Lindsay's Cooking Class Notes

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I love cooking not because I love to eat, but because food is my medicine. It allows me to live the life I want to live, moving and functioning without depending on anything else to achieve a reasonable level of health. It is a science and an art, requiring both halves the mind to execute. You should never get bored with food. Cooking should be fun and experimental. There will be failures and successes. Listen to your body. It truly will tell you what you need to eat. Learn to comply and eating what you need will become exciting. Pretty soon you will realize that the want is gone and you feel amazing. Want and need become one in the same. Get crazy. Experiment with all kinds of vegetables and meat. The possibilities are truly endless. Have fun, and always remember the best meals are the simplest. -Lindsay Wagner

The food Richard and lindsay V Kale sweet potato and meat Blueberry









1 package of bacon

2 lb beef

1 big onion

1 green pepper

2 can of Rotelle tomatoes with green chilies

1 big can tomato puree

2 or 3 sweet potatoes or yams



Chili powder


Cook the bacon till it is just shy of crispy. While the bacon is cooking dice the onion and the green pepper. Blend the bacon and the grease to bits and add to the bottom of a big pot. Put the onions and green peppers in to cook a bit. While that is happening brown the 2 pounds of beef in a different pan. After the onions are a little translucent and the meat is brown combine them together in the big pot. Add the tomatoes and the tomato puree to the pot, plus 1 or 1.5 cans of water measured in the big puree can. Add diced up sweet potatoes and bring to a boil. Let it simmer till the potatoes are soft. Add the spices to the level of your liking while it simmers. Eat it twice a day for a week.


Sunshine Sauce

2 TBS lime juice

1 clove garlic

½ teaspoon red pepper flakes

1 TBS coconut aminos

¼ teaspoon rice vinegar

¼ teaspoon dry ginger

¼ cup sunflower butter

Dash of cayenne

¼ cup coconut milk


Blend everything except the coconut milk till it is all mixed, then add the milk and finish mixing. Dip vegetables in it or use is as a stir fry sauce. Get creative.


Basil Walnut Pesto

2 cups of basil packed tight

½ cup fresh parsley

1/3 cup olive oil

1/3 cup walnuts

3 cloves garlic

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon pepper


Blend all this stuff together. I did not add the parsley the other night and it was good. I play with amounts. Just do what tastes good.


Sex with Your Pants On

1 avocado

2 frozen bananas

3 big spoons unsweetened cocoa

Coconut milk (enough to get things spinning)


Blend until smooth


Blueberry Yogurt

 1.5 cups blueberries

1 avocado

Juice of a lemon

Blend until smooth


Spaghetti Squash

 Buy a big yellow spaghetti squash.

If you are rushed stab it repeatedly and microwave it for 15-20 minutes.

If you are cooking at a chill pace cut it in half and roast it in the oven at 375 for 45 minutes or so.

Scrape it out with a fork and fabricate an amazing dish.


Cauliflower Rice

 Cut the flower into small pieces. You can use all of it with the exception of the green leaves on the outside. Set up your food processor with the grater blade and get busy. This can be messy, but it tastes good. Once you have your rice, microwave it for 2 or 3 minutes then sauté it in your oil of choice with all kinds of other vegetables and meat.


Pork Fried Rice

 3 TBS coconut oil

1 onion

¾ pound of meat

4 TBS tamari

1 clove garlic

1 head cauliflower rice

2 eggs

1 cup peas

4 scallions


1-     Heat 1 TBS coconut oil, add the onions and brown

2-     Add the meat and 1 TBS tamari if meat is raw sauté till cooked if it is precooked heat through

3-     Add 2 TBS coconut oil and garlic and cauliflower cook 3 minutes or so

4-     Add eggs and the remainder of the tamari stirring constantly

5-     Add peas and scallions cook a few more minutes than eat


My Favorite Kale Situation

 Heat your oil of choice. I choose toasted sesame oil. Slice red onions and throw in the pan, cook a bit. Add things like cabbage mushrooms, sliced, already backed sweet potatoes, ground meat, or any meat really, then pile the kale in and let it cool down. Season it with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Get crazy and eat it with a fried egg on top. The possibilities are truly endless.




Meat of choice precooked

Vegetables of choice

Salt and pepper maybe other spices of choice


Cook till done, 30ish minutes, on 375.

NutritionTara RossComment