18 10, 2019

Eggplant Pizza

2019-10-18T08:46:26-04:00October 18th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 2 large eggplants, sliced 1 inch thick 24 oz jar tomato sauce 20 slices provolone or mozzarella cheese 3-4 oz fresh cherry tomatoes, sliced 1 cup fresh spinach 1/2 tsp salt Pepper flakes, optional Directions: • Preheat your oven to 425 F. • Arrange the sliced eggplants on two baking trays. • Sprinkle the Himalayan salt over the eggplant and bake for 15-20 minutes. • Remove the baked eggplant from the oven and turn your broiler on. • Spread 1 tablespoon of tomato sauce over each eggplant round followed by one slice of provolone. • Arrange some fresh spinach [...]

11 10, 2019

Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

2019-10-11T07:53:27-04:00October 11th, 2019|Recipes|

Recipe courtesy of Enjoy the taste of delicious pumpkin pie without the work or the sugar! Ingredients: 1 ½ cup coconut milk or unsweetened almond milk ¾ cup pumpkin puree 12 drops stevia or 3 tablespoons sugar substitute (ie. Erythritol, monk fruit extract) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ginger or allspice ¼ teaspoon nutmeg ⅛ teaspoon cloves ¼ cup chia seeds Method: • Whisk together milk, pumpkin, vanilla, and spices – taste and add more spices/sweetener if desired. • Stir in chia seeds. • Pour into 4 ramekin dishes and allow to chill in refrigerator [...]

20 09, 2019

Artichoke and Spinach Dip

2019-09-20T07:20:24-04:00September 20th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 14 oz. (390g) canned artichoke hearts, drained 3 scallions, cut into 1 inch lengths 8 oz. (225g) cream cheese, softened 1 Cup grated Parmesan cheese ½ Cup mayonnaise 10 oz. (280g) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and very well drained Method: • Throw all ingredients except the spinach into a food processor and pulse until the artichokes and the scallions are chopped up. Add the spinach and run just long enough to blend it in. • If you want to serve this as a hot dip, spread it in a casserole dish, sprinkle the top with a little paprika and [...]

13 09, 2019

Cheesy Spaghetti Squash

2019-09-13T09:30:44-04:00September 13th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash ½ cup sour cream 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon minced garlic ¼ teaspoon dried Italian seasoning ¼ teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese Method: • Place spaghetti squash in a soup pot with an inch of water. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Cook 25 to 30 minutes, or until a knife can be inserted into the center. Remove from pot and cool slightly. Cut squash in half lengthwise, remove seeds, and using a fork, scrape out strands of squash. • Preheat oven [...]

12 07, 2019

Easy Baked Parmesan Zucchini

2019-07-12T07:42:34-04:00July 12th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 6 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise 8 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese ½ teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon dried basil ½ teaspoon fine grain sea salt ¼ teaspoon garlic powder Pinch of ground black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil Directions: • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C) . • Lightly grease a cooling rack and place it on a baking sheet. Set aside. • In a bowl, combine Parmesan cheese, thyme, oregano, basil, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. • Place zucchini onto prepared baking sheet. Carefully brush with olive oil (even and sprinkle with Parmesan mixture. • Place [...]

24 05, 2019

Roasted Ratatouille

2019-05-24T08:29:13-04:00May 24th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 2 onions, peeled 1 small Sicilian or other eggplant 3 zucchinis 1 red pepper 6 plum tomatoes 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar ¼ cup olive oil Salt and pepper to taste ¼ cup chopped parsley to garnish Method: • Preheat oven to 400 F. Cut onions, eggplant, zucchini and pepper into about 2-inch dice. Place in large bowl. Coarsely chop tomatoes and add to other vegetables. Stir in garlic and herbs. Season with salt and lots [...]

12 04, 2019

Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

2019-04-12T07:29:30-04:00April 12th, 2019|Recipes|

If you like spinach artichoke dip and mushrooms, you will love these stuffed mushrooms. Serve them as an appetizer or side dish. INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 medium portobello mushrooms stems and gills removed 1 package frozen chopped spinach cooked and drained, 10 ounces 1 can artichoke hearts drained and chopped, 14 ounce can 4 ounces cream cheese room temperature 2 tablespoons sour cream ½ cup Parmesan cheese grated 2 cloves garlic chopped Salt and pepper to taste 3 ounces mozzarella cheese shredded INSTRUCTIONS: • Brush mushrooms with olive oil, place on baking pan in center of oven and [...]

22 03, 2019

Low Carb Cauliflower Risotto

2019-03-22T07:53:12-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Recipes|

This creamy cauliflower risotto is the perfect low carb side dish. It's so rich and delicious, you won't believe it's grain-free! Ingredients: ¼ cup butter 8 ounces mushrooms, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced Salt and pepper to taste 12 ounces riced cauliflower (the frozen version works just as well as the fresh, no need to thaw) ¼ cup dry white wine ¼ to ½ cup chicken broth 2 to 4 tbsp heavy cream Copious amounts of grated parmesan cheese (about 1/2 cup to start, add more as desired) Instructions:  In a large saute pan, heat butter over medium heat [...]

11 01, 2019

Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup

2019-01-11T08:03:08-05:00January 11th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 2 tbsp butter 675g mixed wild mushrooms, tough stems removed, chopped 2 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped 5 cloves garlic, minced 2 C vegetable broth 2 C water ¼ C mascarpone cheese 1 tbsp lemon juice ½ tsp each salt and pepper Pinch of nutmeg Method: • In a large heavy-bottomed saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; cook mushrooms and rosemary, stirring occasionally until mushrooms are tender and starting to brown, and almost no liquid remains, about 10 minutes. • Add garlic, cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in broth and water; bring to the boil. • Reduce [...]

6 04, 2018

Spinach and Feta Pie

2018-06-04T14:34:06-04:00April 6th, 2018|Recipes|

An absolute classic. You can adjust this spinach and feta pie by making the recipe with or without a crust. Both are perfect for dinner tonight! Ingredients: Grain Free Pie Crust 150 g almond flour 1 egg 1 tbsp coconut flour Salt and pepper Spinach and Feta Pie Filling 500 g spinach 6 medium eggs ½ onion 250 g cream cheese 250 g feta Handful fresh mint Salt and pepper Instructions: Grain Free Pie Crust • Mix all the ingredients together with a fork. • Grease and line a 24cm/ 9.5 inch pie dish. • Place the pie crust mixture [...]

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