Friday, November 7, 2014

Pumpkin Pie Spice Mousse

about 5 servings double if you want more

1/2  15oz can of pumpkin puree (not pie filling)
1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (whatever brand you like)
1/2-1tsp pumpkin pie spice (taste to see how you like it)
1 3.4oz package of vanilla instant pudding (the small pack)
1 cup lite cool whip (i used wegmans brand)

Optional toppings
-Gram cracker crumbs
-Toasted Walnuts
-Maple toasted pecans
-basically anything that reminds you of fall

mix the pumpkin puree,unsweetened almond milk, pumpkin pie spice and pudding in a large bowl till everything is well incorporated (about 2 mins) then TASTE TO SEE IF THE SPICE IS HOW YOU LIKE IT.  Then gently fold in the cool whip until everything is combined nicely and has 1 uniform pale orange color. Put in glasses or containers  and Refrigerate for 3-4 hrs.

Now you have a tasty snack prepped up and ready to go with you throughout the week... This is great if your having a pumpkin pie craving... MMMMMM Enjoy this yummylicious treat...

Sunday, October 26, 2014

sweet potato leek pot stickers

2 small sweet potatoes
1 leek
1 small yellow onion
3 Tbs butter  
3/4 c chicken or veggie stock
salt and pepper TT

Pot sticker
1 1/2 packs pot sticker wrap
1 tsp filling
1-2Tbs olive oil

Cut 1/2 in slices and clean leek (place cut leeks in a bowl with cold water and move around then rinse)
slice onions the same width as the leeks
small dice sweet potatoes
melt butter in a medium pot then add leeks and onions and sweat them till soft add sweet potatoes and 1/4 cup chicken stock
cook till sweet potato is soft
then either blend or mash mixture leaving some chunks of sweet potatoes. add more stock if you want it thinner or cook a little longer to thicken it but you want it to be a thick consistency with chunks( if u like texture)
place 1 tsp of mixture in pot sticker wrapper and wet edges with water and fold over and seal ends. Gently press down the middle to evenly spread out the mixture.
then place 1-2 TBS of olive oil in a saute pan
fry each side till golden brown then add water to pan and cover to let them steam for about 3 mins
then place on paper towels
now plate up and enjoy.... Nom Nom Nom......

Saturday, August 23, 2014

slow cooker curry goat

1lb goat meat chunks
2 scallions (green onions)
2 garlic cloves or 1 big clove (grated) I used a microplane
1in knob of fresh ginger finely grated
2 sprigs thyme
3 bay leaves
1 1/2 cup water
1/4 tsp ground allspice (pimento)
2Tbs curry powder (Jamaican)
1Tbs garlic powder
1tsp Onion powder
1tsp salt 1tsp pepper
1 tsp smoked paprika
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes or 1 habenero pepper
1 tsp organic dark brown sugar
1Tbs ketchup
2 Tbs low sodium soy sauce
slurry (2Tbs cornstarch 4 TBS curry liquid) add liquid 1 Tbs at a time
1/4 cup coconut milk

wash your goat meat with vinegar and water or lemon and water then rinse and drain
mix all the dry ingredients together and then add to the meat. Then add scallions grated garlic and ginger. Transfer to crockpot and add 1 1/2 cups water. Add the thyme and bay leaves. Then mix in the ketchup and soy sauce cook for 3hrs on high and then add the slurry and the coconut milk and cook for another 30 mins on low taste to adjust seasonings if needed.

Friday, August 22, 2014

roasted baby potaotes with duck bacon and sage

1 pound baby Yukon gold potatoes or baby red potatoes
6 slices duck bacon
2 sage leaves
2TBS oil
salt and pepper to taste
2TBS dijon mustard
1tsp marsala wine

preheat oven to 375
clean potatoes and then cut them into halves then boil them till fork tender
drain them and set aside
roughly chop duck bacon and sage and add into a clean large oven safe pan or skillet
 cook on low till crispy
remove some duck fat and bacon place in a small bowl.
add potatoes in the pan and stir to coat them in the remaining duck fat. then place 2 table spoons of olive oil to the potatoes to crisp them up a little more. Salt and pepper to taste place the pan or cast iron skillet in the oven for 20-30 mins or cook to your desired crispness.
in the bowl with the duck fat and bacon add 2 Tbs Dijon mustard 1tsp marsala wine salt and pepper to taste then add to potatoes and broil on low for 3 mins keep an eye on them so they don't burn.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Buffalo cauliflower bites.... Mmmmmmmmmmm I looooooove this stuff!
1 head of cauliflower (cut into bite size pieces)
1 cup whole wheat or ur flour of choice
 1 cup of water
1 tsp red pepper flakes
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1cup of franks red hot wing sauce
preheat oven to 400F
Mix flour seasonings and water in a bowl
Coat cauliflower bits in batter place on a baking pan or sheet and then bake on 400F for 25 mins
Coat in franks hot wing sauce and then bake for another 5 mins
Let them rest for 5 mins n then eat!!!!!!!!

Thursday, April 17, 2014

cucumber melon detox water

I drink 8 oz right when I wake up to help combat toxins and bloating

1quart mason jar
1 cucumber sliced
4 medium sized watermelon chunks
1 lemon sliced
5 mint leaves
fill with water
and for best flavor leave in fridge for 24 hrs then discard fruit

Friday, April 11, 2014

strawberry basil smoothie (nutriblast)

The reason i made this smoothie is because i use to drink a lot and i would make strawberry basil mojitos ... soooooo i decided to make a healthier version without alcohol.  its still yummylicious sooooo enjoy!

5 frozen strawberries
5 fresh basil leaves
2 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice
8 oz detox tea (yogi caramel apple slim life) cold
1/2 teaspoons coconut oil
1 TBS agave nectar
1 TBS chia seeds

Place all your ingredients in your nutribullet or blender and BLEND BLEND BLEND until smooth... pour in a sexy glass and ENJOY the YUMMYLICIOUSNESS! :)

Monday, April 7, 2014

Turkey Meatloaf Muffins

I made this yummylicious recipe kuz I was craving meatloaf with that yummy sweet glaze. I love the fact that they are already individual serving sizes..... Alsoooo u can have up to 2 of these bad boys mmmmm.... I also ate these when I was doing my 24 day challenge with advocare... Enjoooooy

1lb extra lean ground meat
1/2 cup quick oats
1 medium Zucchini
1cup spinach chopped
1/2 onion finely chopped
3 cloves of garlic finely chopped
2 egg whites
salt and pepper to taste
1 Tbs mrs dash garlic herb
1 Tbs mrs dash onion herb 
1 teaspoon smoked paprika

3 Tbls reduces sugar ketchup
2 Tbs agave nectar
2 tsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp yellow or Dijon mustard
if you need more sweetness and another 1-2 tsp agave nectar

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F mix all the ingredients In a bowl gently. but make sure you don't over mix the meat. spray the cupcake tins with a non stick cooking spray. Form about 4 oz balls and place them in the cupcake tin then press it lightly to even out the top then put a little thumb print in the center. This will fill about 8 individual cup cake vessels. place it in the oven for 20 mins take it out and put the glaze on top... Then cook for another 10 and your done

Saturday, April 5, 2014

yummylicious chocolate chia pudding

I loooove chocolate and I do crave it alot. This right here is the one of my staples... Also I've been obsessed with my nutribullet so this baby went right in there... Yes it's blended...n smoooooth... You can also freeze these and make them into "fudgcicles" . I also had this as a snack while doing the 24 day challenge with advocare. Now on to the yummyliciousness

2 TBS unsweetened cocoa powder
2 TBS agave nectar or sweetener of ur choice 
1 tsp coconut oil
1 Tbs natural almond butter
8oz almond milk (or to max line on small NB cup)
1 tsp vanilla (I used Mexican vanilla)
3 Tbs chia seeds

put everything in your blender/nutribullet EXCEPT for the chia seeds those go in last. Blend blend blend till smoooooth yummyliciousness

mango ginger lassi

my yummylicious mango ginger lassi is soooo great for a snack. Also u can add about 3tbs of oats to make it breakfast on the go... I drank this for one of my snack when I did my 24 day challenge with advocare... And I am now an official distributor of the products. But back to the yummyliciousness

1 ripe organic mango
1/4 tsp fresh ginger
1 tsp coconut oil
1tbs agave nectar
2 Tbs vanilla Greek yogurt
1tsp lime juice
1 Tbs flax or chia seed
8oz water or almond milk
4 ice cubes

seed the mango and cut into pieces then add all the ingredients in your nutribullet or blender and blend blend blend until smooth... Then u get a creamy yummylicious mango ginger lassi