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Cheesy black eye pea dip

  Ingredients: 2-15.5 oz cans black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed 1-10 oz can diced tomatoes with chiles, drained 3/4 cup frozen corn kernels 3/4 cup red bell pepper, diced 1/2 cup white onion, finely diced 2 chipotles in adobo sauce, diced 1 jalapeno, finely diced (remove seeds if you prefer less spicy) 2 garlic cloves

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Kale Chips

    INGREDIENTS 3 cups kale 3 tsp olive oil 1/2 tsp salt INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees Line large baking sheet with aluminum foil Spread 3 cups kale on baking sheet Drizzle with olive oil and sea salt Bake for 15-18 minutes

Seasoned Brussels Sprouts

INGREDIENTS 2 cup brussels sprouts (cleaned and cut in half) 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. onion powder 1 tsp. oregano 1 tsp. black pepper 1 tbs. balsamic vinegar extra virgin olive oil spray bottle INSTRUCTIONS In a gallon ziplock bag, combine brussels sprouts, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano and pepper. SHAKE to mix all

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Healthier Green Bean Casserole

INGREDIENTS 2.5 lbs. green beans cut into 1 inch pieces 2 tbs. extra virgin olive oil 1 onion sliced thin 3 tbs. all purpose flour 1/2 tsp. sea salt 2.5 cups low fat milk 1.5 cups whole wheat bread crumbs INSTRUCTIONS Pre heat oven to 425. Toss green beans in bowl with1 tablespoon olive oil

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Healthier Stuffing

INGREDIENTS 16 slices thin whole wheat bread dried out 1 cup onion chopped 2 stalks celery diced 1 carrot diced 6 tbs. butter melted 2 tbs. fresh parsley 1 tbs. fresh rosemary 1 tbs. fresh thyme 1/4 tsp. dried marjoram 2 cups chicken broth 1 egg 1 tsp. salt and pepper INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to

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Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

INGREDIENTS 1 head fresh cauliflower 1 cup chicken broth 1/4 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper 2 cloves garlic crushed INSTRUCTIONS Cut your cauliflower head of into small chunks. Place all ingredients into a medium saucepan and heat to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cover, and allow to cook for 20 minutes. You may need

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Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash

INGREDIENTS 1 inch large butternut squash peeled and cut into 1cubes (about 8-9 cups) 2 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoon brown sugar 2/3 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt Optional: dash cayenne INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 425 degrees Preheat oven to 425 degrees Place aluminum foil on two large baking sheets Mix the brown

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes

INGREDIENTS 4 sweet potatoes 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. brown sugar Splash orange juice INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place potatoes in the oven until tender, about 45 minutes. Place potatoes (with the skin) and seasonings in blender. Mix until your preferred consistency (ie: if you like smooth mashed potatoes

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Roasted Cauliflower

INGREDIENTS 1 head cauliflower 2 teaspoons coconut oil 1 clove garlic minced .5 teaspoon salt .5 teaspoon pepper INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 450 degrees and chop cauliflower into small bites (about the size of a golf ball) Combine all ingredients into a large bowl and make sure the mixture is evenly coated with oil/spices Line

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Cilantro Lime Quinoa

INGREDIENTS 2 cups vegetable broth 1 cup quinoa drained and rinsed 1 clove garlic drained and rinsed 1/3 cup cilantro chopped 1 tsp. salt and pepper 1 lime juiced INSTRUCTIONS In a large pot, bring the 2 cups broth to a boil then stir in quinoa. Cook until quinoa is tender and broth is evaporated

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Southwest Quinoa Salad

INGREDIENTS 1 cup cooked quinoa cook in broth instead of water for more flavor 1 can black beans 1 red bell pepper diced 4 green onions chopped 1/4 cup cilantro chopped 1/4 cup olive oil 2 freshly squeezed limes 1 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. salt and pepper INSTRUCTIONS Cook quinoa according to package with low

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