Chicken with Honey Chipotle Sauce

Chicken with Honey Chipotle Sauce (2) WM

Chicken with Honey Chipotle Sauce (1) WM

serves 4

Honey Chipotle Sauce:

1/4 cup olive oil (a little under 1/4 cup)

1/4 cup peanut oil

one can of chipotles in adobo sauce, chop chipotle chiles (less than a whole can if you don’t want a lot of spice)

3-4 tablespoons honey

2 tablespoons dijon mustard

1 tablespoon regular yellow mustard

salt & pepper

Other Ingredients:

2 large chicken breasts, cut into thick strips

1 1/2 – 2 cups uncooked quinoa, with enough water to cook per direction

1 avocado, sliced

cherry tomatoes, sliced lengthwise

cilantro, chopped finely

2 limes

green onions, sliced


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1. Combine the ingredients for the marinade in a bowl, add the sliced chicken stir and cover and let sit for at least 2 hours.

2. Cook the quinoa per the package directions.

3. Fork the chicken into a hot skillet and cook (or alternatively on a grill), pour the marinade into a saucepan and heat/bring to a soft boil.

4. Slice all of the veggies.

5. Once the quinoa and chicken are cooked, spoon the quinoa onto each dish, place the chicken on top of the quinoa, spoon some of the heated marinade of the chicken and sprinkle with the vegetables.  Enjoy!

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Ham & Cheese Puff

ham & cheese puff (3) WMI made this for a brunch – it had three types of cheese so of course it was great!


1/4 pound Gruyere cheese, thinly sliced

1/4 pound Manchego cheese, thinly sliced

1/4 pound applewood smoked cheddar cheese, thinly sliced

1 pound sliced ham

2 sheets puff pastry, barely thawed

1-3 tablespoons dijon mustard

1 large egg, beaten


1. Carefully unroll both sheets of the puff pastry – place one on a parchment paper lined cooking sheet and set the other one aside.

2. Spread a thin layer of the dijon mustard on the puff pastry on the cooking sheet.

3. Layer the cheese and ham making sure to mix up the cheese.

4. Place the second puff pastry sheet on top of the ham and cheese, press the edges of both puff pastry sheets together.

5. With a cooking brush, brush the beaten egg all over the top of the puff pastry.

6. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for approximately 30 minutes.

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