Cauli-rice

Ingredients 1 large cauliflower 1/2 onion, diced coconut oil salt and pepper to taste Directions 1.  Wash cauliflower and remove stems.  Break into florets and place in food processor.  Pulse until it looks like rice.  (I used a hand powered food chopper) 2.  Heat large pan over medium high.  Add coconut oil and coat pan.  […]

How to sprout brown rice

Brown rice is a living grain.  It’s amazing to sprout and watch the roots grow.  Sprouted rice is more nutritious and is easier to digest.  Sprouting only works on brown rice.  The milling process for white rice removes the husk, germ and bran. Here’s how my mom taught me to sprout rice: 1.  Wash brown […]

Zucchini peanut sauce

Surprise, surprise, little girl does not like to eat most vegetables.  After some experimenting, I discovered she’ll eat them when they’re blended in smoothies or sauces.  Today, I made peanut sauce and added two zucchinis in the sauce.  Guess what, she ate zucchini’s in the sauce over sweet potato noodles aka dang myun 당면. Ingredients: […]

Paleo Bechamel Sauce

Paleo Bechamel Sauce Ingredients 4 T butter 1/4 c tapioca flour 3 c milk salt to taste pinch of freshly ground nutmeg Directions In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium low heat.  Stir in the flour until well blended.  Cook 1 minute.  Gradually whisk in the milk, stirring constantly until smooth.  Add salt […]

Paleo Naan Bread

I got into a habit of buying frozen naan bread from Trader Joe’s.  It was light and not super carby like most breads.  So I decided to make a paleo version of naan bread and found a 3 ingredient recipe.  I didn’t have coconut milk, so I used regular milk and found the batter too […]

Blueberry Jam

I found this recipe for blueberry jam from Against All Grain. Ingredients 3 cups frozen blueberries, thawed and crushed 1/2 cup honey 7 T fresh lemon juice 1 t lemon zest Direction Mix all ingredients together in medium saucepan and bring to boil.  Stir frequently and cook for 15-20 minutes, until it thickens.  Allow to […]

Steak Marinade

Ingredients 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup olive oil 1/3 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 2 garlic cloves, pressed freshly ground pepper Direction Combine and whisk together all ingredients in a small bowl.  Pour over meat.  Cover and marinade in the fridge for 6-8 hours.

BBQ Sauce

My favorite BBQ sauce used to be Sweet Ray’s, until I read the ingredients.  The first ingredient listed was high fructose corn syrup, which means that it was used in the greatest amount.  It also contained a preservative, so I decided I was going to try making my own sauce. Seriously, it is really easy […]

Homemade Sunflower Seed Butter

Ingredient 2 cups raw sunflower seeds   Directions 1.  Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.  Spread sunflower seeds on a cookie sheet and bake for 15 minutes until golden and fragrant. 2.  Place toasted sunflower seeds in a food processor and process for several minutes. 3.  Scrape down sides and process for few more minutes. […]

4 Paleo Bread Recipes

Paleo Bread (adapted from Elanas Pantry) This recipe was pretty easy, and I simplified some of the steps so I would not have as many dishes to clean up afterward.  I would make this again. Ingredients 2 c almond meal 2 T coconut flour 1/4 c flaxseed meal 1/4 t sea salt 1/2 t baking […]