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Recipe: Sweet Potato & Red Skin Potato Hash

admin | April 9, 2019

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Sweet Potato hash is a delicious low cholesterol side dish that is packed full of flavor and vital nutrients.
Try our edited version with red-skinned potatoes. We left the skins on for an extra boost of fiber, vitamin B, iron and potassium.

 

Ingredients
2 medium sized Sweet Potatoes (Peeled and Cubed)
1 medium sized Red-Skinned Potato (Washed and Cubed)
1/2 Small red onion (sliced)
1/4 Small green onion (sliced)
1 yellow bell pepper (chopped)
3 tablespoons of Olive Oil
1 teaspoon Seasoned Salt
1 teaspoon Black Pepper
3 teaspoon Paprika
3 teaspoon Garlic Powder

 

Instructions
Preheat the oven to 350°F.
Place cubed sweet potatoes and potato cubes into a Ziploc bag. In the same bag, add the seasoned salt, black pepper, paprika and garlic powder and 2 tablespooens of oil. Zip up the bag and manipulate the bag to make sure seasoning and oil fully coat the potatoes. Once this is done, leave to sit for 15-30 minutes.
Spray a large baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Pour the seasoned potatoes onto the baking tray and distribute evenly.
lace the tray in the oven and bake for 30 minutes.

In the meantime, heat 1 tablespoon of oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Add peppers and onions and saute for about 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Leave to sit

Once potatoes are done, add them to the skillets with the onions and peppers and stir in.

Transfer to a large bowl and serve.

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Recipe: Chicken Schnitzel

admin | December 7, 2016

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RawSpiceBar is an online subscription service that specialize in high quality whole ingredient spices. the company encourages ‘ home cooks to incorporate fresh, authentic & new globally inspired meals into their cooking routine each month’

I was sent the Oktoberfest flavor kit to try from RawSpiceBar, a monthly subscription service that sends high quality whole ingredient spice his . The kit included 3 easy to follow recipe cards: Horseradish & Mustard Cabbage, Caraway Cheese Soft Pretzels and German Chicken Schnitzel and 3 sachets of 100% Pure Spices: Horseradish & Mustard Seeds; Caraway, Fennel and Anise Bread and Schnitzel spices. Although I am excited to (and will eventually) try all of them, I was most intrigued by the chicken schnitzel recipe. The ingredients were simple and I had most of everything I needed in my pantry.

German Chicken Schnitzel (from rawspicebar.com)

INGREDIENTS

RawSpiceBar’s Schnitzel Spices
2 boneless chicken breasts halves
6 tbsp butter
2 cups breadcrumbs
3 tsp kosher salt
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 egg

 

DIRECTIONS

  1. Butterfly chicken breast and pound out the thickness of the butterflied breasts so that no parts of the breast are thicker than 1/4 inch.
  2. Combine flour, salt and RawSpiceBar’s Schnitzel Spices in a wide bowl. Set breadcrumbs in separate plate. Whisk egg and add to separate bowl.
  3. Place each piece of chicken in the flour mixture, coating both sides, and shaking off any excess. Next, dunk the chicken into the eggs, draining excess liquid, then coat liberally with breadcrumbs until covered on all sides.
  4. Place large skillet over medium high heat and add butter. Once butter is melted, add one piece of chicken and let cook for 3-4 minutes until golden brown. Flip and cook other side to golden brown.
  5. Repeat with remaining chicken. Serve hot out of the pan and enjoy!

 

Verdict

I thoroughly enjoyed this recipe. I wasn’t expecting it to be as flavorful as it was. I modified the recipe slightly using my own homemade breadcrumbs as I had none available and baking it in the oven, as I had no skillet. It was a hit with my children who requested seconds.

If you are interested in trying future monthly kits from RawSpiceBar, then visit https://rawspicebar.com/product/subscription-spice-box/

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Recipe: Vegan Oatmeal & Apple Cake

admin | July 10, 2015

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Adding oatmeal to cake mix gives the finished cake, a moist and airy texture. This delicious vegan oatmeal and apple cake is so delicious that it’s a perfect snack to eat anytime of the day.

 

Ingredients
1½ cups hot water
1 cup old fashioned oatmeal
1½ cup brown sugar
½ cup coconut oil, at room temperature
2/3 cup Apple Sauce
1⅓ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1 apple chopped into small cubes (optional)

 

Instructions
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a 9×13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
Combine water and the oatmeal and allow to soak while the remaining ingredients are prepared.
Cream together the butter and brown sugar. Add in the apple sauce.

In another bowl, mix the flour, cinnamon, baking powder and salt together. Add half of the flour mixture to the creamed butter and sugar, followed by the soaked oatmeal, then the remaining flour, making sure to mix after each addition.

Pour mixture into the prepared baking dish and bake for 35-40 minutes or until set.

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