Air Fryer Spicy Broccoli And Optional Tofu

sriracha sesame oil avocado oil soy sauce or salt cumin pepper garlic turmeric (lots and lots) Chop up the broccoli and mix in all the oils and seasonings. Mix well. Go pretty liberal with the turmeric. It’s good for you. It will stain everything in your kitchen yellow but it’s worth it. Actually, go pretty liberal with all the spices except the salt. Needs lots of oil. The broccoli soaks it up and turns it crispy. Everyone warns me about cooking at high temperature with sesame oil but I’ve never…

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Knockoff Vietnamese Lime Sauce for Vermicelli

Lime juice garlic sriracha mint ginger onion powder sugar soy sauce or salt water optional: avocado or sesame oil I have no idea what the watery sauce is called when you order the vermicelli noodle and vegetable dish at Vietnamese restaurants but I’m pretty sure it’s lime juice based so I tried to recreate it. I created something that’s actually not too bad and can be used in the same situations but doesn’t quite taste the same. If anyone has a link to a recipe for the real stuff I…

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Cucumber garlic dill with optional shrimp and mustard

cucumber salt lemon juice avocado oil garlic pepper fresh dill Followed this recipe loosely using my new spiralizer without the lemon zest of course and using avocado oil instead of olive. It was weird but I liked it. Then I added shrimp and some dill mustard the next day, left it overnight and took it to work for lunch. I was surprised by how well that worked out. The shrimp soaked up a lot of the flavors to make the whole thing milder. It was a little overpowering when it was just…

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Chicken, sausage, peppers and potatoes

Skin-on chicken. I used drumsticks. Peppers or other roastable vegetables. I used bell and poblano peppers and mushrooms. I should have also used a bag of radishes I had. Next time I will use just whole mushrooms and whole radishes since they are larger. Sausage. I used jimmy dean breakfast only because the store didn’t have Italian sausage. Potatoes Whole garlic cloves Oil Salt Pepper Italian seasoning Garlic powder? (I will leave this out next time) I sort of followed the recipe on this video and it turned out quite well. I…

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Curry with cheesesteak meat — Meh :(

Frozen cheesesteak meat Onions Bell peppers Fresh turmeric Fresh ginger Fresh garlic Powdered cumin Salt Avocado oil Canned coconut milk Tomato paste Fried up the fresh seasonings and onion. Added bell pepper a little later just before the frozen meat. Added cumin to taste. Added coconut milk after meat finished cooking. Then I added tomato paste to thicken it but I wish I hadn’t and just let it be a thin curry. I cut the ginger and turmeric too large. I should use a food processor or chop the hell…

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Black bean fritters

Can black beans Finely chopped green onions Cilantro? Garlic? Salt Other seasonings Flour Mix everything in food processor, form into balls or patties and fry. I didn’t cook these when I thought I would so the dough sat in the fridge for a few days before I fried them up. They look burnt when cooking because they are so black. I think I flipped them too soon because of that. My candy thermometer didn’t work so well in the oil probably because it wasn’t deep enough. They kind of fell…

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Chipotle chicken crock pot burrito dinner

Cubed chicken Lots of avocado oil Chipotle powder Salt Paprika Garlic? Onion powder Jar of Salsa Corn Bell peppers Can of black beans Cubed chicken in bottom of crock pot mixed with lots of seasonings and oil. Needs lots of oil if using skinless chicken. Layer on corn, peppers and beans. Pour salsa over top. More seasoning and oil. Will turn into a soup as it cooks. An hour or so before serving use two forks to shred chicken. Push each piece against the side of crock pot to keep…

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Glowing Scallops over broccoli

I took the flavor combination from this glowing lentil soup recipe: https://ohsheglows.com/2016/04/03/glowing-spiced-lentil-soup/ seasonings:turmericcuminoniongarliccinnamoncardamompepperlime juicecayenne or chili flakessalt (not much if you’re using seafood with this) Other:can of coconut milkcan of diced tomatoesBroccolired cabbagescallops or other protein like chicken, beef or beansAny roasted vegetable should do but I liked the idea of broccoli because it gets pretty dry and seems like it would soak up the soup.side of naan bread Combine seasonings with the coconut milk and diced tomatoes in a pot on the stove. Once it got simmering I added…

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Seafood Crockpot Stew

raw seafood (I had a pack of scallops and a bag of raw shrimp) Potato Bell Pepper lemon juice wine (I used Boyz II Men wine) 2 cans of clams (this is very optional. I probably would not have used it if I wasn’t trying to use up some old cans) Butter and lots of it (I used coconut oil to make it dairy-free) – probably about an entire stick of butter minced garlic cayenne pepper The seafood was all frozen so I just dumped it into the crockpot and…

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Egg-Free Krab Salad

Fake Crab celery onions (prefer both green and regular) cilantro coconut cream lemon and/or lime juice salt pepper I based this loosely on this recipe: https://nerdymamma.com/egg-free-crab-salad-stuffed-avocados/. Actually I guess it’s pretty close. I went with celery instead of my normal preference of bell pepper so that it would take more of a background. I used coconut cream powder instead of opening a can of coconut milk and scraping off the cream. I mixed the “mayo” together first and taste tested. I used a lot of lemon and lime juice and…

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Easy Crock Pot Teriyaki Beef Stew

Aldi Teriyaki Asian sauce (the only good store-bought teriyaki I’ve been able to find. Or you can use my teriyaki recipe.) Beef stew meat Sliced onions Broccoli (or other suitable vegetable) Oil or butter Sriracha (optional) Toss the meat, teriyaki, oil or butter, sriracha, and onions in the crockpot. Set on low for six to eight hours. In the last half hour, toss in the broccoli. Serve with rice, raw broccoli, and sriracha marinated broccoli. The sriracha is optional but I found that just a touch of it added a…

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Vegan Tempura (no eggs or milk)

1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/8 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt cold carbonated water as needed (plain water could be used I think but I haven’t tried it). I may try beer instead for beer-battered fish. avacodo oil (or any frying oil) Mix up the dry goods, then slowly add the water until you get the correct batter consistency. Use enough oil in the pan to nearly cover whatever it is you’re cooking. Remember to get the oil hot first. I found using two forks works…

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Philly Cheesesteak Bread Loaf

beef, cheese, onions, peppers and mushrooms baked into a fresh loaf roast beef shredded cheese (I used a mix of colby and mozzarella) bread dough onion mushrooms green pepper salt and seasonings I started by making dough with lots of garlic and onion using my breadmaking system. When the dough was almost ready I sliced up a couple onions, most of a carton of mushrooms and a bell pepper. I sauteed the vegetables with some salt and pepper until they were mostly caramelized. Then I sliced the roast beef into…

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Thai peanut sauce

Thai peanut sauce half jar of peanut butter (I have been using peanut butter powder and water) 1 can coconut milk (I have also successfully used coconut cream and more water) 1tbsp powdered ginger 1.5tsp soy sauce or 1tsp salt 1tsp garlic powder 1tsp onion powder optional: coriander, sriracha sauce, sugar (1 tbsp), lime juice, tahini, fish sauce Note that all my measurements are total guesses. I have never actually measured when doing this recipe so tread carefully. Dump the coconut milk in your bowl and add water and peanut butter.…

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Efficient and Flexible Breadmaker Dough

Efficient and Flexible Breadmaker Dough Make frybread/naan, hamburger/hotdog buns, dinner rolls and regular bread all from same streamlined system Preparation ingredients (per loaf): 1.1 cup water (a little more than a cup) 2 tablespoons sugar or honey 2 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons oil Breadmaking ingredients: Whatever seasonings you want (you’ll need a lot of seasoning). Mrs. Dash or a knockoff salt-free seasoning is wonderful. Minced garlic, rosemary, and finely chopped onion are all great options. For sweet breads like cinnamon-raisin bread you can add a few extra tablespoons of sugar…

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Teriyaki glaze

Teriyaki glaze Brown sugar Fresh ginger Fresh garlic Soy sauce Sriracha Pineapple juice? I know I said I wouldn’t use fresh ginger anymore but I think it was worth the effort here. My intent was to make a teriyaki paste that would stick to meat like my brown sugar garlic pepper mix does but at the last minute I added pineapple juice to make a regular teriyaki sauce. It didn’t take much. Next time I’ll leave that out. I took some chicken drumsticks, sliced slits in them and marinated in…

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Fruit and nut ginger balls

Fruit and nut ginger balls Apricots Dried berries Candied ginger Nuts (I used marcona almonds and peanuts) Coconut oil (warm so it’s liquid) Sesame seeds Water (tiny bit) Sugar? Cinnamon? Put everything in food processor except sesame seeds. Use only enough water to make it bind together, like a tablespoon. Roll into balls and dip in sesame seeds. The first batch I did with rice crispies but they went stale so will use sesame seeds next time.

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Chorizo coconut shepherds pie

Chorizo coconut shepherds pie potatoes (butter potatos or yukon gold) butter coconut milk pepper salt shredded or sliced cheese chorizo diced onions diced mushrooms diced bell pepper I made mashed potatoes with some really small potatoes to give it lots of extra skins. Used coconut milk instead of cream. I fried the onions, mushrooms and peppers for a while before adding the chorizo and cooking that through. Then I just put some of the meat mixture in the bottom of a small glasslock dish, topped with the potatoes and topped…

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Broccoli celery slaw

Broccoli celery slaw Broccoli Celery Green pepper Onion (not too much. Don’t overpower the other veggies. Chop small) Or radishes Onion powder? Garlic powder? Italian seasoning? Salt? This started because one day all I had for veggies was broccoli, celery, green pepper and onions. I just chopped it all up into a dry salsa and my roommate went crazy over it. So now we buy broccoli and celery more often. This last time we didn’t have any onions so I added some radishes at the same proportions as I would the…

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Beans with Bacon and sun dried tomato

Beans with Bacon and sun dried tomato Bacon Sun dried tomato Onion Beans Garlic Pepper Salt I cooked up some bacon to make sandwiches and in some of the leftover grease I fried up garlic and chopped onion. I had some sun dried tomatoes soaking in hot water which I added. Then the beans, salt and pepper. I scraped the pan and added some chopped bacon back in. I probably did too much bacon. Next time I’ll do more tomatoes since I wanted those to be the star of the…

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Cilantro Chutney / Spicy Yogurt Sauce

Cilantro Chutney / Spicy Yogurt Sauce Cilantro Green onions Fresh garlic Chipotle pepper from a can Lime and/or lemon juice Radish Salt Water plain yogurt Coriander? I blended all this together in a food processor. Went well with salmon. Tasted better after a couple hours in the fridge. I didn’t add corander but maybe next time. I almost used apple sauce instead of water but I tasted a small amount mixed together and it did not work. I mix this with yogurt to make a wonderful spicy ranch kind of thing.

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Not a Coffee Cake Dessert Coffee Cake

Not a Coffee Cake Dessert Coffee Cake This was a total disaster. The yeast didn’t work. Don’t try this at home. I’m only posting this so I can remember how not to make a sweet bread. 1/2 cup luke warm very strong coffee 1/2 cup orange juice with extra pulp 2.25 cups brown sugar 2.5 cups bread flour .75 cup oil .5 cup raw sugar 1 tbsp instant yeast 2 tsp salt 1.5 tsp pumpkin spice 1 tsp cinnamon 3 tbsp heavy cream powder 2 eggs caramel bits This was vaguely…

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Sundried tomato, pesto and goat cheese biscuit

Sundried tomato, pesto and goat cheese biscuit 4 cups crusteaz pancake mix 2 eggs 0.6 cup water Melted butter Flavors: Goat cheese Pesto Sun dried tomato Garlic powder Onion powder Followed the basics here, but left out the flavorings and instead used sun dried tomatoes that had been rehydrated in hot water, some pre-made pesto and some Aldi goat cheese. I mixed onion and garlic powder into the melted butter before dribbling onto the biscuits before and after baking. Baked for about 15 minutes at 400. I made sure to…

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