Recipes

Thai Cucumber Salad

Thai Cucumber Salad

INGREDIENTS 1  English cucumber 1  shallot, minced (or substitute 1/4 cup minced purple onion) 2  green onions, finely sliced 1  red  chili, fresh, de-seeded and minced fine (or 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper) 1⁄2 cup fresh cilantro, roughly chopped 1⁄3 cup  ground  dry roasted peanuts (or roughly chopped) 2  tablespoons fish sauce 1⁄2 lime, juice 1⁄2 teaspoon shrimp paste 1  tablespoon soy sauce 1⁄4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or to […]

Polish Poppy Seed Roll

Polish Poppy Seed Roll

INGREDIENTS Dough 2 1/4 cup all purpose flour 2 tsp active dry yeast 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp salt 2/3 cup milk , heated to 110 F 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 egg 1 egg beaten (for egg wash) Poppy Seed Filling 1 cup poppy seeds 1/3 cup boiling water 1/4 cup ground almonds 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla zest of 1/2 a lemon zest of 1/2 an orange INSTRUCTIONS […]

Crispy Pan Fried Pork Chops

Crispy Pan Fried Pork Chops

INGREDIENTS 1 pound lean boneless pork chops, with fat removed 1/4 cup unbleached or all-purpose flour 1 large egg, beaten 1 tablespoon water 1 cup plain breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 cup extra virgin oil olive, or enough oil to cover the bottom of a large frying pan INSTRUCTIONS Put the flour, beaten egg with the water, […]

Curry Chicken

Curry Chicken

INGREDIENTS 1 chicken, about 3-4 pounds cut up into small pieces (or just chicken legs, chicken thighs, or even chicken breast) 2 rounded tablespoons Trinidadian curry powder 2 teaspoons turmeric powder 6-8 sprigs of cilantro 8 cloves garlic 2-3 scallions, or you can use half […]

Creamy Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta

Creamy Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta

INGREDIENTS  6 ounces fettuccine or linguine  8 Tablespoons butter , divided  8 ounces fresh , sliced mushrooms  2 garlic cloves , minced  4 ounces cream cheese , cubed  2 tablespoons fresh parsley , chopped  1 tablespoon fresh basil , chopped (you can substitute 1 teaspoon dried basil if that’s all you have)  1/2 cup boiling water (reserved from your noodle pot)  1 pound raw medium shrimp , tail off INSTRUCTIONS […]

BARBACOA TACOS

BARBACOA TACOS

INGREDIENTS  3 lb chuck roast , fat trimmed and cut into large chunks  1/2 medium white onion , coarsely chopped  1/3 cup apple cider vinegar  4 teaspoons minced garlic  4 teaspoons ground cumin  2 teaspoons oregano  1 teaspoon ground black pepper  1 teaspoon salt  2 tablespoons brown sugar  2 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (add 1 Tablespoon of adobo sauce if you like it spicy)  1/4 cup lime […]

CHOCOLATE CRINKLE COOKIES

CHOCOLATE CRINKLE COOKIES

INGREDIENTS  1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder  2 cups white sugar  1/2 cup vegetable oil  4 large eggs  2 teaspoons vanilla extract  2 cups all-purpose flour  2 teaspoons baking powder  1/2 teaspoon salt  3/4 cup powdered sugar INSTRUCTIONS In a medium bowl, mix together cocoa, white sugar, and vegetable oil. Beat in eggs one at a time and stir in the vanilla. Whisk together […]

Graham Streusel Coffee Cake

Graham Streusel Coffee Cake

INGREDIENTS  1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (see Note)  3/4 cup packed brown sugar  3/4 cup chopped pecans  2 teaspoons ground cinnamon  2/3 cup butter , melted  1 (15.25-oz) package yellow cake mix (and ingredients called for on the package such as eggs and oil)  1 cup powdered sugar  1 tablespoon milk INSTRUCTIONS Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9×13 […]

Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

INGREDIENTS 1  13 oz.  can full-fat coconut milk ¼ cup almond milk 3  oz  6 TBS bittersweet or semi-sweet chocolate ¼ cup creamy peanut butter 4  TBS  granulated sugar or coconut sugar 1  TBS  unsweetened cocoa powder 1  tsp  pure vanilla extract 1/8  tsp  sea salt optional Instructions Add coconut milk, almond milk, chocolate, peanut butter and sugar to a small saucepan […]

Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup

Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons Bell peppers , diced 1 tablespoon onion , diced 1/2 cup ground beef , cooked 1/4 cup cauliflower,chopped fine 1 teaspoon hemp hearts , optional 3/4 cup beef stock , make sure it’s 0 carbs! 1 tablespoon tomato sauce 2 tablespoonstomatoes with chiles , fire roasted 3 drops lime juice or cider vinegar 1 pinch dried oregano salt and pepper to taste pinch of stevia if […]