Mushroom Bacon Chicken

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★
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The perfect dish when you are in the mood for a comfort meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken (breast or thigh)
  • 5 slices bacon (diced)
  • 2 teaspoons italian seasoning
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 3 cups mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Warm up a pan on medium-high heat. Add bacon and cook until crisp.
  2. Transfer bacon to a plate and keep the bacon grease in the pan for flavoring.
  3. Season the chicken with the dry ingredients. Place into the pan and spread out.
  4. Cook the chicken nearly fully through, take off 1-2 minutes before done. Set aside.
  5. Add mushrooms to the pan and cook until a bit softened. Add garlic and sauté.
  6. Stir constantly and remove after about a minute.
  7. Add in the coconut milk and bring the pan to a boil.
  8. Once boiling, decrease to low heat. Simmer for about 3 minutes, sauce will reduce.
  9. Add the bacon and chicken to the pan. Coat with sauce.
  10. Enjoy!

Tuscan Chicken

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A taste of Italy in your own kitchen.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 lb chicken (breast or thigh)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

Topping

  • 2 tomatoes (diced)
  • 1 garlic clove (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons parsley (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons onion (diced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ lime (juiced)

Directions

  1. Season chicken with the dry ingredients and set aside.
  2. Heat the ghee in a saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Add in the chicken and cook fully through on all sides.
  4. Meanwhile combine all the ingredients for the topping.
  5. Transfer the chicken to a plate. Add the topping.
  6. Drizzle the balsamic vinegar on top.
  7. Enjoy!

Lemon-Garlic Shrimp

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A simple, yet flavorful dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon ghee (melted)
  • 2 tablespoons garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon dry mixed herbs (Italian blend)
  • 1 lemon (juiced)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F (205C).
  2. Add the shrimp to a large bowl and combine with the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Coat fully and set aside to marinade for a few minutes.
  4. Place shrimp on a sheet pan in a single layer.
  5. Place in oven for 10 minutes or until the shrimp are cooked through but still tender.
  6. Enjoy!

Cajun Seasoning

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A homemade seasoning with a kick.

Ingredients

  • 1½ tablespoons paprika

  • 1½ tablespoons garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dry mixed herbs (basil, thyme, oregano, marjoram)
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Mix all the spices and herbs in a bowl.
  2. Store in a sealed jar.
  3. Enjoy!