12 02, 2021

Smothered Pork Chops

2021-02-12T12:44:46-05:00February 12th, 2021|Recipes|

These pork chops are tender and delicious with this creamy sauce!  Substitute with chicken breasts or any other meat/veggie of your choice. Ingredients 6 thick cut boneless pork chops, about 1 to 1.5" thick  2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon paprika 2 slices bacon, cut into 1" pieces 2 tablespoons butter, divided 2 garlic cloves, minced 8 ounces sliced white mushrooms 3/4 cup heavy cream 2 ounces cream cheese, softened and cubed pepper fresh parsley, for garnish Directions for Pork Chops Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with a wire rack. Combine salt, pepper, and [...]

6 11, 2020

Sausage and Broccoli Skillet

2020-11-06T12:21:46-05:00November 6th, 2020|Recipes|

An easy and tasty dinner! Ingredients: 1 large head of broccoli 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 pound Italian hot or mild sausage, in crumbles or small pieces Directions: Cut the broccoli into bite-sized florets. Bring 2 inches water to a boil in a high sided skillet. Add the broccoli or broccoli rabe and simmer for up to 10 minutes depending on how you like your broccoli cooked. Drain. Return skillet to the stove and heat the extra-virgin olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the sausage, brown and crumble 6 to 7 minutes. Add the broccoli and stir to combine. [...]

13 04, 2020

Leftover Ham, Broccoli, and Mozzarella Bake

2020-04-13T16:13:32-04:00April 13th, 2020|Recipes|

This is a delicious way to use leftover ham to make a satisfying low-carb dish for breakfast, lunch or dinner!  Feel free to switch up the protein, veggies and cheese to make this dish your own. Adapted from a recipe from: www.kalynskitchen.com. Ingredients: 6 cups chopped broccoli (or any combo of free veggies) 2 cups diced ham (or any leftover meat, you could combine whatever you wish) 1/3 cup thinly sliced green onion (if you don’t have green onion, ¼ cup diced white or red onion) 1 cup mozzarella cheese (or combo of mozzarella & cheddar, with some Parmesan is [...]

27 03, 2020

Shredded Pork Casserole

2020-03-27T13:39:41-04:00March 27th, 2020|Recipes|

A delicious, hearty casserole that could be paired with cauli- or broccoli-rice or eaten on its own. Adding a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese and more hot sauce before eating really enhances the flavour! This casserole is reminiscent of my grandmother, who would put together lots of random foods in a casserole dish in order to avoid wasting anything.  Somehow, her casseroles (or “goop” as my father and I would call it) always tasted wonderful.  This recipe was made with 4 inexpensive ingredients: pork loins that were 40% off, frozen green beans, a can of soup ($0.88), and cheese (on sale). [...]

1 11, 2019

Garlic Baked Pork Tenderloin

2019-11-01T07:33:12-04:00November 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, [...]

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 [...]

8 02, 2019

Oven Blackened Pulled Pork

2019-02-08T08:24:39-05:00February 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 [...]

27 10, 2017

Pear Prosciutto Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

2018-06-04T14:34:09-04:00October 27th, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 3 tbsp olive oil ¾ cup diced shallots 2 cups diced peeled pears 1 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary leaves (or 1 tsp dried) 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves (or ½ tsp dried) 1 large clove garlic, minced 1 cup finely shredded asiago cheese Salt and pepper 2 pork tenderloins (about 1 ½ lbs each) 8 thin slices prosciutto (about 4 oz) Gravy: 1 tbsp all-purpose flour ½ cup chicken broth ½ cup red wine 1 tbsp butter Preparation: In large skillet, heat 2 tbsp of the oil over medium heat. Add shallots and cook for 3 minutes. Stir in [...]

15 09, 2017

Four Cheese Zucchini Lasagna

2018-06-04T14:34:10-04:00September 15th, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 tbsp butter 1 chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1lb ground beef 1/2 lb ground pork 1 can diced tomatoes, no salt added 1 can tomato paste, no salt added 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried basil Salt Freshly ground pepper ¾ C Provolone cheese, grated ¾ C Mozzarella cheese, grated ¾ C Friulano cheese, grated ¾ C Mild Cheddar cheese, grated 5 medium zucchinis cut lengthwise, 1/8" thick Method: o In a skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook onion and garlic for 2 minutes. o Add meat and cook for 5 minutes. Break up meat [...]

11 08, 2017

Mediterranean Pork Chops

2018-06-04T14:34:10-04:00August 11th, 2017|Recipes|

Recipe courtesy of Chatelaine Magazine. Ingredients: 2 bone-in pork chops 6 Campari tomatoes or 12 Cherry tomatoes cut in half 3 tbsp finely chopped parsley Olive oil ¼ Cup Kalamata olives, pitted 1 small onion, cut into thin wedges 1 garlic clove, smashed Method: • Heat a large frying pan over medium. When hot, lightly brush pan with oil then add chops. Cook chops until springy when pressed, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate. Cover with foil. • If pan is dry add more oil. Add tomatoes, olives, onion and garlic to the pan. Cook until softened, [...]

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