Tag Archives : Broccoli


Spicy, Sweet and Savory Raw Thai Noodle Salad ~ Easy, Gluten Free and Vegan 3

 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 worked with these noodles of the […]

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Luscious Lemon Olive Oil Dressing over Crunchy Rainbow Salad 1

Since leaving my corporate job I have been so much busier than I thought I would be – but every minute has been filled with gratitude, peace and excitement about the future.  After 13 years in the structured day of corporate finance I expected to have anxiety with the change of moving into a self […]


Vivian’s Rockin’ Raw Root Veggie Salad 4

The moment one learns the joy of cooking is the moment things get interesting. A whole world opens up. Recipes, cookbooks, classes, TV shows and food blogs. It can be a bit overwhelming to the point that there are so many recipes you would like to create you ask, what will I create next? How do I […]

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What if…… and a Recipe For a Sweet and Salty Broccoli, Carrot and Tofu Stir Fry 2

A reflection on the importance of treating with food instead of medicine……. By now we have all figured out that the world didn’t end in December because we are all still here. But all that talk about the world ending got people talking. What if….. There WAS an emergency – a flu pandemic, a hurricane, terrorist attack, nuclear bomb…. I’ll […]


Savory Broccoli Hash Brown Casserole

If you are looking for an easy, light and super flavorful casserole you have found your recipe. This unexpected, savory sauce can be made the night before, and the casserole then thrown together in about five minutes if you are tight on time. Garlic, tamari, agave and tahini are what make this casserole interesting and […]

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Broccoli Stem Salad with Creamy Garlic Tarragon Sauce

Broccoli Stem Salad with Creamy Garlic Tarragon Sauce – Don’t Throw Those Broccoli Stems Away! 6

How many times do we throw food away and not think about it? According to the EPA “More food reaches landfills and incinerators than any other single material in municipal solid waste (MSW). In 2010 alone, more than 34 million tons of food waste was generated, with only three percent diverted from landfills and incinerators […]


Vegan Cheesy Broccoli & Rice Dip for a Clean Eating Cocktail Party 2

It’s a Clean Eating Cocktail Party at Cara’s Cravings! Recently my dear friend Cara invited me to join a cocktail party over at her place, www.carascravings.com.  Of course I said, absolutely! She got a bunch of us health food bloggers together and asked us to share a recipe we would serve at a cocktail party […]

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Tofu Satay with Steamed Broccoli (without the skewer) 2

Saturday Quick Post!   This was one of those dinners that came out so great that I wanted to save the list of ingredients but I hadn’t measured everything out.  If you typically follow a recipe to the letter (not mentioning any names, MOM), I encourage you to try this one out and just wing it […]


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My Secret to Health and Weight Loss 1

My secret to health and weight loss is one that isn’t mainstream yet, but it’s slowly growing in popularity.  I still am amazed to find people every day that haven’t heard of it. CSA The wide variety of vegetables I receive has enabled me to get more veggies into my plant based diet by keeping things interesting.  […]