Cilantro Verde Pesto Grilled Chicken

How many ways can we make chicken?  Who knows, I have lost count.  But here is an original recipe created the other night using what we had in the house.  Remember, it is all about being prepared, having the right foods on hand and shopping clean and healthy.  Doing this will enable you to make simple dinners at home for you and even your family.  I can’t stress enough how affordable it really is to prep and cook your own meals at home, instead of picking up or taking out, or even buying pre-packaged food. It just needs to become a priority and once it is, then it is actually simple and can be fun. Use a day off to take time to spend at the market {instead of trying to go after work} Take a list Use the outer aisles in the market as that is where you find…  Read More…

Basil Pesto

Everyone most everyone either LOVES pesto and/or makes it homemade.  Right?  Well we make pesto all the time in our house and use if for so many foods, here is our “basic” recipe. Ingredients Basil {fresh} Garlic {fresh} you can purchase garlic already skinned and ready for use and in EVOO from places like Whole Foods in a container Parm Cheese {fresh grated is best, but if you must use pre-grated then do so} EVOO Sea Salt Add everything in the blender and pulse. I told you Basic.  This is the easiest Pesto recipe ever and anyone can do this.  Once you make it, add it to an amazing dish and make sure to FREEZE what you don’t use.  This stuff is a life saver when in a hurry to pull a dinner together.  I know when the kids have pasta and am looking for an idea, having the pesto…  Read More…

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