Roasted Chicken with Vegetables & Herbs

Roasted Chicken with Vegetables & Herbs

Rinse the chicken and set aside to drain excess water off. Pat dry with a paper towel and generously salt and pepper every surface and nook and cranny of the chicken. In a cast iron pot or a dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium-high heat and carefully place each leg quarter skin side down to sear.

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Roasted Broccoli

Roasted Broccoli

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Mix broccoli florets with olive oil and minced garlic to coat and lay out in one even layer on a baking sheet. Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper. Bake for 15-20 minutes until lightly golden brown, removing once to flip the broccoli.

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Pesto Pasta

Pesto Pasta Ingredients 2 overflowing cups fresh basil 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for the top of the jar 2 garlic cloves 1/4 cup pine nuts or walnuts or pistachios Salt and pepper Parmesan cheese Your favorite pasta Directions Using a food processor, combine the fresh basil, nuts and garlic cloves until…

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Strawberry Dream Smoothie

Strawberry Dream Smoothie Smoothies are the perfect treat for summer. They’re a great breakfast pick-me-up or they can be a super afternoon snack to energize your day! Ingredients 1 cup fresh strawberries, quartered ¾ cup ice 1 banana, sliced and frozen 1.5 cups milk or milk substitute 5-6 mint leaves, roughly chopped Drizzle of honey…

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Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed Bell Peppers Ingredients 1 lb Ground beef 1 medium onion, chopped 2 tbsp olive oil plus more for pan 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tsp garlic powder 2 tsp onion powder 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp chili flakes (optional) 1 cup Cooked rice 1 large tomato, chopped 2 tbsp…

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Honey Mustard Roasted Chicken

 Honey Mustard Roasted Chicken Ingredients 4 chicken breasts 3 tbsp Spicy Hot Mustard 4 tbsp Local Honey 2 tbsp Peach Jam ½ tbsp Soy Sauce 3 fresh Garlic cloves, minced 1 Onion, sliced Salt & pepper   Directions Clean chicken breasts and set aside to drain any excess water off. Salt and pepper the chicken…

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Honey Lime Fruit Salad with Mint

Honey Lime Fruit Salad with Mint Ingredients 2-3 cups of any fruit that you like: Sliced Kiwi Strawberries Blueberries Mango Watermelon Honeydew 2 tbsp honey 2 tbsp lime juice 1 tbsp finely chopped mint Directions Chop all fruit in consistent sizes and combine in a bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together honey, lime juice…

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Homemade Guacamole

Homemade Guacamole Guacamole is both a crowd pleasing appetizer and the perfect accompaniment to many Mexican dishes. Whip up this simple and flavorful Guacamole today and serve it with some Veggie Tacos! Ingredients 4 Avocados 1 Tomato, diced ½ red onion, diced 2 tbsp freshly chopped cilantro Juice of ½ lime 1 tbsp Mama Socorro’s…

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Garlic Green Beans

Garlic Green Beans Ingredients 3 cloves fresh garlic plus 2 extra cloves of fresh garlic. 1 tsp-1 tbsp chili flakes or fresh chilis (optional) 2/3 cup good olive oil ½ lb fresh green beans, ends trimmed 1 lemon, juiced Directions First, peel and smash the first 3 cloves of garlic. Add to a small sauce…

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Spiced Honey Chicken Wings

Spiced Honey Chicken Wings Ingredients 1 dozen chicken wings ¼ cup Honey 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar ½ tbsp. lime juice 1 tsp chili flakes Slivered green onions Mix together honey, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, lime juice and chili flakes. Optional: marinate overnight. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F. Toss wings with…

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