Lemony Lentils with Kale

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, diced 1 carrot, diced 3-4 cloves garlic, minced 4 sprigs fresh thyme 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes ½ pound green lentils 1 15 ounce can diced tomatoes, with juices 3 cups chicken broth 1 large bunch kale, stemmed … [Read more…]

Simple Sloppy Joe Sandwiches

Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 medium onion, chopped ½ cup ketchup 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon white vinegar 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon kosher salt Hamburger buns, for serving Directions In a large … [Read more…]

Strawberry and Mandarin Salad

Ingredients ¼ cup sliced almonds 3 tablespoons sugar 1/3 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1/8 teaspoon hot sauce – a dash 2 ½ tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper 12 ounces spring lettuce mix 1 11 ounce can mandarin oranges, drained 1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced … [Read more…]

Pork Stir Fry

Ingredients 1/3 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided 1 pound pork tenderloin, cut into thin strips 1 red chile pepper, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 head bok choy, leaves and stalks chopped separately 2 crowns broccoli, … [Read more…]

Simple Chicken and Noodles

Ingredients 1 3-4 pound whole chicken 1-2 teaspoons kosher salt 2 cups all purpose flour 4 large eggs 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vegetable oil Fresh parsley, for garnish Directions Remove giblets from the chicken. Rinse under cold water and place in a Dutch oven or heavy saucepan over medium high heat. Add enough water … [Read more…]