12 04, 2019

Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

2019-04-12T07:29:30-04:00April 12th, 2019|Recipes|

If you like spinach artichoke dip and mushrooms, you will love these stuffed mushrooms. Serve them as an appetizer or side dish. INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 medium portobello mushrooms stems and gills removed 1 package frozen chopped spinach cooked and drained, 10 ounces 1 can artichoke hearts drained and chopped, 14 ounce can 4 ounces cream cheese room temperature 2 tablespoons sour cream ½ cup Parmesan cheese grated 2 cloves garlic chopped Salt and pepper to taste 3 ounces mozzarella cheese shredded INSTRUCTIONS: • Brush mushrooms with olive oil, place on baking pan in center of oven and [...]

5 04, 2019

Weekday Meal-Prep Pesto Chicken & Veggies

2019-04-05T07:21:31-04:00April 5th, 2019|Recipes|

This is a quick and easy make ahead meal that would be a perfect lunch to take to work. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, sliced Salt, to taste Pepper, to taste 1 lb green beans 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved ½ cup basil pesto Preparation:  In a large pan, heat olive oil and add chicken thighs.  Season with salt and pepper. When the chicken is completely cooked through, remove from pan.  Slice into strips, and set aside.  Add green beans and cook until crisp tender.  Return the chicken strips to [...]

29 03, 2019

Spicy Beef Lettuce Wraps

2019-03-29T08:25:47-04:00March 29th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 450g beef steak ¼ tsp each salt and pepper 3 tbsp lime juice 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp chili garlic sauce 1 tsp grated fresh ginger 1 tsp liquid honey 1 tsp soy sauce 1 tsp sesame oil 1 sweet red pepper, thinly sliced 1 cup carrot, thinly sliced 1 cup cucumber, thinly sliced 2 green onions, thinly sliced 12 large lettuce leaves (Romaine work very well) Method: • Sprinkle steak with a pinch each of the salt and pepper. Place on a greased grill and cook to desired doneness. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. • [...]

22 03, 2019

Low Carb Cauliflower Risotto

2019-03-22T07:53:12-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Recipes|

This creamy cauliflower risotto is the perfect low carb side dish. It's so rich and delicious, you won't believe it's grain-free! Ingredients: ¼ cup butter 8 ounces mushrooms, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced Salt and pepper to taste 12 ounces riced cauliflower (the frozen version works just as well as the fresh, no need to thaw) ¼ cup dry white wine ¼ to ½ cup chicken broth 2 to 4 tbsp heavy cream Copious amounts of grated parmesan cheese (about 1/2 cup to start, add more as desired) Instructions:  In a large saute pan, heat butter over medium heat [...]

15 03, 2019

Grilled Chicken with Fresh Greek Salad

2019-03-15T12:51:12-04:00March 15th, 2019|Recipes|

3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 tsp fresh lemon juice 1 tsp red wine vinegar ½ tsp dried oregano ½ tsp dried Italian herb seasoning Salt and pepper to taste 1 clove garlic, pressed through garlic press 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 2 cups chunks tomatoes 1 piece (5-inches/12 cm) cucumber, cut into chunks 1 sweet yellow or orange pepper, cut into chunks ¼ cup thinly sliced red onion 6 pitted Kalamata olives, halved ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese • In large bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, vinegar, oregano, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper and garlic. Transfer 4 tsp of [...]

8 03, 2019

Spinach Hummus

2019-03-08T08:02:22-04:00March 8th, 2019|Recipes|

Spinach Hummus A fresh tasting twist on classic hummus Ingredients 1 can (19 oz. /540 mL) chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 cup packed fresh baby spinach 1 cup shredded Havarti cheese ¼ cup (about 1 lemon) freshly squeezed lemon juice ¼ tsp. hot pepper sauce ½ cup (approx.) water ¼ tsp clove garlic (optional) Salt and pepper to taste Cooking Directions Use a food processor fitted with a metal blade to combine chickpeas, garlic (optional) and spinach. Pulse until chickpeas and spinach are finely chopped, scraping the sides of the bowl, if necessary. Add cheese, lemon juice and pepper sauce [...]

1 03, 2019

Keto Bread

2019-03-01T09:41:29-04:00March 1st, 2019|Recipes|

Smear with butter, and you will think you are eating the real thing! Maria Emmerich's keto bread sports a pleasing crispy crust with a soft, moist center. It’s bread—you know what to do. Savor it warm, straight out of the oven, or freeze, defrost, and toast to perfection… Ingredients 1¼ cups almond flour 5 tbsp ground psyllium husk powder 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp sea salt 2 tsp cider vinegar 1 cup boiling water 3 egg whites 2 tbsp sesame seeds (optional) Instructions Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Mix the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Bring the [...]

22 02, 2019

Breakfast Bombs

2019-02-22T08:19:55-04:00February 22nd, 2019|Recipes|

These easy breakfast bombs are a filling, delicious and portable meal or snack. Whether you have them in the morning for breakfast, or later on to break your fast, they are fantastic! Ingredients: • 4 hardboiled eggs, chopped • 8 ounces cream cheese • 2 tablespoons minced green onion • 1 lb bacon, cooked and crumbled Instructions: 1. In a medium bowl mix together the eggs, cream cheese and green onion. Roll into 8 balls. Place the balls in the freezer for 10 minutes to set. 2. Place the crumbled bacon on a plate and roll the balls in the [...]

8 02, 2019

Oven Blackened Pulled Pork

2019-02-08T08:24:39-04:00February 8th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 3lb bone in pork shoulder 1 tsp salt ½ tsp ground black pepper ½ tsp ground white pepper ¼ tsp ground cayenne pepper 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder Pre-heat the oven to 300F (150C). Combine all dry ingredients together. Pat the pork shoulder dry with a paper towel and rub with the seasoning blend, evenly coating the pork. Place the pork into a large roasting pan and pop in the oven uncovered for 5 hours (you could also cook the pork in a slow cooker if desired, 8 – 10 hours on low heat). Let the [...]

1 02, 2019

Morning Mug Spinach and Cheddar Frittata

2019-02-01T08:08:03-04:00February 1st, 2019|Recipes|

A hot breakfast can be just five minutes away with this frittata. Change up the add-ins to suit your mood or use whatever veggies are in the fridge. Top with salsa or guacamole if desired! Ingredients: 2 eggs Pinch each salt and pepper ½ cup baby spinach, chopped 2 tbsp shredded Cheddar cheese 1 tbsp chopped green onions Instructions: 1. Grease large mug with non-stick cooking spray; whisk together eggs, salt and pepper. Stir in spinach, cheese and green onions. 2. Microwave on High for 30 seconds; stir mixture. Repeat twice until eggs are set and uniformly cooked. Let stand [...]

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