I specialize in creating custom menus for your dining preferences, these are just a few samples.
Please note most of these dishes have gluten free, vegan and low sugar options.
Call Chris at 760-405-5329 for details!
Here are just some of my favorite dishes:
APPETIZERS & SMALL BITES:
*Parmesan Crusted Meatballs w/homemade marinara sauce
*Filo Dough Sachets filled w/applehicken sausage meat & white cheddar
*Baby Bella Mushrooms stuffed w/Italian turkey sausage meat & fesh parmesan cheese
* Watermelon goat cheese & mint roundettes
*Filo Pockets filled w/almond ricotta & vegan cream cheese, a roasted eggplant puree & spinach (vegan)
*Curry Cashew Chicken Salad in romaine boats
*Thai Fresh Rolls w/acashew tamarind sauce (vegan)
*Fresh Figs stuffed w/goat cheese & wrapped in proschuitto
*Mini Ground Lamb & Beef Kofta Kebobs w/tzatziki
*Mini Vegetable Falafels w/vegan tzatziki & hummus (vegan)
*Roasted Cauliflower Buffalo Wings w/a vegan smoked paprika cream sauce (vegan)
*Coquilles Saint Jacques baked in 1/2 shells
- Classic Greek Salad with romaine, roasted red peppers, red onion, olives, cucumbers and marinated tomatoes, french feta & roasted pine nuts with a simple red wine vinaigrette
- Cobb Salad with smoked paprika devilled eggs, nitrate free bacon bits, garden tomatoes, avocado, carrots & shredded roasted chicken, topped with cheddar cheese and a homemade ranch or blue cheese dressing.
- Organic baby power greens lettuce with confetti cabbage, wilted powers greens and a light garlic & lemone vinaigrette w/sprouted & roasted pepitas. The confetti cabbage is nothing like coleslaw. It is shaved thin, salted to bring out its juices and marinated in a light olive oil & lemon, peppered and chilled. This is what wilts the power greens just enough so they are softened and dressed for eating! My clients love it!
- Spinach salad with smoked paprika devilled eggs, nitrate free bacon bits, garden tomatoes, micro sprouts
and an aoli mustard vinaigrette. Micro sprouts are the very beginnings of specialty salads like baby spinach, kale & beet greens
- Roasted Curry Chicken Salad with green apple on a bed of baby herb salad topped with roasted cashews and a balsamic honey mustard dressing
- Roasted Beet Salad with goat cheese, mustard aioli vinaigrette & honey roasted slivered almonds on a bed of baby greens (cheese can be replaced by a vegan almond ricotta)
*Jicama, Avocado & Blood Orange on Romaine Salad w/tahini blood orange vinaigrette (slightly sweet & super refreshing!)
- Rosette Salad w/endives, radicchio on romaine & a blood orange & beet vinaigrette sprinkled w/hemp seeds A beautiful presentation salad that is slightly bitter & sweet..very refreshing
- Creamy Delicata Lemon Thyme Bisque w/a dollop of a vegan cream sauce
- Cream of shitake mushroom Soup w/shredded chicken (vegan option)
- Cream of coconut butternut squash curry soup A meal in itself, it satisfies all of the senses. (Vegan and GF)
- Creamy Roasted Acorn Squash Soup w/avocado and sour cream. A hearty vegetarian soup with chunks of avocado and a dollop of sour cream.
- Thai Turkey Meatball Pho w/ginger, lemongrass, glass rice noodles, bokchoy, carrots & zucchini.
- Vegan Creamy Broccoli Bisque w/a dollop of creme fraiche
- Coconut Ginger Lime Soup w/al dente veggies (w/shredded chicken optional)
- Raw Creamy Avocado Soup w/7 veggies juiced and purreed to make this surprisingly delicious vegan soup that is served cool w/slices of avocado, corn & cassava chips & a dollop of cream sauce
- Panaang Coconut Curry with al dente broccoli, zucchini & carrots and turmeric jasmine rice with your choice of salmon, scampi, chicken or beef.
- Wild Caught Halibut or Seabass baked in a Delicata, Hatch Chile Meringue w/a Spanish vegetable rice & Cuban black bean puree
- Roasted Chicken or Salmon with Pesto on a bed of wilted baby greens and angel hair pasta
- Vegan Pesto w/ angel hair pasta, zucchini ribbons & shitake mushrooms
- Vegan & Gluten Free Pizza w/a cauliflower crust and vegan pesto sauce, wild mushrooms, roasted red peppers, red onion, heirloom tomatoes & moroccan black olives
- Vegan Lasagna with zucchini noodles, roasted eggplant medallions, shitake mushrooms & a spinach ricotta
- Beef or Lamb Kefta Kabobs with roasted zucchini, roasted eggplant medallions, lemon dill rice with tzatziki and creamy hummus . This delicious Middle Eastern dish is made with ground beef or lamb that is mixed with spices and herbs and formed on a skewer & cooked until tender.
- Spaghetti and Grassfed Meatballs w/fresh parmesan, roasted garlic marinara sauce & garlic bread (gluten free, & dairy free options).
- Yam Enchiladas w/Cuban black beans, Spanish rice, salsa fresca and guacamole. An unusual combination for enchiladas, the flavors will surprise & delight you!
- Ribeye Roast w/a Bernaise Sauce & Lobster Tail w/a smoked paprika hollondaise sauce served w/ your choice of potatoes & roasted asparagus
- Black Cod or Fresh Caught Salmon baked in a pastry puff w/a smoked paprika hollondaise sauce, a potato, cauliflower meringue topped w/gruyere and roasted asparagus
- Vegan Ground Marinated Walnut Tacos w/vegan crema sauce, roasted tomato salsa, shaved cabbage & guacamole in artisan corn tortillas w/vegetable Spanish rice & Cuban black bean puree
- Slow Roasted Pulled Pork Tacos w/crema sauce, shaved cabbage, mango salsa & guacamole served w/Cuban black bean puree & Spanish rice
- Gourmet baked mac-n-cheese. This version of an American classic, is dressed up using creamy goat cheese & smoked Havarti cheese, then topped with breadcrumbs and lightly broiled.
- Au Gratin Potatoes Dauphine. The potatoes turn out creamy because of the layers of bechamel sauce under a crust of golden parmesan cheese.
- Hasselback Potatoes
- Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes (vegan option)
- Braised and carmelized brussel sprouts. Brussel sprout halves carmelized in a coconut tamari sauce & olive oil and then braised in the oven make this comeback vegetable a delightful way to get enough veggies!
- Coconut sweet potato medallions. There’s no accurate way to describe these delectable delights except that I’m never sure if I am eating a desert or a side dish when I taste them.
- Sweet potato shoe fries w/a mustard ailoli sauce
- Roasted Zucchini & Broccoli w/a splash of coconut aminos
- Cauliflower Millet Mash with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce. A low carb version of mashed potatoes that is comparable in color and texture but with a nutty flavor and a rich roasted sauce that is satisfying!
- Tripple Chocolate Mousse Cake (GF)
- Vegan Tripple Chocolate Mousse Cake (GF)
- Flourless Chocolate Cake w/raspberry coulis (GF)
- Coconut, Cashew, Almond Butter Vegan Cookies dipped in vegan chocolate (GF)
- Raw Green Apple Pie w/a coconut vanilla cream (GF)
- French Pear Cake w/vanilla bean ice cream
- Orange Blossom Baklava
- French Almond Custard Cake w/seasonal fruit compote & creme anglaise