On a whim, I added cooked quinoa to this morning's batch of egg cups and I am so excited by the results I had to share! Not only does quinoa add protein along with numerous nutrients to the recipe, it also adds structure to the egg cup itself, preventing their inevitable flop once removed from the … Continue reading Egg Cups… Updated!
Brined Pork Chops
This is one of my favorite grilling recipes! The brine tenderizes the pork while infusing boatloads of flavor. I pair the pork chops with seasoned sweet potato fries, a green salad and skillet corn bread, making this meal a real crowd pleaser and the perfect spring/summer outdoor meal! Ingredients: 3 cups light buttermilk 3 tbsp … Continue reading Brined Pork Chops
Chicken and Waffles
Back by popular demand... Chicken and Waffles! These tender, crunchy coated chicken strips rival any piece of southern fried chicken; and the best part is they're baked not fried! Stack them on top of a warm, buttermilk waffle drizzled with Sriracha-Maple syrup and you've got a dish that will quickly become your favorite "Breakfast for … Continue reading Chicken and Waffles
Lighten Up, Chicken Salad
After watching an episode of Rachel Ray in a doctor's waiting room, I was inspired to create my own version of her Mediterranean Chicken Salad which uses Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise as the binding ingredient. This chicken salad is light on calories but full on flavor; a few that might even surprise you! Lighten up and go … Continue reading Lighten Up, Chicken Salad