Sweet and Savory Smoothies with Minimal Fruit

Here is a guide to making SWEET and SAVORY smoothies — with minimizing the fruit and maximizing the veggies.

How to make your own healthy smoothie (low carb)

Here are ideas for SWEET and SAVORY smoothies​.​ On the sweet side green smoothie, a template: see below for examples of each GREEN LEAVES: 2 handfuls, thick stems removed FRUIT: 1 small fruit FAT: 1 Tbls coconut oil, or 5 nuts LIQUID: 1 cup water SALT: 1 or 2 pinch salt FLAVORS: this is optional, […]

Tomato-free Thousand Island Dressing

Tomato-Free Thousand Island Dressing

This “tomato-free” Thousand Island Dressing is for those who want to avoid the nightshades. It fits the Auto-Immune Paleo plans that includes mustard, substitutions for mustard are included.

Flank Steak Crostini

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Marinated Flank Steak Crostini w/balsamic caramelized onions and red bell pepper, and blue cheese. Marinated Thyme Crimini Mushrooms for vegetarian alternative. Topped with fresh Lemon Thyme.

Lunch and Learn, version #2

homemade protein bars

Homemade protein bars. At the end of this demo employees will know: Why protein bars are a good snack How and why to choose nuts, dried fruits, protein powders The health benefits of nuts, fruit, powders, flavors How to make protein-rich bars and avoid making a fruit bar How to sustain energy Healthy symptoms of sustained […]

Deep, sweet, spiced cranberry sauce

02Cranberry sauce, scooping out the cooked persimmon, in the pot are cranberries, water, coconut butter

Using what I have in the pantry I came up with a very tasty cranberry sauce for my cooking demo this past Saturday at Monta Vista Market.

“Chop, Stuff and Roll” at the Monta Vista Market cooking demo

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“Chop, Stuff ‘n Roll” will be the first dish I make this Sunday, June 10th. Come in at 1pm to see how easy it is to make: Egg rolls, stuffed with carrots, cabbage and mushrooms, with a pumped up Annie’s Sesame Ginger dipping sauce.

Venus Transit viewing, with PALEO dinner

5 June, Tuesday

Cooking demo at Atherton Appliance: Italian cuisine on the Bertazzoni

risotto

2 June, Saturday

Paleo potluck, Memorial Day

In May, we will not meet on the 3rd Tuesday, instead – we will meet on Monday, Memorial Day, from 2 to 6pm. Weather permitting we’ll be in our park-like back yard, with the grill going, so, if you want – bring meat and veggies to cook on the grill. Please bring a grill if you have one that is easy to transport, contact me to let me know what type of grill you are bringing so I can plan accordingly.