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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Quinoa Lasagna

This is amazing! So many flavors! On a side note: I choose to use all organic & natural ingredients & minimally processed which I think contributes to the amazing flavors!
2 c water
1 c quinoa
2 tbsp olive oil
1 c chopped onion
2 cloves minced garlic
2 c tomato sauce
2 c cottage cheese
1 large egg, beaten
1/4 c grated parmesan
2 tbsp dried oregano
2 c sliced zucchini
2 c packed fresh spinach
1 1/2 c shredded mozzarella

1. 9x13 baking dish, coat with organic olive oil spray
2. Combine water & quinoa in sauce pan & bring to a boil. Cover & simmer x 15 min. Fluff with fork. Evenly spread quinoa in prepped baking dish
3. Preheat oven to 350
4. Add oil to saucepan over medium heat. Add onion & cook until transparent (5-6 min) add garlic & sauce. Stir until hot. Remo e from heat.
5. Combine cottage cheese and egg in bowl. Mix well. Stir in parmesan, basil, & oregano.
6. Spread 1/3 sauce over quinoa, make layer of zucchini, then add cheese mixture, then remaining sauce, then all spinach. Finish with remaining sauce & spread mozzarella on top.
7. Bake until hot & cheese is melted. 35-40 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Survival 101: Don't leave home with out this

If I was to imagine a day without one thing I.couldn't do without (besides water, air, & food) I would for sure place the e+shot on the top of my list. I survive my night shift with this product, I am already a high energy person, but this naturally intensifies that energy without jitters or a crash. My endurance through workouts is so much better than its ever been! The best part is that its gluten free & actually good for you. It has the same amount of caffeine as one cup of coffee. Feeling like I'm on top of the world today so I had to.share! To research ingredients & more information you can go to this page & search under products. Enjoy!

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Simple, quick, super delicious!

Free range chicken tenders (antibiotic free)
   -seasoned with pepper & lawrys seasoned salt
   - add 1/2 c h2o to skillet
   - cook over heat, continuously turning until cooked completely

Organic broccoli, cauliflower, carrots
    - 1 c organic coconut oil melted
    - add veggies & mix until cooked.completely

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Oh my goodness! More.yummy goodness!

First, I need to thank.Lori Lober for this excellent book! So many great recipes! I for sure can't wait to make the gf tortilla wraps!
2.5 tsp yeast
1 3/4 c lukewarm water
2 tbsp sunflower oil
3 1/4 c gf flour
1.5 tsp xanthan gum
2 tbsp cilantro
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
Salt & pepper
Mix yeast, water, oil & let stand x 20 min
Sift gf flour, xanthan gum, add yeast mixture with cilantro & red pepper. Mix and form sticky dough
Invert onto gf floured surface and knead, divide into 8-10 small balls
Cut out 8in circle parchment paper, roll out each ball under it (the thinner the better)
Place a nonstick skillet in medium heat, add tortillas one at a time with parchment underneath & cook 2-3 minutes. Flip, repeat
Serve hot or cold with favorite fillings.

Protein Bars, I can hardly wait!

1 stick organic butter
2 tbsp organic Brown sugar
2 tablespoons agave nectar or honey
2 beaten eggs,
2.5 c millet flakes
1/2 c raisins
1/3 c quinoa
1/2 c golden raisins
2 tbsp pumpkin seeds
2.5 tbsp sesame seeds
3 tbsp chopped walnuts
1/2 c dry coconut

Preheat oven to 350
Grease 10x7 pan
Beat together sugar, butter, syrup until creamy
Add all.remaining ingredients & stir till combined
Place pan & flatten with spatula
Bake for 30-35 minutes, until golden Brown
When cool, invert onto flat surface & cut into 12 bars.
Store in airtight container x one week

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Finally, a yummy Allergen free shake!

I am so excited about this! I have so many friends with food allergies that don't get to enjoy the gluten free shakes that I love and enjoy every day! Soy free, gluten free, dairy free, and super healthy! You can even freeze them.into popsicles & know your kiddos are getting all of the nutrients they need. It's super high in protein which is fantastic too! For more information you can go to & look at the products tab. You will find a list of ingredients there as well ! Finally, a solution for more people! Enjoy!

Quinoa salad! Yum!

Such an amazing salad, loaded with protein & veggies! I make it on my.own but this particular one is from the Start Restaurant in Dallas. They offer tons of gf options as well as all organic options!

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Perfectly balanced, perfectly yummy

Grilled broccoli sauteed in coconut oil, quinoa salad, & lean/clean hamburger meat. Great hit tonight! Even the puppy got.some veggies!