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”

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!”

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”

Why Do We Need Collagen Supplements As We Age?

Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body and accounts for about 1 third of its protein composition. It’s one of the major building blocks of bones, skin, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Collagen is also found in many other body parts, including blood vessels, cornea, and teeth! You can think of it as theContinue reading “Why Do We Need Collagen Supplements As We Age?”

White Bean Chicken Chili

I made this White Bean Chicken Chili after a beautiful hike on New Years Day 2020. I had been thinking about this dish for quite some time but it was absolutely perfect, hearty and flavorful on this day! Actually I doubled up this recipe so we would have lots of extra to freeze and eatContinue reading “White Bean Chicken Chili”

Chicken Enchilada Un-Stuffed Peppers

This is such a healthy dish yet so flavorful and satisfying! You won’t even miss the tortilla! Ingredients 3 medium bell peppers, , any color (I used orange, red, and yellow) 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken 1 (10 oz) can enchilada sauce 1 (4 oz) can diced green chiles 1/2 cup frozen corn 1/2Continue reading “Chicken Enchilada Un-Stuffed Peppers”

Harissa Lime Chicken with Coucous and Herbs

You just can not top this for satisfying and flavorful. The ingredients complement each other and is just multi-dimentional in flavor! It’s easy to mix it up with your prefered herbs as well! Ingredients 1/4 cup harissa paste, plus more for sauce 2 teaspoons cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon cinnamonContinue reading “Harissa Lime Chicken with Coucous and Herbs”

Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Peppers

What’s for dinner tonight. Low Carb Mexican – Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Peppers! These were fabulous! I had to make them again and try it with a little beef. They could also be done without any meat, just increase the beans so you are still getting enough protein! Ingredients: 3 medium bell peppers, any color 2Continue reading “Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Peppers”

Simple Quick Pasta – Olives, Garlic, Tomato and Chicken

This is such a simple and tasty recipe. Ingredients: 2 cloves minced garlic, Olive Oil, Tomatoes – fresh or canned, pitted calamata olives, 2 grilled or roasted chicken breast, pasta of your choice, Italian seasonings, and parmasan cheese Steps:  (20-30 min meal)  I take a couple cloves of minced garlic, with olive oil (you canContinue reading “Simple Quick Pasta – Olives, Garlic, Tomato and Chicken”

Peperonata with Chicken

Based on a Southern Italian side dish of sweet bell peppers with onions and garlic melted in olive oil and blended with tomatoes and garden fresh herbs, this dish is paired with chicken breasts.  The featured bell peppers are readily available in summer and fall. (604 calories per serving, serves 2) Ingredients: ¼ cup oliveContinue reading “Peperonata with Chicken”