Tag Archives: healthy

Lemongrass Ginger Steak Skewers
Ingredients S2 lbs flap steak.  You can also use skirt steak 4-5 peeled garlic cloves 1 stalk lemongrass 1″ fresh ginger 3 tbsp sesame oil 3 tbsp vinegar (rice/white/apple) 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp salt Instructions The flap steak is very thin, so simply cut it into 1.5″ strips and set in a bowl Continue Reading
Calamari Tacos
Ingredients: 1 lb calamari steak 1 tsp lemon juice 2 tsp olive oil 1 tsp Italian parsley 1 tbsp chopped garlic 1 tbsp shallots 1 inch minced ginger 1 tsp red pepper flakes (optional) Instructions: Wash calamari steaks.  Score them slightly in one direction and then slice them thin (1/4″ to 1/2″) In a bowl, Continue Reading
Vegan Asparagus Soup
You won’t miss the cream in this amazingly creamy vegan soup! Ingredients: 1-2 bunches asparagus 2 green onions 1 handful of fresh washed spinach 1/2 cup cashews 1 cup vegetable broth 2 sprigs fresh thyme salt & white pepper (or black) dash of white truffle oil Croutons: Whole grain bread cubed into 1/2″ pieces dash Continue Reading
TunaCado
Healthy and Delicious Tuna without mayo! Ingredients: 1 can premium tuna 1 ripe avocado 1 tbsp greek yogurt (or other) 1/2 can corn kernels or fresh cooked corn 1 finely diced celery stalk 1/2 tsp dried dill 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper Instructions: Strain tuna, set aside Strain corn, set Continue Reading
Horta are not just Dandelion Greens
Horta, or Greens, are a healthy staple in any Greek household.  Many people mistake “horta” for dandelion greens, but the truth is that there are dozens of different types of greens that Greeks use that fall into the “horta” category.  Horta are greens. These greens are simply boiled, cooled, and traditionally eaten topped with olive Continue Reading
Berry Spinach Blast
Don’t worry, it doesn’t taste like spinach.  It tastes like a guilty desert!  Refreshing, sweet, and full of flavor! Ingredients: 1/2 frozen banana 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 1/2 cup frozen strawberries 1 lb spinach 2 tbsp almond milk Instructions: You need a strong food processor or a blender like a Vitamix that allows you to Continue Reading
George’s Rosemary Balsamic Salmon
Ingredients: 2 salmon fillets ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 2 tsp anise seed 2 tbsp chopped rosemary 1 tsp paprika Juice of 1 lemon olive oil ½ cup white wine or water salt and pepper to taste Instructions: Marinade: Place salmon in a plate to marinate. Make slits in the salmon ½ way through the fillet. Continue Reading
Tomatillo Sauce / Blackened Tomatillo Salsa
Ingredients: 3 lbs tomatillos (shells removed) 1 poblano pepper 1 bell pepper 1 medium onion 4 cloves garlic 1 jalapeno pepper 2 tsp cumin 2 tsp oregano Pinch ground cloves Salt and pepper EVOO for blackened Instructions: For Regular: Parboil (partially cook) tomatillos, poblano pepper, bell pepper, onion. For Blackened: Under a Broiler, add oiled Continue Reading
Couscous with Pistachios
Ingredients: Couscous 1 tsp Cayenne pepper 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp Coriander 1 tsp fresh mint 1/4 cup Chopped pistachios raisins salt & pepper Instructions: Make couscous by adding cayenne, cinnamon, salt and pepper and steam per couscous instructions. Fluff couscous and add remaining ingredients. Mix well.
Mango Cilantro Chutney
Ingredients: 2 mangoes, peeled and diced ¼ cup finely chopped red onion 2 tbsp chopped cilantro 3 tbsp lime juice 3 tbsp orange juice Salt and freshly ground pepper Instructions: Combine the mangoes, onion, cilantro, lime juice, and orange juice in a bowl and gently mix. Season to taste with salt and pepper.