This dressing, I’m telling you, is amazing on EVERYTHING! Perfect on chickpeas or other beans, salads, protein bowls, or as a dipper for raw or roasted veggies, meats and seafood. Seriously, so good! INGREDIENTS: Salad: 1 can of organic bpa-free chickpeas, rinsed and drained sea salt and pepper to taste 1 small shallot minced 1…… Continue reading Chickpea Salad with Tarragon Dressing!
I recently saw a video for Quinoa Toasts, and with the New Year upon us, I’ve been looking forward to lightening up on the gluten! I tweaked the recipe to get some additional benefits from Chia and Sesame Seeds, but you can add any type you’d like! I can see these Toasts topped with hummus…… Continue reading Super-Seed Quinoa Toasts!
Just 3 Ingredients to this heavenly treat! This was a total hit with my 3 kids, even the one who doesn’t like coconut anything! It’s incredibly easy to make and super healthy, a win-win! 2 Mango 1 Can Coconut Milk 1/4- 1/2 Tsp Pure Vanilla Extract Place can in freezer for one hour,…… Continue reading Vegan Mango Creamsicle Ice Cream!
This is the perfect summer treat that can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner or as a snack! I’m not the biggest watermelon fan, I know, how Un-American of me! But there is something magical that happens when you add the marinated vidalias, sea salt and mint! I promise, give it a try and see!…… Continue reading Individual Watermelon Pizzas Topped with Marinated Vidalias, Mint and Walnuts!
This Vegan meal is satisfying and a snap to put together! I just love that combination! I made this recipe after a long day at the zoo, during school vacation last week. The boys were all out, so just us girls got to enjoy all of this yumminess! 2 Cups Water 1 cup Carolina…… Continue reading Vegan Black Bean, Potato and Pepper Curry over Coconut Rice
Making homemade pasta such as ravioli, gnocchi, and fettuccine is a regular occurrence in our Italian family, but with an extra package of wonton on hand, it made perfect sense to create quick ravioli! This is the perfect option for those that don’t have the time or desire to prepare their own dough! The…… Continue reading Chestnut and Maple Walnut Basil “Cream”-Filled Raviolis (GF/ Vegan options)
Grigliata is my new culinary obsession! I was given some as a Christmas gift in a beautiful grinder, from my lovely Aunt Maryteresa. It is an Italian grill seasoning blend which includes, sea salt, pink peppercorn, juniper, rosemary and cinnamon. What a burst of flavor this mix lends to what you’re cooking! The Juniper combines…… Continue reading Grass-Fed Chorizo Bites over Grigliata-Seasoned Veggies and Roasted Red Pepper Cashew “Cream”