MISSISSIPPI TABBOULEH

Rather than bulger wheat, I use cauliflower.   This dish is mouthwatering, light and absolutely  This is my take on Middle Eastern Tabbouleh.  delicious. 4 cups cauliflower, grated, 5 Persian cucumbers, cut into 1/4 inch cubes, 1/2 pound firm cherry tomatoes, cut in half, 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped, 2 1/2 cups fresh curly parsley, finely chopped,…

BEETS

Beets are good for you, they are an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals such as dietary fiber, manganese, iron, vitamin B folate, and phosphorus. According to Foodlife.com, there are Eight Healthy Reasons to Eat Beets.  The eight reasons are as follows:  1.  weight loss; 2.  brain and energy boost; 3.  nature’s viagra; 4. super antioxidant; 5. anti-inflammatory…

DO YOU LIKE SPICY YAMS?

    For most of my life,  I was of the firm opinion that if a meal did not include meat I didn’t want it.  In the words of my Grandma Emma, “Baby don’t put that on my plate”.  Recently, within the last five (5) years, I have expanded my food palette to include and…

STILL GRILLING

CAKE KABOBS I’m still grilling. I had some leftover pound cake and fruit from Memorial Day,  You know how I must repurpose leftovers so here we go my famous Cake Kabobs. Cut cake into 1 1/2 cubes.  Spear each cube with a fork and dip in sweetened condensed milk.  Roll each cube in flaked coconut…

VEGAN FRIED RICE

1 cup cauliflower, finely chopped, 1/2 cup frozen white corn kernels, 1/2 cup frozen peas, 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, 2 garlic cloves, minced, 1/4 cup white onion, chopped, 1 carrot, peeled and chopped, 3 green onions, chopped, 1/4 cup red bell pepper, cut into thin strips,  2 tablespoons rice vinegar, 2 tablespoons tamari, 1/4…

SEVEN LAYER PACOIMA BEAN DIP

1 (8oz.) can refried pinto beans, 1 (16 oz.) cream cheese, softened, 1 (1 1/4 oz.) package taco seasoning, 1 pint sour cream, 1 (1 oz.) package ranch dip, 2 large avocados, mashed, 1/4 pound ground chicken, 1 pound ground turkey, 1 pound sharp cheddar cheese, shredded, 1 cup romaine lettuce, shredded, 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped,…