Fresh From Nancy's Garden

A Fun Place For Gardening Tips and Great Recipes


A Savory Chicken Vegetable Soup That’s Big On Taste and Small on Calories

I think one of the things that makes this soup so good is the BBQ’d chicken that I used instead of just regular boiled chicken that goes into most soups. And then when I served it I squeezed a little lemon on top and that give it a nice zing. As you can see, I added red pepper flakes and you can also top it off with a little Parmesan […]

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Spicy Stir Fry Chicken With Broccolini & Baby Bok Choy

Stir fry is perfect for those times when you’re starving and want something really good to eat but you don’t want to spend a lot of time cooking. I literally threw this together in about 10 minutes…well, maybe 15.  I picked up a boneless, skinless chicken breast at the market then came home and raided the fridge and spice cabinet.  This is what I put on the counter and then […]

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"10-Day" Stuffed Chicken Breasts

When I posted this photo on Facebook I got a lot of requests for the recipe–and many of my friends wondered what made me stuff chicken with potatoes! The potato stuffing was my ode to the great omelets in Spain that have French Fries in the middle–now that’s one good omelet!  But there’s more to the story of this chicken.   It all started when a lot of my friends went […]

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BBQ’d Teriyaki Chicken With Grilled Honey-Lime Pineapple

This tastes even better than it looks. One bite and you’ll fall in love. It was one of those recipes that took me a while to get right, but the third time was a winner and I can’t wait to share it with you. I’ll even throw in tips on how to cut a pineapple. Recently I was asked where I get my ideas for these recipes. Well, I read cookbooks […]

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Mangi Con Amore: Chicken Piccata

In Italy “Mangi Con Amore” literally means “Eat With Love”, but in Laguna Beach it mean Stella’s booth at our Farmer’s Market where you can buy some of the best fresh pastas, sauces and olive oil. I used her olive oil this week to make my chicken piccata and (after dealing with a pan problem–I’ll explain) it was the best ever. I’ve truly perfected it now, so try this recipe. Not only […]

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