Rosemary Roasted Chicken Thighs

I love roasting chicken in the oven. Using chicken thighs is a budget friendly option and this recipe is little prep so you’ll have a meal ready to go in no time. Its lightly seasoned with salted butter, rosemary and a touch of paprika. Toss some veggies in the oven with a little oil, garlic, and pepper and roast in the oven while the chicken … Continue reading Rosemary Roasted Chicken Thighs

Slow Cooker Chicken with Cinnamon Apples and Roma Tomatoes

I love cooking in the Fall. The smell of cinnamon and apples is so delicious. This recipe has less than 10 ingredients, quick to prep, and in a few hours you have a wonderful meal ready for two. I like to serve this with fresh vegetables on the side like green beans, and brown rice, or whole grains like quinoa, or farrow. Yield: 2 servings … Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken with Cinnamon Apples and Roma Tomatoes

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Rosemary, Parsley, and Basil Hummus

Creamy chickpeas blended with rosemary, parsley, and fresh basil. I love hummus and this one is one of my favorites!  Yield: 2 cups of hummus For the Hummus: 1 can chickpeas; drained and rinsed 1/2 cup fresh parsley 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves 1/2 tsp. rosemary 1/2 a lemon; juiced salt; to taste olive oil, to taste; add as needed  Preparation: For the hummus:  Wash and pat … Continue reading Rosemary, Parsley, and Basil Hummus

Cucumber Salad with Moscato and Rice Wine 

This lovely cucumber salad is a great side dish for any barbecue, picnic, or outdoor get together with friends. Its simple and so easy to make. Fresh vegetables paired with rice wine vinegar and moscato wine, makes it a great marinade that’s slightly sweet and super delicious! Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 1 cup red cabbage 1 cucumber 3 celery stalks 2 carrots 1/4 tsp celery … Continue reading Cucumber Salad with Moscato and Rice Wine 

Zucchini and Squash Noodles with Sun- dried Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

Zoodles are so fun to make! It’s a great way to get more veggies into your diet and so delicious and ready in minutes! This dish is whipped up with sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil in a simple sauce of olive oil and a little butter. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 zucchini 1 squash 6 sun-dried tomatoes 1 tbsp.butter 3 tbsp. olive oil fresh basil … Continue reading Zucchini and Squash Noodles with Sun- dried Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

summer salad with kiwi, red cabbage, and cherries

Summer Salad with Kiwi, Cherries, Romaine, and Red Cabbage

I love making simple salads I can make in minutes. This lovely salad has crispy romaine lettuce, shredded red cabbage, fresh kiwi, and sweet cherries. Its great on hot days, and for a quick and delicious meal at home. Yield: 1 salad Ingredients: 1 cup romaine lettuce 1/3 cup shredded red cabbage 1 kiwi 6 black cherries 1/2 tbsp. sesame seeds 1 tbsp. olive oil … Continue reading Summer Salad with Kiwi, Cherries, Romaine, and Red Cabbage

Strawberry Banana Smoothie with Red Grapes and Coconut Milk

Ah Smoothies! I love them. When I’m post-workout, or when I want a creamy sweet treat in the Summertime I’ll whip up one of these and be on cloud nine. The combination of coconut milk, strawberries, and red grapes is so delicious! Yield: 1 smoothie Ingredients: 1 frozen banana 1/2 cup frozen strawberries 6 frozen red grapes 1 cup coconut milk 1 tbsp. flax-seed 1 … Continue reading Strawberry Banana Smoothie with Red Grapes and Coconut Milk