You guys!!  I can’t take credit for this recipe so credit goes to Raylynn Lauderdale Van Oort!  I did substitute it with chicken.  Not only is it EASY it’s HEALTHY and so quick!!  Check it out!  I shared it a couple of days ago, but true to my word I LOVE trying new recipes!

CHICKEN CAULIFLOWER CASSEROLE

  • 1 bag cauliflower from Costco
  • 1 1/2 c. Marinara sauce (I used Kirkland from Costco)
  • 1 c. Monterey Jack, divided
  • 1 T. dried oregano
  • 1 T. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. chili flakes
  • Pink Himalayan salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lb chicken shredded

In a large bowl, combine cauliflower with marinara, oregano, garlic powder, chili flakes then toss until fully coated.  Season with salt and pepper.  Place half of cauliflower mixture in slow cooker, top with half of cheese and half of the chicken.  Add the rest of cauliflower and repeat the topping process.  Cook on low for 5 hours or high for 3 hours.  

 

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Ingredients:
1 15-oz. can of chickpeas
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
2 tbsp agave syrup
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup dark chocolate chips or sweet cacoa nibs
Instructions:
1. Combine chickpeas, peanut butter, agave, maple, and vanilla in a food processor and blend until smooth.
Seriously, this stuff is AMAZING!!  You gotta try it!

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Nothing satisfies like a great bowl of soup especially if you are time crunched and don’t have time to let it simmer all day.  This is my fast go to fave!  Check it out:

  • 2 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic (thinly sliced)
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1 large piece Parmesan rind
  • 6 c. low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 c. cooked white beans (cannellini)
  • 1/2 tsp. pink Himalayan salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 c. baby spinach
  • (I added shrimp to boost the protein)

Instructions:

In a large pot, saute` garlic and pepper flakes until fragrant 30 seconds.  Add rind, broth, beans and salt.  Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer.  Cook, partially covered, for 10 minutes.  Slowly drizzle eggs into hot soup, constantly stirring with a fork.  Stir in spinach; cook until wilted.  Discard rind, then throw in shrimp.  Cook until pink.  Divide soup among bowls; top with Parmesan cheese.  

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One of the most amazing things about eating out is that you DO have control as to what you put in your mouth in most cases in most restaurants.  I ordered this delightful little ditty and will TOTALLY recreate it at home.  

Avocado mash on toast

1/2 avocado mashed with a squeeze of  lime,  chopped cilantro to taste, and pink himalayan salt

2 eggs

Whole grain toast (can make it gluten free)

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This is AMAZING!  Might not look like much, but it not only tastes good, it’s packed full of beautiful protein, carbs and fat.  It’s my “go to” after spinning class.  I call it cottage cheese gruel.  

1 c. 4% fat cottage cheese

1 c. cherry tomatoes

1/2 avocado

Pink Himalayan salt and pepper 

 

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You will LOVE this easy 4 ingredient paleo creamsicle smoothie. How to make a smoothie with fresh oranges. Paleo smoothie recipe. via @fearlessdining

Delicious creamy paleo creamsicle smoothie.

Servings: 3 glasses

Ingredients

  • 4 small oranges peeled
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons Agave syrup
  • 1 Scoop vanilla protein powder
  • ice
Instructions
  1. Add the oranges, vanilla, agave, protein powder, and almond milk to the Nutribullet.

  2. Snap the lid on and blend for 30 seconds.

  3. Add ice and blend on crush setting.

  4. Enjoy!

     

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As you know, today is “Make a vegetarian dish” for the 40 day Mindful Challenge!!  What WILL you make?  I challenge you to POST a pic of the dish along with the recipe!  It will be FUN!!!  My how time flys…are you being Mindful and playing along?  Don’t forget to TAG me, so I can see what you made!!  CHEERS!!

Meatless Monday never tasted so good! Hearty and chunky lentil chili much healthier than your traditional chili but tastes exactly like your favorite bowl of ground beef chili! |littlebroken.com @littlebroken #meatlessmonday #vegetarian #chili

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 (16 oz.) bag of brown lentils
  • 2 (14.5 oz.) cans no-salt diced tomatoes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 (32 oz.) cartons vegetable stock or chicken stock
  • 1/3 cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • sea salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • Optional toppings: sour cream, cheddar cheese, croutons, tortilla chips, avocado
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INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a large heavy duty dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and red bell pepper; saute the vegetables for 8 minutes or until soft and lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in garlic and chili powder; cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add lentils, tomatoes, bay leaf and stock. Season with salt and ground black pepper, to taste. Bring to a boil, lower the heat to medium-low and simmer, partially covered for 30 minutes or until lentils are tender. Remove from the heat and discard the bay leaf.
  4. Transfer 3 cups of cooked chili into a food processor and process until pureed; add the pureed chili back into the remaining chili and stir to combine. Taste for salt and pepper.
  5. Stir in cilantro and serve.
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