Chicken, Broccoli and Penne with a Lemon Garlic Sauce


1 pound Penne Pasta
1 pound boneless chicken breasts, cut into small chunks
4-5 stalks of fresh broccoli, chopped
Juice of 1 lemon
Zest of 1 lemon
5 TBS chopped Garlic
2 cups Chicken Broth
3 TBS Butter
Salt, pepper and parsley


Cook pasta until it just has a little bite to it. Reserve about 1 cup of the pasta water, drain and set aside.

Steam, boil or roast the broccoli until dark green and still crunchy. Set aside.

In a large sauté pan, add butter and garlic. Cook until just browned. Add in Chicken broth, bring to a boil, lower to a simmer, cook for about 10-15 minutes to reduce. Add in a little of the reserved pasta water, Lemon juice and Parsley. Salt and pepper to taste. In a large pot or bowl, combine the pasta, chicken, broccoli and the sauce together well. Sprinkle with a little more lemon zest and parsley before serving

Lemony Flounder Filets with Panko Crumbs

This is so quick and easy and so delicious! You can also try it with Tilapia, Catfish, Sole and even Salmon.


1 pound Flounder filets (usually about 6 filets)
Juice of 1 lemon
zest of 1 lemon
4 TBS Panko Crumbs
1 TBS chopped fresh or dried Parsley
3 TBS Olive Oil
Salt, Pepper and Paprika


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Lay out a large sheet of foil on a large sheet pan with sides. Spray with non-stick spray. Place filets on the sheet.

Mix the olive oil and Lemon juice in a bowl. Brush evenly onto filets. Season to your preference with paprika, salt and pepper. Top with the lemon zest, Panko crumbs and Parsley.

Bake approximately 25-30 minutes just until it starts to brown lightly around the edges and fish is able to flake.