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  • Homemade “Big Macs”

    “Secret Sauce” 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 teaspoons French dressing 1 teaspoon ketchup 1 teaspoon sweet relish 2 teaspoons dill pickle relish 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon white onion, minced 1 teaspoon white vinegar 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Salt, to taste In a medium bowl, mix all ingredients together with salt, to taste. For best flavor, cover and refrigerate for at least 1-2 hours. “Big Macs” 1 lb. ground beef 4 sesame seed buns, split 4 sesame seed bun bottoms 4 […]

  • Steak and Tomato Salad

    3 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons molasses 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 lb. flank steak 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 4 cups lettuce, any kind 2 large tomatoes or 4 Roma tomatoes, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 teaspoons sugar 1 garlic clove, grated 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/3 cup olive oil Salt and Pepper, to taste […]

  • Blackened Chicken with Creamy Avocado Ranch Salad

    Since spring is on the horizon let’s start doing more fresh and crisp recipes. Avocados are all the rage and this salad will keep you coming back for more! Dressing 1 avocado, halved and pitted 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lime juice 1 teaspoon of your favorite hot sauce of choice, Chalula for me! ½ cup buttermilk ¼ cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon minced red onion 1 tablespoon of minced cilantro 1 garlic clove, minced ½ teaspoon of sugar 1 tablespoon […]

  • Beef Shish Kabob

    1 lb. top sirloin steak, cut into 1-2” cubes 1 lime, zest and juice 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil 2 garlic cloves, chopped or 1 teaspoon garlic powder 2 teaspoons white or brown sugar 2 large tomatoes, chopped 1 large cucumber, chopped 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1/3 cup olive oil 3 cups white of brown rice, cooked 1/4 cup chopped cilantro 3 green onions, chopped 2 tablespoons sesame seeds Salt and Pepper, to taste […]

  • Caprese Pesto Salad

      Ingredients 1 1/2 cups orecchiette pasta , or bowtie pasta 3 tablespoons pesto , basil, garlic, pine nuts and grated parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons of roasted pine nuts 1/4 teaspoon salt , or more to taste 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar , more to taste 3/4 cup halved grape tomatoes 3/4 cup small pearlini fresh mozzarella balls (or ciliegine cut in half) 3 leaves fresh basil […]

  • Beef and Cream Cheese Bagelwich

    12 ounces cooked beef (such as steak, roast, pot roast or deli roast beef), thinly sliced 4 thin-style flavored bagels or regular bagels, split 1/3 cup reduced-fat cream cheese 2 tablespoons nonpareil capers 8 thin slices tomato 4 thin slices red onion, separated into rings Nonpareil capers (optional) Spread cream cheese evenly on cut sides of each bagel half. Evenly sprinkle capers over cream cheese. Evenly top with tomato slices and onion rings; top with beef. Garnish with additional capers, if […]

  • Chimichurri with Cilantro and Lemon

    1 bunch Cilantro 1 bunch Parsley ½ shallot 2 Garlic cloves 1 lemon, zest and juice ¼ C Red wine vinegar 2 tsp dried oregano Pinch red pepper flakes ½ – ¾ C good olive oil 1 tsp honey (or more to balance flavor) Salt to tasteBlend ingredients in blender or food processor until combined. Taste and adjust according to taste! 12 Minute Meal with Halibut and Asparagus 6 oz portion filets of halibut (or other firm white fish) 1 […]

  • Asian Meatball Ramen Bowls

    1 lb. ground beef 1 egg 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon dried ginger 1 tablespoon Sriracha (optional) 2 teaspoons sesame oil, divided 3 tablespoons canola oil 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, diced 2 large garlic cloves, diced 1 cup low sodium beef broth 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce 1/4 cup brown sugar 3 teaspoons hoisin sauce 1 teaspoon chili garlic sauce 3 (3 oz.) packages instant ramen noodles 3 green […]

  • One Pan Breakfast Skillet

    Ingredients I can of your Tomato sauce of choice, Enough to coat the bottom of the a large skillet(Make sure its thick) ½ Red onion julienned 3 cloves crushed Garlic Thinly sliced prosciutto 5 room temp eggs Salt and Pepper Butter and Olive oil 1 tbsp fresh oregano 1 Monterey Jack Cheese 2 tbsp Chilli Flakes   In a skillet preheat some butter or oil and saute the onions and garlic. Add your can of tomato sauce and bring to […]

  • Steak and Egg Sandwich with Creamy Avocado Salsa

    2 tablespoons canola oil 1/2 lb. boneless steak (i.e. sirloin, flat iron) 4 eggs 4 English muffins, split 2 tablespoons butter, softened 4 slices Havarti, cheddar or mozzarella cheese 1 avocado, halved, seed removed 3 tablespoons sour cream 1/4 cup salsa 4 tomato slices 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped (optional) Salt and Pepper, to taste Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a skillet up to medium-high heat, add oil. Season both sides of the steaks. Cook to desired doneness. Let rest […]

  • Eggplant Parmesan

      Ingredients 2 Smaller but robust Eggplants 1 Loaf of Low moisture Mozzarella Cheese 1 Wedge of Parmesano Regiano Cheese 2 Oz of Fresh Basil 1 Oz of Fresh oregano 1 Can of Organic Plum tomato Sauce 6 Cloves of Garlic 4 cups of Sunflower or Grapeseed oil 2 Cups of Whole wheat flour 4 eggs Salt and Pepper 2 oz Pine Nuts 2 oz of Balsamic reduction 4 oz Bur Rata Cheese Directions Peel your eggplant and shape to […]

  • Asian Style Burgers

    1½ lb. lean ground beef 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce 3 green onions, chopped 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons Sriracha 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 4 large hamburger buns, split Salt and Pepper, to taste Suggested Toppings: Tomato slices White or red onion slices Cucumber slices Bean sprouts Chopped cilantro Shredded coleslaw Shredded carrotsIn […]