Healthy Cooking

Lemonade Recipe

Lemonade Recipe Ingredients:1 1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar1 Cup Water (Cold), Plus 7 Cups to Serve1 1/2 Cups Lemon Juice (From 8 Medium or 6 Large Lemons)Instructions:In a Small Saucepan, Combine 1 Cup Water with 1 1/2 Cups Sugar. Place Over Medium Heat and Bring Just to a Simmer, Stirring to Dissolve The Sugar. Remove from The Heat and Let The Syrup Cool to Room Temperature. Transfer to a Mason Jar, Cover and Refrigerate Until Ready Serving. Squeeze 1 1/2 Cups Lemon Juice. Transfer to a Mason Jar and Refrigerate up to 2 Weeks Until Ready to Make Lemonade.To Make The…

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Lemonade Recipe
Smashed Cucumber Salad

Smashed Cucumber Salad

Smashed Cucumber Salad Ingredients: 2 Cucumbers 1+ tsp Salt 2+ tsp Sugar 2 Tbsp Rice Vinegar 1 Tbsp Sesame Oil 2 tsp Light Soy 2 Cloves of Garlic, Grated Crushed Red Pepper, to Taste 1 Tbsp Fresh Cilantro, Chopped 1 tsp Sesame Seeds, Lightly ToastedInstructions:Smash The Cucumber Using The Smooth Side of a Meat Hammer/ Rolling Pin or You Can Use The Flat Side of a Clever if you Have One. (Tip- Loosely Wrap The Cucumber First in Cling Wrap So you Don't Get Little Cumber Bits and Juices Flying Everywhere).  Chop The Smashed Cucumber in Bite Size Pieces Place The Chopped Cucumber in a Strainer/Colander Over a Bowl and Sprinkle…

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Grilled Chicken with Fresh Cherry Salsa

Grilled Chicken with Fresh Cherry Salsa Ingredients:2 Chicken Breasts 1 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 tsp Salt (Or To Taste)1/4 tsp Pepper (Or To Taste) 1 tsp Chipotle PowderFor The Cherry Salsa:2 Cups Sweet Cherries Pitted & Chopped 1/2 Medium Jalapeno Seeded; Ribs Removed (For More Heat Add More with The Seeds & Ribs) 1/4 Cup Shallot, Finely Diced 1/4 Cup Cilantro Leaves Chopped 1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar Juice of 1 Lime Salt and Pepper to TasteInstructions:Place The Chicken Breasts in a Large Zip Lock Bag and Pound Them Using a Heavy Pan or Rolling Pin to Uniform Thickness.Mix Together The Oil, Salt, Pepper and Chipotle Pepper Powder and Rub…

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Grilled Chicken with Fresh Cherry Salsa
Vegan Kimchi

Vegan Kimchi

Vegan Kimchi Ingredients:1 Medium Napa Cabbage, About 2 lbs. (Savoy, Green or any Combo Works Too) 1/4 Cup Kosher, Sea Salt or Other Coarse Salt6 Cups Water 3/4 Sweet Apple (I Used Fuji), Chopped1/2 Small White Onion, Chopped 1 1/2-Inch Ginger, Chopped 1 – 2 Cloves Garlic 3 Tablespoons Korean Red Chili Powder (Gochutgaru) or 1 Tablespoon Each Cayenne & Hungarian Paprika 3 – 4 Scallions (Green Onions), Sliced 1 InchInstructions:Preparing Cabbage: Quarter Cabbage and Chop Laterally Into About 2-Inch Pieces. Place Cabbage in an Extra-Large Bowl or Pot. Combine Salt with 2 Cups of Lukewarm Water, Stir to Dissolve Salt. Pour Salt Water Over the…

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Tomato, Cucumber, Avocado Salad

Tomato, Cucumber, Avocado Salad Ingredients:1 1/2 Cups of Chopped Tomatoes – I Used Cherry Tomatoes1 Cucumber – Peeled and Seeded Then Diced1 Avocado – Diced4 oz Feta Cheese – Cubed2 tbs Minced Red Onion1 Handful Parsley – Minced – About 2 tbs2 tbs Olive Oil1 tbs Red Wine Vinegar8 Twists of Black Pepper from a Pepper MillChop up the Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Avocado and Add to a Large Salad Bowl. You Want to Cut the Veggies to be Roughly All the Same Size. Add Feta, Red Onion and Parsley to the Salad. Pour the Dressing Over All the Ingredients…

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Tomato, Cucumber, Avocado Salad
Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup For the Stock:1 tbsp Olive Oil1kg Willow Farms Chicken Drumsticks1 Leek, Roughly Chopped2 Carrots, Roughly Chopped2 Celery Sticks, Roughly Chopped1 Onion, HalvedHandful Parsley4 Thyme Sprigs2 Bay Leaves¼ tsp Black PeppercornsFor the Soup: 1 tbsp Olive Oil1 Onion, Diced1 Celery Stick, Diced1 Carrot, Diced200g Swede, Diced2 Garlic Cloves, Finely Chopped4 Thyme Sprigs, Leaves Picked1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar1 tbsp Tomato Purée1 x 400g Tin Plum Tomatoes1 x 400g Tin Borlotti Beans, Drained50g Spaghetti, Broken into Pieces½ Savoy Cabbage, Leaves Shredded1 x 30g Pack Basil, Leaves Picked and About Half ShreddedFreshly Grated Parmesan, to Serve For the Stock, Heat 1 tbsp Olive…

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