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Spicy Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

Spicy Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

INGREDIENTS 2 red bell pepper (large) 3 cloves garlic 1/2 onions (small, roughly chopped) 6 plum tomatoes (canned) 1 1/2 cups vegetable stock (preferably homemade) 1 handful fresh basil leaves 1/2 teaspoon sherry vinegar INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 450°F. Wrap the garlic along with a half tablespoon of the olive oil and […]

Crispy Chilli Chicken with Brocolli

Crispy Chilli Chicken with Brocolli

INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp vegetable oil Pinch of salt and pepper 2 tbsp cornflour/cornstarch 2 chicken breasts cut into thin strips 1 thumb sized piece of ginger peeled and finely chopped/grated 3 garlic cloves peeled and finely chopped/crushed 1 large head of broccoli cut into small […]

The Lazy-Ass Cake

The Lazy-Ass Cake

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 5 tablespoons oil
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules, optional

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In an 8 x 8 baking pan, combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt, water, oil, vinegar, vanilla extract and instant coffee, if using.
  2. Stir together until smooth and blended.
  3. Bake in a 350 F oven for 30 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven and allow to cool before frosting.
Crispy Crab Nuggets

Crispy Crab Nuggets

INGREDIENTS 1 pound fresh crab meat 3 slices of white bread, crust removed or packaged bread crumbs 1 egg beaten 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning 1 tablespoon parsley INSTRUCTIONS Put breadcrumbs in food proccessor […]

Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches

Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches

INGREDIENTS 2 cans (10.5 ounces each) condensed French Onion Soup 1 can (10.5 ounces) Beef Consomme 3-4 pounds beef chuck roast 8 sandwich rolls 8 slices provolone cheese INSTRUCTIONS Place the roast in a slow cooker. Pour the soup and consomme over the top. Cover […]

Spinach Chicken Casserole with Cream Cheese and Mozzarella

Spinach Chicken Casserole with Cream Cheese and Mozzarella

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut horizontally
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cup spinach, rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 oz Mozzarella cheese, shredded

The marinade:

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning, optional

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Add olive oil, garlic, Italian seasoning, and red pepper flakes into a Ziplok bag along with 1 teaspoon of salt and ½ teaspoon black pepper. Seal the bag and shake until mixed. Add the chicken breasts, seal, and massage so the chicken is covered in the marinade, set aside for 10-15 minutes while you prep the remaining ingredients. Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat the oven to 400ºF (200°C).
  2. Quickly wilt the spinach in a skillet with 1 tablespoon olive oil, set aside.
  3. Arrange chicken breasts drained from the marinade in a baking dish. Spread the cream cheese mixture over the chicken and lay spinach on top of the cream cheese. Finally, sprinkle mozzarella over the top.
  4. Bake for 20-30 minutes. Chicken is done when cooked through to an internal temperature of 165˚F (75°C). Serve warm with a side of cauliflower rice, or baked veggies. Enjoy!
Cinnamon Apple Pie Energy Bites

Cinnamon Apple Pie Energy Bites

INGREDIENTS ½ cup dehydrated apples ½ cup dates ½ cup raw almonds 2 tsp. cinnamon INSTRUCTIONS Place all ingredients into a food processor on high for 45 seconds-60 seconds or until ingredients are almost smooth and start to form a ball. Separate mixture into 14 […]

Egg Tartine with Cheddar

Egg Tartine with Cheddar

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon butter 1 egg Salt and pepper 1 slice your favorite bread 1 thick slice cheddar (about 1 1/2 ounces) INSTRUCTIONS Heat half the butter in a small nonstick pan over medium heat for about 2 minutes. Crack in the egg; the whites […]

Breakfast Quinoa

Breakfast Quinoa

INGREDIENTS

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Bring milk to a boil in a small saucepan. Add quinoa, and return to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and simmer, covered, until three-quarters of the milk has been absorbed, about 15 minutes.
  2. Stir in sugar and cinnamon. Cook, covered, until almost all the milk has been absorbed, about 8 minutes. Stir in blueberries, and cook for 30 seconds. Serve with additional milk, sugar, cinnamon, and blueberries.
Sunrise Smoothie

Sunrise Smoothie

INGREDIENTS 3 cups orange juice 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks 1 cup frozen honey dew chunks 1 cup frozen cantaloupe 1/2 low fat yogurt Greek yogurt Sweetener of choice **if necessary INSTRUCTIONS Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and frosty.  Serve […]