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Chicken & Broccoli Orzo

Chicken & Broccoli Orzo

Since this recipe is made with orzo, a whole grain pasta, it's healthier for you as oppose to other pastas. This makes orzo a more nutritious option, especially when it's combined with healthy foods, like vegetables and lean proteins. Enjoy! Makes 4 Servings, takes...

30-MINUTE TURKEY SAUSAGE AUTUMN SOUP

30-MINUTE TURKEY SAUSAGE AUTUMN SOUP

Fall/Autumn is near, so I was excited to make my turkey sausage soup today as it began to rain and the weather got cooler. I felt the weather change, I sat and savored this hot bowl of brothy goodness with a smile. This soup recipe is low in fat, low in carbs and high...

Quick & Easy Chicken, Broccoli & Carrot Soup

Quick & Easy Chicken, Broccoli & Carrot Soup

4 Servings Takes 15 Minutes, Just 7 Ingredients Ingredients: 8 cups Chicken Broth 2 tbsps Ginger (sliced) 1 lb Chicken Thighs (skinless, boneless) 4 cups Broccoli (cut into florets) 1 lb Shirataki Noodles 1 cup Matchstick Carrots 1 Tablespoon of minced Garlic...

Gabby’s Decadent Energy Bites

Gabby’s Decadent Energy Bites

This rich and filling energy bite makes for the perfect pick-me-up! Oats, maca powder, and honey will help propel you throughout your day while protein powder, almond butter, walnuts, and hemp hearts will help you reach your daily protein intake while helping you feel...

Zucchini & Ground Turkey Skillet

Zucchini & Ground Turkey Skillet

Takes 25 Minutes; Serves 4 & only 7 ingredients Ingredients: 1 lb Extra Lean Ground Turkey 3 Garlic (cloves, minced) Sea Salt & Black Pepper (to taste) 3 1/2 cups Diced Tomatoes (with juices) 4 Zucchini (medium, chopped) 2 tsps Cumin 1/2 tsp Onion Powder...

Chickpea Pasta Summer Salad

Chickpea Pasta Summer Salad

This chickpea pasta salad is loaded with crisp cucumbers, orange peppers, red onions and feta cheese.  You get plenty of protein and fiber from the chickpea pasta and phytonutrients from all the vegetables in every bite.  The fresh lemon and lime adds...

Spaghetti Squash & EggPlant  Medley

Spaghetti Squash & EggPlant Medley

Serves 4 1 Spaghetti Squash (medium, halved lengthwise, seeds removed) Sea Salt & Black Pepper 1 Eggplant (large, coarsely chopped) 1 Orange Bell Pepper (large, coarsely chopped) 1 Yellow Onion (large, coarsely chopped) 2 tsps of Italian Seasoning 3 cups of Fresh...

Tamari Beef & Veggies

Tamari Beef & Veggies

Serves 4 Preparation Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 6 1 1/2 lbs Extra Lean Ground Beef 1 Red Bell Pepper (diced) 6 stalks Green Onion (chopped) 2 cups Green Beans (chopped) 4 cups Bok Choy (chopped) 1/3 cup Tamari Directions: Heat a large, non-stick pan over medium...

Seafood Cream Sauce with Chickpea Pasta

Seafood Cream Sauce with Chickpea Pasta

Cook/Prep Time: 30 Minutes Serves 4 Ingredients: 10 ozs Chickpea Pasta 2 tbsps Butter 1/4 cup Parsley (chopped) 10 stalks Green Onion 2 tbsps Unbleached All Purpose Flour 1/2 cup White Cooking Wine (to taste) 2 cups Plain Cow's Yogurt, Whole Milk 1/8 tsp Cayenne...

Shrimp, Artichoke, Olive & Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Flatbread Pizza

Shrimp, Artichoke, Olive & Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Flatbread Pizza

I consider my flatbread pizza made with a low carb, high fiber tortilla and fresh ingredients to be a great alternative to regular traditional pizza and it can be a part of a healthy, balanced diet.  Making your own homemade flatbread pizza is a great option because...

Simple Tuna Steak Marinade

Simple Tuna Steak Marinade

Takes 50 Minutes Next to salmon, tuna steak is my next best fish to cook.  With this recipe all you have to do is put the ingredients altogether and let the tuna steaks marinade for 30 minutes, then grill them or sear them in a skillet over medium-high heat or...

Plain Jane Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings

Plain Jane Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings

Serves 4 Takes 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 1/3 lbs Chicken Wings 2/3 tsp Baking Powder 2/3 tsp Sea Salt 2/3 tsp Garlic Powder 1/16 oz Avocado Oil Spray Directions: Preheat the air fryer to 400ºF (205ºC). Pat the chicken wings dry and place them in a large bowl. Add the...

Patty’s Super Chopped Veggie Salad

Patty’s Super Chopped Veggie Salad

Ingredients: 8 cups Mixed Greens (chopped) 1/2 cup Cherry Tomatoes (chopped) 1/2 cup Goat Cheese (chopped) 1/4 cup Red Onion (chopped) 2 1/2 tbsps Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 1/2 tbsps Balsamic Vinegar 2 tbsps Dried Unsweetened Cranberries (chopped) 1/2 cup Grated Carrot...

Salmon Cucumber Bites

Salmon Cucumber Bites

Recipe Makes 8 Servings Ingredients: 1 cup Plain Greek Yogurt 2 Cucumber (sliced) 14 1/8 ozs Smoked Salmon (sliced) 1 tbsp of Capers Directions: Add a dollop of yogurt to each cucumber slice and top with a small slice of smoked salmon. Sprinkle with capers....

Diem’s Poached Chicken

Diem’s Poached Chicken

Poached chicken can eaten by itself or can be used on anything - wraps, salad, sandwiches, pizza, etc. And yes, you can add a ginger & scallion sauce since poached chicken by itself is just not that sexy. 😂 Recipe makes 4 Ingredients: 1 1/4 lbs Chicken Breast...

Karrie’s Bacon Wrapped Goat Cheese Dates

Karrie’s Bacon Wrapped Goat Cheese Dates

Makes 4 Servings Ingredients: 1 cup Pitted Dates 6 slices Bacon (cut in half) 2-4 ozs Goat Cheese 1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar Directions: Preheat the oven to 450°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Slice open dates, remove the pits, and stuff with 1/2 -1 teaspoon...

Red Beans with Venison Sausage

Red Beans with Venison Sausage

Since the 19th century, its been a New Orleans’s tradition to have red beans and rice on Mondays.   Because, historically Mondays were  considered as laundry days, which meant leaving the house for the day to go down the river to do laundry.   The red beans and rice...

Lemon Rosemary Styled Chicken

Lemon Rosemary Styled Chicken

This quick and easy, light recipe is the perfect summer meal. Serves 4 Takes 35 Minutes 7 Ingredients Ingredients: 1 lb Chicken Breast (skinless and boneless)4 cups Mini Potatoes (halved)4 cups Brussels Sprouts (halved)1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil2 tbsps Lemon...

Honey Turkey Burgers

Honey Turkey Burgers

Ingredients: 1 lb Extra Lean Ground Turkey1 tbsp Honey1 tsp Dried Thyme2 tsps Ground Sage1 tsp Sea Salt1 tbsp Coconut Oil Directions: In a mixing bowl, combine the ground turkey, honey, thyme, sage and salt.Divide and form the mixture into half-inch thick patties....

Chickpea Pasta Hamburger Helper

Chickpea Pasta Hamburger Helper

Ingredients: 1 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil1 1/2 lbs Extra Lean Ground Beef1 Carrot (medium, finely diced)2 tsps Dried Basil1/2 tsp Sea Salt3 1/2 cups Diced Tomatoes (with juices)1 1/2 cups Water3 1/2 ozs Chickpea Pasta (dry)4 ozs Cheddar Cheese (shredded) Direction: In...

Simple Shrimp & Green Beans Recipe

Simple Shrimp & Green Beans Recipe

Serves 4 Takes 20 Minutes Ingredients: 1 tbsp Avocado Oil (divided) 2 1/2 cups Green Beans (trimmed) 1 pound of Shrimp (raw, peeled and de-veined) 1/8 tsp Sea Salt 2 tbsp Coconut Aminos 1/2 tsp Red pepper flakes Directions: Heat half of the oil in a large skillet over...

Roasted Tomato Soup

Roasted Tomato Soup

This recipe is so tasty + easy to make!  The roasted vegetables give the soup a real deep, rich flavor! It's savory and sweet and goes perfect with a grilled cheese sandwich on a sweater weather day. Note: This tomato soup is packed with vitamins, minerals,...

Hummus & Edamame Veggie Pasta

Hummus & Edamame Veggie Pasta

This high fiber & protein vegan recipe is so easy and quick to prepare and it’s super yummy.     Leftovers are great for lunch the next day, which can be served cold or hot.   It's loaded with so many fiber- rich vegetables: edamame,...

Chocolate Protein Muffins

Chocolate Protein Muffins

This recipe was created for my client, Connor. His mother was concerned about her son eating too many sugary foods for breakfast. To cut back on his sugar intake at breakfast, here is a muffin recipe with less sugar, more protein and fiber just for Connor. He and his...

Shrimp Spaghetti with Chickpea Pasta

Shrimp Spaghetti with Chickpea Pasta

Recipe Serves 4 Ingredients: 9 ozs Chickpea Pasta1 pound of Shrimp (large, peeled, deveined)2 tbsps Extra Virgin Olive Oil3 Garlic (cloves, chopped)2 cups Crushed Tomatoes (from the can)2 tbsps Capers2 tbsps Pitted Kalamata Olives (chopped)Sea Salt & Black Pepper,...

Cindy’s Quiche Recipe

Cindy’s Quiche Recipe

While visiting my friend, Cindy in York Maine, she prepared her delicious sweet potato quiche recipe for me. Her recipe included many fresh and healthy ingredients including, some of my most favorite foods: spinach, goat cheese, sweet potatoes, onions, eggs and sun...

Chicken Fajita Soup Recipe

Chicken Fajita Soup Recipe

Makes 10 Servings Preparation Time:  45 Minutes Ingredients: 5 Chicken Breast, Boiled & Diced 2 Medium Onions Chopped 2 Cup of Bell Peppers (Tri-Colored) Diced 2 Cup of Fresh Mushrooms Chopped 2 Cans of Cream of Mushroom Soup 64 oz of Chicken Broth 2 Cup of...

Scooter’s Split Pea Soup

Scooter’s Split Pea Soup

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 1.45 mins Total: 2 hrs Servings: 8 Ingredients: 1 teaspoon butter1 tablespoon olive oil 1 ½ colored peppers (red, green, yellow and orange) diced⅓ red onion, diced¾ cup of carrots, diced2 cups dry split peas, rinsed and cleaned6 cloves garlic,...

Turkey & Vegetable Soup

Turkey & Vegetable Soup

This recipe is a great way to use up leftover turkey or chicken, which makes it a fantastic repurpose meal. It's also packed with tons of nutrient rich foods, including: yellow onions, garlic, sweet potatoes and parsley. And, it tastes even better the next day! Makes...

Lemon Spiced Chicken, Tomatoes and Potatoes

Lemon Spiced Chicken, Tomatoes and Potatoes

This chicken dish is a simple and delicious recipe you can make in a jiffy!! The assorted colors of the mini potatoes along with the cherry tomatoes resemble tiny Easter eggs. Therefore, it's the perfect recipe for lunch or dinner on Easter Sunday. Garish with plain...