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Homemade Cajun Stewed Tomatoes - Cooking Louisiana. Homemade Cajun Stewed Tomatoes are delicious since we make them with fresh homegrown tomatoes (the most tasty tomato there is). I guess you could do this with store-bought tomatoes but I don't see the point if you're looking for maximum tomato flavor. I say that because most store-bought tomatoes have little real tomato flavor. 12 lg. ripe homegrown tomatoes 1 lg. onion chopped 1/2 bell pepper chopped 2 stalks celery chopped 2 cloves garlic chopped 1/2 cup green onions 2 bay leaves 1 tsp. salt 1 tbs. sugar 1/4 tsp. black pepper 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 2 tbs. butter or margarine water to boil tomatoes (to remove skin) Put the water to boil.

Note: you can do a few tomatoes at a time so you don't really need a pot big enough to hold all of the tomatoes. Make a small "X" at the bottom of each tomato then cut out the core. Sauté all the chopped vegetables in butter until just clear. Let cool and freeze in quart zipper-lock bags. Here's a few creole recipes with tomatoes. Low Carb Cauliflower Leek Soup Recipe. Quick and easy air-fried broccoli | Big City Mama. So I’m still having all kids of fun with my Philips Digital Airfyer — it’s quickly become one of my favourite kitchen appliances. I can’t stop won’t stop air-frying all the things.

While making a Gordon Ramsay recipe not that long ago, I was inspired to come up with an air-fried broccoli recipe of my own. Because I don’t know why, but I just can’t get enough of that roasted broccoli burp taste. I’m a weirdo, I know. I made mine straight up with just a dash of sea salt, but I think that any one of the variations below would provide some serious flava-flave to your meals. Air-fried broccoli 1 bunch of broccoli1 tbsp olive oil Preheat AirFryer to 190 (or not, it’s all good, but might add a couple minutes to the cooking time). Variations Prepare as above and then toss with: Honey balsamic – Mix 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar with 1 tbsp honey.Lemon garlic – Add 1-2 chopped garlic clove(s) to broccoli before frying. Like this: Like Loading... Bite-Sized Eggplant Parmesan. I have found that the eggplant is an underappreciated vegetable.

Many people just don’t know what to do with it and find it mushy and without flavor. I’m here to defend the eggplant and introduce you to a bite-size option that will have all of your friends raving about a new party favorite. Eggplant Parmesan has long been a standard option when faced with the question of what to do with eggplant. But it’s honestly, a lot of eggplant. Peel the thick skin of the eggplant with a Vegetable Peeler and then cub using a prep knife, like the Vegetable Knife (which just happens to be my favorite knife in the kitchen). I prefer to always salt the eggplant before actually putting it into a recipe.

A little tip for the dredging stations – make sure you have a towel nearby to constantly clean your fingers. These bite-sized appetizers came out of the oven smelling fantastic and, when put onto a platter with a bowl of marinara sauce for dipping, you have a perfect easy hors d’oeuvre. Print Recipe. Easy BLT Dip. Bacon makes everything better. At least that’s our opinion. There’s something about the smell, the crunch and of course, the taste. That said, I’m not a huge fan of a BLT sandwich. I’m not sure why, but it’s just not my thing. So, how do you get that BLT flavor in something other than a sandwich? How about in a dip? Bring this easy BLT Dip recipe to any party and you’ll be a hit, mainly because you walked into the room with two pounds of crumbled bacon. It doesn’t get much easier then prepping this dip. To prevent too much liquid from the tomatoes getting into the dip and making it runny, completely seed the tomatoes.

I took an added step of placing a paper towel over the chopped tomatoes to capture the excess liquid. I used the Turning Fork to flip the bacon strips, which I cooked up in the 12″ Gourmet Fry Pan. Once everything was combined, I placed the BLT Dip into the refrigerator for a few hours for the flavors to blend. This recipe is super easy to make. Print Recipe Ingredients. Low Carb FatHead Crackers - Ditch The Carbs. This page may contain affiliate links. Any commissions earned will help my website to remain free forever. (Full disclosure). The best low carb cracker has just been invented – The Holy Grail of pizza has now become a cracker – fathead crackers.

Grain free, crisp, cheesey heaven. Anyone who has been reading my website for a while will have already tried my FatHead pizza, and know it is hands down the number one downloaded recipe from the entire site. Fathead pizza has now become a family favourite for so many of you, some reporting you make it every week. Watch my new video to see how to make Fat Head pizza base. Many have also reported serving it to family members who are not low carb but they actually preferred it over regular pizza.

Update – FatHead pizza is originally attributed to Tom Naughton who has been alerted to these new FatHead crackers. Follow his blog and watch FatHead the film. There are my wheat free crackers, but they take a little longer to make. Here are a few options. Low Carb FatHead Crackers - Ditch The Carbs. Healthy Recipe: Deviled Eggs with Greek Yogurt - Fitbit Blog. Recipe by Charity Ferreira | Photo by Erin Kunkel From bunny hops to baby showers, derby days to backyard brunches, it just isn’t a party without deviled eggs.

This lighter, brighter version borrows that tang from Greek yogurt and gorgeous fresh herbs. To make hard cooked eggs easier to shell, let them chill in a bowl of ice water before peeling. 6 large eggs¼ cup (2 oz/60 g) plain, low-fat Greek yogurt1 tablespoon roughly chopped capers1 teaspoon Dijon mustard1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon, dill, or chives, or a combinationSalt and freshly ground pepper Put the eggs in a saucepan and add enough cold water to cover by a couple of inches. Gently extract the yolks from the whites. Place the egg white halves on a large serving plate. Makes 12 halves; 6 servings Nutrition Facts (per serving) Four Favorite Kale Recipes, Featuring Chicken Soup! - FitStar - Inspiring people to live healthier lives.

Super foods come in all colors, but one of our favorites is green; kale is a leafy green that has been touted as one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. With less than 40 calories per cup (cooked), kale packs a super healthy punch; it’s a great source for fiber, calcium and iron as well as vitamins K, A and C. Like other cruciferous veggies, kale is also considered a “cancer fighting” vegetable – and you can cook it in so many different ways it’s krazy. Okay, just crazy. But we love making smoothies with kale, or chips, or this delicious soba noodle bowl. The possibilities are endless. Instructions 1. 3. Makes 6 servings Nutritional info per bowl: Calories 209 | Fat 6g | Protein 20g | Carbs 21gNutritional information is provided by What’s your favorite way to enjoy kale?

Make it Happen, – Team Fitstar. Apple pizza - Corn Casserole Recipe | Paula Deen | Food Network. Roasted New Fingerling Potatoes Recipe. How to Cook Perfect Quinoa & 10 Quinoa Recipes. Creamy Cauliflower Horseradish Soup - A Virtual Vegan. Cauliflower & Flax Pizza with Veggies | Lemons and Basil. Pizza. Is it silly that I can’t imagine a time without it? I mean, it seems like it’s right there with red beans and rice. Surely it has and always will be something that people of all backgrounds, ethnicity, income levels, and from all parts of the world recognize. It’s essentially the universal food… am I right? I wonder how many generations you’d have to go back to find someone who isn’t familiar with the term, pizza. Is it really weird that I’m thinking this deep into it?

It’s just that pizza is now something that has morphed into so many different interpretations, it’s practically its own food group, right there with Vegetables, Meats, Dairy, then Pizza. Think about it, there’s whole wheat crust, deep dish, stuffed crust, thin crust… not to mention all the veggie crust options, like eggplant, sweet potato, and spinach. Do you think that the first person to make a round, flat piece of bread and top it with tomato sauce (surely that was the first sauce to be used, right?!) Serves: 2-4. "Mock" Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe. Fresh Pumpkin Soup By Kerry Simon Recipe. Cauliflower With Capers, Black Olives and Chiles Recipe. Curried Cauliflower with Capers Recipe. Stir Crazy. I was all over it when BK Cookware approached me and asked me to test their Wokarang. That’s not something I usually do, testing products, so why did I agree this time?

I had to google the wok, hadn’t heard of it before, but got all excited when I saw it in action. Vegetables flying out of the wok all over the kitchen is something that happens to me all-the-time. The downside to stir-frying, I guess, but this pan is supposed to fix that. I love a good stir-fry. Commercial sauces always seem to taste a little off to me. (ps: there’s a special Twitter action at the end of the recipe for those of you in the Netherlands/Belgium) Ingredients: Stir-Fry Sauce 1 slice of onion 1 slice of red bell pepper 1 small chill pepper large garlic clove 1/2 cup soy sauce firmly packed 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp molasses 2 tbsp sweet chill sauce 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground coriander seed 1/4 tsp turmeric 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 1/2 tbsp cornstarch + water 1 or 2 tsp oil Stir-Fry Directions: It arrived! Update: Kale Chips - The Beachbody Blog. For a healthy, crunchy snack high in vitamin A, look no further!

Kale chips are an easy way to get kids, and adults, to snack healthy. Total Time: 28 min.Prep Time: 10 min.Cooking Time: 18 min.Yield: 4 servings, 1 cup each Ingredients: 1 bunch (about 6 oz) kale leaves 1 Tbsp. olive oil Preparation: 1. Preheat oven to 350° F. 2. 25 Healthy Game Day Snacks - The Beachbody Blog. It happens every year. Mere weeks after resolving to lose the love handles, we face a day devoted to sitting on the couch and filling our bellies with hot wings, nachos, and beer. Americans consume more calories on Super Bowl Sunday than any other day of the year.

The food, most of it smothered in cheese and dripping with fat, gets as much attention as the football game (and the commercials) and it’s easy to eat an entire day’s worth of calories by halftime. We realize that this isn’t going to be your healthiest day of the year and that, more than likely, you’re going to indulge. We’re here to help you minimize the damage, and get through it without totally sacking your fitness goals.

You don’t have to avoid every tempting platter of appetizers, but we’ve assembled 25 healthy recipes to give you an alternative to the unhealthy stuff. Extra Points: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Nachos These nachos are made with freshly-baked tortilla chips are pretty addictive, but only 258 calories per serving! Gabriel's Guacamole Recipe. Elle's New England Kitchen - Elle's New England Kitchen - Avocado Chimichurri Bruschetta. What is Chimichurri? I know, it’s a burning question that a lot of you may be wondering about. Today, I’ll try to give you a little background from information that I’ve found. Chimichurri is a green sauce, but can also be red. It’s very popular as a marinade and sauce in Latin and South American countries.

The stories say that the sauce was first invented by an Irish man named Jimmy McCurry, who was fighting in the Argentine War of Independence. Apparently, his name lost a little something in the translation, and Jimmy McCurry became Chimichurri. Chimichurri is based on parsley, garlic, oil and vinegar--and then from there it has many variations. It’s very simple to prepare, and is made from common, easy to find ingredients.

The recipe we always use is in my post for Vegan Bean Burgers, and we even added an avocado to that batch. Today’s recipe is from Vegetarian Times. Basically, it’s cubed avocados tossed with a flavorful Chimichurri, and served on toasted baguette slices. Fresh Guacamole Recipe. The Baked Potato Recipe : Alton Brown. Slow Cooker Lentil and Pumpkin Chili | Healthy. Delicious. My slow cooker has been a lifesaver this fall. Life has been insanely busy, and I haven’t had much time or energy to cook. Being able to come home from work to a meal hot and ready is basically the only thing keeping me from eating take out every night at this point.

Lentil and Pumpkin Chili Serves 8 Prep Time: 10 minutes; Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes Ingredients 1 can (15.9 ounce) Black Beans, rinsed and drained1 can (15.9 ounce) Pinto Beans, rinsed and drained1 can (15.9 ounce) Fire Roasted Tomatoes with Green Chiles1 can (15.9 ounce) Pumpkin2 cups Water1 cup Lentils1 Onion, minced1 Green Bell Pepper, finely diced1 Carrot, peeled and finely diced2 Garlic Cloves, minced1 Tablespoon Chili Powder1 Tablespoon Ground Chipotle Chile Pepper Preparation Line slow cooker with 1 Reynolds Slow Cooker Liner.

18 Flavorful Veggie Sides for Thanksgiving - thegoodstuff. Looking for fresh ideas for your veggie sides for Thanksgiving? We’ve got you covered with 18 tasty side dish recipes that your guests are sure to love. Zucchini Parmesan Bake Source: Even picky eaters will enjoy this cheesy veggie bake. Maple Glazed Delicata Squash Source: Sweet and succulent, this squash side is bursting with fall flavors! Brussels Sprouts Gratin Source: The perfect recipe for introducing kids of all ages to the deliciousness that is brussel sprouts. Daddy’s Fried Corn and Onions Source: No one can make it better than daddy use to make.

Grilled Eggplant Rolled with Ricotta and Basil Source: Serve as a side dish for all or an entree option for vegetarian guests. Grilled Artichokes Source: Served with clarified butter and garlic aioli, this simple dish is the perfect addition to any plate. Cauliflower with Apples and Pecans Source: Creamy Hummus Broccoli. 12 Super Easy Healthy Crock Pot Chili Recipes - thegoodstuff. For those cool autumn nights you want to put a warm, hearty meal on the table, consider one of these tasty crockpot chili recipes. They require little prep and cook time from you, so you can spend your time catching up with family or conquering that ever growing to-do list.

Need some more easy dinner recipes? Check out these easy recipes for dinner, a 5-ingredient lemon chicken skillet, and these 9 freezer-ready casseroles for a hearty, yummy fix in a pinch. And don’t forget to check this year’s Black Friday sales to see if you can score a great deal on a Crock Pot! 1. Crock Pot White Chicken Chili Source: KitchMe The stirred in sour cream gives this chicken chili a little something extra that puts it above the rest! 2. Source: Two Peas & Their Pod The lean turkey, beans, and veggies and this dish make it as nutritious as it is delicious. 3. Source: GI 365 If you or your family aren’t a fan of beans, this sweet and spicy chili recipe is for you! 4. Source: Vegan in the Freezer 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Avocado Smoothie - KitchMe. Simple Artichoke Dip Recipe. Mock Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe : Spicy Pumpkin Soup Recipe. The ULTIMATE Vegetarian Pressure Cooker Cooking Time Chart.

Roasted Asparagus Recipe. Cooking Asparagus - How To Cook Asparagus (Fry, Roast, Grill, Boil) Garlic Sauteed Spinach Recipe : Ina Garten. Garlic Roasted Potatoes Recipe : Ina Garten. Recipe: Steamed Cabbage with Dijon Butter Drizzle. Pan-Roasted Broccoli Recipe - - 155018. Pan-Browned Brussels Sprouts Recipe | Epicurious. Parmesan Crusted Balsamic Roasted Broccoli recipe.