Butternut Squash & Apple Salad with Tahini Dressing

Source: Amie Valpone

This careful recipe, adopted from Amie Valpone – The Healthy Apple,  is tasty, and it’s filled with plenty of antioxidants and healthy fats. Enjoy! Serves: 4 Ready in: 15 minutes· 1 large butternut squash· 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil· Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste· 2 cups finely chopped Swiss chard· 2 cups…

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Yummy Low Carbs Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini fritters are a great use for leftover zucchini, and can be served with eggs at breakfast or with yogurt dill dip for a side dish. Ingredients 2 Zucchini’s – grated 1/2 cup shredded cheddar (OR VEGAN, DAIRY FREE CHEESE) 1/4 cup shredded carrots 1 egg 1/4 cup coconut or almond flour 2 tbs chives…

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Refreshing Lemon Raspberries Smoothie

Smoothies are great for breakfast, and this Raspberries Lemon Smoothie features a healthy blend of cauliflower, refreshing lemon, Vegan protein powder and high protein hemp seeds that makes it perfect for your first meal of the day. It’s healthy, refreshing, and perfect for the summertime! 1 cup Frozen Cauliflower1 cup Frozen Raspberries 1 Lemon (juiced)…

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Grilled Cauliflower Steak With Cilantro Chimichurri

This delicious recipe is easy to make, healthy, low carb, paleo, gluten-free, and vegan-friendly. You can Enjoy the Cauliflower Steaks on their own as a meal or you can have it as a side with a protein dish. You may have this on “repeat” all summer. Ingredients 1/2 cup Red Wine Vinegar 1 cup Cilantro…

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Chocolate Cauliflower Smoothie

Looking for new ways to cram in more fiber?  Then try this fabulous creamy smoothie! Adding cauliflower to a smoothie might seem odd, but it creates an attractive velvety texture and is a useful way to add more nutrition into your diet. Frozen cauliflower florets work best – but you can also use  frozen riced…

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Vibrant Sweet Potato Kale Salad

With its mix of textures, flavors and bright colors, this hearty salad will brighten up your mood. If you’ve got vegans in the crowd, make extra so they can have this as a main! Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 bunch kale chopped (steam removed) 1/2 red onion diced 1/2 large sweet potato peeled and cut in…

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Blood Pressure Balancing Smoothie Bowl

In addition to antioxidants, this smoothie bowl is loaded with blood-pressure lowering potassium, vitamin C, fiber  and dietary nitrate. Enjoy! Serves 1 1 cup kale ½ cup berries (your favorite kind) ½ cup beets, raw, diced ½ banana 2 tbsp flax seeds, ground 1 dash cinnamon ½ cup almond milk, unsweetened Instructions: Add all ingredients…

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Chocolate Almond Ice Cream

Enjoy this guilt-free version of ice cream. Made with only three ingredients, it’s a snap to prepare. Serves 2 2 bananas, chopped and frozen 1 tbsp cocoa powder, unsweetened 2 tbsp almond butter, unsweetened Instructions 1 – Add chopped frozen bananas to a food processor. Pulse or lightly blend until almost smooth. 2 – Add…

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Healthy Fats and Dangerous Fats

All fat is NOT created equal! Fat is one of the three critical macronutrients; along with protein and carbohydrates. Some fats are super-health-boosting; and, others are super-health-busting. Health-building fats support your brain, hormones, immune system, heart health, and moods. Health-busting fats pretty much bust all of these (brain, hormones, immune system, heart health, and moods).…

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Cranberry Orange Muffins

Ingredients 4 eggs ⅔ cup monk fruit sweetener 1 oz cream cheese, softened 2 tsp orange juice 1 tsp cream of tartar ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp pure vanilla extract ¼ tsp salt ½ cup (4 oz) unsalted butter or coconut oil ½ cup + 2 tbsp coconut flour 1 cup fresh cranberries Instructions…

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