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Creamy Tuscan Spaghetti Squash (Paleo, Vegan)

Creamy Tuscan Spaghetti Squash with sun-dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts and spinach makes for a flavorful healthy side dish or light dinner. Paleo, keto, low-carb, and vegan! Make it as a meal prep recipe or for serving guests!

Feeling like a creamy, dreamy yet healthful dish that will tickle your taste buds and is crazy easy to make??

This simple 6-Ingredient Creamy Tuscan Spaghetti Squash is here for you, AND it’s bringing with it sun-dried tomatoes and artichoke hearts.

::Swoon!::

You’ll never believe how easy this recipe is to make. The only time consuming part about it is roasting the spaghetti squash. The good news is you can multitask while it is roasting, as the squash requires zero attention once it’s in the oven!

After the squash is roasted, the remainder of the recipe comes together in a split second – ideal for those evenings you want something comforting and seemingly fancy but don’t feel like exerting yourself in the kitchen.

Let’s make it!

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Mediterranean Shrimp Skillet

Quick and easy Mediterranean Shrimp made in a skillet with just 8 fresh, basic ingredients. A deliciously flavorful dinner recipe that happens to be low-carb, keto, whole30, and paleo.

Mediterranean style food is nearly impossible to beat with its big bold fresh flavors, lots of color, and ease of preparation.

Just take, for instance, my Mediterranean Salmon in Parchment Paper, Crispy Mediterranean Chicken Salad, Mediterranean Quinoa Salad, and more!

So zesty, so sultry, so flavorful…always crowd-pleasing and taste bud delight-ing.

Mediterranean Shrimp Skillet - a healthy meal that comes together in 20 minutes!

What I love about this meal, aside from how it makes my mouth water profusely is the fact that it only requires one skillet and less than 20 minutes to prepare.

Seriously, you’ll be amazed at how quickly this gem comes together!

Let’s dive right in!

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Greek Potato Salad (Paleo, Whole30)

Greek potato salad made with jewel yams, kalamata olives, sun-dried tomatoes, dill and fresh parsley. This fresh, zesty potato salad with cider vinaigrette is a great go-to for all summer gatherings!

Potato salad. What team are we on? 

Team Traditional where lots of mayo and eggs are involved for creamy bliss, or Team Zesty with lighter dressing and more of a briny, vinaigrette flavor?

True to my Gemini-ic nature, I play for both teams.

I do try to keep my potato salads on the lighter end of the spectrum, but if a fully leaded potato salad happened to crash land in front of my face, I wouldn’t dare say no.

This recipe happens to be a nice amalgamation of the two. The dressing is creamy but not overly so, and contains plenty of tangy, briny elements for big bold flavor.

For this rendition of potato salad, I use jewel yams. Have you made potato salad using yams or sweet potatoes before? I’m on board. 

They definitely taste sweet, so if you’re looking for a more classic flavor and texture, stick with red potatoes or Yukon gold.

The dressing is a combination of avocado oil mayonnaise, avocado oil (or olive oil), cider vinegar, garlic, stone ground mustard, dried dill, and fresh parsley. We toss in some chopped kalamata olives and sun-dried tomatoes for that lovely je ne sais quois to yield even bigger flavor, fun texture and ease of transportation to somewhere Mediterranean.

Greek Potato Salad - a healthier potato salad recipe with cider vinaigrette, sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, dill and parsley - an amazing side dish recipe for picnics and BBQs

Two of my favorite things about potato salad is it can easily be made in parts (think: cook the potatoes ahead of time and/or make the dressing in advance), and it saves super well! In fact, it typically tastes even better the following two days after it is made.

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Stuffed Zucchini with Turkey Sausage, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Spinach

Stuffed Zucchini with turkey Italian sausage, sun-dried tomatoes, basil and spinach is a flavorful, comforting yet light dinner recipe. This clean meal is paleo, keto, and and an amazing way of celebrating zucchini season. Have you ever tried stuffed zucchini? Spoiler alert: they’re fun little dreamboats.  Stuffing vegetables is a fabulous way of changing up …

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Pesto Sun-Dried Tomato Breakfast Scramble

Spinach, Pesto, Sun-Dried Tomato Breakfast Scramble with Fingerling Potatoes is a flavorful, healthful way to start the day!

Do you ever wake up in the morning and find yourself craving something interesting?

I have a tendency to eat the same things over and over, and while I’m a huge fan of routine, every once in a while I just have to change things up to stimulate the ol’ mind and body.

Enter: this healthy breakfast scramble.

SO blasted with flavor, a real pleasure to prepare, fun for anyone with whom you happen to be breakfasting.

Pesto Spinach Sun-Dried Tomato Breakfast Scramble - a nutritious vegetarian breakfast recipe - paleo, gluten-free, healthy

What you need to prepare this scramble is eggs (obvi), fingerling potatoes (or 1 small sweet potato, russet potato or Yukon gold potato) sun-dried tomatoes, pesto (either homemade or store-bought), baby spinach, and some form of cooking oil (I like avocado oil).

From start-to-finish, this breakfast scramble takes no more than 35 minutes to prepare. Easy like Sunday morning! I’m willing to bet you’ll find yourself making veggie scrambles on any given weekday, they are just that addicting 😉

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Spinach Frittata with Zucchini, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Goat Cheese

Zucchini frittata with sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, and goat cheese is a wickedly flavorful breakfast, perfect for sharing with friends and family!

 

When I’m making breakfast for guests, I almost always make a frittata or breakfast casserole . There’s just no denying the palatability and satiety of a nice egg dish that’s infused with goodies!

I recently whipped up this frittata for my brother and his life companion a few weekends ago, and they absolutely destroyed it. Okay, okay, my brother destroyed it…his lady is blessed with self-restraint around food.

Lack of self-restraint around food runs in our family.

Anyhoo.

This frittata is quite the crowd-pleaser! I’ve made it on numerous occasions with slight variations on the cheese selections. It’s one of those nutritious breakfasts you can put on repeat over and over for your family, because: vegetables. It also happens to make an awesome make-ahead breakfast for those of us busy folk who have no qualms about eating the same meals throughout the week!

So let’s do this!

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Butternut Squash & Bacon Hash with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Butternut Squash and bacon hash with sun-dried tomatoes is a simple breakfast hash for getting your day started on the right foot.

Butternut Squash & Bacon Breakfast Hash - clean, healthy, paleo, whole30, delicious | TheRoastedRoot.net

The other day I pondered what would happen if one were to combine butternut squash and sun-dried tomatoes. Havoc? Bliss? Walk with me on this one, because it’s actually shockingly good!

And paired with bacon? The trifecta is an astrological match.

This simple breakfast recipe takes right around 30 minutes to prepare and just a handful of ingredients.

Similar to the Maple Bacon Butternut Squash Hash with Spinach and the Butternut Squash Hash with Apples Sausage and Kale I’ve shown you in the past, this breakfast recipe is great for sharing, clean, and fairly well-balanced from a macro stand point.

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Basil Chicken Spaghetti Squash with Broccoli and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Basil chicken spaghetti squash with broccoli, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, and feta makes for a comforting yet light dinner. This easy paleo, keto, and whole30-compliant recipe is a great go-to for any night of the week. The best meals are sometimes born from what is already right there in your house. All it takes is a …

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