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

. 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 […]

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Luscious Lemon Olive Oil Dressing over Crunchy Rainbow Salad

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 […]


Vivian’s Rockin’ Raw Root Veggie Salad

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 […]

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

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 […]


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 […]

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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!

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 […]


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

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 […]

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Teriyaki Quinoa with Crystallized Ginger

I can not tell you how happy I am to be in my new space and all set up after my big web hosting fiasco with Blogger/Google.  I still have a lot of work to do but at least I can create some recipes and work on all the categories […]


Tofu Satay with Steamed Broccoli (without the skewer)

Tofu Satay with Steamed Broccoli is a mouthwatering medley of flavors – salty, sweet, savory, aromatic and pungent. One bite and you’ll be in heaven! 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 […]


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My Secret to Health and Weight Loss

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 […]


Florida Coconut Thai Fish Packets

I will admit there are days I look in my fridge and no inspiration comes. Ha who are we kidding, that’s almost every day. But yesterday, inspiration struck in the form of parchment paper packets.  I found the basic recipe in Clean Eating, but chose to use my dad’s fresh […]


The Twelve Veggies of Christmas

First we brought to you the tale of Old McFrancisco had a Farm.And now my three year old and I bring to you….the Twelve Veggies of Christmas. Happy Holidays from FCC! On the first day of Christmas, right from KYV, A Wonderful Kohlrabi.  The second day of Christmas, right from KYV, Two […]


Creamy Asian Salad with Raisins

Here I am once again with an Asian salad. I know I make a lot of these but this was one of those recipes where I needed to use up a lot of veggies before I get my next fabulous CSA installment.  While I was making this I really wanted […]


Spicy-Sweet Miso Marinated Broccoli Salad and Eat. Live. Be.

Happy Valentines Day! I have such a wonderful recipe for you; but first, Eat. Live.Be. Today’s Eat. Live. Be. topic is “Straight from the experts”. I like the website RealAge which bases its information on a Scientific Advisory Board including the co-creators of the site; Michael F. Roizen, MD and […]


Heather’s Sweet and Spicy Tofu Stir Fry

I had such an amazing weekend.  Most of it was spent in my camper….in the driveway.  Remember how I told you that Chris is not a camping fan and, in fact, when I brought up the subject of buying one he wasn’t very happy (to say the least)?   Well we sat in […]


Spicy Broccoli Salad

It’s a new week and it sure is warm here in Jacksonville.  Yesterday turned out to be a nice day.  I got my food shopping done in the morning and went shopping with my mom in the afternoon.  We hit World Market they have these great ceramic non-paper coffee cups. They are dishwasher […]


Best Veggie Pasta Salad

My new thing on Sunday (starting as of last week) is to make a different big salad for lunches instead of soup as the weather is warming up a bit.  This was my first try and it is perfect for a snack or a light meal with the addition of a protein.  Best […]