Tag: easy prep

  • Garlicky-Herbed Zucchini Noodles

    Garlicky-Herbed Zucchini Noodles

    Buttery, sweet, caramelized, warm, flavorful… and yet equally, mellow and mild as a summer squash is. 🙂 🙂 🙂 (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…

  • Zappy Curry Turnips

    Zappy Curry Turnips

    Warm and zesty, quick and colorful… and designed to get you moving with full unwavering drive to what you KNOW you’re here to do! Ingredients: Prep time: 15 minutesYields: 2-4 servings Preparation: Yasmine’s notes: One bite of this, and I immediately, immediately felt two things— a *spark* of a kick from the tangy, airy lime…

  • Watery Papaya Blast Cereal

    Watery Papaya Blast Cereal

    Instant warmth, cooling, and waking you up all in one with a tasty fruity combination! Ingredients: Prep time: 5 minutesYields: 1 serving Preparation: Place everything together in a small bowl and eat! Yasmine’s notes: Hits you with a BLAST of rushing cool refreshment from the very water-dense papaya, blueberries, and mild hazelnut milk… yet at…

  • Airy-Yerba Cauliflower Rice

    Airy-Yerba Cauliflower Rice

    This riced cauliflower has some SERIOUS airy zap to it. o__O Try it, and see what I mean. Ingredients: Prep time: 10 minutesYields: 2 servings Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a large skillet or frying pan (non-stick preferrable) and sauté on medium-high heat for 7-10 minutes until the cauliflower rice is softened and all moisture…

  • 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…

  • Leafy Sabzi سبزی (Greens!)

    Leafy Sabzi سبزی (Greens!)

    Eating fresh sabzi/سبزی– a Farsi term that literally translates to ‘greens’ or ‘herbs’ in English– is a practice of simply eating rinsed, cut green vegetables as they are: in this case, fresh lettuces that are VERY easy to find around my current neck of the woods. Get yourself a pre-prepped blend of whatever sabzi is…

  • 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…

  • Warm Chai BBQ Spice Rub

    Warm Chai BBQ Spice Rub

    Perfect for a tomato-braised dish! Ingredients: Prep time: 5 minutesYields: approximately 3/4 cup of spice rub Preparation: Whisk together all of the ingredients in a small bowl and use as a rub of your choice. Yasmine’s notes: To test the NOT hot, but warm and inviting flavors of this spice rub, I suggest you try…

  • Strawberry Mango Agua Fresca Sorbet

    Strawberry Mango Agua Fresca Sorbet

    Bright, airy-tart and sweet; so refreshing and perfect for a warmer day. Ingredients: Special Equipment: high speed blender or food processor Prep time: 5 minutesYields: 2 servings Preparation: Yasmine’s notes: Optionally (depending on what is in season and available), you can switch out fresh strawberries for frozen, and frozen mango for fresh– just make sure…