THE ART OF FOOD
Parm Corn on the Cob & Summer Salad
Grill corn on the cob in the husk for 30 mins. Butter corn, sprinkle parmesan cheese and parsley. Add organic greens with sliced strawberries, grapes, blueberries, watermelon, pineapple and grape tomatoes. No dressing needed as the natural fruit juice will sweeten the salad.
Wango Tango Mango
Combine 6 ripe, peeled and cut mangos and 1.75L of your vodka of your choice in an infuser jar. Let them sit for 1.5- 2 weeks. The fruit will turn white and this is normal. After the time has elapsed, remove the fruit and add fresh fruit and serve. Garnish with fresh mango slices and enjoy. Always skip sugar and use Stevia or Truvia!
Guiltless Tuna Salad
Combine 1 can Albacore in water, ½ chopped onion (white or red, your preference), ½ cucumber (sliced), 4 strawberries (sliced), 1/3 chopped cilantro, 1tbsp white vinegar, serve over organic mixed greens with ½ sliced roma tomato.
Pina Colada BBQ Chicken Kabobs
1 breast will yield 2 kabobs. Cut breast in ½ and each ½ into 3 cubes. Add kosher salt, black pepper & garlic. Assemble kabob alternating chicken with green & red peppers, red onion, portobello, pineapple & grape tomato. BBQ sauce: Mix together 2cups ea: ketchup, tomato sauce, 1cup water, ½cup apple cider vinegar, 5tbsp light brown sugar, 5tbsp sugar, ½tbsp ea: kosher salt, black pepper, onion powder, ground mustard; 1tbsp ea: lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce & Jammin' USA pina colada jam.
Grilled Shrimp & Pico de Gallo
7 large shrimps, peeled and deveined.
1/2 tsp of kosher salt, ground black pepper and 1 minced clove of garlic.
Spray Pam on your pan and place over medium-high heat until it heats up. Place shrimp on pan for about 2 minutes each side. Add the juice of 1/2 a lemon or lime and sautee.
Pico de gallo: Chop and combine 6 roma tomatoes, 1 white onion, 1-2 jalapenos, 4 sprigs of cilantro, 1/2 green onion, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp of pepper, 1/2 tsp of garlic powder and the juice of 2 limes.
Skinny Farmer's Daughter
Skinny Farmer's Daughter with fresh basil (100 calories).
Take 6-7 strawberries (cut in halves), add 2 packets of Stevia or Truvia and 1.5 shots of vodka of your choice and mix in the blender. Serve over crushed ice and garnish with basil.
Bacon Herb Rubbed Pork Loins
2 tenderloins (1-1½ lbs ea), 1 garlic head-top off in ramekin with 1tbsp olive oil, wrap in foil, bake 350/45mins. Cool & squeeze garlic in bowl. Rub ½ of mix on loins, add salt & pepper-2tbsp ea. Combine 1tbsp ea-chopped rosemary, thyme & 12 sage leaves, add other ½ garlic mix & rub on loins. Wrap 6 bacon strips to ea loin, tie w/kitchen twine. Heat 1tbsp olive oil in med. skillet on med-high. Sear loins to golden brown then transfer to med roasting pan. Bake to medium/8-10 mins. Let sit 10 min
Cinnamon Struessel Muffins
Preheat oven 350, line muffin tin w/liners or use non-stick spray. In large bowl, 1cup all-purp flour, 1tsp baking powder & ¼cup of ea: granulated sugar, cinnamon & salt. In small bowl, whisk ½cup milk, 1 slightly beaten egg & 3tbsp melted butter, blend well. Mix wet ingredients w/dry ingredients only til moistened-Do not overmix. Pour into muffin cups & bake 18mins. Topping: Combine ¼cup all-purp flour, 2tbsp brown sugar, ¾tsp cinnamon & cut in 2tbsp soft butter til mix is crumbly & sprinkle on
Pasta with Shrimp in Garilc Sauce
Garlic Sauce: 1/4 cup ea: olive oil & fresh parsley, 4 garlic cloves finely chopped, 1/2 cup of grated parmesan cheese and ground black pepper. Heat skillet, combine.
Citrus Marinated Skirt Steak
1 lb. skirt steak, 4 minced garlic cloves, 1 tsp kosher salt, 1tsp ground black pepper, 2 limes, 1tbsp soy sauce, 10 sprigs of cilantro. Pat dry steak and place on plate. Season with salt and pepper, add garlic, sprinkle lime juice and soy sauce to both sides and toss in the cilantro sprigs. Marinate for at least 1 hour before grilling.
Combine 1/2 a watermelon cut into chunks and 1.75L of your vodka of your choice. Let them sit for 1.5- 2 weeks in an infuser jar. The fruit will turn white and this is normal. After the time has elapsed, remove the fruit and add fresh fruit and serve. Garnish with a fresh chuck of watermelon with a sprig of thyme and enjoy. Note: If you want it a little sweeter, add Stevia or Truvia.
Baked Orange Roughy
1lb of orange roughy fillets, Mix in a shallow bowl: ¼ cup bread crumbs, 2tbsp each of grated parmesan cheese & romano cheese, ¼ tsp each of garlic powder & kosher salt. Brush fillets with ¼ cup olive oil toss in bread crumb mixture. Arrange fillets in a single layer in the prepared baking dish & sprinkle with 1tbsp of chopped parsley. Bake for 15mins or until the fish flakes easily with a fork. Add lemon juice & serve over mashed potatoes and side with fresh veggies.