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Red and Green Chile Broth

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I make a lot of both of these broths, and freeze in 16 oz. containers, so that they are ready to use whenever we want them. The basic recipe is as follows:

64 oz. low sodium chicken broth

4 whole green chills (canned is fine) OR 4 dried red chiles (whatever you like best, I like pasilla)

5 cloves of garlic, mashed

1 T. lemon juice

1 T. lime juice

Salt and pepper to taste

Put all ingredients in a large stock pot, and let simmer on low for at least 2 hours. I add cayenne pepper to both of these, as we like it spicy around here! The great thing is that this recipe is very customizable. I hope you enjoy it!

Holiday Bark

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For many years, I have created many, many, many Holiday Baskets for more than a few different Clients, around the United Stated. They were always incredibly popular, and quite honestly, people were very disappointed when I didn’t offer them last year. My Son was only 2 months at the time, so it was about the last thing on Earth I wanted to do. This year, I have decided to take a small step back in. I have decided to focus solely on the different versions of Holiday Bark.

You can choose from

Choose from 1) White and Red Chocolate Swirl Peppermint  2)White and Semi Sweet Chocolate Peppermint  3) Semi Sweet Chocolate Almond  4)White Chocolate Almond

Please note, all Bark will be finished and delivered/shipped the week of December 16th unless other arrangements have been made.

Please CLICK HERE to visit the store and get yours.

Let’s Talk Turkey!

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So, Thanksgiving is one week away…wow. I wanted to share my super easy, super delicious recipe for Roasted Turkey Breast. I hope that you truly enjoy it, and remember, more entrée, side, and dessert recipes are available HERE.

Oven Roasted Turkey Breast

1 whole turkey breast

4 T. poultry seasoning

3 bay leaves

¼ t. cayenne pepper

5 cloves garlic

1 c. chicken stock

1 T. Olive oil

 

Directions

Thaw turkey in fridge for at least 2 days (if frozen).

Set oven to 325.

Place whole turkey in shallow roasting pan.

Pour chicken stock over turkey. Let pool in the bottom of the pan. Add bay leaves and garlic cloves to the stock.

Sprinkle turkey with poultry seasoning and cayenne.

Cook according to package instructions, and until the internal temperature is 165.

Baste the turkey often. When finished cooking, change oven to BROIL and drizzle turkey with olive oil. Broil until the skin is golden brown and crispy.

Let the turkey rest at least 30 minutes before cutting.

TIP: Use the broth from cooking to make a delicious gravy. Enjoy!

 

My eCookbook is on Amazon!

OMG. I am so so excited to announce that my Healthy Holidays eCookbook is now available for download on Amazon.com. It does require the Kindle app, but anyone can download it for free. I feel professional, accomplished, and most importantly, excited that my eCookbook of delicious, healthy  Holiday recipes will have the potential to reach a wider audience. I want to help and inspire as many people as I can!

CLICK HERE to get your Copy.

PS My 2 other cookbooks will also be available on Amazon shortly!

Crockpot Veggie Lasagna

Ta-da! May I present one of my favorite recipes from my new Healthy Hoidays eCookbook…This recipe is so good, and so easy, and even better than that, you can totally customize it to suit your own tastes! You can get my Healthy Holidays eCookbook by CLICKING HERE.

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Crockpot Veggie Lasagna

1 package lasagna noodles

2 jars of good quality marinara/pasta sauce

24 oz. part-skim ricotta

1 summer squash

1 zucchini

3 c. spinach

3 c. mozzarella cheese

½ c. freshly grated parmesan.

Directions

Layer all the ingredients in the crockpot in the following order:

Sauce, Pasta (Uncooked. Break the long pieces. It doesn’t have to look great :)), ricotta, veggies, mozzarella, repeat. The final top layer should be noodles, sauce, and mozzarella.

Cook on low for 6 hours. Turn of crock pot and allow to sit for 45 minutes in order for all the ingredients to come together. Serve and top with Parmesan. Enjoy!

Healthy Holidays Cookbook is Ready!

Yay! I am so excited to share with you that my Healthy Holidays eCookbook is ready. I absolutely LOVED creating and testing these recipes, and I hope you will enjoy them as well! Please CLICK HERE to order your copy. Enter code TLC at checkout for a 20% discount!

Soups & Sides: Butternut Squash Soup, Cauliflower Mash, Green Bean Casserole, Green Chile Chicken Soup, Sweet Potato Mash

Entrees: Crockpot Carnitas, Crockpot Veggie Lasagna, Roasted Turkey Breast, Slow Roasted Sage Pork Tenderloin, Turkey Chili

Desserts: Cinnamon Walnut Granola, Gluten Free Apple and Craisin Crumble, Gluten Free Peppermint Brownies, Gluten Free Pumpkin Loaf

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Cooking Terminology

Does Cooking Terminology confuse you? Unsure what blanche and shock mean? I created this for my original cookbook, and my clients really seem to love it! I hope that you find it helpful!

 

Click here to Download Cooking Terminology

Healthy Holidays eCookbook-Final Lineup!

As I sit here writing this, I am salivating over how it smells like Thanksgiving. I am currently testing the final recipes for my upcoming eCookbook! Below is a listing of what the Recipes will be. I hope to have it ready to download within the next 7 days. In the meantime, I am running a PRE-SALE for the eCookbook. During this sale, the eCookbook will be discounted $3. Please follow this link to order your copy! Once I am finished, I will email you your copy,

Soups & Sides

Butternut Squash Soup

Cauliflower Mash

Green Bean Casserole

Green Chile Chicken Soup

Sweet Potato Mash

 

Entrees

Crockpot Carnitas

Crockpot Veggie Lasagna

Roasted Turkey Breast

Slow Roasted Sage Pork Tenderloin

Turkey Chili

 

Desserts

Cinnamon Walnut Granola

Gluten Free Apple and Craisin Crumble

Gluten Free Peppermint Brownies

Gluten Free Pumpkin Loaf

Low Fat Egg Nog

Gluten Free Goodies

This week I have been busy testing some new, healthy recipes for this Fall and Winter. I know many people who are Gluten sensitive or intolerant, so I have come up with a few recipes for some baked goodies! Pictured here are my Gluten Free Pumpkin Loaf and Gluten Free Peppermint Brownies.

 Please fill out the Contact Form below if you would like the recipes!

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