This Spaghetti Squash recipe is not only easy and delicious, it helps with weight loss. It's a great low-calorie, low-carb replacement to traditional spaghetti noodles. Spaghetti squash is also nutritious. It contains 9% of the recommended daily intake of dietary fiber, as well delivering a range of nutrients, including vitamins A and C, potassium, and calcium. It also contains omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids to help prevent heart diseases, inflammation, arthritis, and different types of cancers. The Omega-6 fatty acids are also ideal for promoting proper brain function, which is perfect … [Read more...] about Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash
Stuffed Peppers make for a delicious dinner any night of the week! They are filling, yummy and they can be prepared ahead of time. 5 whole peppers 1/2 lb ground turkey 1 can diced tomatoes with peppers (such as Rotel) 1/2 tsp. ground pepper 1/4 tsp. cayenne 1 tsp. paprika 1/2 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. garlic 1/2 tsp. cumin Optional toppings ideas: green onions, jalapenos, pine nuts, Cotija cheese Cook the ground turkey in a pan over medium heat. Finely chop one pepper. Cut the remaining peppers in halves and clean out the middle of each one. Once the turkey is … [Read more...] about Spicy Southwest Stuffed Peppers
If you are gluten-free, or low-carb, or simply don't want to eat a huge and heavy meal, this is a delicious option for you. Zoodles & Chicken Pesto Ingredients: 5-6 medium zucchini ¾ tsp Himalayan Pink Salt, divided 1 ripe avocado 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves ¼ cup pine nuts, pecans, walnuts, or pistachios 2 TBSP lemon juice ¼ tsp ground pepper ¼ cup MCT oil plus 2 tablespoons, divided 3 cloves minced garlic 2 chicken breasts, cubed 1-2 teaspoons Signature Blend Instructions: Using a spiralizer, spiral zucchini into noodles. … [Read more...] about Zippy Zoodles & Chicken Pesto
This meal takes only 15 minutes to cook and tastes amazing! If you are gluten-sensitive or cutting back on your inflammation foods, you may have cut out pasta completely, but if you want to try a gluten-free meal, I highly recommend pasta made from brown rice. There are many brands out there now as the gluten-free movement is in full swing. My family did not even notice the difference, and actually commented that they did not feel bloated and full after dinner. That tends to be a side effect of the highly processed wheat pasta choices. Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo 3-4 cups of Shrimp 1 … [Read more...] about GF Shrimp Fettucine Cauliflower Alfredo
ROASTED MIXED VEGGIES INGREDIENTS: 1/2 medium zucchini, cut a bit thicker, they tend to get mushy otherwise 1/2 medium summer squash, cut a bit thicker 1/2 medium red bell pepper, 1/2 medium yellow bell pepper, 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, 1/2 red onion 1 1/2 tablespoons MCT oil 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan Pink Salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Fresh garlic Onion and garlic powder ** **Some other seasoning options are Little Choices Matter blends found here! INSTRUCTIONS: Heat the oven to 450 degrees Place the zucchini, squash, peppers, asparagus, and onion in a … [Read more...] about Roasted Mixed Veggies
Tonight's dinner - meatballs! Now, I know that meatballs may be not a "fancy" meal, but I was craving them! They are pretty darn tasty and very filling! Meatballs are great to make ahead of time and freeze. I make mine when I buy big packages of ground turkey at Sam's Club - great for quick dinner when in a time crunch! Of course, I make mine with ground turkey (instead of beef) but beef is another option. Or consider a combination of the two types of meat. I prefer to bake them instead of fry them. I also use nutritional yeast instead of bread crumbs and cheese. I like to be healthy, … [Read more...] about Make-ahead Meatballs!!