Bruschetta

Ingredients Ingredients For Tomate Bruschetta: 6 Roma tomatoes 1 1/2 lbs, diced 1/3 cup basil leaves chopped 5 garlic cloves divided 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp black pepper balsamic glaze (optional) Ingredients for toast 1 baguette 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup…

Crockpot Pork Chops

Ingredients 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed 1/2 cup ketchup 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce 1-3 tablespoon red chile paste (I used Gourmet Garden) 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 3-5 pounds boneless pork chops (thick cut 1″- 1 1/2″) 1/4 cup cornstarch Directions Add ingredients (except pork…

Shrimp Linguine in a Tomato and White Wine Sauce

ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 Tbs of cumin 1/4 cup white wine 1/2 cup of vegetable broth 2 plum tomatoes diced 1/2 teaspoon oregano salt and pepper to taste 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined 3 cups fresh spinach 1 pound linguine (I used whole wheat) (gluten…

Garlic Dijon Shrimp Salmon

Ingredients 1 1/2 lb salmon filet 2 Tbsp fresh parsley chopped 2 Tbsp light olive oil not extra virgin 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 3 garlic cloves pressed 1/2 Tbsp Dijon mustard 1/2 tsp salt we use sea salt 1/8 tsp black pepper Instructions Preheat oven to 350˚F using aluminum foil and parchment paper, place…

Walnut Kiwi Salad

This is a simple salad but don’t be fooled….simple in the sense of easy to make, definitely not in its flavor profile. Crisp lettuce, creamy ranch, strength of walnuts and delicious refreshing kiwi. Ingredients 1 head of Boston lettuce 2 ripe kiwis 1 Tbs of walnuts 2 Tbs of ranch dressing Directions Brake/cut lettuce up,…

Papaya: Did You Know

Did you know? “Papayas contain high levels of antioxidants vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E. Diets high in antioxidants may reduce the risk of heart disease. The antioxidants prevent the oxidation of cholesterol. When cholesterol oxidizes, it’s more likely to create blockages that lead to heart disease.” ~webmd

Peach Pie

Ingredients 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 4-1/2 cups peeled diced peaches Dough for double-crust pie (I had store bought, pack of two) 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 egg white 1 Tbs of water Vanilla ice cream, optional, for…

Mango Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

Ingredients 14 oz. lite coconut milk 6 tbsp chia seeds 5 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut 5-6 tbsp pure maple syrup , adjust amt. depending on preferred sweetness 1 teasp vanilla extract fresh mango , diced and chilled Directions In a bowl, combine the coconut milk, chia seeds, shredded coconut, maple syrup and vanilla extract. Whisk…

Turkey, Egg & Cheese Egg White Cups

Ingredients 2 cups spinach 1 roma tomato 2 cups egg white ( I used Egg Beaters) salt, to taste ½ teaspoon pepper 1 cup of diced deli turkey 1 cup of diced deli white cheddar cheese Directions Preheat the oven to 350˚F (180˚C). Lightly grease a muffin tin. Divide equally the spinach, tomatoes, turkey &…

Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers With Red Quinoa

Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil1/2 pound lean ground turkey1/2 yellow onion, diced2 cloves garlic, minced2 teaspoons chili powder1 teaspoon cumin1/2 teaspoon paprika3/4 teaspoon kosher saltBlack pepper, to taste28 ounces diced Tomatoes, (diced tomatoes in puree is even better)1/2 cup cooked red quinoajuice of one lime3 extra large bell peppers, halved and seeded1/2 cup…