Recipes

21 06, 2019

Deviled Eggs with Smoked Salmon and Dill

2019-06-21T09:41:37-04:00June 21st, 2019|Recipes|

Recipe courtesy of 'The Looneyspoons Collection' Ingredients: 8 eggs, hard boiled and peeled ¼ cup minced smoked salmon 2 tbsp mayonnaise 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tbsp mustard 1 tbsp fresh minced dill, or ½ tsp dried ¼ tsp each salt, freshly ground black pepper and hot pepper sauce Pinch paprika for garnish (optional) Method: o For perfectly hard boiled eggs, place the eggs in a single layer in a large saucepan then add cold water to cover eggs by 1 inch. Bring to a boil over high heat. Remove the saucepan immediately from the heat, cover and [...]

14 06, 2019

Steak Salad with Dijon Balsamic Dressing

2019-06-14T12:00:50-04:00June 14th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: FOR THE DIJON BALSAMIC DRESSING AND MARINADE ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon lemon juice ½ tablespoon dijon mustard ½ teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon dried thyme Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste FOR THE STEAK 2 (4-ounces each) top sirloin steaks 2 tablespoons butter 1 clove garlic, smashed FOR THE SALAD 6 cups packed torn romaine lettuce or mixed baby greens ½ cup thinly sliced red onions 1 whole avocado, thinly sliced 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes 1 whole cucumber, washed, dried, and cut into cubes ½ cup crumbled feta, blue [...]

7 06, 2019

Lemon Herb Salmon Patties

2019-06-07T08:08:40-04:00June 7th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1lb raw salmon, skin removed (or use drained canned salmon) 1 egg + 1 egg white, lightly beaten 1 cup almond flour ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley ¼ cup chopped fresh basil ¼ red or yellow onion, finely diced (as tiny as possible!) 2 cloves of garlic, minced ¼ tsp dried marjoram ¼ tsp onion powder Juice of 1 lemon Salt and pepper • If you are using fresh salmon, put it in a food processor, and pulse until it’s evenly ground and starting to be sticky. If using canned salmon, drain well. • Combine all the remaining ingredients [...]

31 05, 2019

Tasty Chicken Marinades

2019-05-31T08:05:30-04:00May 31st, 2019|Recipes|

These marinades are freezer friendly and will make your meal planning a breeze.  Each marinade makes enough to marinate one chicken breast, so scale the recipe if you are making more! Mustard Basil Chicken Marinade ½ tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp mustard any type ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp basil ¼ tsp salt Pepper to taste Peri Peri Chicken Marinade 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp minced garlic ½ tsp paprika ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes ½ tsp oregano Salt & pepper to taste Lemon Pepper [...]

24 05, 2019

Roasted Ratatouille

2019-05-24T08:29:13-04:00May 24th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 2 onions, peeled 1 small Sicilian or other eggplant 3 zucchinis 1 red pepper 6 plum tomatoes 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar ¼ cup olive oil Salt and pepper to taste ¼ cup chopped parsley to garnish Method: • Preheat oven to 400 F. Cut onions, eggplant, zucchini and pepper into about 2-inch dice. Place in large bowl. Coarsely chop tomatoes and add to other vegetables. Stir in garlic and herbs. Season with salt and lots [...]

17 05, 2019

Creamy Cauliflower Hummus

2019-05-17T07:25:53-04:00May 17th, 2019|Recipes|

This alternate hummus tastes just like the chickpea variety, but is much lower in carbohydrates! Ingredients: 4 cups cauliflower, steamed 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste) ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 lemon, juice and zest for garnish Pinch of cumin Sea salt and black pepper to taste Pinch of paprika (optional, as garnish) Method: o In a food processor, combine the cauliflower, tahini, ¼ cup of olive oil, lemon juice and cumin until smooth. Add more tahini or oil and salt and pepper to taste. o Scoop out the hummus from the food processor, and garnish with [...]

10 05, 2019

Middle Eastern Turkey Burgers

2019-05-10T07:27:53-04:00May 10th, 2019|Recipes|

This burger gets a Middle Eastern twist from the addition of garlic, cumin, coriander, and fresh mint and parsley folded into the ground turkey. Ingredients: 1 ½ lb ground turkey 2 medium cloves garlic Salt ¼ cup lightly packed chopped fresh mint ¼ cup lightly packed chopped fresh parsley 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp sweet paprika 1 tsp ground cumin ½ tsp ground coriander ¼ tsp cayenne   Preparation: Put the ground turkey in a large bowl. Mince the garlic and mix it with the mint, parsley, olive oil, paprika, cumin, coriander, and cayenne into the turkey. Shape the [...]

3 05, 2019

High Protein Pancakes

2019-05-03T08:54:29-04:00May 3rd, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: ½ cup quick cooking oatmeal ½ cup cottage cheese 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp cinnamon 2 eggs Method: Puree all ingredients in a blender. Heat a no-stick skillet to medium, spray bottom with oil and fry pancakes on both sides until golden. Top with berries and sugar-free syrup for a delicious breakfast! These pancakes also freeze well and can be toasted just before serving. Makes 2 pancakes; count both pancakes as 3 proteins and 1 carbohydrate. Recipe courtesy of Capital Woman Magazine.

26 04, 2019

Cobb Salad with Herb-Rubbed Chicken

2019-04-26T09:00:29-04:00April 26th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: Chicken 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon dried rosemary ½ teaspoon ground pepper ¼ teaspoon kosher salt 2 (8 ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed Vinaigrette ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup lemon juice 2 teaspoons champagne vinegar ½ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon ground pepper Salad 6 cups baby kale 2 medium ripe avocados, sliced 2 large hard-boiled eggs, sliced 2 slices cooked bacon, crumbled ½ cup crumbled feta cheese 10 strawberries, quartered Directions: • Preheat grill to medium-high. • To prepare chicken: Combine [...]

18 04, 2019

Lemon Garlic Pork Steaks with Mushrooms

2019-04-18T07:26:20-04:00April 18th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 4 bone-in pork steaks 2 tsp lemon pepper seasoning 1 ½ tsp sea salt, more to taste 3 tbsp butter or ghee 3 tbsp olive oil 1 cup chicken stock 6 cloves garlic, minced 8 oz cremini mushrooms, quartered 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 1 lemon, thinly sliced Method: o Season the pork steaks on both sides with lemon pepper seasoning and sea salt. o In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat 2 tbsp of butter and 2 tbsp of olive oil. Pan-sear the pork steaks until they are cooked all the way through and browned on both [...]

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