Cardamom Quinoa Porridge

Cardamom Quinoa Porridge Ingredients 1/2 cup rinsed quinoa 1 3/4 cups unsweetened almond milk, divided 1/2 cup water 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom 1 sliced pear, divided 4 tablespoons toasted sliced almonds, divided Instructions In a saucepan, bring quinoa, 3/4 cup almond milk, water, vanilla, salt, and cardamom…

Lentil Salad

Lentil Salad Ingredients 1 cup dry brown lentils 1 bay leaf 2 sprigs fresh thyme 1 cup finely diced carrots 1/3 cup finely diced celery 1/4 cup finely diced red bell pepper 1/4 cup finely diced red onion 1/4 cup minced parsley 1 clove garlic, minced 5 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1…

PALEO LEMON SLICE

PALEO LEMON SLICE Ingredients 2 cups almond meal 1/4 cups arrowroot or tapioca starch 1/4 cups desiccated coconut grated rind of one lemon 1/4 cup honey 1/2 cup coconut oil 2 eggs 4 eggs 3/4 cup lemon and orange juice (I had one orange and one lemon, and that got me that amount, so that’s…

Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa Pilaf Ingredients 1 cup quinoa (any variety) 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 3 small zucchini, diced (about 3 cups) 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil 1 tablespoon dried parsley 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper or to taste Instructions Cook the quinoa according to package instructions. Be sure to rinse…

Skinny Chicken Fajitas

Skinny Chicken Fajitas Ingredients 16 oz boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips 1 green or poblano pepper, cut into strips 1 medium onion, cut into strips 3 tbsp lime juice 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp garlic powder pinch ancho or Mexican chili powder, to taste salt and pepper to…

Soaked Chia Seeds

Soaked Chia Seeds Ingredients Chia seeds Almond milk or water Instructions Soak the seeds in almond milk or water (1/4 cup seeds to 1 cup liquid) until they take on a chewy texture reminiscent of tapioca pudding, about 20 minutes. Soaked chia seeds can be refrigerated for up to 5 days, so you can make…

Zucchini “Meatballs”

Zucchini “Meatballs” Ingredients cooking spray 1 tsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 1/4 lbs unpeeled zucchini, grated 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/8 tsp black pepper 3 tbsp chopped basil, plus leaves for garnish 1 cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs (gluten-free) 1 large egg, beaten 1 ounce (1/4 cup) Pecorino Romano cheese, freshly grated, plus…

Southwestern Pulled Chicken with Cilantro Lime Slaw

Southwestern Pulled Chicken with Cilantro Lime Slaw Ingredients 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs 1 large onion, chopped (about 1 1/4 cups) 14 1/2 ounces tomato puree or strained tomatoes 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon liquid hickory smoke 3 garlic cloves, minced 3 tablespoons coconut sugar 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 teaspoons ground…

Paleo Shepherd’s Pie

Paleo Shepherd’s Pie Ingredients 1 onion, diced 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 lb grass-fed beef or ground turkey 2 large carrots, diced 2 celery stalks, diced 1 tsp pepper 1/2 tsp thyme 1/2 tsp dried rosemary 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 cup of beef broth 2 tbs tomato paste 2 tbs of olive oil or…