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12 Apr, 2013

Good Eats Friday: Recipes for chicken, french toast, and squares

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Recipes and Food

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a Good Eats post. But I’m back, and hungrier than ever! These recipes are the ones that caught my eye this week:

First up: this recipe for Roasted Coconut Lime Thai Chicken from A Pretty Life. I’ve been in a chicken rut, and I think this looks like the perfect antidote.

Source: aprettylifeinthesuburbs.com via Candace on Pinterest

And because I love breakfast – for breakfast, lunch and dinner – maybe I’ll whip up some of this super decadent french toast from Life in Pleasantville on Sunday:

Source: lifeinpleasantville.com via Candace on Pinterest

And since we’re not counting calories here, I spied these Peanut Butter Crispy squares from Ottawa Valley Moms and there was no question about sharing it here this week:

Source: ottawavalleymoms.com via Ottawa Valley on Pinterest

What good things have you been cooking up lately? I’d love to see!

3 Responses to "Good Eats Friday: Recipes for chicken, french toast, and squares"

1 | Judy

April 12th, 2013 at 1:04 pm


We made these this week:


I usually add muchrooms to the meat mixture and we don’t make the cheese sauce. They make great leftovers for the lunch bag as well. We almost always serve them with salad or cut veggies.

2 | andrea tomkins

April 12th, 2013 at 2:35 pm


I can think of someone who’d like that. Thanks for sharing Judy!

3 | Judy

April 12th, 2013 at 4:01 pm


My pleasure Andrea – they are fast and really yummy. The pastry is not heavy and I often eat them at room temperature the next day for lunch.

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