Balsamic Glazed Steak Wraps

5 Jan

steak wrap

Recipe from Recipe by Photo

  • 1/2 -2 pounds thinly sliced steak cut into strips
  • Salt and peppet (to taste)
  • 3 tsp Worshestershire sauce
  • Steak seasoning
  • 1 tsp olive oil

For the veggie filling:

  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/2 zucchini
  • 5-6 green onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning

For the balsamic glaze sauce:

  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 tbsp finely minced shallots
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup beef broth

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Chicken Fajita Kabobs

27 Nov

fajita kabob recipe

Recipe adapted from Two Peas and Their Pod

For the Fajita Marinade:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

For the Kabobs:

  • 1 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 3/4 inch pieces
  • 1 red onion, cut into 3/4 inch pieces
  • 1 red pepper, cut into 3/4 inch pieces
  • 1 yellow pepper, cut into 3/4 inch pieces
  • 1 green pepper, cut into 3/4 inch pieces

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Wonton Soup

3 Nov

wonton soup recipe

Recipe adapted from Navy Wife Cook

Wonton Filling
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped Napa cabbage
  • Coarse salt
  • 1/2 lb shrimp meat, chopped
  • 2 scallions, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped, peeled fresh ginger 
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
Soup Ingredients
  • 24 rectangular or square wonton wrappers (3 1/2-by-3-inch)
  • prepared wonton filling (from above recipe)
  • 2 cans chicken broth (14.5 oz)
  • 4 cups water
  • Coarse salt
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced on the diagonal
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup bok choy, chopped

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Sausage Stuffed Pumpkin

26 Oct

stuffed pumpkin recipe

Recipe from Taste of Home

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 pound italian sausage
  • 4 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 2 medium pie pumpkins or 1 large pumpkin – make sure it will fit in your oven!
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

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The Perfect Steak

11 Oct

the perfect steak

Recipe from The Kitchn

  • One approximately 1-pound ribeye steak, 1 to 1 1/2 inches thick
  • Canola or vegetable oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

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Dairy Free Honey Lavender Ice Cream

28 Sep

dairy free honey lavendar ice cream

Recipe from Martha Stewart

  • ½ cup (125 mL) honey
  • 8 grams (1/4 cup) dried lavender, divided
  • 1½ cups (375 mL) coconut milk
  • 50 grams (1/4 cup) sugar
  • 1½ cups dairy free, coffee creamer, unflavored (I used Silk creamer)
  • pinch of salt
  • 5 egg yolks

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Beer Battered Zucchini Fries

19 Sep

zucchini fries

Recipe from The Brown Eyed Baker

  • 2 to 3 medium zucchini, cut into ½-inch-thick fries
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 cup beer
  • 2 quarts vegetable oil, for frying

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Watermelon Cake

13 Sep

watermelon cake

Seen on Pinterest

  • 1 small watermelon
  • 2 cups dairy free Cool Whip – defrosted
  • Fruit and/or nuts for decorating – I used strawberries and nectarines

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Chili

5 Sep

chili recipe

Recipe adapted from All Recipes

  • 2 pounds ground beef chuck
  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 3 (15 ounce) cans chili beans, drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chili beans in spicy sauce
  • 2 (28 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 green chile peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon bacon bits
  • 4 cubes beef bouillon
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce (e.g. Tabasco™)
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 (10.5 ounce) bag corn chips such as Fritos®
  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded soy cheese – I used Trader Joe’s brand

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Zucchini Potato Soup

28 Aug

Zucchini potato soup

Recipe adapted from My Recipes

  • 1 medium leek
  • 4 bacon slices
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 cups low-sodium fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 pound zucchini, sliced (about 3 small squash)
  • 1/2 pound small new potatoes, quartered
  • 3/4 cup soy milk
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

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