Adventure #56: Chocolate Coconut Balls

I told you I was on fire today! Recipe 2, AKA Break #2, Dessert! Magic! Ingredients 1 cup heavy cream 3 1/2 ounces dark chocolate, 90% cocoa solids 2 ounces butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 cups almond flour Coconut flakes Instructions Break the chocolate into small pieces. Put the cream in a small sauce…

Adventure #55: Zucchini Pizza Bites

I was on fire today! This is the first of 3 recipes I made today! Woot woot for working from home! Ingredients 1 large zucchini 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese ( full-fat) 1/4 cup tomato sauce ( opt for homemade) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 cup pepperoni minis or 5-6 pepperoni slices, cut into small…

Adventure #54: Butternut Squash, Kale and Brocolli Gnocchi

This was inspired by another dish I have already made but I was trying to get rid of some of the pasta in the house so I used the gnocchi instead of tortellini and kind of did my own thing with the sauce. I had frozen butternut squash already cooked and ready to go so…

Adventure #53: Thai Curry Meatballs

Nom nom nom! Recipe #2 from work: Meatballs: 1 lb. ground chicken 2 cups zucchini, shredded 2 tablespoons cilantro, minced 1-2 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced 1/2 teaspoon sea salt Coconut oil for greasing baking sheet Curry Sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes, crushed 1 1/2 tablespoon garlic, minced 1 1/2 tablespoons…

Adventure #52: Chicken with Sun Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

This was my first recipe from work that I tried! Like I mentioned before, I have been just throwing all recipe ingredients into the crock pot and hoping for the best. This was a slight fail. The flavor was bomb but the consistency was not. I have become the queen of “it looks weird but…

Adventure #49: Stuffed Peppers

Holy cheese! I promise, layered under all that cheese is turkey and onions and peppers and black beans. I didn’t follow a recipe for this one, I wung it.  I cooked the turkey meat, actually Michael did while I worked out, and then I seasoned it with parsley, oregano, cayenne pepper, chili powder and salt…

Adventure #46: Summer Squash Pie

I don’t know why but this is the ugliest and longest hyperlink ever: https://books.google.com/books?id=41FM3gmERrMC&pg=PA120&lpg=PA120&dq=Trisha+Yearwood%27s+Squash+Casserole+recipe&source=bl&ots=_PMc1LDcXI&sig=MfMGFffnrkrwA7CJ2VhXB1LNhj8&hl=en&sa=X&ei=3MzCUuyrEYTZkQeS-YDQCA#v=onepage&q=Trisha%20Yearwood’s%20Squash%20Casserole%20recipe&f=false My girl Trisha Yearwood! I love watching her show on food network. I came about this recipe when I was looking for things to do with summer squash. We came home from a pretty intense night of drinking and crashing at…