Lunchtime either means making a pit stop from work to catch something to eat, or you have a decent lunch hour. Preferably make this the day before since the cook time is around 30 minutes. A lovely chipotle chicken lettuce wrap that will rejuvenate and add a bit of spice to your lunch!
Chipotle Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Heat your preferred oil (olive or coconut) in a frying pan and quickly place the chicken pieces in. Cook the chicken strips until golden.
Using the same frying pan, after the chicken is done. Add more oil and sautée the onion until soft.
Then add in tomatoes, brown sugar, cumin, and chipotle peppers to simmer for 15-20 minutes. Or until the tomato sauce begins to thicken.
Place the chicken back into the frying pan with everything. Cook for 5 minutes.
Take your lettuce, avocado, and remaining cherry tomatoes to start arranging an open lettuce wrap. Once the lettuce is placed on the plate, place the chicken chipotle mixture on the lettuce. Then place the avocado and tomatoes on top. With a spritz of lemon.
Needing a protein boost in the morning, or looking to have well-rounded muffins that have everything in them? This little recipe will help fuel your body, mind, and soul for those days we really don’t want to get out of bed.
This recipe also allows for over ingredients to be placed within, like bell peppers or another kind of meat.
Bacon, Egg and Tomato Muffins
Bring out the cooking spray and preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Cover the muffin or cupcake tray with the cooking spray.
Cook the bacon in a large skillet, keep it on medium heat and continously turn the bacon over. When the bacon is halfway cooked (5 minutes tops). Cut the bacon into small bits.
Take the bacon bits and egg, green onions, 1 cup of cherry (halved or chopped) tomatoes and black pepper. Mix them together in a bowl.
Pour this mixture into the muffin or cupcake tray.
Bake for about 15-20 minutes. Enjoy!
As Christmas Eve approached, typically the dining tables are lined with food ready to be sampled. However, what about the after effect, overly stuffed and feeling sluggish. We have yet another side dish to utilize this holiday season!
Instead of the traditional mashed potatoes, try your hand at garlic mashed cauliflower! This is an excellent substitute for mashed potatoes without the added bloat! Adding this decadent side dish will offer a better alternative, this recipe can also be changed over time to include your favorite seasonings.
Garlic Mashed (Yet Creamy) Cauliflower
Boil a medium size pot filled with water, add a pinch of salt.
Once boiling add the cauliflower florets. Turn the heat from high to medium.
Cook until florets are soft, about 15 minutes.
Take out a frying pan and on medium heat melt the butter or ghee. Once heated, saute the garlic for 2-3 minutes or until tender and soft.
Once the cauliflower florets are cooked. Remove from the stove and drain out the water.
With a food processor add the florets, the garlic that has been sautéed, and the butter the garlic was cooked in. Also add in the milk (or coconut milk), parmesan cheese, black pepper and salt.
Pulse and puree until smooth and creamy.
Serve with a dash of chives or rosemary.