Salmon Cakes

posted in: Nutrition, Recipes | 0

salmon-cakes10Ingredients:

12 oz. baked salmon, chopped

2 eggs or egg substitute

1 small onion, finely chopped

1-2 cloves garlic, minced or grated

2 tbsp. green onion, minced

1 tsp. spice blend of rosemary, sage, salt, garlic powder, onion powder

1-2 tsp. coconut flour

¼ cup coconut oil or butter

2 tsp. gluten-free mustard (optional)

Preparation:

Combine the salmon, eggs, garlic, green onions, spice blend, and mustard (optional) in a small mixing bowl. If the consistency is runny, sift the coconut flour over the mixture and combine well. Form the mixture into patties. Lightly fry both sides in a frying pan coated with coconut oil.

Grilled Watermelon and Halloumi Salad with Minty Green Beans

posted in: Recipes | 0

grilled-watermelon-halloumi-salad-minty-green-beans-ck

Ingredients:

8 ounces haricots verts (French green beans)

1 small seedless watermelon (about 5 pounds)

4 ounces halloumi cheese, cut into 4 triangles
Cooking spray
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/3 cup torn fresh mint leaves
4 cups baby arugula
1/4 cup roasted, unsalted pistachios, coarsely chopped
Preparation:

1. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add haricots verts; cook 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain.

2. Heat a large grill pan over high heat. Cut watermelon lengthwise into 4 quarters. Cut 1 quarter crosswise into 8 (3/4-inch-thick) wedges; reserve remaining watermelon for another use. Add watermelon and cheese to grill pan coated with cooking spray; grill 2 minutes on each side or until grill marks appear.

3. Combine oil, juice, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Remove 2 teaspoons oil mixture; set aside. Add haricots verts and mint to bowl; toss to coat. Arrange bean mixture on a platter. Return reserved 2 teaspoons oil mixture to bowl. Add arugula to bowl; toss to coat. Arrange arugula mixture, watermelon, and cheese on platter. Sprinkle with nuts.

Garlic Chicken and Broccoli

CHICKEN_AND_BROCCOLI_STIR_FRYIngredients:
2 chicken breasts (cut into strips)
Salt & Pepper 2 cloves minced garlic
2 tsp. chopped ginger
Bamboo shoots

Instructions:
Toss chicken with salt and pepper. Cook broccoli in 1” of boiling water and drain. Heat coconut oil on high heat and cook chicken until done. Remove chicken from pan and add garlic and ginger into pan. Stir-fry for 30 seconds, add bamboo shots, and stir-fry for another 30 seconds. Add chicken and serve.

Chicken Chili

chicken chiliIngredients:
2 lbs. ground chicken 2 medium onions (chopped)
2 red peppers (chopped) 6 cloves of minced garlic 1 tsp. cumin Salt Oregano 2 cups chicken broth

Instructions:
Combine all ingredients except for chicken broth and cook until chicken is done. Add chicken broth and cook until heated thoroughly.