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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Zucchini Frittata - Frittata Ala Sardegnola - Lets Get Cooking!

Ah zucchini... one of those vegetables I find people either love or hate. Either way, this dish is for you (just pretend there is no zucchini?). A wonderfully flavored and textured dish that will make all of your friends and family think you've been taking cooking classes in your spare time. Simple to make, and even simpler to make your own. Once you have this "foundation" down, you can figure out your own methods and add other ingredients to make it pop the way only you can! That is what I love about cooking, it's all about getting your confidence in the kitchen to the point where you are comfortable making bold and brave choices with your dishes. It only takes one amazing dish that you create to take your confidence to that level, and then you are on your way!

This specific dish is Lacto-ovo-vegetarian (people who consume milk and eggs but no meats) which usually is just called vegetarian. If you are vegan, you probably already know the different methods to making this dish suitable to your specific needs and let me assure you, it's worth it!

Zucchini Frittata- Frittata ala Sardegnola

Ingredients:
− 3 cups water
− ½ tsp salt
− 1 ea. shallot, diced
− 1 ea. medium zucchini, unpeeled and diced (medium size)
− 2 tbsp breadcrumbs
− 3 tbsp milk
− â…“ cup parmesan cheese, grated
− 1 tsp lemon zest
− 6 ea. eggs
− 2 tbsp butter
− 2 tbsp olive oil

Method:
− Mix the water and salt together in a pot and bring to a boil.
− Blanch the zucchini by dropping it into the water and boiling for 2 minutes.
− Remove the zucchini by draining in a colander.
− In a large bowl, soak the breadcrumbs in the milk for 5 minutes.
− In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
− Add the shallot to the skillet and cook until translucent. Remove from heat.
− Add the zucchini pieces, parmesan cheese and lemon zest to the bowl with breadcrumbs. Mix well.
− In a small bowl, lightly beat the eggs.
− Stir the eggs into the zucchini-breadcrumb mixture.
− Add the shallot.
− Melt the butter in your large skillet over medium heat
− Add the egg-zucchini mixture to the buttered skillet and cook over medium heat for 3 minutes. The eggs should still appear moist.
− Place the skillet under the broiler for 1 minute to brown on top.
− Serve immediately for best results
- Enjoy!

Set the date for your next dinner party now and enjoy a night out with friends and family...at home!

Friday, October 21, 2011

Vegetarian Food from Mama Clay great base to enjoy every day

Vegetarian Food from Mama Clay Ill the tropical Ahh! Delicious drinks, snacks and everyone can use a similar sound in each of your day basis. Here it is ripe, delicious fruits, and is an irresistible force on the composition of your area to have a drink every day.

One is driven to drink the juice bar with a great base to enjoy every day, until the place and order online and you set the price at any time. It is hard work you do, you can not, conceive what is fair and effective. Again, you do not want to add that no one outside of its own sugar here. It is difficult to say what is Vegetarian Food from Mama Clay with what you are sometimes more art in a long time. But the action and the reason for the blenny small glass in the house easily. Now, for blenny Vitamix commercial order, the better, but also maintain close drinking large blenny more pain.

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It is! Vegetarian Food from Mama Clay in the most perfect in your gross, and enjoy the sound is not yet part of the day. Of course, what you have adjust the amount of people in the right taste and the time to serve.

So now you know how easy it Vegetarian Food from Mama Clay that bad tropical home. Your wish is that you can use any, of the fruits already ripe, and you know directly and in Fig. You can also adjust the texture and taste like the way you want.

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Monday, October 3, 2011

The Best Vegetable Juice Recipes

If you're wondering how on earth you're ever going to eat your "Minimum Daily Requirement" of fruits and vegetables each day, here's a quick and easy solution. Juicing!

The "MDR" varies according to your age, but to simplify it's about 2-3 cups each of fruits and vegetables for adult men and a half cup less of each for women. But remember that the "M" in MDR stands for the minimum amount needed to maintain a healthy body as determined by the US Department of Agriculture nutritional research, not the optimum amount that makes you feel your best!

Whether your goal is minimum or optimum, juicing is the fastest way to ingest and absorb all the nutrients in fruits and vegetables. One pound of produce makes just one cup of fresh juice, so a glass or two a day will do it! And because juicing separates the juice from the fiber, your body absorbs more nutrients faster than if you had eaten the fruit or vegetable whole. And keep in mind that store-bought juice must be pasteurized. This process destroys many good nutrients such as enzymes. And commercially made juice is not fresh or chemical-free.

Juicing is also the best way to ingest green vegetables. These are considered "superfoods" because they are packed with minerals, protein, and alkalizing nutrients, but they are not very tasty. You can simply eliminate their bitter taste by juicing them with other more flavorful foods such as carrots, apples, berries, and bananas.

You can use your creative juices and experiment with fruit and vegetable combinations that suit your taste. If you're worried about wasting time and expensive produce on combos that might taste terrible, just pick up a juicing recipe book to guide you. It will also provide combinations that prevent and even fight a wide variety of illnesses.

Here are my absolute favorite vegetable juice recipes - one for the sweet tooth and one that's spicy:

Sweet Veggie Juice

6 carrots - only peel half the surface!

2 stalks celery - with the greens!

2 sprigs mint or 1"ginger

Spicy Veggie Juice

2 tomatoes - skin and all!

1 carrot

1 stalk celery

½ beet

1 leaf spinach

½ handful fresh parsley

4 sprigs watercress

sea salt and pepper to taste

Worcestershire sauce to taste

Horseradish to taste

Remember to wash your produce to reduce pesticides. Better yet use your own garden grown or farmers' market organic produce to eliminate chemicals altogether. Even large grocery stores now have organic lines of fruits and vegetables - they cost a bit more, but your health is well worth it!

Most juicing appliances are made to be durable so you can juice stems and seeds without harming the appliance. Pits and large seeds should be removed as well as hard husks and skins. Most juicers will clog if you throw in a banana or avocado, so place these in a blender and then combine it with your juiced produce. If you don't want to buy a juicer, you can use a blender but you have to strain the juice or it tastes sandy!

Some people juice entire citrus fruits, rind and all, such as lemons, limes, oranges, and even grapefruit! I'm not one of them. I discard the peel, but I do juice that white pith which is packed with nutrients. Melons also can be juiced in their entire, just beware that the skin adds bitterness to the flavor.

And one more quick tip, don't bother to store your juice by refrigerating or freezing - most of the nutrients value is lost after 24 hours. Some foods such as broccoli, cauliflower, and melon, start losing their nutrients right after you juice them. So it's best to drink your fresh juice right away. If you must store something, freeze the produce, not the juice.

Absolutely nothing is more thirst quenching and good for you - and your children! - than a quick glass of home-made juice. And with juicing, there's no cooking and no pans to clean. So start juicing today!