Chicken in a Creamy Tomato Artichoke Sauce

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You are looking at the simplest chicken dish that full of flavor and come together in less than 30 minutes. This recipe could not be easier, yet packed with flavors from tomatoes, artichoke, parmesan and mascarpone cheese. Simply cook the chicken in the pan and then make the sauce in the same pan! Very affordable meal and perfect for a week night dinner. Serve over pasta, rice, etc and a side of steamed vegetables like broccoli. Continue reading

Grilled Corn, Tomato and Feta Quinoa Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

 

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I have been thinking to make quinoa salad for a while now. The health benefits of this gluten-free ancient grain are spectacular. Red quinoa makes a beautiful main-dish salad, but you can use whichever color you’d like. I decided to use corn and heirloom cherry tomatoes to go with my quinoa salad. The corn is so good right now and I just love the sweetness of cherry tomatoes in my salads. I added one roasted poblano pepper just for a little bit of heat and extra flavor. The citrus vinaigrette that I am using is quite simple, but it brings up the flavors in salad and it’s a combination of fresh orange and lime juice with a little of Dijon mustard, fresh ginger and a touch of agave nectar. I finished this salad with some feta cheese, almonds and fresh basil and cilantro. It’s a perfect side dish to go with a grilled chicken or as a main course for lunch or light dinner. Continue reading