Foodie Friends Friday Linky Party #260

Welcome to another fun Foodie Friends Friday Linky Party!

Please share your recipes, crafts and DIY projects with our friends!

Before we get started let’s say, “Congratulations” to last week’s winners!
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You can find the links to our Host Favorite Picks here at Daily Dish Magazine!
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Chicken with Sautéed Zucchini Peppers and Mushrooms #SundaySupper

Chicken Sauteed Zucchini Mushrooms Peppers

Chicken with Sautéed Zucchini Peppers and Mushrooms cooks in one skillet. Easy prep. Easy Clean up! Ready in 30 minutes. If you have good knife skills, make that 25 minutes! 😉
Chicken with Sautéed Zucchini Peppers and Mushrooms

This week Sunday Supper is gathering our favorite time saving Back to School Dinners. Hectic schedules don’t mean meals need to suffer. You can cook healthy meals in a short amount of time.
Here’s a few tips:

  • Make double servings of dishes like lasagna and freeze extra for an easy meal.
  • Stock up on pantry staples like chicken stock, canned tomatoes, rice, canned beans and pasta. Add canned tuna or pre-cooked beef or chicken for extra protein.
  • Make extra sauces and can or freeze them to have on hand.
  • Make a beef roast or whole chicken and use leftovers for soup or casseroles.
  • Keep frozen pizza dough or pizza shells on hand. Add sauce and toppings. No need to wait for delivery or pick up.
  • Garden bounty like zucchini and peppers can last a week or two refrigerated. Fresh, reasonably priced zucchini extends well into fall. Barring an early frost, you can get a few at the farmer’s market to tide you over.

Chicken with Sautéed Zucchini Peppers and Mushrooms

I like to serve this dish over cheddar rice.

Chicken with Sautéed Zucchini Peppers and Mushrooms #SundaySupper

Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 (4-ounce) chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup diced zucchini
  • 1/2 cup diced red peppers
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  • Season chicken with garlic salt, half the Italian seasoning and pepper.
  • Brown chicken in a skillet with oil over med-high heat. Reduce heat and add the vegetables. Season vegetables with Italian seasoning.
  • Continue cooking until chicken reaches 165 degrees and vegetables are tender.
  • Spoon vegetables over chicken. Sprinkle with balsamic vinegar.

Notes

Serve over rice or pasta.

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Enjoy these delicious dinner ideas from the Sunday Supper Tastemakers!

Beef and Pork

Pastas, Soups, Rice and Stews

Poultry

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Indulge in Italian Chocolate and Strawberry Spreads #review #ad

Blueberry Nocciolata Puff Pastry

I recently received a jar of Nocciolata, chocolate hazelnut spread and Fiordirutta, Strawberries and Wild Strawberries fruit spread by Rigoni di Asiago to review. I received no further compensation for my review, recipe or post. Opinions are my own.

Nothing beats fresh fruit. For cookies I sometimes like the convenience of a good preserve. For these cookies I used Rigoni di Asiago Fiordirutta a jam made with fresh and wild strawberries. A bit tart. A bit sweet. A good offset for a sweet brown sugar based blondie.

From the website.

Fiordifrutta is produced using only top quality organic fruit, selected from the best areas of origin, picked only when perfectly ripened, sweetened with apple juice and with the addition of natural fruit pectin. It is processed at room temperature to preserve at bets the taste and fragrance of freshly-picked fruit. It contains no added sugar, artificial aromas and colors. Fiordifrutta comes in 26 different flavors!

Double Strawberry Hazelnut Cookie Bars with jar

Double Strawberry Hazelnut Cookie Bars You can find the recipe here.

 

Blueberry Nocciolata Pastry Puffs

Blueberry Nocciolata Puff Pastry

Nocciolata chocolate hazelnut spread is USDA certified organic, gluten free product.

From the website:

“It’s actually quite simple. Quality ingredients produce superior taste. Only certified organic ingredients go into each jar of creamy, dreamy Nocciolata. That means no chemicals, no artificial flavors, no GMOs and absolutely zero palm oil. Nocciolata is still made following the Rigoni’s exclusive family recipe. It is a slow process that uses only carefully selected ingredients like dark chocolate from the Antillean Islands, Italian hazelnuts (16%), brown sugar, skim milk and Bourbon vanilla extract.”

You can use it as a spread for toast, muffins or even pancakes.
Nocciolata pairs well with fruit. It’s chocolate right? :)

Blueberry Nocciolata Puff Pastry

You can find the recipe here.

I feel both these spreads would work wonderfully in desserts like jelly rolls and filled doughnuts. Imagine biting into one! Yum!

Connect with Rigoni di Asiago USA on social media and find out about these spreads and more:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/RigoniAsiagoUSA

Instagram:  https://instagram.com/rigonidiasiago/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RigonidiAsiagoUSA

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/RigoniAsiagoUSA/

Store Locator: http://rigonidiasiago-usa.com/find-a-store/

Food for Thought…How would you use Nocciolata chocolate hazelnut spread and Fiordirutta, Strawberries and Wild Strawberries fruit spread ? I’d love to hear your ideas in a comment below!

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20 Tantalizing Iced Teas to Tame Summer Heat

20 Tantalizing Iced Teas to Tame Summer Heat

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tea roundup1Drinking tea goes back thousands of years and is a mainstay in so many cultures. At one time, tea trade ruled the world as a basis for the economy. Business was discussed over tea. Social affairs and tea time became a fashion staple.

Brewed tea leaves, green tea, sun tea, white tea, all terms people use to describe these tasty leaves.

Iced tea goes hand in hand with summer by satisfying summer thirst. I don’t find soda makes the mark. Water is best but sometimes I need a bit of pizzazz.
Refreshing iced tea comes in all kinds of flavors. Some are fruity. Some are sweet. Some are spicy and others spiked. This round up truly has something for everyone!
Thanks again to all the great bloggers that contributed to quenching our thirst!

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Blueberry Lime Iced Tea The Kitchen is My Playground
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Cold Brew Hibiscus Tea The Little Epicicurean
tea round up Raspberry Mango Honey Ice Tea
Easy Raspberry Mango Iced Tea Cooking on the Front Burner
tea round up fruit tea
Fruity Iced Tea Organized Island
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Grandma’s Iced Rhubarb Tea Recipe Confessions of an Overworked Mom
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Honey Lemon Mint Iced Tea Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
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Iced Green Tea With Pom Juice Wine Lady Cooks

tea round up Mint Green Tea Mojitos 1
Iced Mint Green Tea Mojito Neighbor Food
tea round up chai
Iced Thai Tea Concentrate with Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk Healthy Slow Cooking
tea round up long-island-iced-tea
Long Island Iced Tea All She Cooks
tea round up Cherry-Kiwi-Iced-Tea-
Cherry Kiwi Iced Tea with Cherry Syrup
Peas and Peonies
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Peach Basil Iced Tea Delish Knowledge
tea round up Refreshing-Tulsi-Ice-Tea-Indian-Holy-Basil-Iced-Tea-
Refreshing Tulsi Ice Tea – Indian Holy Basil Iced Tea Masala Herb
tea round up Peach-Mango-Iced-Tea-For-One-4
Peach Mango Iced Tea For One Frugal Foodie Mama
tea round up Spiced-Moroccan-Mint-Tea-Julep-Cocktail-Recipe-18
Moroccan Spiced Mint Tea Julep Cocktail Recipe Home Cooking Memories
tea round up sparkling green tea
Sparkling Green Tea The Lean Green Bean
tea round up Sparkling-Sweet-Tea-with-Lemon-and-Mint-The-Lemon-Bowl-
Sparkling Sweet Tea with Lemon and Mint The Lemon Bowl
tea round up 8-Pomegranate-Iced-Tea-Spiked Pomegranate TeaA Cedar Spoon
tea round up vegan Iced_Chai_TeaVegan Iced Chai Tea with Caramel Almonds Cashew Milk Namely Marly

Food For Thought…How do you quench summer thirst? Do you have a go-to tea recipe? I’d love to hear your favorites in a comment below!

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