I think that the best food can be found inside of a taco. There are so many varieties of tacos, and they can be tossed together quickly with whatever ingredients you have on hand. Since going gluten free, corn tortillas have been essential to my feeling that I can still love food without being deprived. Staying with my main theme of trying to fit as much nutrition into a square inch as possible, I have combined cauliflower, sweet potatoes and brussel sprouts for a delicious and filling taco base. We have spiced it with with garlic, smoked paprika, chipotle and the best fats–avocado and cashews. I had no idea how they were going to turn out, but seriously, these tacos bring the flavor. More….
Starting the day out with homemade Matcha Chai Latte made with non dairy milk and a variety of spices will greatly increase the chances that it will be a great day. Making your own chai means that you can treat yourself whenever you need to, and it won’t be loaded with preservatives and sugar. Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.
Serve with Pumpkin Cranberry Bread.
NOTE: Make sure that you blend your ingredients in the blender BEFORE your latte. DO NOT put hot ingredients in a Nutribullet.
If you are taking big carbs like pasta out of your diet for some reason, (and there are many), it is great to have a pasta free lasagna that is as scrumptious and satisfying as an all you can eat pasta buffet….. ..without the calories, fat, carbs or gluten. With yellow squash, zucchini, kale, basil, onions, garlic, and red pepper for a kick, this Zucchini Lasagna is all you need.
If you are craving a burger, and want to try something that is new and completely fulfilling, you must give quinoa burgers a shot. The quinoa, beans, chia and flax seed pack an abundance of protein and fiber, as well as other nutrients. The chipotle seasoning and sauce give the burger a tangy hot and spicy flavor that will make you forget that it is so healthy. To keep it gluten free, we added grilled portobello mushrooms for the bun, and built our burger with avocado and carmelized onions. Yum, is all I can say, but judge for yourself. Read more…