Pepper Jelly Brie Bites

INGREDIENTS: 2 (1.9-oz.) packages frozen mini phyllo pastry shells, thawed 3 ounces Brie cheese, rind removed Red pepper jelly 3 tablespoons chopped roasted salted almonds DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 350°. Place mini phyllo pastry shells, on a baking sheet. Cut Brie cheese, into 30 very small pieces. Spoon rounded 1/4 teaspoon red pepper jelly into…

Tangy Dressing

Tangy Dressing Ingredients – combine in ball jar and refrigerate: 5 Tbsps apple cider vinegar 3 Tbsps raw honey 3 Tbsps extra virgin olive oil 2 Tbsps dijon mustard 1 tsp red pepper flakes sea salt & pepper to taste (about a 1/2 tsp each)

Bacon Wrapped Dates with Blue Cheese

INGREDIENTS: 1 bag dates 1 pack bacon 1 blue cheese wedge Toothpicks DIRECTIONS:   Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Slice dates in half, and open them up. Pinch off pieces of blue cheese, and place them into the center of the dates. Close the halves of the dates, and wrap…

Dill Pickles

Making pickles is super easy!  Combine the below ingredients in a jar and refrigerate for 1 month before eating: 2 whole cloves garlic 2 slices jalapeno (about 1 cm thick) 2 sprigs dill salt vinegar cucumbers sliced

Smoky Chicken

INGREDIENTS: 4 skinless boneless chicken breasts, about 1.5 lbs.⁣ 2 Tbsp olive oil, or avocado oil, divided⁣ 1.5 Tbsps smoked paprika⁣ 1 tsp garlic powder⁣ 1 tsp ground cumin ⁣ sea salt and fresh ground black pepper⁣ 2 red bell peppers, chopped⁣ 1 large red onion, chopped⁣ 3-4 garlic cloves, pressed⁣ Instructions:⁣ ⁣ Place your…

Spicy Tofu

INGREDIENTS: 1 package of tofu (18 ounces: 510 grams) 3 tablespoons cooking oil 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon sesame seeds 1 clove garlic, minced ½ cup minced onion 2 green onions, chopped For the sauce, mix in a small bowl: 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon hot pepper flakes ½ cup water DIRECTIONS: Rinse…

Tomato & Lemon Orzo

For those on WW this is 3 points! 1 cup cooked orzo 1 cup quartered grape tomatoes 2 tsp olive oil 1 tsp thyme 1 tsp fresh lemon zest 1 tsp lemon juice 1/4 tsp salt 1/8 tsp pepper DIRECTIONS: Drizzle mixture of tomatoes and lemon juice over cooked orzo.  Serving size 1/2 cup.

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Ingredients:   1 bag frozen cauliflower rice 2 scrambled egg(s) 1 Tbsp olive oil  1 pinch table salt  1 bag frozen mixed vegetables 2 medium clove(s)garlic clove(s)  1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce  1 onion chopped Directions: In a small pan cook the scrambled eggs.  Once complete set aside. In a wok/ large pan cook down the onions and…

Lemon Garlic Chicken

6-8 boneless chicken thighs (I used 4 chicken breasts) sea salt and pepper to taste 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes optional or to taste 2 Tablespoons olive oil 3 Tablespoons butter 1/2 small onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves sliced or minced Juice of 1 lemon 2 teaspoons…

Cauliflower Poppers

INGREDIENTS: 1 head cauliflower 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp table salt 1/2 tsp pepper DIRECTIONS: Heat oven to 400 degrees.  Spray pan with cooking spray. Cut cauliflower into bite size pieces and put in large mixing bowl.  Add all the ingredients and toss to coat. Place cauliflower on baking sheet…