Lentils – A Healthy, Yummy, Low Cost Protein With our winter temps holding steady in and around the 30s, you may find yourself suddenly craving heavy carbs. Hearty lentils to the rescue! Lentils are the easiest of legumes to prepare, and a slow burning complex carb full of soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber forms … Continue reading Heart Healthy Protein & Fiber From a Seed
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Have you ever tried Falafel?
Do you know what they are? Falafel are a Middle Eastern street food of flavorful balls of ground chick peas or fava beans mixed with herbs and spices, fried and topped with tahini and hummus, served with lettuce, cucumber, tomato and pickled onions in a pita pocket. The first time I tried a falafel was … Continue reading Have you ever tried Falafel?
Apple Pie Bars
Even the "healthiest" granola or protein bar you find on the grocery store shelf can contain ingredients you may not want to consume regularly. KIND Bars, filled with nuts and seeds and coated with a drizzle of chocolate or caramel are, by far, the one bar that has the shortest, most whole food ingredient list … Continue reading Apple Pie Bars
Peaches are in Season!
Peach Cobbler Smoothie INGREDIENTS 2 cups frozen peach slices1 – 1 1/2 cups liquid of choice (almond, coconut, cashew or regular milk would all work fine)1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon vanilla3 tablespoons old fashioned oats1 tablespoon ground flax seed, hemp or chia seed1-2 tablespoons honey (start with one, add more if necessary) DIRECTIONS Add the peach … Continue reading Peaches are in Season!
No-Bake Key Lime Bars
I found this recipe on the Stark Brothers website where I get a lot of my plant stock from. It was created by Chef Aube Giroux who purchased lemon trees from them. You would never know this unique take on Key Lime Pie is vegan and gluten free because it tastes pretty darn delicious. They … Continue reading No-Bake Key Lime Bars
Sweet Potato Flat Bread
Recipe from popular YouTuber, Stacy, from Off Grid With Doug and Stacy 1 cup sweet potato, boiled & peeled1 cup flour (sprouted wheat or other)1/2 tsp salt2-3 Tbsp coconut oil (or other oil for frying) Peel and mash the sweet potato. Mix in the salt and flour until the dough is not sticky. Add more … Continue reading Sweet Potato Flat Bread
Baked Sweet Potato With Kale and Vegan Tahini Dressing
Last month I spoke about growing sweet potatoes because I love them so much and eat them often. This month, I am combining whole chickpeas with sweet potatoes in this month's recipe! The inspiration came from one of our fitness class participants who told me she looked up and made one of my Chickpea Salad recipes yesterday … Continue reading Baked Sweet Potato With Kale and Vegan Tahini Dressing
Raw Cream of Carrot Soup
When the weather cools, a lovely bowl of soup really warms the soul. Raw, creamy soups are the heart and soul of the season for me. Raw cashews are my go-to ingredient to make a creamy base for any raw soup. Some people like to use Miso, but I like the creamy texture that cashews … Continue reading Raw Cream of Carrot Soup
RAW VEGAN PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE
Some of my favorite foods and scents come with the Autumnal change of seasons. We're talking cinnamon and nutmeg, maple syrup and honey, crisp apples, the smell of fallen leaves, pumpkin pie and apple crisp fresh from the oven, and spicy hot chocolate and tangy mulled cider taken outdoors sitting by a roaring fire. Oh … Continue reading RAW VEGAN PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE
Apples + Cider = Fall Fun!
Apple picking season is pure joy in the fall, and the smell of a homemade apple pie baking in the oven conjures up images of curling up by the fireplace on a cold autumn evening drinking mulled cider. Apple cider is much more than a seasonal beverage—for many families, like maple sugaring, it is a … Continue reading Apples + Cider = Fall Fun!
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