Taste and see...

Jul. 23, 2020

Ingredients 

Shrimp

Cumin 

Chipotle 

Tomatillos 

Red onion 

Vinegar 

Oregano 

Sour cream 

Lime

Method 

Marinate cleaned shrimp in lime juice, salt, cumin 1 tsp, chipotle  powder  1 tsp, salt. Finely slice red onion  add vinegar  5 tbsp, salt and sugar 1 tsp and 5 tablespoon water. Roast 3 tomatillos, quartered,  with 1 clove garlic, cumin 1 tsp, chipotle 1/2 tsp and salt to taste.  Add to food processor and mince. Skewer the marinated shrimp,  brush liberally with olive oil and grill 2 minutes or so.  Heat corn tortillas on a skillet.  Set up taco bar .serve shrimp on a taco, top with salsa verde and marinated onion, oregano and sour cream. Enjoy. 

Jul. 6, 2020

Ingredients

1/2 a pineapple chopped or 2 cups forzen pineapple chunks

1.5 Cups hot water

2 cups plain yogurt

1/2 a lime juiced

honey to taste

pinch salt

Method

Blend together all ingredients. Serve chilled over ice. Makes 4 servings. Beat the dog days of summer with this refreshing drink.

Jun. 2, 2020

Mix together 2Tbs chia seeds, 1Tbsp cocoa powder, 1 oz. Sour cherry syrup and 8 oz milk ( soy, almond, oat or coconut milk could be used). Let sit in the fridge for an hour. Serve with chopped nuts or fresh berries. May sweeten with maple syrup or honey if desired. 

May. 10, 2020

Ingredients 

1 Lb ground lamb

2 cups chopped fresh vegetables

1 cup frozen peas

2 sprigs rosemary 

1 sprig mint

3 garlic cloves

1 small onion chopped 

1 cup crushed tomatoes 

16 sheets phyllo thawed 

Method 

Brown lamb in a hot skillet. Drain fat. Add onion and crushed garlic. After a couple of minutes add vegetables and herbs. Add 1 cup crushed tomatoes. 1/2 cup water. Salt and freshly ground pepper. Cook covered for 5 minutes until the vegetables are tender. Take out 16 sheets of phyllo.  Use one sheet per triangle.  Brush phyllo with olive oil. Fold in two lengthwise and brush with oil and fold in two again. Add 2 Tbsp of lamb filling on one corner of the phyllo strip and fold in triangles. Keep folding till the strip is completely folded over. Place on lined baking sheet. Repeat the steps with the remaining 15 sheets of phyllo one at a time. Bake at 425 for 20 minutes.  Flip it over after 10 minutes. 

Mar. 7, 2020

Ingredients 

1.5 cups plain kefir

1 banana 

5 strawberries 

1/4 cup blueberries 

2 tsp honey ( optional)

Method 

Blend together all ingredients. Makes 2 servings.