Ingredients: 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 3 pinches thyme, dried honey to taste Salt and pepper to taste 1/4 C olive oil Directions: Combine juice, thyme, honey, salt and pepper. Adjust flavor as desired. Add olive oil and shake vigorously, or whisk when ready to dress and serve.
Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 lb chicken, boneless, skinless, cut into strips 1 teaspoon garlic, minced 1/4 cup green onions, thinly sliced 1/2 cup red pepper, chopped small 1 1/2 cups pinto beans, rinsed and thoroughly drained 1/4 cup tomato, chopped 1/4 cup parsley, fresh, chopped 1/4 teaspoon Salt, or to taste [...]
Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 banana 1/2 cup frozen strawberries 1/2 cup greek yogurt 1 tablespoon honey 2 teaspoons flax seed, ground 1/4 cup kale, shredded, packed 1/4 cup cucumber, chopped 1/4 cup water Directions: Combine all ingredients in blender until smooth.
Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 cups kale, cleaned, dried, thick stems removed if desired, sliced small 1 cup Farro, cooked as directed, chilled 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced 1/2 cup green peas 1/2 cup almonds, chopped 3/4 cup Dill garlic dressing, homemade 1 cup fresh raspberries Directions: Steam or blanche kale until bright in color, and [...]
Fresh or frozen berries – blue, black or any kind you like. Creamy goat cheese is wonderful. Also try nut butters with fruit wrapped up too. Serves 3 or 4 Ingredients: 1 C Bob's Red Mill all purpose flour (I made my own gluten-free flour, but prefer this type for this recipe) Pinch salt 1 [...]
Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon butter (or sub equal part with olive oil) 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 cups onions, sliced 3 cups yams, peeled, medium dice 3 cups artichoke hearts, quartered, plain no brine 3 Tablespoons garlic, minced 1 ½ Tablespoons coconut oil 1 teaspoon fresh turmeric, grated or ¼ teaspoon dried ground turmeric [...]
Makes 2 cups Ingredients: 1 cup greek plain yogurt 1 cup buttermilk 1 green onion, green and while, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon dill, dried 1/8 teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground 1/4 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, or to taste Combine all ingredients until incorporated. Let sit for [...]
Chimchurri with Steak or Chicken Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 – 4-5 oz chuck eye steaks or other cut of choice 2 T olive oil Salt and pepper to taste, two good pinches per steak Chimchurri: 1/3 cup chopped parsley 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 3 Tablespoons garlic, minced 1 tablespoon oregano leaves 1 1/2 teaspoons [...]
Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 cup orange peppers, sliced 1/4 cup radishes, sliced 1 cup tomatoes, chopped 1 cup granny smith apple, sliced or chopped 1 cup mango, chunked 1 Tablespoon cilantro or to taste, chopped 1 Tablespoon olive oil salt and pepper to taste Directions; combine all ingredients, serve.
Dark Chocolate Yogurt Dip Serves 4 Dark chocolate contains potassium, which reduces stress by promoting sleep and helping reduce the level of cortisol, the stress hormone. Strawberries and pineapple contain vitamin C, which also slows the release of cortisol. Ingredients: 2 cups Greek-style yogurt 3-4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa, or to taste 2 tablespoons honey, or [...]