One Delicious Recipe A Day…. Or Not

Mmmm:)

Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower

Since going Paleo we have been eating more veggies. Our favorite is roasted broccoli and sometimes we also add cauliflower. We have been eating them almost every night.

Ingredients:

Desired amount of broccoli

Desired amount of cauliflower

1-2 Tablespoons olive oil

2-3 cloves of garlic, minced

salt

pepper

Directions:

Put your cut broccoli and cauliflower in a bowl and drizzle it with olive oil, we have found that stirring helps coat the vegetables better. Then add minced garlic, salt, and pepper. Pour onto baking stone and bake at 400 degrees for about 15 minutes until they start to brown. Enjoy.

I have heard that lemon juice is good on the veggies too, but we haven’t tried it yet. Pictures to come 🙂

Advertisements
Leave a comment »

Pizza Crust

We made this pizza crust the other night and, even though it is still more fun to knead and roll out the gluten filled pizza dough, this was still fun. It was the best pizza dough recipe we have used yet. We changed this recipe a little from the original that we found from Taste Of Home. We made alfredo chicken pizza and barbecue chicken pizza (recipes for these pizzas to come)

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon active dry yeast

2/3 cup warm water

1/2 cup tapioca flour

1/2 tablespoon water (you might have to add more or less)

2 teaspoons xanthan gum

1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

1 teaspoon cider vinegar

1 teaspoon olive oil

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 to 1-1/3 cups brown rice flour

1/2 tablespoon honey

In a bowl dissolve yeast in warm water. Add all ingredients, but only add 2/3 cup of the brown rice flour (Save the rest for when you roll out your dough). Dough should be sticky.

Then roll your dough on a floured surface. Then transfer to your sprayed pizza pan. Build your edges to make a crust. Then cover and let rest for 10-20 minutes.

Bake at 425 for 10-12 minutes. Add your toppings and then cook until your pizza looks good (or your cheese is golden). Makes one 12″ pizza.

Leave a comment »

Orange Marmalade Chicken

Tonight for dinner we had orange marmalade chicken. It was a hit. We ate it before I could get a picture:)

Orange Marmalade Chicken

4 breasts chicken

2 Tablespoons cornstarch

1/4 cup water

 1/3 cup soy sauce

1/3 cup orange marmalade

1/2 cup water

1/4 cup honey

1 Tablespoon rice wine

2 Teaspoons ginger

3 Teaspoons garlic

Directions:

Cut chicken into little pieces. Then brown the chicken in a pan until they are done. Put aside.

In a small pot combine the 1/4 cup of water with the cornstarch. Then add the other ingredients. Bring the sauce to boil on medium heat. Boil until it thickens.

Coat the chicken with the sauce.

Serve with rice,and broccoli.

Leave a comment »

Gluten-Free Donuts

I have heard many people who are gluten-free say Dunkin Donuts is a horrible place. Who needs Dunkin Donuts though when you have this recipe? We have not made these yet, but are looking forward to having them.

Gluten-Free Donuts

1/4 cup sugar

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup organic butter*

1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1 egg

5 tablespoons coconut flour

1/2 cup powdered sugar or cocoa powder

* Use coconut oil instead and make them dairy free

Direction:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a glass baking dish.

In a medium bowl, cream sugar, salt, butter and vanilla extract together with an electric hand mixer. Add egg and mix thoroughly.

Sift in coconut flour and stir to combine. Let dough sit for one minute. Shape dough into 12 1-inch balls. Place evenly on baking dish and bake for 15 minutes, or until golden.

Let cool and roll in powdered sugar or cocoa powder. Makes about a dozen donuts.

Leave a comment »

Best Ganache/Mousse EVER!

This ganache is amazing on a spoon.

Ganache

1 15 oz can of coconut milk

2 cups of chocolate chips

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:

Put coconut milk in a small pot and heat until it starts to steam.

Coconut Milk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then pour over chocolate chips.

Chocolate Chips

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stir for 2-3 minutes. It takes a few stirs to see chocolate.

Ganache

 

 

 

 

 

 

The ganache should thicken slightly, and should look glossy. Put in refrigerator until it becomes firm.

Ganache

4 Comments »

Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons

6 egg whites

ÂĽ teaspoon salt

½ cup agave nectar

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

3 ½ cups unsweetened shredded coconut

Directions:

In a mixing bowl whisk egg whites and salt until stiff.

Fold in agave, vanilla and coconut.

Drop batter onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet, one rounded tablespoonful at a time

Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes, until lightly browned

Dip  in chocolate for chocolate macaroons.

Makes 48 macaroons

Leave a comment »

Coconut Ice Cream

This is a great dairy free option. We have not made this exact recipe yet, but it sounds great!  Can’t wait to try it.

Ingredients:

4 cups coconut milk

1/2 – 3/4 cup agave

3/4 cup cocoa powder

1 Tbsp arrowroot (or cornstarch)

1 tsp vanilla

3/4 cup chocolate chips

Directions

1. Add coconut milk, agave, cocoa powder, arrowroot, vanilla. Mix well.

2. Add mixture to ice cream maker and process following manufacturer’s instructions.

3. When mixture starts to thicken, chocolate chips and any other toppings.

1 Comment »

Whole Living Solutions

A place where balancing life, learning together, loving unconditionally, good nutrition, and integrative health become a reality.

The 6 Having Fun

6 Kids Having Fun!

Awesome Ideas For Life

This WordPress.com site is the bee's knees

serendipitoussecrets

Just another WordPress.com site

%d bloggers like this: