Cheesy Garlic Alfredo – Weight Loss Friendly

By | 2018-04-18T14:43:34+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Food|0 Comments

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Wow!

This turned out crazy good and super cheesy-tasting.

I’ve decided to try to cut dairy as much as I can for my overall health, weight loss, and health of my growing baby!

But I LOVE dairy.  Feta Cheese on my salads, Yogurt with my fruit in the morning or in a smoothie, and especially CREAMY CHEESY ALFREDO for cheat days.

However, I found out how to make a delicious VEGAN alfredo.

I’ve tried a few recipes – but this one is my favorite so far.

Vegan, Gluten Free Dairy Free

Ingredients:

  • 1 White Onion, Chopped
  • 4 Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 2 Cups Vegetable Broth (chicken if you aren’t vegan)
  • 1/2 Cup Cashews, Raw
  • 1/4 cup Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp Pepper

Directions:

  1. First soak 1/2 cup cashews for about five hours- unless you have a great blender!
  2. Boil 1 medium onion in 1 cup broth until tender.
  3. Then add your 4 cloves of garlic.
  4. Simmer until water disappears, but don’t burn your onions and garlic!  I make sure to stir it until the water disappears.  This is really the only time-intensive thing about this whole recipe!
  5. Put the 1/4 cup nutritional yeast, dash of salt and pepper, onions and garlic, 1 tbsp lemon juice, and a 1/2 cup broth to blender and blend until creamy.
  6. WHOA!  Some people add a little Dijon mustard and avocado to kill the nutritional yeast but nutri-yeast is good for you- and it really grows on you if you’re having a hard time adjusting!

Bon Apetit!

By | 2018-04-18T14:43:34+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Food|0 Comments

About the Author:

Stephanie Hirsch has run multiple businesses online varying from weight loss and fitness to finance and personal development. Her passion is to take her years of running companies online to help mothers free themselves from the demands of traditional jobs to prosper in flexible, at-home jobs that they love to do.

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