Barbecue Cauliflower

Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower 1 cup barbecue sauce (I found some soy-free organic sauce at Kroger) Directions Cut cauliflower into florets/bites. coat the florets in the bbq sauce. place on foil covered baking sheet and drizzle excess sauce on top. Bake at 400 degrees for 45 minutes, tossing and adding more sauce every 10…

Mat and Cassie’s Master Chef Cook-off Round 1: Red River Boat

My awesome friend Mat and I are having a foodie competition like no other… Or maybe a lot like Master Chef, but, that’s beside the point. Anyway, we are cooking for atleast three rounds to win the ultimate title: “The Winner.” Here’s how our competition works, we come up with a challenge for each round….

Coconut breaded Shrimp (serves 4)

Ingredients: 4 servings of large pre-cooked shrimp (~6 per person) 1 cup of bread crumbs, I like to use cornflake crumbs for this recipe 1 cup of shredded coconut 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp of ground black pepper 1/4 cup melted butter or coconut oil 1 cup flour 4 tbsp. cooking oil Directions 1….

Potato Parsnip Soup (serves ~4)

Go grab the last of those parsnips at the farmers market before they’re out of season, because this soup is to die for! Ingredients: 2 large potatoes 2 parsnips 2 tablespoons water 3 cups of unsweetened almond milk or (my new favorite) Cashew milk 1 1/2 cups water + 2 veggie broth cubes  1/4 tsp….

Spinach and Shells (serves ~4)

My roommate and I accidentally bought 5 lbs. of spinach and needed some inspiration for what to do with all of it! After searching high and low for a new and delicious recipe, we ended up making up our own… and boy was it goooood! Ingredients 1 box of shell pasta 10 oz. of spinach…

Hearty Beef Stew (serves ~6)

After many failed attempts at making a mouth-watering beef stew, I have finally found THE ONE! The broth is thick, the meat is tender and the veggies are full of flavor. My family loved it! Let me know what your families think in the comments below! Ingredients 1 lb of beef for stew, cubed 4…

Grilled Salmon (serves 4)

Ingredients 4 salmon filets 1 tsp. honey 2 tbsp. dijon mustard 1/4 cup melted butter 1/2 tsp. lemon juice pinch of salt pinch of pepper Directions 1. Melt the butter first and then mix in the honey, mustard, lemon, salt, and pepper. 2. Then dip the filets into the mix and place on the grill….

Noodle’s & Company Pasta Fresca replica recipe! (Serves ~4)

That’s right, I replicated Noodle’s & Co.’s Pasta Fresca. I’ve been trying for about a year now to get the measurements of each ingredient just right, and I finally struck gold! Just in case you don’t know about this amazing chain restaurant, Pasta Fresca is a delicious combination of garden veggies and noodles, very different…

Garden veggie couscous (serves ~1)

We have a refrigerator full of veggies from various gardens so we’ve been experimenting new recipes. I love couscous so this one made my day! I’m sure it would be good with shrimp or just cheese on top but I like to make my dishes vegan and leave the toppings to you! Hope you enjoy!…

Parmesan Pork Chops (serves 4)

Mmmm never thought pork could taste so good. The ingredients sound kind of odd, but my family and I love this recipe! Give it a try, let me know what you think 🙂 Ingredients 4 boneless, center-cut, thick pork chops 1 1/2 cups of white bread crumbs 2 tbsp. of grated parmesan cheese 1/2 tsp….

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes (serves ~4)

Ingredients 5 potatoes 2 cups flour 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup almond milk (or whatever milk you prefer) pinch of salt pinch of pepper pinch of parsley   Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350. 2. Peel potatoes and cut into thin round slices. 3. Place the potatoes at the bottom of a shallow baking…

Pepper Steak Stir Fry (serves 4)

Ingredients 4 servings of beef tenderloin 4 green peppers 4 tomatoes 2 cups of bean sprouts 4 cloves of garlic, chopped 12 tablespoons of olive oil pepper to taste salt to taste 1/2 tsp of ground ginger 2 cups of water 2 tbsp. of cornstarch 2 tbsp of Coconut Aminos Directions 1. Cut up pepper,…