Jan 302013
Pork Stir Fry

Everytime I make a stir fry, it’s different. Why? Because I use whatever I have on hand in my refrigerator. I’ve made this dish with chicken, pork, beef and a variety of veggies…make it your own! Try adding peanuts or cashews at the very end, too! 1/4 cup onion, sliced 1 large carrot, sliced 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced 1/2 red […]

Jan 292013

2/3 cup of low sodium soy sauce 1/4 cup of dark sesame oil 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 2 tbsp brown sugar 1-2 tsp hot chili sauce 1 tbsp minced peeled fresh ginger 4 cloves of garlic, minced 3 green onions, sliced (divided) 1 1/2 lb pork tenderloin (or 2 small tenderloins), trimmed of fat Olive […]

Jan 262013
Beet Salad

This salad is so colorful. It’s great with red or golden beets and any type of greens that you like! I usually cook a lot of beets and keep them in the refrigerator for my salads. Honey Balsamic Dressing ½ cup balsamic vinegar 3 tbl honey ½ tsp salt ½ tsp pepper 1 cup olive […]

Jan 232013
Chicken Chili

This chili recipe is so good and healthy! I make this all of the time in the winter. It’s really easy, too…especially if you use rotisserie chicken already cooked from your grocery store! 2 poblano chile peppers, chopped 1 large red bell pepper, chopped 1 medium-size sweet onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoons […]

Jan 222013
Spicy Shrimp with Noodles

2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 teaspoon grated lime rind 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 3 tablespoons red curry paste 3 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon chili oil or vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups julienne-cut red bell pepper 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions 1 cup bok choy […]

Jan 212013
Jam Thumbprint Cookies

I love making these cookies around the holidays. They are easy to make and look great! They are perfect to give as gifts to your friends! 3/4 pound (3 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 egg beaten […]