Garlicky Green Beans With Pine Nuts

Posted by on Aug 7, 2011 in Appies & Sides, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Garlicky Green Beans With Pine Nuts Ingredients: 1 tablespoon organic unsalted butter 1 tablespoon organic extra virgin olive oil 1 medium head garlic – peeled and sliced 1 lb fresh green beans 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice unrefined sea salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup pine nuts Directions: Steam green beans to reach desired tenderness. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter with olive oil; add garlic, and cook until lightly browned, stirring frequently....

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Maple Cinnamon Pumpkin Seed Butter

Posted by on Aug 3, 2011 in Appies & Sides, Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Maple Cinnamon Pumpkin Seed Butter Not only is this recipe delicious but pumpkin seeds are also loaded with the mineral zinc. Some of the health benefits of zinc include proper functioning of immune system, digestion, control of diabetes, improves stress level, energy metabolism, acne and wound healing. It is also a major factor in fertility/pregnancy, hair care, eczema, weight loss, night blindness, colds, eye care and appetite loss along with many other factors. Ingredients: 3/4 cup of raw pumpkin seeds (soaked...

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Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Posted by on Jul 21, 2011 in Breads / Muffins / Desserts, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp This is a super yummy summertime recipe! Try substituting whatever fresh, local fruits you have on hand for the strawberries and rhubarb. You can also experiment with different kinds of nuts such as raw cashews, pine nuts or walnuts…get creative! Ingredients: 3/4 cup whole spelt flour 2/3 cup natural pecans, chopped 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup unrefined/raw cane sugar (Panela is great and can be found at Whole Foods.) 1/2 teaspoon fine grain unrefined sea salt 1/2 teaspoon organic...

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Roasted Vegetable Pasta Sauce

Posted by on Jul 17, 2011 in Gluten-Free, Main Courses, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Can’t decide what to make for dinner? This pasta sauce is sure to be a hit! It’s easy, and best of all it’s bursting with the freshness of a trip to the farmers market! Ingredients: 1 medium eggplant, cut lengthwise into eighths 1 large red pepper, halved 1 large jalapeno pepper, halved and deseeded 1 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise 1 tablespoon organic extra virgin olive oil 1 medium cooking onion, chopped 4 large cloves garlic, minced 6 medium roma tomatoes, diced A generous splash of red...

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Quinoa with Caramelized Tofu

Posted by on May 24, 2011 in Gluten-Free, Main Courses, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Quinoa with Caramelized Tofu Ingredients: 2 cups water 1 cup quinoa (presoaked and rinsed) 350 g (12 oz) extra-firm tofu cut into bite sized cubes a few pinches of unrefined sea salt 2 tablespoon organic virgin coconut oil, divided (1 tbsp for tofu, 1 for sprouts) 2 medium cloves garlic, minced 1/3 cup pecans, toasted and chopped 3 tablespoons unrefined cane sugar 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped 1/2 lb brussels sprouts, washed and sliced into thin strips Directions: Add water to medium pot and bring to a boil over high...

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Whole grain Porridge

Posted by on May 23, 2011 in Breakfast, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Whole grain Porridge Ingredients: 1 cup oat groats 1 cup soft wheat berries 1 cup spelt berries 1 cup kumut berries 1 cup rye berries 1 cup farro (not pearled) 1 cup barley (not pearled) Mix grains together and keep in airtight container to be used as needed 2 cups whole grain mixture 6 cups water 1 teaspoon unrefined sea salt For each bowl: 1/2 cup cooked grains 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1/2 cup sliced strawberries* handful slivered almonds* 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup...

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