Home Made Crispy Chicken Salad with Dijon Honey Mustard Dressing

Home made Crispy Chicken Salad with Dijon Honey Mustard Dressing I don’t know about you but I truly love a good salad.  This Crispy Chicken Salad is delicious!  Summer is ending now and there is an amazing harvest of tomatoes, so I wanted to find a new way to use my tomatoes.  This salad definitely hit the spot.  It is tangy and sweet and the dressing is different than my typical go-to balsamic vinaigrette.  You can also take it to go easily, so for busy nights when you are out…

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Chicken and Veggie Fried Rice

I love a good fried rice, but they can be so loaded with fats and sugars!  This recipe that tastes great, but is also pretty healthy.  It is a new twist on an old ethnic favorite which has more veggie than usual! Cooking and Prep time, about 40 minutes Makes 6 (pretty large) servings Ingredients: 3 whole carrots, peeled and chopped ½ onion finely diced 1 cup chopped green beans 1 yellow squash, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup corn kernels 2 cups chicken breast, cooked and diced 3…

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Easy Home Made Fajitas

Currently I would call myself a purist when talking about food.  I am trying to eat less processed and more natural foods, and cooking from scratch a little more.  I love my food to have a lot of flavor, but most pre-made seasonings have a lot of fillers and preservatives in them to give them a longer shelf life.  So I thought I should try to make my own, and it is pretty delicious!  This recipe makes about 3 recipes at a time so I don’t have to make it…

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ChocoCoconut Butterscotch Cookies

Prep: About 20 minutes Bake: 12 minutes at 375 F Makes 30 Cookies Ingredients: 2 cups Almond flour 1 cup Oats 1 tsp Baking Soda ½ tsp Salt ¼ cup Coconut Oil ¼ cup Maple Syrup 2 Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla ½ cup Chocolate Chips ½ cup Butterscotch Chips ½ cup Sweetened Shredded Coconut Directions: Preheat oven to 375 F for conventional or 350 F for convection. Mix almond flour, oats, baking soda and salt together in a small bowl. Set aside. Blend on low speed coconut oil and maple…

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Almond Flour Brownies

Warning for Chocolate Lovers: these gluten-free brownies are so chocolatey and delicious, you won’t believe they are gluten-free!  Prep time: 15 minutes, Bake time: 35-40 minutes Serves 12             Ingredients:  ¾ cup Almond Flour, finely ground ¼ tsp Salt 2 Tbsp Unsweetened Cocoa Powder ½ tsp Baking Powder ¾ cup Sugar 3 Large Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla ½ cup Butter ¾ cup Chocolate Chips, divided Directions: 1.       Preheat oven to 350 F.    2.       Mix together in a small mixing bowl, flour, salt, cocoa, and baking powder.  3.       In a separate microwaveable…

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Home Made Baked From Scratch Pizza

  The whole family will love this made from scratch pizza.  Easy and much more nutritious than the store bought stuff! Make it a meal with 2 slices and a salad! Makes 10 Slices Crust: ¾ cup Whole Wheat Flour ¾ cup AP Flour 1 package Fast Acting Yeast ¼ tsp Salt ¼ tsp Sugar 2/3 cup Hot Water 2 tsp Olive Oil Sauce: 3 oz Tomato Paste 4 oz Tomato Sauce ½ tsp Sugar ¼ tsp Salt ¼ tsp Black Pepper ½ tsp Oregano ½ tsp Garlic Powder 1…

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Oatmeal Mint Chocolate Cookies

A perfect Holiday Treat.  These cookies are healthier using avocado in place of butter, but you won’t be able to tell at all!   Makes 32 Cookies Total cooking time: about 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 Whole Avocado 1 cup Brown Sugar 1 Egg 1 tsp Vanilla Extract ¼ tsp Peppermint Extract ¼ tsp Salt ½ tsp Baking Powder ½ tsp Baking Soda 1 cup Oats 1 cup All-Purpose Flour 2 Tbsp Unsweetened Baking Cocoa ½ cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips Directions: In a large mixing bowl, mash the avocado with a…

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