Fish

Take fish out of the packaging. Keep the skin on.

Rub the fish with extra virgin olive oil and salt.

Heat a suacepan on HIGH heat. Add 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil and 1 tsp salt.

Turn over after about 6 minutes.

Take off heat when the fish becomes flaky.

Simple Turkey Burgers

Put turkey meat in a bowl.

Add 1 tbsp olive oil and dash of salt and pepper to mixture.

Add bell pepper and green onions.

Roll turkey into small balls (about 1 1/2 inch diameter).

Prepare a saucepan with 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil and a dash of salt.

Add turkey meatballs.

Cook on HIGH for 5 minutes each side.

Add ginger patties.

Serve patties over a pasta or in a chili.

Lentil and Barley Pilaf

Bring the chicken stock (see Mom’s Penicillin Chicken Stock) and lentils to a rapid boil. Then turn to LOW.

Add cooked barley, carrots, chicken and celery.

Let simmer for 20-30 minutes.

Kale Dish

Saute onions, carrots and kale stalks.

Add lemon, if desired.

Sweat vegetables on MEDIUM until brown.

Add kale. Let simmer on LOW for about 10 minutes.

Stir ingredients and serve.

Roast Chicken / Turkey

Rub 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil on the outside of the bird. Tip: put the extra virgin olive oil on like a thin layer of sunscreen.

Sprinkle herbs, such as thyme sage, Herbs de Provence, cumin and basil (cumin and sage are in traditional turkey recipes).

Saute onions in butter and extra virgin olive oil until onions are translucent. Add coarsely chopped root vegetables such as carrots, potatoes, yams, sweet potatoes, parnsips and rutabaga. Cook on HIGH.

Roasted Beets and Rutabaga

Rinse all vegetables.

Cut into 2-inch cubes.

Laddle vegetables into a glass baking dish. Drizzle extra virgin olive oil over vegetables. Add sea salt.

Place the baking dish in the over for 40-45 minutes at 375-400° F.

Barley

Add barley and water to a pot. Bring to a rapid boil.

Once at a boil, turn the burner OFF.

Let stand for 40 minutes.

Sweet Potato French Fries

Tired of your ordinary, copycat french fries? Try this delicious and simple recipe for the best fries you have ever had. You’ll never go back to ordinary again.

Homemade Applesauce

Cut apples into quarters (about 2-inch chunks).

Squeeze lemon juice over mixture.

Fill saucepan with water and bring to a boil.

Add apple slices. Cover saucepan almost all the way (leaving lid cracked open about 1 inch).

Simmer the apples until they are the consistency you like (between 10 and 20 minutes).

Season with cinnamon and nutmeg, if desired.

Italian Stew

Rinse and cut all vegetables into large chunks.

Fill large pot with 1 inch water and 1 tbsp salt.

Bring water to a boil.

Add all vegetables.

Cover pot almost all the way with a lid.

Let steam. The dish is ready when you can easily pierce the mixture with a fork.

Kale, Corn and Sweet Tomato Salad

Not just for garnish, kale is a super-nutritious relative of cabbage. Containing healthy amounts of iron, vitamins and antioxidents, this dish is not only good for you, but just plain good.

Turkey Patties

Mix ingredients together well and form into 4-5 patties.

Cook 5 minutes on medium-high heat on each side until cooked through.

Roasted Vegetables

Chop equal quantities of zucchini, onions, bell peppers, carrots and eggplant.

Preheat oven to 425°.

Roast eggplant on a separate tray.

Mix vegetables and sprinkle with garlic salt. Spread out on a baking tray and spray with olive oil. Bake for 20 minutes.

Grilled Halibut (or Mahi Mahi)

What you will need: 1 lb of fish extra virgin olive oil pinch of salt cooking spray Instructions: Preheat Grill or griddle to medium-high and spray with cooking spray (from distance if using open flame). Rub fish with olive oil and salt. Place fish on grill or griddle for 3:30 – 4 minutes. If using […]

Creamy Parmesan Polenta

Bring 4 cups of water and the salt to a boil in a saucepan. Stirring constantly, add in the polenta. Cook, still stirring constantly, until the polenta thickens, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the Parmesan and butter. Cover and set aside until the butter melts, about 2 minutes. Stir again before serving.