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  • Lemon Chia Granola Bars | cureativenutrition

    Back Lemon Chia Granola Bars INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup honey (or brown rice syrup) 1/2 cup almond butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/3 cup dried blueberries (or raisins) 1/3 cup almond, chopped 2 cups rolled oats 2 tablespoons chia seeds Zest from 1 large lemon DIRECTIONS:​ 1. Combine honey and almond butter in a small sauce pan over low-medium heat and warm, stirring frequently, until evenly combined. Transfer to mixing bowl. 2. Add the remaining ingredients and fold until evenly combined. 3. Transfer to a ceramic or glass baking dish. You can line any dish with parchment paper. Using your hands, press and smooth out the mixture to form into the dish. 4. Cover and refrigerate for a few hours. Take out and cut bars into desired sizes.

  • Almond Butter Quinoa Blondies | cureativenutrition

    Back Almond Butter Quinoa Blondies Recipe featured in the Intuitive Cooking and Eating Summit INGREDIENTS: 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup smooth crunchy natural almond butter 2 large eggs 3/4 cup coconut sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon almond extract 3/4 cup quinoa flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. ​ 2. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with parchment paper or tinfoil, allowing it to overhang on the edges. Spray with non-stick cooking spray. ​ 3. Beat butter and almond butter in a mixing bowl with an electric mixer until creamy. Beat in eggs, sugar, vanilla and almond extract. ​ 4. In a separate bowl, whisk quinoa flour, baking powder and salt together. ​ 5. Mix the flour mixture into the wet mixture and stir until just combined, do not over mix. ​ 6. Stir in chocolate chips. ​ 7. Bake until toothpick inserted into the center comes out with just a few moist crumbs on it, 25 to 35 minutes. Do not over bake. ​ 8. Let cool in the pan for 45 minutes. Using the parchment paper, lift the whole panful out and transfer to a cutting board. Cut into 24 squares. ​ 9. Let cool completely before storing. *Top with cashew cream (recipe under "Sauces, Dips & Dressings" tab)

  • Lemon Blueberry Baked Ricotta | cureativenutrition

    Back Lemon Blueberry Baked Ricotta INGREDIENTS: 30 ounces ricotta 3 large eggs, beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla 5 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 3 tablespoons honey 1 cup blueberries 1 tablespoon sugar for blueberries DIRECTIONS: 1. Pick through blueberries and toss with 1 tablespoon sugar, allow them to sit while you work on the rest of the dish. Preheat the oven to 400F. ​ 2. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and stir well, fluffing the mixture as you stir. ​ 3. Pour the mixture into a square casserole dish, or into individual ramekins. ​ 4. Bake the ricotta mixture in the center of the oven for approx. 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and add blueberries to the top. ​ 5. Return to the dish to the oven and bake for another 20-30 minutes, or until the edges and top begin to brown and the ricotta is puffed up. ​ **This breakfast dish can be enjoyed at any temperature - we prefer warm!

  • The perfect "hard boiled egg" | cureativenutrition

    Back The perfect "hard boiled egg" ​ DIRECTIONS 1. Fill a sauce pan/pot with 1.5 inches of water and bring to a boil. Place eggs in steamer basket and set steamer basket in pot of boiling water (it should be suspended slightly above the boiling water. Let the eggs steam for 8 minutes. While eggs are steaming prepare a bowl of ice water. After 8 minutes, remove the steamer basket and submerge all eggs in ice water bath immediately. Once eggs are cooled completely, gently tap on the counter and begin to peel away the shell. Slice and enjoy with some ranch dressing for an extra calorie boost!

  • Whipped Pumpkin Spice Ricotta ​ | cureativenutrition

    Back Pumpkin Spiced Whipped Ricotta INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup whole milk ricotta 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (or more to taste) 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon maple syrup (can choose sugar-free) ​ DIRECTIONS 1. Combine all ingredients in a small mixing bowl and whisk until well combined. Enjoy warm or chilled.

  • Pumpkin Spiced Whipped Ricotta | cureativenutrition

    Back Pumpkin Spiced Whipped Ricotta INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup whole milk ricotta 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (or more to taste) 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon maple syrup (can choose sugar-free) ​ DIRECTIONS 1. Combine all ingredients in a small mixing bowl and whisk until well combined. Enjoy warm or chilled.

  • Roasted Beets, Sweet Potatoes & Orange S | cureativenutrition

    Back Roasted Beets, Sweet Potatoes & Orange Segments with Goat Cheese ​ INGREDIENTS: 3 small beets, peeled and chopped into bite-sized pieces 1 large sweet potato, washed, skin left on, chopped into bite-sized pieces 2 large oranges, zested (about 2 teaspoons at least), and cut into thin slices to remove triangular segments (see picture) 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 1/2 cup goat cheese, or more if preferred DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Prepare a roasting pan lined with tinfoil. 2. Combine the beets and sweet potatoes in a bowl with honey, coconut oil, orange zest and pepper. Stir well to evenly incorporate. Transfer mixture into the roasting pan. Bake until beets and potatoes begin to brown in the edges and become tender (about 30-45 minutes). Stir around to cook evenly. Lay orange segments on top. Bake until orange segments begin to caramelize. 3. Remove from oven and gently toss with goat cheese. Serve warm or chilled as a great side dish or snack!

  • Salmon Mac & Cheese | cureativenutrition

    Back Salmon Mac & Cheese Serves 2 INGREDIENTS: ​ For the baked Salmon: 1 5 to 8 ounce salmon fillet 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard ​ For the mac & cheese: 1 very small sweet potato - baked and mashed (about 3/4 cup worth) 1 cup brown rice pasta (or any desired pasta) - prepared as package suggests 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon yellow mustard 1 cup shredded swiss cheese + 3 tablespoons 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste 1/3 teaspoon smoked paprika, or to taste 2 handfuls arugula DIRECTIONS: 1. Prepare salmon. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Rinse salmon fillet and pat dry. Place salmon on baking sheet (lined with tinfoil for easy clean up) skin side down. Rub 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard on salmon and evenly coat. Bake for approx. 20 minutes, or until desired consistency is reached. remove from oven and peel salmon away from skin. Cut salmon into 1/2 inch chunks. ​ 2. While salmon is cooking, prepare noodles as directed on package. After they are finished, drain and return to the pot they were cooked in. Add butter, mashed sweet potato, 1 cup shredded cheese, spices, Dijon mustard, yellow mustard and arugula. Stir to combine. Add salmon chunks and stir to evenly incorporate. ​ 3. Transfer mixture to a baking dish. Top with remaining 3 tablespoons of Swiss cheese and transfer to top rack of oven. Bake at 350 until cheese on top begins to brown. Remove and serve! *Can be stored in the refrigerated and reheated in the microwave.

  • Herb Cauliflower "Bread" Grilled Cheese | cureativenutrition

    Back Herb Cauliflower "Bread" Grilled Cheese Serves 2 INGREDIENTS: 1 head cauliflower, trimmed into florets and steamed until very tender 1 large egg, beaten 1/2 cup grated swiss cheese 1 tablespoon fresh minced rosemary 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning blend 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 2 thin slices of cheddar cheese, or any preferred cheese 1 cup arugula Condiment of your choice, we used chipotle mayo~ DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Steam the cauliflower. After the cauliflower is very tender (about 30 + minutes), transfer to a bowl and mash with a potato masher until the texture resembles small grains of rice throughout (see picture). Lay a double layer of paper towels on the counter and pour cauliflower mash onto it. Using another double layer paper towel, press the cauliflower to remove as much moisture as possible, you may go through a couple paper towels for this step. 2. Once the water is removed as best as possible, transfer to a bowl and add the remaining ingredients (herbs, seasoning, cheese, egg). Stir to combine, an airy moist dough ball should begin to form in the bowl as you incorporate the mixture. 3. Separate the "dough ball" into four segments. On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a Silpat, flatten out each portion and shape to your desired "bread shape." Bake at 450 for 15-20 minutes, or until the tops and edges begin to brown and crisp up. Remove from oven and allow them to sit on the pan for a few minutes. 4. Assemble sandwich with the condiments, cheese and arugula (and anything else you can imagine, sliced apple and caramelized onion would be amazing...). Place in a pinini press and enjoy warm!

  • Classic Chicken Pot Pie | cureativenutrition

    Back Classic Chicken Pot Pie INGREDIENTS FOR THE CRUST 1 and 1/4 cup white whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon sugar Pinch of Himalayan salt 1 stick unsalted butter, cold and cut into individuals tablespoons 3 tablespoons ice cold water FOR THE FILLING 5 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 medium yellow onion, diced 4 medium carrots, diced 4 medium celery stalks, sliced 2 large garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons garlic powder, or to taste 1 teaspoon dried thyme, or to taste 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, finely minced 15 oz. cooked chicken, cubed 1 cup frozen peas 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour 4 cups vegetable broth Salt and pepper to taste FOR THE CHICKEN 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, finely minced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper DIRECTIONS 1. Prepare dough. Place all ingredients except the water in a food processor and pulse until all butter is broken up and dispersed throughout the flour resembling course meal. Add the 3 tablespoons ice cold water and pulse until dough begins to form. Remove dough from processor and form into a bowl. Wrap with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. ​ 2. Prepare chicken. Wash chicken and pat dry. Mix olive oil, rosemary, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a mixing bowl. Prepare a roasting pan lined with tin foil and set aside. Dredge each piece of chicken in the oil/herb mixture and thoroughly coat. Line the seasoned chicken on the roasting pan and roast at 375 degrees until temperature gauge reads 175 degrees for each strip of chicken. Once cooked, remove from oven, cube and set aside. ​ 3. In a Dutch oven, melt the 5 tablespoons of butter over medium-high heat. Add the onions, carrots and celery, garlic powder, salt and pepper, cook for 5-7 minutes. Add the 1/2 cup flour and stir to coat all vegetables. Add broth one cup at a time and stir to incorporate after each pour. Bring mixture to a boil and then simmer until mixture thickens. Meanwhile, remove dough from refrigerator and roll out on floured surface to 1/4-inch thick. Stir in chicken, rosemary, and peas. Place dough over top of mixture and cut slits to allow steam to escape while baking. ​ 4. Bake at 375 for 40 minutes. Allow to cool for 15 minutes, garnish with rosemary and serve. **After the filling mixture is cooked, you can distribute it equally into individual oven proof dishes, cover with individual pieces of dough cut to fit each and bake. (Depicted in the picture).

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