Category Archives: Side dishes

Purple potatoes with mushrooms, avocado salad and smoked salmon

This is a 10 minute microwave meal I threw together when I was hungry and didn’t want to wait 30-40 minutes Ingredients: 5 small purple potatoes cut in half 1 tbsp of coconut oil 1/4 cup chopped cilantro 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Coconut fried brown rice

This is what happens when its time to go grocery shopping and all I have in the fridge are turkey hot dogs and leftover brown rice Ingredients: 1.5 cups of cooked brown rice 1 egg 1/3 cup chopped green onions … Continue reading

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Walnut and veggie quinoa

Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa 1.5 cups water Olive oil 1/2 cup walnuts chopped 1 clove garlic (minced) Scallions chopped (1/3 cup) 1 carrot (chopped or grated) Pinch of salt and pepper Instructions: 1. Heat olive oil in skillet 2. Add … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower

This is a great and healthy side dish. Very flavorful and filling. Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower 1 tbsp curry 4 tbsp coconut oil melted 2 tsps garlic powder 3/4 cup sliced almonds Instructions: 1. Chop cauliflower into small/medium florets … Continue reading

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Meat stuffed potato skins

This recipe came about from a random question from the person who is my frequent guinea pig for new recipes: What else can you stuff other than peppers and mushrooms? So this my healthier version of comfort food. This can … Continue reading

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Roasted Potatoes

Ingredients: 10 small red/purple potatoes (these are low glycemic index) 1/2 cup of chopped fresh dill 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp minced garlic 1/2 tsp salt and pepper Instructions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 2. Combine all ingredients in … Continue reading

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