Alea’s Cilantro-Lime Chicken with Chimichurri Sauce

Cilantro - Lime Chicken with Chimichurri Sauce (640x398)

Chimichurri Sauce is a traditional Argentinian sauce. It is the consistency of pesto and is usually served over grilled steak. But I serve it over everything I can because it is a great way to use up surplus parsley and cilantro. I dial down the heat on this sauce for my children, but you can make it hotter by substituting a hot pepper for the bell pepper. I love when the … [Read more...]

Red Quinoa with Avocado, Black Beans and Corn


For a while now, I've been toying with the idea of putting myself on a Gluten Free diet. No real reason really. Just want to see if I feel any different when eliminating gluten. And here is a recipe that will be on the menu when (if ever) I decide to make that leap. Red Quinoa with Avocado, Black Beans and Corn Yield - 4 servings Preparation Time - 5 minutes Cooking … [Read more...]

Cilantro-Lime Brown Rice – $5 Dinner Challenge

Chopped Cilantro in Brown Rice

So I looked out the kitchen window and noticed that the cilantro had almost reached the height of the child rabbit fence around my square foot gardening planters. I knew cilantro grew quickly, but didn't think it would really grow THAT quickly. can I start using this up. And pronto!!! How about mixed into brown rice with some lime juice for a little extra … [Read more...]