Bacon Bit Beef Chili

              I made this beef chili for my husband's 40th birthday and it was a huge hit. It qualifies as a Paleo meal minus the beer and sugar. Feel free to omit them or substitute. Ingredients: 2 pounds organic ground beef 3 (15 ounce) cans red kidney beans, drained … Continue reading Bacon Bit Beef Chili

Portobello, Avocado & Tomato Sandwich

I am not crazy about all the 'gluten-free' products that are on the market right now. A lot of 'gluten free' products might be minus the gluten--which some people definitely can't tolerate--but these 'gluten-free' products are often filled with all kinds of other questionable ingredients. Say no to diet fads and yes to what makes … Continue reading Portobello, Avocado & Tomato Sandwich

Dad’s Steak Salad

In light of the upcoming Father's Day weekend, I thought I would share this hearty, mouth-watering salad that, I am willing to bet, even the 'meat-and-potato' dads will want to eat. Ingredients: 1 head of romaine lettuce 2 medium size, sirloin steaks 1 cup goat cheese, crumbled 2 red peppers 2 carrots, shredded 1 English … Continue reading Dad’s Steak Salad

East Indian Vegetarian Cabbage Casserole

Ingredients: 1 large cabbage 4 cups cooked lentils (from 1 1/4 cup dry) 1 medium onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon paprika (smoked or regular) 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper (or to taste) 1/2 teaspoon salt* (or to taste) 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1 … Continue reading East Indian Vegetarian Cabbage Casserole

Baked Beets with Goat Cheese or Cultured Coconut

  The fact that my five-year-old daughter devoured this is a testament to how delicious this is. I peeled and cubed a bag of beets, placed them on a baking tray and baked them for 60 minutes. Next I layered on coconut cream. However, I also layer in goat cheese or you can use yoghurt … Continue reading Baked Beets with Goat Cheese or Cultured Coconut

Pumpkin and Black Bean

This is a relatively easy and super tasty meal to combine with rice to form a complete protein. You can add another side of your preferred vegetables such as broccoli or cauliflower or a side of salad. Ingredients: 1 can pumpkin 1 can black beans 1 chopped onion 1/2 tsp thyme 1 tsp oregano dash … Continue reading Pumpkin and Black Bean

Homemade Veggie Burgers on Portabello Mushrooms

Ingredients: 1 carrot, peeled and finely grated 1 medium onion 2 garlic cloves 2 cups cooked brown lentils ½ cup cooked chickpeas 2 large eggs ½ cup oat flour 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon hot sauce ½ teaspoon fine-grain sea salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Oat flour for … Continue reading Homemade Veggie Burgers on Portabello Mushrooms

Zucchini Pizzas

If you want to avoid grains but you still want to have a pizza, this is a great way to do it while getting lots of fibre. Either slice your zucchini on the length or as disks and add your desired pizza toppings.

Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti

Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash 2 tbsp olive oil 2 zucchinis sliced into disks 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 medium tomatoes cut into 1 inch pieces 1 jar of roasted red peppers 2 cups tomato paste 2 tsp basil 2 tsp oregano 1/4 cup basil … Continue reading Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti

Slow Cooker Autumn Root Vegetable Stew

The crisp autumn evenings and shorter days call for hearty and grounding dinners. This root vegetable stew is perfectly warming as you begin to journey inward and settle down from the frantic energy of September. The added bonus is that both the vegetables and the broth in this stew is packed with the vitamins and … Continue reading Slow Cooker Autumn Root Vegetable Stew