Butternut Squash Cauliflower Rice Risotto

SAUCE INGREDIENTS:1 butternut squash, peeled and cubed1 onion, diced3 strips of bacon, diced1/4 cup chicken stock1/4 cup cheese of choice, shredded1 tbs. olive oil1 tbs. dijon mustardsalt and pepper to taste INSTRUCTIONS:In a large pan, heat up olive oil and sautee butternut squash and onions until squash is tender. Remove squash mix from the panContinue reading “Butternut Squash Cauliflower Rice Risotto”

Chickpea Cookie Dough

CHICKPEA COOKIE DOUGH INGREDIENTS * 1 ½ cups cooked Chickpeas* ¼ cup Peanut Butter* 1 tsp Vanilla Extract* 3 tbsp Almond Flour* 2 tbsp Maple Syrup* ¼ cup Mini Chocolate Chips (or other add-ins of choice)* ½ tsp Salt INSTRUCTIONS * Add all ingredients, except for the Chocolate Chips, to a high-speed Blender or FoodContinue reading “Chickpea Cookie Dough”

Spaghetti Squash Fritters with Lemon Dill Yogurt Sauce

Ingredients 2 cups cooked spaghetti squash, well-drained ½ cup onion, finely chopped (approx. ¾ medium) 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 Tbsp. chives, finely chopped 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1½ tsp. finely grated lemon peel (lemon zest) ½ cup panko bread crumbs, gluten-free 2 Tbsp. cornstarch (preferably GMO-free) ½ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt) ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated olive oil cooking spray Instructions Preheat oven to 425° F. Line baking sheet withContinue reading “Spaghetti Squash Fritters with Lemon Dill Yogurt Sauce”

Balsamic Marinade and Dressing

It’s grilling season! This chicken marinade doubled as salad dressing.With all the flavors from the grilled veggies, you definitely do not need a heavy dressing. Dressing1/4 cup olive oil1/4 cup balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons fresh oregano or thyme2 tablespoons fresh rosemary1 teaspoon garlic powder or 3 cloves minced garlic1 teaspoon sea salt1/2 teaspoon red chili pepperContinue reading “Balsamic Marinade and Dressing”

Tomato and Goat Cheese Roasted Asparagus

INGREDIENTS: 1 lb asparagus, stalks trimmed 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar salt and pepper to taste 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved 3 tbs. fresh goat cheese, crumbled OPTIONAL: More cheese and fresh chopped basil, for garnish DIRECTIONS: Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place theContinue reading “Tomato and Goat Cheese Roasted Asparagus”