Posts Tagged "sugar free"

Hawaiian Fried Rice

Posted by on Mar 29, 2014 in Grains (non breakfast), Recipes, Rice | Comments Off on Hawaiian Fried Rice

Hawaiian Fried Rice

1 lb chorizo, casing removed (optional) 1 medium onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, diced (about 1 cup) 1 large clove garlic, minced or crushed 1 TBSP coconut oil (not necessary to add oil if you’re using a meat product) 2 TBSP tamari 2 cups uncooked rice (cooked and then cooled if possible) 2 cans (14 ounces each) pineapple chunks 1/4 cup (about 2 oz) raisins 4 eggs, scrambled in a separate pan (can omit if including meat) Cook rice ahead of time (if possible) and let cool to room temp (or can refrigerate). In large saute pan (5 qt works well) on medium heat, saute the chorizo until cooked...

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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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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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Chiles Rellenos Casserole

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014 in Entrees, Mexican, Recipes | Comments Off on Chiles Rellenos Casserole

Chiles Rellenos Casserole

2 TBSP coconut oil 1 small onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced or crushed 8 New Mexican green chiles cut in half lengthwise, stems / seeds removed and discarded 8 oz Monterey Jack cheese, cut into strips High quality tortilla chips, crushed (I used blue chips this time) enough freshly grated cheddar cheese to cover top of casserole (2 – 3 oz) 2 eggs 1/2 cup milk 1/4 tsp pure salt Roast the peppers, let cool for a few minutes, and peel off their skin. Saute the onion and garlic in the oil until soft and lightly browned, about 5 – 7 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside. Lay...

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Cilantro Lime Rice

Posted by on Feb 9, 2014 in Grains (non breakfast), Mexican, Recipes, Rice | 1 comment

Cilantro Lime Rice

1 cup dry rice 1 & 1/2 cups water 1 TBSP butter 1/2 tsp pure salt 1/4 – 1/2 cup (to taste) chopped cilantro 2 TBSPs fresh lime juice 1 tsp lime zest Add rice, water, butter and salt to a small pot, bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook (according to package directions). Mix cilantro, lime juice and lime zest into cooked rice until well combined. _____________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~  If eating dairy free, simply use coconut oil instead of butter. ~  Season with additional salt at the table if needed. ~  This rice is great as a...

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