Oct 162014
 
A Healthier Uncrustables Alternative - Whole Grain, Sugar Free

I have it! Just for you, a (MUCH) healthier Uncrustables alternative! Whole grain, sugar free, wheat free, nut free, dairy free, preservative free, GMO free, kid tested and easy to make! My daughter has many demons to battle – food allergies and chronic ear infections. I have written many times about her allergies, but I haven’t

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Oct 032014
 
Have You Heard of Food Patriots?

Recently an email landed in my inbox from a gentleman named Sam. I clicked it open and the first line was a question. Have you heard of Food Patriots? In light of it being non-GMO month, I was intrigued by the name and read more. This story is about a Midwestern mom, Jennifer, whose son became really sick

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Oct 012014
 
Pumpkin Pie Breakfast Bars and Join me for Non-GMO Month at Native Sun

Real pumpkin, zingy ginger and pumpkin pie spice come together in my fall Pumpkin Pie Breakfast Bars - perfect for both breakfast and a hearty snack. Try them toasted – you’ll be in love. And the best part is hey are non GMO! Genetic modification is an issue that gets me fired up. The more I research

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Sep 142014
 
North African Spiced Vegetable Kebabs

North African Spiced Vegetable Kebabs with Coconut Tahini Sauce. Fragrant olive oil, fresh ginger, cumin, cinnamon and allspice – oh my! The other night I wanted something a little different. Something with some SPICE to it. And a creamy sauce to balance it out.  North African, or Chermoula, spiced kebabs with a coconut tahini sauce. Perfect.

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Sep 052014
 
Olive Oil and Garlic Naan Recipe made with Chickpeas!

I am so excited about this flourless Chickpea, Olive Oil and Garlic Naan recipe that I could do cartwheels! With a lovely bread-like texture and light crisp crust I’m wondering what took me so long to create something delicious with chickpea flour. My friend Vivian has been telling me for months that I had to

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Aug 192014
 
Vegan Back to School Lunch Ideas and a Secret at the End....

Last year I was mad as hell seeing what kids at my daughter’s school were eating. It could NOT be called food! Join my crusade to FIGHT BACK. This is my post on healthier plant-based vegan back to school lunches. You guys – we need to start getting PISSED about what kids are eating. Let’s control

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Jul 302014
 
Fight Tiredness and Fatigue through Hydrating Foods

 Your alarm wakes up out of a dead sleep and you hit the snooze button…. four times. Finally you drag yourself out of bed, get dressed and when you walk out the door a wall of heat and humidity hits. It is time to fight back naturally with hydrating FOODS for Summer. Recently I led

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Jul 102014
 
Easy Three Bean Salad, Naturally Vegan

Fresh summer produce gave me the idea for this Easy Vegan Three Bean Salad. There is nothing better than vine ripened tomatoes, hearty edamame and garbanzo beans, and crisp-tender green beans dressed simply with olive oil and sea salt. For cookouts, beach days, and everyday life, this is the PERFECT summer base salad. What is a

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Jun 262014
 
The Present Moment Cafe ~ Native Sun Night on the Town Event

 It is not often that you are greeted with a hug upon entering a restaurant. Love and passion for living foods is what sets the Present Moment Cafe apart from any old restaurant venue. Last Saturday I had the pleasure of co-hosting our fourth Native Sun Night on the Town event along with Yvette, the

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