Vegetarian Mexican Rice and Beans

Ingredients: 1 ½ tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil. ½ large, sweet onion, diced small. ½ large red bell pepper, diced small. ¾ cup carrots, shredded. ¾ cup corn, frozen. ½ cup peas, frozen. ½ 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed. 1 cup cooked rice, brown. 1 teaspoon cumin. ½ teaspoon salt. ½ teaspoon black pepper,Continue reading “Vegetarian Mexican Rice and Beans”

Grilled Chicken with Pesto Pasta and Roasted Tomatoes

I recommend ALWAYS roasting some tomatoes and adding them to your pesto pasta dish. This was fabulous! I had some three week old tomatoes so I decided to use them. Homemade basil pasta with pine nuts, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, and a Parmesan Romano blend. Grilled seasoned chicken and toasted French baguette! Some extraContinue reading “Grilled Chicken with Pesto Pasta and Roasted Tomatoes”

SALSA VERDE TACO SOUP

  Salsa verde taco soup made with fresh tomatillos, peppers, green chile, brown rice, and ground beef. This is a fabulous way to enjoy those abundant tomatillos from my summer garden. Prep Time: 15 minutes        Yield: 2 Servings Cook Time: 45 minutes        Total Time: 1 hour INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons olive oil 8 ounces groundContinue reading “SALSA VERDE TACO SOUP”

Herb-Crusted Flank Steak with Cherry Tomatoes and Olives

This is a classic and flavorful dish accompanied with green beans. Ingredients: (2 servings) Steak 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried rosemary ½ teaspoon dried tarragon 1 garlic clove, minced ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ ground black pepper 8 – 10 once flank steak 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil Tomatoes 2/3 cup cherry tomatoes, halvedContinue reading “Herb-Crusted Flank Steak with Cherry Tomatoes and Olives”

Greek Lemon Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

A healthy recipe to enjoy flavors of Greece. Ingredients: (2 servings) 1 large, sweet potato 1 chicken breast boneless, skinless (8 – 10 oz.) 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large garlic clove, minced 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard ½ teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon turmeric ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoonContinue reading “Greek Lemon Chicken and Sweet Potatoes”

Tuscan Garlic Salmon Skillet With Greens And Tomato

INGREDIENTS YOU NEED FOR THE TUSCAN GARLIC SALMON SKILLET WITH GREENS AND TOMATO 1lb. (450g) salmon fillets 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon olive oil or unsalted butter 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon smoked paprika or more, to taste Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 medium onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 4 Roma tomatoes, chopped 6 oz fresh spinach orContinue reading “Tuscan Garlic Salmon Skillet With Greens And Tomato”

Seafood Medley with Spicy Spanish Chorizo over Tarragon Mashed

Tonight’s special was a Seafood Medley with Spicy Spanish chorizo over a bed of tarragon mashed potato blend. So good! Even considering the price of wild caught scallops and Argentine Pink wild caught shrimp, this is such an affordable meal. It is absolutely one of our favorites as the seafood takes on the spice ofContinue reading “Seafood Medley with Spicy Spanish Chorizo over Tarragon Mashed”

Cherry Tomato Casserole with White Beans and Basil

This Italian inspired recipe packs a wonderful amount of flavor and protein. It can be used as a main dish or as a side dish. Roasting those tomatoes brought out such a sweetness. The crushed chili 🌶 peppers and garlic added some nice spice. Ingredients: (2 servings) 1 cup cubed (1″ pieces) hearty wheat breadContinue reading “Cherry Tomato Casserole with White Beans and Basil”

Shrimp and Arugula Plate

INGREDIENTS 3/4 pound shrimp 1 teaspoon olive oil 5 ounces arugula Fresh basil torn, to taste Shrimp basting oil: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2–3 cloves garlic minced 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin Sprinkle of cayenne pepper Dressing: 2 tablespoons olive oil Juice of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon honey Salt & pepper to taste INSTRUCTIONS Prepare the shrimp basting oil by adding olive oil, garlic, smoked paprika, and cumin to a smallContinue reading “Shrimp and Arugula Plate”

Lemon Herb Marinated Grilled Salmon

Quick and easy Lemon & Herb Marinated Grilled Salmon (serves  4) Ingredients 4 salmon fillets, skin-on  3 lemons, divided zest of 1 lemon juice of 1 lemon ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves, chopped Instructions Pat the salmon fillets dry with paper towels. Combine the lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil,Continue reading “Lemon Herb Marinated Grilled Salmon”