Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken

This recipe for Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken is not only extremely simple but delicious as well! Teriyaki sauce has always been a favorite of mine, it’s a great marinade for meats or sauce for stir fry, but it’s almost always loaded with chemicals and preservatives. But with a few quality ingredients, you can make your…

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Hatch Green Chile Cornbread

This Hatch Green Chile Cornbread is a spin on traditional cornbread and it is so tender and moist, you’ll never want to go back to the original version! Sometimes I like to add some organic cheddar cheese to the mix to add a little salty to the sweet heat flavor combination. I usually make this…

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Citrus-Spinach Salad with Radish and Avocado

Spinach is a superfood you will want to be sure to eat, even if it’s not your favorite vegetable. It’s a nutrient powerhouse, containing good things for just about every part of your body! It’s high in fiber, vitamins A,C, E & K, flavonoids, magnesium and of course, calcium and iron! Citrus-Spinach Salad with Radish…

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Chipotle Lime Aioli

Sometimes all you need is a little dipping sauce to make an ordinary meal into something a little more interesting. I made this chipotle lime aioli to go with some sweet potato fries and it was a wonderful accompaniment! I imagine any roasted vegetable would pair nicely with this tasty dipping sauce. The chipotle powder…

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Italian Sausage-Chicken Soup

I love soup during all seasons. There’s just something about having a comforting bowl full of broth, seasonal produce and some kind of protein. Aside from the fact that soup tastes good and is good for you, it’s incredibly easy to make! All you need is some quality ingredients and you’ll be on your way…

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Bhindi Masala (Curried Okra)

I would say this Bhindi Masala (curried okra) turned out to be a successful experiment! After having it a couple of weeks ago at an Indian restaurant, I thought I’d try making it at home using good oils and all organic ingredients. The final product was delicious- however, it didn’t taste quite the same as…

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Chicken Tikka Masala

I recently had dinner at an Indian restaurant and it was fantastic! I enjoyed it so much that I thought I’d recreate a couple of my favorite dishes. I didn’t order Chicken Tikka Masala at the restaurant, so I knew I had to make it. Let me tell you, it didn’t disappoint! We enjoyed it…

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Denver Frittata

This Denver Frittata is a rendition of my favorite omelette…the Denver omelette! When making breakfast or brunch for my family, it’s much easier to whip up a frittata than it is to make individualized omelettes. You can even make it the night before to keep things even simpler. This also makes a great breakfast for…

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Pressure Cooker Ropa Vieja

If you have ever had my Mexican Beef Stew, you will definitely enjoy this dish! Ropa Vieja (meaning ‘old clothes’) is a Cuban shredded beef dish that is slow cooked with onion, garlic, spices, peppers and tomatoes, resulting in a tender, flavorful stew that goes perfectly over sauteéd veggies or rice. The small amount of…

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Tostones

In case you are unfamiliar with plantains, they are a close relative of a banana and they are more starchy and less sweet. Like bananas, they darken and become more sweet as they ripen. I usually try to pick plantains that are greenish-yellow, they are a bit softer than the solid green ones but they…

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