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Blackened Shrimp & PICO Blossom bowl with Greek Lemon & cilantro dressing

You’ll need:

1 pound thawed uncooked shrimp

Spices:

1 tbsp paprika

1 tbsp Mexican chili powder

1/2 tsp cumin

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp onion powder

1 tsp oregano

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

Fresh ground pepper

Dressing:

1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt

1 tsp lemon juice

1 1/2 tsp lemon pepper

Salt to taste

1 tbsp chopped cilantro

3 tbsp water

1 tbsp olive oil

(Taste & add more lemon or salt if needed)

Veggies:

4 Roma tomatoes diced

1/3 cup red onion diced

2 jalapeños seeded & diced

1 cup cilantro chopped (good handful)

Salt to taste

1 tbsp lime juice (add if needed more after tasting)

Corn Pico:

1 can corn drained

1 can black beans drained & rinsed

4 tbsp cilantro chopped

4 tbsp red onion diced

2 tsp Mexican chili powder

Salt to taste

1 tsp lime juice (add more if need)

1/2 head Chopped red cabbage

1 cup quinoa cooked as directed

English cucumber sliced

Mixed greens

Feta cheese crumbles

(Add guacamole if desired, sliced jalapeños, and cilantro serve with lemon wedge and drizzle with dressing)

To assemble put 1 cup mixed greens in bottom of bowl top with quinoa, cucumber slices, pico, feta cheese, & shrimp. Add dressing right before serving. Enjoy 😊

(You can also make this into a wrap for those “hubbies that don’t want this healthy food”) 🤣🤣

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Seared Pork Blossom bowl

You need: (2 bowls)

2 cup mixed greens

2 cups chopped kale

1 box mixed brown rice and quinoa roasted red pepper flavor (cook as directed) You can choose any grain you would like and I do a ice cream scoop worth.

1/2 cup squash or sweet potatoes oats diced

Black beans drained and rinsed

Avocado sliced

Radishes sliced

Jalapeños sliced

Cilantro pieces

Green onions chopped

For sweet you can add mango chunks or pomegranate seeds.

For dressing:

4 tbsp sour cream or Greek yogurt

1 tsp white vinegar

1 handful cilantro

1/2 lime squeezed

2 tbsp water

1/2 tsp minced garlic

Drizzle of olive oil (tsp)

Pinch salt

In pan drizzle with olive oil then began to sauté squish or sweet potatoes. Sprinkle with salt. About 5 mins until vegans to get crispy on sides. Then add kale and drizzle with a little more olive oil and a sprinkle of salt and minced garlic about 1/2 tsp. Sauté on high so it chars a little then cover and let sit so it began to wilt.

Meanwhile in blender add all ingredients for dressing and blend. Taste and add accordingly to your taste.

Chop all other veggies and set aside. Drain beans and rinse.

In cast iron pan add olive oil and heat pan. Then drop in pork tenderloin that has been salt and peppered on both sides. Then seat each side until crispy and place into oven at 425 degrees for 5-7 minutes until pork is cooked to temp. Remove and let rest 5 minutes. ( do not slice or all the yummy juices will flow out)

To build bowl place 1 cup lettuce, in pile, add kale to bowl in its place then add veggies in sections placing so they look uniform. Then slice pork and top, add feta cheese last and drizzle with cilantro lime sauce! Enjoy 😊

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Turkey brine

2 gallons water

3 cups apple cider vinegar

3-4 oranges peeled

2 lemons sliced and squeezed

1 1/2 cup brown sugar

1 To 1 1/2cup kosher salt

5 tbsp peppercorns

8-10 garlic cloves

6-8 bay leaves

3 sprigs fresh rosemary

Soak turkey 14-24 hours then remove rinse and soak in cold fresh water for 20-30 minutes to remove extra salt. Then season and cook!

Enjoy 😊

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Mediterranean turkey meatball

You’ll need:

2 pounds ground turkey

1 medium zucchini shredded

1/4 Chopped black olives

1/4 cup Diced red onion

1 4 oz container Crumbled feta cheese

1 tbsp Oregano

1 tbsp basil

1/2 tsp garlic salt (sub garlic powder if cutting salt)

Chopped Fresh parsley(3-4 tbsp)

3 minced garlic cloves

For sauce:

1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt

1/2 lemon squeezed

1 grated garlic clove

1 tbsp dill weed

Salt/pepper to taste

Let sit at least 10 minutes before topping meatball with sauce.

In bowl mix all ingredients together except minced garlic leave that aside. When well combined roll mixture into 1 inch balls and place into a dish. Layer pan but don’t over crowd. Sprinkle garlic over top of meatballs and place into oven at 400 degrees for 15 minutes. Drain out liquid that has accumulated in pan. Put oven onto broil, high setting. Broil meatball until top is golden brown about 3-5 minutes. Remove and cool. Top with tetrazzini sauce and enjoy.

I like to eat on top of salad so greens, chickpeas, cucumber, tomatoes, black olives and feta cheese. Add a balsamic vinaigrette and you have yourself one amazing healthy dinner or lunch!

Hint: these are great for freezing and using for those crazy nights you need dinner fast!

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Bruschetta

You’ll need:

Italian bread sliced

7 Roma tomatoes seeded

3 large basil leafs rolled & chopped

1 tsp garlic minced fresh

1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

1/4 cup sugar

That’s it. So chop tomatoes into quarters and then run finger through the guts and get rid of the seeds and extra juices. Then chop and place into bowl. Add chopped basil and garlic and sprinkle with salt, stir and let sit for 20 minutes. Take the bread and slice into 1/4 inch thick and butter both sides and brown until crispy. Set aside. In a pot bring balsamic and vinegar to a boil and stir until it starts to thicken will take about 12 minutes. Pour into a small container to drizzle. To assemble take toast and place on plate add tomato mixture and then drizzle with glaze eat as soon as you assemble. Enjoy!

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Cilantro lime chicken on toasted roll

You’ll need:

2 chicken breast sliced

Fresh cilantro chopped

2 limes

1 avocado

Salt/pepper

1 tsp Cayenne pepper

1/2 tsp Cumin

Roasted red peppers

Mayo

Italian roll

First you’ll need to slice chicken breast into strips, salt and pepper and add to cast iron skillet drizzled with olive oil. Let chicken began to cook and then squeeze half a lime over chicken and add chopped cilantro about 1 tbsp or more. Add a 1/2 tsp cumin and finish cooking chicken try to get them browned and crispy. Sprinkle another tsp cilantro over chicken and set aside . On sheet pan place Italian bread that you have buttered and added a dash of garlic salt and place into oven at 425 until golden brown. Next slice avocados, roasted red peppers and red onion. In bowl mix 4 tbsp mayo with 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper and then spread onto cooked Italian toast. Add the chicken, avocados, roasted peppers, onions and fresh cilantro. Serve with a lime wedge and enjoy!

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Refrigerator dill pickles

You’ll need:

3 Mason jars

4-5 Cucumbers cut into Spears

12 sprigs Fresh dill

1 tsp Red pepper flakes

3 garlic cloves

1 tbsp peppercorns

1 cup white vinegar

2 cups water

1 tbsp Pickling salt

Make sure to wash jars if they are new. In a kettle bring vinegar, water and salt to a boil and mix until salt is dissolved. In each mason jar add 3-4 sprigs dill, 1 tsp hot pepper flakes, 1 clove garlic smashed and 1 tsp peppercorns. Next fill jars with speared cucumbers until packed tightly. Then pour liquid mixture over top until fill to brim. Place lids on tight and place into refrigerator. They are ready to eat in 24 hours! They are crispy, full of yummy flavor and will be gone in no time! Enjoy!

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Brown mustard pork chops

This pork chop is super easy a little salt and pepper on both sides of chop, add olive oil to pan and heat. Sear both sides and remove from pan take brown mustard and rub onto both sides of chop and return to pan medium heat add minced garlic to olive oil pan and brown for a few minutes.

For Rosemary potatoes dice potatoes into small chunks and boil in a little water until medium/hard. Remove and pay dry put onto oiled baking sheet and drizzle olive oil over potatoes. Add a tablespoon of dried rosemary, basil and oregano. Salt and pepper to taste. Put into over @425 until golden brown.

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Stuffed chicken

You will need

4 large chicken breast

1 8oz pack cream cheese

3 cups fresh spinach

1/2 cup Bacon ends chopped small

2 cloves garlic minced

1 yellow onion diced

1/4 cup cherry tomatoes

Salt/ pepper

One fresh mozzarella ball sliced

Okay to get it together you will need to slice the chicken breast in half and then pound with a mallet until thin.

Next in bowl heat cream cheese until soft set aside

Cook bacon ends and chop into small bits,

In some of bacon render add onion, garlic and sauté until tender. Then add spinach until wilted. Then take mixture and add to bowl of cream cheese and mix all together. Then take mixture and spread into layer on chicken. Spread out mixture over each chicken until all even and mixture is evenly distributed onto chicken. Then roll chicken and place into glass backing pan. Bake at 375 for about 25 mins covered with tin foil remove tin foil and add sliced mozzarella on top of each chicken, and throw on top cherry tomatoes. With juice at bottom of pan add about one cup heavy whipping cream to dish and place back into oven until cheese is golden brown and bubbling. Remove chicken from pan, and pour the liquids back into pot you used to sauté onion and garlic bring to a boil and add a little chicken stalk and flour mixture until thickened. Place chicken and sauce over rice, cous cous or pasta! Enjoy!