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

Sauteed Kale with Shredded Coconut and Pecans

Kale is such a fantastic green loaded with healthy benefits. The shredded coconut gives this salad a light sweetness, and the pecans lend a nice texture and crunch. Lightly sauteed the flavors meld,and smell delicious when cooking. This is my go to when I want a light lunch or dinner I’ll toss in some canned tuna for extra protein. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 tbsp. … Continue reading Sauteed Kale with Shredded Coconut and Pecans

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Cantaloupe, Banana, and Coconut Smoothie

    After a workout or when I’m on the go I love to make smoothies. Especially when its hot outside, I like cold drinks. This is packed with fruit, protein, and healthy coconut milk. You can mix any fruit or non-dairy milk you like. I also love using pineapple and strawberries in my smoothies. Yield: 1 smoothie Ingredients: 1 frozen banana 1/2 cup frozen … Continue reading Cantaloupe, Banana, and Coconut Smoothie

Sauteed Green Cabbage with Celery Seeds and Sesame Seeds

I love cabbage, its healthy and goes well in all types of cuisine. I love to make this and eat all week. I mix it with different grains, scrambled eggs, salads, roasted vegetables, tuna, and my favorite tacos! This is quick and easy, and ready in ten minutes! Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 cup green cabbage 2 tbsp. olive oil ¼ tsp. celery seed 1 … Continue reading Sauteed Green Cabbage with Celery Seeds and Sesame Seeds

Miniature Pudding pies with Fresh Fruit Toppings

I love making these little pudding pies. Less than 30 minutes and you have a delicious dessert. The crust is made with crushed cookies, and you can use any flavor pudding you prefer.  In this recipe I used vanilla wafers to make the crust, and for the pudding I made tapioca, butterscotch, and vanilla. Note: If you are short on time you can buy pre-made … Continue reading Miniature Pudding pies with Fresh Fruit Toppings

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Barbecue Shredded Chicken

I love slow cooker recipes, and this is perfect for gatherings with friends in the summertime.  With just 5 ingredients, and little prep, you’ll have a wonderful meal ready in just a few hours. Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 3 chicken breasts; thawed 16 ounces of barbecue sauce (any kind you like) 1/3 cup of Italian dressing 2 tbsp. packed brown sugar 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce Preparation: In … Continue reading Barbecue Shredded Chicken

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Almond Milk with Honey

Making your own almond milk is simple and tastes delicious. Its lightly sweetened with honey, and can be made in an afternoon.  I used honey for this recipe, you can also use maple syrup or agave. Yield: 3-5 cups Note: Once completed this will last 4-7 days. Ingredients: 1 cup raw almonds 4 cups water; divided 1-2 tbsp. acacia honey, maple syrup, or agave 2 … Continue reading Almond Milk with Honey