Spelt Flour Pasta

Posted by February 20, 2017 | Leave your thoughts
I love trying different whole grain pasta dishes out on my family.  They are much healthier than white pasta and have great texture.  Tonight I used spelt flour pasta (it’s a whole grain and higher in protein), tossed in sauted minced garlic and olive oil with spinach and tomatoes.

Meatless Monday Veggie Burgers

Posted by February 13, 2017 | Leave your thoughts
Happy Meatless Monday everyone!  Homemade veggie burgers are one of my favorite things to make because they are so yummy and healthy! To make these I use a mix of grains (buckwheat, millet and quinoa) about 2-3 cups cooked according to instructions on package. Also add a flax egg (1 tablespoon ground flax and 3 tablespoons… Read More…

Roasted Sunchoke and Cauliflower Soup

Posted by January 30, 2017 | Leave your thoughts
Happy #MeatlessMonday!  In the winter I crave soups to keep me, and my kitchen, warm.  This is one of my favorites because it has a creamy consistency and unique flavor!  Plus, it’s super healthy! Here’s what you need to make this roasted sunchoke and cauliflower soup: 5 sunchokes 1 head cauliflower 2 cloves garlic 1/2… Read More…

Healing Miso Soup

Posted by January 23, 2017 | Leave your thoughts
This last week almost everyone in my household has been been sick.  This soup somehow just soothes…. To make: 1 tablespoon yellow miso paste (filled with probiotics to help fight illness) 1 carrot chopped 1 stalk celery chopped 1 green onion chopped and a sprinkle of chopped seaweed Heat in a saucepan with 4 cups of… Read More…

Recipe for Split Pea Soup!

Posted by January 16, 2017 | Leave your thoughts
Happy Meatless Monday everyone!  Our family’s favorite soup can be found at California Pizza Kitchen.  It’s the Dakota Smashed Pea and Barley Soup and it’s SO good!  Plus it is really high in protein and naturally low fat.  Sometimes I make it at home using this recipe: Click Here

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Posted by January 9, 2017 | Leave your thoughts
For Meatless Monday try these stuffed portobello mushrooms from The Plantpower Way recipe book, written by Rich Roll and Julie Piatt.  This is by far my favorite cookbook and I use the recipes in it constantly.  (Click here to order) Mushrooms are one of the vegetables that Dr. Fuhrman says to eat every day for… Read More…

Meatless Monday Chili

Posted by January 2, 2017 | Leave your thoughts
Happy Meatless Monday!  For those of you wanting to get healthier in 2017, here is a delicious, low-fat  and filling recipe for Veggie chili! Enjoy! My Favourite Vegan Chili with Homemade Sour Cream