CUCUMBER AVOCADO SALAD

CUCUMBER AVOCADO SALAD (WITH FETA) prep time 35 MINUTES total time 35 MINUTES This Cucumber Avocado Salad is bursting with flavor from lime, mint, and Feta, and this is such a delicious combination! INGREDIENTS INGREDIENTS:  2 cups chopped cucumbers (see notes)  generous pinch of salt, for drawing water out of cucumber  2 small ripe avocados, peeled and chopped … Read more

GRILLED CHICKEN THIGHS (WITH LEMON AND ZA’ATAR)

GRILLED CHICKEN THIGHS (WITH LEMON AND ZA’ATAR) prep time 30 MINUTES cook time 33 MINUTES additional time 8 HOURS total time 9 HOURS 3 MINUTES Grilled Chicken Thighs with Lemon and Za’atar is perfect for an easy summer dinner and everyone who likes middle eastern flavors will love this chicken. INGREDIENTS  8 bone-in, skin on chicken thighs, well trimmed with … Read more

LEMON PARMESAN KALE SALAD

LEMON PARMESAN KALE SALAD prep time 10 MINUTES additional time 1 HOUR total time 1 HOUR 10 MINUTES Lemon Parmesan Kale Salad marinates a while in the dressing, which tames down the kale and adds amazing flavor! INGREDIENTS  10 oz. raw kale leaves or baby kale  1/2 cup coarsely grated or shaved Parmesan cheese (see notes)  3 T fresh … Read more

CHEESY VEGETARIAN BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

CHEESY VEGETARIAN BREAKFAST CASSEROLE prep time 20 MINUTES cook time 40 MINUTES total time 1 HOUR Make this Cheesy Vegetarian Breakfast Casserole on the weekend and eat it all week! And this can be made with a wide variety of vegetables, depending on what’s in the fridge. INGREDIENTS  8 oz. sliced mushrooms  1 large green bell pepper, chopped … Read more

CUCUMBER NOODLE SALAD WITH SHRIMP

CUCUMBER NOODLE SALAD WITH SHRIMP prep time 25 MINUTES total time 25 MINUTES Grab your Spiralizer or another noodle-making gadget and make this Cucumber Noodle Salad with Shrimp that’s loaded with Thai flavors. INGREDIENTS SALAD INGREDIENTS:  1 large European cucumber or two smaller ones (see notes)  1/2 lb. medium cooked shrimp, thawed overnight in the fridge if … Read more

GRILLED FLAT IRON STEAK WITH CHIMICHURRI SAUCE

GRILLED FLAT IRON STEAK WITH CHIMICHURRI SAUCE prep time 25 MINUTES cook time 12 MINUTES total time 37 MINUTES Grilled Flatiron Steak with Chimichurri Sauce is wonderful for a special meal cooked on the grill. INGREDIENTS  1 1/2 lb. piece Flat Iron Steak  1 T Steak Rub (see notes) CHIMICHURRI SAUCE INGREDIENTS:  1/2 cup finely chopped cilantro leaves … Read more

BACON AND PEA SALAD

BACON AND PEA SALAD prep time 20 MINUTES cook time 10 MINUTES total time 30 MINUTES This delicious Bacon and Pea Salad is perfect to make for a party or to take to a pot-luck any time of year. INGREDIENTS  1/3 cup sour cream  1/3 cup mayo  2 T white balsamic vinegar (see notes)  1 T granulated Monkfruit … Read more

Broccoli Cauliflower Cheese Soup

INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons butter 1 small yellow onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable stock 2 cups half and half, at room temperature 2 cups broccoli florets, chopped 2 cups cauliflower florets, chopped 1 large carrot, shredded 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated … Read more

Kentucky Hot Brown Dip

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup chopped onion 2 tablespoons flour 2 cups whole milk 8 ounces cream cheese, very soft 1/4 cup sour cream 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon ground paprika 2 cups shredded mozzarella or cheddar cheese, divided 6 to 8 ounces turkey breast, … Read more