Chicken Stir Fry

Ingredients: 1 Tbsp sesame oil 1 1/2 lbs. skinless, boneless chicken breast, or tenders thinly sliced into smaller strips 2 Tbsps minced fresh ginger 3 fresh garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp chili flakes, or to taste 1 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed and halved 2 red bell peppers, seeded & sliced 2-3 Tbsps reduced-sodium soy…

Coffee Rubbed Tuna Steak

Ingredients: 2 (4-ounce) high-quality tuna steaks Extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons finely ground coffee 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon chili powder   Instructions: Brush the tuna steaks with olive oil. In a small bowl, combine the coffee, pepper, salt, cinnamon, and chili powder. Sprinkle…

Chili Lime Shrimp Wraps

Wow, these wraps have some serious flavor!  The whole family was pleasantly surprised with this healthy alternative to shrimp tacos! Ingredients: 1.5 lb. raw shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp smoked paprika 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced 2 Tbsp avocado oil, or extra-virgin olive oil, divided in half sea salt and…

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…

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…