Instant Pot Stuffed Pepper Casserole

Instant Pot Stuffed Pepper Casserole 1 lb ground beef 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 bell peppers, diced 1 handful spinach, chopped 1 pint (or 14.5 oz can) diced tomatoes, with liquid 8 oz tomato sauce 1/2 cup bone broth 1/2 cup dry rice (I used soaked brown basmati) 1 TBSP Worstershire sauce…

Chicken Fried Rice

1 small onion, diced 3 TBSP EVOO 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 carrots, diced 1⁄2 cup peas (frozen is fine) 4 green onions, chopped 2 cups bean sprouts 8 ounces cooked chicken, chopped 4 cups cooked rice (I used brown basmati that was soaked overnight and cooked in bone broth) 1/4 cup liquid aminos (or…

Instant Pot Orange Pork

1 TBSP butter 4 boneless pork chops 1 onion, sliced 1 1/2 cups orange juice 1/4 tsp pepper 1 TBSP arrowroot powder (or cornstarch) Use the saute function on your Instant Pot to brown 4 pork chops in butter. Remove chops and add onion. Cook until softened. Add orange juice and pepper and deglaze the…

Skillet Dish

The Traditional Cooking School has a formula for making skillet dishes of unending varieties. I tried one with ground beef, brown basmati rice, pinto beans, and onions with a coconut milk and nutritional yeast sauce. It tasted just like those helper boxed meals, which took me back to the days when I’d just moved out…

Crock Pot Taco Meat

2 lbs ground beef 1 pint (or 14oz can) diced tomatoes with juice 1 cup (or 7 oz can) mild green chilis, diced 1 onion, diced 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 tsp each ground cumin, chili powder, paprika 1 1/2 tsp each sea salt, garlic powder Place all ingredients in a slow cooker for 2-4…

Chili Mac

This is a wonderfully flavorful homemade chili mac.  When I made this myself I added some leftover tomato paste as well. 1 lb ground beef 1 TBSP coconut oil 1 bell pepper, chopped 8 carrots, chopped 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano 1 1/2 tsp chili…

Black Bean Enchiladas

1 small onion, diced 1 bell pepper, diced 2 cups black beans, soaked and cooked (or a 16 oz can) 1 cup corn 2 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon celtic sea salt 1 1/2 cups Monterey jack, shredded and divided 2 cups salsa 12 six-inch flour tortillas In a bowl, mix together…

Bacon Wrapped Rainbow Trout

I love this because it’s so simple and so delicious. Literally just wrap some fish in bacon and bake it at 400 degrees for 20 minutes until bacon is crisp. I used Rainbow Trout since we have an awesome spring fed trout farm in the area (Rushing Waters Fisheries) and I had just gotten some…

Crock Pot Enchilada Chicken

1 pound chicken breasts 1 can enchilada sauce 1/2 cup Mexican Cheese 1 packet Taco Seasoning Coat crock pot with EVOO. Place chicken in bottom. Mix taco seasoning with enchilada sauce and pour over chicken. Cover and set on low for 6 hours, or on high for 3-4. Sprinkle with cheese and allow to melt…

Sirloin Tip Roast

3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp dried oregano 2 tsp dried basil 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes 2.5 lb. sirloin tip roast Mix spices and spread over roast. Sear in a skillet and place on a roasting pan. Bake at 250 for 90 minutes.

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

My mother found this recipe back in 2007 (in Cooking Light?) and it’s been a family favorite ever since.  Try dicing the peppers for picky eaters. 1 pint broth 1 bay leaf 1 cup quinoa 6 bell peppers 4 medium carrots, finely chopped 2 medium onions, finely chopped 1 TBSP oil 1 TBSP sunflower seeds…