Southern Collard Greens with Bacon

Southern Collard Greens don’t have to be difficult to make. We all have those family members who work on their greens all day. They have this special ingredient and that special ingredient. Here is how to make your collard greens stand out without all the work. Ingredients: I used a 1 pound bag of Glory…

Classic Spaghetti With A Kick!

This dish is based on my grandmother’s recipe. I added a few ingredients (diced tomatoes, ground turkey, seasonings, and red wine vinegar) to make it my own. It’s easy and perfect for a crisp fall day. Ingredients Ground turkey Classico spaghetti sauce 1 10 oz can of diced tomatoes 1 small can of mushrooms  …

Quick Shrimp Fried Rice

You just got home, and you want something quick and healthy for dinner. Try this recipe. You’ll love it. Ingredients: 1 small bag of mixed vegetables. (Carrots, green beans, corn or whatever you like.) I bag of large shrimp (skinned and deveined) Half of a small yellow or red onion chopped 2 cloves of garlic…

Quick Homemade Chicken Soup

If you’re like me, you’ve been fighting this bug that’s floating around. It’s finally getting the best of me. So I put together a pot of homemade chicken soup. It’s super easy and better than anything you’ll buy in a can. You more than likely have all the ingredients at home. Ingredients: 1 Rotisserie Chicken…

Meal Prep: Turkey Crumble Omelet

This is one of my favorite breakfast meals. I make it on Sunday and I have a slice throughout the week for breakfast. You can add whatever ingredients you want for a  different omelet every week. Ingredients: 5 Eggs Low-fat cheese of your choice Red bell pepper Green onions Low-fat milk Jimmy Dean Turkey Crumbles….

Panko Oven-Fried Mustard Chicken

Lately, it’s been all about mustard. Folks have been using mustard to season meat since forever, but it’s found a resurgence in popularity lately. Here’s my recipe for Panko Oven-Fried Mustard Chicken. Ingredients: Chicken breasts Yellow mustard Sea salt Fresh Ground Pepper Garlic powder Weber’s Savory Herb and Roasted Garlic seasoning (This so darn good!)…

Poor Man’s Potato Soup

This dish is so tasty. It’s an old classic that’s easy to make. Ingredients: 1 Russett potato per person cut into cubes 2 Stalks of celery (roughly minced) Garlic (3 cloves, minced) Smart Balance butter (2 huge tablespoons or more) 1 small onion (roughly minced) 1 1/2 cups of  low-fat milk Non-fat Chicken stock  (around…

African Stewed Chicken

This is my version of African stewed chicken. I came up with it after reviewing several recipes. There’s no blending required. It’s easy and tastes great! Ingredients: 8 to 10 skinless thighs (I marinated my thighs in Grace’s Fish and Meat sauce, thyme, and curry overnight.) 1 diced medium bell pepper (red or orange) 1…

Lazy Beef Stroganoff

This is a Sunday morning… dump everything in the slow cooker meal. Minimal effort is used for a tender and tasty dish. Ingredients: 1-2 lbs of sirloin steak sliced in bite-size pieces 2-3 cups of egg noodles 1/2 yellow onion minced Freshly sliced mushrooms 3 cloves of garlic minced 1 can of cream of mushroom…

Coconut Chicken & Shrimp Curry with Lemon Rice

This dish tastes authentic but it takes minimal effort. You’ll be surprised how easy it is to make. Ingredients 2 large chicken breasts cut into cubes Shrimp with tails off 1/2 a medium onion 3 small red potatoes -quartered 1 sliced carrot stick 2 to 4 cloves of garlic Cashew or peanuts Ginger (I used…