Coconut Curry My Way

A friend and I occasionally visit a tea salon and try new dishes and teas. I tried a spicy coconut curry for the first time and was blown away. It was tasty and I just kept thinking about how long I had been missing out.

I decided that I would look at several recipes for coconut curry and then take what I wanted from them! The result was an amazing dinner that I will definitely make again!


 

To make the Coconut Curry base:

Use equal parts – 1 Cup Vegetable Stock & 1 Cup Unsweetened Coconut Milk

To season:

For every cup of stock/coconut milk combo use – 1 Tablespoon of Olive Oil, 1 Teaspoon Curry, 1 Teaspoon of Red Pepper Flakes, 1 Teaspoon of diced Garlic, 1 Teaspoon of Sea Salt, 1 Teaspoon of Cracked Black Pepper


Veggies Used: Organic Broccoli, Carrot, Mushroom, Green Onion, Sweet Pepper

Veggies Used: Organic Broccoli, Carrot, Mushroom, Green Onion, Sweet Pepper

The first round of veggies that were put into the pot were finely diced. The second round of veggies were kept slightly larger by quartering and thinly slicing.

The first round of veggies that were put into the pot were finely diced. The second round of veggies were kept slightly larger by quartering and thinly slicing.

When the soup was almost finished cooking the larger veggies and rice noodles were added. This helped create depth and texture within the soup.

The soup was delicious  and definitely hit the spot!

The soup was delicious and definitely hit the spot!

Easy Stir Fry

Delicious and healthy stir fry made in minutes!

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Add Onions, mushrooms, & carrots

After 2-3 minutes add Broccoli & Red Peppers

Cook until Carrots & Broccoli start to become tender; stirring occasionally & seasoning to taste

Optional: add dried cranberries to the mix

Serve as a side or main dish!

 

Mushroom & Green Onion Gravy

Brown 3 medium sized organic green onions and about 6 medium sized chopped crimini mushrooms with about 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

Stir occasionally before adding fresh cracked black pepper and sea salt to taste

Add One cup of vegetable broth after browning

Slowly add One tablespoon of all-purpose flour while whisking the broth

Finish off the gravy by simmering until desired thickness is reached
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Roasted Honey Asparagus

Fresh organic asparagus was drizzled with olive oil, lightly seasoned with cracked black pepper, and then tossed with about a tablespoon of raw organic local honey.

IMG_20140317_160524After coating the asparagus evenly the pan was placed on the top rack of a 350 degree oven for about 15 minutes.

The organic asparagus and raw local honey was received in my Green Bean Delivery bin.

Pita Pizza

Need:

Pita bread, tomato sauce, shredded cheese, toppings (turkey pepperoni, mushrooms), seasonings (basil, oregano, red pepper flakes)

Preheat oven on 350

Bake for 10 minutes & enjoy!

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I have made pita pizza many times! It is so quick, easy, and tasty! Other toppings that I have tried include: onion, green peppers, banana peppers, jalapeno peppers, and black olives!

What toppings or cheeses do you like on your pizza?

Peach Coleslaw

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What I Used:

**Organic Peaches **Organic Local Cabbage **Fresh Cracked Pepper
**Pink Himalayan Sea Salt **Organic Lemon **Fresh Grated Organic Carrot
**Basil

In a container, combine grated cabbage, grated carrots, and diced peaches. Next, top the mixture with basil, pepper, salt, and the juice from 1 medium sized lemon. Mix and coat the coleslaw evenly before covering, and then refrigerating over night. Stir before serving. Enjoy!

 

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Baked Sprouts & Potatoes

I absolutely love brussel sprouts! Many many people have told me how much they despise them. Lots of people have had bad experiences with this little vegetable, BUT I think that a second chance should be given. Fresh brussel sprouts definitely make a difference, and I try to avoid frozen ones. Steaming is the usual way that I cook then, but this time I tried something a little different.

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In a bowl mix:

Fresh cracked black pepper

Pink Himalayan sea salt

Basil

Rosemary

Onion powder

Olive oil

  • Organic red potatoes, fresh organic brussel sprouts, and fresh organic sweet onions are tossed in the mixture before being spread evenly on a lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 40 minutes on 300 degrees

ImageWhat do you think of brussel sprouts? Try this recipe out and share your thoughts and pictures! Follow me on Instagram @MzDezy  and tag your photos with #NaturallyMzDezy

Baked Pineapple

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Fresh organic pineapple was sliced and chunked into wedges. Next the chunks were rolled in a mixture of:

Cinnamon

White Sugar

Brown Sugar

Basil

Oregano

These coated pieces of pineapple were then placed in a baking dish and baked for about 20 minutes on 350 degrees. The pineapple was cooked until it started to become tender, but not completely soft. Served warm, this treat would pair nicely with a scoop of ice cream.

 

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