Recipes

Thanksgiving Staple

by in Holiday, Recipes November 24, 2020

It is on everyone’s table at Thanksgiving, but if it comes in a pre-packaged bag or container, it might not be what you want to be eating. Especially if the label looks like this:Enriched Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamin Mononitrate [Vitamin B1], Riboflavin [Vitamin B2], Folic Acid), High Fructose Corn Syrup, Onions […]

7-Ingredient Protein Pancakes

by in Breakfast, Recipes November 20, 2020

2 eggs1 large ripe banana1/4 cup oats1 scoop vanilla protein powder 1 tbsp raw cacao powder1 tsp cinnamon1 tbsp coconut oilPinch of pink salt (really the 8th ingredient) Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor.In a cast iron skillet, add coconut oil and pour in batter.Watch for small bubbles to appear in pancakes and […]

Deeeelicious Greek Shrimp

by in Dinner, Recipes November 17, 2020

2 T extra-virgin olive oil3/4 cup finely chopped sweet onion4 garlic cloves, minced1 (28-oz) can organic crushed tomatoes w/ basilsea salt & pepper to taste1 tsp ground cumin3/4 teaspoon dried oregano1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (optional)}1 T raw local honey1-1/2 pounds 16/20 count wild-caught shrimp, peeled and deveined6 ounces feta cheese2 T chopped fresh basil DIRECTIONS:Preheat oven to 400°F.. Heat the olive oil in a cast-iron […]

Dessert? Yes please!

by in Desserts, Recipes November 9, 2020

With no added sugar, can I still have dessert? Ummm…absolutely! In fact, I enjoy a small piece of 90% dark chocolate every day 🙂 Some other options are fruit and nuts, chia seed pudding, a small serving of plain Greek yogurt sprinkled with cinnamon OR mixed with PB2 (this makes a delicious creamy peanut butter […]

Honey Mustard?

by in Blog Posts, Food & Nutrition, Recipes, Soups & Sauces November 5, 2020

WHY THIS???? Organic plain Greek yogurt, organic mayo, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, mustard, honey, salt & pepper. AND NOT THIS??? Soybean oil, high fructose corn syrup, distilled vinegar, water, dijon mustard, mustard seed, white wine, salt, citric acid, spices, honey, egg yolk, sugar, etc. Well, at least there are MUSTARD and HONEY in there somewhere??! […]

Broccoli Chowder

by in Recipes, Soups & Sauces October 27, 2020

1 medium onion, chopped2 stalks celery, chopped1 bell pepper, chopped2 T butter2 T olive oil2 cloves garlic, minced8 cups low sodium chicken stock1/2 tsp dried thyme 1 bay leaf1 teaspoon sea salt & pepper2 carrots, chopped1 large potato, cut into small bite-sized cubes4 cups broccoli florets1 cup half-and-half OR full-fat coconut milk (for non-dairy option) DIRECTIONS: […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Brownies

by in Desserts, Recipes October 26, 2020

1 1/2 very ripe bananas2/3 cup nut butter of choice (I used almond)1/8 – 1/4 cup pure maple syrup (depending on desired sweetness)1/2 cup organic canned pumpkin1 tsp vanilla1 T coconut flour1 tsp baking soda1 tsp pumpkin pie spice1 tsp cinnamon1/2 cup dark chocolate chips Preheat oven to 350.Combine all dry ingredients in a small […]