Creamy Pasta with Shrimp & Sausage

A friend of mine stopped by, on her way home, to wait for traffic to die down. Gotta love L.A.! And of course, she was hungry! Luckily I had been to the store and I had a kitchen full of food so it wasn’t hard to come up with something. This dish was rich, savory,…

Ginger and Lime Chicken Stirfry w/Fresh Mint

Here’s a delicious recipe for a stirfry that’s tangy light and very refreshing to eat! It’s full of protein and natural goodness from the fresh ginger. Ingredients: fresh ginger root (i used about 1/8 cup) 2 limes (juice & zest) 1.5 lb boneless skinless chicken breast 1 green bell pepper 1 sm white onion 2…

chicken salad

after a long day of work and then a trip the grocery store to stock up on food for the week, sometimes the last thing i want to do is cook! so, i usually pick up a rotisserie chicken and just eat that with some sliced avocado and queso fresco. nothing fancy, i just throw…

Thyme Crusted Pork Tenderloin and Veggies w/a Blue Cheese Sauce

Ingredients: about 1 .5 lbs pork tenderloin (2 tenderloin) 3 tbs butter (room temperature) 2 tbs dried thyme 1 tbs garlic powder salt & cracked black pepper for seasoning canola oil about 6 fresh basil leaves 6-10 baby yukon gold potatoes 2-4 carrots 1 red onion about 1/2 cup of blue cheese heat oven to…

Fajitas!

Ingredients: 1 green bell pepper, 1 poblano pepper, 1/2 red bell pepper, 1 wht. onion, 1 portobella mushroom. 1 lb of flap steak or flank steak, 3 limes, 2 tbs. smoked paprika, salt & pepper. Marinade: season steak with salt & pepper and then rub smoked paprika into the steak. place in a ziplock bag…

Country Style Curry Pork Ribs w/Toasted Vermicelli

2 lbs country style pork ribs (i used bone-in but boneless is fine), 1 yellow bell pepper, 2 jalapenos, 1 yellow onion, 3 carrots, 1 pkg vermicelli, 1 cup pine nuts. Trim fat off ribs if they’re pretty fatty. Don’t worry about the bone. The meat will fall off the bone once it’s done. season…

JJ’s Jambalaya

Ingredients: 1/2 lb. chicken tenders 1/2 lb. shrimp 4 cajun sausage links 1 1/2 cups rice 3 cups chicken stock 1 green bell pepper 1 yellow onion 1 jalapeno 2 carrots 1 tbs smoked paprika 2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp cayenne pepper 2 tsp ground coriander 1 can fire roasted tomatoes salt & pepper…