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 ūüĆ∂ 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 ¬ľ¬†cup¬†extra-virgin olive oil 1¬†clove¬†garlic,¬†minced ¬Ĺ¬†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”

Grilled Fish Tacos with Plum Salsa

Ingredients:¬† (Serves 2) 8-10 ounce fish fillets¬†skin on or off 1 Tbls.¬†olive oil kosher salt and pepper   Plum Salsa: 3¬†medium ripe plums¬†seeded and chopped 1/4¬†cup¬†red onion¬†finely diced 1 jalapeno pepper seeded and minced 1/4 cup red bell pepper finely diced 1/2¬†tsp¬†fresh minced ginger. 1/4¬†tsp¬†sesame oil 2¬†Tbls¬†rice vinegar 1¬†tsp¬†lime juice 2¬†Tbls¬†cilantro chopped   Instructions:  Continue reading “Grilled Fish Tacos with Plum Salsa”

Pan Seared Cod with Capers, Lemon and Parsley

Prep Time15¬†mins Cook Time15¬†mins Total Time30¬†mins Servings: 4 servings Calories:¬†275 cal Ingredients 1 1/2¬†lb¬†thick cut cod fillet,¬†cut into 4-5 pieces 4¬†tbsp¬†fresh lemon juice,¬†divided, one tbsp for the fish and 3 tbsp for the sauce 2-3¬†tbsp¬†olive oil 1¬†tbsp¬†unsalted butter 5¬†medium¬†cloves garlic,¬†chopped 2¬†tbsp¬†capers 1/2¬†cup¬†dry vermouth,¬†or dry white wine 1/2¬†cup¬†chopped fresh parsley Seasoned Flour 1/2¬†cup¬†all-purpose flour 1¬†tsp¬†cumin 1¬†tsp¬†paprikaContinue reading “Pan Seared Cod with Capers, Lemon and Parsley”

Salmon with plum-basil relish

A great salmon recipe that lets the fish shine by using a plum-basil relish. It is paired here with carmelized carrots with cayenne cream sauce (Click here for recipe). Serves 4 INGREDIENTS: For the plum-basil relish: 5 medium red plums, pitted and coarsely chopped 1/3 cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves 1 tablespoon honey 1Continue reading “Salmon with plum-basil relish”

Caramelized carrots with cayenne cream sauce

Ingredients: (2 servings) ‚ÄĘ 1 tablespoons olive oil ‚ÄĘ ¬Ĺ pound whole small carrots, peeled, tops on, and halved lengthwise ‚ÄĘ ¬ľ teaspoon salt ‚ÄĘ 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced ‚ÄĘ ¬ľ cup whipping cream ‚ÄĘ 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper Directions: ‚ÄĘ In an extra-large skillet cook carrots, cut sides down, in hot oil. SprinkleContinue reading “Caramelized carrots with cayenne cream sauce”

Rosemary Honey Mustard Pork Tenderloin

Ingredients: Pork and rosemary honey mustard mixture 1 pound pork tenderloin Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon rosemary chopped Pan sauce 1 cup white wine 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon of the rosemary honey mustard mixture 1 tablespoon honey optional 2 tbsp OliveContinue reading “Rosemary Honey Mustard Pork Tenderloin”

Cilantro Lime Shrimp and Cauliflower “Rice” Foil Packs

Ingredients 1 medium-large head cauliflower (or 4 cups frozen cauliflower rice thawed) 1 1/4 lbs large (21/25) shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 (14 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed well 1 ear corn, shucked and kernels cut from cob, (or 1 cup frozen corn, thawed) 1 (4oz) can diced mild green chilies, drained* 1/2 cup sliced green onions, white and light green portion 1 Tbsp minced garlic 2 1/2 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp lime zest 2 Tbsp freshContinue reading “Cilantro Lime Shrimp and Cauliflower “Rice” Foil Packs”

Soy Ginger Glazed Salmon with Broccoli and Turmeric Wild Rice

Another healthy and quick meal. So good! Preheat oven to 400, Mix Marinade: 1/4 cup olive oil 1/3 cup Soy Sauce 1/4 cup Honey 1 Tbsp Dry Cooking Sherry 2 garlic Cloves minced 1 Tbls grated Ginger 1 tsp Sesame seeds Marinade the salmon in 1/2 of the marinade and place the remaining in aContinue reading “Soy Ginger Glazed Salmon with Broccoli and Turmeric Wild Rice”