Sweet Potato Quinoa

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Sweet Potato Medley Quinoa pic

INGREDIENTS: (serves 2)
1 cup of quinoa
1 small purple sweet potato
1 small orange sweet potato
1 pomegranate
1 avocado (cut into cubes)
2 handfuls of fresh arugula
1 tbsp. of coconut oil/coconut butter

DRESSING:
Juice 1 small lemon
Zest ½ of lemon
2 tbsp. of avocado or olive oil
1 tbsp. of apple cider vinegar
Salt & pepper to taste

 

 

DIRECTIONS:
1. In a small sauce pan, cook quinoa as usual. In another saucepan, boil sweet potatoes whole, until tender
2. While the quinoa and sweet potato are cooking, remove all seeds from pomegranate and set aside
3. Remove quinoa from heat and leave lid on to cool. Remove sweet potato and chop
4. In a large nonstick pan, heat coconut butter until melted. Add chopped sweet potato (both varieties) and cook until slightly brown & crunchy.
5. In a large bowl, add cooked quinoa and ½ of dressing and mix well. Add sweet potato, rocket, mix well, top with avocado and pomegranate and top with remaining dressing

Wild Salmon

wild salmonInstructions:
Brush salmon with coconut oil, salt, and pepper. Put in 400 degree oven
for 15 minutes.
Stir Fry Asparagus

Ingredients:
Asparagus
Coconut Oil
Instructions:
Cut up asparagus into 1” pieces. Stir fry asparagus in pan with coconut
oil for 5 minutes.

Balsamic Chicken Salad

Balsamic-Chicken-Salad-webIngredients:
Baked, chopped chicken breast
Romaine lettuce Shredded carrots Red pepper
Avocado (chopped) Sunflower seeds

Balsamic Dressing
Ingredients:
2/3 cup of olive oil 1 Tbsp. of Dijon mustard 1⁄4 cup of balsamic vinegar 1 clove of minced garlic (buy minced) 1⁄4 cup water (Mix together)

Chopped Salad
Ingredients:
Lettuce
Cucumber
Red peppers
Olives Red Onion
Chicken (Mix together)

Chicken Soup

chicken soupIngredients:
3 organic chicken breasts
1-cup water 1 clove of minced garlic 1⁄2 medium onion (chopped)
3⁄4 tsp. salt
1⁄2 cup celery (chopped) 1 medium carrot (chopped)
1⁄4 tsp. pepper 1 whole bay leaf

Instructions:
Combine all ingredients except celery, carrot and bay leaf. Cook over low heat for 25 minutes. Add remaining ingredients then cook for 15 more minutes (or until chicken is tender).

Chicken Chili

chicken chiliIngredients:
2 lbs. ground chicken 2 medium onions (chopped)
2 red peppers (chopped) 6 cloves of minced garlic 1 tsp. cumin Salt Oregano 2 cups chicken broth

Instructions:
Combine all ingredients except for chicken broth and cook until chicken is done. Add chicken broth and cook until heated thoroughly.