Grilled Chicken & Sweet Potatoes

Chicken & Sweet Potatoes

I’ve tried several recipes that involved foil packets cooked on the grill.  I like them!  They’re SO easy and they don’t heat up the kitchen! So here’s the latest and it’s super easy. Ingredients & Directions: In a big piece of foil, tightly wrap 1 small chicken breast cut into cubes, 1 chopped sweet potato, sliced scallions, a dash of sriracha, a palmful of sesame seeds (optional) … [Read more...]

Potato-Sausage Foil Packs

Potato-Sausage Foil Packs

Smoked sausage makes everything delicious and this recipe for Potato-Sausage Foil Packs is no exception.  It was delicious! Ingredients: 1 package (14 ounces) smoked turkey kielbasa, sliced (I used smoked sausage) 2 large potatoes, cut into wedges 1 each medium green, sweet red and yellow peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 medium onion, chopped 4 teaspoons lemon juice 4 teaspoons … [Read more...]

Kale Cobb Salad

Kale Cobb Salad

I don’t have a lot of good dinner/salad recipes so I was pretty excited about this one.  I didn’t mix everything together in the bowl.  Instead I made individual servings so every bite would be packed with goodies.  I’ll definitely be making it again. Ingredients: 6 slices bacon (1) ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup chopped shallot (I omitted) 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 teaspoons Dijon … [Read more...]

Simply Grilled Salmon

Simply Grilled Salmon

This is another great salmon recipe that I’ll definitely be making again.  The marinade can also be used for chicken, other types of fish, shrimp, lamb or pork.  I’ve only tried it with the salmon but I imagine it would be good for other cuts of meat. Ingredients: 1 lb. salmon (1) 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon salt ¼ cup extra … [Read more...]

Ham & Zucchini Italiano

Ham & Zucchini Italiano

Yes, I’ll freely admit this combination sounds a little iffy.  But it was actually very good.  And easy. Ingredients: 3 thinly sliced medium zucchini 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon dried basil salt & pepper, to taste 10 slices smoked deli ham 1 cup marinara or spaghetti sauce 2/3 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese Directions: Sauté zucchini in olive oil until … [Read more...]

Simple Herb Crusted Salmon

Simple Herb Crusted Salmon

Salmon has been on the menu a lot lately so I’ve been on the hunt for other ways to make it besides baked with olive oil and lemon pepper.  I wasn’t sure about this recipe but David said it was a definite keeper.  So here you go! Ingredients: 2 salmon fillets (6 ounces each) (1) 1 heaping tablespoon coconut flour 2 tablespoons fresh parsley (2) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon … [Read more...]

Crock Pot Rotisserie Style Chicken Recipe

Rotisserie Style Chicken

I made my first batch of bone broth last week but I made this recipe first.  I cooked a chicken in the crock pot and then used the drippings, bones and skin to make bone broth.  The chicken was a hit and so was the broth. Ingredients: 1 (4-5 lb) whole roasting chicken 3 teaspoons kosher salt (1) 1 teaspoon smoked paprika (2) 1 teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon dried thyme 1 … [Read more...]