Cauliflower Breadsticks

Cauliflower Breadsticks Cauliflower Breadsticks Ingredients 1 head raw cauliflower, riced 1/2 cup shredded Mozzarella Cheese 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese 1 large egg 1/2 tablespoon freshly minced garlic 1/2 tablespoon freshly chopped basil 1/2 tablespoon freshly chopped Italian flat-leaf parsley 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 3/4 cup shredded Mozzarella Cheese [save for topping] Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. To rice the cauliflower I broke it up into florets. Then I placed it in Ninja and pulsed until it was the texture of rice. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients [minus[Continued…]

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General's Chicken Stir-fry, chicken, recipe

General’s Chicken Stir-fry

General’s Chicken Stir-fry Generals Chicken Stir-fry 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2″ cubes 1 Onion, sliced 1 c Carrots, sliced ½ Sm Cabbage, sliced 1 c Sugar Snap Peas, 1/2” slices 1 T Braggs Liquid Aminos [or Low-Sodium Soy Sauce] 1 t Sriracha Sauce For the sauce: 1 Garlic clove, minced ¼ c sugar-free apricot preserves 1 T water (if needed…) 1 T Bragg’s Liquid Aminos [or Low-sodium soy sauce] 1 t chili paste ½ t dijon [or hot chinese] mustard ½ t black pepper ½ t ground ginger ½ t curry powder   Cut up chicken breasts[Continued…]

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Crockpot Chicken Tikka Masala

Crockpot Chicken Tikka Masala

Crockpot Chicken Tikka Masala Crockpot Chicken Tikka Masala   Ingredients: 3lbs    Chicken Breast, Boneless, Skinless, cut into 1 1/2″ chunks 1         Onion, Large, diced 4         Garlic Cloves, minced 2T       Ginger 1can   Tomato Puree (29oz) 1 1/2c  Greek Yogurt, Plain, Nonfat 1T        Olive Oil 2T        Garam Masala 1t         Tumeric, powder 1T        Cumin 1/2T     Paprika 1t         Salt 3/4t      Cinnamon 3/4t      Black Pepper 2t         Cayenne Pepper (1-3t depending on your heat tolerance) ****** 2          Bay Leaves ****** 1c        Almond Milk 3T       Corn Starch Directions: Add everything above the asterisks (******) in a large bowl, mix well ensuring the chicken is well covered. Dump into crockpot.  Add Bay[Continued…]

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Crockpot Creole Chicken and Sausage

Crockpot Creole Chicken and Sausage

Crockpot Creole Chicken and Sausage Crockpot Creole Chicken and Sausage   Ingredients: 1lb       Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast 13oz    Hillshire Farms Turkey Kielbasa, cut into small chunks or slices 1c        Onion, chopped 2          Garlic Cloves, minced 1 1/4c  Chicken Broth, Low sodium 1can    Tomatoes, Diced (14.5oz) 3T        Tomato Paste 2t         Creole Seasoning 1/4t      Cayenne Pepper Be sure to opt for low sodium and no salt added options when available.   Directions: Add all ingredients into your Crockpot.  Cover and cook on low 6-8 or on high for 3. Shred chicken and return to the Crockpot, continue cooking for an additional 20 minutes,. Serve over[Continued…]

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stuffed chicken, chicken, recipe, laughing cow,

Stuffed Chicken

Stuffed Chicken   This stuffed chicken recipe can easily be modified for variety by changing what flavor of Laughing Cow cheese you choose along with what you choose to stuff the chicken with.  We have added broccoli, bacon, peppers and onion before.  Let your imagination run wild and your stomach will thank you for it 🙂 Ingredients: 4 Boneless, skinless chicken breast 4 Wedges Laughing Cow 8 Slices LF Ham 1c Almond Flour Directions: Preheat oven to 350 Slice opening in each chicken breast about 2 inches long and proceed to slice internally until the breast is cut in half height wise[Continued…]

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Grilled Bacon Wrapped Seafood, bacon, shrimp, scallops, seafood, skewers, bbq, grill, grilling

Bacon Wrapped Seafood

Bacon Wrapped Seafood   This bacon wrapped seafood recipe is sure to be a grilling hit! Ingredients: 2T Lemon Juice 1/2t Cayenne Pepper 1/8t Garlic Powder 12 Jumbo Shrimp, uncooked, peeled and deveined 6 Large Sea Scallops, halved widthwise 12 Bacon Strips, halved (Turkey Bacon for us) 1 Lemon, medium cut into wedges 24 Toothpicks, or 4-6 skewers Directions: In large Ziplock bag combine all ingredients except bacon and lemon wedges. Ensure shrimp and scallops are coated well, let stand 10 minutes. Cook bacon almost done, let drain and set aside. Wrap one bacon piece around each shrimp and scallop[Continued…]

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beef kabobs, beef kebabs, skewers, bbq, grill, grilling, summer time, dinner. dinner time

Beef Kabobs

Beef Kabobs Beef Kabobs are always a summer time favorite 🙂  Make ahead and keep warm for large gatherings or have them build their own to put on the grill themselves. Ingredients: 1-2 lbs     Sirloin Steak, cubed 1/3c         Soy Sauce 1/3c         Lemon Juice 1/4c         Honey 1/4c         Water 1/2 lb       Mushrooms, cleaned (cut if too large) 1 med      Onion, cut in chunks 1              Bell Pepper (any color), cut in chunks   Directions: Mix all wet ingredients in a large Ziploc bag.  Add cubed meat ensuring that it is well coated.  Seal bag and place in refrigerator overnight, or a minimum of 1 hour.[Continued…]

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Rosemary Balsamic Pork Loin, Balsamic vinegar, pork loin, pork chops, marinade, bbq, grilling, dinner, dinner time, recipe

Rosemary Balsamic Pork Loin

Rosemary Balsamic Pork Loin     Rosemary Balsamic Pork Loin was my go to meal for so long my hubby got burned out on it, lol.  I am going to be using it on pork chops this week instead of our usual loin to see if I can sneak it by him :-\   Ingredients for Marinade: 1/4c     Healthy Oil, like Coconut or Olive 1/2c     Balsamic Vinegar 1 1/2t   Garlic, minced 1 1/2t   Rosemary, crushed dried 1 1/2t   Worcestershire sauce 1 1/2t   Dijon Mustard Directions: In a large Ziploc bag mix all marinade ingredients.  Add meat of your choice and coat[Continued…]

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Grilled Balsamic Zucchini

Balsamic Grilled Zucchini

Balsamic Grilled Zucchini     This balsamic grilled zucchini recipe is super quick and easy.  It’s amazing how much flavor it adds in a short amount of time and makes a fabulous side dish for just about any meal. Ingredients: 4      (small) zucchinis, quartered lengthwise 2t     Olive Oil 1/2t  Garlic Powder 1/2t  Garlic, minced *optional 1t     Italian Seasoning 2T    Balsamic Vinegar   Directions: Mix all ingredients, minus the zucchini, in a large Ziploc bag.  Add zucchini to the bag and ensure it is well covered with the marinade.  Set aside and let marinade while your grill is preheating, up to 1 hour.  Grill[Continued…]

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Light Terkiyaki Sauce, healthy eating, weight loss

Healthier Teriyaki Sauce

Healthier Teriyaki Sauce   1/4 c Bragg’s Liquid Aminos 2 Tbs Green Onion, sliced 1 Tbs Garlic, minced 2 pkg Stevia or similar 2 Tbs Agave 1 tsp Ginger, Ground 1 Tbs Sesame Oil   Combine all ingredients in small sauce pan.  Simmer to meld flavors, apx  minutes   I use this healthier teriyaki sauce to marinate diced chicken to put in my Stir-fry.  It always turns out tasty.  Don’t forget to serve over Coconut Rice!

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