Butternut Squash Mash
4 cups butternut squash
1/2 cup coconut milk (use your milk preference)
1 Tbsp cinnamon
Cooking a butternut squash: Cut squash in half, scoop seeds out, and place face down in baking dish with ¼ cup water. Bake butternut squash at 350 for 35-45 minutes, until soft. When finished let squash cool. Scoop squash from the outer shell.
Mix 4 cups butternut squash, 1/2 cup coconut milk, and 1 Tablespoon cinnamon together. You can eat this while hot or refrigerate for later.
Quick Note: Butternut squash has half the carbohydrate content of sweet potatoes!
1 cucumber partially peeled
1 tsp sea salt
1 tsp sugar
1/4 cup raw apple cider vinegar
1 Tbsp white vinegar
water to cover
Directions: Mix all ingredients in a bowl. For best taste chill for at least 30 minutes. Enjoy!
Watermelon Fruit Pizza
1 watermelon round
1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
1 cup sliced strawberries
1/2 cup blueberries
1/4 cup blackberries
Cut center piece of watermelon. Top with 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt. Slice strawberries as pictured and place in a circle around the edge. Finish with blueberries and blackberries. Slice in 8 pieces. Enjoy!
Prep Time: <5 min, Cook Time: 10 min
Serving Size: 1 cup, Serves 4
- 1 bunch kale
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
Rinse kale then pat dry with a paper towel. Tear kale into chip sized pieces. Toss approximately 4 cups kale in a bowl with 1 Tbsp olive oil and 1 tsp sea salt. Spread kale on baking sheet. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes or until chips are crisp. Be careful not to burn kale chips.
Salmon with Strawberry and Cucumber Salsa
Serves: 4, Prep Time: 15 minutes, Cook Time: 10 minutes
- 4 Salmon Filets
- 2 Tbsp Garlic infused Olive Oil
- 2 Tbsp Lime juice
- ¼ tsp salt
- ½ tsp black pepper
- 1 pint fresh strawberries, diced (2 cups)
- 1 English cucumber, peeled and diced (2 cups)
- 2/3 cups chopped red onion
- 2 Tbsp chopped cilantro
- 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
Coat salmon with lime juice, salt and pepper. Add 2 Tbsp garlic infused oil in saute pan. Cook salmon for approx. 5 minutes on each side. When fish is done it should flake easily with a fork.
Combine all salsa ingredients in a bowl and toss to combine. Store in an airtight container and chill until ready to use. (Makes approx. 3 cups.)
Top Salmon with Salsa and Enjoy!