Category: Chef’s Cookbook

Style Points!!! Eggs Wrapped in Sweet Bell Bepper

You must know by now, if you check out my recipes, I'm a big fan of low maintenance recipes that look like I actually know what the hell I am doing. I do admit I am a gazillion miles away from being a master chef, but when it comes to choosing healthy, real food ingredients, […]

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Tapas Time!!! “Freestyle” Seafood Salad [or whatever] Stuffed Tomatoes

If I can sneak in a little "health science" here before we get down to business, shrimp and crab are both seafoods that are very low in mercury, so I would never let that concern stop me from enjoying them. Although, beware of imported, farm raised shrimp and crab, because they can be vulnerable to […]

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Do the “Funky Chicken” !!! (Part 1) ………creative chicken recipes

BTW, for you young folks, The "Funky Chicken" was a James Brown song, and a dance back in the day….the name just kinda popped in my "bloggers brain" 🙂   Below, Pan Fried Brandy Chicken and Potatoes and Balsamic Vinegar, Use only Olive or Coconut Oil (click photo below for recipe)   A couple of […]

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Healthy Herb Fries

One of the tricks I mentioned in My Top 10 Ways to Lose Bodyfat, Cellulite, and Weight, is to create healthy and tasty versions of your favorite junk foods, so there is no reason to ever go back. I could write on and on about this, but make these fries once, and taste the first […]

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Moroccan Spiced Meatballs With Egg, Red Bell Pepper, and Tomato

I wanted to name this article "Paleo Power", but I'm holding off, because I'm not "technically" Paleo, I still reserve the right to a Whole Foods slice of Pizza if the moods hits me, though it hasn't all year. And I do have some grass fed cheese, and a few other things that I think […]

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Saucin’ Like a Chef

photo credit to the 101cookbooks website Why are we all so intimidated and mesmerized by those highly trained chefs who somehow always have a French accent making these "precision sauces" that seem impossible for regular folks to create?                                 below is a shot from my Dinner and a Movie: "Sabrina" (it just randomly popped in […]

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I Accept the Challenge !!! (of creating a grain free Pizza Crust that tastes like delicious, “real pizza”)

I feel like, if I can accomplish this for myself and mankind, then this will be right up there with the invention of the wheel, man on the moon, and all the rest. I didn't intend go "grain free", I'm not one for latching on to the latest health craze, but when I cut out […]

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Cuban Chicken with Mojo Marinade and Chile Roasted Yams

I ran across this AMAZING recipe (and amazing food photography) from the "Feasting at Home" blogspot. I thought this is another amazing chicken recipe I can make use of with these Pasture Raised Chickens, straight form the farm, that I can get at my Whole Foods in Oregon. I can't wait to try it !!!

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“Easy Peezie” Healthy Flavored Grass Fed Butters, for “Butter Believers”

If you follow my blog, you already know that I don't touch any dairy that doesn't come from grass fed animals. For the "eggheads" amongst you who wanna hear my theory on why grass fed is so much healthier than commercial dairy, read here. Anyhooz, health nuts like myself know  that real butter, eggs, and […]

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“Easy Peezie” Healthy Homemade Mayo that puts that unhealthy store bought Mayo to shame

Today, I wanted to present a guest writer's recipe from a great site I ran across called "The Healthie Foodie". They have some great Paleo and Non-Paleo recipes over there, and Sonia, a.k.a., "The Healthy Foodie" was gracious enough to let me use this great photography as well at this simple recipe and straight forward […]

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Style Points!!! Heirloom Tomato, Avocado, Zucchini Stacks, with a Tomato Almond Pesto

I love putting together these stylish "Eat Treats" for guests, where it actually looks like I know what the hell I'm doing. Its all in the presentation. As in this recipe I ran across at the amazing blog, What's Cookin' Good Looking, for Heirloom Tomato, Avocado, Zucchini Stacks, with a Tomato Almond Pesto…….colorful goodness!!!

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The “Cool School” (Part 2) …..Refreshing, Summer Drink Recipes

  below, Strawberry, Coconut, and Lime, Mint Water – Click photo for recipe my current favorite sweeteners are……. UMF Manuka Honey (mixes well in blender, one of the healthiest things you could ever put in your body) Coconut Palm Sugar (perfect substitute for recipes requiring processed sugar, brown sugar, or simple syrup mix) Coconut Water […]

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A “Stacked” Side of of Salmon

I'm lucky!!!! I suppose lucky in many things in life, but I specifically mean I'm lucky to be addicted to Wild Caught Alaskan Salmon, when it happens to be one of the most healthy, nutritious foods on the planet, rich in cancer preventing Vitamin D, and a host of other nutrients. And contrary to perceptions […]

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Tapas Time!!!! (a.k.a., “Kebab Time”)

Grilled Caprese Tomato Kebabs (with Balsamic Glaze) Grilled Chicken Kebabs with Roasted Pepper Dip Nothing is more perfect as a Tapas Appetizer than Kebabs……. or is that Kabobs, or is that Skewers? Anyhooz, the beauty of kebabs is that you could literally make kebabs your whole life and never have the same recipe twice. Here […]

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The Art of [Grass Fed] Cheese

Open Faced Sandwich with Brie, Prosciutto [or Pastured Turkey], Caramelized Onion, & Arugula and, Cheese Stuffed Organic Cherry Tomatoes Since people aways write me asking where my head is at so far as healthing eating, let me reiterate the following points on eating delicious, but still eating healthy………. ** I TOTALLY AVOID COMMERCIAL CHEESE AND […]

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Tapas Time!!! Frying Healthy (with Coconut Oil), Mexican Fish Sliders, and Sweet Potato Fries with Garlic and Herbs!!!

If I can break my rules and slip a little "food science" into my "food fun" recipe articles, I fry all the time in coconut oil, and my cholesterol scores are AMAZINGLY GREAT!!!! The main reason is I do most of my frying and other cooking in heart healthy Coconut Oil. Anyhooz, enough food science, […]

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“Coming to Life”…… (With Amazing Spring Salads) !!!

  "April is not the cruelest month, if I may disagree, with the eloquent gloom, of the poet of doom " –Michael Franks (from the song "Coming to Life")   Below, Moroccan Spiced Carrot-Date Salad (click on photo for recipe) Wow!!! was it just me, or was last winter psychologically hard to get through? Anyhooz, […]

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Popsicle Toes!!! (Part 2) Tequila-Spiked Mango Popsicles with Chile

Popsicle Toes?….just a song by my boy Michael Franks (song below), with a subtle, playful, sexual innuendo. I only got to do this once a few years back, but I find it a cool thing when a dude is chilling out with a girl on an "at home" date, watching one of her favorite movies […]

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Tapas Time!!! “Rustic” Tomato Fritters

I sooooo love tomatoes, not just for the taste, but if I can break my rules and slip in a little "health science" in my Cookbook Section of the blog, tomatoes are very high in the antioxidant Lycopene, that helps fight prostate and breast cancer. I ran across an awesome recipe for what I call […]

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Zesty Roast Chicken

I'm somewhat addicted to Whole Foods pasture raised chicken, raised locally here in Seattle. I realize that I been "Duked" my whole life with chicken, in that I never knew what chicken is supposed to taste like until I bit into one of these "bad boys" Here is a recipe to make that naturally flavorful […]

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No Airport Food for Me!!! : The “Bánh Mì” Breakfast Sandwich

My normal "quick note": I actually eat very little bread and grains. I just went 3 months without any grains of any kind. When I do eat bread and/or meat, I utilize papaya enzymes to help digest gluten and meat That being said….I have the worlds longest commute, I live in Seattle and work in […]

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Baked Halibut “en Papillote”, a.k.a., “Halibut in a Bag”

Its not all about how many Facebook "Likes" or Pinterest repins I get on my food recipes, but I found myself wondering why my "en Papillote" recipes, a.k.a. my fish or chicken "in a bag", don't get shared as much. I keep getting the feeling that people think its hard to cook, and not something […]

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Pumpkin Ice Cream with a Gingersnap Honey Swirl

I admit I haven't used my "overly stylish" Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker as much as I expected. However, I am always trying to perfect what I consider my healthy, real food alternatives to treats that would otherwise be considered junk food. I only do grass fed dairy, and along with other quality ingredients, even ice […]

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Making Your Own Flavored Pink Himalayan Gourmet Salts

If you read my blog articles and recipes, you will find one of my most "harped on" whole foods is Pink Himalayan Salt, especially how I think it is superior to sea salt An amazing whole food, with 84 minerals in perfect balance, in its pristine condition from when it was created 250,000,000 years ago. […]

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“Body”, (Part 46)
a.k.a. “Little Red Corvette”
(…The “Fit in Red” Slideshow)

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Pinterest shuts down my Pinterest Page because of my Kolin Kaepernick article

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Grapefruit, Fennel, and Avocado Salad

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Michael B. Jordan Reveals his Body Transformation Secrets for “Creed” and “Black Panther”

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Moroccan Grilled Chicken Skewers

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“Music is the Best Medicine”
“Mr. Magic”
– Grover Washington Jr.
(….my Cover Version)

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Healthy Herb Fries

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Girl Talk:
Beauty Secrets from Africa
(Part 3)

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Orange and Avocado Salad

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Cool Fitness Gear!!!
(Part 4)

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Fifteen Creative Five Ingredient Smoothies

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Fifty+, Fit and Fabulous!!!
Angelique Miles, Age 53 !!!
Wellness “Influencer”

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Pan Fried Cod in a Citrus Basil Butter Sauce

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African American Men are at High Risk of ‘False Positives’ in Prostate Cancer Screening

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Cucumber Rolls with Creamy Avocado

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Beauty products marketed to Black Women more likely to contain toxic chemicals (…says a recent study)

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Hawaiian Chicken Burgers

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One Woman’s Journey into Fighting Acne With Essential Oils

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Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers

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Ballerina Misty Copeland’s
Five Ways She Eats, Trains and Lives Healthy

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Mediterranean Chopped Salad with Lemon Garlic Shrimp

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Men’s Natural Body Care
(…becoming an all-natural, GQ “Smooth Operator”)

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Farmer’s Market Salad

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Girl Talk: Natural Contraceptive Methods

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My Top 30 Superfood
“Power Rankings”
(….numbers 1 thru 10)

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“Loves Times Love”
(..a Bright Brooklyn Wedding Affair)

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Turmeric Fruit Salad

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Putting Monsanto in Your Vagina?
…Many Tampons Contaminated with Toxic Glyphosate Herbicide

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“Dutch Baby” Pancake Skillet w/Fried Egg and Salmon

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The Prostate Cancer Fighting “Fantastic Four” : Broccoli, Turmeric, Green Tea, Pomegranate

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Potato and Egg Bake w/Rosemary

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Toxin Levels in women drop sharply  just 3 days after switching to natural makeup  (…a recent study says)

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Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs Skillet

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The “Gangster Gardener”
He plants food gardens on vacant lots all over South Central L.A.

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The “Green Goddess” Sandwich

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Men’s Health: Nutrients for Male Vitality and Well Being (Part 7)

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Portuguese Style Chicken Skewers

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“The Wanderlust Food Diaries”
“Grab Your Hat, Here We Go”
…to Bajacu Villa, Turks and Caicos
Menu: another Tropical Lunch

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“Hanging” With India Arie
…On St. Lucia Island, Caribbean
Menu: Vegetarian Kabobs

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Potato, Pepper, and Egg Skillet

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New Study Reveals Importance of Zinc in Prostate Health

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Summer Glow
“Buddha Bowl”

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Dinner and a Movie:
“Creed”
On the Menu: Healthy Philly Cheesesteak

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Buckwheat Pancakes

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Health and Safety Tips When Getting a Tattoo

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Healthy Oat Banana Waffles

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“Short Story Long”
(….The Travel Adventures of Lee Litumbe)

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See all articles in “The Healthy Chef’s Cookbook”
(The Art of Food)

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See all articles in “Eat Smart”
(The Science of Food)

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The GAIA Health Blog
Ranked in Top 100 Health Blogs!!!

…and top 100 Natural Food Blogs for 2018

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(BELOW) Links to my favorite sites who are ”Raging Against the Machine”
(and also some fun cooking blogs)

One Bold Soul: Artist and Writer

(…”Healthy but Smart” is one of the best websites I’ve found, if you want to find unbiased, informative, and understandable research and info on superfoods and so forth, to aid in taking your health back!!)

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(same name, different blog, no need to fight about it)

Real Food Freaks

Kim’s “Nutritionally Well”

THE PAST ON A PLATE
Special ‘shout out’ to this food blogger. Totally different style than me, but my favorite food blog in creativity. She inspired me to start my ‘Dinner and a Movie’ and “Wanderlust Food Diaries’ articles.

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