Herb Chicken Burgers

1 lb ground chicken (preferably organic) ¼ cup herbs (parsley, chives, dill, garlic chives, tarragon) 1 egg, lightly beaten ½ cup onion, chopped (sweet variety) ½ cup crushed rice or nut crackers (ex.Mary’s Organic crackers) 1 clove garlic, minced sea salt and pepper...

Quinoa and Cucumber Salad with Cilantro Dressing

2 cups quinoa, cooked and cooled 2 cups cucumber, chopped peeled and seeded ¼ cup scallion, sliced both white and green parts ¼ cup cilantro leaves, chopped 2 – 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp lime or lemon juice, fresh squeezed (or cider or balsamic...

All-Purpose BBQ Rub

½ cup paprika 2 Tbsp cumin 2 Tbsp chili powder 2 Tbsp black pepper 1 tsp cayenne pepper Combine all ingredients and store in an airtight container in a cool dry place away from light and heat. You can use rubs on fish, seafood and meats 30 minutes before grilling or...

Black Bean, Corn & Cilantro Salad

¼ cup Paul Newman’s Own Oil & Vinegar Salad Dressing 1 can (19 oz) black beans, rinsed & drained 1 tsp ground cumin salt & pepper to taste 2 cups frozen corn kernels, thawed & dried (so they don’t stick to the pan) 2 oz smoked mozzarella (or other...
Basic Marinade

Basic Marinade

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 ½ Tbsp lemon juice fresh 2 Tbsp parsley freshly chopped 1 clove garlic minced sea salt to taste pepper to taste Mix all together. This marinade is suitable for fish, poultry, meat and...
Lemon-Lime Sports Drink

Lemon-Lime Sports Drink

Juice of ½ lemon Juice of ¼ lime 3 dates 2 cups water 1 tsp agave nectar 1 tsp coconut oil Pinch sea salt Combine and blend. Makes 3 cups Keeps refrigerated 3 days. I have found that with the coconut oil unless you drink it right away it hardens up so I usually leave...
No Bake Strawberry Pie

No Bake Strawberry Pie

1 (9”) pie shell, baked (use my nut and seed crust or an oat based crust like https://www.oatmealwithafork.com/5-ingredient-no-roll-pie-crust-gluten-free-nut-free/ and use coconut sugar in place of the granulated sugar) ½ c. coconut sugar ¼ cup maple syrup ¾ c. cold...
Move Yourself This Summer

Move Yourself This Summer

Our weather has turned warmer, the days are longer and those of us who use walking as our form of exercise have started doing it in earnest. Now is the time to establish the habit of movement every day, it becomes easier to continue it in the fall and winter. Walking...