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Recipe: bbq cauliflower salad

Serves: 2

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INGREDIENTS

  • ½ medium cauliflower, cut into florets

  • ½ teaspoon olive oil

  • ¼ cup barbecue sauce 3 cups coarsely chopped romaine lettuce

  • ½ cup canned black beans, drained, rinsed

  • ½ cup corn kernels

  • ¼ medium red onion, chopped

  • 1 medium carrot, shredded

  • ¼ cup Healthier Ranch Dressing

  • ½ medium avocado, sliced

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 350º F.

2. Place cauliflower on a large baking sheet.

3. Drizzle with oil. Toss to blend. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes.

4. Brush cauliflower evenly with barbeque sauce. Bake for an additional 3 to 4 minutes, or until tender-crisp. Set aside to cool.

5. Combine lettuce, beans, corn, onion, carrot, and Healthier Ranch

6. Dressing in a medium serving bowl; toss gently to blend.

7. Top with cool cauliflower and avocado.

Serves 2

Portion fix: 2 green, 1½ yellow, 1 blue, ½ orange and ½ purple

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HEALTHIER RANCH DRESSING

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley, crushed

  • 2 teaspoons dried onion flakes

  • 2 teaspoons onion powder

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

  • 1½ teaspoons dried dill

  • 1½ teaspoons dried cloves

  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1/3 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt

  • 1/3 cup low-fat buttermilk

DIRECTIONS:

Place dry ingredients in a food processor or blender and pulse until well mixed, or place in a pestle and mortar and grind.

Add 1 tablespoon of blended dry ingredients to yogurt and buttermilk. Mix.

Store dressing in an airtight container in the fridge; store the excess dry blend in an airtight container.

Note: Because the calories are so low in this Healthier Ranch Dressing, the serving size of 2 tablespoons only counts as half an orange container. The dry Ranch Seasoning Blend is considered a free food.

Tip: If you don’t have buttermilk, squeeze some fresh lemon juice into some milk (it must be milk and not a milk alternative). The acidity causes the milk to curdle slightly and has a similar taste and consistency to buttermilk

Per serving: ¼ portion of seeds and dressings

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MAPLE BBQ SAUCE

INGREDIENTS

  • ½ cup tomato paste (no sugar added)

  • ½ cup water

  • ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce

  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup

  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder

  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt (or Himalayan salt)

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium mixing bowl; mix well.

  2. Use immediately or store in the refrigerator in an airtight container

Per serving ½ portion of fruit

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