Category Archives: Poultry

We eat a lot of chicken – only organic – and not our own which are more like pets – even though we do eat their eggs. There are literally thousands of recipes with chicken – I will share with you our family’s favorites – most of which are quick, easy and healthy.Most of the time we remove the skin – which, although delicious – is the part with the most fat on it. With great seasonings and sauces, fresh ingredients and good organic chickens, we don’t miss it at all.

Ants and Cinnamon – did you know? And Easy Apricot Chicken

 Ants have been eating our doggie’s food from his dish – and crawling all over it the moment we put it down. We tried this home remedy and it worked! We sprinkled cinnamon all over the ground under the dish … Continue reading

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Failed Cobb Salad Pizza recipe from Cooking Light – looks good but tasted bad! Plus adorable pics of our twins!

 I tried a really fun looking recipe from Cooking Light and it was a disaster. So I am sharing it with you. The good news was that same weekend our grandson twins had a hip hop concert  – so adorable … Continue reading

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Another recipe from Kraft Food and Family Magazine – using Kraft products – yummy!

 I love this shortcut strata using lots of good stuff – kale, chicken sausage ( they use turkey sausage – we prefer chicken) and more. I found it in the Kraft Food and Family Magazine. Kale and Turkey Sausage Egg bake … Continue reading

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Chicken Herbs Capers and Blood Oranges – from Bryna!

 A young friend of ours was visiting the LIttle Farm and took home a bunch of blood oranges – she sent me this recipe, I tried it and it is terrific! Thank you Bryna! Chicken with herbs, Blood Orange and … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Quinoa and Couscous Chicken Casserole in the Slow Cooker

 Slow cookers seemed to be made for cooking beans, tomatoes, rice or quinoa or grains of any kind. I made this gluten free for a young friend who was going to be visiting and it came out so well that … Continue reading

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Chicken Curry South African Style

South Africans love curry. So do folks from the UK. South Africa has a large and prosperous Indian community ( you may recall that Gandhi lived there for a while). So curry is part of the normal menu in a … Continue reading

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Stuffing – anytime not just for holidays!

 I love stuffing. I must admit that I do not wait for holidays to make it – and I do take the short cuts that are offered – instant stuffing on the stove – but I add a bunch of … Continue reading

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Our Farm Manager Max Arteaga has the best seasoning mix! Here it is! Use on all main course holiday foods!

We use this seasoning mix on everything – fish, meat, poultry and vegetables. I even added it to a cheese sandwich the other day! YUM! And so easy. Try it out!  Little Farm Manager Max Arteaga’s Seasoning Mix – for … Continue reading

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Turkey Meatballs with a twist

Our farm manager share his recipe for Turkey Meatballs and frankly, they are the best I have EVER tasted! Max Arteaga is a really great cook – makes a terrific Paella and more! Here is one of his best! This … Continue reading

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Chicken, Capers, Artichokes – easy tasty meal! Don’t overcook the chicken!

This was a fast easy meal as long as you have all the ingredients – which I did! Chicken Breast Cutlets with Artichokes and Capers Ingredients 1 cup white flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste … Continue reading

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Easy, fast, delicious and using my favorite slow cooker!

This is easy and tasty and fast! Throw everything into the slow cooker and go about your day – your home smells divine when you return! Slow Cooker Chicken and Olives   Ingredients: 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 (6ounce) can tomato … Continue reading

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Summer evenings with friends and family – the best chopped salad from leftovers!

I love cooking in summer – and especially when its easy! This is a wonderful recipe for a ‘throw it all together’ chopped salad – which is satisfying and fun to eat and make if you have family members or … Continue reading

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Ground turkey – boring? Not with this amazing recipe!

Turkey Meatballs and Little Farm Tomato Sauce Ingredients 1 small onion, grated 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 large egg 1/4 cup dried bread crumbs 3 tablespoons ketchup 1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley leaves 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1/4 cup grated Pecorino … Continue reading

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Chef John from ALL RECIPES has a great Peanut Curry Chicken – but high in calories!

This is a really terrific recipe but very high in calories. So be warned! It is directly from Chef John, from the site ALL RECIPES Chef John’s Peanut Curry Chicken Ingredients 1 tablespoon kosher salt, plus more to taste 2 … Continue reading

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A simple chicken recipe for the summer ( or any time actually!)

Balsamic Chicken Breasts Ingredients 1/2 cup of Balsamic Vinegar 4 Chicken Breasts 2 Tbsp Dijon Mustard 4 tbsp Olive oil 2 garlic cloves Salt and pepper to taste 1 pint of cherry tomatoes cut in half ( you can see … Continue reading

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We raise tilapia at our Little Farm – here is a wonderful paella our farm manager Max made for us – yum!

Tilapia is a very low fat, low calorie fish. When fresh it is truly delightful and even fresh frozen can be good. We have been raising tilapia for years now – and lately had too many in one hatchery even … Continue reading

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Chicken Olives Capers and the Slow Cooker

We just finished a truly delicious dinner – and here is the easy recipe for you. Chicken with Olives Capers and Couscous Ingredients 2 (14.5-ounce) cans no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained 1 1/2 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth, divided 1 onion, … Continue reading

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Low Calorie Mash – mashed cauliflower that is! Served with smoked chicken and salad – yum!

Yes it doesn’t sound so great but it tastes amazing! Truly! Give it  a try! Ingredients: 1 cauliflower 1 TBSP of Oil ( canola or olive) 1 medium sized onion 1 large garlic clove 2 -4 TBSP of non fat … Continue reading

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Who said Dogs do not smile? Our new rescue does!

Dogs smile. No doubt in my mind. Just take a look at our grandsons with Goldie our new rescue. Is she a happy dog or what? We are still enjoying the cold weather – and hoping for more rain!! WHOHOO! … Continue reading

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Egg Drop Soup – sooo easy and yummy – light too

I love noodles – of all kind. And chicken soup is soothing – still cannot find proof that it helps ( empirical proof that is) – just the goodness of the way I feel when I eat it! And that … Continue reading

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