Perfectly grilled tender and juicy chicken marinated in a honey lime cilantro marinade.  The flavor of this chicken is incredible!

INGREDIENTS:2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, or thighs
¼ cup lime juice
½ cup honey
2 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
1 Tablespoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
½ cup cilantro, finely chopped
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper

INSTRUCTIONS:Put chicken in a ziplock bag. In a small bowl combine lime juice, honey, soy sauce, olive oil, garlic, cilantro, salt and pepper. Pour the sauce over the chicken and seal the bag and let marinade for 3 hours or overnight.

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Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa

These Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa are light and refreshing! Spicy shrimp topped with a salsa made from avocados, red onion, and cilantro and topped with cheese.

Avocado Salsa: 2 ripe avocados, diced
 1/4 cup finely diced red onion
 ½ jalapeno, seeded and diced finely
 3 Tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
 2 Tablespoons lime juice
 1 Tablespoon olive oil
 1 clove garlic, minced (about 1/2 teaspoon)
 Salt and pepper to taste
 24 medium shrimp (about 1/2 lb), raw, peeled and deveined
 Wooden skewers

Shrimp marinade: 1 Tablespoons olive oil
 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
 1/4 teaspoon salt
 1 clove garlic, minced (about 1/2 teaspoon)
 1 teaspoon lime juice
 8 (6-inch) Old El Paso flour tortillas
 Toppings: chopped red cabbage, crumbled Cojita or feta cheese

INSTRUCTIONS:In a medium bowl, combine all of the ingredients for the avocado salsa and add salt and pepper to taste. Chill in the fridge until ready to serve.
Preheat grill to medium high heat.
In a large bo…

Dump-and-Bake Creamy Tuscan Chicken Pasta

This Dump-and-Bake Creamy Tuscan Chicken Pasta is an easy dinner that everyone loves — and you don’t even have to boil the noodles!

Creamy, comforting and delicious, this creamy Tuscan chicken pasta is super easy to prepare and comes together in under 1 hour.

INGREDIENTS:1 16 ounce package uncooked rotini pasta
1 22 ounce jar Alfredo sauce (about 2 ½ cups)
3 cups low sodium chicken broth
2 cups diced rotisserie chicken or other diced cooked chicken
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 4 ounce jar diced roasted red peppers, drained (about ½ cup)
½ cup minced sun-dried tomatoes in oil drained
2 cups fresh baby spinach
1 cup shredded mozzarella or Italian blend cheese
Optional: Parmesan cheese and fresh chopped herbs such as basil, oregano, and parsley for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS:Preheat oven to 425F (220C).
In a large 13 x 9-inch baking dish, stir together uncooked pasta, Alfredo sauce, chicken broth, chicken, garlic, red peppers, and sun-dried tomatoes. Cover tightly with aluminum foil and bake for 35 minutes.


Want to know how to make parmesan crisps and cheddar cheese chips? This keto cheese chips recipe will show you both! Quick & easy, with just 5 minutes prep.

INGREDIENTS:3/4 cup Parmesan cheese (shredded)
3/4 cup Cheddar cheese (shredded)
1 tsp Italian seasoning (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS:Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (204 degrees C). Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
Stir the cheeses together in a small bowl.
Place uniform tablespoon-sized heaps of the shredded cheeses onto the baking sheet, 2 in (5 cm) apart. (They will spread, so make sure to leave enough room.) Sprinkle with Italian seasoning, if using.

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Keto Sugar-Free Cheesecake - Food Recipes Blog

INGREDIENTS:2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
3 large eggs, at room temperature
1/2 c. coconut flour
1/4 c. shredded coconut
1/2 c. almond flour
16 oz. sour cream, at room temperature
1 tbsp. stevia
1/2 c. (1 stick) butter, melted
3 (8-oz.) blocks cream cheese, softened to room temperature
Sliced strawberries, for serving

DIRECTIONS:Preheat oven to 300°. Make the crust: Grease an 8" or 9" springform pan, and cover the bottom and edges with foil. In a medium bowl, mix together the flours, coconut, and butter. Press the crust into the bottom and a little up the sides of the prepared pan. Place the pan in the fridge while you make the filling.
Make the filling: In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and sour cream together, then beat in the stevia and vanilla. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing after each addition. Spread the filling evenly over the crust. 

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Mushroom Zucchini Lasagna Rolls - Food Recipes Blog

INGREDIENTS:4 large zucchini thinly sliced lengthwise (I used a mandoline)
8 oz fresh mushrooms, chopped well
1 tsp dry Italian seasoning
1 free range egg
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
a handful or fresh parsley, finely chopped
1 Tbsp olive oil for brushing + 1 additional Tablespoon for sauteing
1 small sweet yellow onion, finely diced
16 ounces high quality marinara sauce
sea salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
1/3 cup organic ricotta
2 fresh garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

INSTRUCTIONS:Preheat your oven to 375 degrees f. and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
Lay out the zucchini strips on a large cutting board, lightly sprinkle with sea salt and pepper and very lightly brush with 1 Tablespoon of oil.
Bake strips in your preheated oven for 10-12 minutes, or until slightly tender and easy to roll. Allow them to cool until ready to handle.
Meanwhile, add remaining olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic and cook for 1 minute, until fr…


my little friend, The Godfather Cocktail.  Certain booze lends themselves to certain situations.  I drink rum when I want to celebrate, wine when I want to relax, and whiskey (The Godfather) when I’ve packed and moved my apartment in less than a week and my entire body hurts.
This past weekend Kieran and I officially moved into our new house!  Once we have enough of our stuff put away in the new house, we needed to chill.  After the stress of packing, moving, and unpacking our belongs in under a week, I was in need of a stiff drink.  I don’t drink whiskey often but when I do, I have a taste for The Godfather Cocktail.
I researched the origin of Godfather Cocktails and the history of this particular drink is fuzzy, which is how you’ll feel after you consume a couple of these bad boys. 😀

apologize, this post will be short this week.  I shot the pictures for this recipe on Sunday afternoon, and by Sunday evening I started to feel off.  I plugged through Monday the best I could but by Monda…