Sunday, July 27, 2014

This and that.......

So, recently my son joined a group of friends for a float trip on the Chariton River. Think they had sooo much fun!

Today I made a recipe for Paleo Stuffed Peppers. I may never go back! Instead of rice in the one pound of hamburger I used about a cup and a half of bagged coleslaw mix. And I chopped up a Granny Smith apple in tiny cubes... I added about a big teaspoon of my new spice called "Soul Food." It's a mix... Gotta go easy, but I love it in very small doses... Added about a fourth of a medium large can of tomato sauce to the hamburger mix... And two eggs. I mixed it with my hands, but not over much...

 

I had boiled the pepper halves in lightly salted water for three minutes... Put the mixture inside the peppers and covered with my remaining sauce (I added a scant tablespoon of soul food spice and a glug of true maple syrup.

 

Baked covered one hour at 350° and then uncovered until brown and bubbly.... Oh, my...

 

Had that, salad, sweet potato baked, crusty cheese bread (for non Paleo... And almond flour flatbread for Paleo).... and green bean bundles... They are easy and pretty, but... I like green bean casserole better. I made eight bundles. Snipped ends off 40 green beans and washed them. Boiled in lightly salted water about four minutes. Drained and added a couple tablespoons olive oil, salt, pepper. Tossed. Wrapped in right partially cooked strips of bacon. Baked on oiled cookie sheet 24 minutes at 350°.