Flattened, Pan fried chicken is tender with a crispy exterior. So easy and delicious! -- The Nourishing Gourmet

Easy Flattened Pan-Fried Chicken Thigh or Breast

Thanks for stopping by! If you’re interested in healthy eating check out my free gifts! and subscribe to get regular email updates. *Some links may be affiliate.* Moist in the middle, crispy on the outside, this easy protein main is something we make often. You only need a couple of kitchen items and about fifteen… 

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Joel and I

Where Have I Been?

Some of my loyal readers have noted that I have not been posting at all for months, and have been very haphazard in frequently posting for quite some time. My subscribers to my email list know that I was diagnosed with Chronic or Persistent Lyme Disease after a year of dealing with, to that point,… 

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Lemon Peppermint Tea

Lemon Mint Tea (Using a Whole Lemon)

This easy tea combines the gentle flavor of mint with the bright, fresh flavors of lemon. I drink a quart of this almost every day as it makes me feel more energized and keeps me hydrated. It’s also soothing to drink when sick. Add honey for sweetness or when you have a sore throat. Pour… 

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Want to eat a healthy diet, but have low energy or are just busy? This is the tool for you.

The Best Kitchen Tool for Low Energy Cooks

Cooking is serious work, and it requires serious tools. Sharp knifes, large pots, heavy-duty pans – if you don’t have the right tools, cooking can be a practice in frustration. What I love about cooking is that with only a couple of good, but basic tools you can make a wealth of dishes. But what… 

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Grain Free Caramel Apple Tart

5 Tips for Holiday Meal Planning with Low Energy

I love the holiday season. It’s been a favorite time of year for me since my childhood. But thinking of my childhood, it’s good to realize that our holiday traditions were simple, yet still magical for me. Holiday meal planning doesn’t necessarily have to be stressful and overly difficult either. Elaborate and fancy meals are… 

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Dry Brined turkey creates moist turkey meat and crisp , beautiful turkey skin. Plus, it's so beautiful!

Salt Roasted Turkey with Herbs and Garlic (AIP-friendly)

Salt roasted turkey is also sometimes called “dry-brining, ” and it gives you moist turkey meat and crisp skin and beautiful flavor. Plus, I love that this method is so simple! You will mix kosher salt with dried herbs, lemon and orange zest, and garlic and gently massage into the turkey. Left to saturate overnight,… 

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This grain free fried rice is full of flavor from ginger, garlic and green onions, and is filling enough to serve as a main dish with the bacon and chicken. Yum! -- The Nourishing Gourmet

The Art of Simple Skillet Dinners

Lack of time or energy for cooking can be the death knell for healthy eating. We’ve had a year like no other, and developing strategies for quick, healthy meals has been essential. (Read about my new series: The Low Energy Guide to Healthy Cooking) Enter skillet dinners. Oh, how I love thee, skillet dinners. 7… 

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