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Asian Pear Salad

A great salad to eat when the weather is warm for loads of vitamin C. Servings 2 Chef Julie Chef Julie Ingredients 1 each seeded and diced Asian Pear leave the skin on 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1 head chopped romaine lettuce or roughly 6 cups 1 cup cooked and []

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Maple Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops

Sweet And Savory Glazed Pork Chops Servings 4 people Chef Julie Chef Julie Ingredients Maple Bourbon Glaze 2/3 cup orange juice do not use concentrate 1/3 cup maple syrup 2 Tablespoons bourbon 1 Tablespoon dijon mustard 2 Tablespoons soy sauce 1/4 tsp. chopped ginger 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp hot sauce I love []

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Gluten Free Vanilla Coconut Pancakes

A delicious flavorful rendition of wheat cakes but with tasty coconut flour.  Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Total Time 25 minutes Servings 3 people Chef Julie Chef Julie Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted 1/2 cup heavy cream MUST use the cream if you can, it adds so much. 2 packets []

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Creamy Wild Rice Soup

Delicious creamy and hearty soup with a light flavor.  Course Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Soup Cuisine American Prep Time 20 minutes Cook Time 25 minutes Total Time 45 minutes Servings 4 people Chef Julie Chef Julie Ingredients 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 cup carrots small diced 1 cup celery small diced 2 cups onion small []

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Marinated Steak And Veggie Wraps

Deliciously subtle marinated beef wrapped with fresh summer veggies into a lettuce leaf for a gluten free lunch.  Chef Julie Chef Julie Ingredients The Marinade 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce 4 dashes hot sauce 1 tsp chopped garlic raw 1 tsp chopped ginger 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar 1/4 cup beef stock 1 []

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Mango And Cod Tacos

A marinated flaky cod with sweet and savory fruit salsa on top wrapped in a tortilla.  Servings 4 people Ingredients 4 cups diced mango 1/4 cup olive oil 1 and 1/4 cup lemon juice fresh 1/4 cup orange juice fresh 1/4 cup diced onion red, green or yellow 1/4 cup shredded carrots 1/4 cup []

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Chef Julie’s Kale Slaw

A sweeter slaw with kale and citrus fruit. A refreshing treat.  Servings 4 people Chef Julie Chef Julie Ingredients Dressing 1 Tblsp lemon juice 2 Tblsp apple cider vinegar 3 Tblsp olive oil 1 tsp kosher salt 1 Tablespoon honey 2 tsp celery seed Salad 1 cup mandarin orange segments canned are okay, fresh []

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Za’atar Chicken

A delicious blend of spices to create one unique blend that is great for proteins and dips!  Servings 4 people Chef Julie Chef Julie Ingredients 2 Tblsp oregano 1 Tblsp thyme 2 Tblsp marjoram 1/4 cup sumac dried unique and easy to find ingredient 1 Tblsp sesame seeds 1 tsp kosher salt 1 Tblsp []

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Five Spice Chicken Hand Pie

A dough pocket filled with creamy coconut spiced chicken and onions.  Servings 4 people Chef Julie Chef Julie Ingredients 4 cups coconut milk 2 cups diced chicken breast 2 Tablespoons five spice seasoning 1/2 cup diced yellow onion 3 tsp kosher salt 1 tsp garlic powder 1 16″ pizza crust- uncooked don’t use a []

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Coconut And Broccoli Salad

A high fiber salad loaded with healthy vitamins and tons of flavor.  Servings 4 people Chef Julie Chef Julie Ingredients Dressing 2 cups sunbutter 1 can coconut milk approx. 14-15oz 1 tsp kosher salt Salad 6 cups broccoli 3 cups garbanzo beans 1/2 cup shredded coconut milk 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/3 cup shredded []

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Herbed Watermelon Lemonade

A refreshing and fragrant drink that really hits the spot on hot days.  Servings 4 people Chef Julie Chef Julie Ingredients 1/2 cup cilantro 1/4 cup mint 6 cups seedless watermelon 1/2 cup lemon juice 1 cup ice 2 pkgs stevia approx 2 tsps 1/2 cup white wine optional Instructions Add all ingredients into []

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Easy Homemade Veggie Marinara

A sweet and savory tomato sauce filled with veggies and a smooth texture.  Course Dinner, Lunch Cuisine American, Italian Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Total Time 30 minutes Servings 2 people Chef Julie Chef Julie Ingredients 1 28oz can San Marzano Tomatoes Crushed 1/2 tsp black pepper 1 tsp kosher salt []

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Super Simple Burrito Bowl

A delicious flavorful spiced Gluten Free Burrito, in a bowl.  Servings 2 people Chef Julie Chef Julie Ingredients 1 each can of pinto beans with added Mexican spices 1 cup brown rice blend 1/2 each sliced avocado 1/4 cup Monterrey Jack cheese 1 bunch cilantro leaves 1 tsp pinch perfect Mexican spices Instructions Heat []

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Edamame And Vegetable Rice Noodle Salad

A delicious savory noodle bowl with a light and healthy flavor.  Course Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Potluck,, Snack Cuisine American, Asian, Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes Total Time 20 minutes Servings 4 People Chef Julie Chef Julie Ingredients For the pasta 4 cups cooked rice noodles approx. 16oz uncooked 2 cups green []

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Carrot Caesar Pasta Salad

A delicious caesar salad with pasta and carrots. Servings 4 people Chef Julie Chef Julie Ingredients 4 cups pasta, I love the shells, but any type of large shape is good 2 cups shredded carrots, I used purple and orange carrots for extra color 3 cups shredded romaine 1 cup shredded parmesan 1/2 tbsp []

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