Ashley LeBelle

Creative, Health & Wellness Coach, Restaurateur, Believer.

 

what I COOKED THIS WEEK

I usually cook at LEAST one full meal a week for myself. I love cooking with whole fruits and vegetables and I also love  to document them on my Snapchat. Since I was receive so many questions about what recipes and  methods I use when I post my process on social media,  I decided to document them here. Hope this  pushes you to love cooking just as much as I do. Enjoy!

 
 
Image credit: Michael Graydon & Nikole Herriott at  Bon Appetit

Image credit: Michael Graydon & Nikole Herriott at  Bon Appetit

Week of March 12, 2017

Braised Chicken Thighs with Squash and mustard greens

This was such a long process but a yummy one. By the time I finished this entire meal it was 2 a.m. on a Friday night! I know what you're thinking...(you're right I have no life lol)...But it was worth it!i was not able to taste this master piece until the next afternoon making the braising juice even better the day after.

Subtitutes: Spaghetti  for Acorn squash

Checkout the recipe HERE

 


March 18, 2017

SHEETPAN ITALIAN CHICKEN AND VEGGIE DINNER

I had a food photoshoot one weekend and ended up with a fridge full of veggies. I didn't  want them to go to waste so, I looked up a recipe and threw everything on a sheet pan. This was a really quick and easy Sunday night dinner. Plus you'll b sure to have leftovers the next day. 

Substitutes: Zataar Israeli seasoning for garlic and fresh basil. Eggplant and zucchini noodles for carrots. 

Checkout the recipe HERE

Image Credit: Skinnytaste

Image Credit: Skinnytaste


Image Credit: Skinnytaste

Image Credit: Skinnytaste

March 22, 2017

sweet & Soy glazed Wild Caught SALMON

I had just finished working an 11 hour day at the restaurant and it was 11 pm. I needed to eat and refuel myself,but the meal also needed to be light & healthy. My last resort was Wild Caught salmon. Which I don't mind because my restaurant sells fresh wild caught fillet. So it was all good. 

Substitues: Coconut palm sugar for brown sugar. Bourbon infused honey from Colony Urban Farm instead of maple syrup. 

Sides: Riced broccoli sautéed in soy sauce

Checkout the recipe here


Image credit: My personal snapchat ashleylebelle

Image credit: My personal snapchat

ashleylebelle

March 22, 2017

rosemary SWEEt potato crsips

When you're not supposed to be eating sugar so you make a sweet snack. This just might be my go to snack. It's quick, it's easy, and pretty self explanatory. 

Substitues: Coconut palm sugar for brown sugar. Irritated cinnamon sticks &  fresh rosemary. No garlic was used. Only pink Himalayan sea salt & fresh crushed peppercorn was used. Alway coconut oil.

Checkout  as a similar recipe HERE