Jo’s Kitchen

Remember the last time you were scrolling through Instagram and saw an amazing dish? You probably went straight to Google to find the recipe and almost immediately became overwhelmed with the extensive ingredient list. We’ve all been there, but it doesn’t have to be so intimidating…all you need are the basics. My books outline simple, but healthy(ish), recipes for awesome meals anyone can make no matter your skill level!

Korean BBQ Shrimp Tacos


Lettuce Boats/Shrimp

  • 10 lettuce boats
  • 8 pieces of shrimp
  • 1.5 Tbsp korean BBQ seasoning
  • 1/2 Tbsp oil
  • Salt/Pepper to taste


  • Steamed jasmine rice
  • Chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 lime
  • Salt to taste

Shishito Peppers

  • 1/2 Tbsp sesame oil
  • Salt/Pepper to taste
  • Garlic salt

Sesame Sauce – optional

  • 3 Tbsp vegan mayo
  • 2 Tsp sesame oil
  • 2 Tsp liquid aminos or soy sauce
  • 1 Tsp garlic salt
  • Salt/Pepper to taste


First wash the butter lettuce and set aside to dry. While that is drying cook your rice. I have been using “Grain Trust Steamed Jasmine Rice” for a lot of my quick meals. This brand is vegan, gluten-free and microwaves in less than 3 minutes.

Toss cooked rice with chopped cilantro, lime juice and salt. Set aside while you cook shrimp.

Heat skillet over medium-hi heat and add oil and shrimp. Add seasoning to shrimp and cook for 4-5 minutes. Remove shrimp, increase heat to Hi and add sesame oil to hot skillet. Combine the shishito peppers with seasoning and cook for about 5 minutes, tossing often until blistered.

Add all ingredients from sesame sauce in a small bowl and stir until mixed.

Serve immediately!

Chocolate Cups & Nice Cream



  • 3 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Sweetener to taste (stevia or maple syrup)

Nut Butter Mix

  • 1/2 cup nut butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut butter (NOT to be confused w/ coconut oil)

Nilla Nice Cream

  • 2-3 frozen bananas
  • Tsp vanilla
  • Tbsp nut milk


Melt coconut oil, then add the cocoa powder and set aside. Combine nut butter and coconut butter in a bowl and heat until just melted. Both should take less than 30 seconds. This can also be done on the stovetop.

Fill a muffin tray with liners and spoon enough chocolate mixture to cover bottom, about a tablespoon. Pop in the freezer for about 15 minutes and then add the nut butter in the center. Repeat with the chocolate to cover the top. They also great just doing half chocolate and nut butter with no filling!

For the nice cream all you have to do is throw all the ingredients together into a food processor or blender, blend until smooth and voilà!

Keep in freezer and pop out to enjoy as a snack or to binge. No judgement zone.

Amazing! Looking forward to trying these


They look and sound delicious. The recipes are easy too follow. The pictures are so enticing.


Soooo yummy. Haven’t Made them all yet but the muffins and sandwich were amazinggggg. I cannot wait for the next ones.


Love the simplicity but flavor packed recipes! Doesn’t break the wallet which is a plus.


I loved the fact the recipes are easy to follow and look delicious. You provided great visuals and the fact you used ghee (shout out to Indians).


I love that there is something for everyone - strict diet or just flat-out-foodie! Plus the recipes are simple, with minimal ingredients. Bonus!!

This was very well put together! GREAT WORK!!

Everything Avo

  • Avo Egg Bake
  • Avo Toast
  • Guacamole
  • Avo Mousse

5(ISH) Ingredient Meals

  • Date Salad
  • Lemon Pasta
  • Shrimp Tacos
  • Chickpea Cookie Dough
  • RumChata Chocolate Berries

Healthy(ish) Recipes

  • Breakfast | Pumpkin Muffins
  • Lunch | Sweet Potato Grilled Cheese
  • Dinner | Harvest Bowl
  • Side | Quinoa Salad
  • Dessert | Red Velvet Cake Balls

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