Tuna Melts with Avocado

Fresh rules at my house, especially when it comes to fish. It’s nice to find a recipe that reminds me canned (and frozen) foods can be just as tasty and healthy. Not to mention, they are often time-savers. This open-faced sandwich demonstrates all those things and gives you a light, but satisfying lunch. If you are cooking for just yourself, go ahead and make the entire tuna mixture. You can save the rest for another sandwich or a snack.  Continue reading


Honey Mustard Pretzel Chicken

I was looking through my Pinterest food board, searching for a Christmas dessert, when I came upon this recipe. Although we haven’t had much luck recreating recipes pinned on Pinterest, we decided to go for it, and I’m sure glad we did.

This recipe takes a little more time and effort than your average breaded and baked chicken, but the result is very worth it. The pretzels add a little something extra to the breading and the honey mustard gives the chicken a nice flavor, even if you don’t add extra as a dipping sauce. (Which, by the way, you can cut in half because it produces so much. Or serve it as a dressing for a side salad.) If you find yourself saying, “Oh, well I don’t really like mustard…” try this anyway and you may be surprised by it.

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