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Eddie and Robin’s Mediterranean Lamb Stir Fry

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Hello, I have taken over my mother’s blog temporarily to give you all a new recipe that we thought was quite delicious. She has no idea I’m doing this, so, uh, Merry Christmas? My brother and I made this dish and we hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

Ingredients:

Angel Hair Noodles
1 1/4 lbs of lamb (veal for stew works best)
1 Red Onion
3 Bell Peppers (of various colours for best flavour)lambfrystrip
1 box Cherry Tomatoes
4 oz Goat Cheese
Basil
Thyme
Paprika
Garlic powder
Salt
Pepper
1/2 cup Pomegranate Red Wine Vinegar
1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/3 cup Spicy Mustard
1/2 cup Teriyaki Sauce


Instructions:

Boil water for noodles first. As soon as the water is done boiling, stick the noodles in and cook until desired noodle texture.
Chop the lamb into chunks (if you didn’t get the prechopped veal for stew). Start cooking this on a high temperature in the oil, vinegar, teriyaki sauce, salt, pepper and garlic. Let this cook for a little while. Chop the red onion into chunks or strips and then put that into the pan. Cover the pan while it is cooking.
Chop the Bell Peppers while the onion softens and then stir them in with the spicy mustard, paprika, thyme and basil. Stir in the goat cheese and cover until it melts into the sauce.
Once the goat cheese is melted put in the cherry tomatoes and stop cooking it.
Serve the stir fry and sauce over the noodles and enjoy!

 

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raw, REAL, soaked, fermented and sprouted

This previous post talks about “raw” foods being anything in it’s natural state (whole) that is unprocessed, unrefined and uncooked (or cooked under 100*).  This includes all the food groups, even sweeteners which would include honey, maple syrup…

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“Real” foods are similar to “raw” foods in that they are all natural from their origins, plants or animals. They can all also be soaked, fermented or sprouted. The difference is they can be cooked to any temperature. They are not limited to 100*. These are God made and man prepared without commercial processing. Think about something your grandmother would be making.

You can find information supporting both sides of the cooked-vs-uncooked debate. Here are the pro-cooked claims. Some foods are more nutritional when they’re cooked. Cooking meat, for example releases it’s nutrients and brings out it’s flavor. Some vegetables are said to release phytonutrients when cooked which are easier for the body to absorb this way. Cooking broccoli breaks down goitrogen which affects the thyroid. Cooking can kill bacteria such as E. Coli. Sometimes cooking just makes food more palatable. Cooking is not limited and includes steaming, baking, broiling, boiling, roasting, frying, sauteing, grilling… Food should not be charred, as this is carcinogenic(cancer causing).

More on Raw and Real foods:

Obviously raw fruits and vegetables, herbs, spices, whole grains, grass-fed and wild meats, raw dairy products, natural sweeteners and local eggs are all raw and real foods. From here on out, you’ll have to do a little investigating. *Refined white sugars, grains and rices are NOT raw or real.

Most foods in boxes are processed and therefore NOT real. Frozen foods can be healthier than fresh in stores because the nutrients are sealed in right away. Look for single ingredient packages, no sauces, no cheeses, no rices nor pastas. Whether boxed, packaged, bottled or frozen, check the labels for the number of ingredients and what those ingredients are. Look for obvious signs such as lists of numerous and unrecognizable ingredients. The general rule of thumb is that packaged real foods don’t have more than five real ingredients.

*Bonus term- Paleo. This is pretty much living off the land. Similar to raw and real foods, except their is NO processing of any kind. So no grains or dairies.

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