Sweet Heat Shrimp & Strawberry Naan Bread

Serves 2

2 naan breads

16 shrimp

2/3 cup shredded mozzarella

1/2 of an avocado- chunks

10 strawberries- sliced

Marinade:

1 TBs strawberry all fruit mixed with 1 TBs warm water

1 TBs strawberry Serrano hot sauce

1/4 tsp garlic powder

Put all in fridge for 1 hour

Strawberries mix:

4-6 strawberries- sliced

Pinch of sugar

Sautée until caramelized

Sautée shrimp with 2 TBs balsamic until slight warmed through.

Add cheese on bread then shrimp, sautéed berries. Top with fresh berries. Put in 375 degree oven for 8 minutes . Top with diced avocado

Sorry- many steps but very tasty. Sweet, spicy, creamy- satisfying .

Tuscan White Bean Soup

2 carrots-diced

2 celery stalks- diced

1 yellow onion-diced

1 zucchini-diced

1 yellow squash-diced

5 garlic cloves-pressed

4 cups veggie stock

2 cans cannellini beans- drained/rinsed

14 oz. crushed tomatoes

1 TBs white vinegar

1 cup sautéed kale

On high heat add onions, carrots, celery, zucchini, squash. Cook for 5 minutes.

Add garlic, thyme, rosemary. Stir for 1 minute.

Add broth, brand, tomatoes. Bring to a boil and then set on low for 15 minutes.

Remove 2 cups of soup and blend with cooked kale.blend until smooth. Add back to soup.Add vinegar and salt and pepper to taste.

Sooooo hearty/ very flavorful. I crisped up done roasted garlic bread to serve with it .

Mixed Berry Smoothie Bowl

1 1/2 cups frozen mixed berries ( strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries)

3 1/2 cups unsweetened coconut milk

3 tsp coconut- sweetened

1 tsp honey

Toppings: coconut, blueberries, blackberries

Blend all . Top with toppings.

Buffalo style Tofu

16 oz firm tofu

1/2 cup veggie stock

2 TBs Buffalo sauce plus 1/4 cup

1 tsp garlic powder

Salt and pepper

3-4 TBs cornstarch

Cut tofu in three’s . Put on plate with paper toweling. Put heavy pot on top. Press for 1/2 hour. Discard water. Coat tofu with 2 TBs hot sauce, salt and pepper, veggie broth and garlic powder. Marinate in fridge for 24 hours. Discard juice and sprinkle with cornstarch. Sautée until crisp then add rest of hot sauce .

Ooooooo boy! This is so flavorful. I topped a baked potato with it . Throw those chunks in s wrap with lettuce and some vegan cheese!!

Lemon & Basil Wheat Berry Salad

1 cup wheat berries

1/3 cup red bell pepper- diced

2 TBs yellow onions- diced

2 TBs fresh basil- ribbon cut

1/2 juice of a lemon

1 tsp Dijon mustard

1/2 tsp oil

Salt/Pepper

Cook wheat berries- add 1 cup wheat berries and 2 1/2 cups water. Bring to a boil then set on simmer. Cover and cook for 15 minutes. There might be a little liquid left/ drain. Combine all ingredients. Best next day.

Tastes like Summer! Fresh , light and kindof nutty!