Fig & Onion Flatbread Pizza

Who said pizza can’t be healthy! Ingredients: 1 tsp Olive oil 1 white onion, sliced 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 multi-grain flatbread 1/4 cup ricotta cheese 1 minced Garlic clove 2 fresh figs, quartered Handful of Arugula (or parsley if you don’t care for arugula) Directions: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. In a medium…

It’s Pizza Day!! Pesto Cheese Pizza to be Exact!

Ingredients: 1 – whole wheat pizza dough 2 cups (packed) fresh basil leaves 1/4 cup pine nuts 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp H2O 1 large Garlic clove quartered 1/2 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Fresh cracked pepper 1/4 cup part – skim ricotta cheese 1/4 cup shredded Mozzarella…

Mushroom & Farro Soup

Ingredients: 2 tbsp butter 1 Small onion diced 1 – 8 oz container of mushrooms of choice 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley 3 cups of Vegetable broth 3/4 cup of Farro 1 tbsp of Sherry Cracked black pepper Directions: Heat butter in a saucepan over medium heat, add onions and mushrooms. Cook until mushrooms are…

Pan – Seared Fresh Fish Tacos

Ingredients: 1 lb. Fresh grouper Sea Salt & Cracked pepper 2 tbsp olive oil 8 tortillas (Corn, spinach, veggie whatever you prefer) 1 Avocado diced 1 Peach diced 1/4 cup diced red onion 3/4 cup finely shredded red cabbage 1/4 cup minced cilantro 2 limes quartered Directions: Season both sides of your fresh grouper with…

Basil White Bean Hummus

Ingredients: 1 can of Cannellini beans – drained & rinsed 2 Garlic Cloves 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar 1 Tablespoon Tahini 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 lemon, juiced Bunch of fresh basil leaves for garnish Directions: Blend all ingredients in your food processor minus…

Spinach & Israeli Couscous

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup Harvest Grains Blend (I buy mine at Trader Joe’s) 1 Tablespoon butter 4 oz of fresh spinach 1 Tablespoon of olive oil Directions: Place a pot of water on the stove and bring that to a boil. Once the water is boiling add your butter and Harvest Grains blend. Bring the…

Lemon & Artichoke Dip

Ingredients: 1 – 14 oz can of artichoke hearts in water 1 Lemon, juiced and zested 3 Cloves of garlic 1 Cup of plain Greek yogurt 1/2 cup white beans, rinsed & drained 1/4 cup fresh parsley 2 Tablespoons Parmesan Cheese Fresh ground Black pepper to taste Directions: It really doesn’t get any easier than…

Chive Biscuits

Ingredients 2 cups All-purpose flour 1 tbsp Baking powder 1 tsp Kosher salt 1 tsp Sugar 1/4 lb unsalted butter, cold and diced 3/4 cup Half and Half 1/2 cup Fresh Chives, chopped 1egg mixed with 1 tablespoon water, for egg wash Directions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar in a bowl. Add the…

Shrimp Boil – The Easy Way!

INGREDIENTS: 1 pound baby Dutch yellow potatoes 3 ears corn, each cut crosswise into 6 pieces 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 (12.8-ounce) package smoked andouille sausage, thinly sliced 1 lemon, cut into wedges 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves…

Holy Crab Mac & Cheese!

Ingredients 1 lb. elbow pasta 1/4 c. butter 1 shallot, finely diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 c. all-purpose flour 2 c. milk kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 c. shredded white Cheddar 1 c. shredded mozzarella 1 lb. lump crab meat Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish Directions Preheat oven to 375º. In a…

Let’s Make Some Crab Rangoon’s Fresh!

Ok so this one isn’t the healthiest of recipes but my goodness are they good! Crab rangoon’s are actually one of my step fathers favorite things to order so I figured I’d add my version of crab rangoon’s.

Banana Peanut Butter Chia Seed Pudding

Ingredients 2 very ripe bananas 1 1/2 cups low fat milk 1/2 cup natural creamy peanut butter 3 tablespoons chia seeds Directions In a blender, puree the banana, milk and peanut butter. Transfer the mixture to a medium bowl and stir in the chia seeds. Cover with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for…

Asian Style Chicken, Veggies, and Rice Meal

Ingredients 10 chicken tenders or 4-5 breasts 1 ½ cups uncooked brown basmati rice 2 cups baby carrots 2-3 cups broccoli florets or steam-fresh style bag 1 TBS olive oil 1 large clove of garlic, minced ½ cup low sodium soy sauce 4-5 TBS hoisin sauce 2 TBS brown sugar 1 tsp sesame oil 1-2…

Chicken Pesto Stuffed Pita Meal Prep Time!

Ingredients 2 large chicken breasts 1 tablespoon olive oil salt & pepper Veggies 6 cups mixed vegetables, cut into chunks: red onion bell pepper zucchini 1 tablespoon olive oil salt & pepper Other ⅓ cup pesto 4 pita pockets Directions Heat oven to 425°F. Toss chicken breast with olive oil and salt & pepper and…

Greek Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

Ingredients 1 cup whole milk greek yogurt 1 cucumber 1 tsp garlic powder, divided 2½ tsp salt, divided 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 Tbsp. white vinegar 1 Tbsp. dill, (minced fresh dill, dried dill weed, or dill paste all work fine) 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into 4- 4oz. portions…

Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts

These stuffed chicken breasts are so easy and absolutely delicious! This recipe takes no time at all and it is about as healthy as a stuffed chicken could get.

Fresh Banana Chips

Banana chips are nothing new but they don’t get enough recognition. These chips are a healthy alternative to potato chips and you can eat a lot more of them too!

Pan Fried Cinnamon Bananas

Ingredients 2 slightly overripe bananas 2 tablespoons sugar(you can substitute granulated Splenda, if you like) 1 teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon nutmeg Olive oil spray Directions Slice the bananas into rounds, approximately ⅓ inch thick. In a small bowl, combine the sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Set aside. Spray a large  skillet with olive oil spray. Warm over medium heat. Add the banana rounds…

Woodford Reserve Marinated Rack of Lamb

Ingredients 1/4 cup whiskey/bourbon  2 cups mild olive oil 1/2 cup finely chopped garlic 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh ginger 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh rosemary 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 1/4 lb (3) racks of lamb, trimmed of excess fat and sinew 5 tbsps olive oil 2 tsps coarse kosher salt 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh Italian parsley 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh…

Parmesan Zucchini Chips

Parmesan zucchini chips are a wonderful healthy alternative to an age old favorite, potato chips. Simple recipe, full flavored chip and healthy?

Chicken Fajitas; A Perfect Prep Meal

It’s chicken fajita night at my house and I love this recipe so much I thought I should share it with you. These fajitas have a nice spice to them as well as a freshness that really will light your tastebuds on fire!

Low Carb Coconut Bars

So if your a normal human being your busy, and stopping when your hungry isn’t always an option. Good thing you can make these really great low carb coconut bars to take on the go!

Seared Salmon in Dill Avodaise Sauce

Ok this one is a little trickier than the last few I’ve posted for you but I promise you it’s totally worth it! This dill avodaise sauce beautifully compliments the seared salmon.

Shrimp Linguine in a Tomato & Feta Sauce

Growing up in the Florida Keys make seafood my easiest favorite go to. Recently someone pointed out to me that seafood can be really tricky if you have never prepared it before.

Avocado Tzatziki Sauce

A beautiful and fresh avocado tzatziki sauce is a great snack as well as a wonderful appetizer. This super fresh recipe is simple to make and is sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Pecan Pie Bars

Pecan pie is one of my personal favorite holiday pies to make and eat. Downside is I have to wait for Thanksgiving and/or Christmas to have this yuumy treat.

Hot Crab Dip

A hot crab dip that would make a mermaid jump for joy! Fresh chives, dill, and lemon add a nice natural kick to this dip.

Honey Garlic Shrimp

Honey garlic shrimp really is just the bee’s knees. The sweetness of the honey and the spice of the garlic is a perfect pair combination of flavor.

Parmesan & Spinach Orzo

This is a hardy, flavorful dish that makes a wonderful addition to any meal, but it’s just as good on it’s own as well!

Strawberry Ripple Almond Cheesecake

Another lovely twist on a classic. Cheesecakes these days are being made with a little bit of everything so we thought we would toss this in the ring.

Healthy Ferrero Rocher Truffles

I can’t believe I’m saying this but Holy Shiitake mushrooms guys!!! You can make the near godly Ferrero Rocher Truffles healthy!

Lemon Raspberry Bars

These delicious lemon raspberry bars are sure to satisfy your cravings. This sweet and sour bar is really easy to make and keep really well.

Fancy a Parfait?

You could eat one every morning and never get tired of it as long as you keep changing out your “goodies”.

Cilantro-Lime Rice with Shrimp and Black Beans

This recipe is sure not to disappoint, simple yet delicious. Using fresh lime adds a nice pop to the shrimp and compliments the jasmine rice and cilantro. Always try and buy your product’s locally and as fresh as possible for the best tasting meal. Ingredients: Shrimp 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 lb. raw shrimp, peeled…

Savory Spinach Quiche

Our savory spinach quiche is filling and easy to make. This is something that is wonderful as a hot dish or a cold

Chicken Asparagus Penne

This chicken asparagus penne is a great simple go to meal. A very filling meal that you can toss together in a jiffy, to make it even easier you could prep it! Ingredients: 1 (16) oz package dried penne pasta 5 tablespoons olive oil 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts – cubed Salt & pepper to taste…