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”

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”

Seafood Medley with Spicy Spanish Chorizo over Tarragon Mashed

Tonight’s special was a Seafood Medley with Spicy Spanish chorizo over a bed of tarragon mashed potato blend. So good! Even considering the price of wild caught scallops and Argentine Pink wild caught shrimp, this is such an affordable meal. It is absolutely one of our favorites as the seafood takes on the spice ofContinue reading “Seafood Medley with Spicy Spanish Chorizo over Tarragon Mashed”

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 🌶 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”

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”

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”

Chicken Verde Tacos

Quick and healthy meal. We used what we had on hand. Chicken Verde Tacos with Tri-bean medley, corn, cilantro, green onion,shishito peppers, and cumin with lime! Cook the chicken in the salsa verde sauce on the stovetop covered until cooked through. Shred it and broil it in the oven for a 3 minutes, toss andContinue reading “Chicken Verde Tacos”

Ground Beef and Vegetable Casserole – Keto Style and Gluten-Free

This keto ground beef casserole recipe is a tasty one-dish low carb and gluten-free dinner.   I found this basic recipe on-line and shifted it up to make it a bit more healthy and added a few seasoning elements to make it more flavorful.  I think it tasted much better than I expected.    I enjoyedContinue reading “Ground Beef and Vegetable Casserole – Keto Style and Gluten-Free”