main-dishes

Crab Cakes with Tomato Cucumber Salsa

Crab Cakes with Tomato Cucumber Salsa

[ 0 ] April 17, 2014 |

Crab cakes are delicious and easy to make. Serve these delectable patties with a Tomato Cucumber Salsa for a great meal. I use panko in my crab cakes but you can also use fresh breadcrumbs. These succulent crab cakes are also fun to serve as an appetizer.  Enjoy these excellent crab cakes with the Tomato […]

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Chicken Thighs with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Shallots

Chicken Thighs with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Shallots

[ 2 ] April 9, 2014 |

  This easy and delicious dish will soon become your family’s  favorite meal.  Chicken Thighs with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and shallots makes a satisfying dish. Always be careful when handling raw chicken. Roasting is ideal for quick-cooking smaller cuts of meat or chicken . The vegetables turn sweet and tender. Make sure to baste the […]

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Healthy Chicken Parmesan

Healthy Chicken Parmesan

[ 2 ] March 31, 2014 |

A simple and delicious healthy Chicken Parmesan recipe. This dish comes together very quickly for a satisfying dinner. Healthy Chicken Parmesan Author: Citronlimette Serves: 4 Ingredients ½ cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese, divided ½ cup panko 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley ½ teaspoon dried basil ¼ teaspoon dried oregano ¼ teaspoon salt, divided 1 large egg […]

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Breakfast

Double Chocolate Chip Muffins

Double Chocolate Chip Muffins

[ 2 ] March 17, 2014 |

Muffins are always on my baking list—they’re delicate and delicious when hot right out the oven. This crowd-pleasing recipe is chocolaty but not too sweet, making these Double Chocolate Chip Muffins perfect for breakfast or an afternoon snack.   I love making muffins and quick breads because they’re usually quick and easy. This recipe isn’t too intimidating; […]

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Quinoa and Broccoli Frittatas

Quinoa and Broccoli Frittatas

[ 6 ] February 18, 2014 |

You may have seen a lot of quinoa recipes on the blog recently, and today I’m adding another: my Quinoa and Broccoli Frittata. We just came through the Year of Quinoa, after all, so now’s a perfect time to add quinoa to your healthy food intake. I have learned to love this tiny seed and […]

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Chocolate Almond Granola

Chocolate Almond Granola

[ 0 ] February 12, 2014 |

Homemade granola is so much healthier than most store-bought granola and contains no oil. Chocolate almond Granola can be very addictive. Granola makes a delectable breakfast in the morning. Serve with your favorite milk, or over yogurt. Just add your favorite fruits or nuts or seeds. This granola is filling and will keep you going […]

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drinks-and-smoothies

Super Enzyme Boost Smoothie

Super Enzyme Boost Smoothie

[ 5 ] March 24, 2014 |

Papaya is an exotic fruit which contains the digestive enzyme papain. Another enzyme, bromelain, is found in fresh pineapples. When you combine papaya and pineapple in this tasty tropical smoothie, you’re packing a punch of enzymes as well as other highly nutritious and anti-inflammatory properties. Enjoy a tasty and healthy Super Enzyme Boost Smoothie! Super […]

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Red Beet Smoothie

Red Beet Smoothie

[ 2 ] February 25, 2014 |

This Red Beet Smoothie is full of good stuff. Rich in folate, beets are also a great source of copper and iron. This bright Red Beet Smoothie is bursting with nutrients. Choose organic beets to make your smoothie. Make sure to cut the beets into small chunks before adding to your blender. I use a […]

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Super Blue Layered Smoothie

Super Blue Layered Smoothie

[ 1 ] February 7, 2014 |

Smoothies are perfect for a delicious meal, a healthy snack, an on-the-go energy boost, or just because you’re in the mood for something cool and refreshing. This Super Blue Layered Smoothie is packed with good ingredients. Don’t be shy when it comes to using blueberries. Rich in antioxidants, which are essential to health, blueberries are […]

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side-dishes

Broccoli with Ginger Garlic Sauce

Broccoli with Ginger Garlic Sauce

[ 1 ] April 4, 2014 |

Fresh gingerroot and garlic add extra flavor to simple, steamed broccoli. This is a quick, easy side dish packed with nutrients. Steam broccoli for a few minutes first and then stir fry with garlic and ginger in a flavorful asian sauce made from soy sauce and chili garlic sauce. If you are looking  to add a […]

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How to Make Homemade Refried Beans

How to Make Homemade Refried Beans

[ 2 ] January 14, 2014 |

Who loves Mexican food? Making homemade refried beans adds incredible taste, texture, and frugality over the canned version. Face it, anything that comes in a can has been processed, with hydrogenated oils, preservatives, and who knows what else added. I prefer healthy, cheap, and delish over canned food any day. So get ready to make the […]

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Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

[ 2 ] December 30, 2013 |

  Roasted Brussels Sprouts are quite tasty and delicious. They have a nutty flavor. If you are not a fan of brussels sprouts, wait until you try this recipe. This recipe is quite simple: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Prosciutto, dried cranberries and pecans; toss with a balsamic vinaigrette.   BALSAMIC ROASTED BRUSSELS SPROUTS Author: Citronlimette […]

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salads

Roasted Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad

Roasted Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad

[ 2 ] December 9, 2013 |

I am proud to announce my participation in a face off sponsored by Ancient Harvest this holiday season. The challenge is to create a quinoa chopped-style recipe using a specific set of holiday ingredients, starring Ancient Harvest Quinoa Harmony Tri-Colored Blend organic quinoa. The other four ingredients featured in this face off include ginger, apple cider, […]

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Couscous, Lentil and Chickpea Salad #SundaySupper

Couscous, Lentil and Chickpea Salad #SundaySupper

[ 43 ] November 3, 2013 |

Gathering the family around the table and connecting after a busy week, that’s what Sunday Supper is all about. This week’s Sunday Supper centers on Middle Eastern cooking with a recipe for couscous, lentil and chickpea salad. I always love the flavors and the different combinations of colors and textures in Middle Eastern cuisine, and this […]

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Lime-Cilantro Slaw

Lime-Cilantro Slaw

[ 1 ] June 24, 2013 |

This Crunchy Lime Cilantro  Slaw is flavored with ginger, fish sauce and chili garlic sauce. This Slaw goes perfectly with any Asian-Style Meal especially with fish, pork and chicken. This tasty Lime Cilantro Slaw is fresh and ready in no time.  Adapted from Cooking Light    Lime-Cilantro Slaw Author: Citronlimette Serves: 4 Ingredients ¼ cup fresh lime […]

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appetizers

Crab Cakes with Tomato Cucumber Salsa

Crab Cakes with Tomato Cucumber Salsa

[ 0 ] April 17, 2014 |

Crab cakes are delicious and easy to make. Serve these delectable patties with a Tomato Cucumber Salsa for a great meal. I use panko in my crab cakes but you can also use fresh breadcrumbs. These succulent crab cakes are also fun to serve as an appetizer.  Enjoy these excellent crab cakes with the Tomato […]

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Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs

Slow Cooker Italian Meatballs

[ 17 ] November 8, 2013 |

Looking for a great appetizer, these slow cooker Italian Meatballs are delectable. These meatballs are a family favorite. They are so versatile. They can be serve as an appetizer or along with your favorite pasta. The longer your sauce simmers, the more robust its flavor, the better the marriage of spices and herbs. And since […]

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Warm and Zesty Quinoa and Bean Party Dip

Warm and Zesty Quinoa and Bean Party Dip

[ 1 ] October 29, 2013 |

Here’s a delicious party dip with a healthy twist. This baked Quinoa and Bean Party Dip is one of my favorite appetizers to serve at a gathering. With the holiday season approaching, this Warm and Zesty Quinoa and Bean Party Dip is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Make it in advance and bake it […]

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Other Recent Posts

Winter Vegetable Lasagna with Marinara Sauce

Winter Vegetable Lasagna with Marinara Sauce

[ 0 ] March 27, 2014 |

The sweet squash pairs beautifully with the marinara sauce in this winter vegetable lasagna. Lasagna means comfort food. For a great vegetarian meal, give this winter vegetable lasagna a try. A good vegetarian lasagna is one my favorite comfort foods to indulge. I specially enjoy the sweetness of the squash. I often make lasagna according […]

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Mexican Black Bean Chili

Mexican Black Bean Chili

[ 1 ] March 20, 2014 |

 Nothing beats a nice warm bowl of chili, and this Mexican black bean chili is bursting with flavor.  It’s great for potlucks or a cozy evening in, and it’s sure to please family and friends. Sadly, I’ve never been to Mexico. One year we went to Texas, not far from the border, and I wish […]

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Quinoa Zucchini Lasagna

Quinoa Zucchini Lasagna

[ 2 ] March 12, 2014 |

I’m a big fan of quinoa. Quinoa’s versatility, convenience, and healthy qualities make it the perfect ingredient for a tasty vegetarian meal. For a great meatless dish, try this  Quinoa Zucchini  Lasagna. And everyone loves a good lasagna. Substituting quinoa for meat is a great way to keep the protein, and this quinoa lasagna with zucchini […]

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