Sesame Kale Chips

Ingredients: 1 bunch kale 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon sesame seeds To Make:  Preheat oven to 250. Add kale to a large bowl and mix together with sesame oil, soy sauce, and sesame seeds. Divide among two baking sheets. Bake for 20-30 minutes, checking every ten minutes, until crisp. (Recipe […]

Roasted Chickpeas

Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas, drained, rinsed, and dried 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon paprika To Make:  Preheat oven to 425. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Spread onto a foil-lined baking sheet and bake for […]

Banana Maple Trail Mix

Ingredients: 1 cup dried bananas, chopped 1 cup dried cranberries 2 cups raw almonds 3 cups rolled oats 1 cup maple syrup 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt To Make:  Preheat oven to 375. Mix together the almonds and oats with maple syrup, melted butter, and salt. Spread on parchment-lined baking sheet. […]

Bloody Mary Shrimp Cocktail

Ingredients: 16 jumbo shrimp (peeled, deveined, and cooked) 1 can crushed tomatoes, chunky (28 oz) 1 lemon, juiced 2 tablespoons horseradish 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons Tabasco, or other hot sauce 6 ounces cold vodka Celery ribs, washed and cut Salt and pepper To Make:  Mix together all ingredients except for shrimp and celery. […]

Pickled Red Grapes

Ingredients: 1 pound red grapes 1/4 cup water 1 cup apple cider vinegar 1 cup sugar 1 cinnamon stick 1 vanilla bean 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1/4 teaspoon black peppercorn 1/8 teaspoon yellow mustard seed To Make:  Wash and dry the grapes, then slice the stem end off, set aside. In a small saucepan, combine the water, vinegar, […]

Citrus Cocktail Onions

Ingredients: 1 pound pearl onions, peeled (fresh, or thawed from frozen) 1 1/2 cups water 1 1/2 cups white vinegar 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon coriander seed 1/4 teaspoon juniper berries 1/4 teaspoon white peppercorn zest of one lime and one lemon 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1/2 cup dry white vermouth To Make:  Set aside the onions […]

Spiced Walnuts

Ingredients: 2 cups walnut halves 1 egg white 1 1/2 teaspoons fine kosher salt 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon paprika To Make: Preheat oven to 350. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and cooking spray. Whisk together the egg white and spices in a large bowl. Add the […]

Coconut Granola

Ingredients: 2 cups old fashioned oats 3/4 sweetened shredded coconut 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup chopped almonds 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup melted coconut oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract To Make: Preheat oven to 300. Line a baking sheet with parchment […]