Grilled Orange Beef and Broccoli

This dish has only a few ingredients so it’s simple but still elegant and delicious. Ingredients: flank steak, oranges, orange juice, garlic salt, black pepper, soy sauce, brown rice, chicken stock, garlic cloves, 2 green onions. Set aside some orange slices and some tops of green onion for garnish. marinate 1 lb of flank steak…

Chicken Tender Salad

Another delicious salad out of JJ’s kitchen. I soaked the tenders in buttermilk for about 2 days, but you can get away with a few hours. Ingredients: 6 chicken tenders, 2 cups buttermilk, flour, olive oil, 1 bag of salad mix, tomatoes, avocado, 1/2 lemon, 1tbs. red wine vinegar. heat 1 cup of olive oil…

Mediterranean Steak Salad

I’m on a roll. Another really tasty salad out of JJ’s kitchen. This dish started with some N.Y. strip steak I had marinating in worcestershire sauce for a couple of days and some mixed olives out of a salad my boyfriend had left at my house. I think the olives were nicoise olives and picholine…

Maia’s Favorite Vanilla Mocha Milk

My daughter has been laid up with a sprained ankle this whole weekend, so we’ve kind of been trapped in the house. Now Maia is not an easy child to get to drink milk but, she does love vanilla milk.  She asked me if I could bring her a glass of her vanilla soy milk…

Strawberry French Toast

I knocked the socks off my daughter with this breakfast! The french toast was super yummy and even a little bit healthy. And, I didn’t even use bacon! The heels of bread or even stale bread is perfect for french toast so if you have some bread you’re about to throw out, make this Strawberry French…

Smoked TriTip Roast

California’s claim to Beef, this cut of meat is super delicious and affordable. I’m a grilling kind of girl and anything I can throw on my Weber (charcoal of course) I will. I like to grill a few Tri-Tips a week and snack on it over the week. It makes great sandwiches the next day!…