Saturday, October 15, 2016

Sticky Pomegranate Chicken Pieces

2 pounds chicken thigh pieces
1 cup coconut aminos
1/2 cup pomegranate juice
1/2 cup sugar

400 degrees
Cook last three ingredients in saucepan until dissolved. Pour evenly over chicken pieces. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes, turn pieces over and bake 45 minutes longer.


20 dried apricots
20 jarred jalepeno slices
7 bacon slices, cut into thirds
20 strong toothpicks

Wrap apricot and jalepeno in bacon slice. Poke with toothpick. Bake at 400 degrees for about 10 minutes.

Pumpkin Coconut Bars

Gingersnap cookies

Coconut oil

Press into bottom of baking dish. Bake 5 min at 375 degrees.

3/4 cup coconut milk
2 large eggs
2/3 cup coconut sugar
1 t cinnamon
1 t vanilla
1/2 t ground ginger
1/2 t salt
1 15-oz can pumpkin puree

Pour batter on top of crust. Bake for about 20 minutes. Cut into bars.

Salmon with Cucumber Cream Sauce and Carrot Salad

1 1/4 lb salmon
salt and pepper

Cook Salmon in skillet.


1/2 cup vegenaise
1 small garlic clove, grated
1 T lemon zest
1 T lemon juice
1 cucumber peeled and thinly sliced
salt and pepper


1/2 t cumin seeds
1/4 t ground tumeric
1 large carrot, shredded
1 1/2 T chopped cilantro
1 T lemon juice
1 T olive oil
salt and pepper

Saute` ingredients in skillet.

Swiss Chard And Poblano Tacos with Avocado Crema


1 ripe avocado
1 T lime juice
3/4 cup vegenaise
1 garlic clove, minced


2 T coconut oil
1 poblano chiles, cut into strips
2 bunches chard, cut into pieces
1 medium onion, sliced
sea salt
1 garlic clove, sliced
8 tortillas

1 batch Quick Citrus-Pickled Onion (below):

1/2 large red onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup lime juice
2 T orange juice
1/2 t dried oregano
sea salt

Root Vegetable Minestrone

1 medium onion, chopped
1 large carrot, chopped
2 T olive oil
1 t fennel seeds, crushed
2 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced
2 T tomato paste
1 large parsnip, peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces
1/2 large celery root, diced
2 medium golden beets, peeled and cut into pieces
1/2 t dried oregano
salt and pepper
4 cups chopped cabbage
1 28-oz can tomatoes
1 can cannellini beans
1 bunch kale
red pepper flakes

Braised Carrots with Za`atar

1 lb carrots cut on bias into 1 inch pieces
2 t olive oil
sea salt
1 t za`atar

Cook in saucepan.