Strawberries with Goat cheese wrapped in Pancetta

What a lovely dish this is. I like to serve this as an appetizer with some crisp perfectly chilled white wine. You can prep this ahead of time and then roast/saute them in a hot pan. The Pancetta will provide you with just enough fat to get these guys perfectly browned each side. This is…

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Crab Cakes

We can never eat crab cakes because of the breading, but I love them. We haven’t eaten one in years, but recently, amazing Chef, Abbie accommodated me by making me gluten-free crab cakes. Thank you Chef Abbie! She has a wonderful restaurant in tucked away, but worthwhile to visit Cottonwood, AZ. We took a quick…

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Almond Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Have you ever wanted to bring something homemade to your friend’s house or a function, but decided not to because you thought it would take too long to make? Well now you’ll have a very easy, quick and super delicious recipe to whip up into a batch. Ingredients: 2 cups of almond meal 2 1/2…

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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…

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Zwetschkenknoedel Nutty Kitchen Style

YUMMM! That’s all we can say. I grew up eating these all the time, but they were made with flour. The end of summer is perfect for these as the European plums are in season and they have just the perfect ripeness and flavor. The original dumplings are made with dough from flour and are…

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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…

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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…

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Lemon Squares

We love these lemon squares from Elana’s Pantry, bu we did modify them quite a bit to suit our much less sweet palate and overall palate. Thank you Elana! This recipe yields about 48 squares For the crust you will need: 3 cups almond meal pinch of sea salt 4 tbsps coconut oil 1 tbsp…

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Coconut Flour Dusted Calamari

It’s almost summer her in Arizona, and we are looking for lighter, but satisfying lunches like this great tasting coconut flour dusted calamari. Server this with some of your favorite light white wine, we prefer Arizona Stronghold Tazi as a pairing. This is so easy to make and will make you and everyone happy! The…

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Cardamom Coconut Cream Custard

In the previous post we made these awesome macaroons, but ended up with 8 left over egg yolks, hmmmm…what to do? We decided to turn these great yolks into a custard that is very different in taste and ingredients from our previously posted Vanilla Custard. This is a powerhouse dessert or quick breakfast after your…

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