Classic Strawberry Daiquiri

Classic Strawberry Daiquiri For the rim: No calorie sweetener Lime wedge For the cocktail: 6 strawberries ½ oz orange liqueur 1½ oz white rum 2 packets no calorie sweetener Juice of ½ lime Whole strawberry for garnish Preparation: To rim the glass: Spread the sweetener evenly on a small plate Rim the edge of the glass with the…

Basil Gimlet

Basil Gimlet INGREDIENTS: 4-5 large basil leaves 1/2 ounce agave nectar or simple syrup 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice 2 1/2 ounces shochu ice DIRECTIONS: In a mixing glass or cocktail shaker, muddle the basil leaves with the sweetener of your choice. Fill glass three-quarters of the way with ice cubes. Add the alcohol and…

Skinny Cosmopolitan

Skinny Cosmopolitan Ingredients: 2 strips lemon zest 2 strips orange zest 1 packet no calorie sweetener 1/2 ounce unsweetened pomegranate juice 1 1/2 ounces citrus vodka 1 slice lemon, for garnish Directions: In a cocktail shaker, mix up the lemon and orange zest with the sweetener. Add the pomegranate juice and vodka. Fill the shaker halfway with…

Skinny Mojito

Skinny Mojito INGREDIENTS: 1 packet no calorie sweetener  1/2 lime 5 sprigs mint 1.5 ounces light rum Ice Soda water DIRECTIONS: Put the sweetener in a tall glass, squeeze in the juice of 1/2 a lime, and toss in the squeezed lime shell. Add mint to the glass and muddle everything together. Finish by adding the…

Zesty Quinoa Salad with Avocado

Zesty Quinoa Salad with Avocado December 11, 2015 | Karen Bawabeh   Ingredients: 1 cup Quinoa 2 cups water 1/4 cup olive oil Juice from 2 limes 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1.5 cups halved cherry tomatoes 1 can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 5 green onions, finely chopped 1/4 cup chopped fresh…

Quinoa Patties with Sweet Potato

SWEET POTATO QUINOA PATTIES Yields: 12 INGREDIENTS:  2 medium sized, baked sweet potato, skins removed & mashed  2 cups cooked quinoa  1 medium yellow onion, diced  3 cloves of garlic, crushed   1 tablespoon thyme   1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil  sea salt  black pepper  pam spray or coconut oil for cooking METHOD: Prepare quinoa and set…