Salmon Cakes

1 small can sockeye salmon 2 tbls almond flour 1 large egg salt hot chili powder (or not hot) 1/4 c cilantro 1 tbls refined coconut oil ( or olive oil) Heat oil in a large pan. Combine all ingredients… spoon 4 equal mounds of salmon mixture and lightly form into a patty right in… Continue reading Salmon Cakes

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Sauteed Cherry tomatoes with leeks

Ingredients:   2 cups cherry tomatoes 5 cloves garlic chopped 1/2 large leek 2 tbls olive oil oregano salt to taste red pepper flakes (optional)   Sautee cherry tomatoes, chopped garlic, leeks in oil. Cover and continue to cook until the tomatoes break down. Add oregano, salt, stirring occasionally, but in the end, let cook… Continue reading Sauteed Cherry tomatoes with leeks

Roasted Beet Salad

Roasted Beet Salad                  One Beet, (any color) 3 slices Turkey bacon 2 tbls feta or goat cheese 3 cups mixed salad greens finely diced fresh garlic 1 tbls EVOO for salad, (plus 1 to coat beets) red wine vinegar to taste salt First, clean beets, coat with… Continue reading Roasted Beet Salad

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Sugar by any other name is still not good for you!

65 common names (in alphabetical order) that may appear on your food labels as sugar. Pay close attention my friends. 1. Anhydrous dextrose 2. Agave 3. Agave nectar 4. Beet sugar 5. Brown sugar (light and dark brown) 6. Cane juice 7. Cane juice solids 8. Cane sugar 9. Cane syrup 10. Carob syrup 11.… Continue reading Sugar by any other name is still not good for you!

Lettuce Boats

Lettuce Boats 2 Romaine hearts cut in half length wise. 1 pound large cleaned fresh shrimp 2 cups frozen mixed veggies Roasted chili pepper (optional) or canned works as well 1 tbls each: chili powder, paprika (use hot chili powder if you prefer, or add a little for a kick) 1/2 tbls each: cumin, salt,… Continue reading Lettuce Boats

Energy Muffin

Whats better than starting your day with a energy muffin. Between the quinoa, eggs and ham just one will fill you up and fuel your day. Here’s what you need: • 1 cup cooked red quinoa • 4 eggs • 2 cups zucchini, shredded • 1 cup diced ham • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped •… Continue reading Energy Muffin

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Bone Broth, Yes Please!

I imagine by now you’ve heard all the hype surrounding “bone broth”. Honestly I find it very interesting. I actually think I’ve been drinking bone broth my entire life.  We called it chicken soup. I learned to simmer the backs and necks of the chicken for hours and hours and hours before adding onion, celery,… Continue reading Bone Broth, Yes Please!

Pasta Broccoli

Pasta Broccoli  (Single serving) 2 cups of broccoli flowers 1 tablespoon of olive oil 2 cloves of garlic chopped 2 ounces as spaghetti (I like vermicelli) 3 tablespoons of grated cheese Red pepper flakes (to taste) Salt Squeeze of lemon Bring a pot of salted water to a boil, add broccoli, cook for about two… Continue reading Pasta Broccoli

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Cauli-crust pizza

Cut cauliflower into pieces, pulse in blender till the size of grains of rice (other wise known as ricing the cauliflower) Blanch the cauliflower in boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender Strain Using a cheese cloth or clean dish towel squeeze as much water out as possible. Don’t skimp on this… Continue reading Cauli-crust pizza

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