Recipes

Blackened Tilapia

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons ground paprika
1 tablespoon ground cayenne
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground white pepper
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon dried thyme
½ teaspoon dried oregano
4 tilapia fillets
½ cup unsalted butter melted

Directions:

  • In a small bowl, mix paprika, cayenne pepper, onion powder, salt, white pepper, black pepper, thyme, basil, and oregano
  • Brush tilapia on both side with ¼ cup butter, and sprinkle evenly with the cayenne pepper mixture. Drizzle one side of each fillet with ½ remaining butter
In a large, heavy skillet over high heat, cook tilapia butter side down, until blackened 2-5 minutes. Turn fillets, drizzle with remaining butter, and continue cooking until blackened and fish is easily flaked with a fork.
Broccoli Rabe with Garlic and Anchovies

Ingredients:

2 pounds broccoli rabe stem end trimmed, chopped
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
6 cloves garlic, chopped
6 anchovy fillets, chopped
¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
¼ teaspoon salt
freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions:

  • Bring a large pot or Dutch oven of water to boil. Add broccoli rabe and cook until tender when pierced with a fork, 3-5 minutes. Drain well.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, anchovies and crushed red pepper (if using), cook, stirring until the garlic until is very light brown, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the broccoli rabe toss to coat, and cook stirring occasionally, for minutes more. Season with salt pepper.
Green Monster Smoothies

Ingredients:

2 cups baby spinach
2 apples, peeled, cored and chopped
2 bananas sliced
1 cup chopped carrots
1 cup orange juice
1 cup fresh strawberries
Granola, Yogurt, Berry Parfait

Ingredients:

2 cups plain yogurt
2 cups your favorite granola
2 cups fresh berries (raspberries, blueberries, strawberry)
Tilapia Fish Tacos

Ingredients:

5 tilapia fillets
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 lime
1 tablespoon cumin
2 tablespoons southwest seasoning
salt
8 corn tortillas (small size) or 8 flour tortillas (small size)
cooking spray

Optional Toppings:

sour cream
guacamole
minced onion
shredded cheese
fresh salsa
lime slice

Directions:

1. In a nonstick pan, heat over medium high heat the oil and then add the tilapia. 2. Season with half the lime juice, salt, cumin and southwest seasoning. 3. Once that side is cooked, flip and season, cooking until golden. 4. Heat a small pan over medium heat and then spray with cooking spray. Add tortilla, cooking and heating both sides. 5. Fill tortilla with a portion of fish and the top with desired toppings.