Lunch

Spicy Honey Chicken

Spicy Honey Chicken

Ingredients 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs, about 2lbs (you could use breasts as well but thighs stay more moist) 2 teaspoons vegetable oil Rub: 2 teaspoons granulated garlic (you can sub 1 teaspoon garlic powder here) 2 teaspoons chili powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon coriander 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder Glaze: 1/2 cup Honey 1 Tablespoon Cider Vinegar Directions Combine the rub spices in bowl and mix well. Use kitchen shears to trim off any excess fat from the chicken pieces. Pat dry. Drizzle oil over chicken and rub in with...

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Crock Pot Taco Chicken Bowls

Crock Pot Taco Chicken Bowls

These slow cooked chicken taco bowls are so easy to make! My perfect meal for a lazy Sunday. Ingredients You’ll Need: 1½ lbs. chicken breasts 1 (16 oz.) jar salsa 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained ½ lb. (8 oz.) frozen corn 1 Tbsp chili powder ½ Tbsp cumin ½ Tbsp minced garlic ½ tsp dried oregano ¼ tsp cayenne pepper ¼ tsp salt to taste cracked pepper 2 cups dry rice 8 oz. shredded cheddar ½ bunch cilantro (optional) Directions: 1) Add everything except the rice, cheese, and cilantro to the slow cooker along with ¼ cup of water. Give everything a good stir and make sure the chicken is...

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Easy Crock Pot Meatballs

Easy Crock Pot Meatballs

You’ll Need: For the Meatballs ½ cup Progresso Italian flavored bread crumbs 2 eggs ¼ cup water ½ cup grated parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon garlic powder 1 lb ground beef 80/20 (more fat makes a softer better tasting meatball) ½ lb ground pork For the Sauce 3 tablespoons butter 5 tablespoons Olive Oil 1 large onion cut in quarters 3-4 garlic cloves, minced 2 – 24oz jars of spaghetti sauce – whichever brand you prefer 1 – 28oz can of crushed tomatoes – I use a Whole Foods organic Marzano tomatoes ½ cup beef broth 1...

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Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro Pesto

Grilled Shrimp with Cilantro Pesto

Ingredients For the Cílantro Walnut Pesto 1 bunch fresh cílantro 1/3 cup walnuts 2 cloves garlíc 3 ounces olíve oíl 1 lemon, juíced kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste For the Grílled Shrímp and Bread 1 lb medíum shrímp, peeled and de-veíned 6-8 wooden skewers, soaked ín water 1 loaf of bread (í used an asíago bread from my local bakery) slíced ínto 1 1/2 ínch píeces 1 lemon, juíced 1 teaspoons red pepper flakes kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper olíve oíl for drízzlíng Instructions For the Cílantro Walnut Pesto ín a blender or food processor, combíne the...

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Easy Balsamic Glazed Salmon

Easy Balsamic Glazed Salmon

Ingredients You’ll Need: 6 (5 ounce) salmon fillets 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon white wine 1 tablespoon honey 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano Cooking Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, and spray with non-stick cooking spray. 2. Coat a small saucepan with non-stick cooking spray. Over medium heat, cook and stir garlic until soft, about 3 minutes. Mix in white wine, honey, balsamic vinegar, mustard, and salt and pepper. Simmer,...

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Slow Cooker Jerk Pork Wraps

Slow Cooker Jerk Pork Wraps

Ingredients You’ll Need: 2 pounds(960 g) boneless pork shoulder roast,fat trimmed 1 tablespoon Jamaican jerk seasoning 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme,crushed 1 cup fresh cold water 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice 6-8 10-inches(25 cm) flour tortillas 6-8 lettuce leaves 1 cup chopped mango 1/2 cup chopped red or green sweet pepper Lime Mayo(recipe follows) Cooking Directions: 1) Sprinkle Jamaican jerk seasoning evenly over meat and rub it with your fingers. 2) Place pork in 3½-4-quart(3½-4 L) slow cooker. 3) Sprinkle pork with thyme and pour water over meat. 4) Cover slow cooker and...

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