Anya’s Egg Drop Soup

Ingredients

  • Egg (1)
  • Celery (2 sticks)
  • Carrot (1/4 cup)
  • Green onion -1/2 bunch
  • Any other veggie you like…I add cauliflower
  • Garlic (5 buds, fine chop)
  • Ginger (1/4 teaspoon)
  • Chicken broth (about 16 oz)
  • Hot sauce (Sriracha or tapatio) to taste

Salt and pepper to taste

Steps

  1. Bring broth with chopped carrots to a boil.
  2. Add chopped celery, cauliflower (or your choice), ginger, salt & pepper.
  3. Add hot sauce
  4. Beat egg in separate bowl and gently pour into soup, while wisking counterclockwise.
  5. The egg should separate and look feathery.
  6. add long chops of green onion when soup is turned off.

Serve immediately.

ENJOY!!

Anya’s Dry Fried Chicken Wings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds chicken wings – about 25 pieces
  • 1/2 bunch green onion
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro
  • Soy sauce 3/4 cup
  • Water 3/4 cup
  • Honey 1 cup
  • Flour (1 cup)
  • Garlic (6 big buds)
  • Ginger root (1/2 teaspoon)
  • Hot sauce (Sriracha) 3-4 teaspoons
  • Salt and pepper to cover wings

Steps

  1. Rinse chicken wings, place on paper towel and separate in the middle
  2. Get two bowls of flour, 1/2 cup each, add 1/3 water to one
  3. Preheat oven to 300 F
  4. Season wings with salt and pepper
  5. Dip wings into dry flour first and water flour second
  6. Drop into pan full of canola oil or olive oil
  7. Fry for 5-6 mins, then take out, dry flour and wet flour the fried wings and dip back into the oil pan for 6-7 mins
  8. Once done, place all wings on a tinfoil sheet and into oven for 10-15 mins. Check to see if done, as ovens vary.
  9. Make sauce. Finely chop cilantro and green onion (with whites), set 1/2 aside. Add soy sauce, hot sauce, honey and water to the remaining onion and cilantro. Heat this mix on low for 10 minutes, let it cool in pan.
  10. Take out the wings, toss in sauce and add the remaining green onion and cilantro to garnish.

Voila!

*Special treat, not for everyday lifestyle. Make these for game day, special occasions like birthdays or graduation!

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Anya’s Bok Choy, Kale, Sausage Spaghetti Dinner

Anya's Bok Choy, Kale, Sausage Spaghetti Dinner

Time: 20 mins
Serves: 2

Ingredients:

  • Organic Thin Wheat Spaghetti ( 1/2 a box)
  • Organic Sausage (2, apple and chicken flavor)
  • Kale (2 leaves)
  • Bok Choy (1 bunch ~6-7 leaves)
  • Garlic Clove (4-5 big ones)
  • Red Onion (1/4 cup)
  • Butter
  • Paprika
  • Curry
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt

Steps:

  1. Boil water and add spaghetti, pinch of salt, cook until tender.. about 10 mins.
  2. Dice red onion and garlic very finely, then add to pan with olive oil, let simmer
  3. Dice sausages and add to pan with red onion and garlic, cook 3-4 mins
  4. Cut kale and bok choy into salad strips, add to pan & add 1/4 stick unsalted butter, cook 1-2 mins. Drizzle 1/2 tsp. of curry and paprika, mix well.
  5. Once spaghetti is done, drain and add to pan, mix well on low heat for 1-2 mins, add 1/4 stick butter & pinch of salt. Top with freshly shredded parmesan.

Serve by itself with lemon water and maybe a baguette? :)

Enjoy!

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Anya’s Quick and Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies – No baking soda, powder or vanilla extract needed!

Anya's Quick and Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies - No baking soda, powder or vanilla extract needed!

Time: 30 mins
Serves: 6 (2 big cookies each)
Temp: 350

Ingredients:
Butter (1 stick softened, salted or unsalted)
Light or dark brown sugar (3/4 cup)
Egg (1 large)
Flour, all-purpose, self rising (1-1/4 cup lightly spoon the flour into the measuring cup, don’t pack down)
Chocolate chips (3/4 cup, semi-sweet)
Walnuts (1/4 cup)
(You can do all chocolate chips or macadamia nuts, raisins what ever your heart desires! )

 

Steps:

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Mix the butter and sugar together until completely combined
  3. Add egg and mix well
  4. Add flour, adding little by little, mix well.
  5. Add chocolate chips and walnuts, mix in well
  6. Scoops equalling 2-3 inches of cookies batter must be placed on greased metal pan
  7. Bake until the edges look browned and the middle still looks undercooked. About 20 mins. (if you did not use brown sugar the cookies will not brown)
  8. Cool on the baking sheets for 2 minutes before devouring.

Enjoy with a hot cup of tea or whole milk! :)

*Yummy Tip: Place cookies in fridge overnight, delicious in the morning!

[Don’t alter the ingredients in anyway, the cookies will not turn out due to the lack of baking soda, powder and vanilla extract]

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Anya’s Creamy Cilantro – Lime Dressing

 

cilantrodressing4Time: 5 minutes
Makes: 3/4 cup dressing

Ingredients:
Cilantro (1 cup loosely packed, remove stems and roughly chop)
Greek plain yogurt (1/2 cup)
Lime Juice (2 Tbsp., about 1/2 lime)
Garlic (1-2 cloves)
Olive Oil (1/4 cup)
White wine vinegar (1 1/2 tsp.)
Salt (1/8 tsp.)

Steps:
1. Puree all ingredients in a blender and use in salads, on pasta, or chicken, meat or fish

ENJOY!! :)

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Anya’s Spaghetti – Spinach, garlic and butter

Anya's Spaghetti - Spinach, garlic and butter

Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 6

Ingredients:

  • Spaghetti – 1 box (white or wheat, wheat tastes much better in this recipe fyi)
  • Spinach – 4 cups
  • Butter (1 stick)
  • Garlic (8 cloves)
  • Optional – (parmesan cheese and sausage)

Steps:
1. Boil a pot of water, enough to cook the spaghetti (8-10 cups)
2. Add pasta to boiling water and cook for desired amount on the pasta box (usually 12-14 minutes)
3. Cut off spinach ends and dice spinach leaves, to about 1/4 or 1/2 inch. Dice garlic cloves, very finely as well.
4.Heat up a pan and add garlic and butter, simmer for about 8 minutes on VERY LOW heat.
5. Drain cooked pasta and add to pan with garlic and butter, add spinach, mix well.

Serve with all natural or organic sausage and top with parmesan cheese!