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Steamed Broccoli with Garlic & Lemon Zest

Steamed Broccoli with Garlic & Lemon Zest

Ingredients: 1 head broccoli, cut into florets 1 clove garlic, minced 1 lemon, zested 1 TB olive oil Salt & pepper, to taste Boil broccoli to desired tenderness (I like about 4 minutes to keep some crispness). Immediately place the broccoli in a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process and keep itContinue Reading

Broccoli & Apple Salad

Broccoli & Apple Salad

(Serves 4) 2 medium heads of broccoli, chopped 1 large carrot, grated 1 apple, cored & finely chopped 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup dried cranberries (I use raisins) (Dressing ingredients) 1 cup mayo (find my favorite paleo mayo recipe here) 2 TB lemon juice 1 garlic clove, mincedContinue Reading

Chicken, Broccoli & Rice Bake (not Paleo)

Chicken, Broccoli & Rice Bake (not Paleo)

Occasionally, I will make a straight-up comfort meal. This one falls into that category. It takes a little chunk of time to prepare and then put into the casserole dish, but it is worth it. My brother passed this recipe on to me before we moved to Chicago in 2002 and it is in myContinue Reading

Honey Garlic Lemon Shrimp on Whole Grain Pasta with Garlic Broccoli

Honey Garlic Lemon Shrimp on Whole Grain Pasta with Garlic Broccoli

If you are going to be serving this shrimp with the whole grain pasta, go ahead and marinate your shrimp in the below marinade recipe then get your water boiling so you can cook your pasta. Honey Garlic Lemon Shrimp serves 2 1/2 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1/4 cup olive oil 2 TContinue Reading

Citrus Pork Stir Fry with Rice

Citrus Pork Stir Fry with Rice

Citrus Pork Stir-Fry 1 lb.  pork loin, thinly sliced 2 cups  broccoli florets (or any seasonal veggies on sale) 4 carrots (1 lb.), sliced 1/2 cup  coarsely chopped oranges 1/4 cup Italian Dressing 2 tsp.  soy sauce 1/4 cup cashews, toasted 1 TB roasted red pepper chili paste (on the asian isle) ** I add this toContinue Reading

Chicken Salad on Crescent Rolls with Carrot Sticks

Chicken Salad on Crescent Rolls with Carrot Sticks

Chicken Salad (serves about 6) 4 cups cooked chicken breast (I use canned all-natural chicken breast) 1/2 cup celery, diced small 1/2 cup grapes, sliced 1/2 cup sour cream 3/4 cup mayo 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds salt & pepper, to taste Place almonds in a non-stick skillet on medium-high heat to toast (for aboutContinue Reading