Bean Stuffed Peppers

I love Mexican food but trying to cut gluten and carbs can be challenging when GF.  This is a great gluten free dish.



2- 15 oz cans black beans or refried beans (what I used here)
3⁄4 C. salsa
1-2 bags steamers brown rice

4-6 bell peppers (any color)

2 C. shredded Monterrey Jack Cheese


Assembly directions-

Cook rice in microwave.
Mix beans and salsa in a medium bowl.

Slice peppers in half, scoop out seeds and place in 9×13 baking dish.

Fill each pepper half with rice and beans. Top with cheese.
Cover with foil.

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Cooking Instructions-

Bake covered in 350 degree oven for 30-35 minutes.

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You can even add this recipe to your meatless Mondays.  It is so good, you won’t miss the meat!

black bean stuffed peppers


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Orange Glazed Turkey Patties

Just a few simple ingredients make an amazing flavor for simple turkey patties.  Coming home to quick meals like this make that 1 hour investment at the beginning of the week so worth it!

orange glazed turkey patties


1 C.  orange marmalade

2 T soy sauce

1 t ground ginger

½ t crushed red pepper flakes

Assembly directions-

Mix first 4 ingredients in a small container with lid. This will be the glaze while cooking.

Pour ½ mixture into another small microwave safe container with lid.  This will be the sauce.

Cooking instructions-

orange glazed turkey grill

Grill 4-6  preformed turkey burger patties* on indoor grill or brown in skillet.

Brush with glaze as they cook.

Warm sauce in microwave until bubbly.  Pour over cooked patties and vegetables.

*not needed until cook time.

These are so good, you better make double.  I usually eat 2!  They are turkey so that makes it ok, right?


Herbed Pork Chops

Don’t let the simplicity of this recipe fool you.  These chops are amazing!




3 lbs Pork loin chops

¼ C. lemon juice

1 T minced garlic

1 t dried rosemary

1 t dried thyme

2 t Dijon mustard

Salt to taste

Assembly directions-

Place first 7 ingredients in large zipper bag.  Zip and squish around to mix.

Cooking Instructions-

Remove pork chops from bag and grill on indoor or outdoor grill or brown in a skillet.


I love to roast asparagus in the oven with a little olive oil, salt & pepper.  YUM!!




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Balsamic Steak with Cream Sauce

How about a 5 ingredient steak dinner than takes less than 10 minutes to  cook?  If that didn’t get your attention, maybe this will…..


Ohh yeah, now that is a great make ahead meal for a busy weeknight!  Now doesn’t that look better than a burger in a paper wrapper?



1 ½ lbs sirloin steak

1/3 C. balsamic vinegar

Salt &  pepper to taste


8 oz herb & garlic cream cheese



Add first 3 ingredients to large zipper bag.  Zip and squish around to mix

Add cream cheese to a small microwave safe container with lid.


Place steak on baking sheet at broil for 4-5 minutes per side or until desired doneness.

Warm cream cheese in microwave until creamy.  Serve over steak.



Add steamers mashed potatoes and heat some frozen corn and you have a steak dinner in about 15 minutes!

Mediterranean Turkey Burgers

Mediterranean Turkey Burgers

We love hamburgers!  This one has great flavor with good clean ingredients.



1 t minced garlic

3 roasted red peppers (from jar)

1/3 C. sundried tomatoes


2 T chopped black olives

1 t oregano

Salt & pepper to taste


1 ball soft mozzarella cheese


Chop first 3 ingredients and place in small container with lid.

Add next 3 ingredients, mix well and cover.

Slice cheese into 4-6 slices and store in small zipper bag.


Cooking directions:

Grill 4-6 formed turkey patties on your indoor or outdoor grill.  (George Foreman is fastest).  Top each with tomato/pepper mixture and slice of cheese while still on grill so cheese can melt some.

Serve on whole wheat buns or serve without for a gluten free version.




New Clean Slow Cooker ebook

Check out the new

Clean Eating Slow Cooker ebook!

Now available in my store.







This ebook has a 4 weeks of menus  (3 dinners & 1 breakfast each week).   Great for weekend meals.

Grilled Salmon



4-6 wild caught salmon filets

2 T Dijon mustard

1 ½ T soy sauce

3 T olive oil

½ t crushed garlic


Slice salmon into 5 pieces and place in large storage container.

Mix next 4 ingredients in small container and use 4 T of marinade mixture to spread over salmon pieces.  Cover with lid.

Cover remaining marinade mixture with lid and reserve for serving.

Cooking directions:

Grill salmon on indoor our outdoor grill until desired doneness.

Drizzle with reserved marinade/sauce.

Serve with steamed brown rice & broccoli.


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