Sweet & Spicy Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken

INGREDIENTS: 20-ounce can pineapple chunks with juice 1/2 cup Sweet Baby Raye’s barbeque sauce 1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1 cup of chicken broth 1 to 2 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce 1 to 2 tablespoons Asian chili-garlic sauce 2 cloves garlic 2 teaspoons ground ginger Red pepper flakes -to taste…

Healing Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup: Gluten Free

Some of us get sick every winter. If you’re like me, you get a cold or the flu several times during the season. Chicken noodle soup is all I can eat when I get sick.  I prefer it to be low-sodium and gluten-free which is hard to find. Most gluten-free soup has rice in it…

Curry Shrimp & Rice Noodles

I love curry, but I rarely order it at restaurants because it’s too spicy and bothers my stomach. So I decided to come up with my own curry recipe that has all the flavors I like without the heat. This recipe is perfect for people who follow the Mediterranean Food Pyramid like me, and it’s gluten free. Most…

Lazy Stuffed Bell Peppers

There’s nothing like stuffed green bell peppers, but it can be a time-consuming meal with too many steps for a busy weeknight. I came up with a recipe that’s quick and still tastes delicious. It’s also gluten-free and it’s a perfect dish for those who follow the Mediterranean Food Diet Pyramid like I do. Prep time:…

Homemade Chicken Bone Broth

  Most of my recipes include chicken or vegetable broth. I prefer to use broth over water because it adds instant flavor. Most broth sells for $2.00 a container so the cost adds up. I’ve been looking for ways to save money, and one solution is to use Edward & Sons veggie cubes. They’ve helped but…

Lentil & Kale Soup

Here’s another crockpot recipe that’s delicious and easy to make. This is one of my Purge Week recipes, so use whatever you have in your refrigerator. Just add lentils and kale greens. Ingredients: 1 summer squash 1 zucchini 2 carrots (peeled and cubed) 1 red bell pepper 1 cup of red lentils 3/4 cup of green lentils 1…

Veggie Pasta Fagioli-Meatless Monday

  Veggie Pasta Fagioli is a tasty soup that gets better with each day. It’s extremely easy and fast to make, and you’ll have delicious leftovers for days to come. INGREDIENTS 1 tsp sea salt 1 1/2 cups of short pasta/macaroni with grooves in it 1 zucchini sliced 1 cup of vegetable broth 1 can…

Meatless Monday–Martha Stewart’s Famous One Pot Pasta

  This Martha Stewart recipe is a staple in my home after discovering it on YouTube. It’s actually an internet sensation. Check it out here  Martha’s One Pot Pasta. The dish is meatless, easy to make, and it’s absolutely delicious. You’re going to need a large deep skillet pan. I don’t have one big enough, so I use…