Baba Ganoush

Ingredients: 2 medium eggplant 4 cloves fresh garlic, roughly chopped 2 tablespoons tahini 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice Salt and pepper Extra virgin olive oil To Make: Grill eggplant over high heat for about 10 minutes, or until charred and tender. When cool, peel off the skin and roughly chop the flesh. Add eggplant, garlic, […]

Mediterranean Eggplant and Chicken

Ingredients: 3 medium eggplant, cut lengthwise into 1/2″ pieces 6 boneless chicken breast halves, diced 1 medium onion, diced 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1/2 cup water Dried oregano Salt and pepper Extra virgin olive oil To Make: Preheat oven to 400. Soak eggplant in salted water for 30 minutes. Afterwards brush with olive oil and […]

Tuna (and Cabbage) Salad

Ingredients: 1 can tuna, drained 2 cups cabbage, finely chopped 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 3 tablespoons plain yogurt 1/4 cup fresh chives, finely chopped Salt and pepper To Make: Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl, season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve on your favorite bread.

Grilled Spicy Tuna

Ingredients: 2 pounds fresh tuna fillets 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt To Make: Rinse and pat dry tuna fillets. Combine the remaining ingredients and place in a ziplock back. Add tuna […]

Basil Chicken Salad

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons dijon mustard 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 garlic clove, finely minced 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 cups cooked chicken, chopped 2 cups fresh spinach 1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes, chopped To Make: Whisk together the basil, olive […]

Grilled Lemon Basil Shrimp

Ingredients: 1 pound shrimp (20-30 per pound), peeled and deveined 1/4-1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped (more shrimp = more basil) Juice of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper To Make: Toss shrimp with the lemon juice, basil, and the olive oil. Mix in the salt and pepper and let marinate […]

Pineapple Brown Sugar Frozen Yogurt

Ingredients: 2 cans crushed pineapple (15 oz., each) 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 4 cups vanilla yogurt, low fat 2 teaspoons vanilla extract To Make: Cook the pineapple and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat until the sugar dissolves, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature. Then combine with […]

Tomato Salsa

Ingredients: 8 plum tomatoes, seeded and roughly chopped 1 small red onion, roughly chopped 1 jalapeno, roughly chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped Juice of 1 lime Salt and pepper To Make: Combine tomatoes, onion, jalapeno, and garlic in a food processor or blender and pulse once or twice, just […]

Pineapple Salsa

Ingredients: 1 cup pineapple, diced 1 large tomato, seeded and finely chopped 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 2 tablespoons lime juice To Make: Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Season to taste with salt. Cover and refrigerate for about […]