Buckwheat “Garden” Salad

Ingredients 1 cup buckwheat groats 2 cups water ½ tsp salt ½ chayotte, finely diced 12 large green olives, pitted and quartered 1 small yellow bell pepper, diced 1 cup broccoli florets, chopped ¼ cup red onion, finely chopped 50g walnut, chopped ½ cup fresh dill, chopped 2 tbs fresh mint, chopped juice of 1…

French Green Lentils Salad

FOR THE LENTILS 3 cups French green lentils, rinsed and drained  4 cups water  2 teaspoons reduced sodium vegetable broth  4 stalks celery, diced (about 1 & 1⁄2 cups) 1 & 1⁄2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved  2 medium shallots, finely diced  1⁄4 cup packed chopped fresh parsley  Pinch of sea salt (optional)  Goat cheese FOR…

GG’s Butter Chicken

  The marinade is important because the chicken breasts don’t take long to cook, so they won’t absorb much of the flavour from the sauce. If you want, you can marinate the chicken overnight for maximum benefit (but even a half-hour to mingle with the spices will make a difference). Ingredients For chicken & marinade: 2.2…

Broccoli Florentine Bisque

   Ingredients 1 package of frozen spinach 4 tbsp. butter ½ medium sweet onion 5 tbsp. all-purpose flour 4 c. Low-Sodium Chicken Stock 4 c. packed fresh broccoli florets Salt, pepper and fresh thyme ½ c. heavy cream Greek yogurt lemon zest Directions  Microwave spinach for 2-4 minutes or until wilted. Squeeze excess liquid from spinach….

Warm Chicken Parmesan Salad

   Ingredients Chicken 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 6 chicken cutlets, about 3 ounces each  3/4 teaspoon salt  1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes  1 1/2 cups store-bought marinara sauce  3/4 cup shredded mozzarella Salad: 3 cups baby arugula  1 cup small basil leaves  1/2 cup shaved Parmesan  1/4 cup chopped oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes  1 tablespoon…

Spagetti Squash

Ingredients 1 spagetti squash olive oil salt and pepper Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking pan with parchment paper. Using a knife make holes in the squash and fast cook it in microwave 3-5 mins.  This makes the squash easier to cut in half, make sure you cut length wise. Scoop out…

Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups quinoa 1 1/2 cups cooked black beans, rinsed if canned 1 1/2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar 1 1/2 cups cooked corn 3/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper 2 pickled jalapeño chilies, seeded and minced 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro green onion For dressing 5 tablespoons fresh lime juice, or to taste…

Cheese Ball

½ lb. – Imperial Cheese (250 gms.) (Imperial cheese is in red container with black lid) 1 – 8 0z.pkg. cream cheese (250 gms.) ½ cup – sour cream 1 tbsp. – celery chopped fine 3 – green onions or chives chopped 2/3 cup – chopped walnuts Let cheese soften and combine with cream cheese,…

Mexican Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad.

prep time: 15 MINUTEScook time: 15 MINUTEStotal time: 30 MINUTES yields: SERVES 4 Seasoned Baked Tortilla Strips 2 Old El Paso Flour Tortillas, cut into strips 1 tablespoon Old El Paso Taco Seasoning 1 Tablespoon olive oil Salad ¼ cup fresh lime juice 1/3 cup + 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons Old El Paso…

Spicy sushi tuna wrap

Ingredients 1 can of tuna Mayo sriracha Sesame seeds Spinach wrap Cucumber Avocado Directions Mix tuna, mayo and sriracha together. Spread on the wrap, add fresh cucumber, avocado and sesame seeds. Roll it and cut in small pieces with extra sriracha sauce and sesame seeds on top.

Adam’s Side Potatoes

   Mini potatoes, boiled Cut in half Mix in bowl: green onion, parsley, Rosemary, garlic, butter, s&p, feta