Healthy Sides

Crispy Kale Chips

by Jennie January 20, 2011

1 12 oz bunch of kale, center stems removed (about 6 cups) 2 tbs olive oil 1 tbs lemon juice 1/2 tsp sea salt 3 tbs nutritional yeast Place Kale in a bowl and rub oil, lemon and salt into leaves with your hands, coating evenly. Add the nutritional yeast and toss well. Spread kale […]

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Cheddar Kale Chips

by Jennie January 20, 2011

2 tbs nutritional yeast 2-4 tbs of water as needed 1 cup of chopped red bell pepper 1 cup cashews 2 tbs agave syrup 1 tbs olive oil 1/2 tsp sea salt 6 cups of bite sized pieces of Kale (with center stems removed), tightly packed (about 1 bunch) Place the red bell peppers in […]

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Homemade Hummus

by Jennie October 18, 2010

9 cloves garlic, peeled 4 cans garbanzo beans, drained 2/3 C lemon juice ¾ C tahini ½ C Extra Virgin Olive Oil ½ C water 1 T + 1 t cumin 1 T + 1 t coriander 1 t kosher salt ½ t pepper Place garlic in food processor. Pulse on and off until the […]

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Pesto

by Jennie July 14, 2010

Looking for something to do with all that basil?! Here’s a great recipe – great for a snack with crackers or with pasta for a meal! Ingredients: 2 cups fresh basil leaves, packed 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan-Reggiano or Romano cheese 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup pine nuts or walnuts 3 medium […]

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Crockpot Brown Rice

by Jennie May 15, 2010

2 bags of grain rice Spray the crockpot with cooking spray Empty the rice into the crockpot Cover the rice with water or chicken stock. Add about another inch of water to ensure it’s really covered. You can add 3 chicken bouillion cubes if you don’t want to use chicken stock. Add 4 tbsp (or possibly […]

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Edamame Hummus with a Kick

by Jennie May 12, 2010

1 c frozen shelled edamame 1 clove garlic 1/4 tsp cumin juice of half a lemon 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/4 tsp salt dash of pepper 1/4 c olive oil Prepare edamame per package directions. Drain and run under cold water. Once cooled, add to remaining ingredients. Blend all in a food processor until smooth. […]

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Sautéed Zucchini

by Jennie April 12, 2010

Serves: 4  4 cloves of garlic   3 medium zucchini, sliced  2 tablespoons olive oil  1. Peel and dice the garlic while heating the olive oil in a sauté pan over medium heat.2. Add garlic and zucchini. Stir occasionally.3. Cook until zucchini is lightly browned. NUTRITION INFO(per serving)Calories: 84.7Fat: 7.0 gCarbohydrates: 5.3 gProtein: 1.9 g *Courtesy of: […]

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