Curried tomato chicken

In this picture: Sautéed chicken thighs with Jamaican-style curry, tomato pasta sauce, celery and tomatoes for garnish I served this with Seeds of Change Quinoa/Brown Rice and some leftover white rice which I mixed together.  As the vegetable side, I made some organic red Swiss chard. Prep for 4 people & 1 leftover serving: 10…

Sautéed Swiss chard

In this picture: Red Swiss Chard and onions This veg is SO good and good for you.  Click here to read more about the nutritional bonus chard can bring to your menu choices. Prep: 1 bunch organic chard, well washed.1 onion, sliced thinOlive oil, a little for the pan, optionalGarlic pepper Wash the chard very…

Bacon wrapped chicken with artichoke and pasta

In this picture: chicken thigh wrapped in turkey bacon, artichoke hearts, gemelli shaped pasta and baby spinach Prep for 4 (with some leftovers for another meal): 10 chicken thighs, skinless (can be done with skin on but will have more calories and fat to drain – would taste GREAT though) 10 strips of turkey bacon* …

Whole grain rice side dish

In this picture: Lundberg Wild Blend rice cooked in chicken stock If your excuse for not eating brown rice is that it takes too long to cook, I have a question for you: Do you have 45 minutes to leave it alone? Prep for about 6 cups cooked rice: 2 cups brown rice (Wild Blend…

Corn, pepper and arugula side dish

In this picture: oven roasted corn, sweet pepper and arugula Oven roasted corn can be done while you’ve got something else going in the oven; use it for that meal or store in the refrigerator/freezer for another use.  I roasted them with the Taco Roast Chicken – paired very well. Prep: 4 ears sweet corn,…

Healthy hamburger helper

In this picture: whole wheat noodles, lean beef, mirepoix, tomato and parsley garnish Well, this all started with a retreat – Spiritual Fitness to be more precise.  I and some of my friends from St. John the Apostle United Methodist Church led a women’s retreat where about 40 of our sisters spent a day together. …