I have been using this tried and true recipe from Yankee Magazine for years! It is simple, very versatile, and uses only a few ingredients you most likely already have on hand. Make it your own with the addition of nuts, cranberries and spices that you can turn into a special loaf for all your … Continue reading Banana Bread
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
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!
Cauliflower Taco Bites
This recipe is very versatile. You can eat them as a snack, as is, dipping into the Chiptole Lime sauce. Or you can use them in place of meat in a taco shell, using the Chipotle Lime sauce in place of sour cream. Or, you can roll the tots in Italian breadcrubs and parmesan and … Continue reading Cauliflower Taco Bites
2020 Vision – Lentil Soup
Although I did indulge in a whole mess of sweet treats this holiday season, I still enjoyed quite a bit of whole food meals centered around a hearty and home-made bowl of soup! Lately our go-to soup has been my daughter's recipe for broccoli cheese soup and it has been so satisfying, and paired with … Continue reading 2020 Vision – Lentil Soup
Healthy Sweet Treat Alternatives to Eating Candy this Halloween
In association with Halloween, it is hard to steer clear of the lure of colorful bags of candy in all forms in the store and get kids to think differently when all the other kids are indulging heavily. Candy is popular worldwide and mostly made from sugar, artificial flavors, preservatives and food dyes, which provide … Continue reading Healthy Sweet Treat Alternatives to Eating Candy this Halloween
Apple Pie Smoothie
'Tis the season of apples and pumpkins and cranberries, oh my! And one of my favorite times of the year! Apples are readily available right now and they don't get any fresher when you get them from your local orchard or even pick them yourself! Oh. My. Goodness. A freshly picked apple has such a … Continue reading Apple Pie Smoothie
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