Delicious Multi-Color Carrot Soup!

Ingredients: broth: 1 tablespoon oil 1 clove garlic 1 medium onion, chopped 2 stalks lemongrass a handful of kaffir lime leaves 1 hot red pepper juice and zest of one lime one large piece of ginger salt and pepper water 3 orange carrots medium size 1 sweet potato ¼ piece of celeriac, about the fist size ½ leek 2 carrots purple 2 large parsley roots or parsnips ¼ piece of celery ½ time 1 cup coconut milk to serve sesame seeds hemp seeds coriander sesame oil In a saucepan, in a tablespoon of oil fry the chopped onion and garlic. Add the ginger, lemongrass, hot pepper, zest and juice of lime. Season with salt and pepper, add the water, cover […]

Alternative: Whipped Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates Recipe

Ingredients: medjool dates ¼ cup of fresh, soft, crumbled goat cheese ¼ cup of heavy whipping cream ½ tablespoon of sugar (you can sweeten with honey instead) walnuts Directions: Combine the goat cheese, whipping cream, and sugar or honey and whisk until soft peaks form. Cut a slit lengthwise in the medjool dates. Remove the pits. Fill a small ziploc baggy or piping bag with the filling. If using the ziploc, cut a little bit off one of the ends. Fill the dates with the mixture and top with walnut pieces.

Moroccan Chicken Recipe

INGREDIENTS FOR THE CHICKEN 3 tablespoons of oil or ghee 2 onions, chopped 1 tablespoon of minced garlic 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger 2 tablespoons of paprika 1½ teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons turmeric 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 teaspoon fennel seeds, ground 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon cumin 2 tomatoes, chopped 2 cups water ¼ cup fresh lemon juice 4 lbs chicken leg quarters, skinned and cut into about 3 pieces per leg quarter 1 large baked eggplant (bake 400° F for about 30-40 min) 2 tablespoons marjoram ½ cup slivered almonds FOR THE QUINOA 3 tablespoons butter 2 cups quinoa 4 cups chicken broth salt to taste ½ cup raisins slivered almonds INSTRUCTIONS MOROCCAN CHICKEN: Heat oil or […]

Awesome Chocolate Chips Cookie Recipe

INGREDIENTS 2 cups plus 2 tbsp. (10⅝ oz.) all-purpose flour ½ tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. salt 12 tbsp. (¾ cup) unsalted butter, melted and cooled until warm 1 cup (7 oz.) packed brown sugar ½ cup (3½ oz.) granulated sugar 1 large egg plus 1 egg yolk 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1½ cups semi-sweet chocolate chips INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 325. Line your cookie sheet with parchment paper or a nonstick mat. Whisk dry ingredients together in a medium bowl; set aside. With electric mixer, or by hand, mix butter and sugars until thoroughly combined. Beat in egg, yolk, and vanilla until combined. Add dry ingredients and mix just until combined (do not overmix!) Fold in chocolate chips. Scoop […]

Mascarpone Stuffed Dates Recipe

Ingredients medjool dates ½ cup of mascarpone cheese walnuts Instructions Fill a ziploc baggy or piping bag with the mascarpone cheese. Cut a little bit of one of the corners of the ziploc. Cut a slit lengthwise in the medjool dates and remove the pits. Fill with mascarpone and top with walnuts as desired.

Poppy Seed Salad Recipe

INGREDIENTS FOR THE SALAD 12 oz chopped romaine lettuce 8 oz chopped strawberries 15 oz mandarin oranges (fresh or canned) 1 cup pecans 2 oz feta cheese FOR THE DRESSING ½ tsp dijon mustard ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice ½ tsp salt ½ tbsp poppy seeds ⅓ cup olive oil 2-3 tbsp honey (depending on how sweet you like it) INSTRUCTIONS Assemble the salad by mixing all of the ingredients in a bowl. In another bowl, whisk all of the dressing ingredients until combined. Cover and store in refrigerator until ready to serve When ready to serve, top salad with desired amount of dressing.

Cajun Shrimp Tacos Recipe

INGREDIENTS FOR CAJUN SHRIMP 1 lb shrimp (deveined) 1 tbsp butter 2 tbsp cajun seasoning juice from half a lemon salt to taste (depending on how much your seasoning has) FOR MANGO SALSA 1 mango, chopped 1 cup baby heirloom tomatoes, chopped 4 green onions, chopped 1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped ½ cup cilantro, chopped salt & pepper to taste CILANTRO LIME CREMA ½ cup sour cream 1 tbsp lime juice 2 tbsp cilantro, finely chopped ½ tsp finely minced garlic salt & pepper to taste FOR TACOS 8 6″ corn tortillas shredded cabbage INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE MANGO SALSA. Add all ingredients in a bowl and mix. Refrigerate until ready to serve. FOR THE CILANTRO LIME CREMA. Mix all ingredients […]

Gluten Free Strawberry Tarts

INGREDIENTS FOR THE GLUTEN FREE CHOCOLATE CRUST ½ cup (2 ounces) sliced almonds ⅓ cup (1¼ ounces) oat flour ⅓ cup (1¾ ounces) sweet white rice flour (such as Mochiko) ⅓ cup (1 ounce) dutch-process cocoa powder ¼ cup (1¾ ounces) sugar ⅛ teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons (1½ ounces) cold, unsalted butter, in ½” dice ½ teaspoon vanilla extract FOR THE WHIPPED CHEVRE 3 ounces crumbled, soft, fresh goat cheese (about ¾ cup) ¾ cup (6 ounces) heavy cream 1 tablespoon sugar seeds from ½ a vanilla bean FOR THE STRAWBERRY PIE FILLING 1 quart (about 2 pounds) fresh strawberries 1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch juice of ½ lemon seeds from 1 vanilla bean INSTRUCTIONS STRAWBERRY PIE FILLING. Wash […]

Cool Poppy Seed Bread

INGREDIENTS ¼ cup unsalted butter, softened ¾ cup sugar 1 egg 1 egg white 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsp grated lemon zest ¾ cup sour cream 1½ cups. all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder ¼ tsp baking soda ⅛ tsp salt 1½ tbs poppy seeds ⅓ cup strawberry jam INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350. In the bowl of a stand mixer or any medium bowl, cream the butter and sugar until soft and creamy. Add the egg, egg white, vanilla extract, and lemon zest and mix until blended. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and poppy seeds. Add dry ingredients to the wet batter. Then gently fold in the sour cream. Spread half […]

Amazing Chicken Wings Recipe

INGREDIENTS 3 lbs chicken wings sea salt and black pepper 2 Tbsp olive oil FOR THE HONEY SRIRACHA GLAZE 4 Tbsp butter 3 garlic gloves, minced 1 thumb size piece of ginger, minced (or grated) 4 Tbsp honey 6 Tbsp sriracha sauce 1 Tbsp soy sauce Juice from ½ a lemon INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 400° F. Toss the wings in a bowl with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Spread the chicken wings on a baking sheet (or two). Make sure they are not on top of each other and that there is ample space between the wings. Bake for about 40 minutes or until crispy. If your wings are not golden and cripsy, go ahead […]

Chia, Strawberry, and Fig Pudding Recipe

INGREDIENTS 1 cup almond milk 3 tbsp chia seeds 1 tbsp honey 1 tsp vanilla extract ¼ tbsp almond extract FOR THE STRAWBERRY & FIG PUREE about 10 strawberries about 5 figs honey to taste (up to 1 tbsp) INSTRUCTIONS Mix the almond milk, chia seeds, honey, and vanilla and almond extracts in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight. The strawberry fig puree can also be prepared a day in advance so that everything is ready at the same time. To make the strawberry fig puree, mix all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor. If you prefer the puree to be a bit chunkier, pulse on a lower speed for a shorter amount of time. When ready […]