Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken

This shredded chicken recipe is great over rice or served on hamburger buns.  It has become a new family favorite! PS – I eliminated the corn starch when I cooked it. Ingredients For the Chicken: 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs — or chicken breasts 1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce 1/3 cup honey 2…

Balsamic Baked Chicken

A variation on our capers chicken recipe, this one is juicier in the oven.  Enjoy! Ingredients 4 skinless chicken breasts 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon salt cracked black pepper, to taste 1 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic, (5-6 cloves garlic) 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved…

Korean Beef

When my husband complained that he was tired of tacos and sloppy joes, I had to find a creative solution to the ground beef in the fridge, lo and behold this is a new household favorite! INGREDIENTS: 1 lb Lean Ground beef 3 cloves minced garlic 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup brown sugar 2…

Chicken Lasagna

The lemon zest in this recipe really makes this delicious! Ingredients Olive oil, for coating baking dish 9 to 12 lasagna noodles 1 cup ricotta cheese 1 egg 1/4 cup grated Parmesan Zest of 1 fresh lemon 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt, or to taste Fresh cracked black pepper, to taste 24 ounces tomato…

Zoodles! (Zucchini Noodles)

My FAVORITE zucchini noodles are a simple recipe that I gleaned from Gwyneth Paltrow’s cook book.  My only modification is I no longer add the olive oil.  It really isn’t necessary since the noodles once spiralized are a little wet. Ingredients: 3 medium zucchini, spiralized 1/4 cup olive oil (I do not add this) 1…

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,…