Almond, Berry, and Chicken Spinach Salad

Ingredients for the Salad: 1 large boneless skinless chicken breast (plus olive oil) 4 cups baby spinach 1/2 cup fresh blueberries 1/2 cup fresh strawberries 1/2 cup mandarin oranges 2-3 tablespoons feta cheese 2-3 tablespoons slivered almonds Salt and pepper Ingredients for the Dressing: 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1/2 teaspoon Dijon…
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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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Garlic Basil Parmesan Crisps

Ingredients: Parmesan cheese, shredded Garlic powder Basil, finely chopped   Instructions: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place tablespoons of the Parmesan cheese on the baking sheet, spreading each heap out into a thinner circle. Sprinkle with garlic powder and basil.  Bake in the oven for 5…
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Coconut Milk Eggnog

Ingredients: 1 14 oz. can full fat coconut milk 2 cups light coconut milk 4 egg yolks 1/2 cup maple syrup 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice                            1 teaspoon vanilla extract Extra nutmeg for serving   Instructions: Combine all ingredients in the basin of a blender. Blend on high…
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Blueberry Feta Salad

Ingredients: 6 cups mixed greens 1 cup fresh blueberries 4 oz. crumbled feta cheese 1/4 cup almonds red onion slivers, to taste   For the Dressing: 1/3 cup olive oil 1/3 cup golden balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon poppy seeds 1/4 teaspoon pepper   Instructions: Layer salad ingredients in…
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Banana Pudding

Ingredients: 4 egg yolks 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup arrowroot powder 2 ripe bananas, mashed 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups full fat coconut milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 ripe banana, sliced Walnuts (optional)   Instructions: Whisk together the egg yolks, honey, and arrowroot powder in a medium glass bowl. Set aside. Heat the coconut…
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Cranberry Orange Quinoa Salad

Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa 2 cups water 2 large leaves of kale 2 cups fresh cranberries 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon honey 2 tablespoons orange zest, grated 6 small oranges 1/4 cup mixed nuts 1/4 cup pomegranate arils 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped   Instructions: Rinse the quinoa with water. Bring 2…
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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups raw pumpkin seeds 2 teaspoons melted butter Sea salt to taste   Instructions: Toss the seeds in a bowl with melted butter and sea salt. Spread on a baking sheet in a single layer, and bake at 300 degrees F for about 45 minutes, stirring occasionally until golden brown. Enjoy! 
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Harvest Quinoa Salad

Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked tri-color quinoa 1 cup cubed and roasted butternut squash 1 apple, diced 1 green onion, thinly sliced 2 cups baby kale or spinach, chopped 1/3 cup dried cranberries 2 tablespoons toasted, slivered almonds 2 tablespoons pepitas (raw or roasted and salted) Salt and pepper to taste Cider vinaigrette for the dressing…
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Baked Parmesan Zucchini Rounds

Ingredients: 2 medium-sized zucchini 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese Garlic salt Freshly ground black pepper   Instructions: Place oven rack in center position of oven. Preheat to 425 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper. Wash and dry zucchini, and cut into 1/4 inch thick slices. Arrange zucchini rounds on…
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