Instead of waiting for the pasta water to boil, put some yellow squash through a spiralizer and get the party started.
The beautiful yellow squash is splashed with a squeeze of fresh lemon, sauteed garlic and topped with parsley. Use as little olive oil as possible to keep the calories low. It’s any easy way to have your pasta fix without the heavy feeling afterwards. Finally toasted pine nuts add crunch and flavor.
By adding roasted eggplant to a jar of quality tomato sauce, you’ve got a hearty soup that tastes like you’ve spent hours on it. The special flavor comes from the roasted eggplant, giving it a rich and robust flavor. The toasted walnuts add a wonderful crunch.
You can sprinkle these protein packed morsels on anything from soup to salad to oatmeal. This recipe serves six, so if you only want to make one bowl, just prepare a bowl of oatmeal according to package directions and add 3T. of hemp hearts. You’ll want to make the full batch of strawberry puree because it will last for about 5 days in the fridge and you’ll want to pour it on everything, because it’s super yummy. You can also use raspberries, blueberries or any berry at all.
You can add any additional ingredients, such as green onion, or chili oil, but it’s a great basic recipe to build upon. It will taste salty on it’s own, but once you add to the veggies and brown rice, it will be fine since we’re not adding salt to either of those items. If you’re new to tofu, this brand will make you a believer. Make sure you get the “cutlets” because they are prepared in a way that gives them a great texture.
A large green leaf with bright red veins coursing through it – it’s almost to pretty to eat. It tastes like spinach and is filled with iron and nutrients. Enjoy the beautiful colors of this filling yet light soup.
This is a comfort food that was inspired by a decadent soup I had on a cruise ship. I replaced the butter and cream with 1 T. of olive oil and 1/2 cup of macadamia nuts. The recipe still tastes delicious but the cholesterol has jumped overboard and is nowhere to be found.
This is a true comfort food you can cozy up with on a cold night or any time you want to feel pampered. It has the richness of creamy mashed potatoes without the guilt. Even if you don’t like cauliflower, you’ll never know it’s in here because it’s been blended to oblivion. All you’ll taste is creamy goodness.
Sometimes nothing else gives you the satisfaction of biting into a big hunk of bread served with a savory slab of protein and all the timmin’s. The garbanzo burger with give you that satisfied feeling without the fat, cholesterol, hormones and antibiotics you’ve come to love in your traditional drive-through burger. I’ve replaced all of those nasty things with nutrients and flavor and I think you’ll like it. When you think about it, what do we usually add to traditional beef burgers to make them taste great – vegetables right? Onion, tomato, pickles, lettuce. So, why not just make the whole thing out of veggies and call it a day? You’re catching on quickly…
When you add pink Gogi berries, you get an extra shot of color and antioxidants. Goji berries are a tart, raisin-like fruit and have been used for thousands of years in Chinese medicine. They contain all essential amino acids which means they are a complete protein. They also have 15 times more iron than spinach! Enjoy the vibrant color and fresh citrus taste of this nutritional powerhouse potion.
The macadamia sour cream creates an authentic and creamy chili topping without the dairy – you’re going to want to make extra and use it with any recipe that calls for sour cream.