Jun 032015
 
Lemon and Herb infused Cucumber Water

What You Need to make Lemon and Herb infused Cucumber Water: • ½ cucumber • 1 lemon • 2 sprigs rosemary • 1 handful thyme • 1 handful mint • 1 handful basil What To Do: 1. Wash and thinly slice ½ cucumber and 1 lemon. 2. Fill a pitcher with water. Add lemon slices, […]

Apr 282015
 
Grilled Pesto Shrimp Skewers

Ingredients for Grilled Pesto Shrimp Skewers: 1 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped 1 clove garlic 1/4 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano 3 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 lbs jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined (weight after peeled) kosher or sea salt and fresh pepper to taste 7 wooden skewers Directions: In a food processor pulse basil, garlic, […]

Paleo Brownies

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Oct 212014
 
Paleo Brownies

The paleo diet is heavy on proteins and low in carbs, but you can have some fun too. I don’t think that cavemen ate brownies, but you can try these delicious paleo brownies that have no flour or milk. They’re moist and chocolaty and will satisfy your sweet-tooth.

Feb 112014
 
Hot Pepper Garlic Kraut

Ingredients for Hot Pepper Garlic Kraut 3 1/2 pounds red cabbage (shredded) 3 cloves garlic (minced) 4 medium jalapeno peppers (sliced thin)* 1 tablespoon unrefined sea salt *If jalapenos are too spicy, you can substitute Anaheim, poblano, or red or green bell peppers. Instructions for Hot Pepper Garlic Kraut Wear gloves to protect your hands […]

Jan 212014
 
Chunky Coconut Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients for Chunky Coconut Mashed Sweet Potatoes 2 medium size sweet potatoes 1 T coconut oil 2T flaked coconut Allspice, to taste* *If you don’t have allspice, you can easily use cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, or even some pumpkin pie spice. Instructions for Chunky Coconut Mashed Sweet Potatoes Scrub potatoes well.  I like to leave the skin on […]

Dec 032013
 
Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and cut in half through the core 4 ounces pancetta, 1/4-inch-diced (optional) 1/4 cup good olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon syrupy balsamic vinegar Lemon for garnish Instructions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Place the Brussels sprouts on a sheet pan, including […]

Warm Barley Salad

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Nov 192013
 
Warm Barley Salad

Ingredients 2 cups fat-free low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup quick-cooking barley Kosher salt 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons sliced almonds 12 ounces Brussel sprouts, thinly sliced (about 3 cups) 2 cloves garlic or thinly sliced shallots Assorted left-over turkey, warmed—optional Cranberries–optional Directions Bring the chicken broth and 1/4 cup water to a boil in […]