March 24, 2020

Immune Boosting Tonic

    

Ingredients:

1½ cups water

1 tbsp apple cider vinegar (with mother)

1 tbsp lemon juice

½ tsp ground ginger or 1 tsp ginger juice*

¼ tsp ground turmeric

1 tsp Manuka honey or a raw, unfiltered honey

Instructions:

  1. Add ingredients excep...

February 26, 2020

Enjoy this vegan version of classic tuna salad made with chickpeas. I first tried chickpea "tuna" salad at Cornucopia Health Foods - a wonderful health food store in Sayville, NY. Loved it! So I went to work on my own recipe.

Ingredients

1 can chickpeas (Eden Organics br...

January 26, 2019

Super Simple Crust:

This crust is used for my QUINTESSENTIAL VEGAN QUICHE recipe but works well for a variety of main dish and dessert recipes! Yum and so simple and it's gluten and dairy free!!! Very important for someone like me who cannot make a crust!

Ingredients:

1¼...

January 26, 2019

Crustless Mini Quiche Appetizers:

Ingredients:

1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 clove garlic

¼ cup onion, finely chopped

1 medium zucchini, sliced and quartered

½ cup shiitake mushrooms, finely chopped

½ cup red pepper, finely chopped

¼ tsp sea salt

¼ tsp black pepper

½ cup garba...

January 26, 2019

 Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 45 minutes

Super Simple Crust:

Ingredients:

1¼ cup quinoa flour

½ tsp sea salt

1 Tbsp raw sugar

1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/3 cup cold water

Instructions:

  1. Add quinoa flour, sea salt, and sugar to a medium bowl and stir to mix.

  2. A...

December 18, 2018

With cold and flu season in full swing I wanted to re-post my go-to Immune Boosting Broth. So yum and warming and filled with nutrients to give your immune system what it needs to fight off the worst winter can throw at us. I paired my Broth lunch with a salad of arugu...

July 28, 2018

Power Oatmeal

For years I never ate oatmeal for breakfast because I was one of those people who would be absolutely starving an hour after breakfast. Oatmeal just did not sustain me...until now. The addition of particularly the chia seeds sustains me all morning...not t...

White Bean Mash

Prep and cook time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

4 cloves garlic

½ cup green onions, white and greens sliced

1 cup shiitake mushrooms, chopped

2+ tbsp vegetable broth

1 can cannellini beans, drained

½ tsp ground or fresh ginger

sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to t...

Chickpea Sweet Potato Burger

Prep and cook time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

1 cup carrots

1 can chickpeas, drained

1 medium sweet potato, cooked (baked or microwaved) and peeled

1 tbsp chia seeds

1 cup kale, stems removed

2 tbsp shallot

2 cloves garlic

½ tsp ground or fresh ginger

½...

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

This plant-based variation on the traditional Shepherd’s Pie blends the savory mix of lentils with the sweet taste of sweet potatoes combined with lots of veggies and greens for a spin on a recipe dating back to the 18th century.

Total prep and cooki...

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