What I Make

Beef Stew

Serves: 6 to 8

1/4 cup flour
2 lbs. stew meat
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
4 cups water
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika
2 bay leaves
3 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
3 1/2 tablespoon water
10 red potatoes
12 oz. bag baby carrots
1/8 cup parsley flakes

Shake meat and flour together in a zipper baggie until meat is coated. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Brown meat on both sides. In a slow cooker, combine 4 cups water, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, and bay leaves. Add browned meat and stir. Cover slow cooker and cook on high for 4 hours. During the last hour of cook time, thoroughly mix cornstarch with 3 1/2 tablespoons water to make a slurry. Carefully pour the slurry into the slow cooker and stir. Cook potatoes and carrots in pots of boiling water for 20 minutes or until soft. Drain. Cut potatoes into bite-sized pieces. Add potatoes, carrots, and parsley to the meat mixture in the slow cooker and stir. Have with a glass of water.

What I Make

PB Honey Bars

Serves: 36

1 cup clover honey
1-1/2 cups 100% all natural peanut butter with sea salt
2 tablespoons organic whole ground flaxseed meal
6 cups o-shaped multi grain cereal
unsalted butter for greasing pan

In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave peanut butter for 1 minute or until melted. Add honey and flaxseed. Stir until well combined. Pour over cereal and stir until well coated. With a rubber spatula, press mixture evenly into a buttered 9″ x 13″ pan. Refrigerate for 1 hour. To keep each serving under 10g sugar, cut into 36 bars. Have with a glass of water.

What I Make

Scalloped Potatoes & Ham

Serves: 3

3 russet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
3 oz. fully cooked boneless ham steak, diced
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cup whole milk
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese
1 teaspoon parsley flakes

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. To make the white sauce, melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Wisk in flour. Gradually add milk. Cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in garlic powder, onion powder, and pepper. In a large bowl, combine potatoes, ham, white sauce, and cheese. Put mixture in a greased casserole dish. Bake for 75 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Sprinkle with parsley and stir. Have with a glass of water.

What I Make

Crunchy Cauliflower Bake

Serves: 3

3 cups frozen organic cauliflower florets
1/4 cup Italian style breadcrumbs, preferably not made with enriched flour
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Follow microwave or stovetop package directions to cook cauliflower. Drain. Mix bread crumbs, cheese, and butter together. Put cauliflower in a small casserole dish and top with breadcrumb mixture. Bake uncovered for 25 minutes or until topping is golden brown.