Roasted Cauliflower “Steaks”

1 head cauliflower2 tablespoons olive oil2 cloves garlic mincedFresh Thyme for GarnishSalt and Pepper to taste Preheat your oven to 400°F.Remove the outer leaves of the cauliflower, and wash if necessary. Trim ends, but leave the core intact. Set the cauliflower right side up on a cutting board and slice in 1/2 - 3/4 inch slabs. You should be able to get … Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower “Steaks”

Short bread

¾ cup  butter (room temperature) ½ cup sweetener of choice 1 egg 3 Tbs lemon zest 2.5 Cup Almond meal 1/2 Cup coconut flour 1/2 Tsp Xanthan Gum 1/4 Tsp salt 1/2 Tsp Baking Soda Cream together the butter and sweetener. add in 1 egg and zest and beat /blend together. Add in the remaining … Continue reading Short bread

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

1/2 cup butter, softened1 cup peanut butter (natural, with no additives)1/2 cup Sweetener of choice2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla1 cup almond flour1/4 xanthan Gum1/4 teaspoon baking soda Heat oven to 325°F.Cream butter until soft.  Add eggs, peanut butter, vanilla, and Sweetener, and mix thoroughly. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.Drop rounded teaspoons on greased cookie sheet and … Continue reading Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Double Berry Almond/Pecan Crisp

Being in California  we have Fresh Berries all year round;  this recipe can be switched out to Frozen berries too. Ingredients 1/4 cup roasted chopped pecans or Almonds                                                        … Continue reading Double Berry Almond/Pecan Crisp

Beef Taco Lettuce Wraps

Fresh romaine replaces tortillas in these better-for-you beef tacos Ingredients 1 lb. beef / Chicken or Tempeh Purchase Pre-sliced or Slice your own 1 tbsp. Taco Seasoning 1 cup diced roma tomatoes, or pico de gallo 1 avocado, diced 8 leaves of washed and trimmed romaine 1 1/2 tsp. olive oil Instructions Dice beef/Chicken or Tempeh … Continue reading Beef Taco Lettuce Wraps

Cardamom Lentil Soup

This soup sparkles with the exotic flavor of cardamom and lemon. INGREDIENTS: 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 medium carrot, chopped 1 leek, white part only, chopped 8 cups Vegetable or chicken stock 1 medium onion, stuck with four whole cloves Bouquet garni (fresh marjoram, fresh parsley and a bay … Continue reading Cardamom Lentil Soup

Garlicky Lemon Spinach

his spinach is so versatile. Spinach contains lutein, a phytonutrient vital for healthy eyes. Ingredients: 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 - 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/4 pounds baby spinach, washed and drained, but not dried 1/2 lemon, juiced zest of 1/2 lemon Instructions: Heat oil over medium-high heat in a medium or large pot … Continue reading Garlicky Lemon Spinach