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!”

Hungarian Goulash

When was the last time anyone had goulash? I remembered this old recipe from the Orange Betty Crocker Cookbook from the 1980’s that my parents had purchased for me, as I had just moved into the first home of my own. I made this goulash recipe, which I remember was on page 25, and IContinue reading “Hungarian Goulash”

Kefta Mkaouara (Moroccan Meatball and Egg Tagine)

We are enjoying increasing the healing spices and flavors into our foods to complement all of our other great nutrition. Prep Time 25 minutes Cook Time 50 minutes 0 minutes Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes Servings 4 Servings Ingredients Meatballs: 1 pound ground beef or lamb or combination 1/2 onion grated 2 garlic clovesContinue reading “Kefta Mkaouara (Moroccan Meatball and Egg Tagine)”

Moroccan Spiced Vegetables with Couscous

Throw together a deliciously spiced and super healthy dish in no time flat.  This recipe is great as a side dish or vegetarian meal. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium red onion chopped 1 yellow bell pepper chopped 1 carrot chopped into cubes 2 cloves garlic minced salt & pepper to taste ½ teaspoonContinue reading “Moroccan Spiced Vegetables with Couscous”

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”

When Life Brings You Fennel, Make Fennel Fronds Pesto!

My new favorite “made from scratch” food. ‘Fragrant Fennel Fronds Pesto’. The garden we planted at an elderly friends is thriving, and so we have both been blessed already with the bounty of herbs and greens! Of course I can’t waste a thing..so I had to put them to use. It’s simple and only takes aboutContinue reading “When Life Brings You Fennel, Make Fennel Fronds Pesto!”

My Version – South Beach Shrimp Stir-Fry over Rice

This is certainly one of our most favorite recipes.  It’s quick, simple, nutritions, and economical. Ingredients: 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided 2 tablespoons plus 1 1/2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce, divided 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 1/2 pounds medium peeled and deveined fresh or thawed frozen shrimp  2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger 8 ounces whiteContinue reading “My Version – South Beach Shrimp Stir-Fry over Rice”

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”

Spicy Bell Pepper Shrimp

This is such a quick and tasty dish!  I always use wild Pink Argentine Shrimp as it has the best flavor.   Also, can substitute scallops or chicken if preferred.  I always use “Smart Organic Chicken” by Tecumseh (just purchased by Tyson because it is so good!) it tastes fabulous and the texture is perfect!Continue reading “Spicy Bell Pepper Shrimp”

Quick and Delicous Oven-Roasted Dungeness Crab

Quick and Delicous Oven-Roasted Dungeness Crab This is one of my favorite seasonal dishes.  Who doesn’t like fresh dungeness crab? I like this recipe because it is quick and satisfying.  At $9.99 per pound at our local fresh seafood market, it actually saves me money because I feel like I am eating dinner out atContinue reading “Quick and Delicous Oven-Roasted Dungeness Crab”