Katie Metts's recipes
  • Katie Metts
    02/08/2014
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    Hearty Venison Stew

    1-2 lbs. cubed venison stew meat (can substitute pulled pork, chicken or beef), 10 oz. package baby Bella mushrooms, diced, 1 lb. package organic carrots, peeled and diced or thinly sliced, white onion, diced, 1 28oz. can diced fire-roasted tomatoes, broth or stock, organic if possible, 3-4 cloves garlic, minced, 1-2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar, 1 tbsp. Savory Spice Blend (recipe listed last), 1 tbsp. dried basil, 1 tbsp. dried oregano

    Delicious crock pot stew, not limited to venison

  • Katie Metts
    01/15/2014
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    3 forks

    Cheesecake

    egg yolks, sugar, 1 pkg. cream cheese, c. butter, softened, 2 tsp. vanilla, 1 c. sifted flour, 1 tsp. baking powder; sift with flour, egg whites, stiffly beaten, Orange rind, Strawberries or other berries/fruit for topping

    Tagged: cream cheese, Cheesecake, egg whites

    A yummy baked cheesecake

  • Katie Metts
    09/02/2012
    1403 views

    Chimmichurri

    * 1 bunch flat leaf parsley, * 8 cloves garlic, minced, * 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, * 1/4 cup red wine vinegar, * 2 tablespoons of lemon juice (fresh or bottled), * 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional), * 1 teaspoon black pepper, * 1 teaspoon salt

    Tagged: meat, Argentina, condiment, parsley

    from our friends in Argentina, Ivan and Kim

  • Katie Metts
    06/20/2012
    1599 views
    1 fork

    Chicken Salad

    bite-size pieces of cooked chicken, grated onion or chopped scallions (optional), thinly sliced celery, mayonnaise, heavy cream, vinegar, freshly ground pepper, Salt, Romaine lettuce

    Tagged: chicken, salad

    nicely seasoned; options and additions make it a delight to serve

  • Katie Metts
    06/20/2012
    1309 views
    1 fork

    Spicy Meatballs

    lean ground beef, ground pork, medium onion, minced, slices soft bread, crusts removed and torn into pieces, cloves garlic, minced, eggs, chopped parsley, olive oil, Italian seasoning, kosher salt, freshly grated Parmesan cheese, freshly ground black pepper

    Tagged: meatballs, ground beef

    Good, simple, tasty, easy to freeze My son, Christian, remarked that this recipe tasted like lasagna without the pasta.

  • Katie Metts
    02/05/2012
    1338 views
    1 fork

    Morning Glory Muffins

    cps unbleached all-purpose flour, baking soda, brown sugar, lightly packed (light or dark), cinnamon, ground ginger, 1/ 2 teaspoon allspice, grated carrots, (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, packed in juice and drained. (a drained 20oz is slightly more than a cup, I just dump the whole thing in.), golden raisins, or other dried fruit, ½ cup shredded coconut, ½ cup finely chopped walnuts or pecans, large eggs

    Tagged: yummy, muffins, hardy

    Good, hardy

  • Katie Metts
    04/23/2011
    1382 views
    2 forks

    Blesssings Soup (Or Christmas Soup)

    kielbasa, sliced 1/4 inch thick on bias; cut slices in half, Vegetable oil, as needed, Garlic, 6 cloves minced, dry red kidney beans, soaked at least 4 hours and up to overnight (best if done overnight; put in water, bring to boil, turn off heat, let set for 8-10 hours), chicken broth, red potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes, fresh kale, approximately 4 handfuls, red wine vinegar, freshly ground black pepper

    Tagged: soup, hearty, kale, Kielbasa, kidney beans

    Simple, hearty soup any time of the year

  • Katie Metts
    02/28/2011
    1450 views
    1 fork

    Vegetable Goat-Cheese Tart

    olive oil, 1 onion, thinly sliced or chopped, garlic cloves, peeled and sliced or minced, small bay leaf (optional), small eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 3 cups), small zucchini, halved lengthwise and cut into thin slivers, plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped (about 1 1/3 cups), kosher salt, shredded fresh basil leaves, Freshly ground black pepper

    Tagged: goat cheese, tart, egg plant, pie crust, ratatouille

    Ratatouille with a great twist!

  • Katie Metts
    02/21/2011
    1592 views
    2 forks

    Peanut Butter/Chocolate Spread (Like Nutella!)

    all natural Peanut Butter, Ghirardelli's 100% all natural baking cocoa powder, NOW brand Soy Lecithin soft gel capsules, less than 1/8 teaspoon Stevia, Vanilla, plain/no sugar added Soy Milk, (for specific notes on preferred quality of ingredients refer to my Ghirardelli Fudgesicle recipe, also found on this website)

    Tagged: Candida, Chocolate, Dessert, Diabetic, Fudge, Peanut Butter, Stevia, coconut, fudgesicles, healthy, low carb, low sugar, popsicles, snack, sweet, vegan, vegitarian

    Another great snack designed with Diabetics and Candida dieters in mind. This goes great on Wasa crisp bread/crackers (low carbs). Also wonderful sweet dip with ...

  • Katie Metts
    02/21/2011
    1974 views
    2 forks

    Ghirardelli Fudgesicles

    Coconut Oil (I used Spectrum Brand expeller pressed, organic coconut oil), NOW brand Soy Lecithin capsules, Ghirardelli's 100% all Natural Cocoa Powder (DO NOT use Dutch processed/alkali rinsed cocoas. They don't taste as good, and the processing strips some of the nutrients out of the cocoa), Stevia, powdered (look at ingredients and make sure you get only Stevia, or Stevia with inulin fiber, it feeds good stomach probiotics), Vanilla, all natural smooth Peanut Butter (I chose one with 2g sugar, and 7g carbs, it had more fiber and less sodium than others), plain unsweetened Soy Milk (preferably organic)

    Tagged: Candida, Chocolate, Dessert, Diabetic, Fudge, Peanut Butter, Stevia, coconut, fudgesicles, healthy, low carb, low sugar, popsicles, snack, sweet, vegan, vegitarian

    A recipe sure to please everyone in the family. With less than 5 carbs per serving,this recipe was designed to accommodate diabetics and those working ...

  • Katie Metts
    01/21/2011
    1429 views
    3 forks

    Chickpea Stew

    extra-virgin olive oil or coconut oil, diced red onion, finely minced garlic, ground cumin, cans (15 oz) chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained, can (14 oz) Italian plum tomatoes, chopped, in their juices, springs fresh thyme or 1 tsp dried thyme, honey, fresh lemon juice, can (14 oz) chicken broth, Salt and freshly ground pepper, chopped flat-leafed parsley

    Tagged: stew, chickpea, simple

    Simple to prepare. The cumin really enhances this dish. Cook this spice with the onions to bring out its aroma. Lemon juice brightens the flavors ...

  • Katie Metts
    01/21/2011
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    2 forks

    Yankee Beef Stew

    # short ribs or stew beef, cut in 3" pieces and trimmed of excess fat, cold water, sliced carrots, sliced onions, sliced celery, bay leaf, salt, freshly ground pepper, beets, peeled and cut into bite-size pieces, peeled and coarsely chopped fresh tomatoes, lemon juice, shredded cabbage

    Tagged: beef, stew, tasty, simple

    excellent taste, simple to prepare. I use stew beef rather than short ribs (no fat to trim)

  • Katie Metts
    12/28/2010
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    Energy Pancakes

    egg, honey (optional), baking powder, vanilla, raisins, sesame seeds, bran or ground flax seed, milk, flour or 3/4 cup flour and 1/2 cup Shaklee soy protein mix, oil, rolled oats, sunflower seeds

    Tagged: pancakes

    Very filling and substantial

  • Katie Metts
    12/28/2010
    1465 views
    3 forks

    Asian Short Ribs - Slow Cooker Meal

    low-sodium soy sauce, brown sugar, rice vinegar, cloves garlic, peeled and smashed or minced, grated fresh ginger, crushed red pepper, beef short ribs (about 4 pounds), medium carrots, peeled and halved crosswise, cabbage - at least 2 pounds, cornstarch, sesame oil (optional), 4 scallions, thinly sliced (optional)

    Tagged: slow cooker, ginger, short ribs

    Simple and yummy especially if you can find meaty short ribs. Look and ask at a good meat/butcher shop.

  • Katie Metts
    12/15/2010
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    1 fork

    Steak And Mushroom Soup

    thick shell steak, trimmed and cut into 1-inch cubes (I have used stew beef; it's simpler for me.), olive oil, unsalted butter (or coconut oil), medium onions, half coarsely chopped, other half thinly sliced, small carrots, scraped and finely chopped, small ribs celery, finely chopped, fresh button mushrooms, thickly sliced, Flour for dusting, 5-6 cups Beef Stock (refer to beef stock recipe on site), salt, Generous 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, large bay leaf

    Tagged: steak, mushrooms

    hearty; great for crowds and cold days. Author's comment - I think marinating the steak improves its flavor; however, if you are rushed, you might ...

  • Katie Metts
    12/15/2010
    1317 views
    1 fork

    Beef Stock

    5# mixed beef and veal bones, large carrots, scrubbed, large celery ribs, cleaned, large onions, cut in half, Water, tomato paste, parsley sprigs, leaf thyme, peppercorns, medium garlic cloves, crushed

    Tagged: stock, Beef

  • Katie Metts
    12/15/2010
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    1 fork

    Chicken Stock

    3# chicken wings, backs, or other bones, (I often use leg quarters.), medium veal knuckle (I am still looking for this.), water, large onions, peeled and cut in half, large carrots, scrubbed and cut into large rings, medium leeks, carefully washed and cut into large rings, Several large shallots, peeled but left whole, large bay leaf, parsley sprigs, large ribs celery with tops, broken into large pieces, dried thyme

    Tagged: soup, stock

    Excellent to have on hand when needing broth.

  • Katie Metts
    12/15/2010
    1343 views
    4 forks

    Cucumber Soup

    medium cucumbers, chicken broth, sour cream, cider vinegar, salt, clove garlic, Toppings:, medium tomatoes, chopped, sliced almonds, toasted, chopped green onions, minced fresh parsley

    Tagged: cold soup, cucumber

    A cold milk soup with colorful savory garnishes! It is yummy as an appetizer.

  • Katie Metts
    11/04/2010
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    5 forks

    Mini Cheese And Chive Scones

    flour, 2 T. sugar, 2 t. baking powder, 1 t. salt, t. baking soda, unsalted butter, cold, cubed, Cheddar, shredded, ½ cup mince fresh chives, 1 C. buttermilk, 2. T water, egg blended with 1 T. water

    Tagged: cheese, scones, chives

    simple to make. Yummy to eat!

  • Katie Metts
    10/07/2010
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    3 forks

    Chicken Stroganoff

    * 2 tablespoons olive oil, * 3 medium yellow onions, thinly sliced into rings, * 1 green pepper, seeded and thinly sliced, * 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, * 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, * 8 ounces (15 medium) button mushrooms, thinly sliced, * 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch-thick strips, * 1 cup dry white wine, * 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth, * 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce, * 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, * 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

    Tagged: chicken, stroganoff

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