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Crockpot Chicken & Veggies

There is so much you can cook in your crockpot or slow cooker, it’s not just for soups and chilis. The best thing about a crockpot is how easy it makes a meal. Throw a bunch of ingredients in, set the timer and let it do it’s thing.  We got one as a gift for […]

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Grilled Stuffed Zucchini

Zucchini is seeing some action this season on all the blogs. It is finally getting the credit it deserves.  Currently in full season, this veggie is packed full of healthful benefits.  Zucchini helps lower cholesterol and is believed to be a fighter in the prostate cancer ring.  It also lowers blood pressure and is high […]

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Grilled Swordfish with Coconut Basil Lime Sauce

Delicious Sauce! You don’t have to like swordfish to try the sauce. It’s great on almost any fish and really good with shrimp and scallops. I love making sauces with coconut milk because it is a great way to get some healthy fat into your meal with a ton of flavor. The Good Stuff: Swordfish […]

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Chicken Paillard

Love it!  That’s all that really needs to be said about this dish.  It’s fairly quick and really easy. Plus I cook up extra chicken when I’m making it so that I’ll have lunch for the next couple days. The flavors are perfect. This dish is a regular request of Vaughan’s in our house. Now, […]

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Better than country fried CHICKEN!

Let’s just be real here… There isn’t ANYTHING better than my mom’s country fried chicken with white gravy! oh how I miss that meal. So I’m not even going to pretend that this fancy (easy) dish is BETTER than fried chicken. BUT it is better for you, easier to make and absolutely tasty. Plus, you […]

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Chicken Tikka Masala

I enjoy Indian food.  The aromas and the unique powerful flavors.  The textures of the meats and the creamy sauces.  All the spices and herbs just make this cuisine unique and fabulous.  The (very few) nights where Vaughan and I don’t feel like cooking or going out, we will usually end up ordering Indian food. […]

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French Vinaigrette Chicken Salad

One of our quick go to meals is the rotisserie chicken from the local grocery store.  By Saturday after crossfit we are starving, have NOTHING at home, and are too stinky to go anywhere to eat but don’t want to wait to shower before we find something to gnaw on.   So we will more […]

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Lemon Coconut Salmon

Salmon is definitely a favorite of mine and I love to play with new recipes, but this is a sure fire keeper in my book!  And EASY! People are always asking what is the best and most sustainable fish to purchase.  In regards to salmon, the recommended salmon is Wild Caught Alaskan Salmon.  Recent research […]

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Almost Paleo Pizza (completely grain free)

When I saw this recipe cross over my computer, I started drooling at the thought of eating pizza again!  I couldn’t wait to give it a try.  I do wish I could say it is paleo. It is completely grain free but it does contain cheese.  For me, I try to avoid grain at all […]

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Garlicky Kale & Pork Chops

Pork, is it really the other white meat? And what exactly does that mean anyway? Well, in 1987, this was the advertising campaign used to bring pork back into the limelight after it had been getting a bad rap during prior years.  It worked… so well actually, that it boosted pork sales in the U.S. […]

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