16 07, 2021

Pineapple Chicken Salad

2021-07-16T11:55:26-04:00July 16th, 2021|Recipes|

This deliciously fresh summer salad is great with grilled chicken, but you could also use grilled fish, tofu or steak as a protein topping.  This salad is dairy-free, and would be vegan if using a plant-based protein.   Ingredients: 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, grilled or baked 3 cups leaf lettuce, chopped (any variety) 1/2 cup cucumber, chopped ⅓ cup red onion, thinly sliced 1/2 cup pineapple chunks, fresh or canned 1/4 cup cilantro ⅓ cup pineapple dressing (recipe below) Directions: In a large salad bowl, combine lettuce, cucumber, red onion, pineapple, and cilantro. Pour pineapple dressing over salad and toss [...]

4 12, 2020

Curried Chicken

2020-12-04T15:28:28-05:00December 4th, 2020|Recipes|

This is a delicious, comforting dish on a cold day! Ingredients 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces  1 tbsp olive oil 2 peppers, cut into strips or bite-sized pieces  1 onion, cut into strips or bite-sized pieces 28-ounce can of diced tomatoes 1-3 tbsp. Patak’s Curry paste (mild or hot) 4 oz coconut milk (about a half a can)   Cooking Directions Brown the chicken in oil in a large frying pan or saucepan. Remove from the pan using a slotted spoon. Sauté the peppers and onion until soft. Add the can of tomatoes and the [...]

5 06, 2020

Barbecue Bruschetta Chicken

2020-06-05T21:39:42-04:00June 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|

This is a delicious recipe that brings together the delicious flavours of bruschetta together with grilled chicken. Perfect for warmer weather and eating outside! Ingredients Sundried tomato dressing: ½ cup sun-dried tomato packed in oil ½ cup apple cider vinegar or ½ cup red wine vinegar 1 shallot (or ½ very small onion) 4 basil leaves 1 teaspoon chopped chives 1 garlic clove, minced ½ tsp salt 1/8 tsp ground pepper ½ cup olive oil Main Dish: 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 lb./500 g) 1 tomato, finely chopped 1/2 cup Shredded Cheese (any kind is fine) 1/4 cup chopped [...]

1 05, 2020

Chicken Mushroom Casserole

2020-05-01T14:55:01-04:00May 1st, 2020|Recipes|

Chicken Mushroom Casserole This delicious, creamy chicken casserole is made in one pan and is really satisfying!  You could use any type of chicken you like.  Recipe adapted from: www.sugarfreemom.com. Ingredients 1-pound chicken tenderloins (or, 3 large/4 medium chicken breasts sliced or cubed) 1/2-pound mushrooms thickly sliced (1 small container of mushrooms) 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic crushed 1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped (or 1 tbsp dried) 2 tbsp fresh thyme leaves (or 1 tbsp dried) salt and pepper 1/2 cup chicken stock (or chicken broth) 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup sour cream   Directions Heat half of the butter and half of the olive oil in a heavy skillet. [...]

17 01, 2020

Chicken Fajitas

2020-01-17T07:39:31-05:00January 17th, 2020|Recipes|

Ingredients: ½ C plus 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil ¼ C lime juice, from about 3 limes 2 tsp cumin ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts Salt & pepper 3 bell peppers, thinly sliced 1 large onion, thinly sliced For serving: Romaine lettuce leaves Sour cream Guacamole Grated cheese Directions: • In a large bowl, whisk together ½ cup oil, lime juice, cumin, and red pepper flakes. Season chicken with salt and pepper, then add to bowl and toss to coat. Let marinate in the fridge at least 30 minutes and up to 2 [...]

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, [...]

27 09, 2019

Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs with Asparagus

2019-09-27T09:19:42-04:00September 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 [...]

23 08, 2019

Turkey Mango Salad

2019-08-23T07:30:03-04:00August 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, [...]

28 06, 2019

Spicy Chicken Wings with Blue Cheese Dip

2019-06-28T11:25:12-04:00June 28th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: Chicken wings: 24 chicken wings - pointy bits removed and wings cut in half 250 g butter, melted 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried chilli flakes 2 tsp paprika 2 tsp dried parsley 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper Blue cheese dipping sauce: 50 g blue cheese 50 g cream cheese 200 ml buttermilk 1 handful parsley 1 small bunch chives, roughly chopped Salt and pepper Method: Blue cheese dip: Combine all ingredients and puree with a stick blender or food processor. Chicken wings: Preheat the oven to 180ºC. In a bowl, mix [...]

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 [...]

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