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Friday, March 30, 2012

KL'S MISSION FIG PEAR ORANGE STRAWBERRY SMOOTHIE

HERE'S A  TASTY "MORNING CUP OF JO" AS MY KUZN KOKO SAYS, HAHA!!

PREP TIME: 10 MIN
COOK TIME: 0 MIN


SERVES: 1-2

TODAY I ADDED 6 FRESH FROZEN STRAWBERRY, 3 DRIED MISSION FIGS, 1 CUP FRESH 100% ORANGE JUICE (NOT FROM CONCENTRATE), 1 FRESH D'ANJOU PEAR (SKIN & SEEDS REMOVED), 1/2 TABLESPOON DR. SEBI SEAMOSS/BLADDERWRACK MIX, 1 TEASPOON GROUND CINNAMON, 6 SPRING WATER ICE CUBES, & 1 TABLESPOON OF ORGANIC RAW AGAVE NECTAR---THEN BLENDED IT (ON PULSE) ALL UP UNTIL IT WAS SMOOTH TO MY LIKENESS.

MAKES 32 OZ.

VROOM!!!

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

KL'S STRAWBERRY ORANGE CUCUMBER PEAR SEAMOSS SMOOTHIE

WoOoO!!

Get your blender, add .5 tablespoon of Dr. Sebi Seamoss/Bladderwrack mix, 1 cup of fresh 100% Orange Juice (Never From Concentrate), 1 d'Anjou Pear (skin removed), 1 cup of frozen fresh Strawberries, .5 cup Cucumber (skin removed), 1 teaspoon of Cinnamon, 1-2 tablespoon of Raw Agave Nectar (more to taste) and pulse in blender until smooth!!

VROOM---the FAST LIFE!!

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

KL'S STUFFED BELL PEPPER W WILD RICE & CHICKPEAS

ANOTHER FAST DISH FOR THOSE WHO LIVE "THE FAST LIFESTYLE" & LOVE GOOD FOOD... FAST!!






IF YOU'VE FOLLOWED MY BLOG, YOU MUST KNOW THAT I MAKE MULTIPLE-MEAL FOODS, WHICH IS CONSISTENT WITH LIVING FAST & ON THE GO!


SO THIS STUFFED RED BELL PEPPER IS WHAT I MADE FOR DINNER WITH THE LEFT-OVER CHICKPEAS FROM THE PREVIOUS POST...




PREP TIME: 50 MIN
COOK TIME: 10 MIN


SERVES 1-2


INGREDIENTS:


RED BELL PEPPER
ORGANIC WILD RICE - 1/2 CUP UNCOOKED
YELLOW ONION - DICED
ORGANIC CHICKPEAS
SEA SALT - DASH (OR TO TASTE)
CAYENNE PEPPER - DASH (OR TO TASTE)
THYME - DASH (OR TO TASTE)
CUMIN - DASH (OR TO TASTE)
BASIL - DASH (OR TO TASTE)
ONION POWDER - DASH (OR TO TASTE)
ORGANIC GINGER - DASH (OR TO TASTE)
EXTRA-VIRIGN OLIVE OIL - 2 TABLESPOONS


PREP (IF USING ALREADY PREPARED CHICKPEAS):


BOIL 1/2 CUP WILD RICE IN 1 1/2 CUPS SPRING WATER (COVERED) FOR 45 MINUTES OR UNTIL SOFT & FLUFFY---WATER SHOULD BE ABOUT 90% EVAPORATED.
PRE-HEAT OVEN TO 325 DEGREES.
WASH & CUT THE THE TOP OFF OF BELL PEPPER (REMOVE PIT, BUT KEEP SEEDS!!!).
SAUTE WILD RICE, CHICKPEAS, DICED YELLOW ONION, BELL PEPPER SEEDS, AND SPICES IN 2 TABLESPOONS OLIVE OIL FOR 3-5 MINUTES.
OVER-STUFF BELL PEPPER(S) AND PUT THE TOP BACK ON.
PLACE IN OVEN-SAFE DISH AND PUT INTO THE OVEN FOR 8-10 MINUTES, REMOVE & ENJOY!!


VROOOOOOOOOM!!

KL'S YELLOW BELL PEPPER FRIES





WoOoOoO00!!


I've done it again---challenged myself to a FAST (& fried) meal that's totally guilt-free, haha!!


PREP TIME 10 MIN
COOK TIME 4-7 MIN


SERVES 2


INGREDIENTS:


YELLOW BELL PEPPER(s)
100% WHOLE SPELT FLOUR
SEA SALT
CAYENNE PEPPER
BASIL
THYME
ONION POWDER
EXTRA-VIRGIN OLIVE OIL


PREP:


HEAT OLIVE OIL IN A SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZE PAN.


WASH & SLICE BELL PEPPERS AS YOU WOULD "FRENCH FRIES" THEN SOAK IN PURE WATER WITH A DASH OF THYME. 


IN A MEDIUM BOWL BOWL (FOR YOUR FRY BATTER), ADD  SPELT FLOUR AND A DASH OF THE FOLLOWING: SEA SALT, CAYENNE PEPPER, BASIL, & ONION POWDER.


BATTER THE BELL PEPPERS & FRY IN OLIVE OIL FOR 4 MINUTES (LONGER FOR A CRISPIER TASTE) TURNING HALF-WAY THROUGH COOKING TIME.


BOOM---ENJOY!!

KL'S CHICKPEAS W MUSHROOM & VEGGIE MEDLEY




This meal will come together quite FAST if you prepare the chickpeas in advance, which I usually prepare 1 cup (uncooked) chickpeas to use in multiple meals---since chickpeas taste way better (and easily digestible) if slow-cooked!

PREP TIME 15 MIN
COOK TIME 120 MIN

SERVES 3

INGREDIENTS:

CHICKPEAS
ASPARAGUS
YELLOW ONION
BABY BELLA MUSHROOMS
RED BELL PEPPER
YELLOW BELL PEPPER
ZUCCHINI SQUASH
BAY LEAF
CAYENNE PEPPER
SEA SALT
OREGANO
ONION POWDER
OLIVE OIL

PREP:

BRING CHICKPEAS, A FEW SLICES OF YELLOW ONION, & BAY LEAVES TO A BOIL THEN COVER & SIMMER FOR 1.5 - 2 HOURS. STRAIN.

WASH & SLICE ALL VEGGIES IN PROPER PORTIONS AS YOU WOULD FOR A "STIR-FRY" DISH.

COOK:

SAUTE COOKED CHICKPEAS, FRESH VEGGIES IN OLIVE OIL WHILE ADDING A DASH OF SEA SALT, CAYENNE PEPPER, ONION POWDER, BASIL, AND OREGANO FOR 4-5 MINUTES OVER MEDIUM FLAME.

BOOM!!!

LIVE LONGER!!

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

KL'S COOL SPRING SPELT SALAD

A GREAT-TASTING, ALL-NATURAL SPRING DISH THAT IS SO GOOD!! I COOKED 1 CUP OF SPELT BERRIES (SIMMER SPELT FOR 1 HOUR IN 3 CUPS SPRING WATER) LAST NIGHT AND COULDN'T DECIDE WHAT TO PREPARE WITH THEM SO TODAY I FREESTYLED, HAHA!

SERVES 2

PREP TIME 5 MIN
COOK TIME 0 MIN (IF SPELT IS COOKED)

INGREDIENTS:

SPELT BERRIES - 1 CUP COOKED & COOLED
GRANNY SMITH APPLE - SLICED IN CHUNKS
GROUND CINNAMON - 1 TEASPOON
CAYENNE PEPPER - 1 TEASPOON
RAW ALMOND BUTTER - 1 TABLESPOON
RAW BLUE AGAVE SYRUP - 1 TEASPOON
100% SEA SALT - 1/4 TEASPOON
MIX:

1 CUP COLD SPELT BERRIES (RIGHT OUT THE FRIDGE) IN A LARGE BOWL WITH 1 GRANNY SMITH APPLE, RAW ALMOND BUTTER, CINNAMON, CAYENNE PEPPER, RAW BLUE AGAVE SYRUP, & SEA SALT TOGETHER AND THAT'S IT!

ENJOY!!

FOR A CRUNCHY SALAD, ADD RAW WALNUTS---WoOoO!!



Tuesday, March 13, 2012

KL'S MAMA GODDESS SALAD


TODAY IS MY GRANDMOTHER, GODDESS LOUIDA, 91ST EARTH DAY---WoOoO00; & ALSO THIS SAME DAY IS THE 13 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF MY MOTHER (GODDESS LINDA SUE), TRANSITION OVER TO THE OTHER SIDE, WHICH INSPIRED THIS UNIQUE-TASTING, FAST & QUICK RECIPE TONIGHT!!!

MY MOTHER PAST DUE TO CANCER & KEMO TREATMENTS 3.13.1999, WHICH TRULY INSPIRES ME TO FAST FORWARD INTO A HEALTHIER LIVING LIFESTYLE AND "SELF-HEALING"---DOCTORS NOR TREATMENTS COULD SAVE HER SO SHE NOW LIVES IMMORTALLY THROUGH MY TESTIMONY!!!

SERVES 1-2

PREP TIME 5 MIN
COOK TIME 0 MIN

INGREDIENTS:

3 GREEN LEAF LETTUCE LEAVES
1 ROMA TOMATO - SLICED
RED BELL PEPPER - SLICED W SEEDS
YELLOW ONION - SLICED
BASIL
RAW BLUE AGAVE
EXTRA-VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
CAYENNE PEPPER
THYME
SEA SALT (OPTIONAL)

YOU'LL NEED A MEDIUM TO LARGE SALAD BOWL FOR THIS!

SALAD MIX:
RINSE LETTUCE LEAVES IN COLD WATER TO CLEAN & "WAKE UP" THEN TEAR OR CUT INTO SMALL PIECES.
SLICE & ADD ROMA (PLUM) TOMATO
SLICE & ADD YELLOW ONION
SLICE & ADD RED BELL PEPPER W SEEDS (OR USE THE SEEDS FOR THE SALAD DRESSING BELOW)


YOU'LL NEED A SMALL BOWL OR CUP FOR THIS!

SALAD DRESSING:

1 TABLESPOON EXTRA-VIRGIN OLIVE OIL (2 TABLESPOONS---EVEN BETTER; DAILY RECOMMENDED DOSAGE)
1 TEASPOON RAW BLUE AGAVE
1 DASH SEA SALT (OPTIONAL)
1 DASH CAYENNE PEPPER
1 DASH THYME
1 DASH BASIL

*ADD SEEDS FROM THE RED BELL PEPPER TO THE SALAD DRESSING!

BOOM!!!

ENJOY =]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GRANDMA---R.I.P. MAMA **MUAH**

Saturday, March 3, 2012

KL'S HOME-MADE ORGANIC ONION RINGS

TRY THIS FAST & GUILT-LESS RECIPE AND YOU'LL IMPRESS YOURSELF---I SURE DID!!

PREP TIME: 10 MIN
COOK TIME: 10 MIN
SERVES: 1

INGREDIENTS:

1, ORGANIC YELLOW ONION
.5 CUP, ORGANIC SPELT FLOUR
.5 TEASPOON, CAYENNE PEPPER
.25 TEASPOON, SEA SALT
.5 TEASPOON, ONION POWDER
DASH, BASIL
1 CUP*, EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

PREP:

HEAT OLIVE OIL IN A SMALL TO MEDIUM PAN ON MEDIUM HEAT.
ADD 1/2 CUP SPELT FLOUR, SEA SALT, CAYENNE, & ONION POWDER TO A SMALL BOWL WITH A LID (ADD SEASONING TO YOUR TASTE AND LIKING) AND MIX WELL.
SLICE YELLOW ONION AND SOAK IN COLD WATER UNTIL READY TO USE.

ADD ONIONS TO MIX AND SHAKE UNTIL COATED WITH BATTER AND COOK IN HEATED OLIVE OIL 3-4 MINUTES UNTIL GOLDEN.

REMOVE FROM OIL AND PLACE ON CLOTH OR PAPER TOWEL TO REMOVE EXCESS OIL, SPRINKLE WITH A DASH OF SEA SALT & BASIL.

THEY TASTE GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT WITHOUT KETCHUP OR SAUCE!!

WoOoO---THAT'S ALL FOLKS!!!

ENJOY!!

*ESTIMATE---MAY NEED MORE OR LESS, DEPENDING ON THE SIZE OF PAN YOU USE.



Friday, March 2, 2012

KL'S VERY BERRY PEARY SEAMOSS/BLADDERWRACK SMOOTHIE

THIS FAST & FIRRRRRE SMOOTHIE RECIPE IS HOW I POWERED-UP AFTER MY MORNING WORKOUT!

PREP TIME: 5 MIN
COOK TIME: 0 MIN


INGREDIENTS:
1 1/4 CUP HIGH PULP 100% OJ
1/4 CUP RAW BLUE AGAVE SYRUP
1 BOSC PEAR (RINSED WELL & SKIN REMOVED)
10 STRAWBERRIES (RINSED WELL & LEAVES REMOVED)
1/2 TABLESPOON DR. SEBI SEAMOSS/BLADDERWRACK MIX


PREP:
MEASURE AND ADD ALL INGREDIENTS TO A BLENDER AND PULSE UNTIL MIXED WELL (30-60 SECONDS)!

IT WAS SO GOOD THAT I DIDN'T STOP TO GRAB MY CAMERA AND TAKE PICTURES... SORRY!!

TRY IT & TELL ME WHAT YOU THINK...I'M GONE!