Luminaries Parfait

CookingLuminaries Parfait Luminaries Parfait Recipe Ingredients 8 leaves from 1 medium head of butter lettuce, such as Boston or Bibb 6 slices turkey bacon (about 6 ounces) 2 tablespoons plain greek yogurt 1 tablespoon finely chopped chives 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, […]

Roasted Brussel Sprouts

CookingRoasted Brussel Sprouts Roasted Brussel Sprouts Recipe Ingredients 1 package fresh (not frozen) Brussel sprouts 2 Tb olive or grape seed oil 1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp pepper Instructions Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.   Spread the oil on a cookie sheet/aluminum baking pan 9×13”.   Mix the brussels in the […]

White Bean Chicken Chili

CookingWhite Bean Chicken Chili White Bean Chicken Chili Recipe Ingredients 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-1/4-inch pieces 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 medium onion, chopped 1 large can chopped green chilis, seeded and chopped 1 cup chopped celery & carrots 1/4 cup lime juice 4 […]

Black Bean Brownies

CookingLuminaries Black Bean Brownies Luminaries Black Bean Brownie Recipe Ingredients 5 eggs 2 cans black beans, rinsed 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk Blend above ingredients really well in a blender till beans are puréed.   Add to blender: 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 3/4 cup Truvia (stevia) Baking Blend or other natural sugar substitute 1/2 […]

Luminaries Asian Slaw

CookingLuminaries Asian Slaw Luminaries Asian Slaw Recipe Ingredients 7 tablespoons rice wine vinegar (sub apple cider vinegar) 4 tablespoons sesame oil (sub grapeseed or olive oil) 5 tablespoons creamy peanut butter  3 tablespoons liquid aminos (sub soy sauce) 3 tablespoons stevia (sub honey) 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger root or 2 tsp ginger powder 1 […]

Luminaries Chicken Curry

CookingLuminaries Chicken Curry over Millet Recipe Luminaries Chicken Curry over Millet Recipe Ingredients 2 lbs cooked diced chicken breast 1 onion, chopped or diced 1 green pepper, diced 1 Tbsp minced fresh garlic 3 Tb avocado oil, divided 1 cans full-fat or lite coconut milk 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 Tb curry powder (or amount to taste depending on […]

Butternut Squash Soup

CookingButternut Squash Soup Recipe Butternut Squash Soup Recipe Ingredients 1 large uncooked butternut squash   1 Tb olive oil 1/2 cup chopped yellow or white onion 1 cup celery, chopped to bite-size/thin slices/pieces salt, pepper, and garlic powder to taste 1/2 cup half and half or heavy whipping cream 1/2 tsp ginger (dried) Instructions Cut […]

Overnight Oats

CookingOvernight Oatmeal Overnight Oatmeal Recipe Ingredients ½ cup rolled oats or quick oats ⅔ cup almond or nut/soy milk ½ cup unsweetened Greek yogurt 1 Tb Chia seeds 1 Tb honey or 1 tsp stevia or whatever you want to sweeten it 1 pinch of salt Fresh or frozen blueberries, pecans, or any berries and nuts […]

Sweet Potato Avocado Toast

CookingSweet Potato Avocado Toast Sweet Potato Avocado Toast Recipe Ingredients 1 large sweet potato 1/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 2 large eggs 2 large egg whites 1 avocado 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper chili flakes Instructions Step 1: Cut each sweet potato into 4 slices, about a quarter inch thick. […]

Cauliflower Steak

CookingCauliflower Steak Cauliflower Steak Recipe Ingredients Tzatziki (sauce) 3/4 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt  1/4 cup sour cream  1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 clove garlic, minced1/2 teaspoon kosher salt  1/2 medium cucumber, seeded and grated   Rice & Cauliflower Steaks 1 Cup red rice or 1 cup brown basmati rice 1/3 cup extra virgin olive […]