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Quinoa Pasta w. Asparagus, Spring Peas & Cherry Tomatoes

This delicious dish is perfect for Spring. It’s simple and easy to prepare, light yet satisfying, packed with healthy seasonal vegetables and best of all, kid-approved.
Ingredients

8 ounces quinoa pasta
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 pounds thin asparagus, trimmed and cut […]

By |March 15th, 2015|Food|0 Comments

Mushroom Poblano Tart in a Cornmeal Crust

Inspired by a polenta cornmeal crust from the book Ancient Grains for Modern Meals by Maria Speck and a mushroom poblano filling featured in Bon Appétit, this easy-to-prepare tart is perfectly delicious any time of day. Cornmeal, poblano chile peppers and crimini mushrooms make a divine […]

By |October 14th, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Harvest Cake w. Coconut Vanilla Cream

Bring together the flavors of the season with this comforting cake adapted from Roost blog. Slightly spiced, naturally sweetened and entirely free of grain, gluten and dairy, this earthy cake is delicious and leaves you feeling good. If you prefer a layered cake, simply […]

By |October 11th, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Almond Meal Cookies w. Coconut & Cacao Nibs

These gluten-free cookies are fabulously nutty and have a toasty, espresso-like flavor. Just another wholesome yet delicious recipe from The Sprouted Kitchen that will please even the most discerning ‘lil cookie lover. Enjoy with a cold glass of your favorite kind of milk!
Ingredients

1 1/4 cups almond meal
1/4 cup cacao […]

By |September 9th, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Pomegranate-Glazed Portobello Steaks Over Lemony Spinach

In Superfood Kitchen by Julie Morris, beautiful dishes are entirely composed of plant-based, nutrient-dense, and whole foods that energize, nourish, and taste delicious. Delightfully written and gorgeously illustrated, this book is coffee-table worthy and the information presented about superfoods is invaluable for anyone who wants to nourish […]

By |July 23rd, 2013|Food|1 Comment

Banana-Hemp Granola

This banana-hemp granola recipe is from one of my new fave cookbooks, Superfood Kitchen by Julie Morris. It’s easy to make and so delicious. I let my toddler mash the bananas and he gets really excited when he smells a fresh batch baking in the oven. […]

By |July 19th, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Chickpea, Tomato & Bread Soup

This delicious recipe from Yotam Ottolenghi’s vegetarian cookbook Plenty is a take on the Tuscan ribollita. Somewhere between a soup and a vegetable stew, it is a warming and filling meal in a bowl after which you don’t need much~ maybe just a little […]

By |May 26th, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Meyer Lemon Risotto w. Sage

I’m kind of obsessed with the Meyer lemon. Living in Southern California, we are fortunate to have beautiful mature Meyer lemon trees growing right in our back yard. It flowers intermittently throughout the year, but the main season of production is in the spring. The […]

By |May 23rd, 2013|Food|2 Comments

Warm Blueberry Cobbler

This is a special treat our family loves to enjoy on occasion. My husband came up with the recipe a few months ago and our toddler has been asking for it by name ever since. “Cahhhh-blurrrr pleeeease Mama.” It’s gluten-free, vegan, simple to make, […]

By |April 9th, 2013|Food|2 Comments

Spiced Chickpea Smothered Sweet Potato

A slightly spicy chickpea and tomato stew plays off of a bright orange sweet potato in this flavorful recipe. This hearty dish is simple to throw together, packed full of goodness, and is perfect for keeping warm on a chilly night.
Ingredients

2 medium sweet potatoes, […]

By |February 16th, 2013|Food|0 Comments