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 […]

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 […]

Black & White Bean Soup with Greens

Black & White Bean Soup with Greens This soup is wonderfully hearty and delicious. The rice can be substituted with gluten free pasta or another grain of your choosing. Adding in a mix of greens would be amazing but I am partial to kale. Wheat-free Gluten-free 1 large onion, medium dice 1c tomato puree or […]

Pine Nut Basil Pesto

Pesto is a sure sign summer is here, with it’s fresh beautiful taste. Basil also has a whole host of healing properties including anti-bactieral, anti-inflammatory, and anti-aging as it is filled with antioxidants…..Good news for all of us, and as easy as Pesto! I picked this beautiful bag of basil up yesterday at the local farmer’s market […]

Strawberry Maca Cacao Power Smoothie

Still obsessed with strawberries..This one add a little bit more umpf to the morning, natural energy from raw cacao and chia seeds make for a sustainable energy high. D E LI C I O U S. Strawberry Maca Cacao Power Smoothie 1c nut milk 1T hemp seed 2-3 t raw agave or raw local honey […]

Strawberry Coconut LOVE Power Smoothie

June is STRAWBERRY MONTH!!! I can literally pound a quart back in the car before I even get them home so around this time I buy them every time I see them. I clean, trim, half  and freeze them so I can have them all through the year. A good freezing tip is to place […]

Gluten Free Flour Free Jam dots

Gluten Free Flour Free Jam dots makes 20 one oz cookies 1c coconut flour 1c roasted almonds 1 cup oats 1/4t cinnamon 1/2t salt —- 1/2c maple syrup 1/2c coconut oil 1/2t vanilla — 3T jam preheat oven to 350º If you are starting with raw almonds, roast them on a cookie sheet @ 350 […]

Tomato Red Lentil Soup

This soup is so easy to make and a quick cooking source of  vegetable protein. Delicious on its own, or packed with freshly steamed, or sautéed greens. Tomato Red Lentil Soup 1 large onion, coarsely chopped 1 large can or 1 jar (28oz) strained, pureed tomatoes 1 clove garlic, smashed 1t black pepper 1/2t cayenne […]

Pasta Con Tanti Funghi alla Crema / Pasta with Many Mushrooms Cream Sauce

Pasta with Many Mushrooms Cream Sauce I made this pasta on my birthday and I am telling you, NO ONE, unless they were crazy, would miss the dairy, butter, or cheese in this recipe. The cashews offer a super creamy, velvety texture; paired with the divine savory intensity of the mushrooms is SUPER FRICKEN YUM. […]

Sticky Sesame Ginger Tempeh

This is so delicious, fast and easy to make. I eat this with sprouted quinoa or brown rice with a big side of fresh or sautéed greens. SO FRICKEN YUM. Sticky Sesame Ginger Tempeh 1 package of tempeh, cut in half, then evenly into slices 1large clove garlic, smashed and minced 3T extra virgin olive […]