Sautéed Lemon Garlic Spinach

Looking for a super easy side dish? Look no further than sautéed spinach! Busy nights call for easy recipes. When we’re short on time, it can be tempting to pick up dinner out somewhere, but there’s no need to sacrifice your health or your goals when you can whip up a healthy dinner in 30 minutes or less! This side dish would be delicious along with steak, fish, chicken, or your favorite protein and salad!

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Thanksgiving-Style Stuffed Potatoes

This Thanksgiving-inspired dinner is easy to make, so you can have your Thanksgiving favorites anytime you want. This is a healthy comfort food dish, perfect for cold weather nights. It incorporates turkey with a stuffing seasoning, brussels sprouts, and cranberry stuffed into a buttered russet potato!

Optional:  You may want to add grass-fed cheese to the potato (if you do dairy) or swap the russet potato for a sweet potato!

 

The bone broth I used is Epic Turkey Cranberry Sage Bone Broth Copyright 2016 Jill Mac Nutrition. Email: Jill@jillmacnutrition.com




Butternut Squash Noodles with Mushroom Meat Sauce

I made this recipe to showcase this week’s FOOD OF THE WEEK –> grass-fed beef

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If you buy all pre-chopped vegetables like I did, this recipe is super quick & easy – it’s perfect for a week night dinner!

 

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Warm Spiced Apple Slices

The fall is just beginning and I’m already into pumpkin spice everything, but since apple picking season comes and goes so quick, I figured I’d do a super, super easy apple recipe! This would be perfect to make after you get home from a day of apple picking and you’re tired but excited to make something with your freshly picked apples. It’s just 3 simple ingredients and 2 simple steps! 

On an exciting side note, look what I found at the Supermarket yesterday:

Pumpkin Spice Almond Milk Creamer

 

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See Also:

Paleo Pumpkin Pie (nut free)
Soft & Chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Jill’s Detox Juice Recipe

Who needs coffee when you can make this detox juice?! Scratch that. Who needs a second coffee when you can make this detox juice?! Because let’s be real, I’m not giving up my coffee – ever. But this detox juice really is the perfect afternoon pick-me-up. It’s energizing as well as detoxifying.

If you’re a woman struggling with PMS, limiting your exposure to toxins (yes, this even includes toxic people!) and helping your body out with detox processes is the first step to feeling better.

This detox juice recipe includes Vital Proteins Beauty Greens, which you can buy directly through me or on Amazon. It is a pricey product, so if you’d rather use something else you could swap it for Liquid Chlorophyll or your choice of greens powder.

You can find dandelion extract at the health food store or buy from Amazon.

I also add Biotics Super Phosphozyme to mine. This supplement is designed to breakdown any gallstones or sludgy bile to help your body eliminate toxins from the body much easier. This product is sold to clients only – so if you’d like to get a bottle, please fill out this form.

Beet juice is also great for the gallbladder, so you can add it in if you’d like.

This detox juice is refreshing and delicious and can be enjoyed alongside your lunch!

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Gingerbread Coffee

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One of my favorite things about the holiday season is the seasonal coffee flavors. Back in the day I lived for going to Starbucks and getting either a Gingerbread Latte or an Eggnog Latte (never a Peppermint Mocha because I despise mint chocolate). Now that I’m more conscious about what I put into my body, I make my own versions of these delicious coffee treats! Gingerbread Latte’s were my usual go-to, and this year I finally made my own version 😀 I included collagen peptides in mine, but this is optional. If you want to include it in yours, I use this one from Vital Proteins.

To make my Eggnog Coffee, I use So Delicious Coconut Milk Nog so that it’s dairy-free. While I normally don’t encourage drinking coconut milk from the carton (canned coconut milk doesn’t have all the added fillers that the carton has), this works fine when you want a Christmas treat. You can also use a grass-fed, dairy-based, real eggnog, such as Organic Valley, if you tolerate dairy well. I don’t have an actual recipe for this, I just pour it into my coffee & add 2 scoops of collagen 🙂

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Salmon Salad (Quick & Easy)

Salmon Salad (Quick & Easy)

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I have to admit I’ve been slacking lately on eating my veggies. The other day my body was screaming to me that I needed to eat a salad. So I made a salmon salad the past for the past two days for lunch & I even had some green juice! It may have also had something to do with the fact that I just bought some Tessemae’s & Jacqueline and Jerome dressings that I was excited to try, but I really am trying to be more mindful about including more vegetables in my diet.

I bought all pre-cut veggies from Whole Foods, so I easily put this salad together in about 5 minutes. This is a super quick & easy lunch! Admittedly, I’m pretty lazy when it comes to preparing food, so the less effort, the better – and this is almost zero effort when you buy pre-cut veggies & pre-made dressing like I did!

If you can’t find a clean salad dressing near you and don’t want to order online, you can make this dressing easily by mixing:

1 part vinegar
2 parts extra virgin olive oil (I use Kasandrinos EVOO)
1.5 tbsp dijon mustard
salt & pepper, to taste

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Paleo Pumpkin Pie (Nut-Free)

pumpkin pie 2Thanksgiving is just around the corner! If you wanna keep it paleo this year, include my paleo pumpkin pie in your dessert line-up! I use Otto’s cassava flour to make the crust. It’s my new favorite baking flour. It subs 1:1 for wheat flour and has a great texture for baked goods. You have to order it online – but it’s free shipping!

You know what really irks me? When I see Christmas stuff out before Thanksgiving – and people going “Black Friday” shopping on Thanksgiving! Why do people feel like need to skip straight from Halloween to Christmas and forget about Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving is an important holiday. We should always be thankful for everything we have in our lives – you never know when it might be taken away. Just some food for thought. I love Christmas too, but let Thanksgiving have it’s day to shine first. And come on, Thanksgiving is awesome, you get to eat all the food!

My Shaved Brussels Sprouts are also the perfect accompaniment to your turkey, potatoes, and cranberries. You may also like my Pumpkin Butter, Chocolate Pudding Pie, and Pumpkin Spice Brownies.

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Soft & Chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are soft & chewy. They’re also grain and nut free. I originally created this recipe to make pancakes, but that was a major fail. As I mixed everything together, instead of turning out like pancake batter, I had a thick dough. Sooo, I decided to make cookies and add chocolate chips. They’re very lightly sweetened and make a great fall dessert. Once it hits September, I’m all about pumpkin everything. I’m your stereotypical white girl who loves fall. These cookies would pair well with my Pumpkin Spice Coffee and a crisp fall day 😉

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Pumpkin Butter Recipe

pumpkin butter 2pumpkin butter 3Fall is in the air! I get so excited when fall rolls around because that means it’s time for PUMPKIN EVERYTHING! I love all the fall treats and apple cider, apple picking, pumpkin picking, fall fashion and just about everything fall has to offer. The only downside is that it’s followed by winter- which I hate.

This pumpkin butter recipe was inspired by the pumpkin butter that was served with the bread at a restaurant I ate at when I was in Virginia for NTA’s Business Summit this past August. My best friend was nice enough to join me on the 8 hours road trip to Virginia (even though she was not attending the Business Summit with me- best friend award goes to her) and since we’re both pumpkin-obsessed this was pretty much the highlight of our night. We even each bought our own container of it to-go. Since I pretty much know that stuff was not in any way a health food, I got to work on creating my own version made with nutrient-dense ingredients. My first attempt was not the smooth sailing win I expected it to be- the butter rose to the top in the fridge and hardened on top of the pumpkin mixture that remained. My next thought was, “okay, let me add an egg yolk and see if I can emulsify the mixture and make it blend together that way.” Boom. Nailed it. This stuff is delicious and the texture is perfect. This goes great on any gluten/grain-free breads, paleo bagels, crackers, etc. It’s also delicious in your coffee.

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