Posts Tagged "grain free"

Sweet Potato Mash

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Potatoes, Recipes, Vegetables | Comments Off on Sweet Potato Mash

about 3 pounds sweet potatoes 1/4 cup whole milk or cream 2 TBSPs butter 2 TBSPs pure maple syrup 1/4 tsp pure salt sprinkle of cinnamon (to taste) Bake the potatoes as you would if you were making baked potatoes (wash, prick with fork, and bake for 45 – 60 minutes at 400 degrees). When done, remove from oven and let cool off enough to handle. Meanwhile, add the remaining ingredients to a bowl large enough to eventually hold the potatoes. Peel off and discard the potato skin (simply pull it off with your fingers – it will be a little “baggy” after the potatoes have...

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Chicken Cacciatori

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Chicken, Entrees, Recipes, Red Sauces | Comments Off on Chicken Cacciatori

Chicken Cacciatori

1 chicken cut into parts (legs, thighs, breasts, wings) chicken-herb-rub to coat chicken (or simply use salt & pepper) 3 tablespoons butter, ghee, or coconut oil 1 large bell pepper (any color), chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 3/4 cup dry white wine (optional) 1 (28-ounce) package diced tomatoes with juice 3/4 cup chicken broth (increase to 1 & 1/4 cups if omitting wine) 1/4 cup chopped kalamata olives (or 3 tablespoons drained capers) 1 & 1/2 tsps dried oregano 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil leaves, divided...

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Chocolate Mousse

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in Recipes, Sweets | Comments Off on Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse

6 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped or broken in pieces 4 TBSP butter 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 2 TBSP strong coffee (brewed) —OR— 4 tsps light rum or brandy 4 large eggs, separated 2 TBSP natural sugar 1/2 cup heavy cream Melt chocolate in a double boiler (or simulated double boiler – see below). Whisk butter into melted chocolate, 1 TBSP at a time. Stir in salt, vanilla and coffee (or rum/brandy) until completely incorporated. Whisk in yolks one at a time, making sure that each is fully incorporated before adding the next. Set chocolate mixture aside. Stir...

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Taco Meat Seasoning

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in Condiments, etc..., Entrees, Mexican, Recipes, Seasonings | 1 comment

Taco Meat Seasoning

4 TBSP chili powder 2 TBSP ground cumin 4 tsps black pepper 3 tsps pure salt 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes 1 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp paprika Combine all ingredients and store in a sealed container. _____________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~  This is a great mix to keep on hand.  Simply saute ground beef with a few teaspoons of this seasoning mix, and lay out a spread of shredded cheese, lettuce, diced tomato, guacamole, salsa, sour cream, rice if you’d like, and you’re ready for a mexican feast...

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Mustard Rosemary Lamb Chops

Posted by on Jan 29, 2014 in Entrees, Lamb, Recipes | Comments Off on Mustard Rosemary Lamb Chops

Mustard Rosemary Lamb Chops

2 TBSP coconut oil, melted 2 TBSP Dijon mustard 2 cloves garlic, crushed 4 tsps dried rosemary 1 tsp pure salt 2 tsps black pepper 8 lamb loin or rib chops Blend first six ingredients (AKA mustard-rosemary-garlic-paste)  in a small food processor. Generously rub paste into chops (both sides) and let sit at room temperature for 1 hour. Broil under broiler for 5 mins on each side or pan fry stove top for a similar time period. _____________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~  I tend to do this stove top and after cooking, cover the pan and let sit for an...

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