Grilled Chicken with Pesto Pasta and Roasted Tomatoes

I recommend ALWAYS roasting some tomatoes and adding them to your pesto pasta dish. This was fabulous! I had some three week old tomatoes so I decided to use them. Homemade basil pasta with pine nuts, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, and a Parmesan Romano blend. Grilled seasoned chicken and toasted French baguette! Some extraContinue reading “Grilled Chicken with Pesto Pasta and Roasted Tomatoes”

Herb-Crusted Flank Steak with Cherry Tomatoes and Olives

This is a classic and flavorful dish accompanied with green beans. Ingredients: (2 servings) Steak 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried rosemary ½ teaspoon dried tarragon 1 garlic clove, minced ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ ground black pepper 8 – 10 once flank steak 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil Tomatoes 2/3 cup cherry tomatoes, halvedContinue reading “Herb-Crusted Flank Steak with Cherry Tomatoes and Olives”

Tuscan Garlic Salmon Skillet With Greens And Tomato

INGREDIENTS YOU NEED FOR THE TUSCAN GARLIC SALMON SKILLET WITH GREENS AND TOMATO 1lb. (450g) salmon fillets 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon olive oil or unsalted butter 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon smoked paprika or more, to taste Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 medium onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 4 Roma tomatoes, chopped 6 oz fresh spinach orContinue reading “Tuscan Garlic Salmon Skillet With Greens And Tomato”

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 ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced ½ 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”

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”

Pistachio and Herb Salmon

This is my favorite salmon recipe. Simple too! Chopped Pistachios, lemon juice 3 TBLS, Honey 1TBLS, Dry Dill 1 TSP, I added a little pesto that I had on hand but that is optional. Salt and pepper. Preheat oven 425 and cook salmon 6-8 minutes per 1/2” of thickness I served this with Tarragon GarlicContinue reading “Pistachio and Herb Salmon”

Naturally Healthy Chicken Curry

Naturally Healthy Chicken Curry PREP 35mins COOK 30mins TOTAL 1hr 5mins I recommend always to avoid GMO Genetially Modified Organism as I focus on natural ways to fight disease over fueling disease.  I’ve heard it said that you could just call GMO – (God Move Over) as man tries to improve upon God’s amazing creations.  However, we learn inContinue reading “Naturally Healthy Chicken Curry”

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!!!”

Chicken Tomatillo Soup with Purslane!

Chicken, Purslane, and Tomatillo Soup 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 aContinue 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”