Posts by Kristie

Whole Grain Waffles

Posted by on Jan 22, 2012 in Recipies | Comments Off on Whole Grain Waffles

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups kefir (or ½ yogurt & ½ milk, or use all buttermilk)
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1 1/3 cup whole grain flower mixture (spelt, barley, oat groat, kamut, quinoa, millit, brown rice, etc)
  • 1/4 cup ground flax, cornmeal, or toasted wheat germ
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 2 TBSP raw honey, agave, or maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp applesauce or oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Instructions:

Mix kefir, eggs, sweetener, applesauce (or oil), & vanilla in a medium bowl. Whisk flour, oats, casino online flax, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl.  Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients; mix with a rubber spatula just until moistened.  You can let this sit for as long as you”d like. You can even have it sit overnight in your fridge. Add the baking powder & baking soda just before you are ready to cook & mix well. Coat a waffle iron with coconut oil, butter, or cooking spray.

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Quinoa Chili

Posted by on Jan 21, 2012 in Recipies | Comments Off on Quinoa Chili

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups dry beans, soaked and cooked (I like kidney or black)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 zucchini, shredded
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • 2/3 cup quinoa (ideally soaked overnight in 2/3 cup water 3/4 online casinos tbsp. lemon juice or kefir)
  • 1 can tomato sauce (8oz)
  • 2 cups tomatoes, diced (or canned stewed tomatoes)
  • 2 cups water

Instructions:

Sauté onions in olive oil until translucent. Add green peppers, garlic, and zucchini and sauté until tender. Add garlic, salt, and spices. Add quinoa, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, and water. Simmer for 20 minutes. Add beans and simmer for 15 more minutes. Serve topped with cheese.

Recipe was adjusted from Feed your Family.

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Veggie Topped Pasta

Posted by on Jan 19, 2012 in Recipies | Comments Off on Veggie Topped Pasta

Ingredients:

  • 4 C. cooked whole grain pasta
  • 3 C. Veggies of choice (broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini, yellow squash, sweet peppers, snap peas etc).
  • ½ large onion
  • 2-3 cloves garlic – minced
  • 2 tsp dill
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil or olive oil

Instructions:

Heat oil in skillet I will shortly be delivering a number of keynote forums in the UK to discuss the place of Chinese best-horoscope.com in the modern online casino world. over medium heat. Add all vegetables, spices, & salt. Stir to combine. Cover & let cook (stirring occasionally) until vegetables are as soft as you want them (we like ours pretty crunchy). Serve over pasta with parmesan cheese.

 

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Black Bean Salad

Posted by on Jan 18, 2012 in Recipies | Comments Off on Black Bean Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 pressed garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder (or cumin)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups black beans, cooked
  • 1 cup corn
  • ½ cup cooked quinoa (any color)
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, finely diced
  • ¼ cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped (optional)
  • 1 avocado, sliced (optional)

Instructions:

Whisk together garlic, vinegar, oil, honey and spices to form a dressing. Combine all other ingredients, pour dressing over and toss. Serve alone, in lettuce wraps, in tacos, or as a side dish.

Recipe adapted from Taste is Trump.

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Weekly Shopping Trip

Posted by on Jan 18, 2012 in Meal Tips | Comments Off on Weekly Shopping Trip

Here is my dinner meal plan for the week, and the groceries I needed to buy to make them. I will post the recipes when we make the meals. I was pretty well stocked up on ingredients before I went to the store this week, so I didn’t need to buy a lot.

Dinner Plan:

  • Veggie Topped Pasta
  • Lettuce Wraps w/Raw Thai Nut Sauce from Raw Melissa
  • Whole Grain Waffles w/Green Smoothies
  • Black Bean Salad in Lettuce Wraps
  • Quinoa Chili w/Whole Grain Corn Bread
  • Leftovers
  • Dinner @ Sisters House

 Shopping List

  • Onion (1-2)
  • Mushrooms (16oz)
  • Zucchini (1-2)
  • Sweet red bell pepper (1)
  • Cilantro (1)
  • Oranges (8-10)
  • Broccoli (1-2)
  • Strawberries (1-3lbs)
  • Tomato sauce (8oz)
  • Water chestnuts (1 – 8oz)
  • Whole milk (for Kefir)
  • Olives (3)
  • Eggs

 

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