Quinoa with pizzazz!

Print Quinoa with Pizzazz! Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 1 cup veggie broth (or broth of your choice) 3/4 cup white wine (not cooking wine…too much salt) 1/4 cup water 2 tsps garlic powder 1 TBSP dried onion flakes 1/4 tsp sea salt (or to taste) 1/4 tsp dried dill 1/8 tsp dried pepperoncini (optional) Instructions Put all ingredients in a saucepan and heat until the mixture just begins to boil Cover and reduce heat to simmer for about 15 minutes … Continue reading

Flourless Brownie Recipe… You won’t even leave a crumb behind!

Flourless Brownie Recipe Did you know brownies were created here in the U.S. at the end of the 19th century?  I used to love brownies and miss them as a chocolaty treat these days. I just found this flourless brownie recipe from Sugar-Free Mom (picture is above) that I am going to try and wanted to share.  The only change I will make is to use 72% Chocolate I buy from Trader Joe’s and eliminate the stevia which I don … Continue reading

Wild Shrimp with Mushroom and Scallions

Print Wild Shrimp with Mushrooms and Scallions Ingredients I begin this recipe with a disclosure/confession…it was so good, we ate it all (I only made enough for two to see if it would be a keeper or not). In addition, I forgot to take a picture of it; this means I will make it again soon and post a photo for you! It was really quick and delicious! 1 large cluster oyster mushrooms, sliced 4 shitake mushrooms, sliced 4 scallions … Continue reading

Wild Salmon with Mushrooms, Black Beans & Tomatoes

Print Wild Salmon with Mushrooms, Black Beans & Tomatoes Ingredients Wild King Salmon (allow 1/4 lb for each person), skinned and cubed 1 can organic tomatoes 1 can organic black beans 3 cloves fresh garlic, minced 5 Shitake mushrooms, sliced 5 large white mushrooms, sliced 1 large onion, sliced sea salt pepper white wine vegetable broth Instructions Saute the mushrooms and onions, deglazing a couple of times with white wine Create a hot spot by moving the cooked onions and … Continue reading

Simple & Delicious Cod Fillet

Print Simple & Delicious Cod Fillet Ingredients Previously frozen wild caught cod White wine – I typically use a chardonnay Salt – I like pink Himalayan salt Garlic powder Put the cod on a plate. and pierce it throughout with a fork. Instructions Pour white wine over the fish and then salt and shake garlic powder over it. Let it marinate for 10-15 minutes. Turn the fish over and let it sit for another 10-15 minutes. Brown the fish top … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Spice

Print Pumpkin Pie Spice Ingredients 4 rounded tablespoons ground cinnamon 4 teaspoons ground nutmeg 4 teaspoons ground ginger 4 teaspoons ground allspice Instructions Mix together well with a whisk, and store in an airtight glass jar. We use it in place of cinnamon in recipes, especially in the fall, and love the flavor! Recipe Management Powered by Zip Recipes Plugin 4.9.1 http://thinstronghealthy.com/pumpkin-pie-spice/ Share this:

Sauce for Veggies, Eggs and Fish

Print Sauce for Veggies, Eggs and Fish Ingredients 1/2 stick organic butter 1 rounded tbsp quinoa flour 1/4 – 1/3 c white wine Organic vegetable broth 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion flakes 1/4 tsp dill 1 tsp sesame seeds Himalayan salt to taste Organic white pepper to taste Anchovies (optional) – 1/2 tin, chopped or not (they will just melt…you won’t know they’e there, but they add tremendous flavor Instructions Melt butter in a sauce pan. Add quinoa … Continue reading

Garlic Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Print Garlic Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes Ingredients 1 head organic cauliflower, chopped 3 cloves fresh garlic, minced 1 tbsp chopped garlic Salt & pepper to taste 3 tbsps butter 1 tbsp olive oil ¼ c white wine (chardonnay) ¼ tsp nutmeg Instructions Steam the cauliflower Once it is soft, mash it with a potato masher or in a food processor. I like the hand masher as it gives it a more rustic texture. Put the hot, mashed cauliflower in a pot … Continue reading

Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Print Chocolate Coconut Cookies Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 18 minutes Total Time: 33 minutes Yield: 20-24 cookies Serving Size: 2 cookies Gluten Free Chocolate Coconut Cookies Ingredients 3 small to medium ripe bananas 4 tbsp creamy almond butter 7 tsp cocoa powder 4 tsp pure vanilla extract 2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 1/2 tsp sea salt 3/4 c unsweetened shredded coconut 1/3 c unsweetened coconut milk 2 1/4 cup almond flour … Continue reading