Chicken and Turkey · Fish · Main Dishes

Clay Pot Paella

Pictured: Seafood paella with shrimp, calamari, scallops Ingredients: 2 cups arborio rice 1 lb large shrimp 6 chicken thighs, boned and quartered (optional) 4 ozs chorizo thinly sliced (optional) 3 garlic cloves chopped 2 1/2 cups lightly salted chicken broth 1/2 cup white wine 1/2 cup green peas 1/2 teaspoon saffron, boil in water 1… Continue reading Clay Pot Paella

Chicken and Turkey · Main Dishes · Vegan

Stuffed Peppers with Farro (vegan) or optional organic Turkey

Ingredients: cloves crushed chopped fresh garlic 1 vidalia or sweet onion 1 stalk celery 1/2 can pureed organic tomatoes (Muir Glen if possible) or use whatever tomatoes you like, fresh chopped is good too Shitake and regular mushrooms stemmed and sliced up Red and yellow pepper chopped Tablespoon aged balsamic vinegar 1 cup farro-cook in… Continue reading Stuffed Peppers with Farro (vegan) or optional organic Turkey

Chicken and Turkey · Fish · Salads

Grilled Chicken or Tuna Cobb Salad

Cobb salad with ahi tuna, snap peas, avocado, tomato, golden beets, roasted peppers. Veggies and protein change with seasonal availability and preference. Cobb salad with chicken, turkey bacon, etc – Recipe below Ingredients: Option 1: 1lb Ahi Tuna, grilled medium rare (2 minutes on 1 side, 3 minutes on the other) & thinly sliced Option 2:… Continue reading Grilled Chicken or Tuna Cobb Salad

Main Dishes · Soups · Stews · Vegan · Vegetables

Vegan Chili with fresh black beans, red lentils, organic veggies

I make many versions of my chili recipe but one thing stays the same.  The measurements for the spices.  I change the vegetables depending on whats available, I use different combo’s of beans, throw in lentils at times, either do it with ground turkey or substitute veggies for the meat and make this recipe completely… Continue reading Vegan Chili with fresh black beans, red lentils, organic veggies

Salads · Sauces · Side Dishes · Vegan · Vegetables

Roasted Plum Tomatoes

Ingredients: Tomatoes Sea salt Pepper Fresh thyme Extra Virgin Olive Oil Nice Balsamic Vinegar Directions: Roast some plum tomatoes to make them sweeter and better even in the dead of winter. Preheat oven to 350. 1. Simply split in half, clean out seeds, put on a baking dish, season with a little sea salt, pepper,… Continue reading Roasted Plum Tomatoes

Dips · Vegan · Vegetables

Fresh roasted chick pea hummos with roasted garlic , lemon and zahtar

This is a pretty simple hummos recipe using fresh soaked overnight in cold water chick peas, but if you don’t have the time I also will use organic canned chickpeas. Just drain the water and rinse. I just think the fresh ones taste way better. I boiled 3 cups of chick peas in water till… Continue reading Fresh roasted chick pea hummos with roasted garlic , lemon and zahtar

Fish · Main Dishes · Salads

Grilled Seafood Salad

Ingredients: 1 pound large shrimp-shelled and deveined 1 pound sea scallops-quartered 1 pound squid-cleaned and ready to grill 3 cloves garlic 1 large lemon-with some grated rind fresh thyme 1/4 cup dry white wine 2-4 TBLS extra virgin olive oil Directions: 1. To a grill pan add 1 tablespooon extra virgin olive oil, clove of… Continue reading Grilled Seafood Salad