Brussels Sprouts with Currants & Almonds

Brussels Sprouts with Currants & Almonds

Ingredients: 6-8 Tbsp coconut oil 1 lb Brussels sprouts, prepared and cut in half or quarters lengthwise Sea salt and black pepper 1/2 cup of finely chopped shallots 4 cloves finely chopped or minced garlic 2 Tbsp dried black currants 2 Tbsp slivered almonds Method: … Read More

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Plate with Vegan Sour Cream with garnish of cilantro and carrot

Vegan Sour Cream

Vegan Sour Cream This vegan sour cream can be used as is or it melts great as a ricotta style cheese on pizza or anything that goes in the oven. It gets a nice golden-brownish color when baked. Ingredients: 1.5 … Read More

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Paleo Salsa Dip

“Cheesy” Paleo Salsa Dip

“Cheesy” Paleo Salsa Dip This “cheesy” paleo salsa dip is a crowd winner at your next football or fancy party. If you can’t eat real cheese, this is a very satisfying second. Ingredients: 1.5 cups of soaked cashew All the cream from a … Read More

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Plate with hummus and garnish of parsley leaf and celery stick

Hummus, Roasted Red Pepper

Hummus is easy to make, a big hit at parties with a flower of veggies around it, and is simple for a quick after school or, in the office, snack with some carrot, cucumber, or celery sticks. If you are … Read More

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Plate with baba ganouj with garnish of parsley and a stick of carrot

Baba Ganouj 

I really love this twist on the traditional recipe. Baba ganouj, meet olive tapenade. Olive tapenade, meet baba ganouj. Match made in the food processor. Ingredients: 1 medium eggplant 2 medium cloves garlic 1/4 cup fresh lemon or lime juice … Read More

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Gluten-Free Vegan Persimmon Chai Bread Recipe (refined sugar free)

I am a little in love with persimmons and this cake! I modified the original recipe obtained from: http://www.glutenfreeveganlove.com/vegan-gluten-free-recipes/gluten-free-vegan-persimmon-chai-bread-refined-sugar-free/ Appox. Time: 1 hour 25 mins Makes: 2 loaves or 1 loaf and a bunch of cupcakes Ingredients: 7 ripe persimmons ½ … Read More

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Cinnamon Currant Chia Seed Pudding Ingredients

Cinnamon Currant Chia Seed Pudding

Makes 1 cup Ingredients: 1/4 cup of Chia seeds 1/2 cup of almond milk 3/4 cup of coconut milk from a can* 1/2 tablespoon of honey 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon 1 pinch of sea salt 2-4 tablespoons of soaked currants *Nutiva brand is … Read More

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Pumpkin "Cheese" cake decorated with raspberries and chocolate chips

Pumpkin “Cheesecake” cake

This recipe is from my favorite functional nutritionist, mentor, and overall superhero, Andrea Nakayama. I tweaked some minor details to make it more to my taste buds’ liking. It’s a great addition to any party, especially any autumn party! Add … Read More

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Fermented Red Kraut in a glass jar

Fermented Saurkraut

Ingredients: 4 1/2 lbs of thinly sliced cabbage (any color) 1/2 lb of shredded carrots (optional) 3 Tbs of Sea Salt or Himalayan Salt 2 cups of water couple of cloves of garlic, minced (optional) Method: Combine all of the … Read More

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Almond & Fruit Chocolate Energy Bars cut into squares

Almond & Fruit Chocolate Energy Bars

Modified from Almond Joy Raw Bars by Beard and Bonnet Original Base recipe: http://www.beardandbonnet.com/gluten-free-heart-healthy-2013-almond-joy-raw-bars-by-beard-and-bonnet/ Makes 7-8 snack size bars Ingredients: 1/4 cup raw cashews 3/4 cup almonds 1 cup dried cranberries or dried Cherries 2 Tbsp. coconut oil 1 tsp. g-free … Read More

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