Super Spicy Jalapeño Bake

Fresh Jalapeño Red cabbage Rice Red Lentils Black beans Corn Taco seasonings Toppings: Franks Buffalo Wing sauce, Primal Kitchen Ranch, Chipotle Hemp Hearts I started by cooking the rice and the lentils, separately, in small saucepans. Each takes two cups water to one cups dry ingredient. Cook until water is absorbed. While the rice and…

Spicy Sweet Potato Bowl

1 head cabbage 2 medium sweet potatoes 1 can black beans 1 can sweet corn 1 can diced tomatoes 2 bell peppers, I used red and yellow 2 onions Spices: cumin, garlic powder, chili powder, paprika, chipotle pepper Chop each sweet potato in half and cook in boiling water until fork pierces all the way…

Unstuffed Cabbage

1 medium cabbage 1 cup rice 1 large onion Garlic 1 15 oz can tomatoes 1 jar pasta sauce Cook rice according to package directions. Bring large pot full of water to a boil, add bite sized pieces of cabbage. Cook until soft, just a few minutes, drain water. Cook garlic (amount used is up…

Spicy Acorn Squash Energy Bowl

I needed a good meal after the gym and came up with this awesome dish. I had a half serving of rice and half of an acorn squash in my bowl, trying not to go overboard on carbs. Also I used more of a deep plate, but I’m still calling it a bowl! Acorn Squash…

Homemade SpaghettiOs

While I was still working in an office and had no idea what a healthy diet was supposed to look like, I would buy lunch from the pharmacy in the building. That included foods like Ramen noodles, salt & vinegar potato chips, chocolate covered pretzels, or some kind of microwavable Chef Boyardee or Campbell’s product….

Broccoli Soup

1 large broccoli crown 1 cup shredded carrots 4 Garlic cloves Olive oil 7 oz Coconut milk 2 cups water 2 Vegetable bouillon cubes Banza Chickpea elbow pasta Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Chop broccoli into bite sized pieces, coat in olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and roast in oven for 15…

Buffalo Cauliflower Vegan Taco Bowl

One of those days where I have no idea what we’ll have for dinner, but then it turns out pretty awesome! The original idea was everything stuffed into taco shells but I always stuff them way too much and it all falls apart so instead I put it all in a bowl and mixed it…

Week 1 Day 1

Breakfast: Mashed sweet potato with almond butter, whole almonds, and cinnamon mixed in Lunch: Banana, macadamia nuts. Dinner: Pizza Spaghetti Pie. Spaghetti squash and pasta sauce, plus your favorite veggies. One of my favorite meals, ever! Whole30 says you can pretty much eat as much as you feel like you need at meals, but try…

Week 1 Day 2

Breakfast: 4 egg whites, diced russet potatoes Lunch: Nachos Dinner: Chicken breast, broccoli, potato slices I like to mix my eggs whites with some (compliant) almond milk and spinach, cook, then top with salsa, hemp hearts, and Franks hot sauce. Nachos. Are. Awesome. They are so easy to make and so satisfying! I sliced potatoes…

Week 1 Day 3

Breakfast: breakfast casserole Lunch: Pizza Spaghetti Pie Dinner: Butternut noodles + beef I used this recipe for the breakfast casserole, but used ground beef, and cubed the sweet potato instead of sliced. The yolk of the egg usually gives me stomach aches (and I did have one later this day) so I avoid them when I can, but…