Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa, pronounced “Keen-wa” is a great wheat and gluten free alternative to starchy grains. Some of the benefits of this super-food are: it is protein rich, has twice as much fiber as other grains, is high in magnesium, iron, B vitamins, calcium, potassium, vitamin E and many antioxidants. It also cooks quick and is delicious […]

Nutritious and Easy Chocolate Bars

No traditional chocolate and dairy in these bars! Instead the main ingredient is a superfood called Cacao. Cacao comes from the seeds of the fruit of the cacao tree – the original, natural chocolate. Some benefits of Cacao are: more antioxidant properties than Blueberries and Bananas, full of phytonutrients, calcium, magnesium, highest plant based source […]

Lentil Loaf

Enjoy this vegan, gluten free Lentil Loaf as a change from meat loaf. Lentils are one of the healthiest foods you can eat. Not only are they good for your heart and blood sugar but they are a good source of iron, protein, Vitamin B1 and B6, zinc, potassium and magnesium. In addition, they are […]

Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Before you throw away the seeds from your pumpkin, you may want to consider how many health benefits there are in those little seeds and start adding them to your diet. Magnesium, manganese, copper, protein, zinc are some of the nutrients. Plus they are an antioxidant, contain fiber, may help with heart, liver and bone health and […]

Rice Stuffed Poblanos

These are a quick and easy meal. Serve with a salad and you are good to go. Rice Stuffed Poblanos Print Recipe CourseMain Dish CuisineVegetable Servings 6 Servings 6 Rice Stuffed Poblanos Print Recipe CourseMain Dish CuisineVegetable Servings 6 Servings 6 Ingredients 6 large Poblano Peppers Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 cups cooked long grain […]

Ratatouille

This is hearty and nutritious vegetable stew is a great way to get the benefits from a variety of vegetables. It tastes even better the day after you make it! Cook a big batch and freeze in smaller portions. Defrost in the morning and it’s ready to re-heat for lunch or dinner. Use the stove […]

Pasta Bean Soup

So many nutrients in this filling soup. It’s a meal by itself with tomatoes, beans, pasta and spinach. There is an option to make this gluten and grain free. If using dried beans, cook before adding to the soup. As always, organic ingredients are the healthiest. Pasta Bean Soup Print Recipe CourseMain Dish CuisineSoups Servings […]

Refreshing Fruit Popsicles

Keep it simple and healthy! Enjoy the benefits of fresh fruit in a refreshing popsicle. As always, organic fruit is the best choice. Refreshing Fruit Popsicles Print Recipe CourseDessert CuisineFruit Servings 8 popsicles Servings 8 popsicles Refreshing Fruit Popsicles Print Recipe CourseDessert CuisineFruit Servings 8 popsicles Servings 8 popsicles Ingredients 1 Peach or Mango, peeled […]

No Tuna Tuna Salad

The main ingredient in this salad is Chickpeas or Garbanzo beans. So like all beans, they are high in fiber, protein and many other nutrients. The seaweed flakes give it the fish flavor. Seaweed is high in minerals, vitamins, amino acids, is anti-oxidant and helps produce collagen (helps with sagging skin, wrinkle and lines). Make […]