Baked Cod with Basil Chive Yogurt Sauce


Last weekend, I stopped at my neighborhood Smart & Final for just a few things, and decided to pick up some frozen Cod. I typically prefer my fish to be fresh, but when in a pinch (or I’m being lazy), I’ll grab some frozen. I wanted something light, but flavorful so perused a bunch of recipesContinue reading “Baked Cod with Basil Chive Yogurt Sauce”

Avocado-Lime Sauce


I’ve said it before, but in case you missed it… I LOVE sauces, and think they can take a dish to the next level. I made some baked fish last night (which was amazing, and will post soon), and knew I wanted some type of sauce to accompany/compliment it, so put on my creative thinkingContinue reading “Avocado-Lime Sauce”

Quick & Easy Microwave Hollandaise Sauce


As you may (or may not) know, I have a great light Hollandaise Sauce already on here, but decided to give you another one that I’ve been using for a while and only takes five minutes to make, if that. And, this one has even fewer calories than my other recipe! Score! While it’s notContinue reading “Quick & Easy Microwave Hollandaise Sauce”

BBQ Sauce


I came across Carla Hall’s BBQ Chicken recipe on The Chew’s website while I was searching for chicken dishes as I had some chicken thighs that needed to be made right away, put in the freezer or thrown out. The comments on the page said there were a few missing ingredients that were on theContinue reading “BBQ Sauce”

Mustard Cream Sauce


Let me start by saying, I think everything is better with a little sauce. Okay, not “everything”, but anything you can pair up with a tasty one. When I saw this recipe, it was a no-brainer that I had to try it since I love mustard. The reviews on it were incredible, but I don’tContinue reading “Mustard Cream Sauce”

Turkey Sausage Bolognese


If you’re a fan of pasta sauces like I am, then you will truly enjoy this bolognese. I first made this back in March, and thought it was absolutely delectable, and am not really sure why it took me 7 months to post the recipe, but alas, here it is. I made it again lastContinue reading “Turkey Sausage Bolognese”

The Oaks Peanut Sauce


This sauce, by The Oaks at Ojai chef Christine Denney, will really be the jack-of-all-trades in your refrigerator. Serve this versatile peanut sauce with salad greens, shredded carrots and minced green onion or with chicken or fish. Ingredients 2 tbsp natural unsalted peanut butter 2 tsp raw, organic honey 2 tsp fresh lemon juice 1Continue reading “The Oaks Peanut Sauce”

Cilantro-Lime Aioli


This aioli goes with the Mini Crab Cakes, but is a lovely addition to seafood, and can also be used in sandwiches or over grilled chicken. Ingredients 1 large egg yolk, room temperature Juice of half a lime 1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard (not coarse grained) 1/4 cup vegetable oil 3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic clovesContinue reading “Cilantro-Lime Aioli”

Pecan-crusted Halibut with Dijon Cream Sauce


The pecan coating adds a nice crunch to this flavorful fish recipe. You can also use this for chicken! Recipe courtesy of Coastal Living Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp sea salt 3/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper 2 tsp coarse grained dijon mustard 2 large eggs 1 1/4 cups pecans, finely chopped (I like toContinue reading “Pecan-crusted Halibut with Dijon Cream Sauce”

Dijon Cream Sauce


This sauce goes with the Pecan-crusted Halibut recipe. Recipe courtesy of Coastal Living Ingredients 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup coarse dijon mustard Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper Directions Combine cream and dijon in medium saucepan. Whisk constantly over low heat for 3 minutes or until heated. Season to taste with salt and pepper.