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Category Archives: Recipes

Curried Sweet Potato Dip

2 medium size sweet potatoes, peeled and diced small 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp curry powder 1 tsp black pepper 1/4 cup pine nuts 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped Preheat oven to 375 degrees and get out a large baking sheet. In a bowl, toss together the sweet potatoes, olive oil, curry powder,…

Cauliflower Coconut Bisque

1 Tbsp olive oil 1 small sweet onion, diced 1 medium head cauliflower, chopped 2 cups vegetable broth 1 cup coconut milk 1/2 tsp ground coriander 1/2 to 1 tsp salt Put the olive oil, onion, and cauliflower in a soup pot over medium heat and cook until onion softens, then pour in the broth,…

Savory Citrus Avocado Salad

1/2 cup EVOO 3 Tbsp White wine vinegar 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp salt 2 ripe avocados, peeled and sliced 8 cups fresh salad greens 2 oranges, peeled and sectioned 1 grapefruit, peeled and sectioned 1 pear, cored and thinly sliced 1 cup green grapes, cut in half 1/4 cup chopped walnuts In a small bowl,…

Nutty Summer Squash Buckwheat Salad

2 cups uncooked buckwheat 4 cups water 1/2 tsp salt 4 small summer (yellow) squash, thinly sliced 1 can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup chopped toasted walnuts 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 lemon, juiced 1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley 2 Tbsp olive oil salt and black pepper to taste Put the buckwheat,…

Apple and Carrot Salad

Ingredients: 1 tbsp sunflower seeds 1 tbsp orange juice 8-10 oz cabbage, finely shredded 2 apples, grated 6 oz carrots, peeled and grated 1 tbsp sunflower oil 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 1 tsp honey 1 tsp fresh basil leaves, chopped In a small bowl combine the orange juice and sunflower seeds and let them…

Spaghetti Squash-amania!!!

Who doesn’t love this little oval bundle of low carb deliciousness?  Spaghetti squash is all the rage, and it is so versatile, it takes on the taste of any herbs, spices, and sauces you want to add to it.  Once you have prepared your spaghetti squash, as instructed below, try one of the options listed…

Creamy Lemon Chicken with Asparagus and Mushrooms

Ingredients: 3-4 chicken breast trimmed 2T coconut oil 3 cloves garlic (crushed) 8 asparagus spears cut into 1 inch pieces 8oz sliced mushrooms 3/4c light coconut milk (canned) Juice of 1 lemon Zest of 1 lemon salt to taste Directions: heat a large skillet to a medium-high heat, and add 1T coconut oil place chicken…

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground chicken 3/4c Buffalo sauce 1 egg 2 green onions chopped ½ t garlic powder ½ t onion powder 1/4c panko bread crumbs salt and pepper to taste Blue Cheese dressing (for topping)   Directions:  Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Combine chicken, egg, onions, garlic powder, onion powder, bread crumbs, and…

Berry Avocado Salad

Berry Avocado Salad Ingredients: Dressing 1/4c fresh cilantro 1 T olive oil 1T honey 1T Italian dressing dash of lemon pepper  Salad 2 cups chopped lettuce 2 sliced strawberries 1/4c blueberries ½ avocado sliced   Mix dressing ingredients in a food processer. Mix salad ingredients and drizzle with dressing. Makes on serving.   Source: Pinterest.

Lettuce Wraps!

Who needs a taco shell or tortilla wrap when a big leaf of lettuce works just fine? Fill you big lettuce leaves with any of the following, for a delicious healthy meal! Buffalo Chicken Lettuce wraps – toss cooked chicken with Buffalo sauce, wrap in up with a little crumbled blue cheese or some light…