Archive: October, 2012

tomato soup

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

Intermediate, Recipes, Soups

  Ingredients: 2 pounds tomatoes, halved lengthwise 3-4 garlic cloves, unpeeled 1 ½ Tablespoons olive oil ¼ teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 small onion, finely chopped ¼ teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon agave, honey or pure maple syrup 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter 1 ½ cups chicken stock 3/8 cup [...]

October 30th, 2012 | Comments (0)

Coconut Shrimp Tacos

Entrees, Intermediate, Recipes

  Ingredients: 1 lb. large 30 count shrimp, peeled and deveined 1/3 cup arrowroot powder 1 teaspoon salt ¾ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 Tablespoon agave 2 cups shredded unsweetened coconut 3 egg whites, beaten until foamy 2 cups shredded lettuce 8 sprigs cilantro 1 lime, cut in wedges Tortillas Mango Sauce: 1 pound fresh mangos, [...]

October 30th, 2012 | Comments (0)
pumpkin bread

Pumpkin Bread

Desserts, Easy, Recipes

  Ingredients: 1 cup blanched almond flour ¼ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg ½ teaspoon cloves ½ cup roasted pumpkin* 2 tablespoons honey 3 eggs Directions: In a food processor combine almond flour, salt, baking soda and spices Add pumpkin, honey, eggs and pulse for 2 minutes [...]

October 24th, 2012 | Comments (0)

Thai Vegetable Soup

Easy, Recipes, Soups

Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cups sliced shiitake mushrooms, trim off bottom of stems 1 quart vegetable broth 1 cup coconut milk 1 head broccoli, trimmed and chopped 1 Tablespoon fresh ginger root, minced 2 Tablespoons lime juice, freshly squeezed ¼ teaspoon sea salt ½ cup cilantro, minced Directions: Warm [...]

October 24th, 2012 | Comments (0)

Sautéed Shrimp Curry

Easy, Entrees, Recipes

Ingredients: 1 lb. shrimp, raw 2 Tablespoons coconut oil, melted 2 teaspoons curry powder 1 teaspoon coriander 1 teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon salt and pepper, to taste Directions: Rinse shrimp under cold water and pat dry with a paper towel. Place shrimp in a large bag or container. In a [...]

October 24th, 2012 | Comments (0)

Salmon with Spinach, Tomatoes, and Dill-Mustard Sauce

Easy, Entrees, Recipes

Ingredients: ½ cup plain Greek-style yogurt 4 teaspoon whole-grain mustard 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh dill 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 4 (1/4-pound) skinless salmon fillets Salt and pepper to taste 4 Tablespoons  chopped shallots 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 cup grape tomatoes 1 (10-ounce) bag fresh spinach Directions: To make the dill-mustard sauce, combine the [...]

October 24th, 2012 | Comments (0)

Chicken Parmesan

Entrees, Intermediate, Recipes

Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts, boneless (½- ¾ pounds) ½ Tablespoon Italian seasoning blend 1 cup blanched almond flour (more may be needed depending on the size of your chicken breasts) 2 eggs, whisked 6 Tablespoons olive oil Prepared Marinara Sauce 8 ounces almond cheese, grated (optional) Directions: Place chicken breasts between two pieces of saran wrap [...]

October 24th, 2012 | Comments (0)

Wild Rice

Easy, Recipes, Sides

Ingredients: 1 ¼ cup wild rice 2 cups water 1 ½ cup chicken stock 2 Tablespoons butter ¼ cup chopped pecans Directions: Melt butter in a medium saucepan. Add pecans and saute for a couple of minutes. Add wild rice and liquid and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook until [...]

October 23rd, 2012 | Comments (0)
pork roast

Pork Roast with Apples and Onions

Easy, Entrees, Recipes

  Ingredients: 1 ½ Tablespoons olive oil 2 lb. pork roast (not loin) Salt and pepper, to taste 2 cups apple juice ½ cup beef stock 2 small apples, cored and cut into wedges 2 small medium onions, sliced 1 bay leaf Directions: Sauté onions until browned in a sauté pan over medium heat. Heat [...]

October 23rd, 2012 | Comments (0)
orange balsamic

Orange Balsamic Vinaigrette

Easy, Recipes, Sauces, Dressings, Dips & Misc.

  Ingredients: ¼ cup shallots, minced ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 2 Tablespoons fresh orange juice ½ teaspoon table salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions: In a blender, combine balsamic vinegar, orange juice, salt and pepper. Blend together on medium speed. Keep the motor running while slowly adding the olive [...]

October 22nd, 2012 | Comments (0)

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