FOODIE

Food cooked by me 🙂

Favorite Breakfast

SPINACH MUSHROOM OMELET & ARUGULA SALAD

IMG_1124▪1 egg

▪3 egg whites

▪1 cup of fresh spinach

▪1/2 cup of fresh mushrooms

▪Tablespoon of grated Parmesan cheese

▪Tablespoon of shredded Pepper Jack cheese

▪Olive Oil Spray

▪Chopped Green Pepper

▪1 cup of fresh Arugula

▪2 Tablespoons of Balsamic Vinegar

▪Cup of Cherry Tomato

▪Salt and Pepper to taste and a pinch of Garlic Powder

Beat eggs, egg whites and parmesan cheese in small bowl together. Season in Salt, Pepper and Garlic Powder. Heat olive oil in a large skillet at medium heat. Sauté mushrooms and bell pepper for about 5mins then remove from heat. Next sauté spinach in skillet with a splash of balsamic vinegar and salt and pepper then remove from pan. In clean pan re-coat with olive oil and once hot pour in eggs. Allow eggs to cook a little then pour in mushrooms, bell pepper and spinach. Mix just a little and let stand. Add Pepper Jack Cheese and as the egg cooks more, start to fold over to make roll do trifold and put on plate.

For Salad: mix in bowl, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt, pepper, arugula and half cut cherry tomatoes. Be sure to coat the salad but don’t drown with homemade dressing. Add to plate with omelet and ENJOY!

Sautéed Kale and Sweet Chili Rubbed Salmon 

▪Bunch and half of Kale chopped IMG_0703

▪Olive Oil

▪2 cloves of garlic finely chopped

▪Balsamic Vinegar

▪6oz Salmon

▪1 Teaspoon of Asian Sweet Chili Sauce

▪2 Tablespoons of grated ginger

▪2 Tablespoons of light Brown Sugar

▪1 Teaspoon of ground Cumin

▪1 Teaspoon of Chili Powder

For Kale:

Chop your kale and clean it. In non-stick skillet heat olive oil and cook down garlic. Once the garlic is cooked soft, turn up heat and add in balsamic vinegar and kale. Toss together. Cover and cook for about 5 minutes. Uncover and cook until all water is evaporated then season with salt and pepper to taste and remove from pan.

For Salmon:

Mix Sweet Chili Sauce, grated ginger, brown sugar, chili powder and cumin in bowl. Brush rub on salmon. Grill salmon with flesh side down first until charred. (About 4 mins) Flip over and cook for additional 5-6mins. Take out and serve!

Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos▪Fresh Mahi Mahi

▪2 Limes

▪1 clove of garlic finely chopped

▪Ground cumin and Chili Powder

▪Olive Oil

▪1 Cup of thinly sliced purple cabbage

▪Homemade Salsa (diced tomatoes, 1 finely chopped jalapeño,  chopped red onion, cilantro and fresh lime juice)

▪Homemade Guacamole (avocado, kosher salt, fresh lemon juice, chopped red onion, chopped serrano chili, chopped tomato, black pepper, and cilantro)

▪2 Corn Tortillas

▪Sour Cream for garnish

Take Mahi Mahi and place in dish to squeeze half of lime for juice over it. Then add in cumin, garlic, chili powder, tablespoon of oil and season with salt and pepper. Cover and marinate for about 20mins. While fish is marinating, make your slaw with chopped cabbage, cilantro, onion and lime juice. Be sure to season with salt and pepper and drizzle a little oil on top the set aside. Warm tortillas and wrap in foil then warm dish towel to keep heated. Grill your fish for about 3 minutes on each side. After finish cooking, cut fish in small chunks and construct taco by starting with slaw then fish, then homemade salsa, homemade guacamole, a little sour cream and sprouts for garnish and enjoy! Serve with Tortilla chips, cut jalapeño and half of lime.

Southwest Salmon and Corn Salsa over Kale

IMG_3067▪6oz Salmon

▪1 clove garlic, minced

▪1 bell pepper cut, 1 chopped red bell pepper

▪Chopped Cilantro

▪1 Teaspoon of cumin

▪About half teaspoon of crush red pepper flakes

▪Olive Oil

▪Fresh Lime Juice

▪Fresh kernels from Corn on the Cob (after being grilled you then cut off kernels)

▪Red wine vinegar

▪1 chopped onion

▪Salt and Pepper to taste and a pinch of

Season salmon with salt, pepper, cumin, crushed red pepper flakes then grill. Flesh side first for about 3mins then flip and grill other side for 4mins and take off heat. Heat large sauté pan with olive oil. Cook down garlic for about 2 minutes then add green pepper, red pepper and onion. After cooked, add splash of red wine vinegar and cooked corn. Remove from heat and add in fresh lime juice to taste, salt and pepper, cumin, chopped cilantro, and crushed red pepper flakes.

Cook Kale as same as previous recipe listed above. Plate Kale, then salmon and add corn salsa on top and enjoy!

 

Love making morning shakes!

 

Southwestern Chopped Salad (I followed recipe from Damn Delicious)

▪Chopped RomainIMG_1220

▪1/2 can of drained kernel corn

▪1 cup of halved cherry tomatoes

▪1 diced avocado

▪1/2 cup of canned black beans

Cilantro Lime dressing following recipe from Damn Delicious

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quick Shrimp Fried Rice


IMG_3118▪1 pound of cleaned and devein shrimp

▪Frozen bag of mixed carrots and peas

▪1/2 of white onion

▪Frozen sweet kernel corn

▪Chopped green onion

▪Basmati Rice

La Choy Sweet & Sour Duck Sauce (about 2 tablespoons)

▪2 Tablespoons of Soy Sauce

▪2 cloves of minced garlic

▪Salt and Pepper to taste

In large skillet cook shrimp about 3mins and season with salt, pepper, and soy sauce. Set aside and cook garlic and onions for about 4-5mins. Stir in all vegetables (corn, carrots, peas) and cook until tender to liking. Stir in cooked basmati rice, green onion, soy sauce and duck sauce. Stir all together and add in shrimp. Enjoy!

 

 

Fresh Tomato, Basil, Avocado and Mozzarella Salad

This is a fave. Quick, easy and fresh salad. Tomato Salad

▪1 container of cherry tomatoes cut in half

▪1 diced avocado

▪Fresh mozzarella drained and cut into small chunks

▪Cut basil

▪Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar

▪Fresh Lemon Juice

▪Fresh Cilantro

 

 

Mix together tomatoes, basil, cut cilantro, and mozzarella in a bowl. Mix together fresh lemon juice, oil and vinegar to taste along with salt and pepper. Pour liquid mixture over tomato mixture and refrigerate for up to 1 hour. Take out and add in diced avocado then enjoy.

 

Grilled Asparagus and Egg

aspargus and egg▪Few Stalks of Asparagus

▪1 minced garlic clove

▪Kosher Salt and Pepper for taste

▪Fresh Lemon Juice

▪Egg

▪Olive Oil

 

 

Pan grill asparagus with minced garlic and juice half a lemon while cooking. Season with kosher salt and remove from pan. Cook egg over easy, plate on top of asparagus and add pepper. Delish!

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