Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Autumn Salad Bowl + Honey Ginger Dressing

Makes 4 servings

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (I used organic tri-colored)
  • 6 cups organic baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup raw pecans
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 ripe avocado, sliced
  • 1.5 crisp red apples, sliced
  • 1/4 cup dried apricots

Homemade Honey Ginger Dressing:

  • juice from two fresh lemons
  • 2 Tbsps raw honey
  • 1 Tbsp minced fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp minced fresh garlic
  • 4 Tbsps extra virgin olive oil, or avocado oil
  • sea salt and pepper to your taste


  1. In a large bowl combine spinach, quinoa, apple, dried apricots and then gently add the avocado.
  2. To make the dressing: In a small bowl whisk together all dressing ingredients very well.
  3. Drizzle dressing on the salad before serving and gently toss to combine.
  4. Top with pecans and crumbled feta cheese.

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Sunday, October 8, 2017

Slow Cooker Apple Pie Oatmeal

2 cups steel cut oats ( I used gluten free)
3 cups almond or coconut milk
3 crisp apples, cored and diced
1 1/2 Tbsp coconut oil
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 Tbsp vanilla
1 star anise

 Optional Toppings:

  • raw honey or maple syrup
  • all natural apple puree
  • chopped nuts such as almonds, walnuts, pecans, etc.
  • fresh chopped apples

Healthy Slow Cooker Apple Pie OatmealInstructions: 

  1. Add all ingredients to the slow cooker (besides toppings…they go on right before serving!) – oats, milk, apples, coconut oil, cinnamon and anise star.
  2. Stir to combine well.
  3. Cook on low for about 3-4 hours depending on your cooker. 
  4. Serve warm and add toppings of your choice.

Recipe Adapted from Clean Food Crush! Love her stuff.

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