snacks

Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients 8 large Brussels sprouts 4 slices uncured bacon Salt & pepper to taste Instructions Preheat oven to 375 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper for easy clean up. Roll each Brussels sprout in half a slice of bacon. Secure the bacon with a toothpick and place on the baking sheet. Bake for…
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Arugula Pesto

Ingredients 2 cups tightly packed arugula 1 cup tightly packed Italian parsley ½ cup toasted almond slivers 1 T. capers, rinsed and drained 1 medium garlic cloves, peeled 2 T. lemon juice ½ cup extra olive oil Celtic Sea Salt Freshly ground black pepper Instructions In a food processor or blender, combine the arugula, parsley,…
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Strawberry-Stuffed Avocados

Ingredients 2 avocados, halved and pitted Olive oil, to drizzle Salt and pepper, to taste 16 strawberries, hulled and chopped 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil ¼ cup crumbled chevre cheese Aged balsamic vinegar, to drizzle Instructions Preheat oven to 400° F. Drizzle avocado halves with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for 10…
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Oven Roasted Tomatoes Recipe

Ingredients 2 pounds plum tomatoes, sliced or cherry tomatoes 3 T extra-virgin olive oil ½ teaspoon dried oregano 2 T balsamic vinegar 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons raw honey (optional) ½ cup fresh basil leaves, torn Celtic sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste   Instructions Preheat oven to 325°F. Place the…
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Paleo BLT Bites

Ingredients  6 slices bacon  16-20 cherry tomatoes  3 leaves romaine, finely chopped  ¼ cup Paleo mayonnaise    Instructions  Cut a thin slice off the top of each tomato. Scoop out and discard the pulp. Place upside-down on a paper towel to drain for 10 minutes.  Meanwhile, place the bacon in a pan and cook until…
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Sweet Potato Salmon Cakes

Ingredients 2 T grapeseed oil, divided 2 ribs celery, diced 2 T minced onions 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ pound sweet potatoes or garnet yams, cooked and mashed 2 T chopped fresh parsley 2 T chopped fresh basil Juice and zest from 1 lemon Salt and pepper, to taste 2 (6-ounce) cans salmon, drained and…
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Paleo Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Ingredients  3 large carrots  4-5 pitted Medjool dates  3 eggs  ¼ cup honey  2 T coconut oil, melted  1 ½ cups almond flour  2 teaspoon cinnamon  ½ teaspoon Celtic Sea salt  ½ teaspoon baking soda  ½ teaspoon nutmeg  1 cup walnuts, finely chopped    For the frosting:  1 14-oz. can coconut milk, chilled  1 teaspoon honey …
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Healthy Avocado Deviled Eggs

Ingredients  6 eggs, hard-boiled and peeled  ½ avocado, pit removed  1 teaspoon lime juice  2 T fresh cilantro, finely minced  ¼ teaspoon garlic powder  Pinch of Celtic Sea salt  Freshly ground black pepper, to taste    Instructions  Cut the hard-boiled eggs in half and save the yolks to eat later (excellent source of choline). Arrange…
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Blender Cauliflower Falafel Tahini Bowl

Ingredients Falafel 2 cups minced cauliflower (to make, chop cut up pieces of raw cauliflower in a food processor until minced) 1 cup minced fresh onion ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves ½ cup fresh parsley leaves ½ cup almond flour 1 medium egg 1 T. arrowroot flour 3 cloves garlic 4 teaspoons cumin powder 1…
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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients 1 ½ pound Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and yellow leaves, removed 3 T. olive oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper   Instructions Preheat oven to 400°F. Place trimmed Brussels sprouts, olive oil, kosher salt, and pepper in a large resealable plastic bag. Seal tightly and shake to coat. Pour…
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