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Tilapia Fillet with Buckwheat and Yams

One interesting fact that most people are unaware is yams are often mistakenly called sweet potatoes, and vice versa, but they are two different vegetables. Sweet potatoes are delicious, but nothing compared to yams. Yams have more nutrient and less calories then any potatoes.  Just a little info before the journey begins.

To start things off, I like to introduce the Chefs special Yam recipe. To clairify, its not really special. The most easiest, and yummiest way to make yams is……

Slice the yams in block forms like above.

Season it with Cinnamon, salt, pepper and olive oil

Oven roast  the yams and you got it!

So golden and sweet, makes the taste bites go crazy.

Furthermore, we shall get right into the main dish, our Tilapia Fillet. To season this fish is extremely easy.

Seasoning of the Tilapia Fillet

Salt

Pepper

Lemon

and this time we used bread crumbs to give it the extra crunch.

 

Simply Amazing..

 

One must wonder what that grainy side dish must be…? The one and only Buckwheat… Yes its hard to find, (Usually only at Wholefoods) but it makes the meal more health considering you are eating fried fish.

Thank you all for checking out Colorfulfoods, now go and try it yourselves. Tell me how you can improve this meal ..

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Potato Salad Delight

Salads? Really?  I know its another salad but its amazing. You got to try it. its something like a meal in a salad form….  I noticed one of my favorite salads that i have not really payed much attention to lately.  The potato Delight.

Why do you think its one of my favorite salads? Its fulfilling and feels light compared to a meal. Sure it has potatoes and potatoes are not considered to be light food but it still does the job.. The flavors is what brings the salad its delight and potatoes are just potatoes.

How to make it? its very simple..

Ingrediance:

Potatoes

Red onions

Salt and pepper

Some greens (basil and dill is what we use but up to you)

Lemon/lime (your choice)

and a little olive oil

End result totally amazing appetizer or even a salad on its own.

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Green Monster Salad

I like to start off by expressing my love for Avocado. Sure avocado is a little pricey at our local super markets, but it is an amazing ingredient to have in any salad….

Introducing …. (drum roll please) The Green Monster Salad

So yummy!!!

Well this is one of my favorite salads because of the strong flavors it has…

ingredients:

Avocado

tomatoes

Red Onions

cilantro

Salt and pepper

lemon

and oil

End result, The green monster Salad.. The proportion is clearly up to you. Mix and match.. add or subtract..

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Swai fillet with oven roasted potatos

Sunday’s are a time for friends and family. What better way to spend time with each other, then enjoying a nice home cooked meal… preferably Fish. lets get this show on the road. I had one of the most interesting tasting fishes out there. Its not your typical Salmon or Maui fish. Today i had Swai Fillet. Im sure its not among the highest quality of fishes out there in our lovely seas and oceans, but preparing has a lot to do with the amazing taste. Our chef (Mom) told me she spent several hours seasoning the fish fillet with pepper, spices, mayo, and much more.. It was left for one day in this special sauce created by the chef and was ready for cooking today in the morning. One might ask how we cooked this interesting fish? Oven cooked the beast with seasoned potatos and it was beautiful. With the oven, the possibilities are endless. The food is cooked in a more healthy fashion and nothing is subtracted from the taste.

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Elephant Bar Smokehouse sandwich special

Ever had a grilled chicken sandwich that was good but left u wondering where the flavor went? I know the feeling…. Tonight’s special sandwich was just astonishing. To be fully honest, the description didn’t sound so wonderful. It had ham and grilled chicken and bacon with the usual (lettuce, tomato, onions, and mayo). Does that sound amazing, I think not. However, the fact that it was to die for, through me for a loop. The bacon and ham complimented the plain old grilled chicken. The food was cooked perfectly. The BBQ sauce they had inside the sandwich was equally tasteful. Overall experience i got to hand it to them. One problem i did notice. The fries were not cooked properly. It was not as soft as it should have been. I would recommend the sandwich but for a side order try the Cole Slaw. It is truly amazing.

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