Spicy Sweet & Sour Chicken

Spicy Sweet & Sour...

Don’t be afraid to get creative with the veggies. I didn’t have any green bell pepper so I used match-stick carrots and I replaced green onion with 1/4 cup extra onion.  I ended up doubling the recipe and used half chicken half pork loin. It was a big hit dish

Yield:...

Black Bean Quesadillias

Black Bean Quesadillias...

These yummy quesadillas are ready in about 15 minutes. If you like extra heat, try using pepper Jack cheese or adding a little minced jalapeño pepper. Makes a great lunch or dinner option for kids and adults.

I made these for the boys the other day while they were assembling...

Haitian Rice & Beans

Haitian Rice & Bea...

Yum! This makes a delicious salad. Just add fresh chopped spinach and shredded chicken breast.  I didn’t have any shallots on hand so I just used red and sweet onions. I abslutely adore chipotle chiles in adobo sauce so I used about a tbsp. + half. I forgot the balsamic...

Squash-Rice Casserole

Squash-Rice Casserole...

Yield: 8 servings     (serving size: 1 cup)

8 cups sliced zucchini (about 2 1/2 lbs.)

1 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth

2 cups cooked...

Wild Rice-Sweet Potato Salad with Pears

Wild Rice-Sweet Potato ...

Yield: 8     (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Salad

2 cups water

1 cup uncooked wild rice

1 cup diced peeled sweet potato

1 1/3 cups peeled Bartlett...

Spicy Chicken with Brown Rice Pilaf

Spicy Chicken with Brow...

Yield: 4 servings

1 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil

1 small onion, finely chopped

1/4 tsp. ground cumin

1/4 tsp. dried oregano

1 cup brown rice

2...

Chicken, Eggplant & Tomato Curry

Chicken, Eggplant &...

The power of nutrition is an undeniable influence upon our physical and mental well being.

Eggplant has a high fiber content which helps the bodys’ digestive process and acts against coronary heart disease. This vegetbale is serious brain food as it contains nasunin...

Honey-Apple Glazed Hens with Rice Pilaf

Honey-Apple Glazed Hens...

Although this recipe does require a bit of work it is well worth the effort. I made this for a special family gathering several years ago and it was devoured. Whenever possible I recommend using homemade chicken stock – its cheaper and much more flavorful.

Game hens...

Sweet & Sour Chicken

Sweet & Sour Chick...

Yield: 5     (serving size: 1 cup – excluding rice)

1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts

1 (8 oz. can) unsweetened pineapple chunks, packed in juice

1 cup low sodium chicken...

Cantonese Chicken with Vegetables

Cantonese Chicken with ...

Made this a few nights ago and it was fantastically delicious!! Make the sauce and chop the vegetables ahead of time and this dish is ready in a snap. The best part about this recipe is that its a one dish meal – carbs, meat & veggies all in one and ready to eat at the...