Pumpkin Seed Pesto Chicken with Olives & Raisins

This dish was a little time intensive but oh so worth it. First I made the pesto and applied it as a marinade to the raw chicken with skin removed and fat trimmed. I covered and placed in the fridge for a couple of hours. Then I saute the chicken with the…

Coconut Shrimp Risotto

Above: Plated on steamed spinach with fresh grated Parmesan on top. Coconut Shrimp Risotto   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 45 mins Total time 1 hour   Creamy and delicious, this dish is very healthy if you use brown rice. Recipe type: Main Serves: 6 Ingredients 1½ tbsp olive oil…

Baked Samosas

Above: Finished samosas are really good with mango or mint chutney. When I use the oven, especially in the warmer months. I have to make use of the whole oven so I feel that heating up the house is worth it. Since I was already making the chicken today, I decided to…

Oven-Fried Spicy Chicken

Above: My son Marcos, diving into a bite of the cooked chicken. Oven-Fried Spicy Chicken   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 45 mins Total time 1 hour 15 mins   This a great, low-fat version of fried chicken with an Indian spice kick. Recipe type: Main course Serves: 4 Ingredients…

Shredded Pork Carnitas

Above: Served with warm corn tortillas, lettuce, avocado and sour cream Shredded Pork Carnitas   Print Prep time 45 mins Cook time 3 hours Total time 3 hours 45 mins   Suggested serving with warm corn tortillas, lettuce, avocado and sour cream. Also delicious with rice. Recipe type: Mexican Serves: 6 Ingredients…