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Tequila Chicken

Created November 7, 2017 by lorrie

Ingredients 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 tablespoons tequila 2 teaspoons lime zest (fresh) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon ancho chili powder 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 of a jalapeno, seeded, white core removed, minced (optional) 1 teaspoon coconut nectar or honey 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, filleted (see note below) 1 lime, sliced into wedges, for serving...
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Make-ahead Oven-baked rice

Created November 3, 2017 by lorrie

A great dish for prepping freezer dinners, this one is a winner…   1 1/2 cups short grain brown rice 2 1/2 cups chicken broth or vegetable stock 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 teaspoons garlic powder (optional, though a must in my house!)   Preheat the oven to 375˚ Place...
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Lemon & Tarragon Dressing

Created October 30, 2017 by lorrie

  ¼ cup fresh lemon juice ¼ cup finely chopped shallot 2 Tablespoons dried Tarragon 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard ¼ tsp. sea salt ¼ tsp. ground black pepper 5 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil Put all ingredients in a small mason jar and shake until well combined. If you don’t have one, use a small bowl and whisk. Excellent...
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Turkey Jerky Time! 2 recipes in one

Created September 4, 2017 by lorrie

                  These versions vary from a slightly spicy, salty and a sweet to lemony goodness.  Either way, I love my clean jerky! Best part, it took only 30 minutes of my time to prepare, including cleanup. The dehydrator (or oven*) does the rest.     RECIPE #1 : Spicy and...
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Nutty French Toast 103

Light French Toast

Created August 24, 2017 by lorrie

  2 egg whites 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla 1/8 cup fresh squeezed orange juice + 2 extra tablespoons (divided) 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 tablespoon rice milk 3 slices of sprouted grain bread 1 cup berries of choice stevia, optional Put egg whites, vanilla, only 1/8 cup of the orange juice, cinnamon and rice milk...
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My favorite chicken soup

Created August 22, 2017 by lorrie

I had never been a soup lover; just wasn’t my thing. When I tasted this amazing soup, however, that all changed and I now make it several times a month, even during the hot summer months. I’ve adapted my version from the original by WholeNutrition for a more robust flavor.  It makes enough for several dinners, lunches and frozen...
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Red Slaw (hold the mayo & vinegar)

Created August 1, 2017 by lorrie

  My husband tossed a few ingredients together last night for his “lesser slaw fans” and it was a hit! Great for those with allergy concerns, it’s simple, easy to prepare and a perfect accompaniment to the typical barbecue fare that most can enjoy without concerns of “what’s in this??”.    I’ll tell you what’s in...
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Simple summer salad for one!

Created July 31, 2017 by lorrie

1/2 cucumber, peeled and chopped 8 cherry tomatoes, halved 2 ounces of leftover chicken breast (grilled or cooked plain), shredded 2 teaspoons of diced red onion 1 teaspoon of dried oregano 4 kalamata olives 4 or 5 small basil leaves Salt and pepper to taste A small amount of high quality olive oil    Combine all...
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Almond Pancakes with berries

Created July 10, 2017 by lorrie

These are delicious little breakfast cakes.  Flatter than the big and fluffy variety, they are quick and perfect for breakfast or snack and chock full of good fats and protein for a great start to the day.  For those who have trouble maintaining a healthy metabolism (skipping meals, fueling the fire regularly, they come with a good...
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Turkey-Veggies Roll-Ups

Created June 27, 2017 by lorrie

                            This is undoubtedly the easiest and fastest way to get vegetable carbs and lean protein.  I often use this as a grab and go snack, but in spending a few more minutes, I can make a sit down meal of it!...
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