoured. And thus Latin Adobo chicken tacos were born!   The recipe was super easy to make especially since I used my crockpot- […]

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[Recipe] Tex-Mex Meal in a Bowl

I love the tangy and spicy flavors of Mexican food. This recipe is perfect for those moments when you may be missing some traditional ingredients. I don’t always have taco shells or tortillas in the pantry so using rice, quinoa or even couscous in place of tortillas ensures that this meal is balanced, satiating and satisfying! Including grain products or starchy foods at each meal helps to give the body energy to concentrate, move and of course, tastes great! Dive into the fridge, freezer and pantry and find the odd ends of veggies and anything that may need to be eaten […]

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[Recipe] Easy Pot au Feu

The traditional recipe of Pot au Feu (translation: pot on the fire) involves making your own broth using ox tail, veal shank, short rib and brisket. Although it does taste heavenly, these are not ingredients I have on hand on a weeknight. If you are the kind of person who has these handy, by all means follow a traditional recipe. If you are like me, I can make due with yummy, albeit non-traditional versions of recipes. This dish is not your average stew- forget thick and heavy gravy like sauce. It has a broth-like consistency that is flavored with all […]

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[Recipe] Asian Inspired Chicken Meatloaf

YumAlthough I love shopping at our local market, I don’t always have the time. Stocking up on the basics at my local wholesale store can make home cooking a reality more often at my house. However, it is not always obvious about what to do with large quantities of pantry essentials- that is where Wholesale Wholesome comes in. The recipes developed under this title use easy to find foods at your local wholesale store that can be whipped up quickly and provide a nutritious meal for the whole family. In this Asian Chicken Meatloaf, each serving contains almost 1/2 a […]

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[Recipe} Larb- Thai chicken salad

Imagine the tang of lime and lemon lingering with fresh flavors of basil and coriander and the heat of ginger and garlic.Is your mouth watering yet? Although the name of this dish- larb- leaves much to be desired, it could not be more jammed packed with flavor. Larb has roots in Thai cooking but is easy to reproduce in North America. It is quick to make and can be served at room temperature – perfect for summer! Here is my version of chicken larb. Chicken Larb Makes 4 servings 1 tbsp sesame oil1 small red onion, minced2 green onions, sliced2 […]

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