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Tomato-less Marinara Sauce (AIP-friendly, Nightshade-free) Makes 5 cups Ingredients: 1 tablespoon coconut oil 2 yellow onions, chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 pound carrots, chopped 1 medium beet, chopped 1 cup water 1 teaspoon sea salt 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Click Detoxinista for the full recipe.
Posted by brenda.egelston  On Jul 09, 2018 at 8:58 AM 4 Comments
  
AIP Cheese (Dairy Free, Nut Free, Soy Free) Ingredients 1 pound butternut squash, peeled and cubed (frozen works great) water 3 tablespoons avocado oil 2-4 tablespoons gelatin (use more for a firmer slicing cheese; omit for vegan) ½ cup nutritional yeast ⅓ cup tapioca starch 1½ teaspoons fine sea salt Click Gutsy By Nature for the full recipe.
Posted by brenda.egelston  On Jul 09, 2018 at 8:57 AM 8 Comments
  
Homemade Sweet Barbecue Sauce Makes 1.5 cups INGREDIENTS 1 cup Organic Tomato Sauce, I use Kirkland Brand 1/3 cup Raw Organic Honey 1/4 cup Organic Red Wine Vinegar 2 tbsp Organic Tomato Paste, I use Kirkland Brand 1 tbsp Coconut Aminos 3/4 tsp Natural Liquid Smoke 1/2 tsp Sea Salt 1/2 tsp Paprika 1/2 tsp Chili Powder 1/2 tsp Dijon Mustard 1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper 1/4 tsp Minced Garlic 1/4 tsp Onion Powder 1/4 tsp All Spice 1/4 tsp Black Pepper Click Instant Loss for the full recipe.
Posted by brenda.egelston  On Jul 09, 2018 at 8:57 AM 8 Comments
  
Café Rita Salad From Brenda Wolak’s kitchen Blanched French cut green beans 1 can of artichokes 1 can of hearts of palm Sliced roasted red peppers Black olives 1 can of cannellini beans 2 cans of chunk white tuna on top Some chopped fresh herbs; parsley, thyme, oregano and basil. (whatever is fresh & available) Dressing: EVOO Balsamic vinegar Crushed Garlic Salt & pepper This is an outline. Sometimes I add tomatoes, red onion, fresh mozzarella, depends on what I have.
Posted by brenda.egelston  On Jul 09, 2018 at 8:49 AM 3 Comments
  
Smashed Chickpea Avocado Salad Sandwich with Cranberries + Lemon INCREDIBLE vegetarian smashed avocado chickpea salad sandwich. No mayo necessary thanks to the creamy, ripe avocado. Cranberries and lemon give it a nice sweet tang too! Ingredients 1 – 15 oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 large ripe avocado 2 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/4 cup dried cranberries Freshly ground salt & pepper, to taste OPTIONAL: 4 slices of your favorite whole grain bread (or gluten-free) Toppings: Arugula, red onion, or spinach Click Ambitious Kitchen for the full recipe.
Posted by brenda.egelston  On Jul 09, 2018 at 8:44 AM 3 Comments
  
Rosemary Sweet Potato Fries Ingredients 2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into fry shapes 1-2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped sea salt & pepper Click Detoxinista for the full recipe.
Posted by brenda.egelston  On Jul 09, 2018 at 8:41 AM 41 Comments
  
Sweet Potato Mac n' Cheeze Ingredients 1 medium sweet potato, chopped into chunks 1 cup unflavored almond milk 1/4 cup nutritional yeast 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon chili powder pasta of choice, cooked as directed Click Detoxinista for the full recipe.
Posted by brenda.egelston  On Jul 09, 2018 at 8:40 AM 3 Comments
  
Healthy Green Bean Casserole (Vegan) Ingredients Heaping ½ cup raw cashews, soaked for 30 minutes or overnight ½ cup unsweetened almond milk (or water) 3 medium onions, divided 3 tbsp whole grain bread crumbs (sub certified GF bread crumbs if necessary) 3 tbsp flour (sub certified GF flour if necessary) 2¼ tsp salt (divided) 2 lbs frozen cut green beans 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2-8oz packages sliced mushrooms, chopped Pinch ground nutmeg (optional) 1 tbsp soy sauce (sub tamari if necessary) ¼ cup dry white wine (I used chardonnay) Freshly ground black pepper, to taste Click Hummusapien for the full recipe.
Posted by brenda.egelston  On Jul 09, 2018 at 8:36 AM 58 Comments
  
Spinach Artichoke Quinoa Casserole Recipe is packed with vegetarian protein, chock full of vegetables and super easy to make. If you love spinach artichoke dip, you will love this creamy bake. Prep Time: 7 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 47 minutes Yield: 8 servings Ingredients 1 1/2 cups quinoa, uncooked 2 1/2 cups water 1 large onion, thinly sliced 4 large garlic cloves, minced 1 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin 2 cups any milk (I used unsweetened almond milk) 1 tbsp cornstarch 2 cups artichoke hearts, coarsely chopped* 11 oz package (4 large handfuls) spinach 1/2 cup (1 oz) Parmesan cheese, shredded 3/4 cup (3 oz) white cheddar (mozzarella) cheese, shredded & divided 1/2 tsp + a pinch salt 1/2 tsp ground black pepper Cooking spray (I use Misto) Click iFfoodreal for the full recipe.
Posted by brenda.egelston  On Jul 09, 2018 at 8:05 AM 7 Comments
  
Grain-Free “Chicken Nuggets” Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 lb. Organic Ground Turkey or Chicken  1/2 cup Coconut Flour 3 tbsp Arrowroot Powder 1 tsp Sea Salt 1/2 tsp Ground Mustard 1/2 tsp Pepper 1 Egg 1 tbsp Coconut Milk, from a can or a carton  Coconut oil for frying Click Instant Loss for the full recipe.
Posted by brenda.egelston  On Jul 09, 2018 at 8:00 AM 12 Comments
  
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