Bolitas de Platano Maduro con Tocino (Plantian Balls)

Oh my Goodness…those are the words that describe these amazing little guys.  I came home from the gym the other night and the house smelled incredible, different, but yet familiar. I smelled Colombian food, but really could not place it. You will have to make this to really get the flavors to explode. Henry had…

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Recipe Index

Hello Nutty Kitchen fans and friends! We’ve been sharing and serving up tasty dishes for well over a year now, and have been meaning to make things a lot easier for you to find. Many of you have provided us with amazing comments and suggestions we thank you for that. Please keep your comments and…

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Pan Roasted Purple Sweet Potatoes

We love sweet potatoes, as you know. We make lots of great dishes with them, including a delicious Filipino dish called Ube, but today we are going to share a new way to enjoy these ultra delicious potatoes.  We like eating these before or after a long or high intensity workout.  Along with Taro, Green…

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Cooking with Apples Series: Gala Red Cabbage

Cooking with apples adds interesting flavor and texture and is an amazing addition to dishes especially for pork, poultry and fish. This is my mom’s goody – but oldie. It’s best if you use tart apples such as Gala, Fuji, Granny Smith apples unless you want to make something very sweet and more pulpy. The…

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Fabulous Austrian Wine

As you know per our first post about our vacation, we landed in Vienna and drove about an hour West to the Wachau, where my parents live. From there we explored several of the wonderful many ancient and Medieval ruins lacing the high mountains shooting up from the Danube river. One of my favorite ruins that I…

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Nutty Kitchen is on Vacation

So much has happened for us, Jo took a new job, family was visiting, clients, … and then a planned vacation to her home country in Austria for her dad’s 70th birthday among other family things.  Upon arrival and for her dad’s birthday, we had grass fed steaks, various salads, and great wines from the…

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Rockfish Ceviche

We went on this awesome hike early this morning, Tom’s Thumb, took another “new” way down, was not a good idea in hindsight; we took Gardener’s Wall down. Oh boy…LOL We were hungry, but wanted something light and fabulous, because it is getting hot out, so Henry whipped up some amazing ceviche. Check it out…

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Platanos Maduros Caldenses – Colombian Sweet Plantains

This is a modified version of a very typical dish from the Caldas region of Colombia.  This may seem like a dessert, but it is always served as a side dish and usually accompanied  by rice and meat.  We were feeling a little homesick and had to indulge; yet, still managed to make this dish in…

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Happy Birthday Henry!

It was a big week last week, among many things, most importantly it was Henry’s 40th birthday. He has never looked better, since we have switched  to a Primal/Paleo way of life about 2 years ago. He has gotten so much stronger, his workouts are amazing – thanks to many including Robb Wolf, Martin Berkhan,…

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LGL’s Kiwi-Coast Mussels

Ladies and Gents: this is such an easy and ultra delicious dish that one of our dear friends shared with us while visiting…it is a must try. LGL told us that he learned this dish while traveling around New Zealand’s South Island coastline. According to him, locals boasted a vast array of healthy and delicious…

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