Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken

Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken | Something to be SavoredIt’s been brought to my attention that there is a correlation between recipe simplicity and attempts at cooking… the more simple the recipes I post are, the more likely my friends are to actually try to make them.  Well, you ask and you shall receive.  Last week I pinned an unbelievably simple crock pot recipe from Dishing with Leslie.  I love everything about it: short ingredients list, practically no prep, and did I mention it’s balsamic (yum)?
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Spinach, Roasted Red Pepper & Provolone Stuffed Balsamic Chicken

Balsamic Chicken Stuffed with Provolone, Spinach & Roasted Red Peppers | Something to be SavoredYou know those nights that you’ll settle for eating whatever’s in the fridge? Well earlier this week I had one of those nights, and there are a few things that are always in my fridge: peppers, onions, cheese. Always in my freezer? Chicken and spinach. Always in my cabinet? Balsamic vinegar, olive oil and garlic. What a coincidence that those items combined make what I now consider one pretty damn good dinner. Want your family/friends/roomies/strangers to think you’re a fancy-shmancy-really-good-at-feeding-them-chef? This should do the trick (it worked for me!) Continue reading

Balsamic Tortellini Salad [ with asparagus, tomatoes, & mozzarella ]

Tortellini Salad 7 | Something to be SavoredPasta salad seems to be the standard summer side. Penne, mayonnaise, olives, unwrap package from store. Repeat. This week, I decided to put a twist on the standard pasta salad, and it was just the change everyone needed as we say farewell to summer, and all mayo-inspired sides that come along with it. Continue reading