Veggie taco night. Black beans cooked with cumin, chili powder, garlic, onion, paprika. Corn off the cob caramelized in a cast iron skillet with a dash of salt. Caramelized white onion cooked in tablespoon butter and a dash of olive oil. Fresh Anaheim chiles cooked with a dash of salt in the cast-iron skillet after the corn. Topped with cool sour cream, Sirracha chili sauce, a bit of jack cheese and avocado dusted with tanjin lime seasoning. Toasty corn tortillas warmed on a flat cast-iron skillet.
Smells like autumn in my house in the middle of summer!
Power quinoa bowls for breakfast
1/2 cup warm quinoa add 1/4 cup warm almond milk unsweetened, 1 teaspoon melted coconut oil, 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg and 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 cup nuts of your choosing I used almonds and walnuts, 2 tablespoons hemp seeds,1/2 apple diced and warmed and a drizzle of maple syrup . Mix together and enjoy!
There are just some days when you cannot be a fabulous chef. I love this store bought brand of tortilla soup. I add one can of great Northern white beans, shredded rotisserie chicken and corn . Topped with homemade tortilla strips or store-bought. Sour cream and cheese as well as green onions make this delicious !
I used canned chickpeas and tossed them with garam masala seasoning and put them in the oven to bake at 350° for 30 minutes. I bought storemade dolmas, Kalamata olives, feta cheese, and a sauce with Greek yogurt, lemon zest and fresh dill. I made them like a mini tostadas and they were wonderful!
For the naan: for this recipe I used 1/2 cup almond flour and 1/2 cup tapioca flour and one cup full fat coconut milk with a teaspoon of salt. Mix it up and it will look like pancake batter. Put cooking spray in the bottom of your pan and heat it up to medium and cook. I like to then throw them in the oven and it makes it even toastier you can use this recipe for pizza crust too
Spatchcock your chicken by cutting out the spine .In A baking dish, spray with cooking spray and then add one large sliced onion topped with two sliced lemons . Rub the chicken with a mixture of olive oil, crushed fennel and chopped time as well as lemon zest and lemon juice. Cover the chicken in the marinade and bake at 400° for 30 minutes
3 cups of oats and one cup each sunflower seeds, coconut flakes, walnuts, Peppitas . On the stovetop I melted 1 cup pure maple syrup, 1/4 cup coconut oil, 1 tablespoon Madagascar vanilla bean paste, 1/4 cup honey and a teaspoon of salt and a tablespoon of cinnamon. .I poured the mixture over dry ingredients and combined and put the mixture on a baking sheet in the oven at 300° for 45 minutes tossing twice. When it’s done I added half a cup of dried cranberries and 1/2 cup raisins.
Make sure to pay down the mixture when it comes out of the oven and then let it cool. It will be in chunks that way.
Tip: use parchment paper