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CARROT and HALLOUMI BURGERS

CARROT and HALLOUMI BURGERS

Hi everyone,  thanks for dropping by… I’ve been a busy busy Galley Kat this week with projects, both indoors and out, screaming to be attacked.  I did, however take the time to write up today’s offering for you… a trifecta of deliciousness… and all plant-based to boot. Tasty veggie packed burger mixture with the added protein punch of crunchy quinoa and salty halloumi….a smearing of home made hummus….and a spicy crispy slaw to round it all out. The carrot mixture…

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SALMON LOAF with DILL SAUCE

SALMON LOAF with DILL SAUCE

Since we’ve been doing so much outdoor work in the garden lately, I haven’t been keeping up with supplying our land galley.  Funny really how I still provision like we are still onboard.  Cans of this and that.  Lots of grains.   Plus more and more we’ve run into friends and some family members who are either cutting back on carbs or for health reasons can’t tolerate gluten.  So I’ve been compiling a few recipes from time to time to…

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STOVE-TOP QUINOA STUFFED PEPPERS

STOVE-TOP QUINOA STUFFED PEPPERS

Here’s another of my little stove top vegetarian dishes for your next Meatless Monday.  You could add some ground chicken or spice it up with some well seasoned sausage but the quinoa and added cheese pack a pretty good protein punch without it. I made them with a Mexican flare, adding jalapenos, corn and black beans to the mix. As there was no animal protein to cook they were ready in about 25 stove-top-minutes,  although if you decide to add…

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QUINOA CABBAGE SALAD

QUINOA CABBAGE SALAD

Not your typical cabbage slaw, this salad with a delicious Asian kick also packs in some extra protein, making it even more perfect as a meal in itself. QUINOA CABBAGE SALAD what you willl need 2 -2/1/2 cups cooked quinoa (1 cup of uncooked) 1 package cabbage slaw 1 or 2 green onions, chopped 1 cup toasted cashews or  peanuts (dry toast in a small fry pan) For dressing ¼ cup  peanut butter 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger 3 tablespoon…

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QUINOA CARROT MUFFINS

QUINOA CARROT MUFFINS

For an easy and healthy on-the-go breakfast or quick snack, these little gems take the prize. QUINOA CARROT MUFFINS what you will need 2 cup cooked quinoa 2 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup packed dark-brown sugar 2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup pumpkin seeds 1 cup coarsely grated carrots 1/4 cup neutral oil (I chose grapeseed oil) 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup carrot juice 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract putting it all together Mix…

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TURKEY QUINOA MEATBALLS

TURKEY QUINOA MEATBALLS

  These little nibbles, packed with protein, make a great happy hour treat…   …just drop each on a boston lettuce leaf and serve with your favourite tomato sauce. …next try them with some pasta, tomato sauce, …some grated Parm… …and a glass of wine, of course… …set the table for two… and you have a tasty and really easy supper.   Use the same mixture, pack it into a baking tin and make a turkey quinoa meatlaof I made…

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R.E.D. QUINOA SALAD

R.E.D. QUINOA SALAD

I’m getting back into my boat rhythm. For those of you land-based folks it may be hard to understand but having to get used to working in confined spaces takes a day or two of adjusting. Captain Francois and I have to rebalance what I call our ‘boat dance’, manoeuvring around each other, without knocking things, or each other over. Over the past winter in our land kitchen, I kept my galley mentality in tact as much as possible, carefully…

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QUINOA BITES

QUINOA BITES

Over the holidays Francois’ daughter served these yummy little morsels for a pre-dinner treat. I thought they would be a great addition to my boat recipe repertoire… Easy to make, they also will be a healthy protein-packed snack onboard this coming season… …a few simple ingredients…   QUINOA BITES 1 cup cooked quinoa (about 1/2 cup uncooked required) 2 eggs 1.5 tbsp tomato paste 1/4 tsp cayenne 1/4 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp ground pepper 1/2 tsp…

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BLACK BEAN CHILI

BLACK BEAN CHILI

Here is another Costa Rican inspired dish that offers lots of flavour.. super easy to make… versatile… and healthy… Instead of the typical black beans and rice I subbed the rice for red quinoa for a little added protein.       BLACK BEAN CHILI a few swirls of cooking oil 1 small onion, chopped 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 2 jalapeños, minced 1 sweet red pepper, seeded and chopped 1 sweet potato, peeled and chopped (about 1″ pieces) 1-14 oz…

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QUINOA SALAD with GRILLED HALLOUMI

QUINOA SALAD with GRILLED HALLOUMI

My latest food crush – halloumi. It’s this wonderful salty squeaky Cypriot cheese. It has a high melting point which lends itself well to grilling. Here is a wonderfully fresh and tasty salad, perfect for a simple evening meal. QUINOA SALAD with GRILLED HALLOUMI 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 1 large garlic clove, shredded 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp dried chili flakes 4 tbsp olive oil healthy dash of sea salt & pepper 4 small Persian cucumbers, quartered and chopped…

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