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enchilada quinoa casserole

ENCHILADA QUINOA CASSEROLE Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, dry 10 oz enchilada sauce (Whole Foods has GF and non­GMO) 1 can (4.5 oz) of green chiles 1 can (4-5 oz) of sliced black olives 1/2 cup canned organic black beans drained and rinsed 2 T organic fresh cilantro leaves chopped 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp chili powder… Continue reading enchilada quinoa casserole

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sonoma chicken salad

SONOMA CHICKEN SALAD Ingredients – Salad: 2 lbs chicken breasts (pre-baked) or rotisserie chicken (from Whole Foods) 2 cups red seedless grapes, cut in half (or if grapes are out of season, use chopped apples) 3/4 cup pecan pieces 3 stalks celery, sliced thin Spring salad mix Ingredients – Dressing: 2 tsp poppy seeds 5 tsp honey 3 tsp apple… Continue reading sonoma chicken salad

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homemade mayonnaise

HOMEMADE MAYO Ingredients: 1 16 oz. mason jar (a narrow jar is best) Immersion blender 1 cup olive oil 1 large egg yolk 1 T apple cider vinegar 1 T water 1 tsp salt Directions: Separate yolk from whites. Save yolk. Place yolk in mason jar with apple cider vinegar, water, salt and olive oil. Use… Continue reading homemade mayonnaise

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stuffed sweet potatoes

STUFFED SWEET POTATOES Ingredients: 6 medium sweet potatoes 1 T coconut oil 1 medium onion, diced 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 lb ground turkey 1 jar organic enchilada sauce 2 tomatoes, diced (optional) 2 avocados, sliced (optional) Directions: Preheat oven to 400. Scrub your sweet potatoes and pierce the skin a few times with a fork. Lightly… Continue reading stuffed sweet potatoes

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shepherd’s pie {paleo}

SHEPHERD’S PIE {PALEO} Ingredients – Meat & Veggies: 1 onion, diced 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 lb ground bison or turkey 2 large carrots, diced 2 celery stalks, diced 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1/2 tsp thyme 1/2 tsp dried rosemary 3/4 cup of beef broth 2 T tomato paste 2 T coconut or olive oil… Continue reading shepherd’s pie {paleo}

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creamy bolognese spaghetti {clean eats}

I’m nothing even remotely close to being Italian, but it is my favorite genre of food by far! Once my hubs and I began this clean eating journey in July 2015, giving up my favorites at Maggiano’s, Carrabba’s and Bella Nonna took some getting used to. But, thanks to Pinterest I was able to find a… Continue reading creamy bolognese spaghetti {clean eats}