Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups raw pumpkin seeds 2 teaspoons melted butter Sea salt to taste   Instructions: Toss the seeds in a bowl with melted butter and sea salt. Spread on a baking sheet in a single layer, and bake at 300 degrees F for about 45 minutes, stirring occasionally until golden brown. Enjoy! 

Harvest Quinoa Salad

Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked tri-color quinoa 1 cup cubed and roasted butternut squash 1 apple, diced 1 green onion, thinly sliced 2 cups baby kale or spinach, chopped 1/3 cup dried cranberries 2 tablespoons toasted, slivered almonds 2 tablespoons pepitas (raw or roasted and salted) Salt and pepper to taste Cider vinaigrette for the dressing   Instructions: In a medium sized saucepan, bring 2 cups of salted water to a ...

Baked Parmesan Zucchini Rounds

Ingredients: 2 medium-sized zucchini 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese Garlic salt Freshly ground black pepper   Instructions: Place oven rack in center position of oven. Preheat to 425 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper. Wash and dry zucchini, and cut into 1/4 inch thick slices. Arrange zucchini rounds on prepared pan, with little to no space between them. Lightly sprinkle zucchini with garlic salt ...

Chocolate Macaroons

Ingredients: 3 cups dried, unsweetened coconut flakes 1 cup raw, organic cocoa powder 1/2 cup almond flour 1 cup maple syrup 1/3 cup raw, organic coconut butter 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon Celtic sea salt   Instructions: In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients and blend until thoroughly mixed. Form the mixture into a cookie shape and place on screened trays in a dehydrator or on a parchment ...

Paleo Green Bean Casserole

Ingredients: 1 pound fresh green beans 8 ounces roughly chopped mushrooms 4 ounces bacon (about 5 large strips) 1 cup thinly sliced yellow onions 1/2 cup finely chopped shallots 3 cloves minced garlic 1/2 cup almond meal 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk 3 teaspoons sea salt 2 teaspoons cracked black pepper 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil   Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet ...

Chocolate Avocado Cookies

Ingredients: 2 ounces organic unsweetened chocolate melted in 1/2 tablespoon of coconut oil 1/2 organic avocado 2 tablespoons unsalted almond butter 1/4 cup honey 1 egg 1 egg white 2 tablespoons organic cocoa powder 1 1/2 tablespoons almond flour   Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Puree avocado in a food processor or high-speed blender until very smooth. Add remaining ingredients one at a time and pulse until the batter ...

Avocado Tuna Salad

Ingredients: 1 avocado 1 lemon, juiced, to taste 1 tablespoon chopped onion, to taste 5 ounces cooked or canned wild tuna Sea salt and pepper to taste   Instructions: Cut the avocado in half and scoop the middle of both avocado halves into a bowl, leaving a shell of avocado flesh about 1/4-inch thick on each half. Add lemon juice and onion to the avocado in the bowl and mash ...

Maple Pecan Crusted Salmon

Ingredients: 2 - 2 1/2 pounds salmon fillets 2 tablespoons butter 1/3 cup pure maple syrup 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard 1/2 cup pecans Salt for sprinkling Fresh lemon wedges for serving   Instructions: In a medium saucepan, melt the butter. Stir in the maple syrup, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, and ground mustard. Stir over medium heat until the mixture is ...

Flourless Pumpkin Cookies

Ingredients: 5 oz. cashew butter 1/3 cup pumpkin puree 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice   Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until well combined. Using heaping tablespoons, divide batter into 6 circles on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown.   Recipe inspired by: Healthy Helper