Roasted Kobocha Squash Soup

Any squash can be used for this delicious creamy, and simple soup. Kobocha squash has got such a lovely, sweet but not too sweet taste that pairs perfectly with ginger. I picked a beauty up at the local farmer’s market this past weekend and roasted it and have been putting it in to many meals […]

Ellen’s No Bake Energy Balls

My sister Jill sent me an energy bar recipe and my other sister Karen was like- “Ellen, it’s OK for you to just follow a recipe, you don’t have to make it your own“…Ya…no, I really do. I made these with and without the protein powder- both delicious. You could make them with more raw, […]

Garlic Sautéed Kale with Hot Pepper

One of my all time favorite go-to’s. I can easily eat a whole head of kale by myself. Make sure the pan is hot before adding your greens. The cook time should be quick- Seriously super delicious. Garlic Sautéed Kale with  & Hot Pepper 1 bunch kale, washed, trimmed, and torn into bite size pieces 1 […]

Chipotle Baked Tofu

Not feeling well and going through my fridge, I wanted something quick and delicious that I didn’t have to fuss over. This was so good I made it again today.In 35-40 minutes you have perfect yumminess that really does taste a lot like chicken. This is great to have on hand- in the fridge as […]

Blueberry Coconut Kefir Love Bomb Lassi

Summer berries…I can’t get enough…this smoothie is also filled with belly loving probiotics, if you don’t have vegan kefir on hand, you can sub a non-dairy milk or a fruit kombucha for the  liquid (mango or berry is amazing). It has an incredible tangy-ness that is so delicious, reminiscent of a Fruit Lassi and is my […]

Perfect Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

This pie is DELICIOUS. I mean, seriously good. Serve it up with some Coconut Whipped Topping or a side of vegan vanilla ice cream…..I love love love this pie. Happy Holidays!!!! Perfect Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie The Filling: 1 1/3c pumpkin puree (1 15-ounce can or cooked pumpkin puree) 1/4c maple syrup 1/4c maple sugar […]

Wheat-Free Pumpkin Spice Bread

YUM. Pumpkin Spice Bread wheat-free 1-1/2c barley flour 3/4c maple sugar 1/2c walnuts – Optional 1t baking soda 1t baking powder 1/2t salt 1T cinnamon 1/4t nutmeg 1/4t allspice – 1/4c coconut oil 3/4c pumpkin puree 1″ piece of ginger, grated  3/4 nut milk 1t vanilla 1 lemon- juiced — Topping: 3T maple sugar 1t cinnamon […]

Cream of Zucchini Soup

Cream of Zucchini Soup This is the perfect way to use them, showcasing their sweet summer flavor. Roasting the zucchini first enhances the entire flavor of the soup but it is also an additional step in the preparation and is not necessary for a delicious soup. Wheat-Free, Gluten-Free 1 large onion, coarsely chopped 1 large […]

Amazing Chickpea Salad

Chickpea Salad This is BOMB served in a wrap with fresh veggies and lettuce or in between your favorite sprouted whole grain or gluten free bread slices- LOVE THIS! The celery really makes it taste like a mock tuna fish salad so don’t skimp! Feel free to choose other add-ins, like olives, herbs, fresh sweet […]

Summer Quinoa Salad

Summer Quinoa Salad 1 ripe avocado, pitted, and cubed 1 1/2c steamed quinoa 1T fresh basil 1/2c cooked, drained, chickpeas ½ tomato, small dice 2t fresh lemon juice or limejuice 1T Extra Virgin Olive oil 1/4t pink salt Black pepper to taste 1T nutritional yeast In a medium sized bowl, add the cooled quinoa (room […]