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Red Alfredo Sauce

Red Alfredo Sauce

We love playing with flavors at our house. This sauce is a family creation. Use with pasta, as pizza sauce and more.

Ingredients

1/4 cup Butter
1/4 cup Arrowroot
1/4 tsp Salt
3 cups Half & Half
1 1/2 cups Parmesan Cheese Shreds
2 tsp Fresh Basil Chopped
2 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
1/3 cup Sun-dried Tomatoes Chopped

Directions

In a sauce pan combined butter, arrowroot, and salt . Stir in half & half shimmer for 2 minutes. Add in Parmesan cheese.  Add in basil, red pepper and tomatoes.

Red Alfredo Sauce Process

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Greek Chicken Lettuce Boats

Greek Chicken Lettuce Boats

We love Greek Gyros! About 3 years ago we started making Chicken Gyros. Joseph did an upgrade to lettuce boats to support our healthy lifestyle. We are not listing measurements for this recipe.

Ingredients

Caesar Cardini’s Light Greek Vinaigrette
Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs
Tomatoes
Mushrooms
Onions
Goat Cheese
Tzatziki Sauce
Romaine Lettuce

Directions

Marinade chicken in Caesar Cardini’s Light Greek Vinaigrette for 8 hours. Grill Chicken. Fry tomatoes in case iron pan. Saute Onions. Saute mushrooms. Chop up chicken. Assemble all ingredients in a romaine lettuce leaf.

Greek Chicken Fixings

Ruth's Diner

Ruth’s Diner

Ruth’s Diner is a Utah landmark as the second oldest restaurant in Utah founded in 1930. It began as Ruth’s Hamburgers in downtown Salt Lake City in the Meredith Building at 120 East Second South. After many years the building she was in was sold and demolished. So she bought a Salt Lake Trolley car and moved it up Emigration Canyon where she reopened in 1949. In 1977 Ruth sold the Diner to Curtis Oberhansly who operated in until 2001. Ruth’s Legacy is now carried on by owners Tracy and Erik Nelson who have been associated with the Diner for many years.

Our family has celebrated special occasions at Ruth’s Diner for as long as I can remember. We just celebrate our oldest’s High School Graduation there. It was as fantastic as ever. We love the Biscuits so much they where gone before we could get a picture of them.

You can check more pictures on their website.

There is nothing we have had over the years that we did not enjoy. Their Breakfast menu is our favorite.

Ruth’s Diner Restaurant featured on Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives season 5 episode Places You Sent Me

Gluten Free Toad in the Whole

Gluten Free Toad in the Whole

We love Yorshire Pudding and Toad in the Whole, but one of our children has developed a gluten allergy, so we are trying alternatives to wheat flour at our house. Our first attempt was close, but not quit the right balance. This recipe can be done with breakfast sausage served on its own or with syrup or with Irish Sausage severed with pork gravy. You can also make it into individual servings by transferring the meat into muffin tins.

Ingredients

1 lb Sausage
5 Eggs
3/4 cup Whole Milk
3/4 cup Arrowroot
pinch of Sea Salt

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a 14-16 inch cast iron skillet brown the sausage. Place pan with sausage in the preheated oven for 3 minutes.In the blender combined eggs, milk, arrowroot, and salt. Blend until well combined approximately 2 minutes. Pour mixture over the sausage and cook for 20-25 minutes until golden brown. Remove from pan and allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving. Cut into 8 slices.

Gluten Free Toad in the WholeToad in the WholeSliced Toad in the Whole

Nutrition Information

Servings 8
Calories 281
Carbs 15.9 g
Fat 19.7g
Protein 12.7g

 

Egg Roll in a Bowl

Egg Roll In A Bowl

I was introduced to the concept of Egg Roll in a bowl from my sister-in-law. We enjoyed playing with the ingredients to come up with an amazing flavor.

Ingredients

1 T Olive Oil
1/2 cup Chopped Onions
1/2 cup Chopped Mushrooms
1 lb Ground Meat (Pork, Chicken, or Turkey)
1/2 cup Teriyaki Sauce
1 T Fish Oil
1 tsp Chinese 5 Spice
2 Eggs
10 oz Cole Slaw
6 oz Shredded Brussels Sprouts or Broccoli Slaw

Directions

Saute onions, and mushrooms with oil in a wok or large skillet. Add ground meat, teriyaki sauce, fish oil, and Chinese 5 Spice and brown. Once meat is browned, add eggs stirring until cooked completely. Add slaw and cook until slaw is tender. Serve with your favorite sauce. (Sweet & Sour, Peanut Sauce, or Sweet Chili Sauce)


Eggs

Low Carb Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Low Carb Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

As I have upgraded my eating habits there are some food I really miss. Muffins has been one of them. The fluffy crumbly texture is exactly what I was craving.

Ingredients

1 1/2 Cups Almond Flour
1/4 tsp Salt
1 T Baking Powder
2 T Poppy Seeds
2 Eggs
1/2 Cup Sour Cream
2 T Lemon Juice
20 drop doTerra Lemon Essential Oil
4 T Butter (melted)
1/2 Cup Cream Cheese
1 T Coconut Sugar

Directions

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.

Combined flour, salt, baking powder, and poppy seeds together in a glass bowl.

Combine  eggs, sour cream, lemon juice, essential oil, butter, cream cheese, and coconut sugar together in a glass bowl.

Mix dry and wet ingredients together well.

Spray your pan with nonstick cooking spray.  I used a muffin tin, but you can use any pan you choose.  Take a drop a dollop of biscuit batter into each cup of  your pan.

Low Carb Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Cook for about 10 to 13 minutes.

Low Carb Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

 

Low Carb Cinnamon Muffins

Low Carb Cinnamon Muffins

As I have upgraded my eating habits there are some food I really miss. Muffins has been one of them. The fluffy crumbly texture is exactly what I was craving.

Ingredients

1 1/2 Cups Almond Flour
1/4 Teaspoons Salt
1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
1 tsp Cinnamon
2 Eggs
1/2 Cup Sour Cream
4 Tablespoons Butter (melted)
1/2 Cup Cream Cheese

Optional Flavor boost:
2 drops doTerra Cinnamon Essential Oil
1 drop doTerra Clove Essential Oil

4 drops doTerra Wild Orange Essential Oil

Directions

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.

Mix all the dry ingredient together.

Combine all the wet ingredients together. (including essential oils)

Mix dry and wet ingredients together well.

Spray your pan with nonstick cooking spray.  I used a muffin tin, but you can use any pan you choose.  Take a drop a dollop of biscuit batter into each cup of  your pan.

Low Carb Cinnamon Muffins

Cook for about 10 to 13 minutes.

Low Carb Cinnamon Muffins