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Balsamic Dressing INGREDIENTS: Balsamic vinegar fresh garlic...



Balsamic Dressing

INGREDIENTS:

  • Balsamic vinegar
  • fresh garlic (mashed or chopped)

METHOD:

This is a very simple reduction……

Pour vinegar into saucepan and add garlic.

Simmer on low until reduced and thickened.

This will keep in the fridge quite nicely and can be used on everything from salads to grilled veggies to chicken or fish. Goes great with the Tilapia with tomatoes and capers.

Enjoy!

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Pork Fried Rice INGREDIENTS: The recipe as is serves one, and...



Pork Fried Rice

INGREDIENTS:

The recipe as is serves one, and you can double it easily, but more than that tend to not fit in the pan well!

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (or coconut oil)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 small onion, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1 carrot, cut into 1/8-inch-thick matchsticks
  • ¾ cup sautéed kale (or spinach)
  • 1 ½ cups chilled cooked rice
  • 3 to 5 ounces roast pork tenderloin (from a 3- to 4-inch piece; opposite page), cut crosswise into 1/3-inch-thick slices and slices cut into 1/3-inch-wide strips
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sweetener (stevia, honey, splenda)
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh chile such as jalapeño, serrano, or Thai (including seeds)
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten (optional)

METHOD:

Heat oil in a wok or a deep 12-inch heavy nonstick skillet over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking.

Add garlic and ginger and stir-fry until golden, about 1 minute. Add onion and stir-fry until lightly browned, about 2 minutes. Add carrot and kale and stir-fry 2 minutes.

Add rice and pork and stir-fry 1 minute.

Stir together lime juice, soy sauce, sweetener, and chile until sweetener is dissolved. Add soy mixture to wok, then add scallions and 1 tablespoon cilantro and stir-fry 1 minute.

Push everything to one side and crack the egg in the open part of the pan. Scramble the egg on it’s own until it is fully cooked before you mix it in with everything else or else it won’t ever cook.

Serve sprinkled with remaining tablespoon cilantro.

Enjoy!

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Mediterranean Chicken with Tomato Mango Salsa INGREDIENTS: 1...



Mediterranean Chicken with Tomato Mango Salsa

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 TBSP ground cumin
  • 1 TSP ground coriander
  • ½ TSP paprika
  • ¼ TSP g round red pepper
  • 1 TSP Splenda
  • Diced plum tomato
  • Diced mango
  • 1 TBSP fresh cilantro
  • 1 TSP lime juice
  • 4 - 4oz chicken breasts
  • 1 TBSP vegetable oil (sub for 1 TBSP Flax)

METHOD:

Toast in a pan on medium heat for 2 minutes first 4 spices.

For Salsa dice up tomato, mango, cilantro.

Note: It tastes better with more mango + tomato. So work your amounts in with this in mind.

Put into a bowl and mix in 1 TSP of the spice mix from the pan. Also add the lime juice.

Put the rest of the spice mixture in a ziploc bag and then put chicken breasts in and shake.

Pour vegetable oil in frying pan and cook chicken breasts on med-high heat until done.

Serve with couscous (or quinoa or rice) + top with fruit salsa.

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Carrot Curry INGREDIENTS: 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cups diced sweet...



Carrot Curry

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups diced sweet onion (about 1 med)
  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tbsp red curry paste
  • 4 cups low sodium veg or chicken broth
  • 2 cups carrots, diced (about 2 large carrots)
  • ½ bushel of cauliflower, chopped (optional)
  • 1 cup red split lentils
  • 1/3 cup cilantro, or more.. mm
  • ice burg lettuce, to serve

METHOD:

Heat oil in large sauce pan.
Add onion, garlic & ginger. Saute for 5 mins.
Stir in curry paste and 1 cup of prepared stock to blend.
Add carrots and reduce heat. Cover and cook until carrots are crisp (about 5 mins)
Add remaining stock, lentils and cauliflower. Bring to a boil.
Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

Enjoy!

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