Archive for June, 2018


Let’s give your summer Corn a “lift” from the boring melted butter and use mayonnaise with Mexican seasonings, instead !!!! I had 5 ears but picked the 3 best and this is what I used for 3 ears

INGREDIENTS :

  • 3 ears of corn
  • 1/4 c of Avocado Oil ( or whatever oil you have on hand
  • 1/2 c mayonnaise (Hellmann’s or Best West NOT Miracle Whip!)
  • 1 TBS Chili Powder
  • 1 Jalapeño, seeded and minced ( If a Gringo, leave out)
  • 1/2 c  Cojeta cheese or Feta…no big difference, crumbled
  • I used seasoned Salt…just look at your spices and be adventurous!

DIRECTIONS: LIGHT THE Bar-B-Que

 

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Take oil and brush over each ear of corn

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Set in pan or directly on fire on high heat and roast turning frequently so it does not burn. About 15-20 minutes.

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Mix together your ingredients into the mayonnaise

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Start getting excited !!!

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After Corn is grilled, lather them with the Mayonaise mix

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Then top with the cheese, minced jalapeños and cilantro and enjoy each and EVERY morsel !!!!

Finger Licking, GOOD !!!

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Since I have so much Cauliflower Rice on hand I was looking for recipes…and low and behold a frind comes by and brings me 2 mango’s!! Why?? I haven’t a clue. So I found this easy recipe at tastefulventure and had everything g on hand, so I made it !! It was quite good !! The sweetness of the mangos and then the squeeze of a full lime, for the dressing !! And it is sooo easy…well except for cutting the mango !! That is  for in itself!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 head of cauliflower chopped and put in food processor to rice consistency and THEN PUT IN MICROWAVE for about 4 mins and stir, and put in fridge to cool.
  • 4-5 green onions chopped on an angle to look pretty
  • a bunch of cilantro chopped (about 1/2 c or more depending on how much you like cilantro !!
  • 1 TBS minced garlic
  • kosher salt to taste..don’t be shy
  • 1 large lime, juiced..(that means, squeezed)
  • 1can Block beans drained & rinsed
  • 1/4 c of red, OR orange OR whatever color pepper you have…I even used jalapeño…( or mix, it’s up to you !!)
  • 1 mango peeled, cored and chopped !! And that, my friends requires that maybe you should google how to do it because it is a slippery son of a gun !!
  • 12 grape tomatoes cut in half.

DIRECTIONS

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Here is the Cauliflower cooked and cooled. I then added the green onions and the cilantro and jalapeño and stirred it up.

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I then took the mangos, beans, orange peppers& tomatoes and arranged the ever so pretty so you would get the idea!!

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Then I added the garlic and squeezed the lime all over it, added salt and stirred !! And this is how it ended up. Now mind you, this is half the recipe, seeing that it was only me, eating it!

I hope you enjoy it..!!

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DIRECTIONS:

  • 1 head of Cauliflower with all green parts removed, the cut into pieces
  • use food processor and pulse until small “rice like” pieces
  • then cook what you want and either freeze in individual sandwich bags or store in fridge . In fridge it will last about a week.

One head yeilded me 4 cups!! I LOVE rice but on Paleo, I substitute this and it is so dang good !!!!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2-3 medium tomatillos
  • 1 jalapeño
  • 1 small onion, peeled and quartered
  • 2 large avocados
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • handful of chopped cilantro
  • salt to taste

The recipe is right here from Closet Cooking (one of my most FAVORITE cooking sites)!!!

 

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Your ingredients to cook on the grill. Take off the wrapping from the tomatillo, and peel onion.

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Cooked and ready to go in to the food processor…

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Grill on a medium to high heat…but don’t leave unattended 

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Peel the skin off the jalapeño, and chop the onion and tomatillo

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Everything cut and ready to whirl

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Add seasoning and cilantro and pulse it..

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Now add some Mexican Cream

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Like so

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VOILA

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 16oz pkg of fresh strawberries cut into small pieces
  • 1 lg Avocado cut into small pieces
  • 1 jalapeño seeded and minced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely diced
  • 1 lime, juice and the zest
  • Handful of chopped cilantro
  • Salt & Pepper

DIRECTIONS:

  1. go gather EVERYTHING and chop, mince and measure!!
  2. Take the jalapeño, red onion and lime with zest, put all into a bowl and mix…then put aside for a few minutes
  3. Now add the rest of the ingredients into the bowl, and mix “gently”…you do NO want to make the avocado mushy !!
  4. put it in the fridge to chill thentke out and serve with Taco,s, on top of chicken, or fish, or pork or as a Salsa with chips.  The possibilities are endless!!! ENJOY and thank you Elaine for Eating for the inspiration!!