Category: Kitchen

Shrimp Piccata

Love this twist on the classic Italian dish!

Shrimp-Piccata

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp peeled and de-veined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter divided
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 large lemon juiced, ~3 tablespoons
  • 1/4 cup capers drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • thin slices of fresh lemon for garnish, optional

 Click HERE for the instructions

Spinach and Ricotta Grilled Cheese

Can a grilled cheese sandwich be considered luxurious?! Because I feel like that word fits perfectly here!

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  • 1 clove garlic , crushed
  • 1/3 cup ricotta cheese (I used reduced-fat)
  • 1/4 cup frozen chopped spinach , thawed
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • Sea salt and cracked pepper , to taste
  • Dried Italian mixed herbs , to taste (Oregano and basil mix)
  • 1/4 cup grated light mozzarella cheese (or fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced)
  • 4 thick slices sourdough bread
  • 1 tablespoon butter (light or reduced-fat spread)
  • 1/2 cup of your favorite pasta sauce

Click HERE for the instructions

Sun-dried Tomato and Quinoa Burgers

With mozzarella – YUM!

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  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 3/4 cup low part skim mozzarella shredded cheese
  • 2 sun-dried tomatoes chopped
  • 1 1/2 eggs I usually beat a whole egg, then half it
  • 3 tablespoons flour you can use coconut flour for GF
  • 1 tablespoon chopped scallion/green onions
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha; optional

Click HERE for the instructions