Tag Archives : Carrots


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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Roasted Carrots with Lentils and Sunflower Seeds

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Two days ago I clicked on a photo and my mouth started watering. Over carrots. I was visiting one of my usual favorite blogger’s site, Eat’s Well with Others, and came across a roasted carrot recipe with walnuts.  Of course I LOVE walnuts but my daughter is very allergic to them so I needed an […]


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 […]

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My New Business Adventure and Nutrient Packed Mila Cereal 1

I’ve got some good news and some bad news. Let’s start with the good news. If you have sleep problems, lack of energy, elimination and digestion problems, depression, excess weight, joint problems, skin issues and a host of other ailments, I have found something that can help! Even better, it’s not some pill or potion, shake or powder.  […]


Roasted Parsnip, Carrot, Potato and Onion Gratin

One more reminder….only a few days left to enter the giveaway.  There is still time to win! Gorgeous Parsnips from KYV Farm Parsnips are a root vegetable related, not shockingly, to the carrot.  They are a bit sweeter and are great for soups or casseroles such as this gratin.  I’ll admit that we have been roasting potatoes almost […]


Wine Down Wednesday – Roasted Moroccan Carrots and Tofu

Welcome back to Wine Down Wednesday where I review a vegan dish paired with two different wines from Broadbent Selections. For an ideal pairing we look at wines that compliment the flavors of the Roasted Moroccan Carrot dish; cinnamon, coriander and cumin. The wines chosen to pair are Weinert Carrascal (2007), Argentina and Spy Valley Sauvignon […]


Wine Down Wednesday – Fresh Avocado Spring Rolls and Dipping Sauces Two Ways 1

Welcome back to Wine Down Wednesday where I will review a vegan dish paired with two different wines. To pair wines with a meatless dish we must look at the spices and main flavors of the recipe. For the spring rolls we look for a wine that would pair well with the following ingredients – […]