Low Sodium Chicken Fajitas

Watch out for flour tortillas, they are higher in sodium than corn. Low Sodium Chicken Fajitas 3 cloves garliczest of 1 limejuice of 1 limedash of chipolte powder (more if you are brave)1 tsp cumin2 tsp honey1/4 tsp black pepper1/3 cup apple cider vinegar1 Tbsp olive oil1 lb chicken breast (cut into strips)1 bell pepper… Continue reading Low Sodium Chicken Fajitas

Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Balsamic Vinegar

  Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Balsamic Vinegar 1 Tbsp olive oil1 pound pork tenderloinFreshly ground black pepper (to taste)2 cups chopped onion2 cups chopped apple1 1/2 Tbsp fresh rosemary (chopped)1 cup low-sodium chicken broth1 1/2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar Preheat the oven to 450 F. Lightly coat a baking pan with cooking spray.In a large… Continue reading Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Balsamic Vinegar

Slow Cooker Italian-Style Meatloaf

Slow Cooker Italian-Style Meatloaf 1 cup Italian-style bread crumbs1-1/2 cups spaghetti sauce1 egg (lightly beaten)2 tablespoons dried minced onion1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon garlic powder1/4 teaspoon pepper2 pounds ground beef/pork/lamb mix Cut a 20-inch piece of aluminum foil into 4 3-inch strips. Criss-cross strips across bottom and up sides of slow cooker. Spray with canola oil… Continue reading Slow Cooker Italian-Style Meatloaf

Chili Seasoning

Chili Seasoning 4 Tbsp chili powder1 Tbsp crushed red pepper1 Tbsp dried minced onion1 Tbsp dried minced garlic2 tsp white sugar2 tsp ground cumin2 tsp dried parsley2 tsp salt1 tsp cayenne pepper1 tsp dried basil1/2 tsp black pepper Combine all ingredients and mix.

Pineapple Balm Sorbet

Our Lemon Balm plant came back this year and its growing out of control.  I had to find an outlet for its energy. Pineapple Balm Sorbet This pale yellow, green-flecked sorbet is wonderful as a dessert or as a palate cleanser, otherwise known as an intermezzo. This recipe is excerpted from Herbs in the Kitchen… Continue reading Pineapple Balm Sorbet


There were 2 more kiwis and that was a whole box of strawberries.  Ooops.