Canyon Ranch Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

Ingredients 1½ cups low-fat milk½ cup half and halfI teaspoon pure vanilla extractI vanilla bean½ cup sugar¼ cup beaten egg yolks Directions Variations For chocolate ice cream, add ¾ ounce melted unsweetened baking chocolate to hot milk and egg mixture before placing in ice bath. For peanut butter ice cream, add 2 tablespoons natural creamy … Read more

One-Pan Cajun Orzo with Sausage

Ingredients: 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil1 small yellow onion, chopped1 red bell pepper, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced12 oz. andouille sausage, sliced8 oz. orzo1 (14-oz.) can fire roasted diced tomatoes2 c. low-sodium chicken broth2 tsp. cajun seasoningKosher saltFreshly ground black pepper4 oz. cream cheese, cut into cubes2 green onions, thinly sliced Directions: In a large deep … Read more

Creamy Lemon Parmesan Chicken

Ingredients:1/2 c. all-purpose flour3/4 c. freshly grated Parmesan, divided1 tsp. garlic powderZest of 1/2 lemonKosher saltFreshly ground black pepper3 boneless skinless chicken breasts2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil1 tbsp. butter2 cloves garlic, minced2 c. baby spinach1 c. heavy cream2/3 c. low-sodium chicken broth1 lemon, sliced in rounds and halved1/4 c. thinly sliced fresh basil Directions:On a … Read more

Eggplant Rollatini

Ingredients:Cooking spray2 large eggplants (about 1 pound each), trimmed2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil1 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese⅔ cup shredded low-moisture part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided1 large egg2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, plus more for garnish1 large clove garlic, grated with a microplane1 teaspoon grated lemon zest⅛ teaspoon salt⅛ teaspoon ground pepper2 … Read more

Alfredo Sauce

Ingredients:¼ cup butter1 clove garlic, crushed, finely grated, or pressed (optional)1 cup heavy cream1½ cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese (or you could use half Parmesan and half Romano*)Salt & pepper to tastePinch of freshly grated nutmeg (optional)¼ chopped fresh parsley (for garnish) Directions:Melt butter in a saucepan or skillet over medium low heat. If you’re … Read more

Easy No-Filler Crab Cakes

Ingredients:1/6 cup Hellman’s Light mayonnaise1/2 tablespoon dijon mustard1/2 teaspoon Old Bay1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley1/2 tablespoon water1/2 pound lump crabmeat Directions:Preheat the broiler. Line a baking sheet with silpat or lightly coat with nonstick spray.In a medium size bowl, combine mayonnaise, mustard, Old Bay, parsley, and water. Gently fold in the crabmeat, careful not to … Read more

Grilled Chicken with Red Pepper-Pecan Romesco Sauce

Ingredients:2 medium red bell peppers1 medium tomato1 pound chicken cutlets¾ teaspoon salt, divided½ teaspoon ground pepper, divided½ cup chopped pecans, toasted1 clove garlic2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar¼ teaspoon crushed red pepperChopped scallions for garnish Directions:Preheat grill to medium-high. Grill bell peppers and tomato, turning occasionally, until blistered all over and charred in … Read more

Rajas Con Crema | Roasted Poblanos in Cream

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 40 min | Servings: Yield: 4 Ingredients:4 poblano peppers, roasted, and peeled1 white onion1 teaspoon minced garlic1/2 teaspoon ground ancho chile powder (optional)1 cup Mexican crema (or sour cream)1/2 cup whole kernel corn ( leave out for low-carb)1/2 to 1 cup shredded or cubed cheese (Monterey Jack or … Read more

Baked Lemon Garlic Salmon

Ingredients:For Salmon:2 lb salmon filletKosher saltExtra virgin olive oil (I used Early Harvest Greek extra virgin olive oil)½ lemon, sliced into roundsParsley for garnishFor Lemon-Garlic Sauce:Zest of 1 large lemonJuice of 2 lemons3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (I used Early Harvest Greek extra virgin olive oil)5 garlic cloves, chopped2 tsp dry oregano1 tsp sweet … Read more

Butter chicken

Description:Really good Ingredients:MARINADE4 garlic clovesA 2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and coarselychopped1 small onion, coarsely chopped ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper ¼ teaspoon garam masala (page 250)¼ cup plain yogurt2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro stems (tender, light green parts only; optional) 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts about 2 lbs cut crosswise into thirds 1 large … Read more

Supreme of Chicken and Olive Soup Eureka

Ingredients:4 cups Chicken Stock 1 (page 19) or any well-flavored chicken stock1 cup dry white wine4 tablespoons (½ stick) butter1 medium onion, diced1 medium carrot, peeled and diced1 rib celery, diced5 tablespoons unbleached all-purpose flour½ cup fresh or frozen peas1 cups half-and-half½ cup cooked ricecup fat black olives, pitted and sliced in thickish rounds (regular … Read more