lunch

Warm Quinoa salad

February 23, 2016
Serves 6 people
Equipment
Oven and food processor
Prep time
30m
Cook Time
30m

Wintertime is roasted vegetable time. Beets, sweet potatoes,cauliflower all wonderfully sweetened by roasting.I wanted to create a healthy salad with these ingredients for the upcoming Super Bowl party.Nothing like root vegetables to add healthy to your winter cooking.Beets provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification support. They are especially good for the nervous system and eye health. They help prevent heart disease and cancer, and their fiber is especially healthy for the digestive tract. Beets contain folate, manganese, potassium, copper, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamin C, B6, and iron.
Eating a high amount of cruciferous vegetables like Cauliflower has been associated with a lower risk of cancer; namely lung and colon cancer. The sulfur-containing compounds that give cruciferous vegetables their bitter taste are also what give them their cancer-fighting power.Cauliflower contains antioxidants that help prevent cellular mutations and reduce oxidative stress from free radicals.

Vegetarian rice noodles with green curry

August 25, 2015
Vegetarian Rice Noodles with Green Curry
Serves 4 people
Prep time
25m
Cook Time
20m

I had all different vegetables in my produce drawer and I was lost as to what should my meatless Monday night dinner be? Summer can be such an exciting time in the kitchen, without spending too much of it laboring over the stove.

Green and red peppers, Zucchini, green beans,Tofu and scallions. I had everything but no new ideas! I definitely did NOT want to do another stir fry. My pantry had flat rice noodles and coconut milk. I decided use my green curry paste and noodles together instead of the same boring Thai vegetable curry with rice. And the end product was much tastier than takeout thai food. Of course, you can use what ever fresh vegetables you have available, it’s a pretty forgiving dish. I dressed the finished noodles with halved cherry tomatoes, cilantro and scallions.

Salmon tacos

August 12, 2015
Cuisine
Course
Serves 6 people
Equipment
food processor
Prep time
30m
Cook Time
30m

Eating Salmon week after week puts the pressure of coming up with new recipe ideas while trying to keep it simple but flavorful. Wild king salmon is so mouthwateringly delectable that very little is needed to enhance the wholesomeness of this meal.

I had cilantro from my csa share and I made a simple aioli blending it with greek yogurt, garlic, fresh lemon juice, sriracha chile sauce and sea salt.

I made a salsa with my tomatoes, onions, corn, Jalepenos, cilantro and sea salt.

I put all of it together on my GF corn tortillas and my brand new salmon tacos were ready!