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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

California Citrus Salad w. Quinoa & Toasted Walnuts

Mildly sweet oro blanco grapefruit and luscious blood oranges and are paired with peppery arugula, tiny pearls of quinoa, creamy avocado and crunchy walnuts for a simple, healthy and delicious salad. It doesn’t get more “California” than this!
Ingredients

1 cup cooked and cooled quinoa
2 medium blood oranges
1 oro blanco grapefruit
1 avocado
2 cups […]

By |March 8th, 2015|Food|0 Comments

Hamentashen for Purim (Dairy, Gluten & Grain-Free)

Hamantashen is a triangular, filled pastry which is traditionally served on the Jewish festival of Purim and is eagerly awaited by everyone, both young and old. This dough for this paleo recipe is grain, gluten and dairy-free. The fillings can be mixed and matched. Prune […]

By |March 5th, 2015|Food|0 Comments

Creamy Mushroom Pasta w. Roasted Asparagus & Lemon

This vegan and gluten-free (optional) pasta is creamy, delicious and easy to prepare. It’s also super healthy. Asparagus, one of my favorite Spring vegetables is packed with vitamin C, K, folate, fiber and is an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant-rich food. Crimini mushrooms are a nutrition […]

By |February 21st, 2015|Food|0 Comments

Coconut Vegetable Curry Over Volcano Rice

This vegan and gluten-free dish has quickly become one of my go-to recipes during the week. It’s quick and easy, loaded with veggies, satisfying, flavorful and since it’s light on the spices, the whole family loves it – including the kiddos. I usually use […]

By |February 20th, 2015|Food|0 Comments

Creamy Red Pepper Alfredo over Zoodles

I first tried spiralized noodles at a raw restaurant I managed and more recently at a cozy little Italian restaurant in Ojai. My mind was officially blown. I have been dreaming about them ever since so I bought this awesome spiralizer to make them myself. Packed […]

By |February 8th, 2015|Featured Posts, Food|0 Comments

Pumpkin Ginger Cake

The sweet earthiness of pumpkin paired with warming ginger in this seasonal cake adapted from FOLK magazine is simply divine. Oh and that frosting….
CAKE

Ingredients

3 cups coconut sugar
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup coconut oil
1 teaspoon ground cloves
4 eggs
3-1/2 cups coconut flour
2/3 cup water
2 teaspoons baking soda
15 oz. […]

By |November 10th, 2014|Food|0 Comments

Caramelized Fennel & Fig Pizza

Anya Kassoff’s The Vibrant Table is a feast for the senses. From small sides to savory meals and sweet indulgences, each nourishing recipe tells a story of a balanced and well-fed lifestyle, centered around the family table. A chapter dedicated to cooking with kids is full of […]

By |June 21st, 2014|Food, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Celeriac Chickpea Stew w. Slow Roasted Tomatoes

Sweet slow-roasted tomatoes offset the chile-spiced chickpeas in this simple but flavorful dish. Celeriac (celery root) is a versatile vegetable that adds flavor and nourishment to this dish which can be enjoyed as a dish or its own meal.
Ingredients
For the slow-roasted tomatoes ~

1/4 cup olive […]

By |June 7th, 2014|Food|0 Comments

Tofu Broccoli Quiche in a Quinoa Crust

This vegan and gluten-free “quiche” from Julie Morris’ Superfood Kitchen is perfect for Spring. Made with tofu and stuffed with broccoli, it is a very healthy dish so I added a few additional ingredients which are listed below as optional. Served with hot sauce for […]

By |June 2nd, 2014|Food|0 Comments