Zucchini “Meatballs”

Zucchini “Meatballs” Ingredientscooking 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 more…

Soaked Chia Seeds

Soaked Chia Seeds IngredientsChia seeds Almond milk or water InstructionsSoak 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 a big…

SKINNY CHICKEN FAJITAS

Skinny Chicken Fajitas Ingredients16 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 taste…

Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa Pilaf Ingredients1 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 InstructionsCook the quinoa according to package instructions. Be sure to rinse it first…

Paleo Lemon Slice

PALEO LEMON SLICE Ingredients2 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 what…

Lentil Salad

Lentil Salad Ingredients1 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 teaspoon…

Cardamom Quinoa Porridge

Cardamom Quinoa Porridge Ingredients1/2 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 InstructionsIn a saucepan, bring quinoa, 3/4 cup almond milk, water, vanilla, salt, and cardamom to a…