The Connor Wellness Clinic Blog: Main Dish Recipes

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Lemon Garlic Tempeh

Benefits of Tempeh Tempeh, a fermented soybean-based product that originates from Indonesia, has gained popularity all over the world. Not only is it a source of probiotics – it is also a rich source of protein, making it an excellent meat substitute for vegetarians...

Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage (Paleo/Whole30)

Saint Patrick's day is soon approaching, as is everything else that goes with the celebration of the Irish - like green cupcakes, dying rivers green, green milkshakes and of course a hearty dinner of corned beef and cabbage. Corned beef and cabbage is...

Tempeh Tacos

Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 10 min Total Time: 25 min Servings: 6-8 tacos Ingredients 1 (8-ounce) package tempeh 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 c. Mexican-spiced diced tomatoes (I used the tomatoes with green chilies) 1 fresh jalapeño, diced 2-4 tsp. chili...

Vegan Portobello Pot Roast

This savory dish is full of hearty portobello mushrooms and earthy herbs such as sage, basil, rosemary, and thyme. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 60 minutes   Ingredients: ½ cup white wine, divided 4 large portobello mushrooms, sliced into 3/4-inch pieces 1 large...

Turkey Three Bean Chili over Spaghetti Squash

Comforting, warm and hearty, this chili is great over an extra dose of vegetables--spaghetti squash! Top with coconut "Greek" yogurt for a perfect non-dairy sour cream substitute. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 60 minutes Ingredients: 2...

Thai Spaghetti Squash

A fun and healthy spin on the classic Pad Thai. This flavorful low-carb dish is tasty and filling, even if you're not watching your waistline! Prep Time: Cook Time: Ingredients: 1 medium spaghetti squash olive oil salt 1 garlic clove, minced...

Turkey Meatballs in Creamy Herb Sauce

Easy oven baked turkey meatballs in a creamy herb sauce.  Good for dinner over cauliflower rice, or store separate from the sauce and have on hand for quick savory breakfasts! Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: Meatballs:...

Thai Lo Mein

Perfect for lunch or dinner, this vegetable Lo Mein is delicious! You can try a combination of vegetable noodles, but we used carrots and zucchini.  Feel free to add in snap peas, sliced kale, or cabbage--really any vegetable you like!  This is...

Veggie Goodness Grain Bowl Recipe

If you are looking for a filling meal that is vegan, gluten free and dairy free look no further. This Veggie Goodness Grain Bowl is so delicious that even meat lovers will be left without room for dessert. The raw veggies are refreshing, the...

Three Bean Pumpkin Chili

Three Bean Pumpkin Chili is the perfect comfort food for the autumn/winter seasons! It's warm, satisfying, and healthy! Three Bean Pumpkin Chili is a delicious, comforting vegan chili perfect for the cooler seasons that goes well as a side dish or main...

Wild Salmon and Sweet Potato Skillet Hash

Simple one skillet meal! Steam the sweet potatoes, sauté up the aromatics, broil the salmon and mix together.  Feel free to substitute other greens for the radicchio or toss in other vegetables you have in your refrigerator.  Quick, healthy and...

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Serves 6   Cranberry cauliflower rice stuffed acorn squash Prep Time: 50 Minutes Cook Time: 38 Minutes Ingredients: 3 acorn squash medium 3 Tbsp coconut oil black pepper to taste 1 head cauliflower 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/2 yellow onion medium, finely chopped...

Spicy Peanut Tofu Stir Fry

Serves 4 It's savory, satisfying and loaded with flavor. It's completely vegan and vegetarian friendly, as well as gluten free. Crispy tofu tossed in a homemade thai-style peanut sauce pan fried with shiitake mushrooms and onions. It tastes...

Skinny Enchilada Casserole

Lightened up version of your favorite Mexican inspired dish! Use leftover grains to make this a quick weeknight meal.  Add extra vegetables or even a sugar-free salsa to kick it up a notch! Be sure to look for BPA free cans for this recipe....

Tarragon Chicken Pot Pie

Comfort food--AIP style! Try this gut friendly, grain free Chicken Pot Pie, loaded with vegetables and the bright flavor of tarragon! Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 60 minutes Ingredients: For the filling: 1 tbsp solid cooking fat 1⁄2 yellow...

Smoky Tempeh Wrap with Mango Cabbage Slaw

These Smoky Tempeh Wraps are crispy & satisfying, while the Mango Cabbage Slaw is the perfect tangy complement. Top with some cilantro or avocado and you have an easy 30 minute meal that's sure to please! Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 15...

Swedish Meatless Meatballs

A gluten and dairy free meatless alternative to traditional Swedish meatballs with millet and vegetables for your next holiday gathering. Purթed walnuts create a rich and creamy sauce for serving. Prep Time: Cook Time: Ingredients: 2 T flaxseed...

Paleo Oven Salmon Cakes

Serves 2 Quick and easy to make from ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. They're crisp, light, and very satisfying — full of flavor and Omega-3s. They're delicious anytime and an awesome post-workout snack. Prep Time: 25...

Sesame-Crusted Tofu with Lemongrass-Orange Reduction

Serve these crispy tofu cutlets with steamed greens. The bright citrus sauce also works as a tasty topping for roasted squash. Quick, easy, tasty recipe! Prep Time: 15 Cook Time: 40 Ingredients: Cutlets 1 16-oz pkg. firm tofu, drained 6 Tbs....

Paleo Crockpot Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

One pot dishes are the way to go for busy people! This is coming from a truly busy person! You can use a whole chicken, breasts or thighs, a saute pan or a slow cooker, and a complicated ingredients list or just a few ingredients. Personally, I...

Nutty, Juicy Shroom Burgers, Protein Style

Dr. Steven Gundry, author of the book Plant Paradox, brings us this fabulous veggie burger that "bleeds!"  We are a big fan of his book, and his recipes. Use a large beet about the size of a baseball. And, you can use any kind of mushroom, but...

Grilled Eggplant With Mint

Serves 4 Grilling season is upon us! How about some eggplant grilled to perfection tossed in a delicious marinade! Prep Time: Cook Time: Ingredients: 8 small narrow globe or Japanese eggplants, halved lengthwise Salt 2 lemons Extra-virgin olive...

Lemon Pepper Tilapia

Incredibly simple, remarkably delicious--this is an entrթe that's elegant enough for entertaining and fast enough to brighten weeknight dinner doldrums. Tilapia is highly valued as a seafood source due to its many beneficial qualities, which...

Lentil Walnut Tacos With Smokey Cashew Queso Sauce

Learn how to make these delicious Lentil Walnut Tacos With Smokey Cashew Queso Sauce. Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 30 Minutes Ingredients: Lentil Walnut Filling 1 cup cooked french green lentils 1 cup lightly toasted walnuts 1 tablespoon...

Lasagna Squash Rollups

Check out this healthy lasagna that could make a great addition to your Thanksgiving table. Going meatless doesn't mean giving up flavor with this layered lasagna, filled with delicious and nutritious ingredients. Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook...

Ginger Shiitake Noodle Soup

It can be tough to get enough Vitamin D at this time of year when you're not exposed to much sunlight. The good news is shiitake mushrooms serve as a great source of Vitamin D. Couple this with nutritional powerhouse bok choy, and you've got...

Ginger Broiled Salmon

Ume Plum Vinegar is not really a vinegar at all! It's a brine from umeboshi (pickled ume plums and shisho aka beef-steak leaf). Its array of rare healthy organic acids, tangy flavor and salt livens up dips, soups, dressings, marinades, greens,...

Grilled Chili Lime Turkey Burgers

Serves 4 Made from organic turkey, scallions, cloves, peppers, and mushrooms, these burgers are a great summer time barbecue option. The coconut oil used adds a subtle savory element that you will surely enjoy. With options to wrap the burgers...

Gluten-Free Zucchini Pasta Primavera

Serves 4 Pasta primavera is Italian for springtime pasta, with a focus on bountiful spring veggies. Rather than being light, most versions of pasta primavera include a rich cream and Parmesan sauce over pasta — no one's definition of healthful!...

Earl Grey Shish Kebabs

Serves 4 Infuse your organic Shish Kebabs in your favorite Earl Grey tea! Prep Time: 30 Minutes Cook Time: Ingredients: 1 cup water 4 tea bags Aged Earl Grey Juice from 1 lemon 1 tbsp. honey Salt and pepper to taste 1 pound beef or chicken cut...

Chicken Tortilla-less Soup

Serves 4 This Crockpot Chicken Tortilla-less soup is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner after a busy day, or as an easy lunch to last you the week. Prep Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time: 4 Hours Ingredients: 2 T olive oil 1 yellow onion, diced 1...

Chili Pie with Cornbread Topping

Serves 8 Indulge in chili pie without going overboard on calories, salt, or sugar with this vegetarian version that's loaded with beans and vegetables. Swap salt for spices like cumin and chili powder to boost flavor and substitute white sugar...

Burrito Bowl with Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice is a great base for this delicious burrito bowl. Not looking for a vegan meal today? You can easily add grilled organic chicken or browed organic ground turkey, seasoned with chili powder and cumin. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook...

Caesar Chicken or Turkey Meatballs

You won't miss the bread crumbs or cheese in these delicious meatballs! Using delicate chicken or turkey means you need to be careful to not overcook them, but you'll also be rewarded with a light, yet delicious main dish.  Don't skip the anchovy paste! It...

Chicken and Apples with Squash Pasta

Have your pasta and eat it too! Spaghetti squash is a great stand in for traditional pasta. You could also use lightly steamed spiralized zucchini. Prep Time: 45 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes Ingredients: 2 medium spaghetti squashes 1...

Coconut-Buttermilk Grilled Chicken

Serves 4 Tender, infused with the creamy richness of buttermilk, and grilled to a perfect golden brown, this chicken is irresistible for any season and makes a wonderful summer barbecue! You can cook it up with any cut of chicken you desire....

Avocado Black Bean Burgers

Healthy Vegan Mexican spiced black bean burgers! Serves 4 Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 40 Minutes Ingredients: 1 tbsp ground flax + 3 tbsp water (or an egg) 1-15oz can black beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 medium avocado 2 tsp lemon juice...