HEART HEALTHY DIETING FOR THE BUSY PROFESSIONAL

The most challenging thing about living a heart healthy lifestyle is finding quick, fresh food on-the-go! Whether you’re a Wall Street broker or a stay at home dad, finding meal options that are quick and easy to prepare, yet healthy and delicious can be very challenging.  Everyone understands the importance of eating a diet low […]

Brussels sprouts and orange with creamy vinaigrette

Brussels sprouts and orange with creamy citrus vinaigrette I bag of Brussels sprouts I orange ¼ cup toasted walnuts Salt and pepper   Wash bristle sprouts thoroughly.  Cut off ends to allow outer leaves to fall of easily.  Discard discolored leaves, and peel leaves from the outside, then place in a bowl.  Peel appropriate amount […]

Artichoke hearts in herb and lemon dressing

Artichoke hearts in herb and lemon dressing     3 artichokes 1 tablespoon fresh thyme 1 tablespoon fresh basil 4 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 6 tablespoons olive oil Bring a large pot to a boil and lightly season. With a sharp knife, cut off stem and half of the […]

Heart Healthy Citrus Vinaigrette Dressing

Citrus Vinaigrette 1 small shallot ¼ teaspoon chopped garlic ½ teaspoon chopped fresh thyme 2 oranges, zested and juiced 2 lemons, zested and juiced 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper ¼ cup rice wine vinegar ½ cup olive oil Using a blender, add shallots, garlic, juice, […]

Cucumber salad with fresh cilantro, mint, and rice wine vinegar

Cucumber salad with fresh cilantro, mint, and rice wine vinegar   2 cucumbers 1 teaspoon of chopped fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon of chopped fresh mint ¼ cup of rice wine vinegar Salt and pepper Peel cucumbers and cut long ways.  Place flat side down and cut into ½ inch slices.  In a small bowl, add […]

Grilled mahi mahi on sautéed spinach with a citrus vinaigrette

Grilled mahi mahi on sautéed spinach with a citrus vinaigrette 4 4 oz. mahi mahi filets 1 shallot, diced small 1 teaspoon chopped garlic 1 bag fresh baby spinach ½ cup grape tomatoes cut in half Salt and pepper Citrus vinaigrette Cottonseed oil   On a clean surface, lightly season all 4 filets of mahi […]

Grilled top sirloin with sautéed Brussels sprouts and garlic

Grilled top sirloin with sautéed Brussels sprouts and garlic 4 4oz. top sirloin steaks Brussels sprouts (what was saved from salad) 2 tablespoons chopped garlic Salt and pepper   Steak Marinade 2 chopped shallots 3 tablespoons chopped garlic 4 sprigs of rosemary ½ cup worstershire Sprinkle salt and pepper, shallots and garlic on each steak […]

Sautéed redfish topped with toasted almonds and lemon with grilled asparagus

Sautéed redfish topped with toasted almonds and lemon with grilled asparagus   4 4 oz. pieces of redfish 2 cups of wondra or all purpose flour ½ cup toasted sliced almonds 2 lemons, sliced 1 bunch or 20 asparagus stalks Light olive oil Salt and pepper   On a clean surface, lightly season redfish with […]

Sauteed shrimp pasta with tomato, basil and a white wine sauce

Sauteed shrimp pasta with tomato, basil and a white wine sauce 1 lb. of 21-25 peeled shrimp, deveined Angel hair pasta Assorted grape tomato 1 bunch of fresh basil ½ cup white wine ¼ cup butter 1/8 teaspoon cayenne ¼ teaspoon paprika Start by cutting all your tomatos in half long ways and chopping basil […]

White wine poached trout served with steamed cous cous tossed with spinach, tomato, and fresh thyme

White wine poached trout served with steamed cous cous tossed with spinach, tomato, and fresh thyme 4 4oz. trout filets 1 cup cous cous 1 ½ cup boiling water 1 pint grape tomato 2 cup fresh spinach 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme       Poaching liquid   ½ onion, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped […]