Easy Honey BBQ Chicken Nuggets

Tender, moist, and packed with flavor, these sweet and savory nuggets can be ready to eat, from start to finish, in under 30 minutes. Lean chicken tenderloins, whole grain panko crumbs, BBQ sauce, honey, and a few spices are all you need to make this happen....more

Crispy Baked Chicken Nuggets

Chicken nuggets bring out the kid in all of us! They’re crispy, tender, and absolutely delish dunked in tangy honey mustard or spicy ketchup sauce. Coated in crunchy panko breadcrumbs and fresh Parmesan, these little nuggets are almost too adorable to eat! Almost… ...more
My kids would love these, as would I! I love the different dipping sauces too!more

I've Got the Chicken Nugget Mama Blues

What I wouldn’t give to be able to put that same smile on my daughter’s face seven nights a week with mama’s home-cooking. But the sad truth is that there is only one food that puts a smile on Emmy’s face these days: out-of-the-bag, pre-formed, uniform-shaped, is-that-even-real-meat-in-there(?) chicken nuggets....more
 @LeahHalsteadGreenwood Thanks so much, Leah. I will definitely give this idea a go! Did you ...more

I've Got the Chicken Nugget Mama Blues

Honestly, I LOVE cooking. Back when I lived in L.A., I even started my own small-scale catering business, which was more successful than I had ever thought it would be. I gave it up after just a short while because, frankly, I was a little too young and a little too “green” to run my own business.  I also didn’t like smelling like cheese and onions when I climbed into bed at night.  And I was afraid of going grey prematurely due to the stress involved....more
 @dvorakoelling Sounds awesome and super crunchy! I always use at least some panko. Love it!more

Smart-Stoopid is the New Skinny-Fat

Skinny-fat.  You've heard the term?  It's when you fit into your skinny jeans but you barely have enough muscle to pull them up over your tiny rear end....more

Things a Monkey Could Cook: Chicken Nuggets and Cheesy Bread

Time for a hang-out-on-the-couch appetizer party, while around our home one of the most popular menus would have to be chicken nuggets and cheesy bread, which usually appear on the table with lots of raw veggies like carrots, celery, broccoli, tomatoes, peppers, mushrooms, or whatever looks really tasty at the Farmer’s Market this week—all with plenty of sauce for dippin’!...more

The Great Chicken Nugget Debate – and ‘it takes a village’

I was reading an article recently from Dr Mercola’s site about chicken nuggets from you-know-where (just think golden, and arches, in that order).  Dr Mercola is an osteopathic physician, known as a DO and can prescribe medication and perform surgery in all 50 states.  He has a very popular website, where he provides up-to-date natural health information.  You may have seen him appear on the Dr Oz show, CNN, or heard of the books that he writes, for example, The Great Bird Flu Hoax. One of the posts on his site, published on November ...more

Things a Monkey Could Cook: Chicken Parmesan

Well today I feel the urge to get back to basics and talk about one of the fundamental keys to happiness in our home, which is breaded fried chicken and the six million and one things that can sit on the plate alongside it....more

I've compromised and done something like that a couple of times, and I'm sure everyone would ...more