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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Bonus Tip - Roasted Spaghetti Squash Seeds




In our last video, I used a spaghetti squash. Don't let those seeds go to waste. I show you here how to roast the seeds while you roast the squash.

Spaghetti Squash with Meat Sauce



Here's a family favorite recipe that is low in calories and delicious. This is a great substitute for the high calorie spaghetti meal and works for the paleo diet, Whole30, or a gluten free diet.

This recipe is a variation on a recipe from one of my favorite cookbooks, The Everyday Paleo. You have to get this cookbook! Here's the link to it. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/098256581X/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=098256581X&linkCode=as2&tag=maxiimpakara-20&linkId=NYHZ5ZV4AZASLSSF

Ingredients
2 Spaghetti Squash
2 pounds Ground Beef
1/2 Yellow Onion
1/2 cup Fresh Parsley
3 tbsp Fresh Rosemary
8 to 12 Plum Tomatoes
2 tbsp Garlic Powder
2 tbsp Dried Basil
Pinch of Cayenne Pepper
1 Bay Leaf
Splash of Red Wine

Cut Spaghetti Squash in half and scoop out seeds. Place in Squash in casserole dish with 1/4 filled with water. Cook in oven at 375° F for 45 to 60 minutes.

Add onion, parsley, and rosemary to food processor and chop. Then, add tomatoes and garlic powder and pulse until the tomatoes look chunky.

In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef. After browned, add tomato mixture, bay leaf, basil, cayenne, salt, and red wine vinegar. Let simmer for 20 minutes.

Once the spaghetti squash in soft, use a fork and scoop the spaghetti squash onto a plate and top with the meat sauce.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

How to Rig a Live Crayfish for Fishing



Live crayfish are great fishing bait. This videos shows a tail rig on a crayfish. You hook it through the tail from the bottom up.



This way when you fish it through the water, the crayfish looks like it is swimming naturally backwards.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Acorn Squash stuffed with Mexican Ground Pork




I've been on the Whole30 plan at www.Whole30.com and have alot of Facebook Friends ask what I eat. Here's a terrific recipe to replace those cravings for mexican food like tacos and burritos.

It's quick and easy and you can use the meat filling in omelets and on top of a salad.

This recipe is an adaption from a recipe in a super cooking book called Paleo Comfort Foods. Click the following like to check it out. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1936608936/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1936608936&linkCode=as2&tag=maxiimpakara-20&linkId=VUNU6DW5Z5DTMT4X

Ingredients
2 Acorn squash
1 tablespoon Olive oil
1 Onion; diced
3 Garlic cloves; minced
2 Banana Pepper; chopped
1 pound ground pork
1 tablespoon Chili powder
3 teaspoon Cumin
1/2 cup Plum Tomatoes; chopped
Salt and Pepper to taste
Serve with Hot Sauce for added spice

Preheat oven to 400F. Cut acorn squash in half lengthwise, remove seed and pulp. Place face down in baking pan with about 1/4 inch water. Bake 30-45 mins or until squash is soft.

Heat large skillet over medium heat, add in oil, and when hot, stir in onion and garlic. Cook until onions are translucent.

Stir in peppers and cook for 3-4 minutes longer.

Add in ground pork, spices, salt and pepper and brown until meat is cooked through.

Strain off excess liquid from meat and stir in tomatoes, heating through.

Pour out any water in the pan with the squash, and place face up. Fill with meat mixture and serve.