Harissa Sweet Potatoes with Dukkah

INGREDIENTS  For the Potatoes 2/3 cup plus 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 2/3 cup plus 2 Tbsp. harissa paste 2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar, divided 3 1/4 lb. medium sweet potatoes, peeled Kosher salt Preheat oven to 400°F. Whisk 2/3 cup oil, 2/3 cup harissa, and 1 Tbsp. vinegar in a large bowl to combine.Continue reading “Harissa Sweet Potatoes with Dukkah”

Almond-Pesto Crusted Salmon

Delectable!’ This just might be my favorite way to enjoy salmon, with pesto and almonds. It was quick and simple to prepare. This is like nearly 4 months into the stay at home and we’ve only went to dinner out once during that time. You must understand, we like dining out. We like the experience,Continue reading “Almond-Pesto Crusted Salmon”

Tuscan Peasant Soup

I was so hungry for some Tuscan soup as we had to cancel our trip to Italy due to the current travel restrictions.  I reveiwed lots of recipes, evaluated what I had in the pantry, and created this amazing soup!  It was so good.  Before the first bowl was consumed my husband requested that IContinue reading “Tuscan Peasant Soup”

My Favorite Salsas!

These are two of my favorite salsas. So healthy and good for you too!! The only reason I don’t make them more is because I love them to much on chips! Too much of anything is too much! No need for recipes here! The first one is Pico de Gallo which has sweet white onion,Continue reading “My Favorite Salsas!”

Healthy Mind and Body

Are you ready? Dramatically transform your mind—and your body—in the next 60 days! Healthy Mind and Body is an innovative program, custom designed to achieve and sustain incredible, long-lasting results. Healthy Mind and Body focuses on eight key areas: Mindset, Energy, Your “Why,” Gratitude, Nutrition, Performance, Fitness, and Exercise. This program involves 10 minutes ofContinue reading “Healthy Mind and Body”

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”

Caramel Latte?

It’s here! Today is the day! Coffee? Protein? CARAMEL LATTE?! uh…yep. I will thank you very much ♥️ It has a sweet, rich caramel taste with inviting hints of gourmet coffee. You’ll swear you’re sipping your favorite beverage, except this meal replacement is packed with protein and delivers the nutrients your body craves! Yes, it’sContinue reading “Caramel Latte?”

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Orange-Butter Sauce

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Orange-Butter Sauce Ingredients 2 pounds small Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved lengthwise 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon coarse salt 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoons pure maple syrup 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest 4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cutContinue reading “Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Orange-Butter Sauce”