Month: June 2019

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Hummus for Fall Parties!

Ingredients 1-15 can chickpeas, drained & rinsed(garbanzo beans) OR 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas 2 Tbsp Tahini(ground sesame seeds) 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil, or avocado oil 4 Tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice. 2 Tbsp ice cold water 2-3 cloves garlic minced 1/8 tsp paprika Sea salt to taste Instructions Place everything in a […]

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Simple Margherita Stuffed Bell Peppers

Ingredients 3 bell peppers 1 lb chopped cooked turkey, or chicken breast 2 cups prepared/precooked quinoa 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 large bunch fresh basil leaves, chopped Juice of a fresh squeezed lemon 1 Tbsp. avocado oil. or extra virgin olive oil sea salt and pepper to taste Instructions Preheat […]

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Banana Split Breakfast Bar

Ingredients Bananas Greek yogurt Almond slices Granola Dried coconut Blueberries Raspberries Blackberries Lily’s chocolate chips Instructions It’s really fun to set this up like a bar – where everyone can serve themselves Split bananas in half carefully with a knife. Added 1/2 cup Greek yogurt to each Sprinkle of: Almond slices Granola Dried coconut Blueberries […]

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Chocolate Pumpkin Swirl Muffins

Ingredients 2 large beaten eggs (room temp) 2 cups PB or Almond Butter (creamy smooth-room temp works best) 1/2 cup pure maple syrup 1.5 cups pure pumpkin puree 2 tsp baking soda 2 tsp vanilla extract 5 Tbsp unsweetend cacao powder 1/4 cup cacao, or dark chocolate chips. (I like Lily’s brand sweetened with stevia) […]

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Roasted Jalapeño Popper Cauliflower Slices

Ingredients 2 heads cauliflower, cut vertically into 1/2-inch-thick steaks (4 to 6 steaks total) 2 Tbsps avocado, or extra-virgin olive oil Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt mixed well with 2-4 Tbsp. wing sauce 4 slices nitrate-free bacon, cooked + crumbled 4 jalapeño peppers, sliced 2 Thai red chili […]

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Creamy Shrimp & Zoodles

Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs raw, peeled and deveined shrimp 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 small yellow onion, sliced 1/2 lb. button mushrooms, chopped 2 Tbsp + 1 tsp avocado oil, coconut oil, or olive oil 1/2 cup low sodium vegetable, or chicken broth 1/2 cup coconut cream 1/4 cup almond or coconut flour 2 cups […]

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Pumpkin Protein Bliss Bites

Ingredients 2 cups oats, a bit more if needed 2/3 cup pure pumpkin puree 2 scoops vanilla protein powder 4 Tbsps pure maple syrup, or raw honey 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice (optional) Instructions In a large glass bowl, mix everything well. Using a cookie scoop, or a tablespoon measuring spoon; scoop, […]

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Raspberry Almond Oat Bars

Ingredients Crust: 2 cups rolled oats (dry) I use gluten-free 1 cup sliced almonds 6 Tbsp raw honey, or pure maple syrup 2 Tbsps unrefined coconut oil 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp cinnamon 2 medium bananas 2 tsps almond extract 1 scoop Vanilla Whey Protein Topping: 1/2 cup rolled oats (dry) gluten-free 1/4 cup […]

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Apple Slice “Cookies”

pples are at their juicy-crisp-peak harvest -now!  Slice one up; spread with your favorite nut butter, top with walnuts, pecans, unsweetened coconut, and a few dark chocolate chips. If you have a sweet tooth; you’ll be surprised how satisfying these are!

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Fish Taco Bowls

Ingredients 2 corn on cob, cooked, kernels cut from cob 2 cups cooked brown rice (I added the juice of a fresh lime + chopped cilantro leaves to the rice) 2 Tbsps avocado oil or olive oil or coconut oil 4, 4-5 oz skinless, cod or halibut filets 6 cups mixed baby greens 1/2 cup […]