Healthy Home, Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Life Recipes

Healthy Recipe #3.  MEDITERRANEAN TACOS – Feeds 2. Hungry for tacos without a ton of preservatives.  And the avocado sauce is easy to make and tastes delicious.

Mediterranean Tacos Season 1 ½ chicken breasts with dry rub of Montreal Chicken Seasoning (McCormick). Bake in oven until done.

 Sauté in cast iron skillet over low heat in 2 tbsp olive oil

  • ¼ cup leeks
  • ¼ cup diced turnips
  • 1/8 cup Daikon Radish
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3 tbsp Kalamata Olives chopped
  • 4 Castelvetrano olives pitted and chopped
  • 6 baby carrots sliced
  • 2 tbsp sun-dried tomatoes
  • ¼ cup lightly chopped, marinated artichoke hearts
  • ¼ cup portabella mushrooms
  • 2 celery stocks, chopped

Season with seasoning salt and sauté until carrots are al dente. Combine with small cubes of cooked chicken and sauté for 3 minutes.

 Serve in taco shells. Layer with lettuce, diced mushrooms, tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese. Drizzle with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, blue cheese and pepper.

 Top with Creamy Avocado Sauce

  • 1 Avocado
  • ½ lime
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 tbsp chopped FRESH dill
  • ¼ cup greek yogurt (plain)
  • 2 tbsp feta cheese
  • Combine all ingredients in food processor. Mix until well blended.

Healthy Home, Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Life Recipes

Recipe #2 – FRENCH ONION SOUP. This is a classic that is really easy to make. I take the recipe one step further and add a piece of toasted bread to soup, cover with Gruyere cheese and mozzarella, and broil until cheese melts.

French Onion SoupHeat 2 tbsp butter and 1 tsp olive oil in pan.

Slice 3 large onions (or 6-8 medium onions). Add to pan and add 1 tsp brown sugar. Cook on low 15-20 minutes stirring occasionally.

  • Add 1 tbsp flour
  • Stir in 10 oz beef broth
  • 2 tbsp sherry cooking wine
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Cook 30 minutes. Serve with parsley and bread.
  • Or add toasted bread, Gruyere cheese and mozzarella and broil until cheese melts.