Monthly Archives: March 2015

Easy Peasy Chow Mein

  INGREDIENTS 4 packages ramen noodles 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 small onion, diced 10 oz. shredded cabbage salt & pepper, to taste 1 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger {or grate in a little fresh ginger} 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Coconut Oil Granola

 Going on a hike tomorrow. We’re driving to Starved Rock. I thought I’d bring some granola! INGREDIENTS Dry Ingredients 3 cups rolled oats 1 heaping cup pecans, chopped roughly ½ to ¾ cup pistachios, chopped roughly ½ cup white whole … Continue reading

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Sausage, Spinach, and White Bean Soup

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 (12.8-ounce) package smoked andouille sausage, thinly sliced (I used Trader Joe’s chicken andouille sausage.  It has no msg, nitrites, or nitrates but is quite tasty.) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, diced 3 carrots, … Continue reading

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Spicy Shrimp Pasta

    INGREDIENTS 3/4 lb. tiger shrimp, peeled & deveined salt & pepper to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 large onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2-1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes* 14 oz. can crushed … Continue reading

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