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Trader Joes Knockoff: Balela Salad 

2 cans garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 3 firm Roma tomatoes, seeds removed and diced ½ red onion, diced 1 English cucumber, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped 1 teaspoon sumac or smoked paprika (optional) mineral salt & fresh cracked pepper, to taste 3 – 4 tablespoons olive oil juice of 1 large lemon 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar (optional)   In a large bowl, whisk lemon juice, ACV, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Then, add the rest of the ingredients and mix to incorporate.  

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Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Start your Thanksgiving meal with this fiber and allium filled Pumpkin Soup! Ingredients 1 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1/2 large or 1 small Yellow Onion, diced 1 Cloves Garlic, diced 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon, 1/2 Teaspoon Nutmeg and 1/2 Teaspoon Ground or fresh Ginger (or) 1 heaping tablespoon of pumpkin pie seasoning. 1 15 Ounce Cans Pumpkin Puree 2 cups Vegetable or chicken bone Broth 1/4 cup of Cashews or coconut milk Directions1. Sauté onion and garlic in olive oil until translucent and aromatic over medium-high heat 4-5 min.2. Add spices, stirring for 1-2 min until aromatic. 3. Add pumpkin and broth.4. Bring your pot to a simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.5. Pour into your stainless steel and blend with 1/4...

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Herby Cauliflower Mash

This recipe is by far the most delicious cauliflower mash recipe and it’s so easy! The Kerrygold herb butter streamlines the process without sacrificing quality and it’s great for any lifestyle. You can make this recipe ketogenic if you only use the cauliflower, low carb with the inclusion of parsnip, or offer a well-rounded macronutrient profile and thick consistency with a small serving of potato. The most common mistake people make with cauliflower mash is adding liquid. Steamed or boiled cauliflower retains enough liquid for blending, all you need to add is an emulsifying fat to develop creaminess. If you like a thicker consistency a little parsnip or a potato will add the body you're looking for. Ingredients 1 head...

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Vegetable and Cauliflower Rice Soup

Make a batch–or maybe a double batch–of a warming, hearty, fiber-rich vegetable soup like this one over the weekend is a great way to set yourself up for success during the week. PREP TIME 20 minutes TOTAL TIME 40 minutes   SERVINGS 4 Servings   Ingredients 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil* 1/2 yellow onion, cut into 1/4 inch dice 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups 1/2-inch-diced celery 2 cups small broccoli florets 2 cups 1/2-inch-diced zucchini 2 cups 1/2-inch-diced carrots 1 yellow and 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch dice 1 (12-ounce) bag frozen or uncooked cauliflower rice 2 (1-quart) boxes of organic vegetable broth 1 (13-ounce) box crushed tomatoes 2 cups finely chopped kale Pink Himalayan salt...

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Cauliflower Fried Rice Bowl

For when you need a freezer friendly recipe, this one is legit! PREP TIME 10 minutes TOTAL TIME 25 minutes   SERVINGS 2-3 Servings   Ingredients 1 bag frozen cauliflower rice ⁣ 1/2 cup frozen peas ⁣ 1/2 cup frozen (or fresh) shredded carrots 2 chicken breasts, cubed ⁣ 2 eggs ⁣ 2 tbsp tamari ⁣ 2 tbsp coconut aminos ⁣ 1 tbsp avocado oil⁣ Green onions to top! ⁣   Directions Salt chicken and cook it in avocado oil, add 1 tbsp coconut aminos. Remove chicken and set aside, add all the veggies to the pan and cook until hot, add tamari and coconut aminos. Place cooked chicken back in the pan and crack two eggs into the cauliflower...

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