Mediterranean Baked Chicken with Basil Pesto, Feta, Olives

Prep Time: 10 mins. Cook Time: 35 mins. Total Time: 45 mins Calories: 636 Tender & flavorful Mediterranean baked chicken recipe cooked in a creamy basil pesto sauce with feta cheese and olives. An easy keto chicken recipe perfect for dinner. Ingredients 1tablespoon butter 1tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 5pounds chicken thighs or chicken breasts 1teaspoon dried basil salt and freshContinue reading “Mediterranean Baked Chicken with Basil Pesto, Feta, Olives”

Harissa Sweet Potatoes with Dukkah

INGREDIENTS  For the Potatoes 2/3 cup plus 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 2/3 cup plus 2 Tbsp. harissa paste 2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar, divided 3 1/4 lb. medium sweet potatoes, peeled Kosher salt Preheat oven to 400°F. Whisk 2/3 cup oil, 2/3 cup harissa, and 1 Tbsp. vinegar in a large bowl to combine.Continue reading “Harissa Sweet Potatoes with Dukkah”

Delicious Fresh Peach Salsa with Shrimp Tacos!

Oh my!  What a wonderful way to enjoy fresh peaches while they are in season!  We are blessed with an abundance of delicious fresh peaches.  As I was taking inventory of my freezer and my garden, this idea came to mind.  I do what I normally do and I search the internet for options thatContinue reading “Delicious Fresh Peach Salsa with Shrimp Tacos!”

Almond-Pesto Crusted Salmon

Delectable!’ This just might be my favorite way to enjoy salmon, with pesto and almonds. It was quick and simple to prepare. This is like nearly 4 months into the stay at home and we’ve only went to dinner out once during that time. You must understand, we like dining out. We like the experience,Continue reading “Almond-Pesto Crusted Salmon”

Never Buy Pesto Again!!!

I found myself initially concerned about the availability of food and coupled with my lack of desire to frequent the grocery store during the pandemic, I decided to quickly plant a few herbs in my little garden space. We were still enjoying some basil pesto and also some fennel pesto that we made last yearContinue reading “Never Buy Pesto Again!!!”

Cilantro-Lime Quinoa Bowl with Chicken

This recipe features a refreshing combination of flavors from the salad ingredients and the vinaigrette that will surprise you.  Enjoy! Main Ingredients: 1 8-10 oz. chicken breast, seasoned with black pepper Salad Ingredients: 1 cup cooked quinoa ¼ cup fresh, grilled, or frozen organic sweet corn ½ cup cooked low black beans (rinsed and drained)Continue reading “Cilantro-Lime Quinoa Bowl with Chicken”

Tuscan Peasant Soup

I was so hungry for some Tuscan soup as we had to cancel our trip to Italy due to the current travel restrictions.  I reveiwed lots of recipes, evaluated what I had in the pantry, and created this amazing soup!  It was so good.  Before the first bowl was consumed my husband requested that IContinue reading “Tuscan Peasant Soup”

Ancient Grain Bowl with Salmon

As we are still attempting to stay satisfied with our food experiences during this pandemic, we were remembering a wonderful ancient grain bowl with salmon that we had at True Food Kitchen.  It was fabulous! We explored recipes on the internet, looked through a few cook books at home, and took inventory of our ingredientsContinue reading “Ancient Grain Bowl with Salmon”

Chicken Tomatillo Soup with Purslane!

This is absolutely one of my favorite soups! I love it! It’s kind of like Chicken Tortilla Soup but better due to the addition of the purslane and the tomatillos! Purslane, if you’re not familiar with it, is the top known plant source of omega 3 fatty acids.! It’s a low growing, fleshy-leafed plant withContinue reading “Chicken Tomatillo Soup with Purslane!”

Green Rice (Green Onions, Cilantro, and Lime)!

This rice recipe brings a bright flavor to a side dish of rice by using lime juice and fresh cilantro and green onions.  You will love its freshness beside many favorite main dishes that pairs well with rice. Just consider these ingredients and added citrus along side vegetable skewers, chicken, pork, seafood, and beef kebabsContinue reading “Green Rice (Green Onions, Cilantro, and Lime)!”