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Chunky No Beans Chili Recipe

 Chili is a perfect cold-weather meal full of hearty flavors and is a perfect slow-cooker recipe. You can also eat chili as part of a healthy diet. If you would like a healthier version of chili with all the flavor you love from traditional chili, you'll love this healthy chili recipe, especially with my secret ingredient. Healthy Slow-Cooker Chili This healthy chili recipe makes a thick, chunky, low-carb, and keto-friendly chili that will help you meet your health goals while eating food you'll love.

Creamy, Crunchy Cucumber Salad

Have you been making a lot of summer salads lately? The hot weather in my part of the country has a lot to do with my salad making. Hot, humid weather makes the prospect of cooking using the oven or stove unpleasant. This cucumber salad makes a cool side dish for a hot summer day. You might even consider making this cucumber salad instead of potato salad for your next picnic or barbecue. It's that good. Crunchy Cucumber Salad   This is not your momma's cucumber salad recipe. I've changed it up, replacing sour cream with mayonnaise, and dill with celery seeds.  I love this version of cucumber salad and trust you will, too.

Roasted Vegetables for the Oven or Grill

Roasted vegetables make a tasty side dish that is perfect for many occasions.  Whether you choose to roast vegetables in your oven or in a grill pan on your grill you'll love the ease and versatility. You'll especially love them when you are planning a menu for a large gathering.   Do you need a make-ahead side dish? Roasted vegetables can even be prepared in advance because they are delicious either hot or at room temperature.  Oven Roasted or Grilled Vegetables This roasted vegetables recipe is my go-to combination of vegetables but seasonal additions are tasty, too.  I think you will enjoy how nicely the flavors meld together during the cooking process.  

Quick and Easy Homemade Spicy Salsa

Do you love salsa? This easy salsa recipe is for you. We've been on a Mexican flavors kick the past couple of weeks, so much so that we went to the same Mexican restaurant two weekends in a row.  You know the kind of restaurant.  It's where they bring a great big basket of warm tortilla chips and spicy salsa as soon as you sit down.  It's where you can get your margaritas either frozen or on the rocks, salt or no salt on the rim.  Just keep them coming!  There's something terribly addictive about those spicy, salty, limey flavors.  Oh, yes! How to Make Salsa at Home My Favorite Salsa Do you crave salsa and chips? Salsa helps satisfy my cravings for Mexican flavors.   Luckily I have a favorite salsa recipe that is quick and easy to make.  The ingredients are readily available.  You may alread

Oven Roasted Asparagus with Parmesan Cheese

 In today's Parmesan Roasted Asparagus recipe we're taking the lowly asparagus and turning it into a side dish that is so easy and so delicious you're going to want to make it all the time. Parmesan Roasted Asparagus This Parmesan Roasted Asparagus side dish is one of the easiest vegetable dishes you can make. It takes just a minute or two to prepare, and a very short time to cook in your oven. It looks impressive and it tastes delicious. This spring vegetable makes a perfect side dish for your Easter menu but it is quick and easy enough for you to enjoy any day of the week.

Crustless Taco Pie

This taco pie is a very easy, quick to prepare dinner made with ground beef, eggs, cheese, and packed with the southwest flavors you crave. It is crustless which means it is more like a frittata than a pie.  You can serve it in tortillas if you choose, but it is very low-carb and keto-friendly served crustless.    Crustless Taco Pie (This post contains affiliate links) I've made this taco pie using both prepared taco seasoning and my own southwest seasoning mix . I prefer it with the southwest seasoning mix.  I suggest you give it a try both ways to decide which you like best, too.

Easy Cheesy Stuffed Mushrooms

 Who doesn't love stuffed mushrooms? Cheese stuffed mushrooms are the best. You are certain to love these gooey, cheesy, and tasty stuffed mushrooms.  The recipe is easy and the result is deliciousness in every bite.

Pork Chops with Onions and Provolone Cheese

Would you like to make a smothered pork chops recipe for dinner? If pork chops are on your regular dinner rotation you'll want to add this recipe. This Pork Chops with Onions and Provolone Cheese recipe is a winner.  I think you'll agree this recipe is easy to prepare and packs much more flavor than you might anticipate from the ingredients. Cheesy Smothered Pork Chops (This post contains affiliate links.  Just One Donna receives a small payment when purchases are made through these links.) Pork Chops with Onions and Provolone Cheese This recipe has also been referred to as French onion pork chops.  Think about French onion soup and how it is topped with a slice of bread dripping in melted cheese. You'll get the same effect with this dish. Pork chops topped with caramelized onions and Provolone cheese are delicious.  Yum!

Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings

 Are you wondering how to make crispy chicken wings?  It's easy if you have an air fryer. Here's my recipe for crispy air fryer chicken wings that are ready for any dipping sauce you wish to serve them with. 

Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken

Are you looking for a boneless chicken breast recipe that will excite your taste buds?   If you are a fan of jalapeno poppers, this bacon-wrapped jalapeno popper stuffed chicken recipe made with boneless chicken breasts and topped with barbecue sauce is for you. A Tasty Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken Recipe A Bacon-wrapped and Barbecue Sauce-topped Chicken Breast with a Jalapeno Cheese Filling Reasons to Love this Stuffed Chicken Recipe: This recipe is completely flexible.  You can easily prepare these chicken breasts for one person or twenty people. For ease, this recipe can be prepared in advance.  That makes it a good meal to prepare for guests. You can even freeze the prepared jalapeno popper chickens to have them on hand for your weeknight meal planning. You can easily make this a low-carb or keto  meal by using the right ingredients. Be sure to choose a no sugar barbecue sauce or omit the barbecue sauce altogether. The rest of the ingredients fit into a low-carb or keto die

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasting Brussels sprouts in your oven is one sure way to get family members to eat their vegetables. This is my tried and true recipe for oven-roasted Brussels sprouts.    You'll be surprised how fast these Brussels sprouts disappear from the table when you prepare them this way.  I continue to be surprised when family and friends ask me to make them for our gatherings.     Make these for weeknight dinners or special occasion meals.  They are a delicious side dish for any occasion. The Best Oven-Roasted Brussels Sprouts  The Best Oven-Roasted Brussels Sprouts One of the keys to super flavorful roasted Brussels Sprouts is preparing them in advance.  This will allow time for the flavor of the onions, garlic, and bacon to blend throughout.   Mix all the ingredients together at least an hour in advance but even the day before will work.

Mediterranean Chicken-A Skillet Dinner

Are you tired of the same old chicken dishes you've been making week after week?  Are you looking for a dinner recipe that is easy to make but tastes like you spent all afternoon preparing it?   This easy Skillet Mediterranean Chicken dish is just that recipe. Skillet Mediterranean Chicken (This post contains affiliate links for your shopping convenience.) Skillet Mediterranean Chicken I knew I had a winner when my oldest son, a pretty opinionated presence at my dinner table, told me this was "one pretty fabulous dinner".  Who can argue with that?

Coconut Shrimp in Your Air Fryer

You can make coconut shrimp that is just as tasty as what you order in a restaurant at home in your air fryer. It's easy to do. This is my low-carb, keto-friendly recipe for coconut shrimp in your air fryer. Make it for a main dish or appetizer. This recipe is made to be low-carb and keto-friendly because I like to eat a lot of shrimp and don't want to feel guilty about it. You can easily adapt this recipe to a standard recipe by using all-purpose flour in place of the coconut flour and replacing the crushed pork rinds with panko bread crumbs. I like to serve my coconut shrimp with a choice of sauces. Purchase a Thai chili sauce in the Asian foods section of your grocery store. It will be a little sweet with a little heat. This will not be a low-carb sauce. The other sauce I like is just a mixture of mayonnaise and sriracha sauce. The amounts are just to your taste. This is a low-carb sauce option. What Other Appetizers to Serve with Coconut Shrimp Here are s

How to Make a Perfect Roast Chicken Every Time

You can make a perfect roast chicken. Roasting a whole chicken at home is easy. Follow a few basic steps and you'll know how to roast a perfect chicken every time.      If you are a regular reader here at Just One Donna, you know I'm all about food that is delicious, easy to prepare, and good for you.  A roasted chicken fits all of those requirements.  What's more, the leftovers will be great for additional meals during the week. Easy Oven-Roasted Chicken We use affiliate links and receive a small compensation to support publishing this blog when you shop. Donna's Easy Roasted Chicken Getting into the habit of roasting a chicken every weekend is just good meal management for busy people.  Having a roasted chicken in your fridge means you'll always have the start of a delicious meal ready to go.  Leftovers are easily turned into a delicious chicken salad, chicken soup, chicken tacos, chicken pot pie, and more. Those grocery store rotisserie chickens a

Chinese Chicken Wings

Fans of chicken wings are always in search of a new wing recipe.  There are many tasty chicken wing recipes around, but this recipe for baked Chinese chicken wings is the one I settled on as my signature wing recipe.  I've been making this recipe for chicken wings for many years.  It is adapted from a recipe I cut from a newspaper when I was first married.  This recipe has survived the test of time and still, it remains a favorite in my family. These wings are also low carb.  Yay! The Best Chinese Chicken Wings This post contains affiliate links.  When you shop using these links I received a small compensation. Chinese Chicken Wings You can start with either fresh or frozen chicken wings. When you buy fresh chicken wings, you will most likely get whole wings in packages of approximately three pounds, or more.  You will need to separate the wings using your best knife.  I like to use my favorite santoku kitchen knife for this task. Be sure whatever knife you choose i