Vegetarian Meal Ideas

Creamy Sweetpotato & Mushroom “Pasta”

October 12, 2013
Creamy sweet potato pasta

Disclosure: I received free samples of California sweetpotatoes mentioned in this post.  By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the California Sweetpotato Council and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest.  I was not compensated for my time. It’s fall and that means it’s time to get excited about sweet potatoes! But […]

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{recipe redux} Raspberry Almond Butter

August 21, 2013
raspberry almond butter spread

This month’s recipe redux challenge is to raise the bar on food in jars. Well, it’s really about canning. But I don’t do much canning and besides smoothies, I don’t really eat out of jars. I’m a bowl kinda gal. However, I do make a few things and store them in jars. My favorites are chia seed […]

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Spicy Raw Vegan Chili

July 25, 2013
raw veggie walnut chili

This spicy raw vegan chili has been on my mind for weeks! Ryan and I made it a few times for our Detox Kitchen clients, and I’ve been dying to make it for myself. The cold veggies perfectly complement the spicy kick of the chili pepper sauce – which I love!  The walnut provides a meaty […]

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{recipe redux} Ryan’s Famous Almond Sesame Noodles

May 21, 2013
Sesame noodle kelp salad

Do you need a go-to dish to bring to all those graduation parties, barbecues, wedding and baby showers on your calendar? I’ve got your problem solved. Everyone loves this tasty Asian-inspired salad. It’s perfect for brunches and parties because it just gets better and better the longer it sits.  It’s also super easy to make. […]

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10 Ways to Eat Chia

May 2, 2013
chia seed 10 ways

I’m always trying to convince my clients to try chia seed.  Some of them are already on board and some look at me like I have two heads. Chia is your friend! It’s so easy to incorporate into your diet and once you get used to the texture, you’ll be adding it to everything.  But […]

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My “What to do with those sprouts?” Salad

April 10, 2013
sproutsalad6

I love sprouting.  It’s so easy and fun to do with Norah. You don’t need any fancy equipment, just a jar and some cheesecloth. Pretty much anyone can do it!  It’s also a great way to save money on produce. All you do is soak your seeds overnight, then place them in a jar sealed […]

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{recipe} Tomato Rosemary Scones

April 1, 2013
rosemary tomato scone

Ever had a savory scone? I hadn’t…until my sister brought over these tomato rosemary scones for Easter brunch.  I love scones, they’re probably my most favorite bakery food and I would choose a scone over a donut or a bagel any day. I’ve tried to make them a few times before but being the non-baker […]

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5 Ways with Meyer Lemons

January 23, 2013

I bought meyer lemons last week and they are still sitting in my fridge. I need to use them.  I’ve been searching online for some fun recipes that use ingredients I already have in my pantry. I turned to Google and Pinterest to find recipes with food I have on hand.  I searched cauliflower, lentils, […]

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