Greek Chicken Sandwich (Tyson Chicken Sandwich Challenge for Charity)

Greek Chicken Pita Sandwich - Andrea Meyers

Tyson Foods and Momversation are sponsoring a Chicken Sandwich Recipe Challenge for charity. Using Tyson Chicken Breast Filets, six bloggers were challenged to come up with the ultimate sandwich. Readers get to vote for their favorite, and Tyson will donate $5000 to the winning blogger’s charity of choice. I came up with a Greek Chicken… 

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Honey Cinnamon Whole Wheat Waffles

Honey Cinnamon Whole Wheat Waffles - Andrea Meyers

It’s time for another post for The Kids Cook Monday, and this time our boys chose one of their favorite breakfasts, waffles. Around our house breakfast can also be dinner and the boys enjoy waffles any time of the day. Serve healthy whole wheat waffles with fruit and  a vegetable omelet or frittata or and… 

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Good Bite: Easy Holiday Entertaining with Betty Crocker, Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Moroccan Spices

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Moroccan Spices - Andrea Meyers

To help make your holiday planning easier, Good Bite has teamed with Betty Crocker to create some delicious dishes and cooking videos. My first holiday dish has a flavorful twist: I pep up mashed sweet potatoes with Moroccan spices. The flavor is slightly spicy with a dash of sweet, and the potatoes come out rich… 

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Whole Wheat Zucchini Muffins with Greek Yogurt

Whole Wheat Zucchini Muffins with Greek Yogurt - Andrea Meyers

This year the squash were a big surprise all around. We planted just three kinds of zucchini squash (dark green, yellow, and light green), and of the three, only the yellow managed to survive the onslaught of the squash vine borers. We’ve had yellow zucchini coming in pretty regularly since mid July, and we’ve made… 

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Creamy Grape Salad with Almonds

Andrea Meyers - Creamy Grape Salad with Almonds

One of my favorite childhood memories is creamy fruit salads made with various combinations of grapes, cherries, mandarin oranges, pineapple, or apples, sometimes with crunchy nuts mixed in. The creamy part also varied, often made with sour cream and cream cheese or whipped topping, but all were sweet and sometimes tasted more like dessert than… 

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Banana Bundt Cake

Banana Bundt Cake - Andrea Meyers

My children’s school had a teacher’s luncheon a couple weeks ago for Teacher Appreciation Week, and I signed up to make a dessert. Cakes seem to go over well and Bundt cakes always look pretty on the buffet table, so I chose Dorie’s recipe for a banana Bundt, a homey and deliciously moist cake that… 

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Baked Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Herbs

Mashed potatoes were a staple in our home when I was growing up because it’s a simple and inexpensive dish that compliments many of the foods we ate. Fried chicken and country ham just aren’t the same without mashed potatoes and gravy, and they go well with many other dishes. My mother used to make… 

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Lemon Yogurt Cake

Lemon Yogurt Cake Recipe - Andrea Meyers

I’ve had to work very hard on my mixing skills. When I first started cooking I was convinced that a hand mixer was the perfect solution for all mixing and in my enthusiasm I would beat all batters to death then wonder why my muffins looked and tasted like hockey pucks. I didn’t have Dorie… 

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