Theme….We’ll take a traditional local Hawaiian dish and substitute healthy, organic ingredients.
- Brown Rice
- Olive/Grape Seed Oil
- Turkey Bacon/Turkey Sausage, chopped
- Organic Eggs (whites only)
- Carrots, chopped
- Maui Onions, chopped
- Garlic, minced
- Ginger, minced
- Salt & Pepper/Seasoning
- Lettuce Leaves
- Cilantro, chopped
- Braggs Liquid Aminos, to taste
In a cooking pan, with grape seed oil, cook garlic, ginger, carrots, and bacon until soften. Add the egg whites and keep mixing…then add the brown rice and season with salt and pepper. Add the chopped Maui onions and a little Braggs liquid aminos for taste and a little cilantro for taste and color.
Serve with lettuce leaves.
Cutty’s Food Facts:
Brown Rice vs. White Rice
Environmentally friendly…less processing
Whole food/no processing….maintains essential oils
More easily digested
Still has bran…natural fiber…healthier cholesterol levels
USA rice Feds say synthetic nutrients added back into white rice with powder
White rice is mostly carbohydrates which break down into sugar
Turkey Bacon vs. Pork Bacon
Lower in saturated fat and less calories
Turkey is leaner than pork
Fat & cholesterol free
Very low in calories
Very high in protein
Grown year round in Kula, Maui region in rich volcanic soil, making them sweeter than other onions
The less cooked the better tasting
Second most important horticultural crop behind tomatoes
Onions are used in Chinese medicine for coughing, bacterial infections, breathing problems.
Stomach cancer rates are half regular rates for those who consume lots of onions.
Part of the lily family, like garlic, chives, leaks.
There are around 600 varieties of onions
Known as the “Miracle Food” Medical studies have proven it can:
Prevent blood clots
Reduce blood pressure
Help prevent cancer
Protect against bacterial fungal infections
Grape Seed Oil vs. Olive Oil
Higher in vitamin E
Highest amount of good fat
Withstands higher heat than virgin olive oil
Olive oil is better the as a condiment or salad dressing ingredient
Braggs vs. Soy Sauce
A healthy alternative to soy and tamari sauce
No table salt or preservatives are added….lower in sodium
Liquid protein with 16 different amino acids…the building blocks of life
Humans produce 10 of the 20 found within protein; the rest must come from our food & supplements.