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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
What more could you want?! A fantastic infused recipe
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…
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…
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…
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…
Fresh Pan – seared scallops are to die for. Fresh and simple it’s sure to make your tummy jump for joy!
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.
Fresh Spanish seafood paella is a hearty meal that’s fit for an army!
Fresh pesto and parmesan chicken is a lovely fresh meal that is sure to satisfy the best of them.
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…
These muffins are not only great for breakfast but desert as well.
These are my favorite breakfast muffins bar none! This muffin is basically a breakfast sandwich minus all the bread.
Alright all our vegan friend’s this one’s for you! A healthy hot breakfast bowl loaded with goodies that are sure to help boost start your day.
It’s been a long week treat yourself to a mid week BBQ in the back yard with the family.
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…
Add a little zing to your meal with this Fiesta Chicken & Rice Bowl.
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…
Back with another great meal prep recipe that’s both sweet & spicy, while being healthy and full of protein.
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…
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.
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!
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…
Melon, prosciutto and basil skewers are a fun to add to any brunch tapa menu. Sweet, savory and still a finger food.
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…
Woodford Reserve, Chambord Liqueur and a little special something.
Chambord Liqueur, Cranberry juice and a surprise!
Finlania and Chambord with a little sweetness added in.
This really doesn’t need an introduction does it?
Parmesan zucchini chips are a wonderful healthy alternative to an age old favorite, potato chips. Simple recipe, full flavored chip and healthy?
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!
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!
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.
Well I guess the secret is out, I’m addicted to good steak! I try to maintain a healthy diet but god, I just can’t deny a good steak. It would be a crime!
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.
This is a true meat dish if I do say so myself! I’m a BIG bacon lover and really like to find any kind of recipe to incorporate it with.
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 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.
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 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.
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!
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.
I can’t believe I’m saying this but Holy Shiitake mushrooms guys!!! You can make the near godly Ferrero Rocher Truffles healthy!
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.
Chocolate Chia seed energy bars are a healthy and tasty grab and go snack.
Have you ever had a good old fashion tea party before?
A power breakfast is the perfect way to start your morning off right!
Is there anything better than a thick, juicy delicious bone-in rib eye steak.. hm… we don’t think so either! Don’t worry we have a delectable recipe for you.
Time for a Mediterranean style dinner, loaded with vegetables, protein and healthy oils.
The BLT was originally served as tea sandwiches before the 1900.
Banana pancakes make it easy to have a great cheat breakfast.
We’re feeling fancy today so we have decided to spice up an old classic.
This recipe is for a nice dinner of 4 or you could always package freeze and enjoy it later!
Crockpot meal sent straight from heaven!
Here we go with another great vegan & gluten free meal!
First of all we want to point out that this taco salad is not only low carb but it’s also gluten-free.
You could eat one every morning and never get tired of it as long as you keep changing out your “goodies”.
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…
This recipe puts a spin on the traditional pasta salad by adding a light and fresh component.
Our savory spinach quiche is filling and easy to make. This is something that is wonderful as a hot dish or a cold
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…
Spinach wraps with Pita chips and Healthy dip are a great easy go to for lunch on the go.