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”

Skillet Shrimp with Chorizo and Squash

This recipe represents the wonderful flavors of Spain.  Tapas are fun and flavorful! This recipe serves 2 as entrée size servings or 4 as tapas size servings.  Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 lb. fresh or frozen large shrimp, thawed, peeled and deveined Salt and pepper 1 tsp paprika ½ tsp cumin ¼ tsp garlic powder or 1Continue reading “Skillet Shrimp with Chorizo and Squash”

Patatas Bravas with Roasted Tomato Aioli

Patatas Bravas with Roasted Tomato Aioli  Ingredients Olive oil 1/2 small red onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 tablespoon smoked paprika 3/4 cup prepared mayonnaise 1 large plum tomato, halved, seeded and roasted until soft Few dashes hot pepper sauce (recommended: Tabasco) Splash aged sherry vinegar Salt and freshly ground black pepperContinue reading “Patatas Bravas with Roasted Tomato Aioli”

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”

Fish Tacos with Heart Healthy Garden Fresh Mix

Fish tacos have such wonderful flavors and are so versatile.  Try this version for a healthy, flavorful meal – 503 calories per serving Ingredients: Garden fresh mix: 3 medium size, San Marzano tomatoes, diced 1 avocado, diced >½ small red onion, diced ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped ½ jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced (optional) JuiceContinue reading “Fish Tacos with Heart Healthy Garden Fresh Mix”