Healthy Recipes

Grilled Cilantro Lime Shrimp Kebabs

cilantro-lime-shrimp

We barbecue at our house most of the year.  Normally, it’s chicken or beef that lands on the grill, but today I decided to add to my shrimp recipes with these grilled cilantro lime shrimp kebabs. We don’t get much in the way of snow in the winter so our outdoor grill is perfect for…

Red Pepper and Toasted Pine Nut Hummus

Red pepper and pine nut hummus

Whenever I used to go to pot luck type parties and someone brought hummus, I turned my nose up at it. For some unknown reason, I thought that hummus appealed only to die hard vegans and vegetarians and didn’t make party food. But, recently I have had the opportunities to try a lot of varieties…

Beef Taco Lettuce Wraps

These healthy beef taco lettuce wraps prove that healthy eating is anything but boring at our house! These wraps make a great main course and is also one of my favorite easy appetizers. My alternative is a bright and colorful take on the normal recipe by using lettuce leaves instead of tortilla shells. Best of…

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus – Perfect side dish or appetizer

bacon wrapped asaparagus

If you are having a party, recipes for easy appetizers are something that you will want to have on hand as go-to recipes. This easy bacon wrapped asparagus recipe makes a great party starter and is also a great side dish for any regular meal.    I love healthy side dishes that still have a taste…

Garlic Lemon Roasted Shrimp

Garlic Lemon Roasted Shrimp

This recipe for garlic lemon roasted shrimp could not be easier to make. The flavor is tart and refreshing and it’s a quick and easy meal that will become a family favorite. My husband and daughter love shrimp recipes and like to eat them often.  I am always looking for new and (hopefully) easy appetizers.…

Slow Cooker Pork Roast with Applesauce & Vegetables

The veggies browned beautifully!

This slow cooker pork roast with applesauce and vegetables is a very easy recipe that tastes just amazing.  The pork has a sweet rosemary mustard sauce that compliments the applesauce beautifully for a wonderful fall meal Ahh…the wonders of crock pot recipes.  No other kitchen appliance can make a dinner with hardly any preparation at all…

Citrus Salad with Chicken and Walnuts

Citrus Salad with Chicken and Walnuts

I came home from the grocery store yesterday with a huge bag of grapefruit instead of the oranges I thought I was buying.  I do like grapefruit but at 1/2 a fruit in the morning, these babies will take a long time to disappear. I love having really special salads as a lunch time meal.…

Roasted Red Potatoes with Fresh Herbs

Roasted Red Potatoes with Fresh Herbs

Roasted Red Potatoes with Fresh Herbs This recipe for roasted red potatoes with fresh herbs is easy and very tasty.  The potatoes are just lightly coated with a bit of olive oil and some fresh herbs and then roasted in a hot oven. The result is potatoes that are crispy on the outside and have…

Easy Baked Salmon Recipe

Easy Baked Salmon Recipe

Printable Recipe:  Easy Baked Salmon I have to admit it.  I am not much of a fish person.  I’ve tried almost every variety and just don’t find them that appealing.  My exceptions are salmon, swordfish and any fish that is freshly caught. (then I love it!) This recipe for grilled salmon is easy to do,…

Greek Omelette with Artichokes and Feta Cheese

Greek Omelette with Artichokes and Feta Cheese

Today’s breakfast recipe has a Mediterranean flair to it.  The artichokes and feta cheese remind me of my favorite antipasto platter.  This Greek omelette is loaded with flavor and very easy to make. To make the Greek omelette you will need these Ingredients 1 egg 2 egg whites 1 tbsp of heavy cream Salt and…