THAI CHOPPED CHICKEN SALAD

INGREDIENTS 1 cup safflower oil2 tsps sesame oil2 tbsps fresh lime juice2 tbsps rice vinegar1 clove of garlic crushed1 tsp ground cumin1 tsp hot sauce or 1 tsp cayenne pepperSea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste2 cups cooked chicken cubed1 red bell pepper choppedcup green onions chopped1 cup each fruit mint and cilantro chopped2 … Continue reading THAI CHOPPED CHICKEN SALAD

ASPARAGUS AND MUSHROOM FRITATTA

INGREDIENTS 12 asparagus spears trimmed and peeled1 teaspoon olive oilolive oil spray1 to 1/2 onions finely chopped1 medium Portobello mushroom cubed2 large white mushrooms cubed approximately the same size as the Portobello2 cloves garlic chopped2 green onions green parts only finely chopped3 eggs4 egg whites1 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan cheesesalt and pepper to taste DIRECTIONS … Continue reading ASPARAGUS AND MUSHROOM FRITATTA

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”

LEMON POUND CAKE

. ½ cup butter softened ·       6oz cream cheese softened ·       ¾ cup Sweetener of Choice ·       4 large eggs ·       2 tsp pure lemon extract . 1 tsp Fresh Lemon Zest ·       2 cups blanched almond flour ·       1 ½ tsp baking powder ·       ¼ tsp salt ·       Glaze: ·       1 cup confectioners sugar … Continue reading LEMON POUND CAKE

Roasted Pumpkin Seed Hummus

Pumpkin seeds are nutritional powerhouses wrapped up in a very small package. Ingredients 1 ½ cups raw pumpkin seeds, hulled (also known as pepitas)4 cloves garlic, whole cloves and peeled1 Tablespoon olive oil, plus ½ cup olive oil, plus more for drizzling1 teaspoon smoked paprika, divided1 teaspoon chili powder, divided1 teaspoon salt½ teaspoon pepper1 ½ … Continue reading Roasted Pumpkin Seed Hummus

chipotle pumpkin hummus

NGREDIENTS 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus more for serving2 chipotle chilies in adobo1 clove garlic, grated1 tablespoon Sweetener of choice1/4 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder1/2 teaspoon cumin1/2 teaspoon oregano1 teaspoon chili powderkosher salt and pepper INSTRUCTIONS 1. Combine the chickpeas, pumpkin and olive oil in a food processor and puree until smooth. Finely chop the chipotle chilies and add to a bowl. … Continue reading chipotle pumpkin hummus

Kale Chips

Kale chips are addictive!  And they are easy to make Ingredients: -olive oil cooking spray 1 bunch (about 20) large (Tuscan) kale leaves, cut lengthwise in half to remove center ribs 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan Pink Salt or Sea Salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons finely grated Reggiano Parmesan cheese Instructions: Arrange … Continue reading Kale Chips

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

Naked Eggplant

Naked  Eggplant is Delish! and easy to make. Ingredients: 1 pound Japanese eggplant, ends removed, diced 1 tablespoon mellow white miso 1 tablespoon sake 1 teaspoon  blue agave nectar or Sweetener of Chocie 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds  Instructions: Place diced eggplant in a microwave-safe dish and microwave on high for 6-8 minutes, … Continue reading Naked Eggplant