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Quick One Pan Greek Chicken with Feta & Olives

This quick One Pan Greek Chicken is one my all time favorite Mediterranean recipes. It’s sure to become a favorite of yours too – perfect for casual dinner parties or fun family meals. Add it to you meal plan today!This one pan Greek chicken w/ feta cheese & Greek olives is one of my fave Mediterranean recipes. Perfect recipe = Quick to prep, clean up, and cook! #ad

One Pan Greek Chicken – One of my fave recipes

I love this main dish recipe I simply call One Pan Greek Chicken because it has my favorite ingredients – garlic, oregano, Greek olives and feta cheese. Could you survive on olives and feta alone? I might be able too. 🙂

This quick recipe is perfect for busy nights. Because you cook everything in one dish, clean up is a breeze! To make this quick one pan Greek Chicken recipe, simply saute a delicious organic chicken breast in olive oil and butter, top with olives, tomatoes, and feta cheese! Viola! A crowd-pleasing main dish recipe to share with friends and family at all the holiday parties. You’re welcome.

Let’s get started on this One Pan Greek Chicken!

This one pan Greek chicken w/ feta cheese & Greek olives is one of my fave Mediterranean recipes. Perfect recipe = Quick to prep, clean up, and cook! #ad

First, gather your ingredients. Mezzetta’s  Greek-Style Feta Cheese Stuffed Olives and Pitted Greek Kalamata Olives taste spectacular in this Yummy Greek Chicken. You’ll also need a good feta cheese. Try to find one that’s stored in brine, no dry feta cheese for this dish, please. Cherry tomatoes, red onion, garlic, oregano, olive oil, butter, and chicken breast, plus salt and pepper round out the ingredients you’ll need.

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18 Easy & Healthy Make-Ahead Sides to Simplify Thanksgiving Day

18 Easy & Make Ahead Healthy Sides to Simplify Thanksgiving Day from SimplifyLiveLove.com. Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Sides

With Thanksgiving only a few weeks away, you may be thinking about your menu already! Here’s a great list of Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Sides to simplify Thanksgiving Day. The beauty of these sides is that many of them can be prepared ahead of time to help you spend less time in the kitchen on Thanksgiving Day, and more time with your family! We’ve included a few healthy options for many of the classic Thanksgiving categories- side dishes, appetizers, cranberry salad, and a little something for the sweet tooth too.

Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Sides

Appetizers / Dips

Healthy Sides to Simplify Thanksgiving Day

Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip – Center Cut Cook

Pumpkin Spice Dip – Back to Her Roots

Spinach & Spaghetti Squash Dip – Julia’s Album

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Easy Pizzadilla Recipe – Kid Friendly Dinner on the Double

Easy Pizzadilla Recipe - Kid Friendly Dinner on the Double - another one of my go-to meals - can be on the table in about 15 minutes! from SimpilfyLiveLove.com

I do 99% of the cooking in our family. And the grocery shopping, and the planning, and the cleaning, etc. If it deals with food, it’s my decision. However, when my husband and I first married waaaay back in 1997 {I was a reeeeaaaallllllllly young bride, LOL!} , he had one homemade meal in his cooking lineup – the pizzadilla. He made it for me a few times when we first married, and then I kind of forgot about it. But after we had kids, his easy pizzadilla recipe made a comeback and not only is it a huge hit with the kids, it’s also a great go-to recipe for busy nights. It’s easy to get on the table in about 15 minutes, if you keep a stocked pantry!!

Easy Pizzadilla Recipe - Kid Friendly Dinner on the Double

Here’s Dan’s original Pizzadilla idea PLUS my version of the adult-friendly pizzadilla, too. I know you’ll like this easy meal idea when you need a go- to AND kid friendly meal on the table in a hurry!
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German Frikadellen Recipe with Pan Fried Potatoes

Hi there! I’m Nicky from Little Family Adventure and I’m excited to share one of our family recipes with you. German Frikadellen are one of the most popular meat dishes in Germany. They are flat, pan fried, hamburger steaks often served with skillet potatoes or potato salad. Some say they are the grandfather to the American burger and fries. It makes for a quick weeknight meal or delicious snack.

German Frikadellen and Potatoes

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In our family, we are always on the go and need healthy meals that can be cooked quickly. This Frikadellen and Potatoes is one of those meals. It can be cooked up and ready to eat in about 20 minutes. It also makes a great freezer meal. You can prep the patties beforehand and pop them in the freezer. Remove the patties you need and allow them to defrost overnight in the refrigerator. It couldn’t be simpler.

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German Frikadellen Recipe

Growing up in a Dutch/German family, I grew up eating dishes like this Frikadellen all the time. Two of my favorite ways to serve this is with a side of German mustard or topped with curry ketchup, mayonnaise, and chopped onions. Create your own curry ketchup by combining 3 Tablespoons of ketchup with ¼ teaspoon of curry powder.

Give this recipe and try and you may never go back to the traditional burger and fries ever again.

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Yield: 4 servings

German Frikadellen Recipe with Pan Fried Potatoes

German Frikadellen Recipe with Pan Fried Potatoes

Traditional German fried hamburger recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • German Frikadellen and Potatoes
  • Serves 4
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • 1 lb Ground Beef, pork, or combination of the two
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Tablespoon onion powder
  • ½ cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 russet potatoes, peeled and sliced ½” thick


Put potatoes in a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes. Drain potatoes in a colander and set aside.

In a medium bowl, mix all ingredients, except butter and potatoes, together until well combined. Shape into 8 - 1/2 inch thick patties.

In a large skillet, add 1 Tablespoon butter and bring to medium heat. Cook patties 4-5 minutes per side until browned on both sides. Remove from pan and keep warm.

Add remaining butter and potatoes to skillet. Over medium heat, cook for 5-7 minutes or until potatoes are crisp and browned.


Michelle's note: I am very excited to try this recipe as I used to eat Frikadellen when I was a girl in Germany. They were a favorite of my German friends' mothers to take along on picnics!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 615 Total Fat: 31g Saturated Fat: 13g Trans Fat: 1g Unsaturated Fat: 14g Cholesterol: 181mg Sodium: 825mg Carbohydrates: 40g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 2g Protein: 43g

I hope you enjoy this international recipe. You can find more international recipes and healthy meal plans at Little Family Adventure. You can also find great ideas and destinations to help you get active with your children and have a little family adventure of your own. Thank you so much for allowing me to share with you today!

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Many thanks, Nicky, for your great recipe! For more freezer friendly recipes – head over here and check them all out!