Category: Recipes

Grilled Jalapeño-Lime Chicken

What do you do after taking back your yard? Enjoy grilling and eating in a mosquito-free environment, of course! Give this recipe a try: Grilled Jalapeño-Lime Chicken (Makes 4 servings) Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon grated lime peel 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced 1 teaspoon ground cumin 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 pound boneless and skinless chicken breast halves Non-fat cooking spray Directions: Prepare grill. In a large re-sealable plastic bag, combine oil, lime peel, lime juice, jalapeño pepper, cumin, garlic, salt and pepper…. Read more »

Grilled Halibut with Jícama Salsa

Autumn is quickly approaching. But, there’s still plenty of time to fire up the grill and enjoy the crisp September air in your safe, mosquito-free backyard. Next time you cook outdoors, give this healthy recipe a try: Grilled Halibut with Jícama Salsa (makes 6 servings) Ingredients: Main Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary 6 (6 ounce) halibut filets For the Jícama Salsa: 2 cups peeled and chopped jicama 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon lime juice 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon salt… Read more »

Grilled Chicken with Green Chili Sauce

What do you do after taking back your yard? Enjoy grilling and eating in a mosquito-free environment, of course! Give this recipe a try: Grilled Chicken with Green Chili Sauce (makes 4 servings) Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless 1/4 cup olive oil 2 limes, juice only 1/4 tsp oregano 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/4 cup water 10–12 tomatillos, husks removed, cut in half 1/2 medium onion, quartered 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 jalapeño peppers 2 Tbsp cilantro, chopped 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 cup lowfat sour cream Directions: Combine oil, juice from one lime, oregano, and black pepper… Read more »

Shish Kabobs

What do you do after taking back your yard? Enjoy grilling and eating in a mosquito-free environment, of course! Give this recipe a try: Shish-Kabobs (makes 5 servings) Ingredients: For the Kabobs: 1 pound sirloin steak, chicken, or shrimp 2 large onions cut in large pieces 1 zucchini, sliced in thick pieces 1 yellow squash, sliced in thick pieces 2 red or green bell peppers, cut in squares 10 cherry tomatoes For the Marinade: ½ cup sliced onion 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup red wine vinegar ½ teaspoon thyme 2 teaspoons olive oil ½ teaspoon dry mustard 1 tablespoon soy… Read more »

Barbecued Salmon

What do you do after taking back your yard? Enjoy grilling and eating in a mosquito-free environment, of course! Give this recipe a try: Barbecued Salmon (makes 4-6 servings) Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds salmon 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon dried dill or basil (fresh herbs may be used) 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tablespoon lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Prepare grill. In a small bowl, combine oil, herbs, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Using a pastry brush, brush salmon with herbed mixture. Cook on barbecue until done (salmon is done when it flakes when tested… Read more »

Grilled Chicken Salad

What do you do after taking back your yard? Enjoy grilling and eating in a mosquito-free environment, of course! Give this recipe a try: Grilled Chicken Salad with Garden Greens, Arugula, Baby Spinach, and Herb Sherry Vinaigrette (makes 6 servings) Ingredients: For the salad: 2 pounds of assorted seasonal garden greens, arugula, and baby spinach 6 chicken breasts, 6 ounces each 1 tablespoon thyme 1 lemon zest 6 sprigs chives, chopped For the vinaigrette: 1 cup sherry vinegar 2 lemons, juiced 1 shallot, finely minced 1 tablespoon oregano, chopped 1 tablespoon basil, chopped 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 2… Read more »

Grilled Fruit Kabobs

What do you do after taking back your yard? Enjoy grilling and eating this simple vegan recipe in a mosquito-free environment, of course! Give this recipe a try: Grilled Fruit Kebabs (makes 8 servings) Ingredients: 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped 2 apples, cored and cut into 1″ pieces 2 bananas, peeled and cut into 1″ pieces 2 peaches, pitted and cut into 1″ pieces 4 kiwifruit, peeled and sliced into 1″ thick sections 4 1″ slices fresh pineapple, peeled, cored and cut into… Read more »

Grilled Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

What do you do after taking back your yard? Enjoy grilling and eating in a mosquito-free environment, of course! Give this recipe a try: Grilled Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms (makes 4 servings) Ingredients: 2/3 cup fresh tomatoes, chopped 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh or 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 garlic clove, crushed 4 (5-6″ diameter) portobello mushroom caps 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce Low-fat cooking spray 2 teaspoons fresh cilantro, chopped Directions: Prepare the grill. In a small bowl, combine tomatoes,… Read more »

Grilled Salmon Wraps

What do you do after taking back your yard? Enjoy grilling and eating a delicious summer salmon recipe in a mosquito-free environment, of course! Give this recipe a try: Grilled Salmon Wraps (makes 8-12 wraps) Ingredients: For the marinade: 3/4 cup white wine 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon lime zest 2 tablespoons olive oil 2-3 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon each dried oregano, basil and thyme 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 to 1-1/2 pounds salmon filets, boneless, cut into 2-inch strips For wraps: Flour tortillas Cooked salmon Salsa mayonnaise (make with 1/2 cup salsa and 1/2 cup… Read more »

Grilled Tuna Steaks -Easy Recipe!

  What do you do after taking back your yard? Enjoy grilling and eating these grilled tuna steaks in a mosquito-free environment, of course! Give this recipe a try: Grilled Tuna Steaks (makes 4 servings) Ingredients: 4 tuna steaks (4 oz. each) 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard 1 tablespoon vegetable oil chopped parsley for garnish (optional) lemon wedges (optional) Directions: Place tuna in a shallow dish in a single layer. In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, sugar, mustard, and oil until combined. Pour… Read more »