Warm Roast Potato Salad Recipe Step 1 Preheat barbecue on high with hood closed. Cook potatoes in a large saucepan of boiling, salted water for 15 minutes or until just tender. Drain. Chicken Lentil Soup — Dinner Recipes from The Kitchn For me, especially when I'm focusing on my health or losing weight, there is nothing more comforting than having many containers of this nourishing, delicious, filling lentil soup with chicken stashed away in the freezer. Lentil soup is actually the very first dish I learned to cook, and I am still amazed at how easy it is to make something so much better than you get from a can. I'm also sentimental about this soup, so it will probably always be among my favorite things to make. I do prefer using bacon fat here—I spend extra on premium bacon so I always strain and save the rendered fat for making this soup. The smoky flavor it brings to the soup is a great complement to the earthy lentils, but butter and olive oil also work well.
Holiday Soup For The Soul Before we get to this incredible soup, there are a couple things I need to get off my chest. 1) Eric and I have lots of nicknames for each other. Two of our favourites are: ‘Pinky’ and ‘The Brain’. Remember that show? Depending on the day, we fight over who is Pinky and who is The Brain. 2) When we are trying to decide what to do at night or on the weekends you can often hear us say to one another, Keep-me-warm curry soup Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the onion and gently fry until soft. Add the curry paste and chilli flakes and fry for another 2 minutes before adding the grated carrots, lentils, coconut milk and stock. Season, then simmer for 15 minutes, or until the lentils are soft (squash one against the side of the pan to check). Whizz the soup with a stick blender until smooth, season to taste, then stir in the basmati rice.
Thai-spiced Pumpkin Soup Recipe This pumpkin soup recipe is so perfect for this time of year that I can't help sharing it with you. That being said, I've got about 15 minutes of battery left on my laptop (with no power source in sight), so this write-up is going to be quick. The other night after toasting pumpkin seeds the oven was hot so I cut both a small pumpkin and acorn squash in half, slathered them with butter, kissed them with a sprinkling of salt and in they went. I forgot about them for about an hour as they roasted and then removed them when they looked perfectly bronzed and a poke with a fork confirmed their tenderness. Although I was tempted to eat them just like that, I resisted and put the flesh into a pot with coconut milk, water, and a good amount of spicy Thai curry paste.
Grilled Cheese with Pesto Grilled cheese with pesto. Do it, and you won’t regret it. Even my 84-year-old grandma who literally wrote a cookbook about delicious appetizers thinks this combo is the bee’s knees. I always use Tillamook Extra Sharp cheddar cheese and my mom’s homemade bread (which she sells at the Corvallis Farmers’ Market on Saturdays). While the food-processor method for making pesto does the trick, I’ve been having fun chopping everything with just a big knife, kinda like in this video by Tiger in a Jar (though not quite so pretty). Also, I never use pine nuts in my pesto because they’re too dang expensive, and I don’t see what the big deal is. French Toast Egg-in-a-Hole Whenever I’m out to brunch, or even if I’m making it at home, I have a really hard time choosing between sweet and savory. Luckily, I’ve got a special — yet weekday-ready — breakfast that’s both, and pretty much perfect any time of day. This tasty recipe combines two favorites into one: egg-in-a-hole and French toast! For ease, the recipe is baked, so no need to stand over a hot stove. And with a parchment lining on your baking sheet, cleanup is a snap. To serve, drizzle with maple syrup and garnish with fresh fruit.
A Two Bite Breakfast: Bacon & Eggs in Toast Cups * Updated post from archive: Originally posted March 29, 2009 If you where to ask me what is my favorite meal of the day without a thought my response would be breakfast! I love breakfast! I love brunch! Eggs and Tomato Breakfast Melts I'm in love with these easy open faced breakfast sandwiches made on a whole wheat English muffin with egg whites and scallions, then topped with heirloom tomatoes and melted cheese - mmm! Tomatoes, eggs and scallions are always a winning combination for me - especially now when summer tomatoes are at their sweetest! If you can't find heirloom tomatoes, red grape tomatoes or cherry tomatoes would be just as great. Eggs and Tomato Breakfast MeltsSkinnytaste.com Servings: 4 • Size: 1 breakfast melt • Old Points: 3 pts • Weight Watcher Points+: 4 pt Calories: 160 • Fat: 5 g • Carb: 16 g • Fiber: 3 g • Protein: 15 g • Sugar: 4 g Sodium: 329 mg (without salt) • Cholest: 8 mg Ingredients: 2 whole grain English muffins, split1 teaspoon olive oil8 egg whites, whisked4 scallions, finely choppedkosher salt, to tasteblack pepper, to taste2 oz (about 1/2 cup) reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend, grated 1/2 cup grape or cherry heirloom tomatoes, quartered
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Stuffed Breakfast Peppers — What's Cooking, Mexico? I have mentioned before that for me breakfast is the most important meal of the day because: 1) my parents always made me eat breakfast before school, even if that meant waking up at 5:00 am when my first class was at 7:00 am, and 2) the health benefits of starting your day with a delicious meal are many. However, there doesn’t seem to be as many ideas for breakfast as there are for lunches and dinners out there. That’s why I am always trying to come up with new things to make my breakfasts more exciting. Because, let’s face it, if your breakfast is not exciting, it is easier to skip it or opt for a less healthier option at the drive-thru or doughnut shop. Here I present to you these healthy and delicious bell peppers stuffed with Huevos con Chorizo.
Shakshuka - Recipe for Delicious Middle Eastern Egg Dish When I say the word shakshuka, people often give me a strange look… like I’ve sneezed, or something. I get excited when I see that look– it means they don’t know what the heck shakshuka is, which means they have no idea what they’re missing out on. If you aren’t familiar with shakshuka, I’m thrilled to introduce the concept to you!