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Chicken with Mushrooms, Tomatoes and Spinach

Chicken with Mushrooms, Tomatoes and Spinach This recipe came out of necessity.  A good friend was coming for dinner and he doesn’t eat beef or pork and he can’t eat any spices … not even garlic and onions!!!  How do you cook without garlic and onions?????  As

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Baked Squash and Sausage

Baked Squash and Sausage I’m a firm believer in taking a recipe and making it my own. Michael Smith was a major influence on my cooking philosophy. You can make this dish as I did or you can modify it any number of ways. Ingredients: Sweet potato

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Kale, Zucchini and Tomato Sauté

Kale, Zucchini and Tomato Sauté This “recipe” came about one night when I needed vegetables for dinner. I looked out in my garden and realized that although I had a couple of dinosaur kale plants, I hadn’t actually eaten any of the kale. So I decided the

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Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese with Ground Beef

Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese with Ground Beef Ingredients: 1 pound gluten free elbow macaroni 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound (more or less) of ground beef Crumbled goat cheese 1/3 cup Bob’s Red Mill gluten free all-purpose flour Mashed cooked peeled sweet potato, (1 large sweet

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Spiralized Zucchini Mash

Spiralized Zucchini Mash I was on a serious spiralizing kick at one point. I spiralized everything I could get my hands on so of course my husband steered clear of the kitchen 😉 This particular dish was so fast to put together. It’s not a recipe quite

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Grilled Skewers

Grilled Skewers Ingredients 1 or 2 bell peppers a zucchini or yellow squash a red onion handful of cherry tomatoes handful of mushrooms a few generous splashes of red wine herb vinaigrette (below) generous sprinkle of salt and pepper You can add small chunks of chicken, beef,

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Meal Prep and One Pan Meals

Meal Prep and One Pan Meals Ingredients 1 or 2 bell peppers a zucchini or yellow squash a red onion handful of cherry tomatoes handful of mushrooms a few generous splashes of red wine herb vinaigrette (below) generous sprinkle of salt and pepper You can add small

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Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese (Vegan or Paleo options)

Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese (Vegan or Paleo options) Ingredients: 1 pound gluten free elbow macaroni 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/3 cup Bob’s Red Mill gluten free all-purpose flour 1 1/3 cup mashed cooked peeled sweet potato, (about 1 medium sweet potato) 3 ½ cups unsweetened almond

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Detox Immune Boosting Chicken Soup

Detox Immune Boosting Chicken Soup I cannot take credit for this amazing soup but I really needed to share this with you.  I stumbled across this recipe at www.eatyourselfskinny.com.  I’ve always been intimated by making chicken soup.  I have no idea why other than making the broth

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Meatloaf Muffins

Meatloaf Muffins Ingredients: Meat Muffins: 2 organic eggs 1 can organic tomato paste 1/2 tbsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried rosemary 1 tsp dried thyme 1 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp of your fav hot sauce 1 1/2 pounds organic ground beef 1 cup wheat free rolled

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Quinoa Chickpea Salad

Quinoa Chickpea Salad  Ingredients: Salad: 2 cups cooked quinoa 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed Red and orange peppers, diced 2 stalks celery, diced Handful of cherry tomatoes, quartered or halved ½ English cucumber, chopped Crumbled goat cheese (optional) Dressing: 1 lemon, juiced ¼ cup olive oil

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Chickpea, Avocado Tomato Cucumber Salad

Chickpea, Avocado Tomato Cucumber Salad Can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 English cucumber 2 cups of cherry tomatoes cut in halves or quarters 2 cups of diced red, orange and yellow bell peppers ½ of a large avocado, cubed ¼ cup crumbled goat cheese juice of

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Detox Salad – with a Twist

Detox Salad – with a Twist I came across this recipe from Joy McCarthy at Joyous Health.  I adapted it a little based on what I had in my fridge.  This is my adaptation. 1 can of (preferably organic) chickpeas1 apple (gala)2 stocks celery, chopped½ red pepper, chopped½

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