This Chimichurri Marinated Chicken is so easy to make, ultra flavorful, healthy, delicious and low carb. Making this recipe requires only about 5 minutes of prep time and about 30 minutes in the oven. This is a fresh and tasty dish that has only 3 net carbs and is great when served with so many different sides. I like to enjoy it with a salad, fresh veggies or some potatoes when I am not counting carbs.
Easy Fresh Aji Picante – Colombian Hot Sauce with Habanero
I have been making this Easy Fresh Aji Picante for years and my husband and I love to put it on just about anything! I originally found this recipe on Skinny Taste. If you have not checked out all of the amazing recipes that Gina has created at skinnytaste.com, you are really missing out! Making this Colombian hot sauce is as simple as blending the ingredients together. It takes only a few minutes, and the result is a perfectly spicy and fresh sauce that is incredibly versatile. This is a naturally carb free, dairy free, gluten free, vegan and vegetarian sauce, so it is great for most diets!
Easy, Spicy Arrabbiata Sauce – Fresh and Light and Simple!
I went out to lunch a couple days ago and when I was looking through the menu I came across a pasta with arrabbiata sauce. I had forgotten how much I loved this simple, spicy tomato sauce and I was determined to make it for myself when I got home! It took a little trial and error, but I finally came up with (in my opinion) the perfect balance of garlic, spice and basil flavors. This Easy, Spicy Arrabbiata Sauce would be delicious served with pasta, zucchini noodles, spaghetti squash or with any meat. I hope you love it!
Blueberry Lemon Streusel Muffins – Perfect for Summer!
Imagine this – it’s a beautiful sunny Sunday morning in July and your wake up to the smell of fresh Blueberry Lemon Streusel Muffins downstairs. You head on down, pour a hot cup of coffee and dig in to one of the still hot muffins. Perfection! That is totally a daydream for me, because if I want muffins I will definitely be the one making them. That’s okay though, because these are completely worth it! These Blueberry Lemon Streusel Muffins combine fresh lemon, sweet blueberry and a fantastic streusel topping to create the perfect summer breakfast, snack, dessert or whatever!
Orange Crush Cocktails – Refreshing and Perfect for Summer!
Orange Crush Cocktails are served at many restaurants all up and down the east coast. We love to order them from one of our favorite spots in Virginia Beach. An Orange Crush is an ultra refreshing drink that is absolutely perfect for hot summer days, but I could honestly down one at any time of year with no issue! These cocktails use orange vodka, orange liqueur, fresh orange juice and a splash of lemon-lime soda to create a sneaky-strong delicious beverage. Cool off with a couple of these today!
Sun Dried Tomato & Basil Pesto Chicken Melt
Boneless, skinless chicken breasts are definitely one of the most popular pieces of meat used these days for easy dinner recipes. I also love these recipes, but sometimes they leave much to be desired. Boneless, skinless chicken, if not prepared the right way, can be dry, bland and flavorless. This Sun Dried Tomato & Basil Pesto Chicken Melt is none of those things. This dish uses my homemade Sun Dried Tomato Basil Pesto and fresh mozzarella to create a recipe that is super easy to make and loaded with amazing flavor. Give it a try today!
Baked Parmesan Tomatoes – Quick, Easy, Light & Healthy
Is it just me, or are fresh summer tomatoes at least a million times better than the ones from the grocery store during the winter? I grabbed a bunch of beautiful tomatoes from a local farmstead the other day, so I decided to make myself a quick, healthy and simple lunch with a couple of them today. This recipe is really intended to be a side dish, but sometimes it’s really all I want for a light meal. These Baked Parmesan Tomatoes can also be an easy and delicious appetizer. Making this recipe is very easy – you will slice your tomatoes into thick slices, top them with seasonings and parmesan and drizzle them with a little oil. Then just bake them until they are hot and the cheese is melty and enjoy!
Spicy Zucchini, Corn and Tomato Salad – Quick and Easy!
One of the best things about summer is all of the fresh garden vegetables. This Spicy Zucchini, Corn and Tomato salad is a great way to use those vegetables in a delicious recipe. This side dish is full of flavor and easy to make. A delicious vinaigrette dressing that you will whisk together in just a few seconds will add just what these fresh veggies need to take them to the next level. Enjoy this dish hot or chilled. This would be excellent served with some simple grilled meat, as a side with tacos or double the recipe or even more and serve it at your next summer gathering.
Rosemary Parmesan Focaccia Bread – Fresh and Easy!
Focaccia bread is such a simple, rustic and amazing thing to make from scratch. In my opinion, store bought bread can never really stack up to homemade, and focaccia bread is no exception. This rosemary parmesan focaccia bread is made with just a few easy steps. It is soft with crisp edges and has just the right amount of parmesan, salt, rosemary and olive oil on top. Serve this with anything from a fresh, crispy salad to a hearty bowl of pasta or use it to make a fantastic sandwich. This bread may be the star of the show at your next dinner!
Caprese Pasta Salad (Quick, Fresh and Easy!)
This Caprese Pasta Salad is made using whole wheat pasta, fresh tomatoes, basil and mozzarella pearls. Balsamic vinegar, olive oil and salt are tossed in and a simple, quick, delicious and easy pasta salad is born! This would be a great dish to have as a quick and easy vegetarian dinner, or as a side with your favorite protein. This would also be an excellent thing to bring to your next summer get together. Your friends will love it!