Madagascar Pink Rice with Roasted Squash, Apples, Onion + Green Peas

I’m a big fan of meals in a bowl and you really can’t go wrong with this dish adapted from Choosing Raw. It’s delicious, simple to prepare and the kids love it. Grown from a single seed, Madagascar Pink Rice amazed with its abundant […]

By |January 16th, 2015|Food, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Baked Blueberry Oatmeal

You’ve heard it before… “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” but getting everyone fed can be difficult during hectic mornings. This recipe can be made ahead of time and warmed up in a jiffy. The whole family will love it and […]

By |August 19th, 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.
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

Tricolor Quinoa w. Pesto, Spinach + Sun-dried Tomatoes

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

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|0 Comments

Creamy Polenta w. Roasted Root Vegetables

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

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

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

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

Chickpea + Quinoa Salad w. 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|0 Comments

Sweet Potato Quinoa Soup w. White Beans + Spinach


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|0 Comments

Jam & Sunflower Thimbles

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|0 Comments