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Main DishesVegetarian

Asian Style Tempeh Kabobs

I had some coworkers that have never liked the flavor of tempeh. As soon as I heard this, I was determined to make my version for them and show them how good it could be. I first created this recipe about 10 years ago when I was working for many...
September 8, 2019
Time saving Kitchen tipsKitchen Tips

5 Time Saving Kitchen Tips

I love eating healthy meals, but cooking from scratch can be time consuming. When you are trying to eat really clean or on a restricted diet you can’t use bottled, packaged or prepared ingredients, because they’re usually full of added chemicals and sugar. Instead, you have to do a lot...
August 12, 2019
Raw Carrot Ginger SoupSoups

Creamy Raw Carrot Ginger Soup

I originally created this Raw Carrot Ginger Soup years ago for a client who was eating a raw diet. I was delighted at how delicious and satisfying it was.  I don’t usually follow a raw diet but I have made this soup for myself frequently during the hot summer months...
August 5, 2019
Garbanzo Bean SaladSaladsVegetarian

Garbanzo Bean Salad

This is a quick and easy salad to throw together using a simple ingredient, garbanzo beans. The vinegar nicely marinates the beans as it sits for a few days, adding digestive enzymes. I like the flavor of rice vinegar, but I also use apple cider vinegar for its health benefits.…
April 2, 2019
Dairy Free FrittataBreakfastVegetarian

Dairy Free Vegetable Frittata

I make a lot of these dairy free vegetable frittatas every summer when I cook for retreats. This recipe is perfect for a quick breakfast or lunch (when you make it ahead of time) as this frittata is a meal in one. It is great served immediately, but also keeps…
January 21, 2019
Gluten Free Salmon CakesMain DishesSnacks

Gluten-Free Salmon Cakes

Fish cakes were one of the foods that I really missed when I started a gluten-free diet. I used to order them at my favorite seafood restaurants but had to stop as they typically contain breadcrumbs. I was pretty bummed until I realized that I could create my own gluten-free…
January 14, 2019
Beverages

Making Fresh Almond Milk

Making fresh almond milk might seem like a luxury until you do it a few times and see how easy it is. It really helps to have a Vitamix blender, but a regular blender is fine too. For someone who has just started to eliminate regular dairy, you may miss…
December 3, 2018
Lima Bean DipSauces and Dips

Yummy Lima Bean Dip

If you were asked if you would like some lima bean dip, you might be just like me and think, "uh, no thanks."  Lima beans don't get a lot of love. I think it has something to do with those frozen vegetable and lima bean medleys that used to be…
July 2, 2018
Hydrating Foods - woman with cucumber lemon waterBeveragesHealing Foods

5 Foods that Help You Hydrate

The summer heat makes us sweat. When we sweat, we lose moisture (as well as nutrients, like potassium and sodium). When this happens, we are prone to symptoms of dehydration. The symptoms can be as obvious as feeling thirsty or, in some cases, more ambiguous. You can experience anything from…
June 11, 2018
roasted cauliflowerVegetables

Roasted Cauliflower

One of my cooking clients recently told me that she is becoming a cauliflower fan because of me.  She has been on a very restricted diet and was not eating potatoes for a while and continues to stay away from rice. So on the evenings that I make the rest…
February 27, 2018