Category: Sides

Herb Roasted Cauliflower

Looking for a healthier side dish for Thanksgiving? Or just a great recipe for any time of year? This is a super simple recipe that’s sure to please 🙂 Ingredients: 1 large head cauliflower, cut into bite-sized florets 1  onion or shallot, diced  1/4 cup green onions 2 cloves garlic (minced) 1/4 cup olive…

Creamy Cauliflower Mac

As the weather gets cooler, I have been craving some “comfort food”. Surprisingly, this creamy cauliflower hit the spot and is a much healthier option than traditional mac n’ cheese. Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower 1/3 cup full-fat coconut milk 1/4 cup nutritional yeast 1/4 teaspoon…

Marinated Kale and Rainbow Slaw

Ingredients: I bunch kale 4 Tbsp olive oil 3 Tbsp lemon juice 1 bulb kohlrabi, peeled (don’t know what kohlrabi is, see below!) 4-5 rainbow carrots 1 apple â…“ cup raisins 1 tsp. sea salt ½ tsp. ground pepper Instructions: Wash and cut the…

Sweet & Savory Roasted Carrots

So I am not much of a “cooked carrot” person but this recipe may have changed my mind! I found the recipe and adapted it a bit HollywoodHomestead.com.  These root vegetables are sweet and make the perfect fall treat (I’m a poet and didn’t…

Ground Turkey & Vegetable Pizza Chili

It’s called pizza chili because I substituted pizza sauce instead of regular tomato sauce- use what you have in the fridge and great recipes are created 🙂 Ingredients: 1 lb. lean ground turkey 1/2 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 bell pepper,…

His & Hers Buddha Bowls – 2nd Edition

A while back, I posted a recipe for His & Hers Buddha Bowls and I loved them so much that I made a “2nd Edition”. I love these because you can literally add anything you have to make a beautiful and delicious lunch or dinner. Ingredients: …

Whole 30 Guest Post & Recipe for Two-Ingredient Whipped Sweet Potatoes

Many of us may have experienced a myriad of questions from family, friends, and coworkers who just don’t understand why anyone would deprive themselves of grains, sugar, alcohol, legumes, etc. for 30 WHOLE DAYS. Critics of the Whole30 state that it’s not healthy to…

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

INGREDIENTS 1 lb asparagus 1/3 lb prosciutto sliced thin INSTRUCTIONS Rinse and cut any bottoms of the asparagus that look tough or undesirable. Preheat oven to 400°F. Wrap asparagus spears in a piece of prosciutto and place on foil-lined baking sheet. Bake at 400°F for 15–20…

Zoodles with Avocado Pesto

INGREDIENTS 4 large zucchini, spiralized 1 Tbsp olive oil For the Sauce: 2 ripe avocados 1 cup kale (basil or other greens of choice work as well) 3 cloves garlic ÂĽ cup pine nuts 2 Tbsp lemon juice ½ tsp. sea salt 3 Tbsp olive…

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Ingredients: 2 Tbsp ghee or grass-fed butter 1 medium onion, diced 8 cloves garlic, minced 2 small butternut squashes 2 cans full-fat coconut milk 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon 3 tsp chili powder 3/4 tsp ground nutmeg 2 cinnamon sticks Salt and black pepper to taste Instructions:…

Harvest Salad

The best things about salads is that you can make them your own. I went through the leftovers, and made this beautiful creation in about 5 minutes flat!  Ingredients: Spinach (or green of choice) Acorn squash, cubed (could sub sweet potato or butternut squash)…

Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowls

‘Tis the season for spaghetti squash! There are many different ways to use spaghetti squash, and the best part is that you don’t need any fancy tools (spirilizers, etc.)- the strands come out just like noodles once the squash is baked. Try this low…