Recipes

Fig and Hazel Nut Crostini

INGREDIENTS: 12 slices of Crostini 2 tbs. Exra- Virgin Olive Oil 2 sprigs of fresh Rosemary 1/4 cup red wine 1 Shallot finely diced 12 Mission figs sliced Honey for drizzle 1/4 cup finely chopped toasted Hazel Nuts Dollop of Goat Cheese (optional) DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 375

Red Snapper with Cilantro Lime Dressing and Broccoli Slaw

INGREDIENTS: Cilantro Lime Dressing: 1 cup cilantro 1/4 cup olive oil 3 tbs. Blazing Apple Cider Vinegar Juice of 1 lime 1 red snapper filet salt/pepper   Broccoli Slaw: 3 cloves garlic minced 8 mushrooms sliced 1 small bag of broccoli slaw DIRECTIONS: Cilantro Lime Dressing: Place all

Baked Chicken Wings with Homemade BBQ Sauce

INGREDIENTS: 3 lbs chicken wings/drums with skin BBQ Sauce: 1/2 organic ketchup (no high fructose corn syrup) 1 tbs. maple syrup 1 tbs. honey 1 tbs. dorchester sauce 1 tbs. balsamic vinegar 2 cloves minced garlic 1 tbs. olive oil DIRECTIONS: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Salt

Beet Salad with Burrata Cheese

INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch Red or Yellow Beets 1/4 cup toasted Pistachios 1 large Burrata Cheese bulb Shaved Ricotta Salata Cheese Olive Oil Balsamic Vinegar Salt/Pepper to taste   DIRECTIONS: In a large pot boil the beets with skin on for 45 minutes. Under running water peel the skin

Healthy Pecan Pie

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups raw pecans 3 tbs almond flour 1/2 cup maple syrup 2 tbs melted coconut oil 1 tbs almond milk 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla 3 eggs 1 store bought gluten free pie crust DIRECTIONS: Prepare pie crust according to directions on package and preheat

Healthy Chicken Salad

INGREDIENTS 2 large marinated (see below for marinade) chicken breasts diced 3 tbs Mayonnaise 1 1/2 tsp Dijon Mustard 1/4 cup organic grapes sliced in half 1/4 cup toasted walnuts 3 green onions diced small Marinade 3 cloves chopped garlic 2 tbs lemon juice 3 tbs olive oil 1 -

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

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