Dynamite Salsa THM-FP

Tomatoes are very popular garden item and can be found in any color, shape, and size. My favorite tomatoes are Heirlooms or open-pollinated kinds. These tomatoes don’t always have the nicest shape but they have the most wonderful flavor and texture. Mortgage Lifter is one heirloom kind I plant every year. We love the meaty flesh and the wonderful flavor. You will also finds these kinds; Yellow Brandywine, Green Zebra, and Amish Paste Tomatoes in my garden. There are so many recipes to make using tomatoes and it is hard to pick out a favorite. This Salsa is a delightful addition to summertimes menus. It can be served with Baked Tostitos, Lavash Pitas, or as a condiment for meats.

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Herb Roasted Vegetables THM S, Keto

Have you ever walked through your garden and came in with a basket of veggies and herbs? I love to make Herb Roasted Veggies to compliment a meal. Since we needed to plant later in the northern part of Pennsylvania where we now live my garden isn’t producing yet other than herbs. I served these Roasted Veggies with Blue-cheese Stuffed Hamburgers for our evening meal. My stoneware large bar pan is my favorite for roasting. I did add 2 sweet potatoes to the veggies for my husband and children. This meal is easy to make for a family and picky eaters can pick and choose which veggies they want to eat. You can use any mixture of veggies but to keep it in an S do not use any veggies with carbs such as sweet potatoes, carrots, regular potatoes.

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Sweet Potato Skins THM-E

This post was created in partnership with Ninja and I received a complimentary product but all opinions in this post are my own.

Some days I forget that healthy carbs are so important in our diet, too. Today, I was in my basement and saw three bushels of sweet potatoes that we harvested from our garden last fall. My husband had wrapped each sweet potato individually in newspaper and packed them in crates. They are still as nice as when we first harvested them. I decided to try something different with them. Roasted Potato Skins were a former treat for our family and sweet potatoes worked wonderful for a healthy option. They were a hit with our family and I hope you will enjoy them, too. The Air-Fry Crisping with the Ninja® Foodi™ Pressure Cooker created a caramelizing crispness to these sweet potatoes.

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Coconut Saffron Cauli-Rice THM-S

Our family loves rice made many different ways. There are times when I want rice with Sweet N Sour Fried chicken and that is where this recipe comes in. It is so delicious!! My nephew is in mission/relief work in Nepal and keeps me supplied with saffron. Saffron is an expensive spice but a little goes a long way and I do use it in certain dishes. Coconut Saffron Rice

Coconut Saffron Cauli-Rice THM-S

  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil or butter
  • 4 cups riced uncooked cauliflower
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 10 strands saffron
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoon minced onion
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup fine unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • green onions or chives for garnishing

Melt oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add riced cauliflower, water, saffron, garlic, and onions . Saute until tender, stirring constantly. Add coconut milk, salt, unsweetened coconut, and turmeric. Heat thoroughly. Garnish with green onions or chives.  Serves 3-4. THM S

This is a tasty side dish with grilled chicken or curry.

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Coconut Saffron Cauli-Rice THM-S

Servings 4
Author Glenda Groff

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil or butter
  • 4 cups riced uncooked cauliflower
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 10 strands saffron
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 teaspoon minced onion
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup fine unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • green onions or chives for garnishing

Instructions

  1. Melt oil in a frying pan. Add riced cauliflower, water, saffron, garlic, and onions . Saute until soft, stirring constantly. Add coconut milk, salt, unsweetened coconut, and turmeric. Heat thoroughly.  Serves 3-4. THM fats category.

Recipe Notes

This is a tasty side dish with grilled chicken or curry.

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Refrigerator Pickled Jalapenos THM-FP

Cleaning out the remains of my garden this fall, I had a small bucket of Jalapenos to use up. Maybe I was being lazy but I didn’t want to take the time to can them. This recipe saved my day. It can be made in a very short time and best of all, they are so delicious.  The Jalapenos are not super hot like you would imagine but have a mild sweet flavor.   I may even have to buy some Jalapenos this winter to replenish our supply!


Refrigerator Pickled Jalapenos 

  • 3/4 cup hot tap water
  • 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons mineral salt
  • 2 tablespoons THM Gentle Sweet
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3/4 teaspoon oregano
  • sliced jalapenos to fill a quart jar
  • additional water

Wash and slice Jalapenos, discarding the tops and stems. Pack into a quart jar. Fill the quart jar with water and shake to loosen some seeds. Pour the out the water and discard. Combine 3/4 cup water, vinegar, salt, and Gentle Sweet together. Stir until salt and Gentle Sweet are dissolved. Place garlic cloves and oregano on top of the jalapenos. Pour brine in to fill the jar. Add lid and ring. Store in the fridge for 2-3 weeks before using if you can wait that long.

These are so tasty on wraps, burgers, omelets, and just about anything. They have a sweet mild flavor and we just love them.

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Refrigerator Pickled Jalapenos

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 60
Author Glenda Groff

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons mineral salt
  • 2 tablespoons THM Gentle Sweet
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3/4 teaspoon oregano
  • sliced jalapenos to fill a quart jar
  • additional water

Instructions

  1. Wash and slice Jalapenos, discarding the tops and stems. Pack into a quart jar. Fill The quart jar with water and shake to loosen some seeds. Pour the water out and discard. Combine 1/2 cup water, vinegar, salt, and Gentle Sweet together. Stir until salt and Gentle Sweet are dissolved. Place garlic cloves and oregano on top of the jalapenos. Pour brine in to fill the jar. Add lid and ring. Store in the fridge for 2-3 weeks. These are so tasty on wraps, burgers, omelets, and just about anything. These have a sweet mild flavor and we just love them.

You will find many more canning and preserving recipes in the spiral bound 600+ page Around the Family Table Cookbook. All recipes are sugar-free and label with the correct fuel. Books can be purchased using this link. You may also request a small jar of sourdough starter FREE with the purchase of a cookbook.  Buy It Now.