Creating Edible Art

A mother, wife, sister, daughter, friend that enjoys creating art on a plate. For more than 20 years, I have enjoyed family and friends telling me how great my dishes look and taste. I have been asked…why dont you open a restaurant? My answer always: when you cook for the masses, you no longer enjoy…

Guava Protein Oatmeal

2 guavas. (If you can find red better) 1 cup Quaker Oats 2 cups water 12 oz of milk or protein shake 3-6 cloves 2 cinnamon sticks Dash of salt Directions  Peel the guava, remove the seeds (optional) and cut the flesh into small cubes. Add the cloves, cinnamon and salt to a pot with…

Split Pea Soup with Bacon and Chorizo

A delicious soup with fiber, protein, Iron & zinc that is comforting and beautiful. The Canadian Bacon and chorizo will give this soup a delicious smokey flavor that will bring you back memories and create new ones. Ingredients 1 lbs dried split peas, soaked if possible overnight. 1 white onion diced 2 cloves garlic minced…

Chicken Nuggets & Protein Waffles

Ingredients: Sauce: 1 Tbs honey 2 Tbs dijon mustard Chicken: 1 1/2 pounds chicken breast tenders cut into 1 inch pieces 1 cup low-fat buttermilk 1/2 cup coarsely crushed cornflakes 1/4 cup seasoned breadcrumbs 1 tablespoon French’s Crispy fried onions 1 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon of salt…

Easy Delicious Homemade Refried Beans

Ingredients 1 Tbs of olive oil 1/4 onion diced 1-2 garlic cloves minced 1/2 tsp of cumin 1/2 tsp of chili 2 cups of soften pinto beans (you can used canned rinsed and drained) 1/2 cup beef broth Directions In a non stick skillet set to medium high heat, add onions, garlic, cumin, chili, in…

Easy Chicken Salad Wrap

Ingredients 1 cup of diced rotisserie chicken 1/4 of dried cranberries (or raisins) 1/4 cup diced celery 1/4 cup of diced green peppers 1/2 cup of diced red peppers 1/2 cup of greek non fat yogurt 3-4 large green leaves of green lettuce 1/2 tsp of ground turmeric 1/2 tsp of ground cumin Directions In…

Codfish (Salted Pollok) Salad

Salted Pollock is a fish that has been cured with dry salt for preservation. Its the oldest method in the world. There are ways to make sure you don’t feel like you are eating just salt. Once you do any of these methods: boiled, rinsed, soaked over night or any you might prefer, the taste…

Chicken Zucchini Patties

Ingredients 2 small sized zucchinis, grated (squeeze out all the excess moisture) 1 lb 99% lean ground chicken (or turkey) 1/2 cup ricotta cheese 2 eggs 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp Italian seasoning 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp pepper 1 tbsp olive oil Cooking Spray Directions Shred the zucchini using…

Lentil Chickpea Salad

If you are looking to meal prep a delicious side dish, a healthy lunch or just a filling fun salad for the next cookout…. This Lentil Chickpea Salad is it!! Ingredients 2 cups of uncooked lentils 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 small red onion, diced 1 large tomato, chopped 1/2 medium zucchini , chopped 4…

Asparagus White Bean Soup

Ingredients 2 tbsp unsalted butter 3 cloves Garlic (minced) 1 tbsp of Mrs Dash Table Blend seasoning 1/2 white onion diced 1/2 of green bell pepper diced 2 orange or yellow sweet peppers sliced 1 15oz can of white beans rinsed & drained 1 bunch or 2-3 cups Asparagus (without woody ends; cut into 1/2-inch…

Healthy Chicken Stir Fry

Ingredients 1 lb Chicken breast diced into bite size pieces 12 oz Broccoli florets 1/4 of colored peppers diced (red, green, yellow) 2 carrots peeled and sliced 2 cloves Garlic 1/2 yellow or white vidalia onion diced 2 tsp grated or minced Ginger 2 Tbs of coconut amino liquid 1 cup of water + 1/4…