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Paleo Table - Paleo Candied Pecans. Paleo Cinnamon Coconut Breakfast Bowl. The Lean Clean Eating Machine. Naked Granola, eh?

The Lean Clean Eating Machine

Sounds racy, but fitting in this case, and I am about to tell you why. It is seemingly difficult to find a granola recipe stripped down of all the ‘extra’s.’ Between the nuts, dried fruits, coconut shreds and the like, most granola recipes rack up some shockingly high calorie values that aren’t even necessary. Aside from the calories, these extra’s also significantly up the fat and sugar content of granola, making this sweet snack more fitting as a dessert, or better yet, a rarity in your diet. The Lean Clean Eating Machine. Sugar-Free Coconut Vanilla Ice Cream. Did you know that you can make ice cream without sugar?

Sugar-Free Coconut Vanilla Ice Cream

No, I’m not talking about replacing sugar for splenda or using alternative sweeteners (e.g. stevia, maple syrup, etc). I’m talking about ice cream without ANY sugar. Seriously. I’ve been on an anti-sugar dessert kick. Combined with my recent coconut obsession, this can only lead to one logical thing: sugar-free coconut vanilla ice cream. If you require a little more sweetness, I highly recommend roasting cherries and serving these on top of this ice cream. Roasted eggplant and garlic salad. Roasted eggplant and roasted garlic salad.

roasted eggplant and garlic salad

Cream Of Celery Soup. Cream Of Celery Soup Across Umbria every weekend throughout the summer of fall, there are many sagre or food festivals taking place.

Cream Of Celery Soup

Over the past five years we’ve visited many of these local festivals, but have learned the festivals in the fall featuring mushrooms, chestnuts, onions, truffles, and black celery are our favorites. We visited Trevi last weekend for the Black Celery & Sausage festival which is one of our favorite festivals each year. The black celery of Trevi isn’t really black (see photos below) but is very dark green and has an intense celery flavor. This type of celery can only be grown in a specific area outside of Trevi, and folks come from all over for this yearly festival, both to buy black celery, as well as to taste the local dishes created using celery. Homemade Herbed Paleo Mayonnaise. I’ll be honest with you guys.

Homemade Herbed Paleo Mayonnaise

Up until this point, mayonnaise has always kind of creeped me out. It always stood out to me as the most fattening condiment I could add to my food, and whether or not that’s the case (it probably isn’t), I avoided it for years. Making my own mayo has changed the way I view it completely. The Secret to Homemade Mayo? Patience. Update September 15, 2015: The traditional blender method below works great, but you can make it even easier and faster with a stick blender.

The Secret to Homemade Mayo? Patience.

Place all ingredients in a wide-mouth Ball jar, insert the stick blender, and whirl for about 30 seconds. Done! The Best Homemade Ranch Dressing Ever - Paleo Grubs. Dairy-free ranch dressing.

The Best Homemade Ranch Dressing Ever - Paleo Grubs

It seems like an oxymoron, but I assure you, it is a real thing! Where there is a will, there is a way. I was determined to find a way to get some healthy ranch dressing back into my life. Home in Disarray: Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers. We used to do a weekly trivia game at our local bar.

Home in Disarray: Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers

The host was great and the bar has great food. Ginger and Milk Drink recipe. Arabic pita bread recipe. Syrian Za'atar Recipe. Chakchouka (Shakshouka) Recipe. Fried eggplant. Jordan 1 large eggplant washed and drained 2 clove garlic, finely minced 1 cup plain yogurt Dash sumac Salt to taste Olive oil or vegetable oil enough to deep fry Finely chopped parsley.

fried eggplant

Tabbouleh. Much of what gets called Tabbouleh bears little resemblance to what Lebanese Tabbouleh is.

Tabbouleh

When I moved to France and began eating in traditional Lebanese restaurants, I was served bowls heaped with fresh herbs, a few tomato chunks, and very, very few bits of bulgur (cracked wheat.) Unlike what is served as Tabbouleh in many places – which is often a bowl heaped with bulgur with a few tomatoes and bits of parsley and mint flecks in it – the cracked wheat is meant to be more of a garnish, and I’ve come to love traditional Lebanese Tabbouleh, which is a green, herbal salad with a touch of spices.

Anissa Helou is a highly acclaimed cookbook author and culinary guide, who I was fortunate to visit the market in Sharjah with, and I asked her to share her recipe for Tabbouleh in this guest post by her. Literally, right after I tossed in the dressing, I could not stop eating it. You will flip out when you try this. By Anissa Helou. One Hundred and One Mezze: 17. Fried Cauliflower. Today's dish is simply deep fried cauliflower. Deep frying vegetables is a unique method of Levantine cuisine ... I wrote the last sentence and immediately realised that it is not that unique.

I just remembered Japanese Tempora Vegetables and Indian Pakoras. I decided to stick with the word unique as we don't dip our vegetables in batter as the Japanese and the Indian variety. Peanut Butter Breakfasts. You all know how much I love peanut butter and how often I include it in my breakfast. That's why I was excited to hear about the Peanut Butter for Breakfast campaign put on by the National Peanut Board in honor of National Peanut Month. I have always thought that peanut butter is a great breakfast option since it goes with almost anything and has a high nutritional content.

Breakfast Burrito Recipe : Ellie Krieger : Recipes. Directions Heat the canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over a medium-high heat. Cook the onions and peppers until onions are softened and peppers are slightly charred, about 8 minutes. Add black beans and red pepper flakes and cook until warmed through, another 3 minutes. Simply Prepared Quick & Easy Recipes, Menus & Meals on Epi. 9 Warm-Weather Cocktails - Low-Cal Cocktails. Me gusta / Must try this! Drunken Coffee Jello Squares.

Creme Brulee Recipe : Alton Brown : Recipes. No Bake Granola Cakes. Smoothie Recipes for Skin. Getting a gorgeous, glowing complexion doesn’t only mean slathering on sunblock or the latest antioxidant serum (though that helps, too). It also means paying attention to your diet. Desserts That Are Almost Too Cute To Eat « Pretty Please Us Blog: Your guide to fashion, beauty, style & everything else in between. Hi, my name is Himani and I’m a sugar addict. But the only thing that holds me back from devouring a sinful concoction is if it looks super cute. You know… because cute desserts deserve to live longer than the ugly ones (I’m going to some sort of sugar-y hell for that one). Stacy Stowers. Veggie Burgers with Mushrooms Recipe : Food Network Kitchens. Curried Chicken and Rice Soup Recipe : Food Network Kitchens.

Directions Combine the chicken, carrots, bay leaf and a pinch of salt in a medium saucepan. Add 3 cups broth and bring to a boil; immediately reduce the heat to low, cover and cook until the chicken is just firm, about 20 minutes. Meanwhile, heat the butter in another saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the onion, sugar and 1 teaspoon salt; cook until the onion is soft, 5 minutes. Spinach Dip. Spinach Dip Photo Credit Getty Images Skill Level: Beginner Serves: 20 Start to Finish: Less than 30 minutes Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 15 minutes Total Calories: 76kcal (4%) How To Make Barista-Worthy Coffee At Home.

Make coffee at home instead of buying fancy lattes at the local cafe (or, OK, Starbucks outpost), and you’ll save boatloads of cash each year. Shocking, right? If only it were that simple. Although financial gurus repeatedly trot out the so-called latte factor as a prime example of how we’re all busting our budgets, the tired tip fails to account for one major hurdle: taste. 12 Easy ways to prepare Yummy Coffee.

Homemade Coffee Creamer. Pumpkin Spice Latte.