Yeast Free, No Stress 10 Minute Vegan Mexican Pizza

I would like to think of myself as supermom, and let's be honest, all parents, and especially moms (no offense daddios!) are super human--we have so much on our plates: careers, our beloved munchkins, the daily chores, bills, community involvement, volunteer work, maybe even taking care of our aging parents...the list can go on; but at the end of the day we are just human, … [Read more...]

Sunset Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

The dead of winter is nearly over.  While we did not get any show this year, it has been raining nearly non-stop in Washington. If you live in our state long enough, the rain eventually gets to you. It makes you feel like you are stuck in an eternal state of sleepiness--neither fully awake, nor fully asleep.  The days drag on, and we live even for a glimpse of … [Read more...]

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...]

Three Detox Green Juice Recipes

The last couple of weeks have been filled with longer days, a little bit more work, and a whole lot less sleep.  So, a couple of days ago, I finally got my act together and went to see my chiropractor.  I don't know what I waited for, but I slept better than a baby that night. Yet, I could feel better. So, yesterday, keeping up with the self-care momentum, I treated … [Read more...]

Fat Free Roasted Potatoes Recipe

For the last couple of weeks we talked about weight loss. Now, with your mind prepared to endeavor on a healthful approach to weight loss, which involves your entire being, it's time to spruce up your weight loss recipe book with simple, delicious, waist-slimming recipes. Who said that you cannot have fun and enjoy your food while losing weight?! I know that if that was a … [Read more...]

Creamy Rice Soup in 20 Minutes

Ever needed to pull off a meal in a pinch? Like when you get off work to run your kids to a soccer practice, only to get home to find out that there are no leftovers in the fridge, while it is packed with some delicious ingredients you bought to make meals for your family but never got to it? Or, waking up in the morning, dragging after a day full or errands and work from … [Read more...]

Chocolate Temptations Candy | A Healthy Valentine’s Day Treat

Woohoo!  Two chocolate recipes in two days! I hope you loved the  Chocolate Roulade from yesterday. Today's recipe is equally tempting and equally good...or even better. Mmmm.. My sweets loving Hubby has a hard time keeping his hands off this tempting chocolate goodness, even if he risks getting his hands slapped for it.  Filled with nuts, dates and apricots, it … [Read more...]

Chocolate Roulade Recipe

It's almost Valentine's Day! So, let's start with a little bit of Valentine's Day trivia. Did you know that 58 million pounds of chocolate candy is bought each year during the Valentine's Day week.  Yes, that's M-M-M-Million P-P-P-Pounds! Between today and tomorrow I will give you two more reasons to buy chocolate this week.  However, my chocolate Valentine's Day treats … [Read more...]

Health Promoting Cabbage Salad Recipe

Cabbage is good for you! I have eaten cabbage my whole life (I don't know if it's the Russian in me, or because our family really likes cabbage). Did I already tell you that I like cabbage?  I like it in soups, I like it fermented (think sauerkraut), I like cabbage rolls, and I like it in salads. I could probably come up with 101 ways to enjoy cabbage. So, today I am … [Read more...]

Barbecue Cauliflower Wings Recipe

Did you ever begin salivating while talking, thinking about or simply looking at delicious food?  Well, I'm drowning in my own drool now, as I am typing up this recipe.  I see the image, remember the taste, but my hunger cannot be satisfied. It is one thing to make a delicious meal (and this one will sear itself into your brain once you taste it), and another to stare at … [Read more...]