side dishes

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Blueberries and Pecans

Ingredients: 3 sweet potatoes 1/2 tablespoon butter 2/3 cup pecans 1/3 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen   Instructions: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Place sweet potatoes in the oven on a baking sheet. Cook until a fork can easily puncture the sweet potato (about 40-50 minutes). While the potatoes are baking, melt the…
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Corn and Blueberry Salad

Ingredients: 6 ears of fresh sweet corn, husked 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 small cucumber, sliced 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt…
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Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole Ingredients: 2 1/2 – 3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 3-4 medium-sized) 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg 2-3 tablespoons maple syrup (depending on your sweetness preferences) 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk Pinch of sea salt   Crunchy Pecan Crumble Ingredients: 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 heaping cup…
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Paleo Green Bean Casserole

Ingredients: 1 pound fresh green beans 8 ounces roughly chopped mushrooms 4 ounces bacon (about 5 large strips) 1 cup thinly sliced yellow onions 1/2 cup finely chopped shallots 3 cloves minced garlic 1/2 cup almond meal 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk 3 teaspoons sea salt 2 teaspoons cracked black pepper 2 tablespoons extra…
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Fruit Salad with Cinnamon and Coconut Whipped Cream

Ingredients: 2 medium oranges, peeled and diced 2 medium apples, diced 1 cup pecans or walnuts, chopped 1 teaspoon cinnamon Coconut Whipped Cream (optional) Instructions: Place the fruit into bowls. Sprinkle with chopped nuts and cinnamon. Top with coconut whipped cream, if desired. Coconut Whipped Cream Ingredients: 1 can full-fat coconut milk 1/8 teaspoon vanilla…
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Cucumber Mango Salad

Ingredients: 1 mango, diced 1 cucumber, diced 1/2 red onion, diced 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, diced 1/4 cup olive oil Juice from 1 lime 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced Celtic sea salt and freshly ground pepper   Instructions: In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil, lime juice, apple…
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Roasted Mushrooms with Bacon

Ingredients: 1 cup crimini mushrooms, sliced 1 cup shiitake mushrooms, sliced 1 cup seasonal mushrooms of your choice, sliced 5 bacon slices, cooked, chopped (more is always better!) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup ghee or melted coconut oil 1/4 cup fresh parsley, minced Celtic sea salt and freshly ground black pepper   Instructions: Preheat…
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Roasted Cabbage with Lemon

Ingredients: 1 medium sized head of green cabbage 2 tablespoons olive oil 2-3 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice Generous amount of sea salt and fresh ground black pepper Lemon slices, for serving cabbage (optional)   Instructions: Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Coat a roasting pan with olive oil. Cut the head of the cabbage…
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Watermelon Feta Salad

Ingredients: 6 cups cubed watermelon 1/2 red onion, chopped 1/2 cup feta cheese 1/3 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped Balsamic vinegar (optional)   Instructions: In a large bowl combine watermelon, red onion, feta, and mint. Stir until ingredients are well combined. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar, if using. Serve chilled.   Recipe inspired by: Yummly
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Ratatouille

Ingredients: 1 cup crushed tomatoes 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon fresh basil, sliced (about 3-4 large leaves), plus more for garnish 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon chili powder 1 medium sweet or red onion, sliced 1 large zucchini, sliced (about…
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