Category: Family Recipes

Foodie’s Favorite Stuffed Artichokes

stuffed artichoke

Artichokes are a healthy food that has a very satisfying taste. This great comfort food can be enjoyed by itself, or as a side dish with Italian or a nice piece of your favorite protein. Prep time: 30 minutes. Cooking time: 2/1/2 to 3 hours. Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 medium-large artichokes 2 cups of breadcrumbs… ( read more )

This Month’s Family Recipes

Gonet family having herb roasted chicken pieces

Herb Roasted Chicken Pieces (I like this recipe with just thighs the best!) Serves 4 Ingredients: 1Tbs thyme 1Tbs oregano 1Tbs basil 1Tbs paprika 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp black pepper 2 Tbs of avocado oil, or other oil (to brush chicken pieces before coating with herb mixture) What to do: Preheat oven to… ( read more )

Zucchini “Pasta” with Homemade Marinara and Turkey Sausages

zucchini pasta with homemade marinara and turkey sausages

This is a quick and easy summer dish, especially for you gardeners that don’t know what to do with all that zucchini. Prep time 15-20 minutes. Cooking time 1 hour. Serves 4 Make the sauce first. Quick summer marinara: 2/ 28 oz cans of San Marzano Italian peeled tomatoes 1 medium yellow onion, diced 2… ( read more )

This month’s family recipe is everyone’s favorite: Mexican “Open Faced Tortilla”!

mexican tortilla recipe

I love Mexican food. Terrific flavors and textures that blend together for a delightful sensation for the pallet. Nothing beats this meal on a hot summer’s evening with my signature Hibiscus Margarita. When I became “paleo, it regrettably limited my ability to enjoy Mexican food.  This is my take for those who want to limit… ( read more )

Chicken Salad Plate

chicken salad

(Serves 2) This is a simple, yet tasty, summer dish with a very nice presentation. A terrific meal to use up leftover chicken (I used slow-cooked leftover chicken). What you’ll need: 10-12oz cooked chicken, diced 2 Tbs mayo (your choice) 2 Tbs onion, chopped (I used red onion) 2 Tbs celery, chopped 2 tbs hot… ( read more )