Lemony salmon flatbread!

Savory Dishes

 

This tasty flatbread is full of flavor! From the calm flavor of the roasted salmon to the bright flavor of the grated lemon.

Yield: 6 slices

Ingredients:

  • 6-8 oz filet of salmon (trader Joes has some great options in the frozen section) (buy wild)
  • 1 package of pizza dough (trader joes,kroger,publix)
  • Handful of arugula
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 radish
  • olive oil

Procedure:

  • Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees
  • Rub down salmon with olive oil
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper
  • Roast skin side on a foil covered pan
  • 12-15 mins
  • Set aside after it is finished
  • Next oil a separate sheet pan
  • Spread out dough until it is shaped to your liking
  • Spread olive oil on the dough
  • Bake for 15-20 mins
  • Chop salmon up on a cutting board or pull apart with your fingers
  • Spread half of the salmon across the cooked pizza dough
  • Bake for 5 mins at 350 degrees
  • Spread arugula on top of salmon
  • Add more salmon
  • Grate lemon onto the pizza with a mandolin
  • Slice the radish into match sticks and sprinkle on pizza

Enjoy this crunchy and fresh tasting flatbread!

 

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Spicy Cold noodle salad!

Savory Dishes, Uncategorized

 

This dish is great for summer! It is  healthy, combining fresh ingredients for a quick meal. It can be made for one or doubled for a group. Enjoy this easy summer recipe!

 

Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of arugula
  • Small amount of chives
  • 2 heads of radish
  • 1/3 of a shallot (just a small amount, eyeball it. Also choose for preference of taste)
  • 1/2 of a chicken breast
  • Solid handful of dry rice noodles (Kroger,Publix) Local asian market .
  • 1 Tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon of Korean bbq sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon of sriracha
  • Pinch of salt and pepper

Procedure:

  • Place a pot with 3 cups of water the the stovetop, medium-high heat
  • Chop chives for garnish, set aside
  • Place a pan (preferably cast-iron) on the stovetop, also at medium-hight heat
  • Slice radishes into half-moon’s
  • Chop shallot into small pieces
  • Slice chicken breast into bite size pieces
  • Season chicken with salt and pepper
  • Saute until cooked through but still tender
  • Mix soy sauce, Korean bbq sauce and sriracha together in a bowl
  • Place rice noodles in the boiling water, cook 3-4 minutes, occasionally stirring
  • Drain in a colander, continue to rinse until noodles are no longer hot.
  • Place sauce into a closable container, add noodles. Close container and shake shake shake.
  • Pour into a bowl
  • Sprinkle radish,chicken and arugula on top of the cold noodles
  • Drizzle with sriracha for more heat and sprinkle chives
  • ENJOY!

Chai-Masala Peach paletas!

Snack or Dessert

 

Summer! Is that you?

This recipe is refreshingly creamy and sweet.  It’s a Chai-masala paleta with fresh Georgia peaches.

Paletas- Frozen fruit bars (water or milk base). A popular item sold in the streets of Mexico. Also an amazing part of Mexican culture that has been brought to America!

If you ever visit Nashville, make sure you checkout ‘The Peach Truck’! They truck in fresh Georgia peaches from Pearson Farm in Ft.Valley Georgia. Just imagine, that peachy fragrance and those sweet peach juices dripping down your arm when you take a bite. It is worth it, get to Nashville asap!

Ingredients: Yield- 8 paletas

  • 3 fresh ‘The Peach Truck’ peaches or ripe ones available in your area
  • 2 1/2 cups of plain greek yogurt
  • 4 Tablespoons of honey (can be adjusted to taste)
  • 1 Tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 packet of chai-masala powder
  • Popsicle mold
  • Pinch of salt

Procedure:

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  • Cut each peach in half and then into slices
  • Place on a sheet pan, drizzle with 1 tablespoon of honey and sprinkle with a pinch of salt
  • Roast peaches for 35 mins or until peaches are soft
  • Let cool (refrigeration helps the process)
  • Add yogurt, honey,vanilla extract and chai-masala powder to a large bowl
  • Stir thoroughly
  • After peaches are cool, gently fold into the yogurt mixture
  • Pour into popsicle molds
  • Freeze for 4-6 hrs
  • Enjoy!

Sweet peach and blueberry spring rolls with a honey-mint sauce!

Snack or Dessert

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Yields: 4 whole sweet spring rolls OR 8 mini spring rolls

Ingredients:

For spring rolls-

– 1 fresh peach

– Handful of blueberries

– Sprig of mint

– 4 oz of lime juice

– 1 package of rice noodles

– 1 package of rice paper – 8 1/2 inch or ‘small’

– 1 Tablespoon of honey

For sauce-

– 1 Tablespoon of honey

– 4 oz of lime juice

– Spring of mint – 3 to 4 leaves of mint

– Tsp of sugar

Procedure: Sauce

– Chiffonade the mint (roll the leaves together and then chop horizontally)

– Add mint to a bowl with lime juice, honey and sugar.

– Stir and done. Taste test for adjustments.

Procedure: Spring rolls

– Cut peach in half, avoiding the pit. Then cut peach into slices.

– Tear the mint, set aside

– Cook rice noodles, about 5 minutes in medium-high temperature water.

– Drain and rinse rice noodles.

– Pour honey and lime juice on top of the noodles and mix well.

– Place a damp paper towel or kitchen towel on a cutting board.

– Place warm water in a wide and flat container. So the rice paper is able to lay flat under the warm water.

–  Place 1 sheet of rice paper in warm water, let sit for 1 minute or until silky and flexible.

– Place rice paper on the damp paper towel/ kitchen towel

–  Lay 3 slices of peaches, horizontally in the middle of the rice paper.

– Grab a small amount of noodles (you be the judge) and lay them horizontally on top of the sliced peaches.

– Place 3  more pieces of sliced peach on top of the rice noodles.

– Nestle blueberries around the peaches.

– Sprinkle the pieces of mint over your creation.

– LET’S ROLL!

–  Roll the bottom away from you over the tasty treat. Tighten it by pulling back towards you.

– Fold the left side towards the right and then the right side toward the left.

– And then roll until the ingredients are nice and snug in the beautiful and tasty spring roll that you just made!

– Slice and dip in the honey-mint sauce!

– MMMM so Fresh!