Gluten Free Maca Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

In the time of restaurants, fast food joints and packaged food, we all still long for that made-from-scratch, good-for-you, made-with-you-in-mind meal experience. We imagine the mornings when we wake up and someone, other than us, whips us a delicious family breakfast of pancakes (or crepes), a glass of fresh juice, toast and scrambled...tofu; and that the aroma of that … [Read more...]

Eggless Vegan Frittata Recipe

Happy (almost) New Year! To go out of this year with style, I have a special treat for you... Vegan frittata? "Impossible!" you say. But I am about to convince you otherwise, because I created it!  And while it might not taste exactly like an egg frittata, it has an  AMAZING taste profile, so much so that you will not care about that at all. I whipped it up on a … [Read more...]

Vegan Gluten Free Crepe Recipe

Remember my excitement when I, years into my vegan living, was able to create the perfect vegan crepe recipe? If you don't, I can tell you that I was over the moon and spoiled my family rotten making those mouthwatering, delicious, low fat vegan crepes. Now my excitement doubled. Why? I honestly never thought that it was possible to create a perfect gluten free crepe … [Read more...]

Easy Coconut Macaroons Recipe

Christmas is just around the corner, so the demand for holiday dessert recipes is going up.  But who has time to bake?  The simpler the recipe, the better it is!  And just think how much better it gets, when the recipe does not have loads of sugar, eggs, butter, processed junk and other sort of shenanigans you would not want to find on your plate...or your hips. When I … [Read more...]

Kid Friendly Vegan Veggirama Gnocchi with Basil Pesto

“Me, me, me! More please!” This excited string of words coming from family members at mealtimes, brings unexplainable delight to a mom's heart – the whole world over!  After all the love and thought we’ve poured into the meal, we can now revel contentedly as we watch them happily devouring all that yummy, healthy goodness. (Disclaimer: If your kids are anything like my … [Read more...]

5 Easy Main Dish Gluten Free Recipes

I'm so beside myself right now--Hubby and I closed on our house and got our keys yesterday.  We are moving in today!  I have to be honest, though, I am not excited about packing and moving.  In fact--I dread the process because I had to repeat it way too many times to even fess up to tell you.  It is tragic, really. If you found out, you would be mourning and crying with … [Read more...]

Tabbouleh Salad Recipe With A Twist

Family. What are the top three memories that come to mind when you hear this word? I bet that at least one of them – if not all – includes food in some way. Right? It’s incredible how much we as humans are wired for community and close relationships. Yet sadly, good quality family time is becoming more and more a thing of the past in our busy Western society. … [Read more...]

Quinoa “Fried Rice” with Satay Kebabs Recipe

Beep, beep, beep. The fridge door beep makes me snap back into reality and I realize I’m doing it again! It’s nearly time for the main meal for the day, and I’m still staring into the abyss that is my fridge – waiting and hoping for some inspiration. “Oh well, I’ll just make “X” again!’”(insert your dish that you keep making more frequently than you’d like to admit...) … [Read more...]

Vegan Gluten Free Brownies Recipe

A couple of weeks ago I learned that Bob's Red Mill came out with a new gluten free flour mix. While I personally do not have to avoid gluten, I have plenty of clients and readers who do; so, it was time to experiment...and experiment I did. The flour comes with a claim of 1-to-1 substitution power, so, I tried it in every way possible--desserts, cauli poppers, and even … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Almond Raspberry Muffins

Gluten Free? Gluten free diet is becoming more and more popular in the U.S.  While some people have a very valid reason to be gluten free--15% of Americans have some form of gluten intolerance, ranging from mild reactions to gluten food to those with Celiac disease, the rest of us can still enjoy delicious wheat products. However, it is always a great idea to expend our … [Read more...]