Mashed cauliflower - 6 servings


Ingredients


  • 1 cauliflower - chopped small
  • 5 oz butter
  • salt to taste

  • Process

    1. In a large pot add enough water that won't all evaporate during the steaming. 
    2. Place the cauliflower in a steamer(See the pictures below for an example of a stainless steel steamer). Place the steamer inside the pot, put the lid on and cook it on high.
    3. Steam the cauliflower until very soft (15 to 20 minutes should do it).  
    4. In a large bowl add the steamed cauliflower, butter and salt.  Using a potato masher, mash the mixture until the texture is similar to mashed potatoes.
    5. It can stay fresh in the refrigerator for many days.

                    
     
     





















     

     
          



    Broccoli and seaweed salad - 2 servings


    Ingredients


  • 1 to 2 broccoli heads cut up small (not tiny)
  • 4 tbsp dry wakame seaweed
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • optional - a few drops of sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • optional - 3 tbsp Bonito flakes

  • Process

    1. In a large pot add enough water that won't all evaporate during the steaming. 
    2. Place the broccoli in a steamer. Place the steamer inside the pot, put the lid on and cook it on high.
    3. Steam the broccoli until soft (5 minutes should do it). 
    4. In a medium bowl add the wakame seaweed and 1 cup of water.  Set the timer for 5 minutes. 
    5. Drain the the seaweed using a strainer.
    6. In a small cup add the soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, sesame oil and olive oil and stir well.
    7. In a medium bowl mix the broccoli, seaweed and dressing.  Finally, sprinkle the bonito flakes on top.
    * Cooking tip * - The seaweed will only stay fresh one day in the refrigerator.


      
     
     





















     

     
          



    Brussels sprouts and sauerkraut salad - 3 servings
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    Ingredients


  • 20 to 30 brussels sprouts cut into 1/4 pieces
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 cup sauerkraut (preferably raw)
  • optional - 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

  • Process

    1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
    2. In a large bowl, mix the brussels sprouts, salt & pepper and 2 tbsp of olive oil.
    3. In a large baking pan arrange the brussels sprouts.
    4. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until soft.
    5. In a large bowl add the brussels sprouts, sauerkraut and 2 tbsp of olive oil and mix well.  Optionally, mix in the balsamic vinegar.

      
     
     





















     

     
          



    Kale and bacon salad - 2 servings
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    Ingredients


  • 1 kale bunch - chopped into small pieces
  • 12 oz bacon -  cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

  • Process
    1. In a wok or very large pan add the bacon and fry until medium done.
    2. Add the kale and cook on high until kale is slightly wilted.
    3. Add the salt & pepper and the balsamic vinegar and mix well.
    4. Serve warm.
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    Sauteed cabbage - 3 servings


    Ingredients


  • 1/2 cabbage cut in half and then sliced
  • salt to taste
  • 4 tbsp duck, pork or bacon fat
  • optional - 1/4 tsp fennel seeds

  • Process

    1. In a large wok, add the fat and then the cabbage and optionally, the fennel.  Stir occasionally until the cabbage is soft.
    2. Add the salt.
    3. Serve warm.
    * Cooking tip * - When choosing cabbages, look for round ones, avoid flat tops.


      
     
     





















     

     
          



    Guacamole - 2 servings


    Ingredients

    • 2 avocados - chopped
    • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice
    • optional - 2 tbsp onions - chopped small
    • 10 cherry tomatoes - halved
    • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 tbsp cilantro - chopped (you can substitute with parsley)
    • 1/4 tsp salt then salt to taste
    • dash of cayenne pepper (you can substitute with black pepper)
    Process
    1. In a medium bowl add all of the ingredients and mix well.
    2. Serve immediately otherwise it will start to get darker.

      


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