This easy recipe let's you cook some quinoa as the perfect complex carbohydrate side dish. Ingredients 1 Tsp coconut oil 1 green pepper chopped 1 red pepper chopped 1 onion chopped * or you can use the frozen mix available in stores 2 garlic cloves minced 1 tsp cumin 1/4 Tsp of black pepper 1… Continue reading Quinoa with Peppers and Onions
Here are some ideas for getting your greens intake. At home I have to cook collard greens, kale, chard or any other leafy vegetable in an appetizing way so everyone enjoys them. If you have a picky eater, this can be helpful. Here is cooked green chard on a skillet with coconut oil and some… Continue reading Cooking Green Chard
Plantain has got to be one of my favorite foods. Unfortunately, it's most commonly seen fried in dishes. I don't cook it often but since I love it so much I like to have it from time to time. When ripe it is a great complex carb to compliment my eating plan. Here's a version… Continue reading Baked Plantain (Maduros)
Here's a very simple Cole Slaw recipe that's mayo free. Feel free to add more ingredients like raisins, chia seed or any other topping you would like. I kept it simple with what I had available at home and it still came out great. Clean and crisp salad for summer time! Ingredients 1 head of… Continue reading Cole Slaw
I get so excited when I find easy and simple recipes that don't have a page long list of ingredients but are still tasty. To find recipe go here.
I received these two cute pumpkins in my share last week. I wanted to use them by making something new. Here's the recipe that caught my eye. This is the brand of rice I used. Sautéing the veggies... The best part is that your crockpot does most of the work. I did add in the… Continue reading Creamy Pumpkin Risotto
A few weeks ago I saw this combination on a fellow blogger's page and my eyes lit up! The two are my all time favorite side dishes. You can do so many different variations. And to top it off, I added bacon. Now this was a winner plate in my house! Method As easy as… Continue reading Sweet Potato and Plantain Mash
Figs are one of the few fruits that I did not grow up eating. I remember as a kid not liking anything that was fig flavored. Even now as an adult, it's not one of the fruits I buy. In fact I don't have any recollection of ever eating one. On Monday a box of… Continue reading Fig Jam
I received these cute little things in my organic share. Yes, I know.... I always reference back to that but it's because of this share that I get to try food that I otherwise would have never bought. It's great and I love it!!! These mushrooms came in this package... At first I was a… Continue reading Bunapi Mushrooms
Pictured below are the Japanese sweet potatoes that were included in my organic share some time ago... I simply just cooked them and mashed them with a bit of grass-fed butter, pepper, oregano and about 1/4 cup of orange juice. It's a great side dish to any meal.