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Recipe: Gambas Al Ajillo

shrimp

Cook up this classic and simple Spanish dish to start fixing your own tapas at home! Ingredients: ½ lb of prawns, fresh or thawed (we used fifteen size large 26/30 shrimp) 2 TB olive oil or fat of choice 1/8 tsp spicy red chili flakes (more, less, or omit to taste) 1 to 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced – for large cloves cut in half lengthwise before slicing Spanish paprika 2 to 3 TB fresh… Read More

Recipe: Five Spice Wings

wings

These tasty wings are perfect for a game night or a get together! Type of dish: Dinner Equipment: Baking tray Servings: Makes 1 serving Ingredients: 6 chicken wings 1 1/2 TB five spice powder –purchase ready made or blend your own 1 tsp chili powder (omit for autoimmune) 1 tsp salt Directions: Rinse and pat dry the wings. Place in a bowl and mix in the five spice powder, optional chili powder, and salt. Cover the… Read More

Recipe: Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

raspvin

Try making this restaurant favorite at home! Type of dish: Side Dish, Dressing, Salad Equipment: Blender Servings: Makes 6 to 8 servings Ingredients: 3 oz raspberries (about 15 berries) ¼ cup olive oil 1 ½ TB balsamic vinegar ¼ tsp dijon mustard or mustard powder 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves 8 cups mixed salad greens, such as arugula, spinach or lamb’s quarters, etc. ½ cup or more toasted and crumbled pecans or walnuts (or substitute… Read More

Recipe: Asparagus with Lemon and Almond

asparagus

A beautiful side dish with a small ingredient list that packs great flavor. Type of dish: Side Dish Equipment: Pot with steamer basket and lid, sauté pan Servings: Makes 4 servings. Ingredients: 2 to 2 1/2 pounds asparagus, washed, tough bottom parts broken off, and sliced into one-inch pieces 1 TB traditional fat of choice 5 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 1/2 cup almonds, sliced or roughly chopped juice of one lemon salt to taste… Read More

Recipe: Borscht

borscht

Beet soup can be served hot or chilled. It’s especially good served hot in cold weather, but serve this soup however you’d like! Type of dish: Side Dish, Soup Equipment: Soup pot, optional blender or immersion blender Servings: Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 yellow onion, chopped large 1 TB fat of choice 4 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed 4 cups peeled and chopped beets, 1 inch cubes (about 3 beets , but depends on the… Read More

Recipe: Beef Rendang

rendang

This is a simplified version of the Indonesian stew called rendang, using readily available ingredients. The prep time for this dish is quick, as this is a recipe that does not require browning the meat. Type of dish: Entree Equipment: Food processor or blender, large oven-safe pot Servings: Makes 2 to 4 servings Ingredients: 2 lbs. beef stew cubes 1 1/2 cups coconut milk 3 stalks lemongrass 6 shallots or 1 1/2 red onions, roughly chopped… Read More