Recipes

Chickpea Salad

INGREDIENTS Dressing: 1/4 cup cilantro 3 tbs. lime juice 2 tbs. Blazing Apple Cider Vinegar 2 tsp. Dijon mustard 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. pepper Salad: 1 head romaine (or any leafy greens you prefer) 1/4 cup sliced green onion 3 radishes sliced 1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed

Sangria, a Party in a Pitcher

WHENEVER I TRAVEL, I love sampling not only the food of the region but also the area's famous cocktail. Cuba has the tangy Mojito, Puerto Rico, the sweet Pina Colada and Spain, the fruity Sangria. Since I'm a wine drinker, I am naturally drawn to Sangria. It's pungent combination of fruits, wine and spices makes

Chicken and Peas over Linguini

INGREDIENTS 1 lb chicken breast cut into cubes 1 bag frozen peas 1 16oz. can chopped tomatoes 1 16oz can crushed tomatoes 3 cloves garlic chopped 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper 1 tbs. basil salt/pepper to taste 1 box linguini DIRECTIONS Heat olive oil in a skillet on

Huevos Ranchero

INGREDIENTS Gluten free corn tortillas Sliced chicken Avocado sliced Juice from 1/2 a lime Cilantro Salt/pepper to taste Black beans/refried beans Cheese - if desired Eggs - scrambled or fried DIRECTIONS Heat tortillas in a pan or oven at 350 degrees for a minute or two. Layer the

Curry Chicken with Brown Rice

INGREDIENTS1 lb. chicken cubedcoconut oil1/2 onion chopped1/2 cup carrots sliced in 1/4 in. thick pieces1/3 yellow pepper sliced1/3 zucchini sliced in 1/4 in. thick pieces1/2 cup light coconut milk1/2 cup chicken broth1 tsp. curry paste or curry seasoning1 tbs. chopped cilantro, basil, Thai basil or parselysalt/pepper to tastebrown rice 

Spinach Tortellini’s with Pesto Sauce

INGREDIENTS 3 cups packed fresh basil leaves 2 cloves garlic 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 of pine nuts One box of spinach tortellini's DIRECTIONS Combine the above ingredients in to a

Healthy Crab Cakes

INGREDIENTS 1/2 onion chopped 3 stalks celery chopped 1 tsp. lemon pepper seasoning or Season Blend for Blackened Red Fish or Old Bay Seasoning 1/4 cup avocado oil mayonnaise 1 lb lump crab meat   DIRECTIONS Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray cookie sheet with olive or coconut

Avocado Banana Nut Bread

INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup old fashioned oats 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2 cup almond flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 1 cup coconut sugar 2 eggs 1 ripe banana 2 avocados 1/4 cup almond milk 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup dark

Bronzino with Kale and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

INGREDIENTS 1 lb Bronzino filets 1 bunch of kale 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes 2-3 garlic cloves chopped 1/2 cup white wine Olive oil Salt/pepper to taste   DIRECTIONSKale and Sun-Dried TomatoesHeat a skillet on medium-high heat with olive oil. Add in kale, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic and salt and pepper. Saute

Scallops on a Bed of Cauliflower Rice

INGREDIENTS 1 onion chopped 3 cloves garlic 6 cremini mushrooms chopped fine 1 bag cauliflower rice (can get organic cauliflower rice from Trader Joe's) 1 tbs. butter 1 tbs. olive oil salt/pepper to taste Lemon wedges DIRECTIONS Heat a skillet on medium high heat with olive oil. Saute

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