Repost/revised from 2019 Listen up Lake Norman, WE NEED A TRADER JOE’S! TJ’s is doing it right and we need to bring that happy shopping experience closer to our community. Trader Joe’s is my “icing on the cake” grocery store. I cannot necessarily purchase all of the items that I need there, but it certainly […]
As I sat in prayer and reflection last Sunday morning, I was reminded of how impeccably unique each one of us is. How we are each so wonderfully made, with our strengths and weaknesses that allow us to thrive in our own ways, and connect with other people and personalities. We are fully made to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]