Last time I made this it was a big hit with my 6-year-old. My son has an issue with trying anything new, and I really do mean anything. He will not even try sweets he hasn’t had before without some pleading. I was a little worried last time I made this that he may not like it, but I’ve found if he helps me prepare the meal he wants to try it. There are less than 8 ingredients in this dish and I was happily surprised I had all of them without having to run to the store. This meal was a big hit with my son, and my hubby!
- 2 Chicken Breasts cut into pieces
- 1 Large Orange (zest & juice)
- 1 Zucchini chopped (add while cooking)
- Mushrooms (add while cooking)
- 1 Carrot chopped (add while cooking)
- 3 tbsp Sesame Oil (1 tbsp is for cooking)
- 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
- 3 tbsp Agave
Combine all ingredients (aside from the vegetables) into a large freezer bag. Orange zest, orange juice, 2 tbsp sesame oil, 2 tbsp soy sauce, 3 tbsp agave, then add the chicken. If the marinade does not cover all of the chicken add some water (1/4 cup) to ensure the marinade is surrounding the chicken. Place the bag into the fridge for at least an hour, it can marinate all day.
When ready to cook add 1 tbsp sesame oil to a large skillet over medium heat, use tongs and add chicken to the skillet. Make sure to add some of the marinade while cooking the chicken. Add the vegetables and let cook uncovered for 5 minutes. Use tongs to flip chicken and cover skilled for 4-5 minutes or until chicken and vegetables are cooked. Once fully cooked serve with orange slices, green onions or scallions as garnish and enjoy!
This is a great recipe for those who like me love buffalo wings, but know that bikini season is right around the corner. Before I go into detail about how delicious and amazing this dish is I have to give a big thanks to my best-friend Lauren who shared it with me. Actually she came to my house and made it for me once, yes, she is that awesome! Okay back to the buffalo lettuce turkey wraps… The recipe is extremely easy to make and with Franks Buffalo Sauce its like you are eating real buffalo wings! I’ve made this recipe a few other times but only when my hubby was away for business thinking he would never like them. Tonight I made them and he said okay I’ll try them, to my surprise he loved them! Once I heard that I knew I had to share! I took a few pictures tonight while cooking with my phone so sorry the photos are not top notch!
1 pound ground turkey (I used lean ground turkey but you don’t have to)
1 medium onion chopped
1-2 cloves garlic minced (use two if you love garlic like me)
1 cup Franks Buffalo Sauce (half to cook with half to drizzle on top)
1 tsp olive oil
Romain Lettuce Hearts (Trader Joes)
4 Celery sticks chopped
2 carrots – slivers (I used a potato peeler)
Blue Cheese Crumbles
Add olive oil to a skillet, wait for it to heat up, add the chopped onion, and cook about 5-7 minutes or until you can see through the cooked onion. Add the garlic cook a few minutes, add ground turkey. Once ground turkey is cooked add 1/2 cup of Franks Buffalo sauce and stir together for a few minutes.
Add cooked turkey onto lettuce, add celery, carrot slivers, blue cheese crumbles, and ranch dressing and enjoy!
Rubio’s is hosting the second annual Beach Cleanup & Party to celebrate World Oceans Day 2013! The event will begin at 10 am and run until 2 pm on May 11th at the Oceanside Pier Amphitheatre, located at 200 N. The Strand in Oceanside. The beach cleanup will be from 10 am to 11 am with the party starting right after at 11 am.
There will be tons of fun for children and adults with free surf lessons, face painting, fun beach games and much more. Have I mentioned the free food and drinks yet? Did you also notice this is an event hosted by Rubio’s? Which means not only delicious food but free as well! What is better than that? Stick around for the live music provided by 94.9FM and Jet West, don’t miss the interactive Game Booth provided by GameStop as well! There really is something for everyone, free surf lessons for the beach bum, free face painting for the kids, free food for well everyone, and if you are a gamer stop by the GameStop booth.
Plan on joining us at Rubio’s Beach Cleanup and beach party on Saturday May 11, 2013. Be a friend to the Ocean (all the cool kids are doing it) we hope see you there! For more information visit the event webpage here.
Today seems like a perfect day for soup so I’m making my chicken tortilla soup for dinner in my crock pot. My house smells so good right now because of this soup! I don’t use my crock pot that often, but this is so easy and delicious I may start using it more!
All of the ingredients I purchased are from Trader Joe’s so some of the items are kind of specific, of course you can add or substitute as needed.
- 4 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
- 30 oz. Organic Low Sodium Chicken Broth
- 2 Green Onions chopped
- 1 Small Can Tomato Sauce (or if you only have large can just use half of it)
- 1 Small Can Fire Roasted Diced Green Chiles
- 1 Can Whole Kernel Corn
- 1 Can Diced Tomatoes
- 1 Can Organic Black Beans
- 1 Package Trader Joe’s Taco Seasoning Mix
- 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
- 1 Tablespoon Trader Joe’s Crushed Garlic
Combine all ingredients into your crock pot (except the black beans, add the beans when only 2 hours left) Set the cook time on low for 6-7 hours, after 3-4 hours shred chicken.
Once finished add cilantro, avocado, tortilla chips, shredded cheese and sour cream. Add a lime for garnish and Enjoy!
The Buy One, Share One Event
Catch up with a friend over a holiday beverage. When you buy one, we’ll give you a second one of equal or lesser value for free at participating stores.
Thursday, November 15 to Sunday, November 18, 2 to 5 p.m. at your local Starbucks.
Starbucks Holiday Collection
Download the Starbucks Holiday Collection for free and let these holiday tunes help you celebrate the season with friends.
Also remember to check back on Nov 20 for a new gift!
Today Friday July 13th enjoy a free tall handcrafted Starbucks Refreshers beverage at participating stores. From Noon to 3:00 p.m. only* NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Limit one per person. Choose from Cool Lime with real lime, or Very Berry Hibiscus with whole blackberries. Enjoy!
Nine previous Pat & Oscar’s locations will be the first to be re-branded into O’s American Kitchen. In addition to the new name, each location will feature updated interiors and logo, with a more contemporary and modern feel. O’s American Kitchen is a unique casual dining experience in Southern California with locations in Carmel Mountain Ranch, Orange Town & Country, Mira Mesa, El Cajon, South Coast Metro, Eastlake, National City, San Marcos and Mission Valley.
Pat & Oscar’s, famous for the hot-fresh-hand-rolled bread sticks is the main reason most of us use to visit. Don’t worry O’s American Kitchen is not changing the bread sticks! There will be new and updated menu items with bolder flavors while still retaining the attributes we have come to know and love. The menu is still very similar and the prices are still very reasonable. The family meal deal offering a half chicken, medium pizza, pasta bowl, medium salad, and of course the bread sticks is still a deal at under $30 for a family of four! Of course if you are on the e-mail list you will receive coupons every now and then for the meal deal for only $24.99, which is pretty much a steal!
O’s American Kitchen is offering a FREE family meal to one of SoCal Savvy Mom’s readers! Go here to enter for this delicious giveaway! Good luck!
This Friday July 13th enjoy a free tall handcrafted Starbucks Refreshers beverage at participating stores. From Noon to 3:00 p.m. only* NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Limit one per person. Choose from Cool Lime with real lime, or Very Berry Hibiscus with whole blackberries. Enjoy!
Buca di Beppo has come out with the summer coupons! Receive $10 off of any $20 purchase, dine-in only, expires 7/15/12. Enjoy!
Rubio’s San Diego Beach Party & Cleanup for World Ocean’s Day (hosted by Ralph Rubio)
In honor of World Oceans Day Rubio’s is throwing a beach party! This free family event will have surfing, beach games, free Rubio’s food, and will end with a beach cleanup. Join me and my family on Saturday, June 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at South Cardiff State Beach (Seaside Reef) for some fun in the sun!
Do you like to surf? What about play bocce ball? Build a sand castle lately? This fun beach party will have complimentary surf lessons, a bocce ball tournament, sand castle building contests, face painting and badminton. Did I mention yet that the Rubio’s taco truck will also be hitting the beach offering The Original Fish Taco®, Salsa Verde Pan-Seared Shrimp Taco, and the Grilled Chicken Taco.
Stick around for the beach cleanup at the end of the party where the Rubio’s team and any interested party goers will take trash bags and supplies to clean up the beach, ensuring no trash is left behind.
Rubio’s will be giving away free reusable tote bags on Friday, June 8, print this coupon for a free tote bag.
Rubio’s is dedicated to ensuring that it does its part to “Stand Up for the Ocean.” In honor of World Oceans Day (June 8), Rubio’s launched a month-long celebration, including a school poster contest, a Share Your Story Facebook contest, support of the Surfrider Foundation’s San Diego Chapter, and a reusable tote bag giveaway. For more information, visit: http://rubios.com/WorldOceansDay. Hope to see you out at the event!