Chocolate Chip Banana Scones

Posted by on May 23, 2011 in Breads / Muffins / Desserts, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Chocolate Chip Banana Scones Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup flour (I usually use a combination of kamut and buckwheat flours. *To make gluten free, see note below) 1/2 cup oatmeal (certified gluten free if desired) 1/4 cup ground flax seed 1 1/4 teaspoon aluminum-free baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon unrefined sea salt 6 tablespoons coconut oil 1/2 cup mashed bananas 1/3 cup buttermilk or yogurt (use almond or coconut milk to make vegan) 1 cup vegan dark chocolate chips or...

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Spelt Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted by on May 23, 2011 in Breads / Muffins / Desserts, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Spelt Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies A great recipe for getting kids acquainted with healthier grains! Ingredients: 3/4 cup organic virgin coconut oil 1 cup maple syrup or raw blue agave syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 cup boiling water 1 cup spelt flour 1 teaspoon unrefined sea salt 1 teaspoon aluminum-free baking soda 2 cups oatmeal 1/4 cup ground flaxseeds 1 cup vegan dark chocolate chips or unsweetened carob chips 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut (optional) Directions: Beat oil, maple syrup and vanilla with...

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Curried Apple Couscous

Posted by on May 23, 2011 in Appies & Sides, Gluten-Free, Main Courses, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Curried Apple Couscous I’ve made this with mangos as well with yummy results! If you wish to turn this side dish into a main course simply add some tofu or tempe (see note below). 4 tablespoons unsalted butter (or coconut oil to make vegan) 2 teaspoons curry powder 1 medium apple, cored and chopped 1 small onion, diced 1 cup whole wheat couscous* (or quinoa to make gluten free) 1 3/4 cup water 1 teaspoon unrefined sea salt 1/2 cup pine nuts or pecans, toasted if desired Small handful of mint, chopped In a...

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Homemade Yogurt & Spelt Crackers

Posted by on May 23, 2011 in Appies & Sides, Breads / Muffins / Desserts, Recipes, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Homemade Yogurt & Spelt Crackers This is a wonderfully simple cracker recipe that I found at Nourished Kitchen. Flaky, tender, crispy – these homemade crackers take little effort; however, they’re prepared first by soaking whole grain spelt flour in fresh yogurt which both tenderizes the flour and improves its nutritive qualities. Consider adding dried herbs to the dough for a variation in flavor. Ingredients: 3 cups whole grain spelt flour, plus extra for flouring the counter 1 teaspoon unrefined sea...

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Roasted Broccoli

Posted by on May 23, 2011 in Appies & Sides, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Roasted Broccoli Ingredients: 1 large head broccoli cut up (including sliced stems) 1/4 cup melted organic butter or ghee (clarified butter) juice of 1/2 a lemon 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/4 cup parmesan cheese unrefined sea salt and black pepper to taste Directions: Preheat oven to 375 F. Toss all ingredients together and transfer to roasting pan. Roast for about 15 min or until broccoli starts to brown and get a little crispy.

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Roasted Root Vegetables

Posted by on May 23, 2011 in Appies & Sides, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Roasted Root Vegetables Ingredients: 1 medium yam, cubed 1 small butternut squash, peeled and cubed (cut bulbous part off squash then slice skin off with knife) 2 carrots, sliced 2 parsnips, sliced 1 large onion cut into strips 1/3 cup organic extra virgin olive oil splash of balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon dried thyme unrefined sea salt and black pepper to taste Directions: Preheat oven to 375 F. Toss all ingredients together in large bowl. Transfer to roasting pan and roast for approx 45 min or until desired...

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