... not a K-that would be the 90's band who I listened to in high school... and for some reason had a crush on Munky... my poor, poor parents!
This corn is much quieter!
My main focus in the kitchen this summer has been to remove **as much** processed foods as I can- with exceptions! We are not a couple of hard charging purist who refuse ice cream... beer... wine.. or any other of life's lil' luxuries. Our food philosophy is simple- if listed ingredients are unrecognizable we tend to stay away, and try to recreate a cleaner version using real and whole foods- tend to being the key words... we are human after all! With that being said, this week was full of some extra tasty meals- created simply with fresh ingredients!
I grabbed a few ears of corn at the grocery store with every intention on grilling it as a side with dinner. When I started out in the kitchen, I went a different route, mainly because I didn't feel like gnawing on a corn cob! So with other veggies being chopped up, I let my corn boil for 10 minutes and then placed it on a hot grill- just long enough to get char marks around it! I cut it from the cob and mixed it in a bowl with the following:
1/2 chopped red pepper
1/2 chopped green pepper
1 clove minced garlic
1 chopped jalapeno pepper
1/2 small red onion- grilled
drizzle of olive oil
salt and pepper
I mixed, tasted, and adjusted the salt and pepper. It was so simple, so sweet, and gone so quick! We paired it up next to a mixed green salad- with salsa instead of dressing ( I am IN LOVE with Costco's medium organic salsa.... pretty much the only reason I go there!) and spiced and sliced grilled chicken breasts. I know I've done right when my guy closes his eyes and smiles after the first bite!