Snowballs

This is a fairly familiar Christmas cookie–nuts, fat, and flour coated in icing sugar. Growing up we had something like them called Russian Tea Balls. I like this version because the almond flour makes for a more crisp and smooth cookie than the one of my childhood. These are flavoured to be reminiscent of eggnog, but you could leave the nutmeg out of you’d …

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VEGGIE CHILI WITH SPLENDA

1 tbsp canola oil1 jalapeno, seeded (important) and chopped fine*1/2 cup chopped onion1 1/3 cups chopped bell peppers both red, yellow, and green2 tbsp chili powder1 1/2 tsp paprika1/4 tsp garlic powder3/4 tsp ground cayenne pepper1/2 cup Splenda Granulated3 tbsp balsamic vinegar1 can (28-oz) crushed tomatoes1 can (19-oz) black beans, undrained2 cans (19-oz each) kidney beans, undrained1 can (19-oz) cannellini …

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Chocolate Yule Log – This Bûche de Noël Only Looks Difficult

If you’ve never made a Yule Log because you thought it would take a lot of time and effort, then you probably made the right decision, since it does. But, if you haven’t tried this classic holiday dessert because you thought it required advanced baking and pastry skill, then get ready to bûche, since the techniques required are actually quite …

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Parmigiano Reggiano Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic & Thyme

Parmigiano Reggiano Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic & Thyme This roasted cauliflower made with the King of cheeses is the perfect addition to any Christmas dinner.  It is so easy to make and absolutely delicious – simplicity at its best! Serves 6 Prep time: 5 minutes  Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients 1 large cauliflower (600g-750g), cut into florets 2 tbsp olive oil Freshly …

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LINDA’S CHOCOLATE CHIP BREAD WITH A TOUCH OF BANANA

As most of you who follow my blogs know, I have diabetes and several auto-immune diseases.  I have had a lot of my colon removed, too.  I try to eat a healthy diet but I do enjoy good food!  I had a desire for something new one morning six or seven years ago so I went into the kitchen and …

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Leek & Celeriac Soup

I couldn’t think of anything else I wanted to put into this soup, but I was afraid it would be plain and dull. NO! It was delicious and indeed it didn’t need anything more. Well, Mr. Ferdzy lobbied for sour cream, but he is also Mr. Fat-Tooth so there is that. I thought it was excellent without it. Note that …

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RAWA UPMA / SUJI UPMA

Suji / Rawa upma is a very famous south Indian breakfast made with semolina. It’s very light to eat and very healthy too. One can relish it with curd or even plain. I like to pack this in my kids school lunch box as it stays fresh for long time and can be enjoyed at room temperature. I know many …

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EASY, HEALTHY BEEF, BROCCOLI, ORANGE KABOBS

3 tbsp Mrs. Dash Garlic and Herb Blend, divided1 lb boneless sirloin, cubed 1 1/2-in size3 pieces fresh broccoli, approximately 3-inches long1 medium orange, unpeeled, cut into 8 circular slices1 tbsp finely grated ginger Preheat grill or saute pan to medium heat. Thread the sirloin cubes, orange slice, and broccoli onto 4 skewers (if using wooden skewers, soak in water …

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Warm Beef Heart Salad with Herbed Vinaigrette

http://schneiderchen.de | © 2018 | http://angiesrecipes.blogspot.com Beef heart is an inexpensive and flavourful meat that does not taste like organ meat, but rather like a lean cut of steak. It is more dense with a higher nutrient content and additional protein. Beef heart contains all essential amino acids, zinc, selenium and phosphorus. It has more than double the elastin and …

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Mendocino Farms

Mendocino Farms, a California-based restaurant chain, is opening a location at the Ice Blocks on R Street tomorrow. Offering a “chef-driven, seasonal farm-to-table menu,” Mendocino Farms has lots of great options for vegans. I attended a preview event there last week, and tried every vegan dish they were passing around. Some of the dishes, such as the tofu skewers and …

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