Egg & Pesto Quinoa Bowl

This sunny, light, grain free and dairy free dish is just the ticket for those wanting-to-look-leaner summer days ahead.  Easy to make, filling, yet healthy and low in calories.  All while tasting decadent and rich via the combination of egg yolk and pesto, so yum.

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Glowing Skin Buddha Bowl

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Want glowing, healthy skin?  Have I got the thing for you.  This one is especially fitting for the rapidly arriving summertime.  This entrée is loaded with ingredients, all ideal for getting glowing skin.  The dish is low in calories, chock full of veggies, quinoa which gives it a filling, grain-like taste (yet, its grain/gluten free) and is just an all around awesome bang-for-your-buck dinner in terms of health benefits.

This recipe is grain/gluten free, dairy free and sugar free.  And aside from cooking the quinoa and salmon, its close to raw.

This recipe serves about two people.

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Summer Quinoa Buddha Bowl

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An ultra bright, summery, healthy quinoa dish.  Created by yours truly, for your tasting pleasure.  This dish is gluten/grain free, dairy free and sugar free.  Lots of good-for-your-body ingredients in here so get excited!

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Pumpkin Pasta Bake

Yes, yes, I know, another pumpkin dish.  But hear me out.  Not only does pumpkin taste great but its amazing for you!!

Just to name a few of the phenomenal health benefits that pumpkin offers…

  • its anti-inflammatory and an antioxidant.  It helps with joint health, organ health, stress relief, etc.
  • its high levels of vitamin C help with keeping the immune system strong and encouraging collagen production for skin to maintain its beautiful glow and elasticity.
  • it can help prevent premature aging and cardiovascular disease.
  • its great for bone and tooth health.
  • The list goes on.  To read more of why pumpkin is the bomb, here you go.

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Mushroom Basil Mock Risotto

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The perfect spring recipe.  For the season stuck in the middle of frigid and scorching.  Posing as a comfort food (hearty, creamy, filling and oh-so-tasty), yet low in calories, light and healthy.  This dish is grain-free, lactose-free and of course, sugar-free.

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Sweet Potato Bean Enchiladas

Happy Sunday, Everyone!  I don’t know about you guys, but I personally could eat Mexican food every day if the opportunity presented itself.  Tacos, burritos, enchiladas, nachos, the list goes on.  Finding myself in a Mexican cuisine kind of mood, I decided on enchiladas for today.

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Quinoa Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl

Recipe #47 is a pretty free-form one that can be easily thrown together.  Its SUPER healthy for you, low in calories and fat, bursting with good-for-your-body ingredients, and it tastes AWESOME.  This is one of my go-to dishes when trying to eat light and healthy.  I recommend when making the quinoa, cook 2x what you need.  You can store the extra in a container in the fridge and throw together one of these bowls way quicker within the next few days, whenever you wish.  This dish is gluten-free, lactose-free and sugar-free.  And its pretty dang close to being raw as well, aside from the cooking of the quinoa.  I think you will be pleasantly surprised by how tasty it is.  Dont say I didn’t want you.  It sounds simple but man oh man.  I make this a few times a week and am always thrilled when I sit down to eat it.

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Salmon Pesto Pasta

This recipe (#46) is one of my favorites.  I stumbled across it by mistake when making a mixed pasta dish one evening and realizing I had some leftover salmon.  Salmon and pesto being two of my favorite foods…plus this particular mixture of ingredients in the pasta sounds pretty mouthwatering in combination with those two things.  A light bulb went off overhead.  This dish was the result.  And MAN, is it good!  Super easy to make, hearty, delicious, as well as healthy.  This is the perfect winter dish.

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Mexican Style Salad

I imagine many of you would agree with me that Mexican food is the bomb.  Enchiladas, tacos, chimichangas, nachos, oh my gosh.  I could go on and on.  Its one of the things I have missed about living in the states.  Access to some dang delicious Mexican food.  For the time being though, I have had to make do and bring the Mexican cuisine to me.

Here is a tasty recipe that can be whipped up quick if you find yourself with a hankering for some.  Its gluten free, lactose free and refined-sugar free.

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Super easy Sweet Potato Breakfast Skillet

This recipe (#39) is a super cinch and yet, it remains one of my tried and true favorites.  Its surprisingly filling and just satisfying.  You can throw on some bacon or prosciutto if you like, which I do on occasion.  This bumps the dish up a notch making it even more mouthwatering.  To my knowledge, there is nothing that bacon ever tastes bad on.  Am I right?

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