dinner recipes

Teriyaki Grilled Eggplant with Cashew Coconut Rice

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Just this last Wednesday I was invited to have some dinner with some friends so we decided to meet up and then cook and eat together. My friend is a vegetarian so instead of grilling up some burgers we decided to grill up some teriyaki eggplant and make cashew coconut rice to go with it. As a meat lover myself I was not sure I would particularly enjoy this meal, but I can safely say this is a meal that everyone will love. Here’s what you need (serves 4): teriyaki sauce:1/3 cup balsamic vinegar1/4 cup agave nectarsplash of tamari2 tsp grated […]

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Chicken Lo Mein

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After a long week, sometimes I like my Saturday nights to consist of a home cooked meal and a movie. Last night, I was feeling a little more on the creative side and was craving an Asian inspired dish. I usually order chicken lo mein when I get take out, so I thought it would be fun to make my own for dinner last night. I tend to get pretty picky with my vegetables, so I used ones that most appeal to my taste. Feel free to dress this dish up with a plethora of your favorite veggies. You can also add […]

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Coconut Oil in Every Dish

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You can incorporate coconut oil into every part of your meal.  I recently made dinner that consisted of a marinated and grilled chicken breast with asparagus and potatoes…. and guess what? Coconut oil was in all of the dishes!  The meal was simple and healthy (minus the bacon in the potatoes, shhh!).  Below are all of the recipes. Marinated, Grilled Chicken Breasts 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 4 teaspoons Kelapo coconut oil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 4 medium garlic cloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne Pinch of black pepper 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce Juice of 1 […]

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