“Blessed” IP Pancit

Time: 1 hour This is a crazy simple, one pot recipe that is so tasty AND healthy!! You will know you are blessed on those super busy days when you make this meal and — relax. Enjoy. Music Selection: Love & The Outcome – I’m Not Lucky, I’m Blessed Ingredients: 4 chicken thighs, skinless &…

Chicken Pesto Lasagna

Time: 1. 5 hours Perfect combinations of flavour and texture… true love. Music Selection : Pink – True Love Ingredients: Olive oil 1/2 cup butter 1 shallot, peeled and finely diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves 2 tsp fresh rosemary, finely diced Salt/pepper 1/2 cup flour 2 cups milk 2 cups…

Moroccan Chicken with Couscous

Time: 1 hour plus marinating time I hope you and your family get as much joy out of this delicious meal as we did… healthy, delicious and the aroma will fill your house! Music Selection: For King & Country – Joy Ingredients: Rub: 1 tsp ground nutmeg 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin…

Spicy Pork/Turkey Udon Noodles

Time: 45 minutes This is quick, delicious comfort food. You can make it all with pork, all with turkey or a bit of both… Enjoy with Kitaro. Music Selection: Kitaro – Matsuri Ingredients: 5 packs (1.25 kg) udon noodles 4 tsp sesame oil 4 Tbsp peanut oil 5 cloves, garlic, peeled and coarsely chopped 3…

Smoked Turkey Club

Time: 3 hours (overnight brining) This is a recipe that requires some brining from “dusk until dawn”… a bit of effort, but so worth it for this delectable meal… Music Selection: Zayn (featuring Sia) – Dusk Until Dawn Ingredients: Brine: Sprigs of rosemary 3 Tbsp herbes de provence 1 cup salt 1 cup sugar 2…

Anytime Congee

Time: 75 minutes Not having ever had congee, I have been fascinated whenever I see a recipe for it for many years. This week, my daughter has had the stomach flu and not eating, so I decided to make her a bowl – our first ever. Complete hit as a breakfast dish. I asked her…

Turkey Burgers

Time: 45 minutes Heat up the BBQ fire and enjoy these healthy, tasty, irresistible burgers. Music Selection: Pointer Sisters – Fire Ingredients: 2 lbs ground turkey 1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh rosemary 1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh thyme 1 finely chopped green onion 2 Tbsp worcestershire sauce 3 eggs 1 Tbsp garlic powder 1 cup…

Paella

Time: 1 hour This is a one dish meal, so a great way to make a hearty, healthy meal without a big mess. The flavours are more enhanced with a bit of extra salt, so add/salt pepper throughout the cooking process to get the flavours you desire. Music Selection: Jota Dance Ingredients: 4 ½ cups…

Skillet Chicken Spanakopita

Time: 1 hour This is one of the simplest and tasty dishes… healthy and fast! Perfect comfort dinner at the end of a busy, long day! Music Selection: Nikos Vertis – Thelo na me nioseis Ingredients: 6 – 8 sheets phyllo pastry 8 chicken thighs, skinless and boneless, cut in ½ inch cubes 2 leeks,…

Burst Tomato Rose Pasta with Balsamic BBQ Chicken

Time: 45 minutes Having great friends who have excellent taste in food and who are willing to share recipes – this is one that a friend shared a few days ago. It made a good portion and let me tell you – we had leftovers that did not make it past breakfast the next day!!!…