Spicy Italian Meat-balls

Spicy Italian Meat-balls
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Servings
22-23 Meatballs
Servings
22-23 Meatballs
Spicy Italian Meat-balls
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Servings
22-23 Meatballs
Servings
22-23 Meatballs
Ingredients
Servings: Meatballs
Recipe Notes

Instructions:

  1. Combine bread pieces with ⅔ cup milk and set aside 5 min then mash with a fork.
  2. In a large mixing bowl add: 1 lb ground beef, 1 lb sausage, ¼ cup Parmesan and Romano cheeses, 4 minced garlic cloves, ½ tsp salt and pepper, 1 egg, and milk-soaked bread bits.
  3. Mix all ingredietnts until well combined.
  4. Form into 1½" balls then, then roll in dry Italian-style bread crumbs to lilghtly coat.
  5. Heat a deep, large, heavy skillet oven over medium heat with about 3 Tbsp oil.
  6. Add meatballs in small groups to allow easy turning so you can saute until cooked through and all sides are browned (about 10 minutes).
  7. Transfer meatballs from the skillet onto a platter to serve as a side-dish….OR.
  8. Serve along-side Angel-hair Pasta topped with a fresh Marinara sauce, and Enjoy!
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Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing

Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing
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4
Servings
4
Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing
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4
Servings
4
Ingredients
Servings:
Recipe Notes

1. Prepare Squash as follows: Cut Squash in half length-wise then place in a shallow baking dish, cut sides down. Pour 1 cup water into dish around squash halves. Bake at 350 degrees for about 1.5 hours until squash is easily pierced with a fork. Let cool, then cut into ¼ -inch cubes

2. Add cubed Squash into a rimmed baking sheet

3. Sprinkle squash with 2 tsps Olive Oil, then Sage, Thyme, Basil and Oregano

4. Bake Squash until heated through and tender (about 10 minutes) then set aside.

5. Add chopped onions to a deep skillet and saute over a medium heat until clear

6. Add sausage to skillet, mix with onions and cook on the stove-top until browned (approx. 10-12 minutes), breaking meat up into small bite-size pieces

7. Add Squash to the Sausage in the skillet and stir to mix

8. Mix in Cranberries, Walnuts and Apples and continue cooking for another 5 minutes or until all flavors combine.

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Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing

 

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Looking for a low carb alternative to traditional stuffing this holiday season?  If so, try this heart healthy recipe that replaces traditional breadcrumbs with sweet, nutrient rich Butternut squash.  Just one cup of cooked Butternut Squash has only 83 calories yet provides 437% RDA of Vitamin A as well as 52% RDA of vitamin C, and 582 mg of Potassium, to boost your energy, facilitate weight loss and promote a healthy complexion. 

Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing
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Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing
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Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Prepare Squash as follows: Cut Squash in half length-wise then place in a shallow baking dish, cut sides down. Pour 1 cup water into dish around squash halves. Bake at 350 degrees for about 1.5 hours until squash is easily pierced with a fork. Let cool, then cut into ¼ -inch cubes
  2. Add cubed Squash into a rimmed baking sheet
  3. Sprinkle squash with 2 tsps Olive Oil, then Sage, Thyme, Basil and Oregano
  4. Bake Squash until heated through and tender (about 10 minutes) then set aside.
  5. Add chopped onions to a deep skillet and saute over a medium heat until clear
  6. Add sausage to skillet, mix with onions and cook on the stove-top until browned (approx. 10-12 minutes), breaking meat up into small bite-size pieces
  7. Add Squash to the Sausage in the skillet and stir to mix
  8. Mix in Cranberries, Walnuts and Apples and continue cooking for another 5 minutes or until all flavors combine.
  9. Remove from heat, season with Salt and Pepper to taste, and ENJOY!
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Broiled Halibut with Puttanesca Sauce Over Rice

Broiled Halibut with Puttanesca Sauce Over Rice
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Servings Prep Time
4 20 min
Cook Time
40 min
Servings Prep Time
4 20 min
Cook Time
40 min
Broiled Halibut with Puttanesca Sauce Over Rice
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Servings Prep Time
4 20 min
Cook Time
40 min
Servings Prep Time
4 20 min
Cook Time
40 min
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat broiler
  2. Coat broiler pan with cooking spray
  3. Place Halibut in broiler pan and brush with olive oil
  4. Sprinkle Halibut with 1 tsp Black Pepper
  5. Broil for 10 minutes or until fish is flaky
  6. While fish broils, prepare Jasmine Rice per package directions
  7. Heat medium saucepan over medium heat
  8. Coat pan with olive oil
  9. Add onions and garlic to pan and saute until tender (about 2 minutes)
  10. Add in Tomatoes, Olives, Basil, Oregano, Parsley, Salt & Pepper
  11. Bring sauce to a boil, cover and reduce heat
  12. Simmer sauce for 8 to 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
  13. Place 1/4 cup Jasmine Rice on 4 serving plates
  14. Top Rice with Halibut fillets
  15. Separate to 4 servings and top Halibut with Tomato Sauce
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Asian-style Ahi (Tuna)

Asian-style Ahi (Tuna)
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Asian-style Ahi (Tuna)
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Ingredients
Dressing
Main Dish
Servings:
Instructions
Dressing
  1. Place ingredients (except the orange juice) in a blender and “chop” ingredients until the shallots are finely chopped.
  2. Drizzle the mixture with orange juice until well blended.
Main Dish
  1. In a large bowl, toss the salad greens and Kale until thoroughly mixed then divide into 4 portions placing each on a chilled salad plate.
  2. Steam potatoes and string beans in a steamer until tender (about 15 min.) Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. Mix black pepper, red pepper flakes and Paprika and coat each side of the fillets evenly.
  4. Preheat a large, heavy frying pan over medium heat for 2-3 minutes, until very hot. Put the Tuna into the pan and cook for 2 minutes per side, just until blackened and firm to the touch.
  5. Slice the Tuna and arrange it atop the salad greens.
  6. Add potatoes, string beans, tomatoes, eggs and garnish.
  7. Drizzle the dressing over all, add a lemon wedge to each plate, serve and enjoy.
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Grapefruit Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Here’s a delicious treat of a salad. Give it a try!

Grapefruit Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette
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Citrusy, savory, amazing!!! Try this recipe out or feel free to get creative and take out some ingredients and add others, that's the beauty of making salads. Let you mind wander and taste-buds go on that journey of health and happiness.
Servings Prep Time
2 People 10 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 People 10 Minutes
Grapefruit Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette
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Citrusy, savory, amazing!!! Try this recipe out or feel free to get creative and take out some ingredients and add others, that's the beauty of making salads. Let you mind wander and taste-buds go on that journey of health and happiness.
Servings Prep Time
2 People 10 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 People 10 Minutes
Ingredients
Servings: People
Instructions
  1. • Place equal portions of lettuce on 4 plate
  2. • Top lettuce with Grapefruit sections and Radish slices
  3. • Sprinkle 1 oz. crumbled Feta cheese and ¼ of almonds onto each plate
  4. Then for the Dressing: • Place reserved grapefruit juice in small bowl
  5. • Add Olive Oil, Dijon Mustard, and Lemon juice and whisk until mixed
  6. • Add in Basil, Salt and Pepper and mix thoroughly – chill until ready to serve
  7. • Pour dressing over salad and Enjoy!
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Pot Roast with Potatoes & Greens

Pot Roast with Potatoes & Greens
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Pot Roast with Potatoes & Greens
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Instructions
  1. In a shallow dish add flour, salt, pepper and mix thoroughly
  2. Add oil to a large skillet and heat over medium-high heat
  3. Coat Beef evenly with flour then brown all sides evenly in skillet (10 minutes) & set aside
  4. Add Beef Broth, Wine and tomato paste to skillet and loosen browned bits at bottom of pan, Stir Broth mixture constantly until it comes to a boil (1-2 minutes)
  5. Place Collard greens, Parsnips, Carrots, Potatoes and onions into a 6-quart slow cooker
  6. Transfer Beef Roast to slow cooker
  7. Pour broth mixture over Roast and veggies in the slow cooker
  8. Onto a double layer of cheese cloth, bundle all herbs (Peppercorns, Thyme, Garlic, Bay Leaves and Parsley), then secure with twine
  9. Add herb bundle to slow cooker, cover and cook on ‘Low’ for 8 hours
  10. Discard cheesecloth bundle and remove Roast from slow cooker to slice
  11. Serve sliced Beef with a side of the vegetable mixture and top with cooking liquid
  12. Garnish with a sprig of Thyme, serve and enjoy!
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Shrimp in Spicy Marinara Sauce

 

 

Shrimp in Spicy Marinara Sauce
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Hungry? Try this super quick and easy sauce tonight!
Servings Prep Time
6 people 5 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 people 5 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Shrimp in Spicy Marinara Sauce
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Hungry? Try this super quick and easy sauce tonight!
Servings Prep Time
6 people 5 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 people 5 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 F
  2. Add oil to large broiler-safe skillet and stir in garlic, onions, green bell-pepper and wine – simmer until wine is almost evaporated
  3. Add tomato sauce, oregano, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper – simmer for another 6-7 minutes
  4. Add shrimp to sauce and mix thoroughly
  5. Crumble feta cheese over the top and bake 7-10 minutes (until shrimp are cooked)
  6. Transfer to a serving platter, sprinkle with parsley and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

For a filling main course, serve over whole-wheat Angel hair or Linguini Pasta!

Shrimp in Spicy Marinara Sauce over Linguine

Nutrition:  250 calories, 27 g protein, 10.5 g carbs, 2 g fiber, 1 g sugar, 9 g fat

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Fresh Herb-Baked, Garlicky Chicken

garlicky chicken

mmmmmmmmm. tasty!

Here’s a super duper tasty chicken recipe! Enjoy!

Fresh Herb-Baked, Garlicky Chicken
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Servings Prep Time
3-5 people 15 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
1 hour 10-15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
3-5 people 15 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
1 hour 10-15 minutes
Fresh Herb-Baked, Garlicky Chicken
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Servings Prep Time
3-5 people 15 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
1 hour 10-15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
3-5 people 15 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
1 hour 10-15 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. • Preheat oven to 400° degrees F. • Rinse chicken with cold water, pat dry and set aside • Pour the chicken broth, crushed garlic and rice wine vinegar into a 1 ½ quart baking pan and mix until blended • Place chicken parts into the pan, and lightly coat with Olive oil • Sprinkle the herbs evenly across all chicken parts, place Garlic cloves at either corner of the pan • Cover with aluminum foil and bake for approximately 1 hour, basting every 20 minutes • Remove aluminum foil and let brown for an additional 10-15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 180° F. • Remove the Baked Chicken from the oven and let stand about 5 minutes • Transfer from the pan to a large serving plate • Garnish with a few roasted garlic cloves, serve and enjoy
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Holistic School: Grapefruit Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Holistic School: Grapefruit Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette
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A delicious crisp salad for the family to enjoy!
Servings Prep Time
4 people 20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 people 20 minutes
Holistic School: Grapefruit Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette
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A delicious crisp salad for the family to enjoy!
Servings Prep Time
4 people 20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 people 20 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. • Place equal portions of lettuce on 4 plates • Top lettuce with Grapefruit sections and Radish slices • Sprinkle 1 oz. crumbled Feta cheese and ¼ of almonds onto each plate Dressing: • Place reserved grapefruit juice in small bowl • Add Olive Oil, Dijon Mustard, and Lemon juice and whisk until mixed • Add in Basil, Salt and Pepper and mix thoroughly – chill until ready to serve • Pour dressing over salad and Enjoy!
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