Recipes

If the goal is to limit processed foods, what do we replace it with? Here, let’s share our favorite recipes, focusing on healthier dining!

Chicken Thighs with Olives and Tomato Sauce

By | December 22nd, 2014|Recipes|

A slow cooker recipe for chicken, tomatoes and olives. Delish!

Buttermilk Chicken Tenders

By | December 22nd, 2014|Recipes|

1/2  cup  buttermilk 3/4  teaspoon  Tabasco sauce 1 1/3  pounds  chicken tenders 3/4  cup  all-purpose flour 2  teaspoons  kosher salt 1/8  teaspoon  cayenne pepper 2  eggs 2  cups  bread crumbs 3/4  cup  vegetable oil Mix buttermilk and Tabasco in a resealable plastic bag. Add chicken tenders and marinate for at least 1 hour or up [...]

Scratch Factory: The Fastest (and Healthiest!) Spinach and Artichoke Dip Ever

By | December 22nd, 2014|From Erika's Kitchen, Recipes|

Making spinach and artichoke dip out of siggi's Greek Yogurt is easily one of the quickest and easiest appetizers ever. Let me show you how it's done!

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Arugula and Shrimp Pasta

By | December 18th, 2014|Recipes|

Angel hair pasta tossed with garlic, butter, arugula and shrimp!

Shredded Vegetables & Beef

By | December 18th, 2014|Recipes|

Beef with vegetables cooked in sherry and soy sauce!

Cucumber-Tomato Relish

By | December 18th, 2014|From Erika's Kitchen, Recipes|

What do I use this for? I use this as a topping on my salads. It's sweet, its tangy, its juicy...

Q&A Wednesday: The $50 Challenge

By | December 18th, 2014|Q&A Wednesday, Recipes|

Can I eat cleanly on a $50/week budget? I sure can.

Lemon Roasted Tilapia

By | December 15th, 2014|Recipes|

Tilapia and potatoes roasted with lemon & thyme!

Grilled Chicken with Fruit Salsa

By | December 15th, 2014|Recipes|

A grilled chicken dish with a very sweet mango-kiwi-citrus salsa!

The Secret To Scrambled Eggs

By | December 12th, 2014|Recipe Video Vault|

Iron Chef Michael Symon makes the most perfect plate of scrambled eggs...

My Pizza Dough

By | December 12th, 2014|Recipes|

I won't lie - I'm actually pretty annoyed by how easy this recipe is. It also is pretty much a billion calories less than anything that a pizza joint could give me, with much less calories.This is for a personal pan-sized pizza. Double it if you want it for a larger size. 1 and 1/2 [...]

Garlic and Olive Brisket

By | December 8th, 2014|Recipes|

Brisket with rosemary and garlic, slow cooked with tomatoes and olives.

Scratch Factory: Make Your Own Juicy Sour Dill Pickles

By | December 8th, 2014|From Erika's Kitchen, Recipes|

Did you grow up loving a juicy sour dill pickle? Now, you can make the old school kind all by yourself in under 20 minutes!

Southwestern Skillet

By | December 4th, 2014|Recipes|

A "Southwestern" pasta dish with corn, beans and pepper jack cheese! Spicy!

Bell Pepper Couscous Salad

By | November 28th, 2014|Recipes|

A light and tasty salad with bell peppers, onions, chicken, couscous...

Basmati Stir Fry

By | November 28th, 2014|Recipes|

I was never a big rice eater, but in paring down what I keep in the house, I did decide to venture out into trying different kinds of rice. I do have a recipe for "barbecue rice" that I'll be posting later this week... but in my quest to post a recipe a day from [...]

Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Sauteed Apples

By | November 26th, 2014|Recipes|

Pork tenderloin and apple slices soaked in apple cider with all the seasonings of fall!

Hamburger Stroganoff

By | November 26th, 2014|Recipes|

A homemade version of hamburger stroganoff where beef could be replaced with turkey or chicken.

Two Bean Soup

By | November 25th, 2014|Recipes|

A delicious soup with kale, black beans and cannellini beans!

Currant-Glazed Chicken With Spinach

By | November 14th, 2014|Recipes|

Chicken glazed in red currant jelly with garlic and spinach? Yum!