Grilled Avocado πŸ₯‘

I am an avocado aficionado 😍πŸ₯‘ and on my recent trip to Mexico, I was introduced to a brand new way to eat avocado- grilled πŸ™ƒ When I bit into it I was surprised that it did not taste like raw avocado at all- when grilled, the texture becomes custard like, almost like a cookedContinue reading “Grilled Avocado πŸ₯‘”

Pepper Mushroom β€œRisotto” πŸ«‘πŸ„

Hey friends 🌈 this is another veggie loaded swap for one of our old favorite sides of mushroom risotto! This is using a riced cauliflower but you could also use miracle noodle rice instead 🍚 We have made lots of Cauliflower rice swaps before like this cumin flavored or tomato rice πŸ… To make thisContinue reading “Pepper Mushroom β€œRisotto” πŸ«‘πŸ„”

Rainbow Veggie Fritters 🌈

Crispy veggie fritters are a real comfort food and always transport me back to my Oma’s kitchen who often made potato RΓΆsti with apple sauce for us children πŸ™ŒπŸ» While potatoes and apples are off the table, this yummy swap is not! We threw together a variety of summer veggies, spices, and combined it withContinue reading “Rainbow Veggie Fritters 🌈”

Umami Mushrooms πŸ„

Another yummy veggie side to go along with your favorite main course πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ™ƒ We love this with roasted salmon, duck breast or pork tenderloin for a little asian umami kick πŸ₯° We love to use a special umami mushroom blend consisting of royal trumpet, shiitake, oyster and pearl mushrooms, but I’m sure regular button mushroomsContinue reading “Umami Mushrooms πŸ„”

Green Beans and Bacon πŸ₯“

Looking for a nice way to spice up steamed green beans ? Look no further, bacon and fresh parsley give them a nice upgrade πŸ₯° I always love the smell of bacon and it’s really important to find an uncured sugar free one from pasture raised pigs that are need a species appropriate diet, IContinue reading “Green Beans and Bacon πŸ₯“”

Fried Zucchini 🀀

Zucchini and tomato are still in season which means we have to get creative as our fridges fill ip 🌈😍 Since everything fried is yummy, we decided to bread the zucchini discs in a almond/coconut flour batter, and used coconut oil to get them crispy in the pan πŸ‘πŸ» Remember- fried foods are only toxicContinue reading “Fried Zucchini 🀀”

Rainbow Cumin Cauliflower Rice 🌈

I hope you’re having a great week πŸ₯° today I am sharing one of our favorite summer sides that makes a great base for a chicken burrito bowl or is a tasty side with grilled trout or steak 🀀 If you’re in need of a quick lunch, throw in some ground meat and make itContinue reading “Rainbow Cumin Cauliflower Rice 🌈”

Colorful Veggie Meatball Bowl 🌈

Summer veggies like fresh okra, zucchini and bell pepper shine through and come together nicely with fresh herbs and tomatoes πŸ…πŸ«‘ We decided to poach some meatballs in the sauce, but of course you can use any protein of your choice or even crack in some eggs for a summer style shazuka 🍳 We optedContinue reading “Colorful Veggie Meatball Bowl 🌈”

Warm Greek Salad πŸ₯—

Happy Wednesday ! We are celebrating the beautiful weather with grilled lamb kabobs and this warm greek salad πŸ₯—πŸŒˆ It’s chock full of colorful veggies and healthy fats making it an optimal summer side πŸ˜‡ To make you need: 2 bell peppers πŸ«‘ (we love two different colors) 2 Zucchini πŸ₯’ 1 eggplant πŸ† RedContinue reading “Warm Greek Salad πŸ₯—”

Zucchini Fritters 🍳

Summer is just around the is corner so that means that zucchini are in season 😍 As our fridge fills up with them, we have to get creative! I love them simply grilled, in my breakfast veggies, or air fried hasselback style, but they also make a wonderful zucchini fritter! My mom and I loveContinue reading “Zucchini Fritters 🍳”