Greek Dressing

1/4 cup olive oil juice of 2 fresh squeezed lemons 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp oregano 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp black pepper

Honey Lime Dressing

Mix the following ingredients in a Ball Jar for the perfect honey lime dressing!  Tastes great with spinach, avocado and strawberries! 4 tbsps olive oil 3 fresh limes, juiced zest of 1 lime 1 tbsp honey 1 clove garlic minced pinch of sea salt and pepper

Chili Recipe

INGREDIENTS 1 pound ground beef, chuck preferred 1 small-medium onion, diced 2 large cans peeled whole tomatoes, blended 2 cans dark red kidney beans, drained 1 can condensed tomato soup 1-2 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons regular chili powder 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper to taste, salt and pepper INSTRUCTIONS: Season the beef with salt and…

Brown Sugar Salmon & Quinoa

INGREDIENTS: For salmon: 1 pound salmon 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 tablespoons honey 1/2 cup reduced sodium soy sauce, gluten free if desired 1/4 cup fresh pineapple juice 1 teaspoon dijon mustard 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 teaspoon red chili pepper flakes, if desired…

Lemon Tilapia

INGREDIENTS: 4 Tilapia Kosher Salt Freshly ground black pepper 5 tbsp butter, melted 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes Juice and zest from 1/2 a lemon 1 lemon, sliced into rounds DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Season tilapia with salt and pepper and place on a baking sheet. Put butter, garlic,…

Chicken Salad with Walnuts & Grapes

My favorite chicken salads always have fruit and nuts in them, and this one is a recent favorite. Ingredients 1 lb. shredded rotisserie chicken 2/3 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup finely diced red onion 1/2 cup quartered red grapes 1/2 – 1/4 cup chopped walnuts salt and pepper to taste Instructions In a large bowl add…

Praline Bacon

I’ve been trying to perfect this for a while, and this recipe finally masters it.  The perfect combination of sweet and salty, it’ll be hard to imagine Sunday morning brunches without this pseudo-delicacy. Ingredients 1/2 Lb bacon (8 slices) 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup finely chopped pecans Directions Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with…

The Perfect Seasoning Salt

The perfect seasoning salt is simple and delicious!  By adding onion and garlic powder it helps decrease the amount of salt you’d regularly use (or at least we hope it does).  This seasoning is particularly great on meat!  But we like it on veggies too. INGREDIENTS: 3 Tbsp Kosher or Iodized Salt 1 Tbsp &…

Vodka Sauce with Shrimp

Ingredients 12 ounces dried linguini pasta, cooked al dente & well drained 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup minced shallots 1/2 cup vodka 1 can (14 ounce size) diced tomatoes, drained 2/3 cup heavy cream salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 pound large…

Easy Lentil Soup

Ingredients: 2 cups chicken broth 1 yellow onion diced 3 cloves garlic 1 bag lentils 1 tsp garlic powder salt pepper Directions: In a medium saucepan cook down the onions and garlic until fragrant and the onions are clear. Add lentils, 2 cups of broth, and add water so that the lentils are fully covered….