Cooking Class: Appitizers and Party Foods

Cooking Class October 1, 2017

Today’s menu was Appitizer Foods for football season!  How can we make better choices when we go to parties and still stay on our meal plans?  By learning healthy options and trying different combinations and adding Veggies!!!  We get increased benefits all around! Better digestion, lower calories, feeling better with more energy.  

Gluten Free Homemade Pizza
Brown Rice Tortilla, Organic Veggie Marinna, Vegan Cheese.  Bake at 425 in convection oven about 8 mins

Amiee’s Gluten Free pizza cooked in Convection Oven

Rutabaga Chips
Coconut oil, Sea Salt, baked at 400-450 in convection Oven, about 10 minutes.

New veggies to Try:
Purple Carrots
Rainbow Radishes

New Chips to try:
Sea Salt Farmhouse

Sweet Carrot Dip
Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free
Happily serves 2


1 Large carrot
1/4-1/2 cup yellow sweet onion
2 garlic cloves
1/2 tsp ginger powder or 1 piece fresh ginger
1 TBSP Honey (optional: 1 TBSP Erythritol) or Stevia
2 TBSP Coconut Cream
Handful of Cilantro
Himalayan Sea Salt and Pepper to taste.

Blend all together in a food processor until smooth.
You can garnish with Cilantro or switch up recipe by adding basil instead.

Carrot Hummus
Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Happily serves 4


2 Carrots
2 Cups Butter bean or chickpeas
1/4-1/2 cup yellow sweet onion
2 garlic cloves
2 TBSP Avocado Oil
Handful of Cilantro
1/2 TBSP Himalayan Sea Salt
Pepper to taste.

Blend all together in a food processor until smooth.
Switch up recipe by adding sweet Purple basil instead of Cilantro.

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Cauliflower Cilantro Lime Rice-Low Carb

Cauliflower Cilantro Lime Rice
Vegan, Gluten Free
Happily serves 6


2 Cups Cooked Cauliflower Rice
2 TBSP Avocado Oil
2 TBSP Lime Juice
1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
2 Garlic cloves or 1 TBSP minced garlic
1-2 Green Onion Stalks
Handful chopped cilantro.

1 Jalapeño 

1/2-1 TBSP Himalayan Sea Salt 

Chop Cauliflower in food processor or use Cauliflower rice.  Steam for 5 minutes maximum.

Cut Garlic, let sit 5 minutes.  Chop Jalapeño, leave seeds in if you wish it to be hotter.

Chop green onions and cilantro.
This will just break down enough to make for easy digestion but still leave it not mushy.
Combine all ingredients and chill.  You can top with the red pepper flakes or mix in.