Month: May 2012

Truffle Salt Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 6 hard boiled eggs, peeled and sliced lengthwise 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 1/2 teaspoon finely minced fresh Italian parsley 1/4-1/2 teaspoon fine truffle salt white pepper Directions: In a small bowl, use a fork (or a mini chopper/food processor) and thoroughly mix together the yolks, […]

Moroccan Shakshuka

Ingredients: 2 Anaheim chiles, diced 1 onion, diced 2 clove garlic, minced 24 oz canned crushed tomatoes 15 oz (canned) diced fire roasted tomatoes 14 oz canned chickpeas, drained 1 teaspoon Moroccan spice blend sea salt freshly ground black pepper 6 eggs Directions: Saute the chiles, onion and garlic in […]

Coconut & Lime’s 8th Blogiversary!

Back in 2004, I posted my first recipe. Who would have thought that in 2012, I’d still be here? It has been nearly 1,400 recipes of my own creation and two cookbooks each featuring 300 never-before-seen recipes (Everything Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook and the Everything Whole Foods Cookbook)and I am […]

Spicy Chicken Salad with Pickled Jalapenos

Ingredients: 1/4 cup diced pickled jalapenos 1/4 cup diced celery 1/2 cup diced onion 3 cups cubed chicken breast 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon mustard powder 1/2 teaspoon Hot New Mexican chili powder 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle 1/2 teaspoon ground ancho chile 1/4 teaspoon ground lemon peel sea salt freshly […]

Seafood Paella

Ingredients: 8 cups shrimp stock 1 teaspoon saffron threads 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, diced 7 oz (Spanish) hot chorizo, sliced into coins 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 3 cups Bomba (paella) rice 6 oz frozen artichoke heart quarters, defrosted 15 oz (canned) fire-roasted tomatoes, drained […]

Broccolini Canadian Bacon Frittata

Ingredients: 1 bunch broccolini, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 onion, diced 8 oz Parmesan cubes 10 slices Canadian bacon*, in 1/4 inch wide strips 9 eggs, beaten 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard salt freshly ground black pepper olive oil 1-2 tablespoons butter Directions: Preheat oven to 325. […]

Chipolte-Cocoa Chili

Ingredients: 2 1/2 lb cubed sirloin 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 jalapenos, diced 1 Anaheim chile, diced 1 onion, diced 1 shallot, minced 7 oz chipotles in adobe, minced (with sauce) 30 oz fire roasted (canned) tomatoes, drained 1/2 teaspoon canela 1 teaspoon cocoa sea salt freshly ground black pepper […]

Pan Bagnat

Ingredients: 1 short loaf French bread or 1/2 long loaf* 1 (very loose) cup flat leaf parsley 1 clove garlic, smashed 10 oz canned tuna in olive oil 6 oz marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons minced Nicoise and Picholine olives 1 anchovy, minced 1/4 cup sliced […]

Cheddar Jalapeño Grits with Andouille Sausage

Ingredients: 4 cups chicken stock 1 cup stone-ground grits (not instant) 1 jalapeño, diced 1 medium onion,chopped 1/3 cup shredded extra sharp cheddar 4 andouille sausages salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: In a skillet, saute the onion and jalapeño until the onion is soft. Remove from the skillet. Set […]

Sauerkraut Soup with Kielbasa

Ingredients: 1 lb kielbasa*, sliced into coins 1 large onion, diced 1 rib celery, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups sauerkraut (drain if using canned/bagged) 2 Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 4 cups chicken stock 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh thyme 1/2 teaspoon caraway […]