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Simple Roasted Cabbage

  If you haven’t tried roasted cabbage before – you are seriously missing out! the flavor is AMAZING! DID YOU KNOW Cabbage is full of vitamin K and anthocyanins, that help with mental function, concentration and prevent nerve damage,  and improves your defense against Alzheimer’s disease, and dementia. Cabbage is also high in sulfur – …

Cauliflower Fried Rice

This is a great side to grilled chicken, lean beef,  shrimp or fish.   Ingredients 1 bag of “cauliflower rice” ( from Costco) OR 1 large head of cauliflower 2 Tbsp sesame oil 1 cup match stick carrots 2 garlic cloves (minced) 1 cup frozen green peas 2 eggs (beat with a fork) 3 Tbsp …

Quinoa Veggie Medley

So yummy, so healthy and oh so good for you. I love making this simple salad as part of my weekly meal prep, because it is packed with protein, veggies and nutrients. So great to eat on its own, or as a simple side along a grilled protein. Ingredients  2 cups cooked quinoa  1 Tbsp …

Cranberry Sauce

So simple and so yummy! Ingredients 12 oz fresh cranberries 1 cup water 1/2 cup organic honey Dash of cinnamon 5 drops of orange essential oils ( or the zest of an orange) Directions Place all ingredients into a pot and cook on med-high heat for about 30 mins. Once liquid is almost cooked down, …

Zucchini & Sweet Potato Bake

There’s something to be said about being able to go into your back garden, pick summer fresh vegetables and create something fabulous with them. This “Zucchini & Sweet Potato Bake” has been a family favorite for a couple of years now and I’m sure for years to come!! Ingredients 2 medium yellow onions (chopped) 1 …

Simple Mediterranean Salad

I absolutely LOVE this salad!! Not only simple to make, but so yummy! Great on its own or paired with a grilled protein. Ingredients 4 cups quinoa (cooked) 3 cups grape tomatoes (halved) 2 long cucumber (chopped) 1 can chickpeas (drained & rinsed) 1/2 cup sliced kalamata olives 1 cup crumbled feta cheese 1/4 cup …

Cinnamon Apple & Toasted Pecan Salad

Ingredients 4 -6 large handfuls organic mixed greens 1 apple (thinly sliced and sprinkled with cinnamon) 1/4 cup roasted pecans 1/3 cup parmesan cheese petals (or grated) Dressing Ingredients 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp dijon mustard himalayan salt & black pepper (to taste) Directions Place dressing ingredients …

Whipped Cauliflower

Love mashed potatoes, but not all the carbs & calories that go with it? No fear – this “Whipped Cauliflower” is sure to please!   Ingredients 1 large cauliflower (chopped into pieces) 1  yellow onion (chopped) 1 Tbsp minced garlic 1 Tbsp olive oil 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt himalayan salt & black pepper Directions …

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Not only are these “little cabbages” (as I like to call them) #delicious, they are so good for you! Brussels sprouts are high in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate and Vitamin A, as well, a good source of Manganese, Potassium, B6, and Thiamin. Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and cut in half lengthwise …

Warm Pear & Toasted Walnut Salad

Warming the pear slices  with cinnamon and toasting the walnuts, make this salad the PERFECT fall side! Ingredients 8 -10 large handfuls of mixed greens 1  large pear (sliced) Cinnamon 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (toasted) 1/3 cup smoked cheese (shredded) Dressing 1/3 cup olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar Whisk together Directions Place pear slices …

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