I just had a realization that these little Paleo/Plant-based meals could be tapas! And this one for sure. This little dish is way too elegant for a 1pm snack on a Wednesday, but I’m not complaining. Here’s how it’s done: There are three easy-to-make components of this dish ~ all of which you can make and store in your fridge until it’s all used up. … Continue reading Grilled Asparagus with Gribiche & Crispy Prosciutto.
Oh, this. This warming, comforting cauliflower rice pilaf is filling my house with the most fantastic and lovely smells. Its mouth-watering co-star is a Ginger-Soy pork chop, which will get its very own post shortly. I’M SO HUNGRY! I cannot wait for dinner. Here’s how it’s done… CAULIFLOWER RICE PILAF Melt two tablespoons butter or ghee in a Dutch oven. Butter has a major … Continue reading exotic cauliflower rice pilaf.
This is truly a soup for company, y’all. Although, I didn’t know I was going to have company yesterday when I made it. I merely made it because I wanted to get rid of this nasty Seasonal Affective Disorder that’s been lingering for days. But sometimes if you build it, it will come. If you make delicious food, people will come to your house for … Continue reading Curried Carrot Bisque.
This post is coming to you late because I‘m really behind on life. And stressed, and unfocused. Praying this will pass! Tuesday night‘s din din was MY kind of food ~ pasta!!! Only, made with Whole 30 compliant ingredients ~ YAHOO! I wanted to make Lidia’s famous Pasta Trio, but I figured only two kinds of “pasta” would do. Here’s what we ate: Sweet Potato … Continue reading Whole 30 Italian Night.
Here is a great new hot drink for your Whole 30 enjoyment! CHAI TEA Boil at least 2 cups water and drop in the following: cinnamon sticks cardomom pods allspice or cloves whole star anise pods I bought a chai mix at my local spice store, to make it easier and cheaper. You could even add black peppercorns, or black tea leaves. Steep the aromatics … Continue reading Chai Spiced Hot Apple Cider.
This is easy. And just an idea. It’s that yummy Cold Sesame Salad from a few days ago…https://pixyskansascity.com/2019/01/06/cold-sesame-salad-w-sunshine-sauce/ And the Spicy Thai Meatballs, heated up from the freezer…https://pixyskansascity.com/2019/01/06/spicy-thai-meatballs/ Some Bibb lettuce, crunchy red pepper, raw cashews, and some hot sauce. And you have some pretty yummy lettuce wraps! Okay, I’m getting weird. I’ve been posting too many recipes and I can’t write anything intelligent. Till … Continue reading Spicy Asian Lettuce Wraps.
Can you even SEE the salad for all that beautiful avocado? Man, what a photo hog. COLD SESAME SALAD W/SUNSHINE SAUCE (Sunshine Sauce is a Whole 30 recipe you can use instead of peanut sauce, but when I made it, I felt like it needed a little tweaking for my taste.) Here’s what I did: THE SUNSHINE SAUCE, PIXY STYLE In a blender, drop in … Continue reading Cold Sesame Salad w/Sunshine Sauce.
I wasn’t going to post my boring salad dinner tonight, but this dressing was so delicious that I just had to. Okay listen ~ this isn’t the prettiest picture but I wanted to post the evidence of a creamy, delicious, but VEGAN ranch dressing! Here’s the recipe: VEGAN RANCH DRESSING Drop the following in a blender: 1/4 cup coconut yogurt (yogurt made with coconut milk … Continue reading Vegan Ranch Dressing.
HEY, DON’T CALL ME FAT AND FRUITY! okay, maybe i am a little of both. there are worse things to be! in fact, i’m not as sad about my recent weight gain as i thought i’d be. i earned every single one of those pounds, by completely failing at the ever-popular KETO diet. everyone out there is just dropping weight like crazy on this KETO … Continue reading fat and fruity snacks.
i’m struggling to write this post because i feel like everyone is over it all at this point. am i right? i can’t even bring myself to cook anything, or even set foot in my kitchen for that matter. but everything turned out so yummy. how about you? my belly is huge, and i can’t stop snacking on leftovers, but i’m thrilled with the outcome … Continue reading thanksgiving afterglow.