Chicken and Turkey · Main Dishes

Chicken Marsala with veggies and balsamico

Here’s how I made this flavorful dish. I bought some Bell and Evans (great free range, antibiotic free brand) boneless chicken thighs.  I cut them up into small pieces and dusted them in italian seasoning and a little flour (rice flour or any), added salt and pepper. Into a pan I added about 2 tablespoons… Continue reading Chicken Marsala with veggies and balsamico

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Colorful Veggie Chili (Vegan, Vegetarian or with Turkey)

1 lb ground turkey 1/2 chopped vidalia or sweet onion 2 stalks organic celery 2-3 organic carrots -sliced into coins 2 cloves garlic-chopped Large can organic Muir Glen fire roasted tomatoes-crushed or whole and crush them 1 tablespoon chili powder 2 teaspoons ancho chili powder (optional, see notes for alternatives) ciinnamon shake on a bit… Continue reading Colorful Veggie Chili (Vegan, Vegetarian or with Turkey)

Chicken and Turkey · Main Dishes

Grilled marinated chicken and eggplant parmesan with fresh tomato basil vinagrette and organic greens

It’s that time of the year in NY/NJ. Time to get out the grills and start cooking outside. Love to grill marinated veggies. And chicken cutlets (free range, antibiotic free if possible is best). Here’s a simple, quick and delicious way to do it, saving calories and fat by grilling and not frying. A little… Continue reading Grilled marinated chicken and eggplant parmesan with fresh tomato basil vinagrette and organic greens

Chicken and Turkey · Main Dishes

Smoked Applewood Chicken with an apricot, dijon, orange, balsamic glaze

The first of the seasons barbeque has to be something I’ve been craving since before this terrible winter started. I got out my applewood and soaked for 20 minutes in cold water. Lucky for me my Weber gas grill has a smoker, but you can just wrap the wood in aluminum foil and place on… Continue reading Smoked Applewood Chicken with an apricot, dijon, orange, balsamic glaze

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Sauteed local scallops with tomatoes, light pesto and dijonaise white wine sauce

<img class="size-full" src="https://laurileeshealthycooking.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/img_5588.jpg&quot; alt="Sauteed local scallops with tomatoes, light pesto and dijonaise I was in a hurry to make dinner. Heres is what I did. Took out a bottle of dry white wine. Dijon Mustard. Garlic. handful of fresh basil. My best extra virgin olive oil. Cherry tomatoes. Parsley. I was in so much of… Continue reading Sauteed local scallops with tomatoes, light pesto and dijonaise white wine sauce

Main Dishes · Sauces

Smothered healthy turkey meatloaf

Hello April.  We welcome the beginnings of spring after a long , hard winter here in NJ. Today was a cloudy and cold spring day.  Went to Whole Foods and got some organic, free range antibiotic free ground turkey.  Decided to not bother making meatballs since it’s Meatless Monday, and went with a healthy take… Continue reading Smothered healthy turkey meatloaf

Fish · Main Dishes · Pasta and Rice

Stir Fried Shrimp with baby broccoli and wild rice

Chop up garlic (3 cloves), scallions, cilantro, sugar snap peas, and get a hunk of ginger ready for grating. Dust shrimp on both sides with a little rice flour and a sprinkle of 5 spice powder Get your wok out and heated, add 1-2 tblspoons of grapeseed oil, add garlic and scallions, and grate in… Continue reading Stir Fried Shrimp with baby broccoli and wild rice

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Clay Pot Asian Chicken Soup with Caramelized Vegetables

Now that I showed you how to do a whole chicken in the Clay Pot, I would like to share another variation I make. For this recipe I use chicken breasts on the bone. I make a layer of veggies to sit the breasts on. Here’s what you’ll need. Carrots, sliced Onions, sliced A whole… Continue reading Clay Pot Asian Chicken Soup with Caramelized Vegetables

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Roasted Clay Pot Organic Chicken with Veggies and herbs

I encourage you to make a great investment in your health by purchasing a clay cooker. There are many brands but I have always used the Romentopf with great success. I promise you will never have a better roasted bird. It takes a bit of practice to get it perfect but the thing is, it’s… Continue reading Roasted Clay Pot Organic Chicken with Veggies and herbs