Monday: Seared Scallops with Zucchini Noodles and Pineapple
Recipe: Seared Scallops
2 lbs wild scallops
olive oil to baste
garlic salt to taste
Italian seasoning to taste
Preheat a large griddle or skillet over medium-high heat. Place each scallop on griddle and baste with olive oil. Sprinkle with garlic salt and Italian seasoning. Cook for 5-6 minutes, flip over and repeat. Serve promptly.
Recipe: Zucchini Noodles
5-6 large zucchini, ends cut and peeled
2 TBSP olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
salt to taste
Preheat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. With a potato peeler, slice zucchini into “noodles.”Once you hit the seeds, stop.
Cook sliced zucchini in microwave for about one minute, covered. Drain off any liquid and add zucchini and garlic to skillet and sprinkle with salt. Cook for about 5 minutes, until tender, but not mushy.
Tuesday: Broiled Herb Pork Chops with Brussels sprouts
Recipe: Broiled Herb Pork Chops
8 small-medium pork chops
olive oil for basting
Few tablespoons of Herbes de Provence
garlic salt to taste
Preheat broiler. Line a broiler pan with foil and place chops on pan. Baste with olive oil, sprinkle with herbs and garlic salt. Place a few inches from heat and cook 6-7 minutes. Flip over and baste/add herbs to other side. Cook another 5-7 minutes, depending on thickness of chops.
Wednesday: Turkey Avocado Wraps with Roasted Italian Carrots and blueberries
Recipe: Turkey Avocado Wraps
Romaine lettuce leaves (however many you need to serve your family)
Sliced turkey (I buy Applegate brand)
Sweet bell pepper (whatever kind you like)
Layer ingredients on lettuce leaves and serve!
3 TBSP olive oil
1/2 head purple cabbage, shredded, or cut into thin strips
1 onion, sliced thin
1 TBSP garlic salt
3 pounds ground beef
1-2 TBSP garlic salt
1-2 tsp chili powder
1 TBSP chopped parsley
1 tsp mustard
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat 3 TBSP olive oil over medium heat in skillet. Add all cabbage ingredients and cook for 7-10 minutes, until tender. Pour into a large casserole dish. Add all meat ingredients to skillet and cook until ground beef is lightly browned. Pour on top of cabbage. Cover tightly with foil and cook for 25-30 minutes. Drizzle with Chipotle Ranch dressing.
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Amy Edelen says
LOVE the zucchini noodles idea! Thanks! 🙂 Just wanted to share that we have stopped using the microwave. Using steaming for veggies and toaster oven for reheating. Several other countries have banned them. There is research indicating it alters cellular composition of food. As digestive enzymes in food seem to be so fragile, can’t see how they would survive being nuked. I did a bunch of research awhile back.. this article pulls a lot of it together. http://www.globalhealingcenter.com/health-hazards-to-know-about/microwave-ovens-the-proven-dangers