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Recipes

Eating healthy and clean does not have to be complicated and expensive. We all know that having a balanced diet is the key component of overall health and well being. below are a few one-pot-meals with recipes and instructions. Please feel free to leave your feedback and share on facebook. Enjoy

Baked Sweet Potatoes with White Beans

Author: Peta-Gay Barrett

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sweet potatoes chopped in small cubes
  • 1 can white beans low sodium
  • 1/4 red, green, yellow, orange, bell pepper chopped
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon Jamaican Jerk seasoning paste
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Toss sweet potatoes, 1 tbsp olive oil and 1 tbsp Italian seasoning in large bowl, mixing all ingredients together. 
    Spread out in a baking pan and bake at 350 until potatoes are tender. 
  • In a sauce pan, sautee bell peppers and onion with remainder of olive oil for 5 minutes 
  • Add white beans, jerk seasoning, salt, pepper and remainder of Italian seasoning. Stir all ingredients together and let simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Serve hot with sweet potatoes 
  • Enjoy

Braised Collard Greens with Peppers

Ingredients

  • 2 bunches collard greens chopped
  • 1/4 red, green, yellow, orange, bell pepper chopped
  • 1 medium tomato chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon Jamaican jerk seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon olive or coconut oil I prefer coconut oil as it adds additional flavor
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  • Sautee onion, peppers and garlic in coconut oil 
  • Add tomatoes and sautee for an additional 5 minutes 
  • Add collards and 1/2 the water 
  • Add jerk seasoning, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper, cover and let simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally
  • Add remainder of water and let simmer until collards are tender 
  • Enjoy!

Loaded, Baked Sweet Potato

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sweet potato baked
  • 1 can whole kernel corn drained & rinsed
  • 1 can each red kidney beans and black beans drained & rinsed
  • 1/4 of a red, yellow, green and orange bell pepper chopped
  • 10 oz piece of grilled or baked salmon or chicken breast optional
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • Pinch of sea salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Sautee bell peppers with coconut oil in medium saucepan for about 2 minutes
  • Add corn and red beans to sauce pan, sautee for an additional 2 minutes
  • Add salmon or chicken and combine all ingredients
  • Add salt and pepper to taste
  • Split sweet potato in half and add as much meat and veggies
  • Enjoy!

Oven Roasted Potatoes and Bell Peppers

Ingredients

  • 1 medium Irish potato
  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 1/4 red, yellow, green and orange bell pepper chopped
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian Seasoning
  • A sprinkle of sea salt
  • Dash of black pepper

Instructions

  • Wash and dice potatoes
  • Wash and dice bell peppers
  • Combine potatoes, peppers and all remaining ingredients in a large bowl and mix
  • Grease baking dish or pan with a dabble of coconut oil .
  • Bake for 20-30 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • Enjoy!

Spiralized Zucchini and Veggies

Ingredients

  • 1 large Zucchini -spiraled
  • 1 Cup cooked or canned corn if canned, drain and rinse
  • 1 small tomato – chopped
  • 1/4 red, green, yellow, orange bell pepper chopped
  • 1 small onion -chopped
  • 1 clove garlic – chopped
  • 1/4 tablespoon Jamaican jerk seasoning I prefer the paste over the power kind
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • Dash of sea salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Sautee onion and garlic in olive oil
  • Add bell peppers and tomatoes, sautee for an additional 5 minutes
  • Add corn and cook for 2 -3 additional minutes
  • Add zucchini and remainder of ingredients
  • Combine all ingredients and cook for approximately 2-3 minutes
  • Enjoy!

Sauteed Quinoa with Black Beans and Collard Greens

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked or canned black beans if canned, drain and rinse
  • 1 cup cooked or canned collard greens if canned drain and rinse
  • 1/4 of a red, yellow, green and orange bell pepper chopped
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 to small tomato chopped
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon Italian Seasoning
  • dash of sea salt and black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Jamaican Jerk seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic seasoning

Instructions

  • Sautee onions, bell peppers and tomatoes in coconut oil
  • Add black beans , let simmer for 3-5 minutes
  • Mix in collard greens and quinoa
  • Add Jamaican Jerk, Italian, Seasoning , sea salt, garlic seasoning  and black pepper
  • let simmer for an additional 3-5 minutes
  • Enjoy !

Curried Chickpeas

Ingredients

  • cups cooked or canned chickpeas if canned, drain and rinse
  • 2 medium carrots chopped
  • 1/4 red, yellow, green and orange bell pepper chopped
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon Jamaican jerk seasoning optional
  • 2-3 tablespoon curry powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric

Instructions

  • Sautee carrots with coconut oils in medium saucepan for about 2 minutes
  • Add bell peppers to saucepan, sautee for an additional 2 minutes
  • Add chickpeas and combine all ingredients
  • Add coconut milk
  • Add curry powder, turmeric, garlic seasoning, Italian seasoning, jerk seasoning, salt and pepper
  • Combine all ingredients and let simmer for additional 5-8 minutes on low hea
  • Enjoy!


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