All posts tagged: coconut

Creamy potato Salad with No Mayo

Spicy kick with Turmeric yellow curry dressing and inspired by Sri Lankan Potato curry. Today, when my garden is getting some much needed rain, I thought about testing out some new potato salad idea with no mayonnaise but coconut curry flavored with my favorite homemade seasoning base. It was fun trying out some great outdoor grilling and smoking recipes last week, so why not some sides this week. After all its 4th of July weekend ! Sri Lankan creamy potato curry is more of a soup style curry base made with boiling potatoes in coconut milk and spices, herbs including turmeric and curry leaves. Potato salad on the other hand is potatoes coated with yummy creamy dressing, which is something very different from Sri Lankan idea of a curry. I love the flavor of both and wanted so bad to take inspiration from both dishes to make something with my own twist. I also wanted a lower calorie version of potato salad with no mayonnaise. There are so many variations of potato salads all around …

Keto Coconut Butter

I made my own version of coconut butter . I have been reading so much about it and decided to give it a try. It is so devine. I used desiccated coconut, coconut vinegar, pinch of salt and coconut oil. Whipped it up in high speed blender ( or Ninja smoothie cup). Let it set in a container overnight. Yummy yummy with English muffins for breakfast. This is a great alternative to peanut butter and almond butter. Adding ghee makes it the consistency of cheesecake. INGREDIENTS 14 oz. unsweetened shredded coconut1/8 tsp. salt1/2 tsp. vanilla extract2 Tbl. Swerve1 tsp. ghee (optional)1/16 tsp. coconut extract (optional) DIRECTIONS Place coconut in a food processor, and process (scraping the sides down) until the coconut [โ€ฆ] Keto Coconut Butter

What have I been doing on my long weekend ! Took my cast iron skillet out !!! Looking forward to share all about it and more ๐Ÿ’–๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿฅฅ๐Ÿฅฆ๐Ÿฅฉ๐Ÿฅ–๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿ—

Seafood Delight. Your guide to cook any white fish

Every time we think of seafood dinner my mind always wonders off to my beautiful island. Memory of singing ocean breeze blowing through coconut trees with its beautiful white sandy beaches and crystal blue water warms the homely feeling in the heart. Coconut is particularly important ingredient in when it comes to cooking in Sri Lanka. It is used from marinating making spice blends and in sauce while cooking seafood. Most common way to cook for everyday meal with seafood is to add in to a curry or stir fry with a coconut sauce in it. Red curry or yellow curry will be the choice of base based on what type of fresh fish you are cooking. Before my mind wonders off to how beautiful Sri Lanka is and to all homely meals my mom used to make, let us talk little bit about my theory of selecting seafood. According cooking light.com there is dark oil rich fish, white flaky, medium oil rich firm, white firm are the main types of fish you find in …