November 25, 2019

A couple years ago, I wrote a post once titled More Effort Doesn't = A Better Bird.  Even though I've tweaked a few things in the intervening years, I think the principle still holds true.  See my basic roasting instructions below.  Here's the thing:  if worse comes to...

May 17, 2019

Lime soup is a traditional soup from the Yucatan region of Mexico.  I gave this soup my own little spin and I think you'll really like it.  If you've prepped your food for the week, this soup will come together in about 10 minutes.  It's flavor is similar to a brothy t...

July 18, 2018

This dish is quick, but it will need your full attention for 2 1/2 minutes.  Have everything ready to go and you'll be enjoying succulent shrimp in no time.  

2 1/2 Minute Cajun Shrimp

  • 1 lb. raw, wild caught shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 2 cloves garlic, minc...

July 8, 2018

I spent some time living on the coast in the south where I fell in love with seafood boils.  It's common to cover a table with newspaper and pour the contents down the middle of the table = no dishes to clean up!  We don't get the newspaper and I'm not sure how I feel...

April 3, 2018

We love this chicken skillet!  To make it even easier, I recommend doing a 1 hour food prep once a week, so that you'll have the components on hand to bring together healthy meals easily and quickly   This meal can come together in less than 15 minutes when y...

March 27, 2018

Simple Southwestern Skillet Dinner

Serves 5

  • 3 cups cooked brown rice, or grain of choice

  • 14.5 oz. organic diced tomatoes

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked black beans

  • 1 cup organic, frozen corn

  • 4 tsp. RealTaste Vida seasoning

  • Juice of 1 lime

  • Cilantro

  • ...

March 25, 2018

Sheet Pan Chicken

Serves 6

  • 3 lbs. organic, chicken drumsticks (about 10)

  • 6 cups carrots and potatoes (approximately 2 lbs), cut in thick dices

  • 1 small onion, sliced

  • 2 Tbsp. organic, extra virgin olive oil  

  • 4 tsp.  RealTaste Amore seasoning,...

February 27, 2018

Simple Shrimp Fajita Bowl

Serves 6

January 17, 2018

Shakshuka is a popular dish in parts of the Middle East and North Africa.  It's gaining popularity in the West, for good reason; it's delicious and easy to pull together.  It's common for breakfast, but makes a lovely simple dinner dish as well.  The word Shashuka migh...

November 7, 2017

If you haven't heard of rice congee, you're missing out.  It's pure Asian comfort food:  similar to something like chicken soup in the West.  It's delicious, easy to prepare and easy to digest.  In fact, congee is not only popular as a meal; similar to chicken soup, it...

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