Jo’s Indian Spiced Comfort Ground Beef

Sweet husband of mine made this fabulous dish for me. He had it waiting with the most perfectly baked Yucca, and had the perfect wine to pair, thanks Eric! I am truly lucky in every way. I was so smitten with these tastes that you, too, should be able to enjoy such a perfect combination of Indian spice blends…in a non-traditional Indian dish. Make it in advance and wow your family and friends. Ingredients: 3 lb. grassed beef, we buy ours from Date Creek Ranch (thank you!) 3 Tbsp Ghee 2 Inches of Ginger (peel) 4 Large Onions 2 Cinnamon … Continue reading Jo’s Indian Spiced Comfort Ground Beef

Cranberry Sauce

I have tasted many cranberry sauces and most of them are delicious, but usually too sweet for our taste. Try ours, you’ll be sure to like the well balanced tastes and it partners well with a variety of proteins aside from Turkey. Our recipe will yield 4 jars of sauce. We always make extra as it’s great to have around. The antioxidants and health benefits of cranberries are fabulous, and the palm sugar’s low glycemic index rating make this a superfood in our book. For reading more about the health benefits of cranberries, visit The Cranberry Institute. Ingredients: 4 – … Continue reading Cranberry Sauce

Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls

It’s about time that we share our fresh spring rolls with you. Our favorite version is this one, clean, fresh and delicious, perfectly suitable for lunch or an appetizer. The beauty about making your own spring rolls is that you can pretty much chose any ingredients that you like and enjoy, as long as they are fresh. Celebrate fresh ingredients whenever you can! Here are our ingredients for our fresh rolls: get a package of rice paper for spring rolls (you will have a lot left over for next time) baby arugula basil (remove all large stems) mint (leaves only) … Continue reading Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Harvest Pomegranate Chutney

Thank you all for being patient – we have been burning the candle at both ends; thus the tardy post. I began my Yoga Teacher Training and you can follow my journal here. We made this chutney a few weeks ago in anticipation of fall, and have made it a few times since. It really is very easy to make and quite tasty. Some major qualities of this tasty fruit are: Antioxidant power house Helps to prevent Osteoarthritis Helps to promote heart health It’s known to lower blood pressure It has cancer fighting agents It’s great for your gum and … Continue reading Harvest Pomegranate Chutney

Pad Thai

  We love Thai food, it’s fresh and so delicious as it satisfying. We wanted to share a healthy version of Pad Thai with you and is quick and tastes authentic. We are going to show you our with shrimp, but you can use your favorite protein. This serves 4 – 6 people 2 – 3 lbs of shrimp 1 – 1/2 packages of rice noodles, chose your preferred thickness (one of our packages contain 14 oz of dry noodles) 2 whole eggs 2 tbsp fish sauce 1/2 cup of Tamarind sauce, make it fresh it will be better 6 … Continue reading Pad Thai

Sauteed Beef Kidneys

We haven’t posted any offal lately, but could not resist sharing this with you. We got our whole steer not to long ago from our favorite local ranch, Date Creek Ranch. Always make sure that you eat grass-fed, and know where your meat is coming from. Why should you eat kidney? Kidney is a good source of Protein, Vitamin C and Zinc, and a great source of Vitamin A, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic Acid, Iron, Phosphorus, Copper and Selenium. Here is what you will need and how to go about making it. Serves 4, unless … Continue reading Sauteed Beef Kidneys

Tom Kha Gai (Thai Coconut Soup)

We love Thai food and find it so complimentary to our beliefs and lifestyle. This is a staple in our house, which we love to eat for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Give this a whirl and let us know what you think. Ingredients for Soup 2 lbs of organic skinless chicken thigh meat, cubed; if you prefer you can substitute 1 lb of shrimp & 1 lb of scallops 1 can coconut milk 3 cups of fresh sliced mushrooms, white or brown, really your choice 1 – 3 tbsp fish sauce, start with one tbsp at a time and taste, … Continue reading Tom Kha Gai (Thai Coconut Soup)