Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Prosciutto wrapped asparagus

1 bushel of asparagus or frozen asparagus, I use Trader Joe's Frozen Asparagus
1 package of prosciutto, I use this brand: La Quercia Prosciutto Americano - Pre-Sliced
1-2 table spoons of avocado oil or olive oil
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste

Preheat the oven at 350 degrees
Cut the prosciutto in half
Wrap the half piece around 3-4 pieces of asparagus, place on baking sheet
Sprinkle the oil over the asparagus and prosciutto
Sprinkle Salt and Pepper
Place baking sheet in the oven for 30-45 minutes

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Pumpkin Chili-Recipe

1tsp of butter or coconut oil
1 onion, coarsely diced
2 cloves of minced garlic
4-6 mushrooms, sliced
1-2 sweet potatoes, chopped
1 carrot, chopped
1 pound of ground meat, browned
1 cup of broth
I can of pumpkin puree, or 1 ½ cup of homemade pumpkin puree
1 tsp cumin
1 tps garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
Salt and pepper to taste

1. Heat butter or oil in a pan, over medium heat.
2. In a skillet, heat the cooking fat over medium heat; add the garlic, mushrooms, onions and carrots. Once the carrots are soft remove mixture and place in crock pot.
4. Cook the ground meat to the skillet and brown the meat.

3. Place the mixture into the crockpot, add the broth, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and spices. Set the crock pot to low and cook for 8-10 hours. 

Monday, April 28, 2014

Slow Cooked Pineapple and Pork

3-5 of pound pork loin
2 cups of water
1 can of Pineapple Chunks

Instructions 1. Place pork loin in slow cooker and add 2 cups of water and cook for 12 hours on low in the crock pot.
2. After 12 hours of cooking, drain water out of the crockpot, the pork should just fall apart at this point. Shredded pork, add ½ the juice from the can of pineapple and cook for 8 hours on low and ¼ cup of water.
3. At 8 hours add the rest of the pineapple juice and chunks from the can to the slow cooker and ¼ cup of water for 8 hours.
4. Eat and enjoy

Monday, February 10, 2014

Eggplant Pizza (Paleo)

Olive Oil
Red Sauce
Pizza Toppings

1. Slice Eggplant flat round slices (1/4 inch thick) 2. Put slices into a mixing bowl and sprinkle water over the slices, place in microwave for 1:30 minutes
3. Lay paper towels out and place eggplant slices on the paper towels, and sprinkle each side with salt, let sit for 30 minutes. Rinse each side of the eggplant slice off with water and pat dry. This will help take some of the bitterness of the eggplant out.
4. Preheat the oven at 350, brush olive oil on each side of the eggplant, and sprinkle with salt
5. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until brown Remove from oven and add toppings, and bake for another 10-15 minutes.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

INGREDIENTS 8 oz. Thinly Sliced Roast Beef 8 Slices Provolone Cheese 2 Large Green Bell Peppers 1 Medium Sweet Onion 6 oz. Baby Bella Mushrooms 2 Tbs. Butter 2 Tbs. Olive Oil 1 Tbs. Garlic – Minced Salt and Pepper – to taste DIRECTIONS 1. Slice peppers in half lengthwise, remove ribs and seeds. 2. Slice onions and mushrooms. Saute over medium heat with butter, olive oil, minced garlic and a little salt and pepper. Saute until onions and mushroom are nice and caramelized. About 25-30 minutes 3. Preheat oven to 400* 4. Slice roast beef into thin strips and add to the onion/mushroom mixture. Allow to cook 5-10 minutes 5. Line the inside of each pepper with a slice of provolone cheese. 6. Fill each pepper with meat mixture until they are nearly overflowing. 7. Top each pepper with another slice of provolone cheese. 8. Bake for 15-20 minutes until the cheese on top is golden brown.

Sticky Drumsticks Recipe

SERVINGS 4 to 6 INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup honey 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped (minced garlic works too) 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled, finely chopped (ginger that is crushed as a spice works to) 12 chicken drumsticks 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds PREPARATION 1. Mix soy sauce, honey, garlic, and ginger in a resealable storage bag to blend. Add chicken, seal bag, and toss to coat with sauce. Refrigerate at least 1 hour but preferably overnight. 2. Position rack 8 to 10 inches from broiler and preheat broiler. 3. Line a large, heavy, rimmed baking sheet with heavy-duty foil. Transfer chicken and marinade to baking sheet and broil 25 minutes, turning occasionally and watching closely, or until chicken is cooked through and marinade glazes chicken. 4. Sprinkle chicken with sesame seeds and serve. NOTE: You can also just throw everything into the crock pot and let it cook on low for the day. The chicken is a little more moist than it is when cooked in the oven and not as crispy.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Stuffed Shells

1 box of pasta shells
2 eggs
32 ounces of Ricotta Cheese
16 ounces of Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
8 Ounces of grated Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons of dried parsley
1 tablespoon of ground pepper

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
In a large bowl, mix eggs, ricotta, half the mozzarella, half the Parmesan, parsley, salt and pepper until well combined.