Category: Recipes

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Fruit and Toasted Almond Stuffing

Combine a mixture of apples, almonds, dried cherries, vegetables, bread and spices and Voila! Enjoy this delicious vegetarian addition to your Thanksgiving dinner. 12 cups oatmeal bread or whole-wheat bread cubes ¾ cup almonds, coarsely chopped 5 Tbs. olive oil 1 large red onion, quartered and thinly sliced (2 cups) 2 celery stalks, sliced (1 cup)...

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Chickpea Peanut Butter Cookies

These delicious cookies will naturally satisfy any sweet tooth, without gluten, flour, oil or eggs.  1 1/4 cup chickpeas smash in food processor 2 TBS. Vanilla 1/2 cup plus 2 tbs. natural peanut butter ( this is a must) must use natural or organic etc. 1/4 cup honey or agave 1 tsp. baking powder Pinch...

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Creamy Guacamole Gazpacho

The flavors of lime, cilantro and avocado combine in this creamy gazpacho. The cucumber contributes a light crunch 3 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted 2 cups low-sodium vegetable stock 1 bunch scallions, chopped Juice of 2 limes 1 tsp. ground cumin ⅛ tsp. hot pepper sauce, or more to taste 2 large ripe tomatoes, chopped...

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Asparagus and Goat Cheese Quesadillas

Give this simple fifteen minute recipe a try. It makes for a great dish, whether your entertaining guests or dining in. Are your taste buds ready? 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces salt and pepper to taste 2 (10 inch) flour tortillas 4 ounces...

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Mango, Banana and Blueberry Salad

A delicious healthy blend of fresh fruit in a tangy honey-ginger dressing. 1 large mango 2 bananas, sliced 1 1/2 cup blueberries 3 tsps fresh lemon juice Dressing 3/4 cup nonfat yogurt 1tsp honey 2 tsps minced candied ginger Combine dressing ingredients and pour over salad. Serve on watercress if desired. Serves 4 Recipe by:...

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Holiday Gingersnaps

I don’t know about you, but any excuse to eat cookies is welcomed. This is a favorite of mine and my family’s. Who could have Christmas without baking cookies? I recommend using Black-strap molasses, because it has lots of nutritional value as a great source of calcium and iron. 1 1/2 cups butter (no substitutes),...

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Carrot Ginger Soup

Share the love this Valentine’s Day with a recipe that is sure to please. This creamy soup is brimming with healing anxtioxidant rich properties. Beta-carotene contained in carrots, which in our bodies then converts to Vitamin A, helps to strengthen the immune system and is a great cleanser for the body.  Also, if your feeling...

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Winter Vegetable Chili

I couldn’t resist sharing this recipe as I have been inspired to cook for the first time since spring. Cool nights and mornings have put me in the mood for chili and this happens to be the best chili I’ve ever eaten…and it’s vegan! 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 2 medium garlic cloves,...