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Avocado and Sea Salt Toast 10
Move over eggs ~ there’s a new perfect protein for breakfast. My Avocado and Sea Salt Toast has a healthy, balanced blend of fat, FIBER and protein with zero cholesterol. What’s not to love? If you are an avocado lover, like me, you may not have thought of using it […]

Creamy Avocado and Sea Salt Toast ~ Perfect for Busy ...

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This cheesy chia seed soup is simple, filling and comforting, and will help you lose weight naturally with the perfect blend of fiber, good fats and protein. Conquer your New Years Resolution! Cheesy Chia Seed Soup I have completely fallen in love with this soup. Warm, flavorful organic broth, hearty […]

Lose Weight Naturally with Cheesy Chia Seed Soup

Eggless Breakfast Taco ~ Made with Chickpea Flour 17
This Eggless Breakfast Taco is a simple and flavorful twist on a traditional breakfast burrito. Get your new year started off on the right foot – with an easy, healthy, delicious and light breakfast. If you are tired of the same old oatmeal, this recipe will knock your socks off! Plus […]

Behold the Eggless Breakfast Taco ~ Soft and Deliciously Egg-y ...

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. This sweet, spicy and savory Raw Thai Noodle Salad is easy to make and as an added bonus is also naturally gluten free and vegan. Walking through Native Sun last week I stopped and did a double take. Kelp noodles. Hmm. Interesting. I’m embarrassed to say I have never […]

Spicy, Sweet and Savory Raw Thai Noodle Salad ~ Easy, ...

Basic Vegan & Gluten Free Sugar Cookies 3
You will love this light, buttery, vegan and gluten free sugar cookie recipe made without butter!  They are cute, yes? It is the holidays and we all want to spend time with family and want our comfort foods.  After talking with my mother in law about her yearly cookie ritual and […]

Buttery Delicious Vegan and Gluten Free Sugar Cookie Recipe

Greens Salad with Avocado, Chickpeas, Quinoa and Hummus Dressing 2
Green Salad with Avocado, Chickpeas, Quinoa and Hummus Dressing is a hearty, yet easy to make salad that is sure to satisfy even the biggest appetite! “Call me, I need to share some recipes that I have been making….” Last week I got a text from Vivian at KyV Farm that […]

Green Salad with Avocado, Chickpeas, Quinoa and Hummus Dressing

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 Juicy Orange Vinaigrette over Crisp Pear & Apple Salad with Cranberries, Almonds and Fresh Rosemary. Need I say more? Juicy Orange Vinaigrette over Crisp Pear & Apple Salad with Cranberries, Almonds and Fresh Rosemary Sometimes an unexpectedly happy email pops into your inbox ~ maybe it is from an old […]

Juicy Orange Vinaigrette over Crisp Pear & Apple Salad with ...

Three Ingredient Vegan Ranch 1
This “Three Ingredient Vegan Ranch” is tangy, creamy and super easy to throw together. Your kids will love you (and their veggies) for it! Three Ingredient Vegan Ranch I’m “the Garden Mom”. This means that when volunteer requests came around at school I put my hand up to help fill […]

Three Ingredient Vegan Ranch ~ Tangy, Creamy and Easy to ...

Soft and Moist All Natural Kale and Flax Cornbread Muffin 6
Gently sweet, soft, moist and comforting – these kale and flax cornbread muffins are supremely satisfying. They are perfect for breakfast or as a great accompaniment for dinner (and your kids will love eating kale and flax). Imagine that! All Natural Kale and Flax Cornbread Muffins There is something comforting […]

All Natural Kale and Flax Cornbread Muffins

Luscious Lemon Olive Oil 1
Healthy, fresh and raw with all the colors and flavors of the rainbow – you’ll love my Luscious Lemon Olive Oil Dressing over Crunchy Rainbow Salad. Luscious Lemon Olive Oil Dressing over Crunchy Rainbow Salad Since leaving my corporate job I have been so much busier than I thought I […]

Luscious Lemon Olive Oil Dressing over Crunchy Rainbow Salad

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It’s back to school time and so many kids have gluten sensitivities. Allow us to share a yummy Gluten Free Snack Idea! Grape Skewers with Lemon Vanilla “Frosting” I thought I was SOOOO smart. At my daughter’s daycare I had created tons of vegan and gluten free lunch and snack […]

Back to School! Kid Tested Vegan Gluten Free Snack Idea ...

Dilled Chickpea Salad 4
If you’re working on cutting out fish and chicken, you’ll love this vegan and gluten free dilled chickpea salad. Dilled Chickpea Salad I confess. I miss tuna fish sandwiches and chicken salad – but substituting chickpeas with the same flavors is just as satisfying on a plant based diet.  I love […]

Chicken Out! Vegan and Gluten Free Dilled Chickpea Salad

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Discover the secret of my 3 easy ways to make a positive change in your diet, and enjoy a recipe for grilled tempeh with raspberry, horseradish mustard sauce. This quick and easy recipe will knock your socks off! The sauce does double duty as the perfect dressing, as well as a sweet/savory sauce – […]

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True or False – you will save money if you make it from scratch. The answer may surprise you. Learn my tips on how to make dinner quick, easy and cheap! Kale Spa Salad True. Sort of. I think back to my days before children, when I could gallivant about […]

Tips on How to Make Dinner Quick, Easy and Cheap!

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I have a confession that is very embarrassing – and it involves this delicious Chunky Salsa Taco Salad. I’m an “as seen on TV” junkie. I’ve tried: On a scale of 1-10 (10 being the best) here is how I would rank some the ones I’ve tried. Music Bullet 10 – […]

Chunky Salsa Taco Salad and my As Seen on TV ...

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Woodsy, meaty, delicious little bites of heaven. Soaking in a dash of sweet, tangy balsamic vinegar. You might hear angels sing when you bite into Roasted Balsamic Mushrooms and Tomatoes. Hen of the woods, bears head tooth, giant puffballs and the shaggy mane. They aren’t names of characters in a children’s book […]

Roasted Balsamic Mushrooms and Tomatoes

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Nutritional yeast vinaigrette is slightly tangy, a little sweet and savory at the same time. It’s perfect to dress a salad or marinated tofu or tempeh. One of my most favorite ingredients ever! Nutritional yeast is a vegan support formula where yeast (a form of fungus/mushroom) is grown on molasses, […]

Nutritional Yeast Vinaigrette

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Gingery Pepita Bars are a simple and delicious option for breakfast, snack or dessert. Portable, and so yummy! Gingery Pepita Energy Bars 100% delicious. Gingery Pepita Energy Bars These are so satisfying and EASY to make – you’ll never spend money on pre-made bars again.  I’ve been making tons of […]

Gingery Pepita Energy Bars – a little spicy, a little ...

Decadent Black Bean and Quinoa Brownie Fudge 11
Surprise and delight your friends with this Decadent Black Bean and Quinoa Brownie Fudge! Over a week ago I had this post ready to print when the unthinkable happened.  In an effort to get back to some normalcy and keep my mind off things I am up and looking at […]

Decadent Black Bean and Quinoa Brownie Fudge