Lunch

Chia Seed Pudding

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Organic chia seeds (mix of black and white varieties)
1 can of organic coconut milk (sweet or unsweetened)
Boiling water
Cereal bowl
Cut mixed fruit or berries
Sliced and blanched almonds
 
Fill cereal bowl with 1/4 chia seeds
Add boiling water (enough to cover chia seeds)
Stir
Add entire can of coconut milk
Stir
Let stand until cool
Refrigerate until firm
Top with cut fruit and almonds
 
(Optional:  Drizzle with organic honey)

 

 

Shrimp and Pasta with Butternut Squash Sauce

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1 Jar of Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce (preferably by Dave’s Gourmet)
1 Cup of Red or White Onions
1 Tablespoon of Chopped Garlic
2 Cups of Cherry or Grape Tomatoes
1 Teaspoon of Ground Black Pepper
1 Pound of Jumbo Shrimp (Peeled)
Spinach fettuccine or linguine (enough for 3-4 people)
 
Cook pasta until al dente and drain immediately
Mix pasta sauce, onions, garlic, tomatoes, pepper, and shrimp in sauce pan and simmer until shrimp turn pink
Serves 3-4 people

Linguine with Clams

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1 pound of chopped clams
1 one-pound package of spinach spaghetti/linguine
2 jars of marinara sauce (personal favorite: Whole Foods’ Tomato & Basil spaghetti sauce)
1 pinch of fresh parsley
1/4 clove of fresh garlic
1/2 cup of fresh red onions
1 teaspoon of oregano (fresh or dried)
1 teaspoon of dill (fresh or dried)
3 tablespoons of olive oil
 
Using a pot, boil spaghetti/linguine (afterwards, drain and set aside)
Using a sauce pan, add 3 tablespoons of olive oil to the bottom of the pan
Add 1/2 cup of onions and 1/4 clove of garlic
Turn on high heat
Add 2 jars of marinara sauce
Add 1 pound of chopped clams
Add 1 teaspoon of oregano
Add 1 teaspoon of dill
Add 1 pinch of parsley
Wait until sauce boils 2-3 times
Serves 3-4 people