Guacamole

Guacamole
Guacamole

Ingredients:
2 ripe Hass avocados
2 tbs lime juice
2 tbsp chopped cilantro
1/4 cup small chopped red onion
1/2 jalapeno, including seeds -finely chopped
1/4 tbs Pink Himalayan salt
4 tsp Jalapeño Juice (to taste, not too hot)

Enjoy! Reny

Pesto Creamy Chicken

Pesto Creamy Chicken
Pesto Creamy Chicken

2 tbsp olive oil
4-5 boneless skinless chicken breast
200 g pack cherry tomatoes
3 tbsp pesto
3 tbsp crème (half fat is fine)
fresh basil
grated parmesan

Heat the oil in a frying pan, preferably non-stick. Add the chicken and fry without moving it until it takes on a bit of colour. Turn the chicken and cook on the other side. Continue cooking for 15 mins until the chicken is cooked through. Season all over with a little salt and pepper.
Halve the cherry  tomatoes and throw them into the pan, stirring them around for a couple of minutes until they start to soften. Reduce the heat and stir in the pesto and crème fraîche until it makes a sauce. Scatter with a few basil leaves and grated parmesan.

Enjoy! Reny

Coconut Flour Muffins

Coconut Flour Muffins
Coconut Flour Muffins

3/4 cup coconut flour
1/2 teaspoon of Baking soda
1/4 teaspoon of sea salt
6 eggs
1/4 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup chocolate
Mix dry ingredients.
Beat eggs & mix melted coconut oil, honey, vanilla.
Add dry ingredients.
Let flour absorb the liquid.
Batter to muffin pan.
Sprinkle chocolate on muffins
Bake  at 350 degrees F for 25- 30 minutes.

Enjoy! Reny

Mushroom garlic chicken

Mushroom garlic chicken
Mushroom garlic chicken

5 tbsp Vegetable oil
6 chicken breast
6 slices cheese
8 oz. fresh mushrooms- sliced
3-4 cloves garlic (chopped, minced)
2 cups baby arugula- (green salad)
salt, pepper

Heat 3 tablespoons oil in large skillet over medium heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
Cook chicken 8 minutes on each side until golden brown and internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F remove to serving dish. Top with cheese. Cover and keep warm.
Add remaining 2 tablespoons oil, mushrooms ang garlic to warm skillet. Cook over medium heat 7 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat. Stir in arugula. Serve over chicken.

Enjoy! Reny

COCONUT CAKE

COCONUT SHEET CAKE
COCONUT  CAKE

INGREDIENTS
2 cups flour plus
2 Tablespoon flour
2 cups sugar
½ cup butter
1 cup water
½ cup shortening
½ cup buttermilk
½ teaspoon baking soda
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon coconut extract
¼ cup shredded coconut

COCONUT FROSTING
5 Tablespoons butter
3 Tablespoons milk
1 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon coconut extract
Additional Ingredients
Sweetened Shredded Coconut for topping

INSTRUCTIONS
In a large mixing bowl, measure flour and sugar. Set aside.
In a medium sauce pan, combine butter, water, and shortening. Bring to a boil. After mixture reaches a boil, add it to the flour mixture and stir to combine.
Add buttermilk, then baking soda, then eggs, then vanilla in that order, mixing in-between each addition. Stir in coconut.
Pour into a greased 18x13x1 inch cookie sheet and bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes.

Coconut Frosting
Bring combine butter and milk bring to a boil, stir in powdered sugar and coconut extract until smooth.
After cake has cooked, remove from oven and poke holes in hot cake with a fork. Pour frosting evenly over the top.
Sprinkle top of cake with shredded coconut.

Enjoy! Reny

CHICKEN SPINACH MUSHROOM ALFREDO ROLLS

CHICKEN SPINACH MUSHROOM ALFREDO ROLL
CHICKEN SPINACH MUSHROOM ALFREDO ROLLS
CHICKEN SPINACH MUSHROOM ALFREDO ROLL
CHICKEN SPINACH MUSHROOM ALFREDO ROLLS
CHICKEN SPINACH MUSHROOM ALFREDO ROLL
CHICKEN SPINACH MUSHROOM ALFREDO ROLLS

Ingredients:
12 cooked lasagna noodles
8 ounces cream cheese, softened- Philadelphia
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 garlic cloves minced
2 cups chopped fresh spinach
2 cups chopped rotisserie chicken
3 cups grated mozzarella, divided
¼ cup olive oil
8 ounces sliced mushrooms
2 garlic cloves minced

Alfredo Sauce:
½ cup butter
2 cups heavy cream or half and half
2 cups grated Parmesan cheese
½ teaspoon garlic salt

Instructions:
On a flat work surface lay out lasagna noodles. In a large mixing bowl add cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, garlic, and mix well. Stir in chopped spinach. Divide mixture evenly over noodles, and spread over noodles. Sprinkle chicken evenly over the noodles. Sprinkle 1½ cups mozzarella over the noodles and roll each noodle up and place in 9×13 baking dish. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat and add mushrooms, and garlic. Sauté until tender, set aside.
In a medium saucepan melt butter, and then add cream, and garlic salt. Stir until hot. Remove from heat and add Parmesan cheese, stir until smooth.
Pour Alfredo sauce over roll ups. Top with mushrooms and remaining mozzarella. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Enjoy! Reny

PEA, BASIL & PARMESAN PASTA

PEA, BASIL & PARMESAN PASTA
PEA, BASIL & PARMESAN PASTA

3 tbsps. Olive Oil
1 cup fresh or frozen peas
5 cloves garlic, minced
3 tbsps. chopped fresh basil
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 lb. farfalle pasta – cooked and drained
Salt, pepper

Heat oliv oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add peas and garlic. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in pasta. Cook 2 minutes until heated through. Season wiht salt and pepper. Remove from heat.
Top with basil and Parmesan cheese.
Enjoy!..Reny

Banana Bread

Banana Bread
Banana Bread
Banana Bread
Banana Bread

1/4 cup oil
1 cup all-purpose flour (or replace 1/4 cup with wheat flour)
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
2 ripe bananas
Preheat oven 350*F
Mix dry ingredients.
Beat eggs, oil.
Add bananas. Stir this mixture into dry ingredients.

Enjoy!..Reny

Chocolate Dipped Mandarin Slices

Chocolate Dipped Mandarin Slices
Chocolate Dipped Mandarin Slices

5 mandarin oranges
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate or dark chocolate chips
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon shredded coconut

In a microwave safe bowl, melt chocolate chips with milk.
Dip each slice halfway into the melted chocolate and place on prepared baking sheet. Sprinkled with shredded coconut. Refrigerate for 10 minutes or until chocolate has hardened. Enjoy! …Reny