Category: HEALTHY CHOICES

Mini Breakfast Quiche

Mini Breakfast Quiche

A tasty, easy, and delicious Mini Breakfast Quiche, which is perfect any time of the day.  Now that kids are starting school again this quick and versatile dish is perfect. Not only that you can use ingredients that your family likes, but you can store read more

Chicken Burges with Spicy Peanut Butter Slaw

Chicken Burges with Spicy Peanut Butter Slaw

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PB2 Foods. All opinions are entirely my own. Chicken Burger with spicy peanut butter slaw was amazing. Not only are these simple to prepare, but after grilling or cooking, you can keep the patties read more

Air Fryer Mushroom and Cheese Taquitos

Air Fryer Mushroom and Cheese Taquitos

 

Air Fryer Mushroom and Cheese Taquitos
Air Fryer Mushroom and Cheese Taquitos

This post is sponsored by Mission Foods. The opinions and text are all mine.

An air fryer is one of my favorite kitchen appliances, so I thought to use Mission® Tortillas and create these simple vegetarian air fryer mushroom and cheese taquitos.

 

Don’t you just love the way these taquitos look?

 

Not only are you going to love the taste and texture, but they are super easy to prep, plus you will not miss the meat factor at all.

 

Obviously, these are cooked in an air fryer, however, you can easily use your skillet or bake them in the oven.

Air Fryer Mushroom and Cheese Taquitos

 

I partnered with Mission Foods for this post, so I used Mission Foods tortillas to create this delightful vegetarian recipe, which can be turned into a vegan dish if you use plant-based cheese.

 

Ever since I started my low-carb journey, I began experimenting with different recipes, and I enjoyed making my meals using Mission Foods Carb Balance tortillas. I love that they are keto-friendly, soft, and taste so good! It’s the perfect solution for any picky eaters out there.

 

If you did not know already, you can find Mission tortillas in the bread or Mexican/multicultural foods aisle at Publix.

 

mission low carb tortillas

I like that they have so many options for anyone’s taste and dietary needs; gluten-free tortillas, protein tortillas, whole wheat tortillas, low carb tortillas, low-calorie tortillas, and smaller street taco-sized tortillas.

 

Anyway, I thought it would be an excellent substitution for shredded taco chicken if I used King oyster mushrooms. I love mushrooms, so this was very flavorful.

 

Just in case you are unable to find King oyster mushrooms, I would suggest shiitakes, which are easier to find and less expensive, and just as delicious.

Air Fryer Mushroom and Cheese Taquitos

 

I will love it if you try this recipe. During the Be the Best You promotion going on now through 2/20/21 at Publix, you can get a few packs of Mission Tortillas, whichever you prefer, and create a delicious meal with 55¢ off any one (1) Mission Carb Balance, Protein, Gluten Free or Organic Tortillas 8–20 oz.

Pick up the 1/23 Extra Savings flyer in-store to find out more or access it online here!

 

Air Fryer Mushroom and Cheese Taquitos

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Air Fryer Mushroom and Cheese Taquitos

Air Fryer Mushroom and Cheese Taquitos

Yield: SERVES 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

An air fryer is one of my favorite kitchen appliances, so I thought to use Mission Tortillas and create these simple vegetarian air fryer mushrooms and cheese taquitos. They are super simple and tasty,

Ingredients

  • 1 Mission Fajita - Whole Wheat - Carb Balance - 8ct - 8.0oz
  • 2-3 King Oyster mushrooms, depending on the size
  • 1/8 cup olive oil + for brushing
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend, or any other in hand

Homemade Taco Seasoning

  • 1/4-1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste

Instructions

  1. Slightly wet a cotton kitchen towel and clean oyster mushrooms.
  2. Separate or cut off the mushroom top from the stem. We will use only stems for this recipe.
  3. Using a fork, apply pressure up and down lengthwise, all around.
  4. Then with fingers, pull apart oyster mushroom stems.
  5. Combine all the spice mix ingredients in a mixing bowl, mix well, add oil and like juice, and olive oil. 
  6. Add shredded mushrooms into a bowl with spices and coat well.
  7. Place on the baking sheet and bake or air fry at 350F for 7-10 minutes.
  8. After mushrooms are cooked (sometimes I like to cut them in hlaf becase they could be too long), add about 2-3 tablespoons of shredded cheese, a shredded Mexican blend of cheeses work best.
  9. Add seasoned mushrooms and roll tortilla into a thin roll; place in the baking sheet and continue.
  10. This makes 6 to 8 Mission Fajita size tortillas.
  11. Brush each rolled tortilla with olive oil and air fry at 375F for 10 minutes.
  12. Serve with pico de gallo and guacamole.

Notes

  • You may add 1 tablespoon of corn starch to taco seasoning if you wish.
  • You could use other Mission Tortillas; gluten-free tortillas, protein tortillas, whole wheat tortillas, low carb tortillas,
    low-calorie tortillas, or smaller street taco-sized tortillas.
  • Plan the amount of filling if your tortillas are larger.

instructions how to make Air Fryer Mushroom and Cheese Taquitos



Weekend Breakfast Board

Weekend Breakfast Board

This post is sponsored by Pure Farmland™. The opinions and text are all mine. Don’t you just love a big and beautiful breakfast board? I am telling you if you make it, it is a feast for the eyes!   We have these almost every read more

Tofu and Veggie Stir-Fry with Peanut Butter Sauce

Tofu and Veggie Stir-Fry with Peanut Butter Sauce

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PB2 Foods. All opinions are entirely my own.  Tofu and Veggie Stir-Fry with Peanut Butter Sauce is such a fantastic dish; it’s going to make you crave it over and over again. This meal read more

Root Vegetable Sheet Pan

Root Vegetable Sheet Pan

Root Vegetable Sheet Pan is an easy, tasty and very efficient as well as budget-friendly way to feed your family. On top of it, it is very delicious and nutritious. It goes perfectly with fish, poultry or any other meat or protein.

Root Vegetable Sheet Pan
Root Vegetable Sheet Pan

Don’t you just love days when you are cleaning your fridge and pantry and you have a bit of this and that to use before going grocery shopping?

Oh, I am the most creative person in the kitchen when those days come.

I feel like my brain just blooms. Even though sometimes the combo from my fridge forging does not match at all, most of the time it works and we clean our plates.

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I just love getting in the kitchen and making my own food. However, my wish is to start growing it again.

Well, to be quite frank with you, I do not have the greenest thump out there, but I can learn.

Root Vegetable Sheet Pan

Once upon a time, I had the most amazing green peppers. Also, I grew funny looking cucumbers and sweetest tomatoes as well as fragrant herbs, which I still grow.

Which brings to me to this thought, if I actually dedicate my time, give more love, attention, and water regularly, there is still hope for me.

I am looking for that patch of heaven where I can build my little cabin and grow the best looking produce.

Oh, and feed my chickens. There is a small farmer hiding inside of me, I just know it!

Root Vegetable Sheet Pan

Anyhow, when it comes to one sheet food I am going to suggest that you try to keep all the vegetables in on level.

The second thing is to try adding vegetables that at the same texture unless you want mushy cherry tomatoes which is totally delciosu especially if you add some garlic in the oil as well.

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There are so many amazing root vegetables that you could totally mix and match. Hey, if you do not have radishes, use parsnip or more potatoes or different types of potatoes.

Perhaps Jerusalem artichokes, bump onions, whole garlic head cut in half or Fennel, which is a flowering plant but in the carrot family.

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With that being said, if you never made this combo before, you would be pleasantly surprised how tasty this is.

If you get inspired and make this easy Root Vegetable Sheet Pan recipe, please tag me on Instagram.

@sandraseasycooking with hashtag #sandraseasycooking. I would love to see all your tasty creations. Thank you so much in advance!

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Recipes with Vegetable

Root Vegetable Sheet Pan

Yield: Serves 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

Vegetable Sheet Pans are easy, tasty and amazing especially when you want to clean up your fridge. Use what you want and like and enjoy a nice root vegetable sheet pan.

Ingredients

  • 2 Beetroot, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 pound baby potatoes, I used red but any would be fine
  • 1/2 pound baby carrots, or sliced regular
  • 1/2 pound any other root, I used radishes
  • 1/4 red onion, sliced
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon bouillon powder, any flavor (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F/200C
  2. Wash, peel, slice or cube vegetables. Make sure to keep chopped vegetables at approximately the same size. Place everything in a larger bowl and add seasonings; salt, pepper, herbs and bouillon powder (I used Knorr Selects Chicken Bouillon No MSG. If you do not like using Bouillon, please do not add any, just sprinkle a bit more salt and you're good to go).
  3. Add oil and toss to coat.
  4. Place vegetables in the wide baking sheet with sides so every6thing is in one layer.
  5. Roast your vegetables for 40 to 45 minutes in preheated oven or until they are tender. Usually about 15 minuites before the vegetables are done I stir them for bit, but after it is not neccecery.
  6. Enjoy them with any protein or as it is.

Notes

There are many root vegetables so use whatever combination you like or have on hand. I happen to love this one as well as my family so I do make it often.

Cacio e Pepe Butternut Squash

Cacio e Pepe Butternut Squash

Cacio e Pepe Butternut Squash is one delicious, healthy and flavorful recipe. A perfect dish for your meatless Mondays or a quick weeknight dish if you wish to replace carblicious pasta. Well, we all know that Cacio e Pepe, or in translation cheese and pepper, read more

Baked Sweet Potatoes

Baked Sweet Potatoes

Baked Sweet Potatoes are one of my favorite Autumn treats. It warms your heart and soul, and the pleasant aroma is just enchanting. I did not grow up with sweet potatoes. The first time I tried sweet potatoes I was 18 or 19 years old. read more

Turmeric Golden Milk

Turmeric Golden Milk

I might be a bit late in the Turmeric Golden Milk posting game, but I have been drinking this one for a few years now.

Well, I must humbly confess, I do not drink it very often. Nevertheless, when I feel sluggish or need some extra boost, this beverage truly works its magic.

This Indian native warm and cozy beverage is full of marvelous health properties or nutritional benefits to heal your body and soul.

I would recommend one mug before going to bed for the peaceful, anxiety-free, goodnight sleep.

Turmeric Golden Milk

The taste is strong, but not as spicy as you would perhaps expect. It is remarkably relaxing!

With the freezing winter nearing, and in many states and countries already here, this golden tea is a necessity.

To me personally, there is nothing more calming than a cup of hot tea, blanket wrapped around me while I read a good book. Though it may seem strange, that would be my ideal evening.

I collect delicious teas so making my blend is a valuable blessing to me. Naturally, you could mix it to your liking.

Turmeric Golden Milk

Some might find it too strong therefore add slightly less of this and a bit more of that until you achieve what your taste buds like the most.

Why should you drink Golden Milk?

Well, first of all, Golden milk’s ingredients, which are ginger, cinnamon, and turmeric, contain anti-inflammatory properties. So it is absolutely amazing for you.

Also, you must add black pepper. Turmeric combined with black pepper, each has health benefits, due to the compounds curcumin and piperine, increases the absorption of curcumin by up to 2000%.

Supporting brain function and improving memory Supporting brain function and improving memory

  • Improving mood
  • Preventing heart disease
  • Protects against oxidative damage and sleep deprivation
  • Lowering blood sugar levels
  • Boosting the immune system
  • Aiding digestion

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Turmeric Golden Milk

Turmeric Golden Milk

Yield: Serves 2
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes

Healthy, easy and tasty Turmeric Golden Milk Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk coconut milk, or any other dairy/dairy-free milk that fits you the best.
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric
  • ½ teaspoons cinnamon powder
  • ¼ teaspoons cardamom powder
  • ¼ teaspoons ginger powder
  • pinch of ground black pepper
  • Raw honey or maple syrup to taste
  • Additional sweetener if needed; Monk Fruit sweetener, Truvia or use reg. sugar.

Instructions

  1. Combine all dry ingredients.
  2. Pour milk into a small saucepan, add coconut oil.
  3. Heat for about 5 minutes over medium-low burner temp., or until just heated through, while adding and stirring in dry ingredients. Incorporate it and keep stirring until smooth in texture.
  4. Make sure not to boil, just slowly simmer until it releases the aroma.
  5. Pour into mugs and drink immediately.

Notes

Alternatively, you can heat the milk, place everything in heat resistant jar with a fitted lid and mix it.

Turmeric Golden Milk

Sweet Pumpkin Porridge

Sweet Pumpkin Porridge

Sweet Pumpkin Porridge is one of those perfect comforting foods during cooler weather. Ah, don’t you just love the smell of cooler weather approaching, beautiful Autumn scenery and comfort food? Alright, perhaps we look forward to comforting holiday food more than anything else, but fall read more