Category: Main Dishes

Baked Quinoa Casserole with Chicken and Broccoli

Baked Quinoa Casserole with Chicken and Broccoli

[ 46 ] January 21, 2016 |

I love a good casserole. A one-dish meal is convenient, easy, and reminds me of home. This Baked Quinoa Casserole with Chicken and Broccoli makes a complete, healthy dinner. Casseroles are often are loaded with unhealthy ingredients and fat, but this one features all healthy ingredients. It’s packed with protein through the chicken and quinoa. […]

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Grilled Chicken with Mango Salsa and Paella Rice

Grilled Chicken with Mango Salsa and Paella Rice

[ 2 ] June 15, 2015 |

Mixing and mingling global flavors bring a fresh spin to classic dishes.  The grilled chicken and mango salsa bring a taste of the Islands while the saffron-scented rice reminds us of popular Spain’s Paella. If you never used Old Bay Seasoning, next time you are out grocery shopping, look for the yellow can.  Full of […]

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Pan-Seared Greek Steak Rolls

Pan-Seared Greek Steak Rolls

[ 11 ] April 21, 2015 |

These Pan-Seared Greek Steak Rolls are a gorgeous presentation of colors. Sauteed vegetables wrapped in a thin sliced steak. They are perfect for any occasion. I came across a similar recipe on the web by Steamy Kitchen. I like the addition of the feta cheese, the roasted red pepper for a more mediterranean taste. Make this […]

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Ricotta and Sun Dried Tomato-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Ricotta and Sun Dried Tomato-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

[ 1 ] March 12, 2015 |

  This mouthwatering dish is very tasty. A flavorful mixture of  sun-dried tomatoes, basil, and ricotta cheese. This is a very easy meal to prepare. Just a few ingredients. The chicken breasts are stuffed with the ricotta mixture then wrapped tightly with prosciutto to help seal in the cheese, but also adding a layer of moisture […]

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Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs with Prosciutto

Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs with Prosciutto

[ 1 ] January 30, 2015 |

A taste of Italy in one dish? This is possible thanks to this recipe all-in-one! This Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs with Prosciutto  is a tasty dish that pleases  the taste buds of the whole table. Cook your chicken in the slow cooker and let it do all the work. Come home to the smell of chicken thighs […]

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Quinoa Chicken Parmesan

Quinoa Chicken Parmesan

[ 1 ] January 6, 2015 |

  I love quinoa. This Quinoa Chicken Parmesan dish is a favorite. Satisfying and nutritious, this recipe for a basic baked chicken parmesan is simple and delicious. Quinoa is used as a replacement for breadcrumbs in this recipe and give a crispy coating on chicken. I enjoyed the texture of the crispy quinoa on the chicken […]

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Mediterranean Pan-Roasted Salmon

Mediterranean Pan-Roasted Salmon

[ 4 ] December 1, 2014 |

 This Mediterranean Pan-Roasted  Salmon Recipe is packed with protein and OMEGA-3s…and flavor! Recent research suggests that people following a Mediterranean-style diet have a lower risk of heart disease, cancer, and health problems. I try to eat fish at least twice a week. When you have fresh fish, you don’t need to do too much to […]

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Clean Eating Turkey Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Clean Eating Turkey Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

[ 4 ] November 6, 2014 |

Stuffed with ground turkey and quinoa, these stuffed peppers are as lovely as healthy. Stuffed peppers make a fabulous meal. There is something comforting about Stuffed Peppers. These stuffed turkey and quinoa peppers are packed with protein and feature healthy ingredients. You can stuffed the  peppers 1 or 2 days in advance, cover and refrigerate. Before […]

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Baked Mediterranean Eggplant Rounds

Baked Mediterranean Eggplant Rounds

[ 0 ] October 28, 2014 |

These cheesy eggplant rounds have all the deliciousness of a yummy pizza. Crispy and topped with marinara sauce and cheeses, these Baked Mediterranean Eggplant Rounds are fabulous. Eggplant is one of the lower-calorie fresh vegetables. It is very rich in water  The skin of eggplant contains fiber and is rich in anti-oxidants . To preserve the nutritional qualities, it is better to cook […]

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Maple Glazed Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

Maple Glazed Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

[ 0 ] October 22, 2014 |

A tasty recipe for chicken simplified by the use of a slow cooker. Maple Glazed Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs is an easy main dish that creatively combines maple syrup and soy sauce. The chicken thighs are great in stews as they do not dry out as usually do white meats. Convenience is probably the key to […]

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Cheesy Stuffed Acorn Squash

Cheesy Stuffed Acorn Squash

[ 1 ] October 17, 2014 |

A fall savory dish,  this Cheesy Stuffed Acorn Squash is a nutritious vegetarian meal.  Cumin, coriander, and chili powder season a filling of quinoa, black beans, corn and Monterey Jack Cheese. A seasonal dish with a southwestern twist. Winter squash are in general  sweeter than summer squash. Their skin is hard  inedible. Preservation: Winter squash prefer […]

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30 Minutes Sweet Potato Chili with Kale

30 Minutes Sweet Potato Chili with Kale

[ 2 ] October 14, 2014 |

I made a large batch of chili this week.  I needed something easy and quick to make. And this 30 minutes Sweet Potato Chili with Kale came out so good and hearty. Ready in no time and full of good ingredients, you will love this sweet potato chili with kale,  perfect for the cooler nights. […]

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Chicken and Fall Vegetable Potpie

Chicken and Fall Vegetable Potpie

[ 0 ] September 24, 2014 |

  Potpie is such a comforting dish. The flavor in this Chicken and Fall Vegetable Potpie is mouthwatering. Nothing beats homemade potpie. Made from scratch with filling and warming ingredients. Make this marvelous chicken and fall vegetable potpie in advance and bake it just before serving.   Chicken and Fall Vegetable Potpie   Print Author: […]

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The Best Quinoa Burger

The Best Quinoa Burger

[ 0 ] September 19, 2014 |

Quinoa burgers are a great way to use some leftover cooked quinoa. These little quinoa patties are vegan and gluten-free. This is the best quinoa burger  recipe that I have tried so far.  Simple to make, these burgers are  crispy and very tasty. They are healthy and will surely pleased  your kids.   The Best […]

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Italian Turkey Meatloaf with Basil

Italian Turkey Meatloaf with Basil

[ 4 ] September 14, 2014 |

This Italian Turkey Meatloaf with Basil is a favorite among  my clients, this is my most request dish! This classic comfort food meatloaf  includes some great Italian flair! There is dozen of meatloaf recipes out there but this Italian Turkey Meatloaf is one of a kind. This italian meatloaf is moist and tender and even […]

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Baked Turkey Meatballs with Tomato Basil Sauce

Baked Turkey Meatballs with Tomato Basil Sauce

[ 5 ] August 29, 2014 |

This is a flavorful and satisfying dish.  These Baked Turkey Meatballs are amazingly good. These meatballs are unbelievably moist, and the pancetta provided such a nice saltiness. Serve with tomato basil sauce or your favorite  sauce. Make them smaller for a fun appetizer. I like the  miniature versions of them for a party or potluck. […]

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