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 […]

Gingered(end of)Summer Squash Soup

So tasty!!!….I am still fighting this crud! I needed something warm and soothing for my throat, spicy enough to kill whatever’s left, and delicious enough to keep me happy. Sick all week meant there was only what was left after 10 days in the fridge and that was one lonely little Summer Squash and some cherry […]

Vegetable Noodle Soup

So ya I got.. SICK!…. like….NAILED! After 26 hours of Yoga Teacher Training that for me was a HUGE milestone ( my first TT ever)…I am now resting and eating simple foods. I have made this soup for the past two days and I am convinced that practice is mastery- the more you do, the […]

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 […]

Simple Broccoli with Lemon

This is one of those dishes that I forget how easily simple fresh ingredients can be elevated to extraordinary with almost no work. Did you know broccoli is filled with protein, 11 grams for every 100 calories? This was my Nana’s recipe, who cooked her broccoli way too long (but was still delicious), then my […]

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 […]

Raspberry Acai Berry Power Smoothie

Filled with natural anti-inflammatory ingredients, omega-3’s and recovery boosting antioxidants…this one is a winner! Raspberry Acai Berry Power Smoothie 1c nut milk 1T hemp seed 1t raw agave or raw local honey 1T coconut oil 1/2c Raspberries (fresh or frozen) 1T Acai Berry Powder 1T chia seeds 1T golden flax seeds 1t vanilla 1 scoop protein […]

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 […]