Sunday, January 31, 2016


I love my new food processor.  It makes recipes like this so easy to make.  
This tastes so good. Dangerous.

1 cup walnuts
Process in food processor.
1 cup pitted dates
1 tbsp maplesyrup
2 tbsp cocoa powder
Process until blended.
Place in a baking dish lined with parchment paper.  Cover and freeze for 2 hours or overnight.  Cut into squares, store in fridge.

Hide the Spinach Chocolate Smoothie

So good!
1 cup almond milk
1 frozen banana
3 organic pitted dates
1 1/2 tbsp. cocoa powder
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
pinch of sea salt
2 cups organic fresh baby spinach

Blend until smooth. Enjoy!

Monday, January 25, 2016

Potato Curry

Mouthwatering!  Very good.  I love the raisins.
4 medium potatoes
1 large onion
1 clove garlic
A 2 inch piece of ginger, peeled
2 tbsp coconut oil
1 tsp curry
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp cloves
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 ground coriander
1/2 ground cardamon
3 tbsp tomato paste
3 /4 cup raisins
1 cup green peas
2 1/2 cups water
Chopped cilantro for garnish

Boil potatoes whole for 5 minutes.   Drain and chop each into 6 pieces. Place in large saucepan.
Place onion, garlic and ginger into a foodprocessor and process until almost liquid.
In a skillet heat oil over medium heat.  Add onion mixture and cook for 2 minutes.  Stirring constantly. Add spices, and stir. Add the tomato paste and stir.  Add this mixture to the potatoes.   Stir.  Heat and stir then add raisins, peas and water.  Bring to a boil then turn down heat and simmer covered  for 1 hour.   Stirring occasionally.  
Serve hot, sprinkled with cilantro.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Sausage Patty

Perfect for brunch.  Very good.

1 7" white baguette
1/2 cup fresh parsley
1 garlic clove
1 14oz can pinto beans
2 tsp ground flaxseed
2 1/2 tbsp ketchup
1/2 small onion
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
4 tsp thick teriyaki sauce
1 tsp thyme
2 1/2 tsp flour
Coconut oil for frying

Place baguette in a food processor and process until you have coarse crumbs. Transfer to large bowl.
Process the parsley and garlic. Add beans and flaxseed.   Process only until roughly broken down.
Add ketchup and process for a few seconds. Scoop mixture into breadcrumbs and add rest of ingredients.   Mix together.
Form into 8 patties.   Refrigerate for at least an hour or up to 2 days before frying.  
Add a little oil in frying pan at medium heat. Cook until golden on both sides.  

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Peanut Butter Green Smoothie

This is the first time I added peanut butter to a smoothie. I love it!

1 cup almond milk
1 tbsp peanut butter
2 cups spinach
1 frozen banana
A few ice cubes


Saturday, January 2, 2016

Carrot Cake Smoothie

Oh my goodness thisis so good!!

Blend until smooth:
1 frozen banana
1/2 - 1 cup almond milk
1 organic carrot
1/4 cup oats
1 tbsp chia seed
1 tbsp coconut
1 tsp cinnamon
3 walnuts
2 medjool dates