Lemon Chicken Soup

Recipes posted a year ago: Chicken Quesadillas Herb Dijon Filet Mignon Lil' Turkey Meatloaves This soup offers a nice, tangy, citrus flavor.  We used chopped cauliflower, but there are others options such as ricing parsnips. Gather Up: 2 to 4 large chicken breasts, chopped into bite-size pieces 1 tablespoon of coconut oil (not shown) Chicken broth (the … Continue reading Lemon Chicken Soup

Za’atar Grilled Pork Loin

The flavors of lemon, sesame, thyme, and paprika can all be found individually in different recipes for lighter meats and fish.  Here, we'll use them together in a Middle Eastern blend known as za'atar to create a fast and easy wet rub for grilled pork loin. Gather Up: 4 pork loin chops, about 8 oz each … Continue reading Za’atar Grilled Pork Loin

Wine & Herb Grilled Salmon

I made this recipe up years ago for a camping trip with extended family, and then sort of forgot about it over time.  Karen's mom, however, didn't - because it was the only time Karen's dad actually ate fish, and then asked for seconds.  So when the family was recently planning a birthday party for Karen's … Continue reading Wine & Herb Grilled Salmon

Garlic Herb “Stuffed” Chicken Breast

This recipe is perfect for a weeknight where you don't want to spend a lot of time getting things ready.  We're starting with simple grilled chicken breast, but livening it up with a combination of garlic, lemon juice, and fresh herbs from our garden. Gather Up: 4 chicken breast halves, boneless and skinless (about 3 … Continue reading Garlic Herb “Stuffed” Chicken Breast

Lemon Basil Round Steaks

We've got a quick one today for the middle of the week, now that we've got some good weather to call summer out here.  Start out making a double-batch of our lemon vinaigrette dressing recipe, then reserve a bit to use on your salad while using the rest as a wet rub for some round … Continue reading Lemon Basil Round Steaks

Tapenade Pork Chops

During the week, we often use leftover sauces and dressings from one meal as the basis for a new variation.  Today is an example - a quick recipe  based on the ideas at the end of our sun-dried tomato tapenade recipe.  Unfortunately, it was also prepared during our recent "camera malfunction" period, so I've only got a … Continue reading Tapenade Pork Chops

Fava Bean Hummus

Fava beans and other legumes aren't normally on our menu.  However, we will make an occasional exception for things that come with our CSA share (corn on the cob and baby potatoes both come to mind).  So, when our CSA share included young fava beans for two straight weeks, we had enough saved up to … Continue reading Fava Bean Hummus