Penne Street


Penne Street is a recipe exclusively for those of you that would love to prepare a non-meat dish for lunch or dinner. Our creamy Penne Pasta recipe includes spinach and chopped basil. If you are looking for a meal with carbs and light calories this will a perfect fit for you. Enjoy Penne Street.

Prep Time (Minutes)

20 min


  • 1 box of multigrain penne pasta
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup of chopped basil
  • 1/4 scoop of light butter
  • 3 cups of packed baby spinach or chopped spinach leaves (4oz)
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 2/3 cup dry white wine
  • 1 14 1/2-ounce can diced peeled tomatoes with juices
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 6 tablespoons chopped Italian parsley
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


1. Cook pasta according to package directions, and drain into a large bowl once cooked.

2. Melt butter with oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.

3. Add in creamy sauce, onion and garlic and sauté until golden brown and tender, about 5 to 7 minutes

4. Stir in spinach and allow to heat with the sauce. Stir occasionally.

5. Bring sauce to simmer. Pour sauce over pasta.

6. Add 3/4 cup of cheese and toss to coat.

7. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese and 2 tablespoons parsley.

8. Divide the pasta accordingly and enjoy this great meal.


* 1 pound sweet Italian sausage, casings removed

* If you want additional items in this recipe, a few to consider: – mushrooms – chicken breast (chopped) – shrimp

The Calm Sea


The Calm Sea provides you with nutritional protein, a great source of nutrients, including fiber, folate and vitamins A, C and K. This recipe includes baked salmon and roasted asparagus. This dish is a considerably low calorie meal, but enough to fulfill your hunger. Enjoy The Calm Sea.

Prep Time (Minutes)

20 min


  • 1 handful (12oz) asparagus spears (trim the ends)
  • 2 teaspoons of olive oil
  • 4 salmon fillet (5 to 7oz each)
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of dried dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt


1. Preheat oven to 425 Degrees F.

2. Use a baking dish at least 13×9 inches and place asparagus onto dish.

3. Drizzle both tablespoons of olive oil onto the asparagus.

4. Place each Salmon fillet onto the baking pan and arrange the asparagus onto one side of the pan.

5. Combine each of the following: salt, pepper, lemon juice, dill weed in a small container or bowl.

6. Sprinkle each of the Salmon fillets with step 5 ingredients.

7. Prepare to bake for 16 to 20 minutes tops. Once both item are thoroughly finished prepare you servings.


* Be sure to use a fork to test the fish to make sure it is cooked at your prference (medium, medium-well, or well done).

* Asparagus takes really good when they are tender with a crisp texture.

* Consider to add additional sides like roasted potatoes, baked potatoes, mashed potatoes, carrots, or any additional thoughts you may have.

* Feel free to use any other types of fish of your preferences. White fish would be great to consider.

Spaghetti Valley


Spaghetti Valley is a simple made dish including spaghetti and meatballs. To make this a more nutritional dish for you, this recipe will include homemade, ground turkey meatballs. Ground turkey is equipped with protein. This will be an amazing dish for athletes and those of you that burn a lot carbs. Enjoy Spaghetti Valley.

Prep Time (Minutes)

20 min


  • Fresh gluten-free (8oz) spaghetti
  • 12 ounces of ground turkey (96% Lean / 4% fat)
  • 4 ounces hot Italian sausage and remove casing (skin)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups of tomato-basil pasta sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoon of grated Parmesan cheese


1. Preheat oven to 450 Degrees F.

2. Spray baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.

3. Cook spaghetti according to the package directions, drain water from it and keep warm.

4. While doing that, place ground turkey, combine sausage, egg, and oregano in medium bowl.

5. After mixing and combining these ingredients, shape the ground turkey into meatballs.

6. This should be enough for 14-16 (1 1/2 inch) meatballs. Place on baking sheet and place into over to cook.

7. Gently spray the top of each meatball with cooking spray. Bake for 12-15 minutes, flip halfway.

8. Pour the tomato-basil pasta sauce into a large skillet.

9. Add the meatballs and cook together on medium heat for 10 minutes or once the sauce is heated.

10. Check the temperature of meatballs (Temperature should be 160 Degrees F.). Stir occasionally.

11. Serve with Parmesan cheese and basil.


* If you are looking to add sides to this servings, Garlic bread, Texas Toast are good to consider.

South Florida Turkey Stew


The South Florida Turkey Stew is named after my birth region of the state of Florida. When seeking great stew down in Southern Florida, we typically find a great southern style restaurant or have someone special in the family that knows how to prepare the dish. Well Brick By Brick Academy wanted you to be able to make this nutritional dish right at your home with your loved ones. Kick back, have a great drink, and enjoy the South Florida Turkey Stew.

Prep Time (Minutes)

20 min


  • 1 chopped small size onion
  • 3 cups of frozen corn
  • 3 cups of chicken broth
  • 3 cups of smoked turkey breast and cut into 1/2 pieces
  • 1 clove garlic, minced into pieces
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • package of black beans and rice mix
  • 1 package guajillo pepper in adobo sauce. (drained and minced)


1. Use a large skillet and turn on medium-high heat.

2. Insert oil to warm.

3. combine onion and garlic into the skillet and stir

4. After 3-4 minutes combine chicken broth into the skillet.

5. Stir the corn, black beans, turkey, rice mix, and guajillo pepper

6. Cover the top and reduce heat to low for it to slow cook.

7. After 17-20 minutes, check the rice to make sure it is tender and.

8. Once the dish is completed, allow it to settle for 5 minutes before serving.


* You can add any additional peppers if you consider.

* Consider to try this dish with different types of beans for future servings

Chipotle Chicken Stromboli


The Chipotle Chicken Stromboli is an exquisite serving that you will want to share with your entire community and family. My first time eating a serving similar to this was at a gala that had many types of tastings that I had not tried before. The Stromboli that was prepared, included a mix of spinach and barbecue sauce over the chicken. I thought to myself that it would be an amazing opportunity to provide my Brick By Brick Academy family with an exclusive Stromboli with chipotle sauce.

Prep Time (Minutes)

30 min


  • 1 roasted rotisserie chicken
  • 1/3 cup of chipotle sauce
  • 1 package of gluten-free (14oz) refrigerated pizza dough
  • 1 cup of shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup sliced green onions


1. Preheat oven to 400 Degrees F.

2. Use a baking pan and lightly spray with nonstick cooking spray.

3. Unroll the gluten-free pizza dough onto a baking sheet.

4. Create 12 x 10 inch rectangle and remove remaining pieces from the baking sheet.

5. Remove skin from rotisserie chicken. (you can place skin into waste)

6. Slice the meat off of the rotisserie and get rid of the bones once done.

7. Combine 2 cups of the sliced chicken in a large bowl with 1/3 cup of chipotle sauce.

8. The remaining chicken can be froze or refrigerated at your discretion.

9. Spread the combined chicken and sauce down the layer of dough evenly.

10. Leave 2 1/4 inches of each side available.

11. Use the 1 cup of Cheddar cheese and green onions to sprinkle onto the top layer of chicken and dough.

12. Fold each of the sides of the dough and seal the edges.

13. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes (Or when Golden)

14. Once completed, allow temperatures to calm a few minutes before cutting into slices.


* This dish should be enough to serve 5 to 8 people at least.

* The chicken can also be tossed in any flavor sauces that you would like to consider.

* Different types of barbecue sauces have also been a recommended flavor to consider.

* You can also substitute the Cheddar cheese for Mozzarella cheese at your discretion.

Lemon Pepper Chicken Breast


Our Lemon Pepper Chicken Breast serving can be served as a lunch or dinner depending on the occasion. This special has a interesting meaning behind it. If you know me, know me, then you know I love some chicken! While thinking about a nutritional recipe for you, Miami rapper, Rick Ross, came to my mind when I thought about what type of seasoning would go well with this chicken breast. Rick Ross favorite type of chicken wings is lemon peppered flavor. I thought to myself, “I have not heard of too many people trying lemon pepper on chicken breast. Let me know what you think! Enjoy our Lemon Pepper Chicken Breast.

Prep Time (Minutes)

30 min


  • 1 tablespoon of lemon pepper seasoning
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast (4-5oz each)
  • 1 table spoon of vegetable oil
  • 1 medium green or yellow bell pepper cut into strips
  • 1 sliced red onion
  • 1 medium red bell pepper cut into strips
  • 3 tablespoons of lime juice
  • 1/2 chipotle salsa


1. Sprinkle lemon pepper seasoning on each sides of the chicken breasts.

2. Use a large nonstick skillet placed on medium heat and add oil.

3. Once oil warms, insert the sliced red onions to cook for 4 minutes

4. Add each of the bell peppers and be sure to stir occasionaly.

5. Place the lime juice and chipotle salsa into skillet and cook for 2 minutes.

6. Use a utensil to shift the vegetables to the side of the skillet and insert your chicken breast. Once cooked on one side for at least 4-5 minutes, flip to the other side. Be sure that the chicken is not pink and is completely cooked before removing from skillet.

7. Once completed cooking each of the chickens, serve on a plate with the vegetables.

8. This serving can be cooked with any side dishes of your choice.


* If you prefer to add any side dishes for this serving, a few options to consider: – mashed potatoes – quinoa rice – yellow rice – cabbage – carrots – broccoli – spinach – baked potato – sweet potato & more