Smashed Potato Gnocchi

These are INCREDIBLE. I used the leftovers from the Smashed Potatoes, with just a little bit of flour, these transform into one of my most favorite Italian delicacies. Gnocchi gone bad are just not a good scene, heavy, clumps of dough that stay with you long after you’ve eaten them- THESE WERE NOT THOSE GNOCCHI!. […]

Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce

Fresh Tomato & Basil Sauce 2 cloves garlic, smashed and minced 4c tomatoes, diced 1/4c fresh basil, lightly packed, chopped 1/4t black pepper 1/4c water 1/2-1 fresh cherry bomb, chili or other hot pepper, minced 1/3c extra virgin olive oil 1t salt or to taste In a skillet, add the olive oil and sauté the […]

Avocado Tomato Toast

Avocado Tomato Toast/ Open Faced Sandwich 1/2 ripe avocado 1/2 lemon, juiced 1T extra virgin olive oil salt and pepper 1 small, ripe tomato, thinly sliced 1 large slice whole grain or Gluten-free Bread Toast the bread. In a small bowl, smash the avocado with the lemon juice and olive oil. Season with salt and […]

Summer Pizza On the Grill

So yesterday was unbearably hot, the day before I had a fire going, so needless to say my food plan got confused. My plan was to whip up some Gnocchi’s with my leftover smashed potatoes but there was no way I was gonna be in the kitchen over boiling anything. I had stopped at Walker […]

Basic Everyday Sautéed Greens

The perfect side every day. I mostly stick to kale, I can’t ever get enough. Pictured was fresh baby spinach- divine.  All of the greens come out super tasty, kale’s just my fave. You can vary the flavors by adding spices, like ginger and for depth shoyu or gluten free tamari. In Italy they add […]

Simple Smashed Potatoes

Amazing served with pan-fried tempeh and a side of sautéed greens. This will serve 2-4, I always make the whole amount because I love the leftovers. You can use them as a base for a vegetable soup, or pan fry them into little patties- or I am hoping to make fresh Gnocchi with them tomorrow! […]

Fresh Tomato, Cauliflower & Basil Penne (GF)

Fresh Tomato & Cauliflower with Basil Pasta Sauce 1 small head cauliflower, cut and trimmed into bite size pieces 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 large tomato, diced 1/4c extra virgin olive oil 1/4c fresh basil, lightly packed, chopped 1/4t black pepper 1 small cherry bomb pepper, sliced 1t salt or to taste — 1 Pound […]

SAUTÉED SESAME KALE WITH GARLIC

  Fricken delicious. In 6 minutes you have fricken awesomeness. Serve with beans, tofu, tempeh, brown rice or quinoa etc. I ate mine with my fermented hot sauce. Kale with Toasted Sesame and Garlic 1 bunch kale, washed, trimmed, and cut into bite size pieces 1 large clove garlic, smashed, minced 1T un-hulled sesame seeds […]

Curried Cauliflower & Chickpeas

CURRIED CAULIFLOWER & CHICKPEAS  1 small onion, minced (I used the greens as well) 1  tomato, small dice 1 small head of cauliflower, cut into slightly larger than bite size pieces 1 1/2c cooked chickpeas 3T Extra Virgin Olive oil 1/4t turmeric 1” piece of fresh ginger, minced 1T green curry paste 1T curry powder […]

Corn Crusted Zucchini / Zucchini Cutlets

FRICKEN YUM Corn Crusted Zucchini /Zucchini Cutlets  1 large zucchini, sliced thinly on the bias 1clove garlic, smashed, minced olive oil for pan — Coating: 1/3c cornmeal 3T nutritional yeast 1/2t salt 1/4t ground black pepper Pinch ground cayenne pepper 1/4t chipotle powder In a large plastic container with an air tight, sealable lid, add […]