Super Simple Favorite Recipes

 

Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding

  • 3/4 cup coconut milk
  • 3 Tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cinnamon to taste

Mix and refrigerate overnight. Upon serving, add a teaspoon of almond butter, microwave to warm slightly. Slice bananas and voila! A naturally sweet and tasty breakfast, lunch, or snack.

 

 

Sautéed Veggie Soy Sauce Bowl – (a Meatless Monday delight!)

Serves 2-4

  • Cut and sauté:
    • Zucchini
    • Yellow Squash
    • Yellow Onion
    • Red Pepper
    • Mushrooms
    • Seasoning: salt, pepper, crushed red pepper flakes, minced garlic, (Penzy’s Greek Seasoning)
  • Cook stovetop brown rice
  • Mix veggies and rice together in bowl
  • Upon serving:
    • add low sodium soy sauce to taste
    • avocado slices

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fan Fave Taco Nacho Night (with drink!)

Option 1: Taco Seasoned Grass Fed Ground Beef

  • In large pan, over medium heat, cook and brown ground beef
  • Add low sodium taco seasoning as package states or to taste (I use half pkg. for 1lb. beef)
  • On large plate or cookie sheet, depending on serving size, add Organic Tortilla Chips (I use blue and yellow corn)
  • Shred Havarti or Cheddar cheese over tortilla chips
  • Melt cheese in microwave or oven
  • Top tortilla chips with taco seasoned ground beef
  • Upon serving, top with salsa, greens, and avocado

Option 2: Salsa Verde Chicken

  • In medium sized crockpot, add shredded chicken (I prefer a savory flavored rotisserie chicken)
  • Cover cooked chicken with one jar of your favorite salsa verde
  • Cook on low for 2 hours
  • On large plate or cookie sheet, depending on serving size, add Organic Tortilla Chips (I use blue and yellow corn)
  • Shred Havarti or Cheddar cheese over tortilla chips
  • Melt cheese in microwave or oven
  • Top tortilla chips with salsa verde chicken
  • Upon serving, top with red salsa, greens, and avocado

Cocktail:

  • Cubed Ice
  • Approx. one shot – Ketel One Vodka Citron
  • Squeeze fresh lemon
  • Add Perrier Sparkling Water to top of ball glass
  • Stir and enjoy! 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frittata – for breakfast, lunch, or dinner

5 slices of bacon (try to purchase no nitrite, nitrate bacon) OR use 1-2 Aidell’s Chicken & Apple Sausage

1 cup broccoli

1 cup shredded sweet potato

1/2 yellow onion, diced

1 clove garlic, minced

7 eggs, whisked

1/3 cup full-fat coconut milk

dried parsley

red pepper flakes

2 tsp coconut oil

  • fry bacon (or pan sear Aidell’s sausage) and set aside
  • sauté onion in coconut oil, add broccoli, garlic
  • in large bowl, whisk eggs, grate sweet potato, coconut milk, parsley, and red pepper flakes
  • add liquid mixture to sauté pan, cook on low until egg mixture is slightly thickened
  • transfer to coconut oiled glass or ceramic baking dish
  • bake at 425 degrees for 20 minutes or until cooked through

*options: use the egg mixture and add what veggies work for you or simply toss in what you have on hand. I’ve thrown together a variety of combinations and each time it tastes great – frozen kale, frozen spinach sautéed veggie mixture with your favorite seasoning, prosciutto, etc. Experiment and have fun with the freshest ingredients! Taking in healthy proteins and vegetable nutrients in a tasty way will keep your body happy all day 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salad Entree Options

Chop fresh organic red lettuce and spinach leaves

Toss with Annie’s Red Wine & Vinegar or EVOO & balsamic vinegar

Add your choice of protein: rotisserie chicken, lentils (Trader Joe’s or Melissa’s), or tuna (mixed with Primal Mayo)

Top with your favorites, such as avocado, olives, tomato, beets, carrots…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ham, Apple, and Sweet Potato Scramble (I’m obsessed!!)

*double if you’d like a few servings

  • –  1/2lb ham steak, chopped into cubes
  • –  1 apple, peeled, cored, diced
  • –  1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced into thick cubes
  • –  1/2 medium onion
  • –  4 eggs, scrambled (make as you serve “hash”; just adds protein/taste; can be eaten w/o
  • –  coconut oil for sauteeing.
  • –  1/2 tsp. salt
  • –  1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • –  1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • –  1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • –  1/4 tsp. allspice
  • –  1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper

Instructions:

– In small bowl, combine all spices
– Large frying pan, add Tbsp coconut oil and allow to melt (medium heat)
– Saute onion 3-4 minutes
– Add sweet posts toes and more coconut oil as needed; cook 5 minutes
– Add ham, apples, and mixed spices to pan
– Cook until sweet potatoes and apples are tender – remove and serve or let cool – Scramble eggs when serving.
– Enjoy! 🙂

 

 

 

 

  

Breakfast Quinoa

Cook 2-4 servings of quinoa (per package details)

Rinse 1 cup quinoa in fine mesh strainer; rub with hand and drain.

Add quinoa to 2 cups water and dash of salt in saucepan. Bring to boil.

Lower heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

Remove pan from heat, let sit, covered for 5 minutes.

Fluff gently with a fork, serve. (or let cool and put in fridge to use later in the week)

Add sliced banana, 1 Tbsp honey, pinch of cinnamon and almond milk to specification.

Voila! Enjoy a yummy, fast, warm breakfast – protein + complex carbs = solid nutrients for the body and brain! 🙂