Hey babes! Today’s post consists of the following:
#1: this is the cutest recipe everrrrr!
#2: it was Willy’s first day at daycare! I wanted do cry.
#3: someone call overeaters anonymous…..
#4: at the end of the day darling…it’s all about hose fabulous shoes…
So I hope you read my last post, cuz this goes along with some of the items I bought during my Asian market spree. Super stoked!
That’s right, I am attempting to make my version of so called “sushi”
No fish here. I mean, obviously you could, but I wanted a bit of a twist. I had purchased that really thinly sliced beef, remember.. ( the pic that looked like thin pig ears on a plate in my last post)so I wanted to get some yummy, fun use out of it.
I sliced it into thin strips. That would be my protein of choice for this cut roll.
Folks…let me introduce you to today’s recipe.
CAULIFLOWER, BEEF, & VEGGIE CUT ROLL
Bamboo sushi roller
Soy paper wraps o seaweed wraps.
1/2 cup cauliflower rice
A small handful of arugula or spinach
Very thinly sliced cucumber
Thinly sliced carrots ( bought in a bag from trader joes)
Very thinly sliced beef or pork you could use any sushi grade fish as well. Duh.
BINDING SAUCE INGREDIENTS:
1 tsp tahini
1/4 tsp brown rice miso paste
1 tsp lemon juice
1/8 tsp crushed garlic
1 tsp Parma chipotle cayenne ( vegan, available at whole foods)
Salt and pepper
Mix well in a small bow and set aside.
Lay down sushi roller and place your seaweed or soy paper on top. Spread your miso-tahini paste evenly over it. This will help the cauliflower rice stick to it. Oh and it’s supppper tasty too;)
I’ve just realized, I haven’t given you the recipe for the cauliflower rice……ugh duh.s
Sorry, I had made it yesterday, so it was ready in the fridge for me when I decided to make this…. Aright, it’s really easy, is wear. It’ll take you all of 5 minutes.
1 head or bag of cauliflower. ( broken apart, and pulsed or grated in food processor until you have a “rice” consistency. Place in bowl and mix in the following.
1/2 tsp tumeric
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp chopped or dried parsley
1/2 tsp liquid aminos or low sodium soy sauce
1 tbsp sugar free honey or a few drops of stevia.
Salt and pepper to taste
Mix in bowl. Cover with plastic wrap, and microwave on high for 1 minute. This you don’t need to do. I sometimes just enjoy it raw, but heating it up, sure does soften the texture of the cauliflower and does give it more of a “rice” consistency.
Now that you’ve laid the foundation, you can start adding your fillers. Remember, you can use anything in here. I would’ve totally used fish if I had it, but, you know, sometimes I just don’t have sushi grade fish laying around the house……Lol. I wish. That shit is expensive. So, really, you could use WHATEVER. Be creative with it. You could even make sweet ones with fruit and yogurt! Ahhh genius!
Moving on…. Once you’ve layer down the fillers, you will begin rolling, and tucking, making sure to pack it it tight. If this part gets confusing…. Do what I did, and YouTube how to sushi roll. Lol.
I promise it’s really easy.
Next step, you don’t have to do, but I found that it made things easier for me….
Lay plastic wrap over the sushi roll. I saw my sushi chef do this, so I just copied. Hahaha. I think it just helps to keep things tight and together when cutting the roll.
Grad the SHARPEST knife you’ve got. This is gonna make or brake the “prettiness” of your roll;)
Yeay! We did it! Isn’t it freakin cute!! I mean, couldn’t be more of an American roll. Hahaha. I don’t know if we can actually call this “sushi”. Ah hell, who cares, it’s BOMB! In love with this right now. The more colors, the better!
Poured some liquid aminos into a lil dish, grabbed my sassy chop sticks, and enjoyed the shit outta this roll;) it’s gorgeous, isn’t it?!
I hope you guys get inspired by this, and make some yumminess to share! I would love to see your versions of “sushi”
In other news y’all…
Today was bittersweet. Well, it was a hard day for me to say the least, so bare with me….
This may be ridiculous to most of you, but, don’t judge, lol.
It was Will’s first day at daycare!! Wahhhhhhhhhhhh, I was like a nervous mom dropping off her kid for his first day of school. I’ve been researching places for weeks, in hopes to find one that was open the right hours, had a “small” dog area ( a big enough area too), was a good price, and on my way to work.
SUCCESS! I found Four Paws.
He’ll be attending 2-3 days a week. So I was a bit crazy today. No lie… You best believe I was watching the nanny cam like a psycho allllllll day! Hahaha.
I called about three times. ( for sure they hate me now. Lol)
Call 1: (30 min after dropping him off) ummmm, yeah, hi, this is Paula, Willy’s mom, I was curious as to why I can’t see him on the cam, is he hiding? Is he nervous?
Call 2: hi, it’s Paula….yeah, Willy’s mom again. Hiiiiiiiiiiii….. So I noticed on the camera that there are a couple of bigger dogs in there. Why?
Call 3: hi it’s Paula again… (We know ma’am) what kind of food do have available there for them? Oh and maybe it’s the angle of the camera, but I don’t see any water bowls……
Ahhhh soooo crazy!
Yeah, you see this….. I ate a WHOLE bag of chips…a family size one. Talk about anxiety eater…. Oh and some shepherds pie…. I was more “from FIT to FRIES today”
Then of course, I just HAD to balance it out with sugar…..
Ugh, who am I right now…
I had to share this, because, yes we are human, and yes, sometimes we FALL OFF.
Chocolate, ChOColaTe, and more CHOCOLATE!!!!
Thank god I had a baggy shirt on today, geeeeeez! Enough with the guilty eating confession, and onto more important things….
SHIRT: All Saints $ on SALE $30.00
TIGHTS: Lapis TJMAXX $14.99
SHOES: Target $29.99
BTW… My mattress and box frame got delivered last night….and of course….the box frame didn’t fit through my staircase… FML. What now…?