Mushroom broth!

This week I’m sharing a broth I make from the stems of mushrooms. I don’t eat the stems usually. I prefer the caps because they are more tender. At least in my opinion they are. Maybe I’m crazy, haha. What I do though is save my mushroom stems and keep them in the freezer. When I feel I have enough I put them in a pot with some water, onion, garlic, rosemary, salt, and pepper. I used some onion tops here just because I had them. Let that simmer until I reach the flavor I want. Just depends on the size of batch you are making. No longer than an hour though. It will turn a nice light brown color that’s great for sauces and gravies.

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Much love & Many blessings!

-Jason

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Black pepper tofu and sticky rice.

Dinner was black pepper tofu and sticky rice. I found some black pepper sauce at a shop here and thought I would give it a try. It would of been better if I hadn’t put so much on or had the tofu mixed in with some veggies to mellow it out. It was still good though. I topped it with the green onions and that helped some. Next time I will use less or mix in some plant milk to thin it out and make it a little more mellow. I also had sticky rice with some sweet chili sauce on top. Having that helped some too. I would go back and forth between the two. It was a nice little meal all together though. You don’t know unless you try it.

All I did for the tofu was brown it in a skillet then add the sauce in and toss it around until the sauce was hot. This was a very easy meal. I’ll have to play around with making my own black pepper sauce.

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Much love & Many blessings!

-Jason

Simple Breakfast

This morning I decided to have simple meal of some Avocado toast. It’s quick, easy, and so delicious. I enjoy simple meals like this in the morning since I’m not a morning person. The only “cooking” you have to do is toasting the bread. I do a couple different variations on this Avocado toast. I’ll give some alternative additions at the bottom of this post. For today though I stuck two pieces of bread of my choice int he toaster. While that was going I cut an avocado in half, cut it up in the shell, and squeezed some lime juice over it and let it sit. I the sliced some green onion on the bias. It’s prettier cut on the bias. After the toast was ready I scooped half the avocado on each piece and chopped and spread it on the toast. I then sprinkled some black pepper, the green onions, and some crushed red pepper on top. I cut each piece into two triangles. I always cut my toast and sandwiches in half like this. Then I enjoyed my delicious meal. You can add more or less of each ingredient. It just depends on what you like. Let me know if you give this a try and what you think. Do you like other combo’s of Avocado toast? I love trying new recipes!

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Here’s some other combo’s I like.

1: Avocado, red onion, lime juice, black pepper, and crushed red pepper (not a big difference there)

2: Avocado, lime juice, black olives, green onion or red onion, Black pepper, and some basil leaves

3: Avocado, lime juice, diced tomato (with no seeds), minced rosemary, minced garlic, and black pepper

4: Avocado, lime juice, crushed red pepper, arugula, and reduced balsamic vinegar drizzled over top.

I hope you enjoy one of these! Follow me on social media if you would like.

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Much love!!!

-Jason-