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Banana Bread (Paleo, Grain Free, Gluten Free) There comes a time when you buy bananas and then leave them to sit in the fruit basket until you notice that the object that was once yellow is now a heavily spotted mess. For me, this is an every time event. It can be quite the predicament at first thought because I don’t really know anyone that could eat a banana that utterly goopy and enjoy it. You would have to pretend that it’s just an incredibly sweet and banana-ey tasting plate of cauliflower mash .

Gross, and that will that never ever happen. Chicken Fried Brown Rice. This is one of my son’s all time favorite suppers and I shared it in Taste of the South’s Easy Southern Suppers collector’s issue, which is available on newsstands now (more info at the bottom of this post).

Chicken Fried Brown Rice

I think it must be a teenage boy thing to love chicken fried rice. Brady used to ask us to go get it as takeout for him whenever the hankering hit him until I developed a quick and easy homemade recipe. Easy Brown Rice Risotto with Mushrooms. If you’re in the market for an awkward experience, try editing mushroom risotto pictures on an airplane.

Easy Brown Rice Risotto with Mushrooms

I caught the sweet older gentleman in the window seat eyeing my screen while I zoomed in and out on ambiguous brown mush. I hunched over and tried to use my hair as a shield. Didn’t work. I hope he likes risotto? This dish may not be a looker, but good gracious, it’s delicious. Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette. I feel ridiculous.

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m embarrassed to tell you about it but apparently not too embarrassed to tell you since it’s here. Thai Chicken Coconut Soup (Tom Ka Gai) Sunday, April 19, 2009 Thai Chicken Coconut Soup (Tom Ka Gai) So a couple of weeks ago I was chatting online with one of my friends who has a food blog but doesn’t go by her real name so that she can hide her real identity.

Thai Chicken Coconut Soup (Tom Ka Gai)

Because you know, food blogging is so much sexier when you’re STEALTH blogging. She said some people, herself included is freaked out about their names being revealed for fear that their real names show up in Google search engines.


Moroccan root tagine with couscous recipe. Where Moms Get The Skinny On Healthy Living. For me, making Mexican dishes that are low-carb and delicious isn’t an easy task.

Where Moms Get The Skinny On Healthy Living

Lamb Kofta w/- Tabouli Salad. Serves 4 Spiced lamb balls, oven baked until golden and served with crispy tabouli salad.

Lamb Kofta w/- Tabouli Salad

Per serving: 1044.6kj (249.5cal); 10.13g total fat (4.1g saturated fat) You’ll need Kofta 500gms lean lamb mince 1 tbsp water 1/2 red onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp sumac (available from asian delis and supermarkets) 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp tomato paste 1 tbsp flour 1 egg white, lightly beaten 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (optional) Salt & pepper A little olive oil spray Salad 2 cups green lettuce (your fave – iceberg, butter,cos…), chopped Handful each of fresh parsley and mint, roughly chopped 1 telegraph cucumber (or 2 lebanese), sliced down middle, seeds scooped out, ribboned with potato peeler 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 red onion, finely sliced 1 tsp sesame seeds, toastedMediterranean salad dressing (optional) Avocado Chicken Salad (Mayo-less) — The Skinny Fork. Chipotle Pork and Avocado Wrap Recipe. Mama Brightowl: 300-Calorie Lunch: Turkey & Spinach Wrap.

Moroccan tomatoes recipe.


How to Cut a Mango. A mango is one of those fruits that people avoid buying because they don’t know how to cut them.

How to Cut a Mango

I’ll show you two different ways to cut a mango. Mangos are great with just about anything. (Chicken, fish, salsa, pancakes, smoothies, on ice cream, fruit salad, etc.) They are low in calories, can be eaten fresh or cooked and are really tasty. They are in season from May to September. To cut a mango, start with a serrated edge knife. Slice off the fattest part, sometimes called the “cheek”, of both sides of the mango. Now score the “cheek”. Once scored, press the back side of the mango so that all the flesh is standing at attention. Cut around the pit with a small paring knife. Remove the remaining skin from the flesh. How to Make Lentil Soup: 10 steps. Ham And Vegetable Soup Recipe. Step 1 Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat.

Ham And Vegetable Soup Recipe

Add the onion, carrot, celery and garlic. Cook, stirring often, for 7-8 minutes or until soften slightly. Add the ham hock, soup mix and 10 cups (2.5 litres) water. Bring to the boil, skimming off any scum that comes to the surface. Reduce the heat and simmer, partially covered, for 11/2 hours or until the ham meat starts to fall off the bone. Curried Lentil Soup Recipe at Epicurious. Photo by Elinor Carucci yield Makes 6 servings active time 35 minutes total time 1 hour Curry powders vary in flavor and heat; begin with two tablespoons and add more according to your taste.

Curried Lentil Soup Recipe at Epicurious

Preparation Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in heavy large pot over medium heat.


Chicken. Garlic Roasted Chicken Leg Quarters - Baked Chicken Leg Quarters With Garlic. Mexican. Guacamole Sauce Recipe. Hairy Bikers' Thai chicken and coconut curry recipe. Indian Cheese and Red Peppers in Fragrant Spinach Sauce Recipe. 1.

Indian Cheese and Red Peppers in Fragrant Spinach Sauce Recipe

Lay the paneer, farmer's cheese, or tofu pieces in a single layer on a cookie sheet lined with paper towels and let dry for 10 minutes (this will enable them to hold their shape better during cooking). 2. Puree the spinach and green pepper together in a food processor or blender. The puree should be as fine and velvety as you can make it. 3. 4. When ready to serve, heat thoroughly and, if desired, fold in the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil to glaze and mellow the sauce. Pasta with Tuna and Tomato Sauce Recipe. Print Photography Credit: Elise Bauer Are you a fan of canned tuna? How to Pan Fry a Great Steak. Pork Tenderloin With Honeyed Butter Recipe. Quick Recipe: Garlic and Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin. Pork tenderloin is a great cut of meat for quick weeknight suppers.