4 Simple Keto Friendly Recipes

     In case you’re unfamiliar with the Keto Diet, also known as the Ketogenic Diet, then I have some basic beginner information for you. The Ketogenic diet can be described as high fat diet that reprograms your metabolism.      “Ketosis is the physiological state that is achieved when your body breaks down ketones…

Portobello Fajitas (Vegetarian)

Ingredients | Makes 6 fajitas | 30 minutes Ingredients 2-3 large portobello mushrooms 2 bell peppers 1 onion 1 Tbsp. taco seasoning (see below) Juice of 1/2 lime 1 Tbsp. olive oil (sub water/broth for oil-free) 6 corn tortillas (or other tortilla) Toppings of choice: avocado/guacamole, salsa, dairy-free cheese, cashew sour cream Taco Seasoning: 1 Tbsp. chili…

Creamy Tomato and Spinach Pasta

Ingredients | Serves 4 Produce 1/2 tsp Basil, dried 2 cloves Garlic 1 Onion, small 1/2 tsp Oregano, dried 1/2 9 oz. bagSpinach, fresh 1 15 oz canTomatoes Canned Goods 2 tbsp Tomato paste Pasta & Grains 1/2 lb Penne pasta Baking & Spices 1 Pepper, freshly cracked 1 pinch Red pepper flakes 1/2 tsp Salt Oils & Vinegars 1 tbsp Olive oil Dairy 2…

Roasted Sweet Potato & Black Bean Quesadilla (Vegetarian)

Ingredients | Serves 4 Produce 1 Avocado 1/2 can Black beans 1/2 tsp Coriander, Ground 1 Coriander, Fresh 1 Jalapeno 1/2 Lime, Juice from 1 Limes 2 Sweet potatoes, Large Condiments 1 Salsa Baking & Spices 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper 1 tsp Paprika, Smoked 1 Salt & black pepper Oils & Vinegars 1 Olive oil Nuts & Seeds 1 tsp Cumin Bread & Baked Goods 4 Tortilla wraps, Large White…

3 Spaghetti Squash Recipes to try!

1. Simple Garlic-Herb Put 1 halved, seeded spaghetti squash in a microwave-safe dish; add 2 tablespoons water, cover and microwave until tender, 16 minutes. Let cool slightly, then scrape into strands with a fork into a bowl. Cook 2 sliced garlic cloves in olive oil until golden. Add to the squash along with 2 tablespoons…

One Pot Mexican Quinoa

Vegan | Gluten Free Produce 1 Avocado 2 Bell peppers 1 15 oz can Black beans 2 cups Corn, frozen 3 cloves Garlic 2 Green onions 1 Lime, juice of 1 cup Parsley, fresh 1 Red onion, small 3 cups Tomatoes, canned Canned Goods 1 1/2 cup Vegetable broth Pasta & Grains 1 cup Quinoa Baking & Spices 1 Black pepper 1 tbsp Paprika, powder 1 Red pepper flakes 1 Salt…

Chicken Marsala over White Rice

Ingredients:  1 cup uncooked white rice 2 cups water 1 cup all-purpose flour salt to taste ground black pepper to taste 1 pinch dried oregano to taste 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken cutlets, pounded to 1/4-inch thickness 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons butter, divided 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 1/2…

5 easy to make Veggie snacks!

As you saw in my last blog post, I’ve been a vegetarian for 14 years, here are some of my favorite snacks! 01: Tomato, Avocado Melt I use whole wheat bread, slice some tomato and avocado and sprinkle some shredded cheese on top and throw it in the oven to help melt the cheese.  …

Veggie Burgers

Ingredients: 2 c. cooked lentils 1 c. bread crumbs 3 egg whites 1 c. freshly cooked spinach, finely chopped 1/2 c. chopped onion salt and pepper to taste 1 minced clove garlic 1 c. shredded cheddar cheese (opt.) olive oil Directions: Combine lentils with bread crumbs, egg whites, spinach, onion, salt and pepper, garlic and…

easy cheese(y) and broccoli casserole

Ingredients: 1/4 c. finely chopped onion 6 T. butter 2 T. flour 1/2 c. water 1 (8 oz) jar of Cheez Whiz 2 pkgs. chopped frozen broccoli, cooked and drained. 3 eggs, beaten. buttered bread crumbs. Directions: Sauté onion in 4 tablespoons butter. Stir in flour. Add water. Cook over low heat until sauce thickens….