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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Simple Lentil Soup with Greens

I used fresh local spinach and it could not have been more satisfying. You can strip this soups down to just the onions and garlic and it would still be delicious. The turmeric adds a boost of anti inflammatory and antibacterial properties that we could all use more of and the cumin just makes it […]

Spicy Raw Almond Sesame Sauce

Not all of the ingredients in this sauce are raw, however feel free to add in, subtract out what you need. Just the perfect amount of spicy heat. I sauced up some organic gluten free buckwheat noodles and sprinkled black sesames atop…nomnomnomnomnom Spicy Raw Almond Sesame Sauce 1/2c raw almond butter 1/2t toasted sesame oil 1T […]

Banana Vanilla Power Smoothie

Tastes more like a giant vanilla milkshake!!! Usually I am not a fan of bananas in my smoothies, this…is SO DELICIOUS. Banana Vanilla Power Smoothie 1c nut milk 1T hemp seeds 1t raw agave or raw local honey 2c chopped, frozen bananas 1 heaping T tocos 1T gold flax seeds 1T coconut oil 1t vanilla […]

Pickled Beets with Onions

Pickled Beets with Onions These keep amazingly well in the fridge- even though they may not last as long as you would like because they are SO DELICIOUS! They are a great accompaniment to lunches and sandwich type meals. 2 pounds red beets, scrubbed and washed 1 small onion, sliced very thinly 2T extra virgin […]

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 […]

Sesame Tahini Ginger Dressing

This dressing is to DIE FOR! Sooooooooo fricken yummy and easy to make. Tahini offers more protein than milk and plenty of calcium to boot. The ginger has been used in eastern medicine as a natural anti inflammatory and pain killer so after a killer HERO WOD this morning this was the perfect outfit to dress […]

Roasted Spring Asparagus

This winter took SO LONG to break…for me the 1st signs of light are tulips and asparagus- so when I walked into the River Valley Co-Op and saw beautiful bunches upon bunches of purple tipped asparagus, I knew spring had finally sprung. I am of the school that the simplicity of the main ingredient is […]