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Recipe: {Mushroom Poblano Tart in Cornmeal Crust} V+GF

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 + Recipes|0 Comments

Recipe: {Harvest Cake with Vanilla Cream} P+V+GF

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 + Recipes|0 Comments

Recipe: {Almond Meal Cookies with Coconut & Cacao Nibs} P+V+GF Optional

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 + Recipes, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recipe: {Pomegranate-Glazed Portobello Steaks Over Lemony Spinach} V+GF

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 + Recipes|1 Comment

Recipe: {Banana-Hemp Granola} V+GF Optional

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|Books, Food + Recipes|0 Comments

Recipe: {Chickpea, Tomato and Bread Soup} V+GF Optional

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 + Recipes, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recipe: {Meyer Lemon Risotto with Sage} V + GF

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 + Recipes|2 Comments

Recipe: {Blueberry Cobbler} V+GF

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 + Recipes, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Recipe: {Spiced Chickpea Smothered Sweet Potato} V+GF

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 + Recipes|0 Comments

Recipe: {Indian Mint Rice w Caramelized Peanuts} V+GF

I am excited to share this beautifully written piece by my friend Pratima Anaé. My husband, son and I had the honor of meeting Pratima’s mother during her recent visit to California. We were invited to their lovely home for a delicious home-cooked meal and […]

By |November 6th, 2012|Connecting, Food + Recipes|Comments Off