Spaghetti w/Avocado-Ricotta Sauce

Ingredients:12 ounces spaghetti or 1 box of orecchiette pasta1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus additional for drizzling1 clove garlic finely choppedZest and juice of 1 lemon3 avocados1/2 cup of Ricotta cheese1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese1/3 cup chopped basil1 cup of chicken broth Directions:In a pot, of boiling water add spaghetti and cook to 8 minutes or until al dente. Drain and set aside.Meanwhile, heat the … Continue reading Spaghetti w/Avocado-Ricotta Sauce

Simple Summer Beef Lettuce Wraps

I got the inspiration for this beef wraps recipe from the Pioneer Woman. She adds a lot of yummy extras in there but I kept it simple and added what I usually have in the fridge. This recipe is quick, easy and perfect for the summer. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 orange or red bell pepper, diced 3 pounds ground beef 1 teaspoon ground … Continue reading Simple Summer Beef Lettuce Wraps

DDP Yoga Positively Unstoppable Challenge 2019

I haven’t shared my journey for a number of reasons. However after reaching one of my goals I figured, let me make the time to share my journey and hopefully inspire others in the process. I have done DDP Yoga off and on since 2014. I stopped due to injuries from other things I’ve done and from over exerting myself and not listening to my … Continue reading DDP Yoga Positively Unstoppable Challenge 2019

Gluten-Free Crispy Chicken W/Creme Fraiche Dip

This recipe was inspired by a dish made by Katie Lee on the Food Network show ‘The Kitchen’ Her dish was Crispy Chicken Oven Wings with Miso Dip. As usual I revised the whole recipe to things I can have as well as what I had in my kitchen and came up with Gluten Free Crispy Chicken w/Creme Fraiche Dip!! Enjoy! Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray, … Continue reading Gluten-Free Crispy Chicken W/Creme Fraiche Dip

Orzo With Shrimp and Edamame

INGREDIENTS 1 to 2cans of chicken broth 1 box of orzo pasta Juice and zest of 1 lemon**1 1 package of frozen unshelled edamame 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh parsley 1/4 teaspoon of freshly chopped cilantro 1 1/2 pounds of medium deveined shrimp 1 teaspoon of dried tarragon 1/2 teaspoon of coriander 1/2 teaspoon of celery seed powder pinch of salt 1/2 cup of Parmesan … Continue reading Orzo With Shrimp and Edamame