DINNER

ROASTED BROCCOLI & MEAT SAUCE

ROASTED BROCCOLI & MEAT SAUCE

SERVES 4 PREP TIME: 10 minutes COOK TIME: 35 minutes During a recent sailing trip, I realized that I’d forgotten to purchase zucchini for the noodle bowls I was planning to prepare for the crew on the night before heading home. We were low on food, had been sailing...

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SECRET STUFFED PEPPERS

SECRET STUFFED PEPPERS

MAKES 4 stuffed peppers (1 per serving) PREP TIME: 10 minutes, plus 24 hours to soak livers COOK TIME: 45 minutes What’s the secret? That there’s liver in here! But you can’t taste it, so eat on! That said, there is one trick: for the best flavor and texture, the...

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CABBAGE & SAUSAGE WITH BACON

CABBAGE & SAUSAGE WITH BACON

SERVES 4 PREP TIME: 10 minutes COOK TIME: 25 minutes Mexican-style chorizo is one of my favorites for this recipe, but you can use any type of sausage you like. If you go with chorizo, look for the fresh stuff, not the dry-cured Spanish style. 6 strips bacon (about 6...

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SHRIMP CURRY

SHRIMP CURRY

SERVES 4 PREP TIME: 15 minutes COOK TIME: 30 minutes Shave some time off this recipe by not pureeing the onion mixture. Simply skip Step 2 and, instead, add the coconut milk directly to the pan, then cook as instructed in Step 3. One less thing to clean! You can save...

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CREAMY SPINACH ZUCCHINI BOATS

CREAMY SPINACH ZUCCHINI BOATS

MAKES 8 boats (2 per serving) PREP TIME: 15 minutes COOK TIME: 30 minutes Even though there’s no muscle or organ meat in this dish, there’s plenty of protein in each serving thanks to the pork rinds and collagen. Don’t have collagen? Omitting it won’t change the...

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PAPRIKA CHICKEN SANDWICHES

PAPRIKA CHICKEN SANDWICHES

MAKES 4 sandwiches (1 per serving) PREP TIME: 5 minutes COOK TIME: 20 minutes The concept here is pounded chicken thighs used as “bread” for sandwiches. If you don’t like the fillings, switch them up! You could also try swapping out the sauce for ¼ cup (60 ml) of...

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BROCCOLI TABBOULEH WITH GREEK CHICKEN THIGHS

BROCCOLI TABBOULEH WITH GREEK CHICKEN THIGHS

SERVES 6 PREP TIME: 15 minutes, plus 4 hours to marinate chicken COOK TIME: 30 minutes Chopping the broccoli in two batches ensures that the florets are broken down perfectly for this quick salad. Serve it with the Greek chicken or go without. Either way, you’ll love...

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BLT-STUFFED AVOCADOS

BLT-STUFFED AVOCADOS

SERVES 4 PREP TIME: 10 minutes (not including time to cook bacon) COOK TIME: — This recipe is filled with all the favorites, but you can have fun with it and stuff the avocados with whatever you have kicking around. I add rotisserie chicken to my BLT mix to make it...

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CREAM CHEESE MEAT BAGELS

CREAM CHEESE MEAT BAGELS

MAKES 6 bagel sandwiches (1 per serving) PREP TIME: 10 minutes COOK TIME: 35 minutes Meat bagels have become quite popular over the years, and I’ve eaten my fair share. The thing I don’t like about the classic recipe is that you have to cut the bagel in half just...

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SAMMIES WITH BASIL MAYO

SAMMIES WITH BASIL MAYO

MAKES 2 sandwiches (1 per serving) PREP TIME: 10 minutes COOK TIME: — Who doesn’t love a good sandwich? When there’s a crazy-good sauce all up in there, it’s the best lunch a girl could ask for. For the deli turkey and ham, opt for nitrate-free versions if you can. If...

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