PLANTAIN NACHOS

I have a new addiction, PLANTAIN CHIPS! If you have never had these I strongly recommend you give up the bag of chips and turn to this healthier alternative. A friend of mine who has been eating  Paleo for over a year told me that when she needs something crunchy and veggies wont do, this is what she grabs for. I ordered the INKA brand on Amazon (made with palm oil) Paleo approved! Last night I whipped up my rendition of a Nacho Bowl.

INGREDIENTS
Ground turkey
Cilantro
Green onions
Plantain chips
Cherry tomatoes
Red bellpeppers
Avocado
Garlic powder
Pinch seasalt
Hot sauce of choice
Goat cheese ( I didn’t use cheese)

DIRECTIONS
Cook turkey on high heat, add onions ,bell peppers, garlic
While meat is cooking , take half avocado and mash with garlic and seasalt
Place plantain chips in bowl or plate, add turkey and veggies, cheese,then top with tomatoes, cilantro and guacamole. Add hot sauce

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ENERGY SQUARES

I love granola nut bars but hate all the unknown ingredients, plus the extra sugar, so I  set out to make a nutritious nut bar. Here’s the finished product.

ENERGY SQUARES

INGREDIENTS
1 Cup raw almonds
1 Cup raw cashews
1/2 Cup pitted dates
1 cup dried fruit such as cherries, apricots,cranberries (no sugar added)
1/4 cup blackberry paleo jam (recipe on blog)
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract
pinch of sea salt
INSTRUCTIONS
Add nuts, dates, jam, vanilla ,and dry seasonings to food processor or high-speed blender, until mixture is sticky, add dried fruit, process for 20-30 seconds
Line loaf pan with wax paper, scrap mixture into pan and press firmly into the bottom.
Place in freezer for 30 minutes, remove and cut into squares. drizzle LOVE BEAN FUDGE, or gluten free melted chocolate on top of each square.
PALEO, VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE

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ZUSCAMPI (zucchini with scampi sauce) WITH BLACKENED SALMON

Ingredients
2 green zucchini
one minced garlic clove
3 Tbsp white wine or cooking wine
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Fresh basil leaves
2 Tbsp capers
Wild Salmon
Pepper
Sea salt
Dill

COOKING DIRECTIONS
Spiralize zucchini with skin or without ( I bought aSpirulina on Amazon)
In Pan add olive oil ,lemon juice,white wine,zucchini, garlic,basil, and capers.

cook for 10 minutes over medium heat,stirring every 2 minute. add salt and pepper after cooked.
Season salmon with dill, lots of pepper and some fresh lemon juice
Turn on broiler cook salmon for 5-8 minutes each side.

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