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Diced sweet potatoes and spices

22 Dec

Diced sweet potatoes and spices

  • 4 large sweet potatoes, diced into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 2 Tbs. coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. spicy paprika or cayenne
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (375 degrees F if in hurry). Toss the sweet potato dices with the spices and oil. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and spread potatoes out in thin layer. Bake for one hour. Be careful not to burn.

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Barbecue Pizza Sauce

19 Oct

Barbecue Pizza Sauce (adapted from seriouseats.com)

  • Olive oil
  • 1/2 c. onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves/2 tsp. garlic, crushed and minced or 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 15 oz. cans diced tomatoes
  • 3 Tbs. tomato paste
  • 1/3 c. rapadura
  • 1/4 c. honey
  • 1/4 c. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbs. molasses
  • 2 tsp. yellow mustard
  • 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano

Saute onion in olive oil until soft, about 5 min. Stir in garlic, cook until fragrant (about 30 sec). Add in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer ~20 min. Use immersion blender to puree until smooth.

Lemon and garlic vinaigrette

19 May

Lemon and garlic vinaigrette

  • 1/2 c. olive oil
  • 1 to 2 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbs. garlic vinegar (from making pickled garlic)
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. dijon mustard
  • 1/4 to 1/2 c. sour cream/yogurt (optional)

Whisk until combined.

Pinto and vegetable stew

19 May

Pinto and vegetable stew

  • Olive oil
  • ½ to 1 c. Carrot, diced
  • ¼ to ½ c. Onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed and minced
  • ½ tsp. Onion powder
  • ½ tsp. Garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. Paprika (if less spicy, add more)
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1 ½ tsp. Cumin
  • ½ tsp. Coriander seeds crushed
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 to 2 Tbs. tomato paste
  • 4 c. pinto beans
  • 1 Tbs. chicken better than bouillon
  • 1 to 2 c. spinach
  • 1 to 2 c. corn
  • sea salt to taste

Cook the onion and carrot in olive oil for ~5min on med-low heat. Add garlic, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, cinnamon, cumin, and coriander seeds, cook for another minute. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, pinto beans, chicken flavoring. Bring to boil, reduce heat to simmer and cook at least 15 min., can stew longer. Add spinach and corn in ~10 min. before serving. Serve over baked sweet potatoes.

Glazed salmon

27 Mar

Glazed salmon (from recipesfromoma.wordpress.com)

  • 2- 6oz. salmon fillets
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed and minced
  • 1 Tbs. mustard
  • 1 Tbs. honey
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. oil (used avocado oil)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Combine the salt, pepper, garlic, mustard, honey, and oil in a bowl and whisk into a paste. When the oven is preheated, preheat a cast iron pan over medium heat. Add a little oil to the pan. Cover the flesh side of the salmon with the paste and place the fish (skin side down) on the pan until brown. Then place pan in the oven and cook until done (check after 5-7 min).

 

 

Creamy cauliflower sauce

24 May

Creamy cauliflower sauce

  • 4 Tbs. butter
  • 8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 c. cauliflower, chopped (about 1/2 head)
  • 1 to 2 c. cooked cannellini beans (white beans), drained
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp. nutmeg
  • ~1/4 to 1/2 c. heavy cream

Saute the garlic in the butter on low heat for ~10 min. (do not brown). Boil the cauliflower in water for ~15 min.  Place everything in the food processor and blend until smooth.  Serve over pasta or rice, etc…

Parsley and garlic dressing

29 Mar

Parsley and garlic dressing

  • 1 Tbs. + 1 tsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbs. kombucha vinegar
  • 1 tsp. dijon mustard (try dry mustard sometime)
  • 2 tsp. parsley
  • 1 large clove garlic, smashed and minced
  • 1/2 c. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt (optional)