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Quinoa

Quinoa 1 cup quinoa Pinch of sea salt 1 3/4 cups of water Rinse quinoa well with warm water and drain.  Quinoa has a natural coating called saponin that repels insects and birds and can create a bitter taste.  Rinsing … Continue reading

Confetti Rice Salad

Salad: 4 cups cooked brown rice 1 cup red pepper, chopped 1 carrot, grated or chopped 2 Tbsp. fresh chives or 1 scallion, finely chopped 1 cup chopped red cabbage 1 cup chopped parsley or 1/2 parsley/1/2 cilantro 1/3 cup … Continue reading

Easy Egg-Free Broccoli Casserole

In a Blender (Vitamix or Blendtec): 1.5 cups cashew milk 3/4 cup coconut milk 3/4 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion powder (use less if making the casserole with sauteed onions) 1 tbsp chia seed meal 1 … Continue reading

Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Perfect Pesto

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Roasting Garlic in a Terra Cotta Roaster

Roasted Garlic Recipe Continue reading

Quick Cruciferous Stir-Fry

1 tablespoon organic virgin coconut oil 1 medium onion, chopped large 2 carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch thick diagonals 2 to 3 garlic cloves, crushed 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger 1 head broccoli, cut into florets 2 cups … Continue reading

Garlic Sautéed Greens

8 cups of chopped raw greens (ex/swiss chard, kale, bok choy) 1 Tablespoon Grapeseed Oil 1 Tablespoon minced garlic Garnish ½-1 teaspoon brown rice vinegar ½ teaspoon Wheat-Free Tamari For greens with tough stems, cut the leaves away from the … Continue reading

Creamy Broccoli Soup: Makes 6 servings

1 or 2 large stems of broccoli with flowerettes 1 tsp sunflower oil 4 cups chopped onions ½ tsp sea salt 1 tsp coriander 2 cups diced potatoes ½ cup chopped celery 3 ½ -4 cups water 2 tbsp cashew … Continue reading

Mad Dog Rice Salad: Makes 6 cups

Salad: 3 cups cooked brown rice 1 cup fresh or frozen green peas 1 cup fresh or frozen baby lima beans 2 tsp sunflower oil 1 onion, chopped ½ lb tofu, cut in cubes 1 carrot, cut in small pieces … Continue reading