A super simple marinade that is a real life saver when you are trying to add some zing to roasted chicken breasts. Serving Size Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 lb of chicken breasts 4 tablespoons of lemon juice 1 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of black pepper 1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin 1 teaspoon of oregano … More Greek Chicken
Chicken Satay is nothing new but I love this simple take on this classic dish. I roast the chicken in the marinade but you could also grill it. Serving Size Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 lb of chicken breasts Marinade 2 teaspoons of curry powder 2 garlic cloves pealed and smashed 4 tablespoons of soy sauce … More Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce
I will be working from home through the end of March and decided that to make it as enjoyable as possible I would adhere to my meal planning ritual : working remotely is no excuse to only feed yourself carrots and hummus out of the tub while wearing sweatpants. And to find some peace in … More March Week 3 Meal Plan : Trying to Find Peace in the Chaos.
We are having an exceptionally sunny February in San Francisco this year. Days are getting longer and I am holding strong to my five times a week gym regimen! For this week, I curated an eclectic mix of recipes with the intention of bringing more flavor, heat and color to February. LUNCHES I dialed back … More February Week 3 Meal Plan : Mix it Up!
I know, the name doesn’t sound sexy. But these muffins are my favorite. They are low sugar, low fat and pack a hefty amount of fiber that will make you feel full all morning. Pair with yogurt and fruit and get to ready to soar through your day! The original recipe is from Trish Magwood … More Essential Bran Muffins
Farewell January! February is here and I am ready for it: new month, new intentions. I like to kick off a new month by making a list of short term goals I want to achieve. It helps me get the most out of each day and gives me a renewed sense of purpose. For this … More February Week 1 Meal Plan : New Month, New Intentions.
A super busy week end and an even busier week ahead calls for a simplified meal plan this week. Stores are beginning to stock bone-in hams for the holiday so I decided to center my meal plan around this staple item. LUNCHES Option A: Salt and Pepper Roasted Chicken Breast, Quinoa, Steamed Brussels Sprouts and … More December Week 3 Meal Plan : Run Run Rudolph!
I get my passion for cooking and entertaining from my Mom so needless to say that cooking together is something we enjoy tremendously. I took advantage of her trip to San Francisco to spend a rainy Saturday afternoon with her, cooking some of her favorite comfort foods that I weaved into this week’s meal plan. … More December Week 2 Meal Plan : Cooking with Mom
David and I discovered this perfect roasted chicken at Jody Williams’ restaurant “Buvette” in Paris and it’s been our go to recipe ever since. The task of roasting a whole chicken might appear daunting to a few people but it tastes so much better than chicken breasts alone. Bonus: you can use the leftover meat … More Poulet Rôti from Buvette
Healthy muffins are the perfect the breakfast companion to yogurt and fresh fruit. In this recipe, Giada de Laurentiis dials back on sugar and fat and boosts the protein content by adding almond meal to the batter. The result is a light muffin with a hint of sweetness you will want to pair with your … More Orange, Almond and Olive Oil Muffins