Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

Main dish | April 26, 2015 | By

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers
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Ingredients
  1. 1 Onion
  2. 2 Tablespoons Butter or Coconut Oil
  3. Vegan Mozzarella Cheese (see instructions below if making)
  4. 2 cups sliced button Mushrooms
  5. 4 Red, Yellow or Green Bell Peppers (Mix and match if you want!)
  6. 1 pound of Roast Beef (or ground beef or leftover steak or roast)
  7. Vegan Mozzarella Cheese Ingredients: (Ignore if you buy pre made vegan moz cheese)
  8. 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  9. 1/2 cup coconut milk, thick (or 1/4 cup if thin.)
  10. 1 cup coconut butter, softened (put the jar in a bowl of warm water)
  11. 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  12. 1 teaspoon unprocessed salt
  13. 1/2 teaspoon Vitamin-C crystals, optional, for a sharper cheese flavor.
  14. 1 clove fresh crushed garlic, optional.
  15. 2/3 cup coconut oil, melted
  16. A few tablespoons of olive oil if needed for blending
Instructions
  1. Vegan Mozzarella Cheese Instructions: (Ignore if you buy pre made vegan moz cheese)
  2. In any style blender, add lemon juice, coconut milk, coconut butter, nutritional yeast, salt, Vitamin C crystals, and optional garlic. Blend well.
  3. Add melted coconut oil last and blend briefly until smooth.
  4. Pour into a freezer-safe container and freeze. If you use a flat sandwich size container, it will freeze in 1 hour. Remove from freezer and allow to warm for 2-5 minutes. Then slice into 1/8-inch slices and put on a plate in a cool place so it doesn't melt.
Stuffed Peppers Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Wash peppers and cut in half lengthwise.
  3. Remove the seeds and dry for planting or discard.
  4. Heat the butter or coconut oil in a large skillet.
  5. Slice the onion and add to skillet.
  6. Sauté about 5-8 minutes until starting to become translucent.
  7. Thinly slice the mushrooms and add to the pan. Sauté another 5-8 minutes.
  8. Slice the roast beef into strips and add to pan. Cook another 2-3 minutes or until hot (assuming the meat is pre-cooked... if not, cook meat first until done).
  9. Place the peppers in a large baking dish, open side up. Spoon the meat/onion/mushroom mixture evenly into the bell peppers. Top each pepper with the cheese and bake for at least 20 minutes or until well cooked. Enjoy!
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My Favorite Green Smoothie

Breakfast, Drinks | April 25, 2015 | By

My Favorite Green Smoothie
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Ingredients
  1. 1 medium banana, previously peeled, frozen and quartered
  2. 1/2 cup mixed frozen berries
  3. 1 tbsp flaxseed
  4. 1 tbsp almond butter
  5. 3/4 - 1 cup vanilla almond or coconut milk
  6. 2 cups fresh spinach
Instructions
  1. Blend all ingredients until smooth.
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Slow Cooked BBQ Bacon Apple Chicken

Main dish | April 25, 2015 | By

Slow Cooked BBQ Bacon Apple Chicken
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Ingredients
  1. 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (or thighs)
  2. 2 apples, peeled, cored and grated
  3. 1 cup homemade barbecue sauce (recipe below)
  4. 8 slices of bacon
  5. 1 teaspoon garlic powder
BBQ Sauce Ingredients
  1. 1 tbsp. unrefined coconut oil
  2. 1 cup minced fresh onion
  3. 1 tbsp. coconut aminos
  4. 3 cloves minced garlic
  5. 1 tsp. ground cumin
  6. 1 tsp. dry mustard
  7. 1/3 tsp. ground chipotle chili powder
  8. 1 tsp. dry basil
  9. 1 tsp. dry oregano
  10. 1 6oz. can tomato paste
  11. 1 1/4 cups beef broth
  12. 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  13. 1/4 tsp. stevia
  14. 1 tbsp. raw honey
BBQ Sauce Instructions
  1. 1. Heat oil in a 1 quart saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and stir until tender, about 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and whisk until smooth. Bring to a low boil, cover, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring periodically until mixture thickens, 20 to 30 minutes.
  2. 2. Pour into sealable container and refrigerate. Use within 2 weeks or freeze.
Chicken Instructions
  1. Wrap each piece of chicken in 2 pieces of bacon and place in the bottom of a slow cooker.
  2. Mix grated apple and barbecue sauce and pour over the chicken.
  3. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or until completely cooked. Can also cook on high for 2-3 hours.
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Emerald Kale and Mango Smoothie

Breakfast, Drinks | April 25, 2015 | By

Emerald Kale and Mango Smoothie
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Ingredients
  1. 1 mango, peeled, diced, stone removed (keep refrigerated prior to using)
  2. 2 cups fresh kale – 2 large leaves, stem removed, leaves torn and washed
  3. 1/2 lime, juice only
  4. 1 kiwifruit, peeled and diced
  5. 1 cup cold coconut milk
Instructions
  1. Blend all ingredients until smooth
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Vampire Chicken Bake

Main dish | April 24, 2015 | By

Vampire Chicken Bake
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Ingredients
  1. 4 Boneless skinless chicken thighs
  2. 1 c Peas
  3. 1 c Cauliflower
  4. 1 1/2 tbsp garlic (minced)
  5. 1 Chopped onion (small, about 3/4 c)
  6. 2 Beets (small, cubed (about 1 c)
  7. 1 tbsp Ghee Butter
  8. Sea salt and fresh cracked pepper (to taste)
  9. Drizzle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Drizzle olive oil in a casserole dish. Add beets, peas, cauliflower, garlic, and onion, and mix well.
  3. Place the tbsp of ghee butter on top, and then add chicken thighs.
  4. Add salt and cracked pepper to taste.
  5. Cover, and bake for 45 minutes.
  6. Remove lid, and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes, or until chicken is browned.
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Fruit Free Green Smoothie

Breakfast, Drinks | April 24, 2015 | By

Fruit Free Green Smoothie
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Ingredients
  1. ½ cucumber, chopped
  2. ¼ cup fresh parsley
  3. ½ lemon, peeled
  4. ½ avocado, pitted and peeled
  5. 2 cups organic, raw spinach
  6. 1 cup coconut water
  7. 6 ice cubes
  8. 1 tbsp protein powder (optional)
Instructions
  1. Blend all ingredients until smooth.
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Thai Beef Wraps

Main dish | April 23, 2015 | By

Thai Beef Wraps
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Ingredients
  1. 1 lb Ground beef
  2. 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  3. 2 tbsp Coconut aminos
  4. 1 tsp Fish sauce or Worcestershire
  5. 1 tsp Chili sauce
  6. 1 tsp fresh ginger (grated)
  7. 2 tsp Fresh parsley chopped
  8. 1 tbsp Coconut oil
  9. 1/2 Bell pepper (thinly sliced)
  10. 1/2 Onion (thinly sliced)
  11. 3 Green onions (chopped)
  12. Salt and pepper (to taste)
  13. 1 Head Bibb lettuce
Instructions
  1. Brown the ground beef with the garlic in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Stir in the coconut aminos, fish sauce, chili sauce, ginger, parsley, salt, and pepper.
  3. Cook until the beef is no longer pink, stirring regularly.
  4. While the beef is cooking, melt the coconut oil in another pan over medium heat.
  5. Sauté the onion and bell pepper for 4-5 minutes until soft. Set aside.
  6. To assemble, spoon the ground beef into lettuce leaves.
  7. Add the onion and bell pepper, and top with green onions.
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Banana Pear Smoothie

Main dish | April 23, 2015 | By

Banana Pear Smoothie
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Ingredients
  1. 2 bananas
  2. 2 ripe organic pears
  3. 2 cups spinach
  4. ½ cucumber
  5. ¼ cup egg whites
  6. 4-6 ice cubes
  7. 1 tbsp protein powder (optional)
Instructions
  1. Blend all ingredients until smooth
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Simple Taco Salad

Main dish | April 22, 2015 | By

Simple Taco Salad
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Ingredients
  1. 1 Head of Romaine lettuce (chopped)
  2. 2 tomatoes (thinly sliced)
  3. 1/4 Red onion (thinly sliced)
  4. 1/4 cup Black olives (sliced)
  5. 1 Avocado (pitted and diced)
  6. 1 tbsp Cilantro (chopped) - optional
For the meat
  1. 1 lb Ground beef
  2. 2 tsp Chili powder
  3. 1 tsp Cumin
  4. 1/2 tsp Paprika
  5. 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  6. 1/4 tsp Onion powder
  7. 1/4 tsp Oregano (dried)
  8. Salt and freshly ground pepper (to taste)
Instructions
  1. Place the lettuce, tomatoes, onion, and olives into a large bowl and toss to combine. Set aside.
  2. Brown the ground beef in a large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Stir in all of the spices.
  4. Cook until the beef is no longer pink, stirring regularly.
  5. To assemble, divide the lettuce mixture among the plates and top with ground beef.
  6. Sprinkle with avocado and cilantro to serve.
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Nut Butter Banana Smoothie

Breakfast, Drinks | April 22, 2015 | By

Nut Butter Banana Smoothie
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Ingredients
  1. 1 frozen banana, sliced
  2. 2 cup/ big handful of fresh spinach (or kale, swiss chard etc. or a mix!)
  3. 1 cup of vanilla almond or coconut milk
  4. 1 spoonful of almond butter
  5. 1 tbsp protein powder (optional)
Instructions
  1. Blend all ingredients together until smooth.
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