Gourmet Recipes

Chicken with squash in a cream sauce anytime

This recipe has a down-home goodness that will quell any cravings for Mom's or Grandma's home cooking. It also provides a delicious way to enjoy a major helping of protein and vegetables. 1 lb roasted chicken breast, chopped or torn into chunks 1 2 tbsp butter, coconut oil, or Smart Balance spread 1 chicken bouillon cube dissolved in 1 2 cup water 1 2 tsp garlic powder Salt & pepper, to taste Prep Time - 15 minutes Difficulty Level - Easy Servings - 2 In a large skillet, heat the butter or...

Hummus Guilt Free Dipping

Hummus is a Levantine dish that is a mixture of mashed chickpeas, garlic, lemon, and tahini. Despite these basic ingredients, the taste and texture of hummus varies wildly across regions and even between restaurants. Typically, the further you get from its homeland, the worst hummus tastes (the canned stuff here in the West shouldn't even be called by the same name). When you find a chef who knows just how to manipulate these ingredients, it is something truly special to eat. Within countries...

You Are What Your Burger Eats

You're hearing a lot more about free-range meat lately for good reason. Wild and freerange animals that feed on wild grasses have a much more favorable fatty acid profile than feedlot animals. In essence, this means that wild game meat and free-range meat is simply better for ya. Well, feedlot animals (such as cattle) nowadays are fed grains and all sorts of nasty rations including feed mixed with chicken feces and ground parts of other animals. This nasty cuisine is used to fatten cows up more...

Berries Small Fruit Big Benefit

Another important addition to our dietary mainstay list is the berry. While no cartoon celebrities proclaim the benefits of blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, et al, these little healthy gems shouldn't be ignored. Whether you can buy them fresh and in season or you have to buy them frozen and out of season, these fruits always have a place in your diet. So, what's so great about berries Well, since these bad boys have some of the highest oxygen radical absorbance capacity scores around...

Turkey Sausage Casserole Anytime

Here is a dish that will change your impression of a casserole from wimpy to rugged. It's hard to imagine that cottage cheese and eggs could form the foundation of a casserole that is not only nutritious, but also tastes incredible. But believe us, the taste of this one will make it a regular on your dinner table. 3 medium zucchinis, sliced (1 4 inch thick) 3 4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, part skim Preheat the oven to 350-degrees F. Slice the sausage and brown in a skillet, then place in...