Here is an example of substitutions and making due. When this recipe calls for apple juice, and we hadn’t any, I found a bottle of Marinelli’s left over from some holiday or other! Bubbly apple juice but still apple juice, am I right?. Out of soy sauce? How about liquid amino’s? Those work almost the […]
Who loves Thai food? Me! I love the perfect balance of sweet, salty, spicy and sour, creating a umami hit. There is something magical about how the flavours of lime, ginger, coriander and coconut milk marry together. This Thai mince dish is based on my holidays many years ago in Thailand where […]
Meatballs, in the most basic sense, are made from ground meat that has been formed into dense, round shapes. The type of meat used can vary, from lean ground beef to fatty ground pork or veal. You can even use fish! When making meatballs, the meat is enhanced with moist breadcrumbs, flavored with herbs, spices or cheese, and then an egg is added as a binder to help hold the meat’s round form.
Thanks to their popularity and flexibility, you’ll see meatballs in various dishes — served as appetizers, added to pastas, mixed into soups or even skewered and grilled during outdoor picnics. Different countries have their own version of this tasty little dish. Morocco has its lamb meatballs, while Swedish cuisine is known for its Kottbullar, made popular by IKEA, although there are claims that the recipe actually came from Turkey, and is known as köfte.
It’s likely that you have your own time-tested method on how to make homemade meatballs, passed down to you through a family recipe. There ..
This is the vegan’s version of a barbecue sandwich. Layers upon layers of flavor and absolutely impossible to eat without making a mess. But you won’t care cuz it’s just that good. I tried a different technique with the tofu–slicing into 1/2 inch, marinating and then baking it. It got a little texture on the […]
These Caramelized Onion Fritters are a great appetizer or meal. Serve with sweet chili dipping sauce for an indulgent meal. Caramelized onions take everything to the next level, so using them to make fritters is a no-brainer! These Caramelized Onion Fritters are sweet and savory. They make an easy appetizer or meal. Aside from caramelizing the […]
This is my on-repeat-all-the-time summer salad. It hits all the right notes: it’s light, fresh, crispy and tangy, and so satisfying. When I was in university, there was this restaurant halfway between my house and school called Dr. Deli and the Salad Queen, and aside from slinging traditional deli sandwiches, they had an extensive […]
I think most people would agree that grocery shopping can be stressful and not enjoyable. Well not for this mumma, I have always liked going grocery shopping (I know weird huh!) Even more so now that I have studied health and nutrition. I really look forward to going to the farmers markets and shops to […]
This 30-Minute Chicken Stir-fry tossed in Peanut Sauce is quick and easy to make! Customize with whatever veggies you have on hand! Recipe is dairy-free. I love, LOVE peanut sauce. And thankfully it’s super easy to whip together and throw on chicken, tofu, veggies, whatever! Making it yourself is so much better than prepackaged bottled […]
Hidden Gluten Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye grains so avoiding these grains is necessary to live a gluten free life style. Removing the obviously glutenous foods like bread and cakes from the diet is pretty easy but there are many unsuspecting foods that have hidden gluten. Gluten intolerance is a […]
Ingredients 4 oz chunk white albacore tuna in water 2 TBSP mayo with avocado oil by primal kitchen 1 tsp soy sauce made from tamari 1 tsp sriracha 2 organic whole wheat wrap 5 oz matchstick carrot ½ avocado ½ cucumber, peeled, medium 0 Minutes 0 Servings 0 Calories Per Serving If you’re not a […]
This slightly spicy, crunchy, and hearty Thai peanut chicken salad recipe will get you through summer. It’s all there: the crunch, the slight bite of spicy peanut sauce complementing the cooling cucumber, the ingredient variety and complex combination of flavors and textures. This is one of those salads that just has it going ON. At […]