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Showing posts from September, 2012

A New Taste

When I was younger I absolutely despised mushrooms. The smell, the slippery texture, the weird taste – YUCK, I was very anti-mushroom to say the least. But then something very peculiar happened, I stopped being a picky 8 year old and started to embrace flavors and textures. I could eat mushrooms without wincing, they actually IMPROVED the taste of pizza. I was hooked. And here is a delicious recipe for Mushroom Risotto high in riboflavin, niacin, and selenium. A healthy a delicious dish!                                                  Gourmet Mushroom Risotto Ingredients: 6 cups chicken broth, divided 3 tablespoons eSutras organics Extra Virgin olive oil 1 pound Portobello mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 pound white mushrooms, thinly sliced 2 shallots, diced 1 1/2 cups Arborio rice 1/2 cup dry white wine eSutras Organics Citrus Sal t to taste eSutras Organics   eSutras Organics freshly ground black pepper to tas

Labor Day Leftovers

Labor Day is over and that means lots of leftovers. This blogger pretty much loves leftovers. It’s a great way to try new recipes without breaking the bank. Labor Day usually means BBQ leftovers which inspired me to try a Cajun BBQ style stew. Stews last pretty much forever and are hearty meals. Try this one today! Cajun BBQ Stew (Serves about 8) Ingredients: 2 lbs Grilled Tofu 2 tbsp. eSutras Organics Drip and Drizzle Oil 1 packet Lipton Onion Soup Mix (Great as a beef stock substitute!) 1/2 c. water 1/4 c. ketchup 1 tbsp. mustard, prepared 1/2 tsp. eSutras Organics Garlic Powder 1/2 tsp. eSutras Organics Sea salt & Whole Black Pepper 2 onions, diced 1 sm. green pepper, cut 1 can diced mushrooms 2 tbsp. eSutras Organics Amaranth flour 2 tblspns eSutras Organics Cajun Spice Blend 5 chopped New Potatoes Directions: 1        Boil poatoes until soft.      Mix onion soup mix and tofu in a pot. Add oil, water, ketchup, mustard, garlic p