Category : Dressings

Cucumber and Tomato Salad With Green Goddess Dressing

When the ingredients are REAL, local and organic, everything just seems to taste better. The cucumbers and tomatoes are from our garden, so this salad was extra fresh and special to us. The superfood green goddess dressing is one of our favorites. It’s oil free with a tahini base.  We used spirulina, a blue-green algae, to add additional nutrients. Spirulina has a high percentage of protein and iron, as well as all eight essential amino acids, potassium, zinc, calcium, and […]

Lemon Almond Butter Dressing

We love creative dips, marinades and dressings! They make an ordinary meal into something delicious and creative. They also help our kids (and us!) eat more veggies. You are also getting extra protein in this dressing with the nut butter. Gluten-free and vegan too. It’s so good, you may want to double the recipe and store in the fridge for the week. Enjoy! Ingredients: *Use organic 3 tsp nut butter (we love “Nutzo” brand) Juice from 1 lemon 1 garlic […]

Summer Microgreen, Kale and Blueberry Salad

We believe in eating local, keeping things simply and honoring ourselves by eating real food! This summer salad with edible Nasturium flowers makes for a beautiful dish to bring to parties or just to enjoy on your own. Takes only 15 minutes to make! Also, the majority of the ingredients are LOCAL (from the Westport CT Farmers Market) and all are organic. This salad is packed with nutrients. Why do we love microgreens? Researchers at the University of Maryland found microgreens […]

Vegan Cashew Cream–Caesar Salad Dressing or Dip

This Cashew Cream Caesar Salad Dressing will make you eat more veggies! We do when we make it. It’s healthy, no oil, all real ingredients and so simple to make.  Spread it on a salad, sandwich, dip your veggies in it and beyond! When we were transitioning into a more plant based diet and going light on dairy, delicious healthy dressings helped paved the way for us (oh, and avocados!). Enjoy the simple things! Ingredients: *Use organic when possible 1 […]

Vegan Pesto Two Ways With Vegetable Noodles

Vegetable noodles (zucchini or spaghetti squash) and homemade pesto is a great healthy swap when yearning for comfort food. Once you’ve made the pesto, there are so many creative ways to enjoy it from flatbread and pizza to eggs, veggie dip to chicken marinade and more. You can use your spiralizer to make zucchini noodles or bake a spaghetti squash and use a fork to scrape out the strands! Then simply toss the noodles in our pesto, add in additional veggies […]

Vegan Parmesan Cheese—It’s UNREAL!

These Vegan Parmesan recipes are game changer if you don’t eat dairy! It’s even so good that those who love cheese will want to dig in! Both recipes, the cashew and the brazil nut Parmesans, are 4 ingredients and a 3 minute prep time each, so there is no excuse not to give it a try. It’s a perfect topping for pasta, pizza, sandwiches, salads, popcorn and any recipe that calls for Parmesan cheese. Nutritional yeast (available in our boutique) has been a […]

The Secret Sauce: Make Your Own

Store bought salad dressings are one of the easiest ways to sabotage your way to slim.  Thankfully it is also one of the easiest swaps to make. Homemade salad dressing is simple and delicious. Save yourself from hidden sugar, salt, processed fats, preservatives, stabilizers and unnecessary empty CALORIES!  Here’s how:  1.) stick to a 3:1 ratio. 3 parts healthy fat (extra virgin olive oil, flaxseed oil, walnut oil. avocado oil) 1 part acid (balsamic, red wine, rice wine, apple cider vinegar, […]