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)!”

Moroccan-Spiced Chicken Stir-Fry over Couscous

This chicken stir-fry recipe brings the flavors of Morocco to intersect with hints of sweetness from the golden raisins and the tang of green olives.  Enjoy! Ingredients: (2 servings) 1 8-oz chicken breast diced in bite size pieces 1 tablespoon coconut oil (can substitute with butter) 1 large carrot thinly sliced ½ sweet onion thinlyContinue reading “Moroccan-Spiced Chicken Stir-Fry over Couscous”

Warm Molten Cake – Decadence in a Mug!

I made this for dessert last night and it was so good. What a decadent yet healthy flavorful dessert! This warm molten mug cake was such a treat!! Its ~250 calories and a whopping 24 grams of the best whey protein! 24 vitamins and minerals including trace minerals which our bodies are just dying for!Continue reading “Warm Molten Cake – Decadence in a Mug!”

Almond-Crusted Salmon with Leek and Lemon Cream

A great recipe to enjoy salmon with many other flavors.  Although there are a few steps to coordinate, the effort is well worth the enjoyment of these harmonized flavors. Since the sauce can be made ahead, it is possible to simplify the dinner time prep. Enjoy!  Makes 2 Servings. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1 medium leek,Continue reading “Almond-Crusted Salmon with Leek and Lemon Cream”