Monthly Archives: August 2013

Roasted Tilapia, Potatoes & Lemons with Garlic Green Beans (You MUST make this!)

Roasted Tilapia, Potatoes & Lemons with Garlic Green Beans (You MUST make this!)

Roasted Tilapia, Potatoes & Lemons (serves about 4) 1 pound baby potatoes (about 12), halved 1 lemon, thinly sliced 8 sprigs fresh thyme 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon olive oil kosher salt and black pepper 1/2 cup pitted kalamata or black olives 4 6-ounce skinless tilapia fillets 1/2 teaspoon paprika Heat oven to 400° F.Continue Reading

Nachos (for our meatless Monday)

Nachos (for our meatless Monday)

Nachos 7 cups restaurant-style round corn chips (about 4 oz.) **I’m using whole grain tortilla chips 1 8 ounce package  shredded mexican cheese blend (or see below for bubbly cheese recipe!) 3/4 cup salsa 1/2 cup jalapenos, drained and chopped 1 cup finely chopped red onion 1 cup stemmed and chopped cilantro 1/2 cup black beans, rinsed & drained if canned sour cream (for topping)Continue Reading

Sauteed Mushroom Hash (it begs to be a side dish)

Sauteed Mushroom Hash (it begs to be a side dish)

There is no set amount of each ingredient. Use as much or as little as you like! sliced mushrooms (whatever variety you like… we like the darker varieties mixed with lighter ones, baby bella & crimini) onion, diced cilantro, chopped red & green peppers, diced olive oil (about 2 tsp per 3 cups of veggies)Continue Reading

Nacho Mama’s Cheese Sauce Recipe

Nacho Mama’s Cheese Sauce Recipe

Nacho Mama’s Cheese Sauce Recipe (yes, it’s this easy!) 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup milk 2 TB flour 2 TB butter Melt butter in a medium saucepan on low heat. Once butter is melted, add flour and whisk until it looks like a dough. Pour in your milk slowlyContinue Reading

Fish Tacos, Green beans, & Cantaloupe

Fish Tacos, Green beans, & Cantaloupe

These tacos have been made quite a bit at my house. You must try them! This is a Bobby Flay recipe but I have tweaked it to make it my own. Don’t knock it until you try it….. (6-8 servings) 1 pound white flaky fish, such as mahi mahi (I use tilapia) 1/4 cup canolaContinue Reading

Salsa…. the quick version

Salsa…. the quick version

For my “tornado drill” version of my salsa here it is: 1 can Rotel tomatoes (in lime juice & with cilantro) 1 can Hunts diced tomatoes (no salt added) *no chemicals added in Hunt’s cilantro, about a handful chopped onion, about 1-2 TB chopped lime juice, about 2 TB (we like a lot) salt &Continue Reading