Italian Zucchini Boats

Here is a simple way to feel like you’re eating lasagna without dealing with the processed, junky ingredients or the time consuming food prep. This flavorful alternative tastes so good and is even good for you! We recently had these for dinner at my in-laws’ and not a single one was left over! Recipes like…

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Slow Cooker Huevos Rancheros

These huevos rancheros are some of the most delicious eggs I’ve ever had! I made them for a brunch over the weekend and everyone went crazy over the dish. It’s perfect served with warm corn tortillas and a side salad. However, if you do use tortillas, please make sure the corn is organic and GMO…

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Cauliflower “Fried Rice”

Fried rice is another one of my favorite dishes that I have missed eating out at Chinese restaurants. This cauliflower rice recipe is a great substitution for those times when you’re really craving that Chinese take-out. It’s simple, low carb and doesn’t contain any of the junky ingredients that you might find elsewhere. Feel free…

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Gumbo

Gumbo is a southern stew that originated in Louisiana and is traditionally thickened with a flour based roux. This recipe uses a little bit of tapioca starch in replacement of the wheat, so it’s gluten free friendly. Feel free to mix up the proteins added in, shredded chicken and other seafoods would be delicious!  …

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Tortilla-less Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Mexican food is a popular theme in my family. It almost always sounds good and we haven’t gotten tired of it yet. I have found that making subtle changes to your everyday kind of meals helps keep things interesting. I made this recipe a while back with gluten free tortillas, and this time I left…

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Sausage Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

I don’t know about you, but when I think of portobello mushrooms, I always think of them as the “vegetarian” or “vegan” option on a menu. They’re great for being meat substitutes, but I prefer them to be more of a component of the main dish. In this recipe, the spices, the portobellos and the…

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Spaghetti Squash Taco Pie

Have you ever wanted tacos but didn’t want to deal with the mess of eating them with your hands? This is the recipe I go to in times like that. You get all the flavors and ingredients of a taco in a casserole dish! I usually serve this with some guacamole and salsa on top…

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Beet and Fennel Salad

This refreshing salad is not only delicious but nutritious too! Watercress is loaded with Vitamin K, which strengthens bones; beets are packed with magnesium, which helps maintain a normal heartbeat; and fennel has anethole, which helps prevent the production of cancer. All the flavors really come together in this dish. The dressing is tart, but…

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Kale Salad with Roasted Squash

This is a great salad when you’re hungry but not quite sure what to make. I have found that I usually have most, if not all, of these ingredients already on hand. For a quick salad, leave out the delicata and throw in some leftover roasted sweet potato or butternut squash. The dressing is very…

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Veggie Frittata

Frittatas are so helpful to have on hand in the fridge. I make one almost every weekend to ensure that I always have a healthy meal ready to go in case I don’t have time to make breakfast. Slice, heat, eat! It’s that simple. I usually use whatever veggies I have on hand at the…

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