Honey Garlic Sausage and Veggies

2020-02-12T17:13:52-07:00February 19th, 2020|

Honey Garlic Sausage and Veggies - - sweet potatoes (or red potatoes) washed, cubed, whole carrots, chopped, red bell peppers, sliced, frozen peas , nitrate-free smoked sausage, sliced in bite-size pieces, salt and pepper, oregano, paprika, olive oil, cloves of garlic, honey, fresh parsley to garnish, dry quinoa, Cook quinoa according to package instructions.; Preheat [...]

Cauliflower Rice Tacos

2020-02-03T14:45:06-07:00January 30th, 2020|

I've been falling in love with cauliflower rice lately.... Cauliflower Rice Tacos - - extra-virgin olive oil, frozen cauliflower rice, black or pinto beans, drained and rinsed, taco seasoning (homemade recipe link below), whole wheat flour tortillas, , With a medium-size skillet over medium heat, add the olive oil until warm. Add in the cauliflower [...]

Korean Beef with Broccoli and Rice Bowl

2020-01-09T14:09:56-07:00January 9th, 2020|

This is a family favorite that everyone is excited about! It's a sweet, korean beef mixture that perfectly compliments the rice and steamed veggies. Korean Beef with Broccoli and Rice Bowl - - lean ground beef*, garlic, minced, braggs liquid aminos (soy sauce), 100% maple syrup, sesame oil, ground ginger, crushed red pepper flakes, black [...]

Healthier French Toast With Berries

2020-01-08T14:43:04-07:00December 28th, 2019|

Healthier French Toast With Berries - - 100% whole-wheat bread, almond milk (or milk of choice), vanilla protein powder (or chickpea flour), pure maple syrup, ground cinnamon, salt, ground nutmeg, vanilla extract (optional), Toppings:: sliced bananas, raspberries, bluberries, extra maple syrup, , Spray skillet with cooking spray while skillet is heating.; Cut bread slices in [...]

Cilantro Lime Crema

2020-01-08T14:44:11-07:00December 19th, 2019|

Cilantro Lime Crema - - raw cashews, soaked, water, lime juice (1-2 limes), clove of garlic,, cilantro, onion powder, salt, , Add all ingredients into a blender. Adjust water amount depending on how thick or thin you like it. Blend until smooth and creamy. Store in fridge.; ; - Delicious on <a href="https://wholefoodnanny.com/recipe/loaded-sweet-potato-nachos/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Loaded [...]

BLT Pasta Salad with Creamy Avocado Ranch Dressing

2020-01-08T20:42:53-07:00April 27th, 2019|

BLT Pasta Salad with Creamy Avocado Ranch Dressing - - 100% whole grain rotini pasta, frozen corn, thawed and drained, frozen peas, thawed and drained, pre-cooked nitrate-free bacon, crumbled, medium tomatoes, diced, heads of romaine, washed and chopped, shredded carrots (from a bag), crumbled feta cheese or shredded cheddar cheese, Creamy Avocado Ranch Dressing (see [...]

Kale and Quinoa Salad with a Tangy Garlic Vinaigrette

2020-01-13T14:43:26-07:00April 14th, 2019|

[recipe] About a year ago, I ate at the Nordstrom cafe. I ordered a kale and quinoa salad. This recipe was created because the one I'd ordered was so dang delicious and wanted a replication of it at home. :PKale and Quinoa Salad with a Tangy Garlic Vinaigrette - - kale, chopped small, romaine lettuce, [...]

Lentil Sloppy Joe Lettuce Wraps

2020-01-08T21:18:03-07:00March 20th, 2019|

[recipe]   This variation of a sloppy joe was created after eating traditional sloppy joes and feeling like I was eating way too much meat and not fueling myself with nutrients. So then, I tried making it with lentils instead. And that was sloppier than a sloppy joe! It seemed like the perfect ratio to [...]

Quick Veggie-Filled Lo Mein

2020-01-08T21:27:31-07:00March 5th, 2019|

Quick Veggie-Filled Lo Mein - - braggs liquid aminos (soy sauce), toasted sesame oil, 100% maple syrup, brown rice lo mein noodles or noodle of choice (I buy mine at Costco), toasted sesame oil (and more for drizzling at the end), green onions, chopped (separate green parts from white parts), chopped mixed veggies (such as [...]

Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos with Cilantro Lime Crema

2020-01-08T21:36:52-07:00February 26th, 2019|

Guys...Sweet Potato Nachos is a meal I could have weekly. SO flavorful. It's fantastic by itself, and last night we paired it with an egg scramble topped with salsa. All of the flavors were so heavenly! <3 *Cilantro Lime Crema isn't pictured here because it wasn't discovered yet! Recipe link below! Sweet Potato Nachos with [...]

Healthy Fettuccine Alfredo

2020-01-09T13:09:23-07:00January 8th, 2019|

Healthy Fettuccine Alfredo - - garlic, minced, butter, or coconut oil if dairy-free, garlic powder, cauliflower florets, cut into 5 or 6 large chunks, carton chicken broth, salt, black pepper, milk of choice (we use almond), shredded parmesan cheese (optional), package of 100% whole wheat linguine pasta, large bunch of broccoli (cut into florets), , [...]

Roasted Chickpea Gyros with Cucumber Tzatziki Sauce

2020-01-08T21:50:19-07:00November 20th, 2018|

[recipe] We've been enjoying the delicious flavor of these Gyros! <3Roasted Chickpea Gyros with Cucumber Tzatziki Sauce - - chickpeas, rinsed and drained, olive oil, paprika, black pepper, cayenne pepper (more if you like spicy!), salt, whole grain pita bread, Tzatziki Sauce: Greek Yogurt, cucumber, finely chopped, fresh lemon juice, garlic clove, minced, salt and [...]

Black Bean Sweet Potato Tacos

2020-01-08T21:52:28-07:00October 20th, 2018|

[recipe]   Tacos are delicious just about any way! We love these meatless black bean sweet potato tacos for a change!Black Bean Sweet Potato Tacos - - medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into small chunks, extra-virgin olive oil, smoked paprika, salt, ground cumin, chili powder, can black beans, rinsed and drained, cumin, water, salt [...]

The Best Homemade Taco Seasoning

2020-01-30T21:45:48-07:00October 20th, 2018|

[recipe]   After several tries, this homemade taco seasoning has deemed itself to be our favorite!The Best Homemade Taco Seasoning - - salt, black pepper, paprika, chili powder, cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, dried oregano, , Combine all ingredients except water into a snack size zip lock baggie or baby food jar. Shake to combine. [...]

Instant Pot Hamburger Veggie Soup

2020-01-08T21:59:07-07:00June 5th, 2017|

[recipe] I LOVE this recipe! The fact that it only cooks for 4 minutes is a dream come true when it comes to cooking dinner. Granted, the sauteing, warm-up, and pressure release takes the time up to about 20 minutes. But, still is a super fast dinner and makes my life easier. And...I ❤ my [...]

Instant Pot Perfect Beef Stew

2020-01-14T13:27:09-07:00May 9th, 2017|

We are weekly church go-ers and have been my entire life. Same church, same religion no matter where I've lived...I guess you can say it's a pretty big part of who I am. From a young age, having beef stew after church became a tradition that I've continued with my own family. We don't have [...]

Cajun Chicken With Quinoa

2020-01-14T13:39:21-07:00February 6th, 2017|

[recipe] This recipe was the first time I'd ever used creole seasoning and I fell in love with it. The beans are a perfect compliment to the quinoa and are very filling! Let me know how you like it in the comments below! <3 -Laura   Recipe inspired by Trim Healthy MamaCajun Chicken With Quinoa [...]

Traditional Bean Chili

2020-01-08T22:07:46-07:00February 3rd, 2017|

[recipe] Everyone needs a good chili recipe, and we must be nothing short of original because we like our chili simple and traditional. And, this recipe comes from a lot of cans which is great for making quick dinner prep or taking to a Super Bowl party. A couple of things I'd like to share about [...]

Vegetable Lasagna

2020-01-08T22:14:58-07:00September 21st, 2016|

[recipe] Here is our family's version of lasagna that dares to compete with traditional recipes. Traditional recipes are basically a meat, cheese, and noodles meal, while this one includes subtle-flavored vegetables that my kids will devour, even when they are very used to the "traditional" recipes (grandma makes killer lasagna). This is also a meatless [...]