Kale and fennel slaw

Kale & Fennel slaw

 

Serves 2

1 handful kale

1/2 fennel bulb

1/2 Red onion

1 carrot

1 green shallot sliced

1Tb apple cider vinegar mothers earth

1 lemon juiced

2Tb organic mayo

Cut vegetables on mandolin thinly then mix in bowl with mayo , lemon juice and apple cider vinegar

Kale & Fennel Slaw w baked basa and straight cut chips

The 8 Week Blood Sugar Cookbook : My Week 2 Meals

Going well so far and loving the meals.

Here is what we had today.

Greek Yogurt, Warmed Berries with Seeds & Nuts

Greek Salad and Served this with 90g tin  Sundried tomato & basil Tuna

Quick Easy Quiche with my own salad see prev recipe for side salad (*balsamic beet and feta side salad)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scrambled Egg with Chili and Coriander

Cabbage Chinese style stir fry Serves 2 *wombok used

cabbage Chinese style stir fry then converted it into san choi bau by adding grass fed organic beef mince and carrot and celery and Chinese 5 spice served in lettuce cups

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roasted Capsicum Salad with Mixed leaves, cucumber deseeded and skinned, Red onion, Yellow Tomatoes, French Dressing

Quick Quiche in a dish

Chicken and mushroom “pie”

Quick Quiche in a dish – Recipe says serves 4 but I found it actually serves 6 and 1/6th is plenty especially the salt in the cheese

Moroccan Meatballs in Tomato Sauce . This  qty in pan is for 2 people (*It suppose to be meatballs which it is I just didn’t roll them into meatballs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chicken Mushroom “pie” before its cooked and finished topping as I wanted to show the colourful vegetables you get and the cauli topping instead of breadcrumbs is brillant!

Chicken mushroom “pie”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Easy Bolognaise Sauce (*minus the mince as I ran out. )I am going to serve this on top of Cauliflower Mash. Recipe Serves 6 if you add the 2nd can of tomatoes. I only added 1/2 can as I cant have a lot of tomato.

Cauliflower Mash – Serves 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greek yogurt, Berries, Seeds & Nuts Pots

 

 

 

 

Plain omelet season with sea-salt and black pepper

Simple omelette

Omelette with Chili and Coriander

Simple eggs

The 8 week Blood Sugar Cookbook : My Week 1

The 8 week blood sugar cookbook has some great recipes. Here are my photos of meals made on the plan. I am doing some meals from the cookbook over the next few weeks.

Organic Greek Yogurt

Dr David Unwin’s  Quick Bacon & Broccoli Stir-fry Recipe serves 1 – I used prosciutto instead of bacon and the dish was salty with the cheese 

Red cabbage slaw (with added wombok) and turkey burgers

 

Side salads

Making sides to go with bbq . Fish, beef, chicken.

Balsamic beets with greek feta, spinach, walnuts, red onion and lemon juice

 

Asian salad : wombok, red cabbage, red onion, green shallot, carrot, corriander, asian dressing not shown

Burger Pattie ideas

If you don’t want to use gluten flour to bind burgers there are some good alternatives.

  • Sweet potato mash
  • Beetroot Mash
  • Arrowroot powder
  • Coconut Flour
  • Almond Flour
  • Quinoa (*if you are having quinoa)

 

Instead of bread buns you can use Lettuce Leaf, Portobello Mushrooms

 

Patties : season with herbs, spices,  sea-salt and pepper, organic free range egg, choose one of the above to stabilize patties, choose onion type (Red, green shallot, leek or white onion w brown skins, eschallot red Asian), garlic, coconut aminos, ginger, grated carrot, grated  beets, sweet potato mash

 

Beef 

Chicken

Lamb *Parsley/Mint, Lemon zest, Oregano, red onion

Pork *fennel, ginger

Tuna

Turkey * lime zest, fennel, 

Vegetable

Different Ways with Vegetables

Stir Fry, Salads, Slaw, Steamed, Sautéed, Roasted, skewers, Pickled, Slow cooked

 

 

 

 

 

Cauliflower : Steamed, Sautéed, Roasted, Make into Mash or Replace rice with Cauli rice . Nice with bacon, onions, Brussel sprouts, Stir-fry’s, Garlic, Chili -deseeded and de-skinned, Ginger, mustard seeds also go well with Cauli, Curries, Gratin, Pizza or Wrap base

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broccoli: Steamed, Roasted, Season with sea-Salt and pepper. Add beef, pancetta, chicken, turkey. Stir-fry, Oyster Sauce, Garlic, Ginger, Chili de-skinned and deseeded, Curries, Dijon, Gratin, pizza or wrap base

Mash:  (Crème Fraiche or coconut milk with cooked Vegetables in blender) Can add leek, onion, shallots, Sea-salt and black pepper.  Types of Mash Beetroot, Carrot, Sweet potato, Parsnip, Cauliflower

Carrot, Celery & Onions: Options include add to other vegetables, Meat, Poultry or Fish, Coconut Milk, Curry Powder, Coconut Aminos. You can also pickle or make them into salad, or crudités or skewers with meat, or for stews/slow cooking
Carrot : Steamed, Baked, Make into chips, soups, stir fries, Crudités, salad and slaws
Celery : Sautéed, Mix w Aioli or mayo or chicken or tuna in lettuce wrap, crudités, soup, stir fries, char grilled on bbq, Add bacon to celery, or walnuts and apples, salads with radish.
Onions : sautéed, fried, baked, slow cooked, stir fried, salads and slaws
Soup Base – Sauté Carrot, Celery, Onion, Then add for soup base organic bone-broth or stock , herbs, Sea-salt and Black Pepper.

Mushrooms complete with Butter, garlic, sage, thyme, mint, bacon or prosciutto, coconut aminos, ginger, spinach or kale. Make into a Strog or bolognaise sauce, or gravy, With Eggs in a Omelette or frittata

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wombok/Asian Cabbage – Asian Slaw or Chow Mein (*No noodles), Chicken or Beef Thai salad

Red/Green Cabbage : make into Slaws, Sautéed w onion, garlic and organic butter, Gluten Free oyster, Garlic, Ginger, Chili deseeded and de-skinned, Egg, Green Shallots, Salads or as a replacement for noodles in broths

Creamy mash

I needed yo use up freezer items eg straight cut chips so decided yo add to blender with organic chicken stock an d ut mskes silky smooth mash. Just thrn need to cook on night of adding to meal.