Pumpkin Chia Seed Pudding

**this recipe is gluten and dairy free Yields 6, 1 cup servings Ingredients: 1 can pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling!) 1/2 cup chia seeds 2 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 1/4 cup raw honey Combine all ingredients in a…

Chia Seed Jam

Chia Seed Jam 2 cups chopped fruit (I recommend berries) 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey 3 tablespoons chia seeds, plus more if needed Prepare the fruit by removing stems, pits, seeds, and skin, as needed depending on type of fruit. Chop larger fruits into smaller pieces, but berries can…

Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding

**this recipe is gluten and dairy free yields 4, 1/2 cup servings Ingredients: 3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1/2 cup chia seeds 1 tbsp. raw honey 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract Directions: Combine all ingredients in an air-tight container and let sit in the refrigerator overnight. Serve with fresh berries…

Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Yields 12 muffins Ingredients: 1 cup rolled oats, ground into flour 2 scoops Quest all-purpose baking powder 3 small organic apples (or 2 cups), diced ½ cup unsweetened almond milk 1 cup organic unsweetened applesauce 2 eggs 2 tbsp. cinnamon ½ cup walnuts, chopped ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut flakes 1…

Deviled Eggs Two Ways

Yesterday was National Deviled Egg Day, so I took a different twist on the traditional deviled egg and have two awesome recipes for you to try! These are a great appetizer to bring to a party, and offer something unique and different. Yields 18 servings (1 whole egg is one…

Butternut Squash Pear Soup

Butternut Squash Pear Soup This butternut squash soup packs a bigger nutrition punch than what meets the eye, with 6g of fiber in one serving, this will keep you feeling fuller for much longer than a traditional soup. Perfect for fall weather or if you're feeling under the weather, try out…

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders

  yields 6 chicken tenders 1 lb. chicken tenders, antibiotic and hormone free 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup Sriracha sauce 1/4 cup honey 1 tsp garlic powder Himalayan sea salt and pepper to taste 6 slices nitrate-nitrite free bacon Whisk together olive oil, Sriracha, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and…

Guacamole

yields about 3 cups Ingredients: 3 ripe avocados, pitted and skin removed 2 Roma tomatoes, diced 1 tbsp garlic powder 1 tsp Himalayan sea salt juice of one medium lime Mash avocados in a bowl with a fork, add garlic, sea salt, and lime juice and mix well. Add tomatoes…

Red Pepper Hummus Pinwheels

[caption id="attachment_2344" align="alignnone" width="300"] Cucumber spring rolls with soft cheese, parsley and red bell pepper on white plate[/caption] Serves 5, 4 rolls each 2 straight cucumbers or zucchini, medium size 1/2 cup red pepper hummus 1/4 cup Feta cheese *optional diced roasted red peppers Slice cucumber or zucchini into long…

Red Pepper Hummus

Serves 12 1/4 cup each 2 15 oz cans of chick peas or garbanzo beans, drained 1 large red pepper, chopped 3 tbsp Tahini 1 tbsp olive oil 3 tbsp lemon juice, fresh squeezed 1/2 tsp cumin, ground 1/2 tsp Himalayan sea salt 1/2 tsp garlic powder Add all ingredients…

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Bites

yields 16 bite-sized pieces 8 jalapeno peppers 1 lb organic, grass-fed 85% ground beef 1 lb uncured nitrate/nitrite free bacon 1/4 cup shredded Monterrey colby jack cheese 1 tbsp cumin 1 tbsp chili powder 2 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp sea salt optional: Weber Spicy Chipotle seasoning to taste Preheat the…

Pumpkin Yogurt

Pumpkin Yogurt Yields 4 servings 2 cups Cabot greek yogurt (10% milk-fat is best) 15 oz. can pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling) 1 tbsp. cinnamon 1/2 tbsp pumpkin pie spice stevia extract for sweetness Combine all ingredients with a hand mixer. Refrigerate overnight. Sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice for serving if desired.…