TJ’s disclaimers: I am a HUGE Trader Joe’s fan!! But just like all other grocery stores that I shop at, I cannot get everything I need there. In fact, Trader Joe’s is more of the “icing on the cake” grocery store. It is not a place that I buy meals, but where I get snacks […]
Thumbprints: 1 1/2 cups peanuts (I love the sweet/salty combo and used these) 1 tsp vanilla 3 tbsp natural peanut butter 11 pitted organic dates Chocolate Filling: 1/4 cup organic coconut oil, melted 1/4 cup raw cacao powder 1/2 tsp vanilla 2 tsp 100% pure maple syrup In a small bowl, combine chocolate filling […]
3/4 cup GF baking flour 3/4 cup quinoa flour 2 3/4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 2 tbsp coconut sugar 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup almond milk 1 organic egg Preheat oven to 450. Mix all dry ingredients together in a bowl and set aside. Whisk together egg, cream, and almond milk. Stir […]
1/3 cup organic tahini – it is ground sesame seeds 😉 Juice of 1 medium lemon 1-2 Tbsp 100% pure maple syrup 1 pinch pink salt 1 clove garlic, minced and optional 2-4 T of water – to thin out the dressing Blend together and keep stored in a glass jar in the fridge. Enjoy as a salad dressing or over roasted vegetables.
Citrus Honey Dressing: 2 tsp orange zest, minced 4 T fresh orange juice 2 T fresh lemon juice 1 T fresh lime juice 1 T raw local honey 1 tsp finely chopped mint 1 tsp finely chopped basil Combine all ingredients in a bowl and set aside. In a large bowl, combine your choice of any or […]
Thank you for this great info-graphic, Foods 4 Better Health Enjoy your eggs this Easter with this simple curried egg salad. Prepare as a side dish, serve with crackers, on top of a rice cake or in a lettuce wrap! 8 organic hard-boiled eggs 1/2 cup organic celery – diced 4 T avocado mayo 1 T […]
1 organic whole grain rice cake 1/4 fresh avocado, smashed Salt, pepper, red pepper flakes Juice of fresh lime **Sliced tomato optional** Smash avocado onto a rice cake. Sprinkle with seasonings. Enjoy! Tip: other toppings could include diced onion, sliced jalapenos, a slice of smoked salmon.
2 cups organic pitted dates 1/2 cup organic tahini paste 1/4 cup ground flaxseed 2 T raw cacao powder Place dates in food processor and pulse until fine. Add all other ingredients until combined. Roll into balls and store in an airtight container in the fridge.
2 organic Russet potatoes Sea salt, pepper, and chili powder Avocado oil Preheat the oven to 425. Cut the potatoes into “french fries” – thin strips lengthwise and soak in cold water for at least 30 minutes. Drain, rinse and spread potatoes into a single layer on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with desired seasonings and […]
Not a staple dinner in our house, but definitely a GREAT comfort meal every once in a while!! The very first time I made this dish, it was a HUGE hit with my hubby and kids! Enjoy 🙂 16 oz whole wheat pasta or GF, chickpea, quinoa (macaroni, ziti, spirals, your choice) OR this one […]