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Creamy Chicken and Broccoli with Wild Rice

I know we are heading into summer, and people are heading outside to grill, but sometimes you just need to throw a one pot meal together and stay in the cool A/C.

Most days when you are craving comfort food you don’t want to wait ages to get it, I certainly don’t. Well, I have a creamy, comforty chicken dish for you- ready lickity split. This Creamy Chicken and Broccoli with Wild Rice has only a few simple steps but yields layers of flavor. The perfect one skillet meal- and perfect for a weeknight dinner.

   

Creamy Chicken Broccoli and Wild Rice                                                  

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Espresso Rubbed Crockpot Beef Roast

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We don’t get many (well, not enough for this NE born girl) cold weather days here in South Florida, and I so look forward to when they arrive.  It’s so lovely to be here when the humidity breaks and you can pair a light sweater with those favorite flip flops, drive with the windows open and enjoy a hot cuppa somethin’. And when I think of colder weather, I often think of CrockPot comfort food creations. It is such wonderful thing to put some simple ingredients together in the morning and come home to a most delicious meal, ready to eat (which feels like a big blanket hug of comfort).  The espresso rub in this brings another level of flavor with out complexity. The richness of the flavor paired with the lean and tender meat yields a combination you’ll yearn to revisit time and time again.  

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