Menu February and March 2018

February and March 2018 Menu


Ginger Chicken Meatballs with Chinese Broccoli
Tender Asian-inspired chicken meatballs with ginger and scallions served in a chicken broth with sauteed Chinese broccoli
Thanks to Bon Appétit for recipe inspiration and photo

Chocolate Chili Mole – Tofu, Shrimp or Chicken
Tofu, tempeh, chicken or shrimp baked in a rich chocolate and chili mole sauce; served with side of your choice
Paleo with chicken or shrimp and vegan with tofu or tempeh

Green Thai Curry
Green coconut curry dish with basil, onions, green beans, broccolini and cashews – your choice of tofu, shrimp, fish, chicken or beef; served with rice of your choice
Paleo or vegan with tofu

Stuffed Buttercup Squash
Creamy buttercup squash roasted and stuffed with toasted hazelnuts, wild rice, onions, spinach, currants and chicken breast or chicken sausage; topped with Gorgonzola
Vegetarian without chicken and vegan without chicken and cheese

Salmon or Swordfish in Brandy Sauce
A Spanish dish of Norwegian fresh salmon or local caught swordfish simmered in a brandy sauce with tomatoes, onions, garlic and chili peppers
Grain-free, dairy-free

Bacon-Wrapped Pork Loin with Dried Cherries and Currant Sauce
Tender pork loin stuffed with dried cherries and thyme, wrapped in bacon and finished in a black currant glaze; served with side of your choice
Can be made Paleo 

Macadamia Nut and Coconut Crusted Cod with Mango Coulis
Fresh, wild-caught broiled cod with macadamia nut and coconut crust; served with mango coulis and rice of your choice

Asian Brussels and Tofu
Brussel sprouts charred with shiitake mushrooms, green onions, cilantro, sesame seeds and tofu in a sweet and sour Asian marinade; served with rice of your choice; Can substitute chicken or shrimp for tofu
Vegan; Paleo with chicken or shrimp

Sweet Potato, Cashew and Paneer Korma
Roasted Sweet potatoes and Paneer (Indian cheese) in a traditional creamy Korma sauce with nuts, onions, garlic, ginger and tomatoes and finished with cashew cream; Can add chicken; Served with rice of your choice
Vegetarian and Paleo without Paneer

Five Cheese Mushroom Lasagna
Creamy cheesy earthy white lasagna with mushrooms, parsley, shallots, spinach and five different cheeses with white béchamel sauce; Can add chicken breast and/or bacon

Caramel Chicken
Whole chicken thighs, drumsticks and breasts are pan seared and then roasted in a sweet and sour sauce of maple syrup, tamari, ginger and rice vinegar. Served with side of your choice
Thanks to Bon Appétit for recipe inspiration and photo

Shrimp Al Ajillo
Tender wild-caught shrimp sautéed in a garlic butter and white wine sauce with dried chilies, lemon and parsley
Paleo without wine

Indonesian Beef Rendang
Beef tenderloin slow-cooked in an Indonesian coconut paste made with lemongrass, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, shallots and ginger; served with rice and roasted veggie of your choice

Teriyaki Chicken with Mushrooms, Peppers and Onions
Slow-cooked chicken breasts or thighs in a homemade Teriyaki sauce with tender onions, mushrooms and peppers; served with rice of your choice

Broccoli and Gorgonzola Pie
Rich and satisfying puff pastry pie filled with roasted broccoli, leeks, tarragon, chives and gorgonzola cream
Vegetarian and can be grain-free with almond crust

Sole Meunière
Fresh-caught sole pan seared in a lemon butter sauce and served with side of your choice

Merluza a la Sidra
A Spanish dish of fresh wild-caught haddock dredged in potato flour, seared and simmered in a sauce of hard dry apple cider, tomatoes, onions and garlic
Can be made Paleo with fresh apple cider

Galbi – Korean Boneless Barbecue Short Ribs
In this dish, boneless beef short ribs are slow cooked in a delicious homemade Korean barbecue sauce and topped with sesame seeds, cilantro and scallions – mild, medium or spicy; served with side of your choice

Southern Crispy Teff and Grit Cakes 
This African twist on a Southern favorite combines the ancient gluten-free grain teff with corn grits and creamed cashews into crispy cakes with a flavorful sauce of cumin and coriander scented mushrooms, tomatoes and onions and topped with peanuts; Can add shrimp
Thanks to the Afro-Vegan Cookbook by Bryant Terry for recipe inspiration and photo

Stir-Fried Sesame Pork and Eggplant
Boneless thin-sliced pork chops sautéed with sesame and coconut aminos, with braised eggplant and onions

Chorizo, Potato and Mushroom Enchiladas
Corn tortillas stuffed with Queso Fresco, Jack, chorizo spicy sausage, mushrooms, potatoes and onions in a roasted green tomatillo sauce
Can be made vegetarian without chorizo 

TT_SwissChars_highres_8671-copy-600x400Swiss Chard and Caramelized Onion Tacos with Red Chile
Corn tacos filled with braised Swiss chard, caramelized onions, queso fresco and smoky chipotle chili salsa; Can add chicken or shrimp
Vegetarian and can be vegan
Thanks to Rick Bayless for recipe inspiration and photo

Pakistani Pepita Poppy Seed Tofu
A Pakistani dish where fried tofu is slow cooked in a creamy sauce of onions, poppy seeds, coconut milk and pumpkin seeds pureed until smooth; Served with rice of your choice

Middle Eastern Lamb Meatballs in Tzatziki Sauce
Fragrant lamb meatballs made with pine nuts, cumin, onions, garlic and fresh mint in a tzatziki yogurt, cucumber and lemon sauce; Served with rice of your choice
Can be made Paleo
Thanks to The Spruce for recipe idea and photo

Chicken Piccata
Italian dish of boneless, skinless chicken breasts, dredged and sautéed in butter and white wine and finished with lemon and capers; served with pasta of your choice


Carrot Ginger and Hazelnut Bisque
Carrots and onions are roasted until caramelized and then slow simmered with ginger and garlic in vegetable broth and finished with hazelnut butter
Paleo and vegan

Winter Pumpkin and Millet Salad
A bright and colorful composed salad with millet (an ancient, high-protein gluten-free grain), roasted pumpkin, hazelnuts, pomegranate seeds, avocado, broccoli rabe and grapes in a creamy herb dressing – can add tofu, chicken or shrimp
Thanks to Green Kitchen Stories for recipe inspiration

Moroccan Sweet Potato and Kale Salad
Roasted sweet potatoes are paired with kale, mint, cilantro, carrots, cucumber, pistachios, hard boiled egg, dates and apricots in a creamy cinnamon cumin cashew-based lemon dressing. Can add shredded chicken
Paleo and vegan without egg

Shrimp Etouffée
Updated version of traditional spicy Cajun shrimp stew with bacon, onions, garlic, peppers, tomatoes, spinach and parsley; finished with cream; served with rice of your choice
Can be made Paleo with cashew cream

Butternut Squash and Sausage Soup
Hearty winter soup with mild Italian chicken or pork sausage, onions, garlic and butternut squash; Topped with fried sage and toasted hazelnuts

Haddock and Corn Chowder
Creamy fish chowder with chunks of haddock, onions, baby potatoes, sweet potatoes, peppers, onions  and corn in a rich stock of milk and cream
Can be made Paleo with cashew milk

Sweet and Sour Indian Split Pea Soup
Toor dal (lentils) simmered with tomatoes, green, chilies, honey, ginger and curry leaves – can be mild, medium or spicy

Bigos – Polish Hunter’s Stew
A unique and hearty Polish stew made with kielbasa, beef and pork shoulder with sauerkraut, cabbage, carrots, onions, mushrooms and plums
Thanks to the Domestic Man for recipe inspiration

Caldo Galleo
A hearty and high-protein Cuban meat stew with white beans, onions, garlic, turnips, ham hocks, flank steak, chorizo and collard greens 
Can be made Paleo without white beans

Curried Kale Salad
Massaged kale is mixed with cucumbers, carrots, currants and slivered almonds in a maple, lemon tahini dressing and topped with curried protein(s) of your choice: chickpeas, tempeh, chicken breast and/or shrimp 
Paleo with chicken or shrimp and vegan with tempeh and tofu

Chicken Mushroom Champagne Bisque
A creamy bisque with three different types of roasted wild mushrooms, shallots, bacon and roast chicken in a rich champagne stock finished with cream and fresh tarragon
Can be made dairy-free

Arrabiata and Gnocchi Soup
A twist on the spicy Italian meat pasta sauce, this soup combines ground beef, turkey and/or pork, white wine, tomatoes, carrots, onions, chili flakes and garlic and is topped with home-made gluten-free basil gnocchi – choose beef, turkey and/or pork; can be made mild, medium or spicy

Middle Eastern Broccoli Soup with Tahini Cream
Creamy broccoli and shallot soup seasoned with nutmeg, cardamom, fresh thyme and sesame; served with lemon cumin tahini cream; can add shrimp or chicken breast
Vegan and Paleo
Thanks to Mindfood for recipe inspiration

Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad
Shaved brussel sprouts are marinated in an orange honey mustard dressing and paired with shaved red onion, pears and mandarin oranges and topped with shaved Manchego and roasted chestnuts – can add tempeh, chicken or shrimp
Vegan with tempeh and Paleo without cheese



Raw Asparagus Salad with Parmesan and Red Onions
Samosa Smashed Potatoes and Peas
Sweet Potato Hummus
North African Cucumber Salad with Yogurt
Moroccan Carrot and Cilantro Salad
Baby Spinach Salad with Dates, Almonds and Pickled Purple Onions
Sherried Mushrooms and Spring Peas 
Swiss Chard with Tahini, Yogurt and Buttered Pine Nuts
Green Beans with Toasted Coconut
Refried Black Beans with Shallots and Cilantro
Asparagus with Brown Butter 

Creamed Collard Greens with Bacon Can be made vegetarian
Green Beans with Tamari and Sesame
Whole Mushrooms Roasted with Sherry, Garlic and Thyme

Garlicy Lemon Broccoli
Mexican Black Beans and Rice
Carrots with Lime-Scented Yogurt
Garlic Wilted Spinach
Ranch Mashed Potatoes

Bok Choy with Tamari and Ginger 
Cumin and Chili Roasted Cauliflower
Curried Lentils and Onions
Orange Basmati Rice
Mango Pineapple Salsa
Carrot, Cilantro and Jalapeno Crema Slaw
Scallion and Thyme Quinoa
Brown Rice with Apricots and Walnuts
Chickpeas with Onions and Tomatoes
Roasted Maple Glazed Parsnips
Roasted Baby Potatoes with Rosemary

Roasted Zucchini with Corn and Feta 
Cauliflower and Carrots with Toasted Mustard Seeds
Spaghetti Squash with Red Sauce

Roasted Broccoli and Purple Onions with Walnuts and Shaved Parmesan
Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Pecans
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Spicy Broccoli Rabe
Roasted Cauliflower with Grapes and Capers 
Bourbon Maple Sweet Potato Mash
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Orange Zest and Pecans 
Honey Mustard Carrots
Cumin Scented Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Creamy Cheese Grits
Roasted Green Beans with Spring the Dahlia Onions and Almonds
Ginger, Scallion and Cucumber Salad with Tamari
Roasted or Steamed Vegetables:
Carrots, onions, red peppers, zucchini, summer squash, butternut squash, brussel sprouts, broccoli, mushrooms, asparagus or parsnips

Cauliflower or Broccoli Rice
Brown Rice, White Rice or Quinoa 


Sweet-Potato-Souffle_PS_2 (1)Banana Nut Porridge Paleo and vegan
Apple Dutch Baby 
Paleo and vegan
Cranberry, Pecan and Candied Orange Muffins 
Sweet Potato, Bacon and Chive Biscuits
Sausage and Sage Scones Paleo
Muffin Tin Frittatas:
with your choice of meats, cheeses and veggies Can be made paleo, vegetarian and/or lactose free
Sweet Potato Soufflé Paleo and vegetarian
Carrot Soufflé
Paleo and vegetarian
Zucchini Fritters Paleo and vegetarian
Potato and Onion Latkes Paleo and vegetarian
Spinach and Cheese Muffin Tin Bake Vegetarian and grain-free
Pumpkin Coconut Flan Vegan and Paleo