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LIGHT OREGANO DINNER ROLLS

9 Mar

  
Light, fluffy, easy and healthy dinner rolls. These easily pair with anything, and of course you don’t have to eat them only at dinner time😜 These were made with light spelt flour, and are low in sodium and sugar, plus you can’t go wrong with using fresh herbs🌿 Have a wonderful day!

Recipe: yields 12 rolls

1 Β½ cups light spelt flour

1 tsp active dry yeast

2 tbsp warm water

1 organic cage free egg (whisked)

Β½ cup unsweetened almond milk

1 Β½ tbsp melted butter

1 tbsp organic cane sugar

Β½ tsp sea salt

ΒΌ cup fresh oregano (chopped)
First, using warm tap water, mix water and yeast in a bowl and let it sit for 15 minutes.

In a large bowl, add in flour, salt, and egg, then mix. Add in yeast and water mixture and mix until doughy, then slowly add in milk and knead until you get a moldable batter. If your dough is too sticky, add a little more flour on the base and knead it. Your dough should be soft.

Grease a large bowl with coconut oil and place dough in it. Cover the bowl with a towel and let it rest for 1 Β½ hours until the dough is double the size.

When ready, knead your dough again for 2-3 minutes and add oregano while kneading. Grease a baking tray (I used a Pyrex baking tray) and make round balls (about 1/3 cup). Place rolls in the baking tray making sure they are about 1.5 to 2 inches apart. Cover the dish with a towel and let the rolls rest for another 1 Β½ hours to rise. Preheat oven to 355Β°F.

Before putting the rolls in the preheated oven, brush the top with melted butter or coconut oil t make it nice and moist, then bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

Serve when cooled.

PERFECTLY GRILLED CORN

22 Jun

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If you’re planning on having a bbq or going to one, add some yummy roasted corn the menu!🌽🌽 These perfect summer side treat is yummy super easy to make. First, turn on your grill, then soak your naked corn in water for 10 minutes. Transfer corn to the grill and brush about 1 tbsp of melted butter on each one. Grill until all sides are evenly roasted, and stick a fork or knife in the middle of the corn to check if its ready. It should be slightly soft. When ready, top with scallions or toppings of choice. Have a great week!

PALEO SPICY SWEET POTATO NACHOS

6 Feb


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Happy Friday everyone! If you’re watching a game or planning on having a pub style Friday night indoors, then try these sweet potato nachos instead of regular nachos.

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Now don’t get me wrong, I LOVE regular nachos, I mean it’s the best comfort food to share with your friends while hydrating with cocktails at a fancy bar. However, these nachos definitely make a yummy and healthier alternative, so you can indulge in your favourite Friday night comfort foods while staying on track. Plus the guacamole was amazing! You can find this recipe on my Sweet Potato Nachos post.

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Here’s the recipe for the guacamole below:

4 ripe organic avocados (green, not brown)
1 small lemon (squeezed)
ΒΌ cup chopped red onions
ΒΌ cup chopped red bell peppers
ΒΌ tsp sea salt
1 tbsp sriracha sauce
A dash of garlic powder
A dash of all spice seasoning of choice

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mash until you get a nice guacamole paste!

PALEO CREAMY AVOCADO AND SPICY VEGAN DRESSING

8 May

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Looking for a nutrition packed salad dressing full of flavour and no added sugars and unhealthy fats? Try this little tasty jar of wonder I whipped up πŸ™‚ You can also use it as a substitution for mayonnaise or ranch dressing if you choose, and frankly I think you should πŸ˜‰ This also preserves for about a week since it doesn’t contain any dairy products. Cheers!

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Recipe:

1 organic avocado (peeled)
1 cup organic unsweetened almond milk (a little more if you want it less thick)
1/4 cup cilantro (or parsley)
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
1/2 a lemon
1 green onion
1 garlic clove
1 tbsp red onions
1/4 tsp sea salt and black pepper
1/2 tsp ground cumin

Throw all ingredients in a blender and purΓ©e until smooth, then pour into a mason jar and store in the refridgerator. Jazz up your salads!

DRAGON FRUIT RASPBERRY PARFAIT SHOTS

1 Apr

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Good Morning guys! It’s a lovely day today and I decided to start off my morning with this double shot of love πŸ™‚ These shots contain mashed raspberries, non fat greek yogurt, stevia, cinnamon, and pureed dragonfruit. It pretty much works as a fruity breakfast shot. That’s all folks! I clearly watch Looney Tunes a little too much πŸ˜‰

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Just in case you were curious about the benefits of Dragon Fruits, here is something I found for your reading. Enjoy!;