Lemon Zucchini Pasta with Garlic Roasted Artichokes

By Lindsay Oliver This recipe is so simple but so flavorful.  A great low-carb lunch or dinner option.  I fell in love with how the artichokes tasted so much that I roast artichokes like this all the time and just eat them as a snack.  Delicious! INGREDIENTS For the artichokes: 1 (13.75) can quartered artichokes,…

Avocado Tomato Salad

By Lindsay Oliver This avocado tomato salad is the way my heart… and I’m going to bet yours too.  This is simple and so delicious.  You can eat it alone or be like me and throw it on a bed of lettuce. It’s also a great dish to bring to a friend’s house or a…

Sauted Brussel Sprouts

This recipe is compliments of Fit Body Bootcamper Hallie Foster Dunn.  Thanks for sharing, Hallie, these look delicious! Directions: Rough chop brussel sprouts Sauté in Butter flavored EVOO from 692 Cover in water and cover until all water has cooked out Sprinkle with Fig Balsamic from 692 Hallie writes, “It is delicious!! You can add salt,…

Roasted Cauliflower & Chickpea Tacos with Avocado Lime Cream

By Lindsay Oliver Holy Guacamole!  I can’t even begin to describe how amazing these tacos are.  Did I also mention they’re gluten free and vegan?!  They’re also packed with protein from the chickpeas. I went the lettuce wrap route and loved them.  You can do corn taco shells if you need to and you can still have…

Tumeric Chickpea Patties with a Kick!

Tumeric Chickpea Patties with a Kick By: Lindsay Oliver Hey there fellow boot campers!  Wayne asked me for this recipe and seeing that I’m obsessed with them, I’m more than happy to share. These beloved chickpea patties have been part of my weekly meal prep for a few months now!  You could say this vegetarian…

Advocado Devilled Eggs

Sandy Manuel RD,LDN Registered Dietitian Ingredients: 3 hardboiled eggs, cut in half 1 large ripe avocado, smashed with fork 2 tsp. lime juice 1 tsp. cilantro Pinch of garlic powder Pinch of salt and pepper Sprinkle of Paprika, optional Directions: Remove cook yolk from hardboiled eggs into bowl. Add avocado to the bowl. Add the remaining…

Greens & Beans

This recipe is from an episode of Bizarre Foods Delicious Destinations with Andrew Zimmern. It is an Italian dish that is more popular up north in the Pittsburgh area. Pittsburgh Post Gazette The original recipe included sausage, which I din’t have, so I made it as a side dish. Next time I will add smoked…

Super Quick Spinach Salad

Spinach salad is a great option for a quick lunch or dinner. Start with spinach and then add hard boiled eggs, purple onion, tomatoes & bacon. Spinach is the perfect base for a salad because it is high in niacin and zinc, as well as protein, fiber, vitamins A, C, E and K, thiamin, vitamin…

Mexican Shrimp Salad

Hot summer nights are good for cold salads that don’t require a lot of work. This Mexican Shrimp Salad is the perfect pairing of cool creamy avocado, crunchy vegetables and spicy shrimp. It is super quick to put together and is filling enough to be a meal. Start by cooking your peeled & deveined shrimp,…

Broiled Parmesan Tomatoes

One of my favorite traditions during the summer is my weekly visit to the Umbrella Market. Every Wednesday night from May until August local vendors bring their goodies to Five Points Plaza. There is an abundance of local vegetables from many different farms. Asparagus Tomatoes Peppers – Red, Yellow, Orange & Purple Sweet Onions Corn…

Cucumber & Pineapple Salad

Summer is the time for fresh vegetables and quick, healthy dinners that don’t require a lot of work. This cucumber & pineapple salad takes advantage of the abundance of fresh cucumbers and the juicy goodness of sweet pineapple. When combined with crunchy purple onions and spicy jalapenos, you have the perfect side dish for any…

Pecan & Cranberry Kale Salad

It has taken me quite a few tries to make a good kale salad. Kale is a tricky vegetable to master. My first time is was completely inedible. The kale was tough and way too chewy. Why all the fuss over trying to perfect a kale salad? At just 33 calories, one cup of raw…