Cucumber Relish

Cucumber Relish

Cucumber Relish
 
Serves: 1 cup
Ingredients
  • ½ cup English cucumber, diced
  • ½ cup canned hearts of palm, well rinsed and thinly sliced
  • 1 small tomato, seeded and diced
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons green onions or scallions, chopped
  • ⅛ teaspoon Sweetleaf stevia
Instructions
  1. Mix well and let stand at least 5 minutes or cover and chill up to one day. Serve with a slotted spoon.

 

Smitty’s Flaxcakes with Fresh Blueberry Syrup

Smitty’s Flaxcakes with Fresh Blueberry Syrup

Smitty's Flaxcakes with Fresh Blueberry Sauce
 
Prep time
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Cuisine: Breakfast
Serves: 1 serving (2 cakes)
Ingredients
Flaxcakes:
  • 3 tablespoons ground flax seeds
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water (as needed)
  • cinnamon (as desired)
  • ¼ cup blueberries
Topping:
  • ¾ cup blueberries
  • stevia to taste
Instructions
  1. Whisk flaxcake ingredients together. Spoon mixture onto skillet or griddle to make two flaxcakes.
  2. To make topping, heat blueberries on stovetop in a saucepan and add a sprinkle of stevia to taste.

 

Grub Rub

Grub Rub

Grub Rub
 
Recipe type: Seasoning
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley
  • ½ teaspoon oregano (PHASE 3 ONLY)
  • ½ teaspoon ground rosemary (PHASE 3 ONLY)
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and mix well.
  2. Sprinkle or rub (all over) onto steaks, chicken or whatever meat you desire. Let the rubbed meat sit at least an hour in the fridge before grilling.
  3. Store extra rub in an airtight glass container until ready to use.

 

Taco Salad

Taco Salad

Taco Salad
 
Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
Taco Seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground oregano (phase 3)
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
Taco Meat
  • 1 lb lean ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • ½ red bell pepper, diced
  • Taco seasoning, as desired
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
Instructions
  1. Spray a skillet with olive oil spray. Add onions and bell peppers and cook until soft, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add in ground beef or turkey and cook mixture until half way done. Add ½ of the taco seasoning mixture. Cook until meat is cooked through. Finish with chopped cilantro, stirring it through.
  2. To serve, take ¼ of the taco meat and sprinkle over the top of your favorite salad which might include romaine lettuce, sliced onions, tomatoes, avocado/guacamole, bell peppers, green onions, black olives, tomatillos. Dress with your favorite FF friendly dressing or salsa.
  3. Phase 3 Variation: Add black beans and/or blue corn chips or top with a dollop of plain greek yogurt.

 

Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower Rice
 
Recipe type: Side Dish
Serves: 2 large servings
Ingredients
  • 1 large head cauliflower
Instructions
  1. Wash cauliflower and remove leaves and core. Break up head into florets.
  2. Put a few at a time into the food processor and pulse until florets resemble rice grains. Transfer to a bowl and continue with the rest of the cauliflower.
  3. Heat a wok or large skillet over medium heat and spray with olive oil spray. Add cauliflower rice and cook until grains are tender and hot but not mushy, tossing them frequently to prevent sticking.
  4. Serving suggestions: Add scrambled egg and chopped green onions for a simple fried rice lunch or use as a side dish or rice "replacement" with your favorite recipes.

 

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