No-Bake Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies

No bake cookies will always and forever remind me of my mom, who made tons of them when my brother and I were teenagers — probably because they were super easy, could be made with pantry staples, and were perfect for that time between extra-curriculars and dinner.

Plus, they included both cocoa and peanut butter, which is basically one of the best combinations ever.

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Farro Salad with Green Beans, Corn, and Cherry Tomatoes

Farro Salad with Corn, Green Beans, and Tomatoes

Have you ever cooked with farro before? This wheat grain is chewy, nutty, and filling. It’s also not much harder to prepare than brown rice.

Mix cooked farro with some vegetables, as we’ve done here, and you have an easy side dish for dinner or even a light lunch for the week! Just add some chicken or a poached egg for a complete meal.

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Baked Chicken Parmesan

Baked Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan has to be one of the easiest and tastiest ways of preparing chicken, don’t you agree?

In this version we first get started on a simple homemade tomato sauce with crushed tomatoes, garlic, basil, and oregano (though you could easily use already prepared sauce).

While the sauce is simmering we take boneless chicken cutlets, breast or thigh meat, dredge them first in a mustardy coating, then in Parmesan tossed breadcrumbs (we like panko), and bake!

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