At Home with a Furious Foodie

As of late I’ve been feeling a little spontaneous in the kitchen and before you I’ve provided a collection of the things I’ve whipped up…

My ultimate goal is to cook homemade dishes daily, by sourcing some of the freshest local ingredients to fuel not only my body, but nourish my spirit as well.

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Shaking it up & making it Smooth!

While trying to decide on what we’re having for super, I whipped up a couple of tasty treats…

Vanilla Bean Dream Shake –

  • vanilla ice cream
  • orange juice
  • hemp seeds
  • ground chia seeds
  • frozen chunks of papaya
  • frozen chunks of pineapple

Lean Green Machine Smoothie –

  • two cups of frozen spinach
  • frozen strawberries
  • one cup of peach Greek yogurt
  • frozen chunks of papaya
  • frozen chunks of pineapple
  • 100% pomegranate juice
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Keeping tonight’s dinner fairly low key…🌚🍽

Chickpeas with a Twist –

  • chickpeas
  • potatoes
  • onions
  • bay leaves
  • coconut milk
  • olive Oil
  • brown rice
  • A smidgen of secret herbs & spices

Oh and a few tortillas (because, I didn’t have any Nann)!

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Sourcing a few ingredients for lunch…
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I always feel like a new woman after having a bite to eat!🍽 Here’s to hoping that your lunch packs magical powers too!😉

Avocado Pasta –

Meat

  • 8 slices Bacon, crisp & crumbled cooked (optional)

Produce

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 (ripe) avocado
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes
  • 6 tbsp coriander
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 green onion
  • 1/2 (fresh) lime

Condiments

  • 1 tsp lime juice

Pasta & Grains

  • 8 oz rotini or bow tie pasta

Baking & Spices

  • 1 salt & pepper

Nuts & Seeds

  • 1/2 tsp cumin

Dairy

  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
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Told you that Caramel cakes are the ‘new’ Greek yogurt! 😋 — eating Caramel delight on a Sunday night.
Old Fashioned Caramel Cake –
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare 3 9-inch cake pans.
  3. Cream butter til fluffy and then add sugar and cream for about 8 more minutes.
  4. Add eggs, 1 at a time, and cream after each.
  5. Add flour and buttermilk, alternately, beginning and ending with flour.
  6. Add vanilla and beat well.
  7. Divide among pans and bake for 25-30 minutes until set.
  8. Turn out of pans onto cooling racks and allow to cool completely.
  9. Prepare Southern Caramel Icing as cakes are cooling then ice cake.
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The fixings…Quiche anyone?
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Brazing a few heirloom tomatoes as my side dish…
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Brunch was served and it was DELICIOUS!🍴 😉

Quintessentially Divine Quiche –

  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 cups of (light) cottage cheese
  • Heaps of broccoli (chopped)
  • Sharp cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • Lean Canadian bacon (diced)
  • A few pinches of salt & pepper

Bake for 45 minutes at 375 degrees in a nonstick pan.
Heirloom tomatoes sautéed in olive oil with a few pinches of salt & pepper…for garnish.

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You’re visualizing a tasty sensation in the works…trust me!
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Asiatic Fusion Bowl
(Vegetarian, Gluten free)

Produce

  • 1 1/2 cups carrots
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 tsp ginger
  • 3/4 cup green onions
  • 1 lime (wedges)
  • 2 Red bell peppers
  • 1 red cabbage (optional)
  • 1 red onion (small)

Canned Goods

  • 1 (15 oz) can (unsweetened) coconut milk

Condiments

  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter

Pasta & Grains

  • 1 1/2 cups jasmine rice or brown rice

Baking & Spices

  • 1 tsp salt

Oils & Vinegars

  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp sesame oil

Nuts & Seeds

  • 1 cup cashews (optional)

Liquids

  • 1 cup water (to thin)
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A lil’ something, something while we wait for things to simmer…⛱
Shake it Up –
  • frozen peaches
  • frozen strawberries
  • coconut milk
  • vanilla ice cream
  • a few splashes of 💯 cranberry juice⛱

Please let me know if you try these dishes and tell me how your taste buds reacted when the flavors fanned out over your tongue. ~Thanks!

 

 

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