Tag: balanced

  • Garlicky-Herbed Zucchini Noodles

    Garlicky-Herbed Zucchini Noodles

    Buttery, sweet, caramelized, warm, flavorful… and yet equally, mellow and mild as a summer squash is. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ (I also thoroughly recommend with Basil Pine Nut and Red Onion Pesto and some additional red chile flakes of your choice.) Ingredients: Prep time: 10-15 minutesYields: 2 servings Preparation: Yasmine’s notes: As this was good, SO…

  • Basil Pine Nut and Red Onion Pesto

    Basil Pine Nut and Red Onion Pesto

    Heart healthy raw garlic and onions come together to balance airy-sharp pine nuts with lemon juice that pops, and leafy, wonderful basil. Also, smells LOVELY. Ingredients: Special equipment: high speed blender or food processor, air-tight container with lid Prep time: 5 minutesYields: 16 servings/2 cups of pesto (1 Tbsp per serving) Preparation: blend all ingredients…

  • Leftover Loaded Mustard-Green-Curry Steak Fajita Turnip Fries

    Leftover Loaded Mustard-Green-Curry Steak Fajita Turnip Fries

    Have any Mustard-Green-Curry Steak Fajita and *Robust* Brazil Nut Cream leftovers? Chop up a fresh turnip, bake or oven-fry it, and top those toppings on for a low-effort, fresh and delicious, pepper-buttery, healthy and FILLING meal! Ingredients: Special equipment: parchment paper, air-fryer (*** Note: you can use a conventional oven to bake the fries evenly…

  • Mustard-Green-Curry Steak Fajita Wraps with *Robust* Brazil Nut Cream

    Mustard-Green-Curry Steak Fajita Wraps with *Robust* Brazil Nut Cream

    Mustard greens and Thai green curry paste paired with steak: the union we never knew we needed. Add garlic, ginger, and bell pepper-infused *Robust* Brazil Nut Cream, and you have a wonderfully warming, fresh, and bold fajita wrap. Ingredients: Green Curry Chile Marinade and Steak Robust Brazil Nut Cream Mustard Green Fajita Wraps and Accompaniments…

  • Momo-Yaki (もも焼き)

    Momo-Yaki (もも焼き)

    A starchless, sucrose-free version of deliciously rich cabbage and pork pancakes— in Japanese terms, okonomiyaki (おε₯½γΏη„Όγ) … with peaches! Hence, “okonomi/おε₯½γΏ“– as you like it; “yaki/焼き”– grilled, meets “momo/γ‚‚γ‚‚“– peaches!! Paired with fat-busting fresh green onions, arugula, mint, blueberries and fiery spices, and you’ve got yourself a fresh and fatty, tasty balanced meal. Ingredients: Momo-Yaki…

  • Easy Sheet Pan Bacon and Brussels BLTs

    Easy Sheet Pan Bacon and Brussels BLTs

    These are SUPREMELY simple to make and such a tasty way to pack a unique, healthy twist on the classic BLT! Ingredients: Special equipment: Inactive prep time: 45 minutesActive prep time: 5 minutesYields: 2 servings Preparation: Yasmine’s notes: Not so long ago, I discovered that eating bacon together with Brussels sprouts is an absolutely delicious…

  • Make-Ahead Simple Chicken ‘Chill’-i Casserole

    Make-Ahead Simple Chicken ‘Chill’-i Casserole

    Simple to make with just a little planning ahead, this cruciferous-veg-packed chicken casserole gives you a calm chill to eat and a feeling of solid fullness. Ingredients: Chicken Casserole: Optional Simple Garlic Avocado Crema: Special equipment: Inactive prep time: 6 hours-overnight for marinating, 1 hour for bakingActive prep time: 10-15 minutesYields: 4 servings Preparation: .…

  • Leftover Refreshing Beef and Sweet Potato Cabbage Wraps

    Leftover Refreshing Beef and Sweet Potato Cabbage Wraps

    Simple, quick, and does the trick! (With extra-filling pre-frozen sweet potato chunks.) Ingredients Prep time: 10 minutesYields: 1-2 servings Preparation: Yasmine’s notes: I am a full proponent of using store-bought, pre-prepared, pre-frozen things whenever you can, as it helps save time to very quickly heat up in a pot or pan and GO. Feel free…

  • Refreshing Beef and Rutabaga Bowl

    Refreshing Beef and Rutabaga Bowl

    Oh, man… what can I SAY about this dish, everyone? That the secret ingredient of raspberries adds JUST the right depth to the deliciously zesty yet mild sauce? That once again, I’ve made a dish out of frikkin’ BEEF that genuinely feels refreshing to eat? (Where before I’d never dream that to be possible in…

  • Better Homes and Gardens-Inspired Paprika-Herb Seasoning

    Better Homes and Gardens-Inspired Paprika-Herb Seasoning

    Finding the original recipe courtesy Better Homes and Gardens, this fragrant paprika-spiced seasoning is worth keeping in stock! Ingredients: Special Equipment: high speed blender or food processor Prep time: 5 minutesYields: 2 Tbsp seasoning mix Preparation: grind all ingredients together in a high speed blender or food processor until fennel seeds are mostly powdery and…