Healthy No Sugar Cream Soda

Healthy “Cream Soda” Ingredients 1/4 to 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract 1/4 lemon squeezed carbonated water fresh mint organic apple cider vinegar (optional) Instructions Put vanilla and squeezed lemon pieces in an 8 oz glass Fill with carbonated water Add a sprig of mint if desired For an extra healthy drink you can add Organic Apple Cider Vinegar to taste. It’s so good for you! Begin with a tsp and work your way up to 1 – 2 tablespoons. Share … Continue reading

Quinoa with pizzazz!

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 until … 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

Wild Shrimp with Mushrooms and Scallions October 28, 2015 by Cheryl Major Category Recipes 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 … Continue reading

Wild Salmon with Mushrooms, Black Beans & Tomatoes

Wild Salmon with Mushrooms, Black Beans & Tomatoes October 25, 2015 by Cheryl Major Category Recipes 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 … Continue reading

Simple & Delicious Cod Fillet

Simple & Delicious Cod Fillet October 14, 2015 by Cheryl Major Category Recipes 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 … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Spice

Pumpkin Pie Spice October 13, 2015 by Cheryl Major Category Recipes 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! Share this:

Sauce for Veggies, Eggs and Fish

Sauce for Veggies, Eggs and Fish October 13, 2015 by Cheryl Major Category Recipes 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 … Continue reading

Garlic Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Garlic Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes September 22, 2015 by Cheryl Major Category Recipes 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 … Continue reading

Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Chocolate Coconut Cookies August 14, 2015 by Cheryl Major Category Recipes Gluten Free Chocolate Coconut Cookies Persons 20 Serving Size 2 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 (ground almonds) 1 1/2 cup dark chocolate … Continue reading