Month: February 2009

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Sandi’s Bourbon Chicken

Boneless skinless chicken breast (about 2 pounds, can be frozen)½ cup bourbon3 tablespoons minced garlic½ cup Worcestershire sauce1 tablespoon agave nectar2 tablespoons soy sauce1 tablespoon lemon juice1 tablespoon cranberry juice cocktail1 tablespoon teriyaki sauce¾ teaspoon fresh grated ginger1 fresh sliced jalapeno Place all ingredients, except chicken, in a gallon size freezer bag. Seal and shake […]

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Fried Rice

3 tablespoons coconut oil1 – 1½ cups peas and carrots1 – 1½ cups leftover meat (cooked)Garlic powderOnion powderGinger3 cups cooked brown rice3 eggsTamari sauce (or soy sauce) Heat coconut oil in skillet on med-high. Add meat, vegetables, rice, onion powder, garlic powder, and ginger powder. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes stirring occasionally. Beat the […]

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All or Nothing

I originally wrote this in 2004. I think it is still good advice. Healthy eating does not require an all or nothing approach. While it would be ideal to grow all our own organic foods, starting with perfect soil, growing all of our own fruits and vegetables, raising our own meat fed on only perfect […]

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Confused About Fat? Choose Grassfed!

Confused About Fat? Choose Grassfed! by Jo Robinson Printer Friendly VersionIn my Grandma’s day, there was no such thing as a bad fat. All fat was “good” simply because it tasted good. My Grandma fried her eggs in bacon grease, added bacon grease to her cakes and pancakes, made her pie crusts from lard, and […]

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Check Out Frugal Healthy Simple!

I have added a new blog to my blog list – Frugal Healthy Simple. You should check it out, it’s great! The recipes look good, but what I really love is the way it is written. Marcia explains how she made the food, why she chose certain ingredients, including substitutions. She makes use of what […]

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Bean, Rice, and Cheese Rolls

I created this recipe when I was working with a very limited budget. I had made a huge batch of homemade beans and rice and we were sick of eating it! We had plenty of rolls, butter, mozzarella, parmesan, and fresh garlic. I was not an experienced cook at that time, but I knew I […]

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Half Sour Pickles

Half Sour Picklesby Katheryn Weber 9-12 Kirby pickling cucumbers2-3 cloves garlic, cracked6-8 sprigs of fresh dill (optional)1/4 tsp. dill seeds (optional)1 tsp whole pickling spices1/4 cup kosher salt1/4 cup white vinegar2 1/2 quarts water Thoroughly wash cucumbers and slice in half. Place cucumber, dill, and spices into a large clean jar. Bring salt, vinegar and […]

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Katie’s Chicken Fingers

I have subscribed to Katie’s newsletter for years and I love it! It’s called the Red Lotus Letter and it’s all about feng shui. Her article about feng shui in the kitchen will apear here next month. In the meantime, she has offered a couple of her favorite recipes. From Katie: Sandi – great blog! […]