Basic Pimiento Cheese Recipe

Basic Pimiento Cheese Recipe

Basic Pimiento Cheese Recipe 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise 1 4-oz. jar diced pimiento, drained 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1- 2 teaspoons finely diced onion or shallot 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper 1 8-oz. block extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, finely shredded 1 8-oz. block cream cheese, shredded Mash together ingredients in a bowl. Serve with crackers or […]

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Toasted Pumpkin and Squash Seeds

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Don’t toss those pumpkin or squash seeds. Toast them for a tasty treat, or add to soups and salads. Great for fiber, prostate health and parasites. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Take rinsed pumpkin or squash seeds and blot dry with a dish towel. Put into a bowl and add olive or avocado oil to […]

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Chicken with Wine and Mushrooms

Chicken with Wine and Mushrooms

8 rinsed and patted dry chicken thighs and legs (my favorite) or 4 breasts Flour for dredging and thickening 1 medium onion, diced 1 red bell pepper, sliced and diced 4-6 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup sliced mushrooms, (I like shiitakes for their immune-bolstering effects and hearty flavor) Cooking oil 1 cup wine – your […]

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Butternunt Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

1 medium butternut squash 1 13,5 oz can of coconut milk 1 tbs butter Cooking oil 1 onion sliced thin 3-4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp ground coriander Salt and pepper to taste 4-5 cups of chicken or veggie broth Yogurt and cilantro for garnish Preheat oven to 375. Lightly pierce […]

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Apple Chutney

Apple Chutney

3 large tart cooking apples (such as green Granny Smith) peeled, cored, and chopped 1 small red or green bell pepper 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 tbs grated orange peel 1 tbs grated fresh ginger 1/2 tsp ground allspice Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan […]

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apple crisp

Apple Crisp

3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 stick butter, cold, cut into small cubes 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick-cooking) 3 pounds apples, such as Granny Smith, Gala, or Braeburn, peeled, cored, and cut into slices 2 tbs fresh lemon juice […]

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Napa Cabbage with Apples, Pomegranate and Radish Salad

3 tablespoons organic apple cider vinegar 4 tablespoons olive or avocado oil 1 teaspoon honey or agave 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard Salt and black pepper, to taste 1 small head Napa cabbage, sliced thin and chopped 3-4 radishes, thinly sliced, (a mandoline is great for this) ½ cup pomegranate seeds 2 apples, cored and thinly […]

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Stuffed Zucchini

Print Stuffed Zucchini Great luncheon or side dish. Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist Ingredients 4 medium zucchini save the overgrown, woody ones for compost ornaments. 1 – 1 ½ cup day-old breadcrumbs 1 small onion diced ½ cup diced red pepper 3-4 cloves garlic diced Olive oil Seasonings – salt pepper, dried thyme, marjoram, […]

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Green Beans with Garlic and Walnuts

Print Green Beans with Garlic and Walnuts My favorite way to have green beans. Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist Ingredients 2 cups fresh green beans cleaned – (stem tip snapped off) 3 garlic cloves minced ½ cup walnuts 2 tablespoons butter Olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Steam beans until tender but […]

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Greek Salad with Lemon and Oregano

Print Greek Salad with Lemon and Oregano Add chicken or shrimp for a full meal deal. Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist Ingredients 1 medium cucumber chopped into small cubes 1/2 green or red bell pepper chopped 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes halved 1/4 cup Kalamata olives 1/4 small red onion thinly sliced Juice […]

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Caprese Salad

Print Caprese Salad Simple and delicious! Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist Ingredients homegrown tomatoes sliced slices of fresh mozzarella to alternate with tomatoes fresh basil cut with a sharp knife into ribbons extra-virgin olive oil for drizzling balsamic vinegar reduction coarse salt and pepper Instructions Alternate the tomato slices and fresh mozzarella on a […]

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Herb Cheese and Butter

Print Herb Cheese and Butter Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist Ingredients 8 ounces cream cheese or butter at room temperature could also use goat or feta cheese 4-5 cloves of roasted garlic optional 2 scallions minced ½ teaspoon cracked black pepper 1 teaspoon chopped chives 2 teaspoons herb mix or fresh herbs of choice […]

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