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8 11, 2019

Crock Pot Rotisserie Style Chicken

2019-11-07T16:48:08-05:00November 8th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 (4 -5 lb) whole roasting chicken Scant olive oil for greasing the pan 2 teaspoons kosher salt, or to taste 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional) ½ teaspoon black pepper (optional) 4 whole garlic cloves (optional) 1 yellow onion, quartered (optional) Directions: • Grease the inside of a 5 quart or larger crockpot with olive oil. • Combine all dry ingredients. • Rub the dry ingredients all over the chicken, inside and out, and place in crockpot, breast side down. • If desired, [...]

1 11, 2019

Garlic Baked Pork Tenderloin

2019-11-01T07:33:12-05:00November 1st, 2019|Recipes|

This is an easy and delicious recipe, and tasty served with a green salad and cauliflower rice! Ingredients: 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp celtic sea salt and fresh cracked pepper 2 lb pork tenderloin 4 oz butter, thinly sliced into 4-6 pats 2 tbsp diced garlic 1 tsp dried basil* 1 tsp dried oregano* 1 tsp dried thyme* 1 tsp dried parsley* 1/2 tsp dried sage* *OR 1 tbsp Italian Herb Seasoning Blend Method: • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. • Line baking sheet with aluminum foil. • In a small bowl, combine garlic, basil, oregano, thyme, [...]

25 10, 2019

Beef Nacho Bowls

2019-10-25T07:34:39-05:00October 25th, 2019|Recipes|

INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons each ground cumin and onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper 450 g lean ground beef 1 can (540 mL) black beans, drained and rinsed 4 cups shredded romaine lettuce 2 tomatoes, diced 1 green or red pepper, sliced 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese ½ cup sour cream (optional) 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (optional) METHOD: ? In small bowl, stir together chili powder, cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper. ? In large non-stick skillet, cook beef over medium-high [...]

27 09, 2019

Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs with Asparagus

2019-09-27T09:19:42-05:00September 27th, 2019|Recipes|

A delicious and easy one pan meal! Ingredients: 6 bone in, skin on or off chicken thighs Pinch of salt to season Cracked black pepper 2 teaspoons dried Thyme (or your herbs of choice) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 6 cloves garlic, crushed Juice of 1 lemon 1 lemon, thinly sliced 5 fresh thyme sprigs 2-3 bunches of asparagus (about 24 spears), woody ends removed Method: 1. Preheat your oven to 200°C | 400° F. Season chicken thighs with salt, pepper and dried thyme. 2. Heat a large cast iron skillet (or heavy based oven-proof pan), over [...]

6 09, 2019

Asian Beef Zoodle Soup

2019-09-06T08:02:52-05:00September 6th, 2019|Recipes|

A quick, flavorful Vietnamese-inspired soup. Zucchini substitutes for rice noodles. The steak is sliced thinly and cooks in less than a minute in the ginger-garlic beef broth. Top this with fresh lime, basil, cilantro, jalapeno and scallions and you have one tasty faux pho! Ingredients: 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 small onion (halved and thinly sliced) 6 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms (stemmed and sliced) 2 cloves minced garlic 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger 5 cups beef broth 2 tablespoons coconut aminos or soy sauce 2 teaspoons fish sauce 1 teaspoon salt 2 medium zucchini 12 ounces boneless beef sirloin steak [...]

23 08, 2019

Turkey Mango Salad

2019-08-23T07:30:03-05:00August 23rd, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 tsp sesame oil 8oz ground turkey 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp fresh ginger, minced 1 tbsp fish sauce 2 mangoes, peeled and chopped 1 small red bell pepper, chopped 2 tbsp fresh cilantro or basil, chopped 2 tbsp fresh mint, chopped 2 tbsp lime juice Pinch of sugar Dash of hot pepper sauce Directions: • In a large non-stick skillet, heat oil over a medium-high heat. • Cook turkey, garlic, ginger and fish sauce, stirring often, for about 5 minutes or until no longer pink inside. • Remove from heat. • In a large bowl, blend mango, [...]

7 06, 2019

Lemon Herb Salmon Patties

2019-06-07T08:08:40-05:00June 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 [...]

10 05, 2019

Middle Eastern Turkey Burgers

2019-05-10T07:27:53-05:00May 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 [...]

18 04, 2019

Lemon Garlic Pork Steaks with Mushrooms

2019-04-18T07:26:20-05:00April 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 [...]

5 04, 2019

Weekday Meal-Prep Pesto Chicken & Veggies

2019-04-05T07:21:31-05:00April 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 [...]

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