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Organic Stuffed Beet Recipe
The stuffed beet cup was something I wanted to do just for the fun of it. I think as a side dish, especially at a small dinner party, it’s fun to have around. It’s really simple, and you can interchange the steamed veggies with whatever you fancy. The kids really like steamed broccoli and carrots, so that’s what I went with. A little note about flavor: Kid Two, Kid Three, and I all agree that a roasted beet has the texture of a buttered potato. We don’t know why, they just do. Enjoy!
Allergy Status: Wheat/Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Soy Free, Nut Free, Peanut Free, Yeast Free, Corn Free, Cane/Refined Sugar Free, Sesame Free, Legume Free, Nightshade Free, Low Histamine, Diabetic Friendly, Paleo, GAPs, AIP, SCD, Vegan
Salmon Stuffed Ronde de Nice Recipe
Last week was Stuffed Vegetable Week here on the blog, and I didn’t have enough time to share this gem with you, so here it is. This was deemed to be juicy and delicious by The Papa, the kids, and one of their cousins who was over for a visit.
A note about the honey. You see, I was measuring it out when the whole lid popped off and honey went everywhere. If I had to guess, it was 2 TBSP. I was planning to use 1.5, but there could be as much as 3 TBSP, so please use your best judgement on this one. SO sorry. And we didn’t even get a funny picture of it happening.
Allergy Status: Wheat/Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Soy Free, Nut Free, Peanut Free, Yeast Free, Corn Free, Cane/Refined Sugar Free, Legume Free, Nightshade Free, Low Histamine, Diabetic Friendly, Paleo, GAPs, AIP, SCD, Sesame Free Compatible
For Sesame Free & AIP: Omit the sesame garnish.
*Corn Free: Source safe ingredients.
*Low Histamine: Be sure to have fresh fish. Read More
Organic Cajun Stuffed Peppers Recipe
I have a riddle for you. What’s pretty on the outside and not that great on the inside? If you’ve read the Purple Pepper Post, you’ll know, it’s the orange peppers! Sometimes you get a bad one when it’s organic 🙁
When I was a kid, I had something so delicious, but I kind of only sort of know what it was. It was red potatoes, but with Cajun seasoning… or crab seasoning… see, I somewhat don’t remember, but I know that it was eaten near New Orleans, so it must be Cajun inspired at the least. In addition to that, I LOVED red beans and rice as a child. I could eat bowls of that stuff, and that’s where the inspiration for these peppers truly come from.
Now, some of you may know that the kids, especially Kid Two, hates spicy things. I have to always keep that in mind as I’m creating recipes, especially anything Cajun inspired 🙂 Needless to say, everyone really enjoyed the meal, however, I can safely say that if you’re a fan of spice, please feel free to add much more.
Allergy Status: Wheat/Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Soy Free, Nut Free, Peanut Free, Yeast Free, Corn Free, Cane/Refined Sugar Free, Sesame Free, Diabetic Friendly, Vegan
*For Corn Free, be sure to source safe ingredients. You may need to use a different rice. Read More
Just Sharing Some Pizza
Just sharing some recent things the kids and I have made in the kitchen. Nothing was measured, but I’ve put in some notes in hopes to spark the creativity within you 🙂 I’ve included both the allergy free and allergy versions of what was made.
We are not in the least bit pizza experts, however, we are getting there. I’ll be investing a few good tools and pans in the future which I’m sure will up our game. I’ll also be experimenting with homemade dough… one day… More than anything, we’ve been learning all about flavor profiles, and what works on a pizza. Most of our experiments have been successful, and it has inspired me to write an allergy friendly pizza cookbook 🙂
Organic Lemon Chicken Stuffed Purple Pepper Recipe
We were had by the peppers. I tell the kids whenever this happens that this is the “price” we pay for organic. You win some, you lose some. You’ll see in the image that there are 5 cute little peppers, one for each person. However, much to our surprise, all but one was bad on the inside. What amazed us is that they were all so perfect looking on the outside. Yet, I was able to do a small victory dance because hey, at least I got one to take a picture of.
Allergy Status: Wheat/Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Soy Free, Nut Free, Peanut Free, Yeast Free, Corn Free, Cane/Refined Sugar Free, Sesame Free, Legume Free, Diabetic Friendly, Paleo, GAPs, SCD
For Corn Free: Source safe ingredients. Read More
Simple Stuffed Turnip Salad Recipe
Just because it’s stuffed veg week doesn’t mean everything has to have a long and complicated title, right? Even us foodies at heart have to take a break sometimes 🙂 Although this is a very simple idea, it takes real planning. If you use a large turnip, which I would suggest, you have to bake it before you can hollow it out. It’s simply too hard to accomplish when it’s raw, unless you have access to some really cool commercial kitchen heavy duty tools. Or maybe a sawz-all.
Allergy Status: Wheat/Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Soy Free, Nut Free, Peanut Free, Yeast Free, Corn Free, Cane/Refined Sugar Free, Sesame Free, Legume Free, Nightshade Free, Low Histamine, Diabetic Friendly, Paleo, GAPs, AIP, Vegan
*For AIP, Low Histamine, and Nightshade Free, be sure to skip tomatoes in your salad.
A Little Bit of Shopping
Just wanted to share a few things that I saw recently at the store. I did purchase the cassava sweetener to mess around with it when I have a little extra time. I’m very pleased with the ingredients listed on the Jovial products, but they do contain corn. Since we have other mixes that I’ve put together without corn, we won’t be trying this product; mainly because, well, corn.
We’ve been using the Tiger Nut Flour (NOT a nut, a tuber) for a while now, but the Pamela’s is a new product I hadn’t seen before. I’m hoping someone out there will find this useful because I didn’t purchase it since The Papa has a coconut allergy.
Happy shopping everyone!
Grapes are Growing, and Here are Some Cupcakes
The kids are really excited to see the grapes in our backyard doing so well. It’s nothing short of a miracle considering how bad we all are at gardening. I have to admit, it’s fallen off of my ever-growing list of things to do. These grapes didn’t let our poor treatment stop them from growing, and that’s just way cool. Also, cupcakes, because, well, cupcakes. It’s one of the new things I’m working on for the bakeshop at freeandfriendlyfoods.com.