Tag Archives: Trader Joes


by in Dinner, Recipes January 8, 2020

1 ½ pounds organic ground turkey ½ tsp garlic powder 6 slices uncured bacon, chopped small 2 organic eggs ½ cups almond flour 3 tbsp dried parsley 1 tbsp coconut aminos Heat oven to 400 degrees and spray a large baking sheet w/ cooking spray .In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well. Form […]

Roasted Cabbage Wedges

by in Recipes, Side Dishes January 8, 2020

1 medium head of green cabbage, cut into 1 inch roundsOlive or avocado oilSea salt & pepperItalian seasoning Heat oven to 400. Cut cabbage into rounds and place on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with seasonings and drizzle with oil. Bake for about 20-25 minutes (until the edges start to crisp and brown). Tip: Serve plain […]

Mexican Summer Salad

by in Recipes, Salads June 3, 2019

It is very rare that I precisely measure when I am putting my recipes together. So, always keep in mind, it could be a “little more” or “a little less.” 1 can organic black beans 1 can whole corn kernels (Trader Joe’s) 1 can organic fire roasted tomatoes 1/2 cup feta cheese 2 ripe avocados, […]

Simple Tahini Sauce

by in Recipes, Soups & Sauces April 17, 2019

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.

Protein Mac N Cheese

by in Dinner, Recipes March 20, 2019

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 […]

Cookie Dough Dip

by in Recipes, Snacks February 26, 2019

1 can of organic chickpeas – drained and rinsed 2 tbsp ground flaxseed 1/8 tsp pink salt 1/8 tsp baking soda 2 tsp vanilla extract ¼ cup nut butter (you can use slightly less if you do not want it so nutty tasting) ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk 1/4  cup dark chocolate chips 1/4 cup […]

Anytime Black Bean Chili

by in Dinner, Recipes December 13, 2018

1lb ground organic turkey 2 cans organic black beans 1 can whole kernel corn (I get mine at Trader Joes) 3 organic carrots, peeled and chopped 1 medium sweet onion, chopped into bite-sized pieces 3 stalks organic celery, chopped 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 32 oz can crushed tomatoes w/ basil Coconut oil 1 tbsp chili powder […]

Sweet Potato Tacos

by in Dinner, Recipes October 5, 2018

1 medium organic sweet potato 1/4  cup organic black beans (rinsed & drained) 1/2  cup cooked organic ground turkey 1-2 tbsp shredded cheddar cheese 1 tbsp green onion, chopped 2 tbsp salsa Sprinkle of taco seasoning & fresh cracked pepper Fresh lime juice (1/4 of a lime) Bake or microwave potato until fully cooked. Cut in […]