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Recipe: {Caramelized Fennel and Fig Pizza} V+GF Optional

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|Featured Posts, Food + Recipes, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recipe: {Tofu Broccoli Quiche with Quinoa Crust} V+GF

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 + Recipes|0 Comments

Recipe: {Tricolor Quinoa with Pesto, Spinach & Sun-dried Tomatoes} V+GF

A new go-to dish— easy enough to prepare while juggling a toddler and newborn, packed with nutrient-dense ingredients, satisfying and delicious!
Ingredients

1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes
2 cups chopped fresh basil
1/4 cup pine nuts
2/3 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon nutritional yeast or Parmesan
3/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 tablespoon minced […]

By |April 11th, 2014|Food + Recipes|0 Comments

Recipe: {Creamy Polenta with Roasted Root Vegetables} V+GF

This delicious little dish from Naturally Ella is comforting in a good-for-you way!
Ingredients
VEGETABLES
1 parsnip
1 rutabaga
1-2 red beets
1 tablespoon olive oil

POLENTA
4 cups water
½ teaspoon sea salt
1 cup polenta
½ teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoon fresh parsley
1 tablespoon butter (or Earth Balance)

TOPPING
1 ounce blue cheese (I used goat cheese. Omit […]

By |March 31st, 2014|Food + Recipes|0 Comments

Recipe: {Chickpea & Quinoa Salad with Mustard-Tahini Dressing}

Quinoa salads are so easy to prepare. This salad is full of simple nutrient dense ingredients and is light but satisfying. You can make it ahead of time, keep it in the refrigerator and have a great option ready to go for a snack […]

By |March 24th, 2014|Food + Recipes|0 Comments

Recipe: {Sweet Potato Quinoa Soup with White Beans & Spinach}

Ingredients

1 tablespoon coconut oil
1 large yellow onion, finely chopped
3 cloves of garlic, minced
1 large sweet potato, or two smaller sweet potatoes, cut into 1/4 inch chunks
1 teaspoon thyme
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 1/2 cups cannellini beans
1/2 cup quinoa
4 cups spinach
6-8 cups vegetable stock
Crushed red pepper flakes
Salt […]

By |March 11th, 2014|Food + Recipes|0 Comments

Recipe: {Jam & Sunflower Thimbles} V+GF+P Optional

I was feeling ambitious this morning so my husband took the baby for a walk and I baked these cookies from Green Kitchen Stories with my toddler. It was nice to spend some one on one time with him since I’ve been bonding and breastfeeding […]

By |February 14th, 2014|Food + Recipes, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recipe: {Spiced Pumpkin Bread Loaves} GF+V Optional

This is my own recipe for a healthier take on a classic Fall favorite. It’s spiced with an aromatic blend of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves. It’s delicious fresh from the oven but I think it tastes even better the next day!
Ingredients

1 3/4 cups […]

By |November 17th, 2013|Food + Recipes, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recipe: {Carrot, Coconut & Banana Cupcakes w Honey-Lime Frosting} GF+V Optional

These cupcakes are filled with wonderful warm spices. The scent of cardamom, cinnamon and allspice fills the kitchen as they bake in the oven. They are very light, airy and not too sweet and can be enjoyed for breakfast or dessert.
Ingredients
Cupcakes

1/2 cup unsalted butter […]

By |November 13th, 2013|Food + Recipes|0 Comments

Recipe: {No-Bake Fudge Brownies} P+R+GF+V

This yummy treat is made with fruits, nuts and pure cacao, making it nutritious and delicious!
Ingredients

10 Medjool dates, pits removed
1 cup raw walnut pieces (can use cashews)
1/2 cup cacao powder
pinch sea salt
1 tablespoon cacao nibs
1 tablespoon goji berries

Preparation

Place nuts in a food processor and […]

By |November 12th, 2013|Food + Recipes|0 Comments