This chicken Pot Pie recipe is just as delicious with cooked turkey as it is with chicken.  Try this super easy recipe with a deli rotisserie chicken or use left over baked chicken. This is one of my go to recipes for turkey “leftovers”.  If your family is anything like mine, they are delighted to eat Thanksgiving dinner for a second time on Black Friday, but then do not want to even see another turkey dish, let alone hear a “gobble” for another year.  So, I take all of the meat off the carcass and then put a few things like turkey soup andRead More →

Balsamic Marinated Roast Pork Loin  Recipe 3-4 lb pork loin or pork tenderloins 4 Tbsp Balsamic vinegar 4 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 6-8 loves of garlic cut in halves and quarters 1 tsp steak spice  (from blog Grilled Spiced Steak or a bottled variety or sea salt) 1 tsp ground pepper 1 tsp fresh chopped rosemary   Remove the silver skin that is on the pork loin with a sharp knife before combining the marinade ingredients.  Slip a sharp thin knife just under this silver membrane and separate it from the muscle tissue, working toward the end of the meat. Repeat this process untilRead More →

After all these years of grilling I have finally found a combination of spices that is so good you will not want to use anything else.  It’s just that good! Grilled Steak Spice 4 tsp salt 4 tsp paprika 2 tsp ground black pepper 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp turmeric Combine all of the spices together in a bowl or small jar.  I sprinkle the spices on both sides of the meat and let it rest for 10- 15 minutes.  You could even spice your meat when you bring it home from the grocery store andRead More →

Tomato Basil Bruschetta is one of my favorite things and to combine it with Grilled Chicken; yum, the perfect combination of flavors and textures. Tomato Basil  Bruschetta Topping 1 C Roma Tomatoes – seeded and chopped. 1/2 C fresh basil rough cut 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp garlic finely chopped 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper 1/2 C freshly grated Parmesan or Romano Cheese Combine these ingredients in a small bowl to meld the flavors. Grilled Chicken Marinade for Grilled Chicken Tomato Basil Bruschetta 4 chicken breasts skinless and boned Marinate chicken breast for 1 hour in: 1 tbsp olive oil 1Read More →

A new twist on old fashioned meatloaf!  This Cheese stuff Meatloaf has a yummy sharp cheesy layer in the middle and some extra healthy goodness throughout.  You won’t find ketchup and bacon in this meatloaf recipe! (No offense if you like the ketchup and bacon version) Cheesy Stuffed Meatloaf 1 1/2 lbs of lean ground beef (85-15) 2 C fresh whole wheat bread crumbs 1 small Can (5.5 oz)  V8 juice 1/2 C diced onion 2 eggs 2 tsp beef bouillon – I use the “Better than Bouillon” – Organic reduced sodium 1/4 tsp pepper 6-8 slices of sharp cheddar  or whatever cheese you likeRead More →