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 [...]

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 [...]

25 01, 2019

Chicken Neapolitan

2019-01-25T08:07:32-04:00January 25th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 8 chicken thighs 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon pepper 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound mushrooms, quartered 1 cup chopped onions 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups diced tomatoes with juices 1 cup pitted black olives, drained 1 cup fresh basil leaves Method: • Sprinkle the chicken with the salt and pepper. • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the chicken thighs to the pan and sear for 8 to 9 minutes, until they are golden brown. • Add the mushrooms, onions and garlic to the pan. • Cook for another 8 [...]

9 11, 2018

Turkey and Spinach Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

2018-11-12T10:38:40-04:00November 9th, 2018|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 medium sized spaghetti squash 2 cups marinara sauce 4 mild Italian turkey sausages 1 Cup frozen spinach, defrosted and with excess liquid squeezed out 1/3 Cup ricotta cheese ½ Cup mozzarella cheese Flat leaf parsley for topping (optional) Method: Spaghetti Squash: • Preheat oven to 400F and line a baking sheet with foil. • Cut the spaghetti squash in half lengthwise, drizzle over some olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. • Place the squash cut side down on the baking sheet and roast until tender, about 30 – 40 minutes. • Let the squash cool for about [...]

10 08, 2018

Bruschetta Grilled Chicken

2018-08-10T07:38:40-04:00August 10th, 2018|Recipes|

Ingredients: 4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil Juice of 1 lemon, divided Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 tsp. Italian seasoning or dried oregano 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to even thickness 3 slicing tomatoes, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp. freshly chopped basil 4 slices mozzarella Freshly grated Parmesan, for serving Directions: • In a small bowl, combine oil, half the lemon juice, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and Italian seasoning (or oregano) and whisk to combine. Transfer to a large re-sealable bag along with chicken; seal and refrigerate for 30 minutes. • Heat grill over [...]

18 05, 2018

Grilled Chicken Satay

2018-06-04T14:34:06-04:00May 18th, 2018|Recipes|

INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons smooth peanut butter ½ cup soy sauce ½ cup lime juice 2 -3 tablespoons curry powder, to taste 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (optional) *You may want to make extra marinade to use as a dipping sauce also. 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed DIRECTIONS In a large mixing bowl combine peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, curry powder, garlic and hot pepper sauce. Place the chicken in the marinade and leave to marinate for about 12 hours, or overnight in the fridge. When ready to cook, preheat broiler or grill to high. [...]

27 04, 2018

Ginger Turkey Lettuce Rolls with Pineapple Salsa

2018-06-04T14:34:06-04:00April 27th, 2018|Recipes|

Ingredients: • 1 cup chopped fresh or drained canned pineapple • ½ cup chopped red pepper • 1/3 cup chopped fresh mint • 5 tsp ginger seasoning paste • 2 tsp hot sauce • 2 tsp olive oil • 1 lb ground turkey or chicken • 1 tbsp minced garlic • ½ tsp each salt and pepper • 2 cups bean sprouts • 2 heads Boston or leaf lettuce Method: 1. Toss pineapple with red pepper, mint, 1 tsp ginger paste and ½ tsp hot sauce until well combined; reserve. 2. Heat oil in a large, non-stick skillet set over [...]

20 04, 2018

Crispy baked chicken with BBQ mayo

2018-06-04T14:34:06-04:00April 20th, 2018|Recipes|

Ingredients: ? cup coconut flour 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon chili powder ¾ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 2 lbs chicken thighs or legs, skin on BBQ mayo: 1 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons tomato paste or sugar free BBQ sauce 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard Salt and pepper Instructions: • Preheat the oven to 450°F (225°C). Combine coconut flour and spices in a plastic bag. • Place the chicken in the bag and shake gently to properly cover with the flour and spices. • Place the chicken skin side up in a greased baking dish. Bake in the [...]

23 03, 2018

Madras Chicken Salad

2018-06-04T14:34:06-04:00March 23rd, 2018|Recipes|

Ingredients: ½ cup Mayonnaise ¾ teaspoon Indian curry powder 1 teaspoon salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 small apple, peeled, cored, and cut into ½-inch dice Juice from ½ medium lime 1 pound cooked chicken breast or thighs ½ cup packed fresh cilantro, roughly chopped 2 scallions, trimmed and thinly sliced ¼ cup almond slivers, toasted Instructions: • First, make the curried mayonnaise. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, curry powder, salt, and pepper to taste. • In a separate bowl, toss the apple chunks with the lime juice. This will ensure that your apples won't brown, and the [...]

23 02, 2018

Chili Lime Turkey Burgers

2018-06-04T14:34:07-04:00February 23rd, 2018|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 lb ground turkey 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 scallions, thinly sliced 1 serrano (or jalapeño) pepper, seeded and finely diced Zest of half a lime ½ tsp salt 1 egg Coconut oil Method: Put the ground turkey in a large mixing bowl and add the garlic, scallions, serrano (or jalapeño) pepper, lime zest, salt and the egg. Mix ingredients together well. Form into four large patties. Grill burgers either on the BBQ, or in a frypan. If using a frypan, grease with coconut oil. Cook until no longer pink inside. Top with some avocado slices or salsa, and [...]

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